Gathering tools are tools that characters need to gather some of the resources needed for crafting from Resource nodes. There are three types of gathering tools: harvesting sickles, logging axes and mining picks.Only Gathering Job Skills are able to equip one of each type which grants the ability to gather each type of resource with changing weapons and skill . Some resources require better quality of tools in order to gather. Attempting to gather a resource with a poorer quality tool may result in gathering Ruined Plant Fiber, Ruined Log, or Ruined Ore Chunk instead of the intended materials. Higher-level gathering tools can gather the listed materials claimed by corresponding lower-level tools of the same type. For example, Steel Mining Picks can mine copper, iron, and silver ores as well as gold.These items have to be equipped in the following slots:
Tools can be purchased from various vendors, typically in cities and large towns. They are sometimes available from Cash Vendors or in small villages.
The following merchants sell the whole standard range of gathering equipment (ie copper, iron, steel,gathering tools):