FAQ - How to Gain, Rewards & More! Training Fishing Fishing is one of those skills that takes a while to GM but once complete offers several rewards. 0-30 Skill: If you haven't started a character with 50 Fishing you can buy up to 30 from a Fisher near docks. 30-75 Skill: Between these values you will need to fish shallow water, At docks or coastlines. 75-120 Skill: Between these values you will need to fish in deep water, Buy a boat from a Shipwright and sale out of Dock and fish. A good spot is east of Moonglow, You can sail North/South without hitting any islands. What Can I Fish Up? At 0 Fishing: Footwear: Can be used to fill footwear bods, Apart from that not worth keeping Fish: Can be cut up with a blade, 1 Fish will make 4 Fish Steaks. Can only be caught until 90 fishing when ONLY High Seas fish will be caught. High Seas Shallow Fish: Green Catfish, Pike, Redbelly Bream, Bluegill Sunfish, Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Kokanee Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Yellow Perch, Smallmouth Bass, Uncommon Shiner, Brook Trout and Walleye Truly Rare Fish: +11% Str, Duration 120 Seconds Highly Peculiar Fish: +10 Stamina Wondrous Fish: +10% Dex, Duration 120 Seconds Prized Fish: +11 Int, Duration 120 Seconds At 75 Fishing: Message in a Bottle: When opened will contain a Waterstained SOS or if your lucky (1 in 25) an Ancient SOS. These will then lead you to treasure you can fish up. (FAQ HERE) Treasure Chests: From completing a Waterstained SOS or an Ancient SOS from a Message in a Bottle (MIB). (FAQ HERE) At 80 Fishing: Special Fishing Nets: Come in a range of colours, You can throw these into the water to spawn several water monsters. White Pearls: Used to make several craftable artifacts as well as being an imbuing reagent. (More Info) Big Fish: Come in a range of weights, Will bear the catchers name if its above 20 stones. Can be used with a Taxidermy Kit to create a trophy. (More Info) Delicate Scales: Resource used in Imbuing. (More Info) High Seas Rare Fish: List of fish unsure at the moment of writing. At 90 Fishing: Treasure Map: Used to dig up a treasure chest on land. Full details on Treasure Maps at this FAQ. (Treasure Hunter FAQ) Will no longer be able to catch 4 'a fish' types. Only High Seas fish after 90 Skill. Ignore if you haven't upgraded to High Seas. At 100 Fishing: Ancient SOS's. So you were lucky enough to get an Ancient SOS from a MIB, Well Done! How is it different from a Waterstained SOS? Well the loot for a start, Once you manage to fish it up you will find a bright white chest with Level 4 loot, Also inside will be a Fabled Fishing Net. Fabled Fishing Net The Fabled Fishing Nets sell for quite alot of money in places such as Luna, So if you don't cope well with tough monsters you could consider selling it, Otherwise read on! The Fabled Fishing Net works the same way as the Special Fishing Nets, You double click them, Target deep water and the spawn will appear. However instead of 3-4 monsters you will swirm up the mighty Leviathan as well as a few other sea creatures. The Leviathan The Leviathan is a bright white Kracken however it is extremely tough, The person who tossed the net will have a 25% chance at a Minor Artifact, Everyone else who helps kill it will have a chance at a Minor Artifact also, This chance is also affected by Luck. Minor Artifacts You can find a full list of Minor Artifacts available to get from the Leviathan by clicking here. Stygian Abyss Fishing Quests There are two new quests that came with the 2009 expansion Stygian Abyss that are related to fishing. Scraping the Bottom Xenrr will give this quest, He will want one Mud Puppy. This is a named 'Big Fish' which is only attainable by fishing in the Underworld Dungeon. There are several areas of fishing in the Underworld I have listed further down in this post. Once you obtain the Mud Puppy set it as a quest item by clicking your character then 'Toggle Quest Item', Go back to Xenrr and he will give you the reward 'Xenrr's Fishing Pole'. On holding it will turn you into a green goblin. Something Fishy Barreraak will give this quest, He will want one Red Herring. This is a named 'Big Fish' which is only attainable by fishing in the Underworld Dungeon. There are several areas of fishing in the Underworld I have listed further down in this post. Once you obtain the Red Herring set it as a quest item by clicking your character then 'Toggle Quest Item', Go back to Barreraak and he will give you the reward 'Barreraak's Beaten Up Ring'. On wearing it will turn you into a grey goblin. Fishing Areas in the Underworld High Seas Fishing Quests Stratics has a fantastic Fishing Quest Guide located here!