As Lost Ark players gain access to personal strongholds, the six trade skills – mining, fishing, foraging, hunting, logging, and digging – become increasingly necessary to progress through intelligence. through the castle’s upgrade system and participate in the crafting process.
To maintain a good supply and keep up with research, the Player will need a means of gathering as many productive resources as possible. So it’s best that they know exactly where to look.
The locations featured in this guide were chosen due to their easy accessibility for most players, as well as being close to Luterra Castle, costing as little silver as possible when traveling through Triports.
While serving as the player’s introduction to trading skills, Lakebar has a multitude of copper ore rocks that, inexplicably, drop varying qualities of iron ore when mined.
These ores are used during research in the stronghold’s lab, allowing the player to expand their crafting and exploration capabilities.
While the locations later in this guide have copper ore rock, Lakebar has the closest rock density to the northeast, making this location ideal for rapid mass mining.
Lakebar also represents one of the very few early game locations with fishing spots, where the player can catch fish and then cook meals after growing their stronghold to level 10.
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Forest of Bilbrin
Bilbrin’s rich acacia trees provide different wood qualities.
Wood is heavily used in lab research, but also contributes to shipbuilding, which can allow players to complete passive daily quests from their stronghold station for additional rewards.
Hunting targets in the area, in the form of spotted rabbits, can provide meat for later cooking, as well as some rare crafting materials in hides and skins.
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Although not represented by any small map icons or world objects, players can scan the Battlebound Plains to find and excavate underground ruins. These findings serve as crafting ingredients that can be used in later recipes.
The Dreamwalker flowers can be fed from the lower, northeastern part of the Abbey. These wildflowers can be used at a stronghold’s workshop to craft potions and other battle items.
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