1. When can I learn to harvest?
As soon as you hit level 20 you are eligible to learn how to harvest the first nodes.
2. Where can I learn to harvest?
As an Aquilonian you leave Tortage and are shipped to Old Tarantia. Take the East Gate and Follow the wooden wall all the way to the dead end. Speak with Wagonneer Mycus [Wild Lands of Zelata].
Once in the Wild Lands take the road North in Tesso and travel up to the Outcast Camp. Over a slight incline to the upper left of the village near a small docking pond, you need to Speak with Avitus [Stage Coach Driver] or the man next to him. 1.I need to get to Poitain
Once in Poitain, follow the road to the first right, cross that bridge and youre in Caenna Village. Here are where all your Trainers are for Harvesting and Crafting.
Occupation , Name Waypoint
Miner Trainer, Yvanno 1278, 1521
Prospector Trainer, Simione 1286, 1496
Skinner Trainer, Iathos 1304, 1541
Stone Cutter Trainer, Aemias 1362, 1570
Weaver Trainer, Brienne 1250, 1480
Woodcutter Trainer, Taromus 1289, 1554
Stygians - Purple Lotus Swamp
To get there you go to the k something province then take the road south and follow the road signs it will take you to a npc who you talk to who teleports you to the purple lotus swamp. Once there, go to the town and talk to the trainers caution some of them are glitched and are underneath the building to talk to them just jump off the building (they are on stilts) and they should be standing underneath. (Annatar & Gemwatcher)
Prospector Gera @1202,1058
Miner Augusted @1210,1164
Woodcutter neseptor @1165,1163
Skinner Setaura @1052,1175 (currently glitched under the building)
Weaver Tespet @1157,1142 (currently Glitched under the building)
Cimmerian - Lachish Plains
Lachish Plains, is off of the Field of the Dead zone. You have to go ALL the way to the end of Conall's Valley, enter the Field of the Dead, and hang a right by the small camp that is there.It's the hardest resource zone to reach by far. It's a long walk with lot's of level 28+ mobs right in the path with a few elites thrown in. (etaber)
3. Where are the resource nodes?
Gemstones can be dropped from any People anywhere.
Skinner: Hides can be dropped from any Animal anywhere.
Prospector, Stonecutter, Miner, Weaver, and Woodcutter resourse nodes can be found in small quantities anywhere. However most are concentrated in three zones the trainers are found:
Stygia- Purple Lotus Swamp
Cimmeria- Lashecish Plains
Mark waypoints to all resources you find)
20 t1 gathering
40 start crafting
50 t2 gathering
?? t3 gathering
Sandstone/Clear Quartz@ 487, 1304
Silver/Black Silver@ 1064, 1335
Rough Leather/Brindled Leather@ Wild Lands, Animals
Ash/ Ebon Ash@ 1142,1478
Copper/Tin@ 1006, 1578
Cotton/CottonWisp@ 1101, 1631
the first set of quests is to gather the normal resources
:Rough Leather (the "mobs" in the gathering zones have a higher rate of dropping the leather and they can usually be 1 shotted by casters but because of higher level they do hit hard)
20 of each item is needed(18K in XP for 5 out of the 6)
to progress to the second set of quests:
must gather the rare items from each type of node,
:Clear Quartz from Sandstone
:Tin from Copper
:Black Silver from Silver
:Ebon Ash from Ash
:Cottonwhisp from Cotton
1 of each is needed for these quests (will update when know exp)(rare to normal ratio that people are experiencing is 1:50 and up to 1:100)
progress to the third set of quests: (level 50)
20 of each of next up level 2 of gathering i believe so level 2 of buildings as well
1 of each rare from yew, granite, silk, electrum, skinning.., iron
:Tussah Silk (silk)
Collect 20 of each t3 resource