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#1 Jul 12 2004 at 2:04 AM Rating: Decent
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I hit 55 recently, and while I wait on some friends to catch up for Genkai 2, I've decided to do some farming and set aside some gil for the future. I'm just looking for ideas to farm effectively since the places I'm going to are starting to get either old or overcamped. Here's a list of some of the ones I've been using, feel free to add your own.

Sarutabaruta- crawler silk, beehive chips (lvl 15+)
Tahrongi Canyon- wind clusters during wind weather, crawler silk, beehive chips (lvl 35+)
La Theine Plateau- wind clusters, ram skins/horns (lvl 35+)
Valkurm dunes- lizards for lizard skins (lvl 30+)
Jugner Forrest- Tiger hides, mistletoe/puffbals from trees, beastcoins (lvl 40+)
Rolanberry- gobbues for treecuttings and moss, crawler silk, beehive chips, goblins for various chain pieces (lvl 50+)
Passhow marshes- marlboro vines and dodge headbands, gobbue moss and treecuttings, crawler silk (lvl 40+)

These are some of my favorite spots, and on a decent day I usually average 15-20k/hr, sometimes close to 30k/hr if my buddy with high leathercraft synths ram and tiger leather with me. If anyone has any other suggestions or favorite spots you don't mind sharing, please let me know, because I'm looking for some new stomping grounds.
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#2 Jul 12 2004 at 12:29 PM Rating: Decent
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you covered most of the areas i farm in but you left out tiger fangs in jugner. also yughott grotto isnt that bad with th and gilfinder i can usually clean the whole place out, make about1k gil and get some 500-1k drops in about 20 mins and being so close to sandy its a quick run back to drop stuff. This isnt a huge money maker but i manage to survive very well this way and only have to do a bcnm about once a month or so to get the money for the really higher priced stuff i have to buy, but this covers my arrow costs easily, also in Palboro mines i kill all the amethyst quads none others cause they drop quadav backplates and they go for 1k each on my server, i can load up with about 30 of them in an hour or so.
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#3 Jul 13 2004 at 3:19 AM Rating: Decent
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also my friend who is also a rng says he likes beaducien glacier (or however you spell it) because the drop of the fangs is almost always 1-2 per tiger but he has to avoid alot of mobs because he is like lvl 51 or 52.
#4 Jul 13 2004 at 5:56 AM Rating: Decent
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Heh u said about what mostly I do sometimes I like to go camp some Stroper Chymes with a friend..only if I have like a billion hours to waste...
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#5 Jul 13 2004 at 6:32 AM Rating: Decent
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does the lizzy on dunes give you a great number of its skin?

how long you farm for 7 stacks of skin?

i suspended my rng for more than 3 weeks now just for making money, i'm bored to death logging on ghelsba, especially with those stealing the points around
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#6 Jul 13 2004 at 11:00 AM Rating: Decent
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Edited, Tue Jul 13 12:01:53 2004 by Aryden
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#7 Jul 13 2004 at 11:01 AM Rating: Decent
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yeah unfortunately Ghelsba gets to be a pain in the tail for logging, but jugner is even worse, not that people are stealing logging points, but just finding the dam things.
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#8 Jul 13 2004 at 11:41 AM Rating: Decent
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Only on the Ranger forum do we share farming locations. Shhh, don't tell anyone.
King Ranpierres Tomb is great for 25+. I just equip boomerang on my 30/15 War/thf and make circles in the first underground section and 2nd above ground section. I can 1 hit or 2 hit just about everything and in a couple hours can come out of there with a traveller's mantle 30k, maybe 8 stacks of batwings 16k, 4 stacks of batfangs 4k, 3 stacks of wild onions 15k, gil drops and misc. stuff (cottoncloth and thread) maybe another 10k. Also if 30+ you can hit the 2nd underground section and farm bonechips, batwings, and camp for martial slacks 24k, and valor earing 8k.
I have only farmed Junger and the Tomb, but have made enough to buy hairpin, leaping boots, 1 hawker(working on 2nd currently), lots of shishie(sp?) arrows and food for 33+ levels of Ranger.
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#9 Jul 13 2004 at 1:57 PM Rating: Default
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Keep this up and you guys / gals will have no place to farm ^^)b real smart thing to do share your money pot with others /sigh

Edited, Tue Jul 13 14:57:42 2004 by BodomNight
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#10 Jul 13 2004 at 2:03 PM Rating: Decent
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I find farming without TH a total waste of time.

Pre 30 I duoed with a friend: Him WAR/THF, me THF/WHM. He tanked and I provided TH and some light healing. We farmed in Tahronghi Canyon. We killed any and everything there except the elementals. Dhamels and bees were good (skins, femurs, chips) and we also stole cotton from Mandy's. We tossed mostly everything else.

At 30 I farmed the same way, but solo as WAR/THF. During this time I focussed on making enough money to lvl RNG and do Gobbybags 3 and 4.

Once RNG hit 30, it changed to RNG/THF and I found my new home...Konchat Highlands. Its all about the rams here. Each ram is worth between 2k-4k. In the downtime between spawns, I would farm sheepskin and synth it into wool and bee chips. The only problem here is competition. If you have others doing the same, just hope they don't have Flee. If they do, pick a small region and claim it as your own. Between 30-49 if the competition were fierce, I would leave. No need to get stressed out farming (thats what leveling is for :P). Since 50 and the addition of Flee, I can hold my own against most other farmers. Elementals here are also tasty targets. Pick them up on scan between ram spawns. With 50 inventory slots, my average haul is 25K-30K. Total time, including travel, is 45 minutes to 2 hours depending on competition. One additional benefit is Stray Mary. Although she is stingy with her horn (I'm 2 for 20), killing her is a guranteed 5k from her milk.

I've tried other areas like Pashow, Jugner, and Battalia but they are too slow for me. Kills take a while longer and I'm not a fan of getting smacked around while farming. Plus I haven't found the drops to be that great.

To me farming is about making consitent gil every minute I'm out there, not hoping on a NM spawn or a lucky drop.
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#11 Jul 13 2004 at 3:25 PM Rating: Good
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Keep this up and you guys / gals will have no place to farm ^^)b real smart thing to do share your money pot with others /sigh


Yeah, I used to feel this way too. I remeber reading threads about farming spots and thinking that people were crazy for sharing their spots.

Since then, I have come to realize a few things:
1. People already know about most of these spots. The game has been out for a long time. There are very few secrets.
2. There are lots of ways to make money and things you do at lvl 30 don't provide the money you need at lvl 50. Your farming spots will usually change over time.
3. The Ranger board is one of the best forums. I feel a certain camaradiere here. I would'nt post this on the general forums. Plus, most of my advice is specific to those with RNG mains or subs. Sure other people can read this, but most never will.

And yes I do share my "money pot" with friends. I give money to friends if they have a need. Most pay me back. I lend gear to friends and its always returned. I buy items for friends that really want/need them. Why? It makes me feel good.

In the end this game is about more than leveling and having great equipment. Being high level and having uber equipment is pretty empty if you haven't made some friends, helped people out along the way and had a ton of fun.

Sorry for the semi-rant. I understand how you feel and used to feel the same way. I just have a different way of looking at it now. Share info (farming/leveling spots, etc) or keep it to yourself...your choice.
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#12 Jul 14 2004 at 8:50 AM Rating: Default
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Per your # 1, 2, and 3

#1) No, not all people know the spots hence the tons of "OMG where can I farm where!?!?" threads and also the need for this thread would be eliminated if everyone knew =).

#2) I've been farming the same thing since lvl 28 and I'm now 67 until recently due to overcapacity.

#3) This may be the the RNG forum but anyone can access it =)
and alot of non RNGs do so it is "kinda" general.

I also give money away for gear to my pals alot not paid back through the fact they have no idea how to farm which is fine some ppl don't have the time. But still not a good thing to do in giving away farming spots yea most ppl that are into the game a good bit know the main places but also alot dont. Alot of ppl that play this game are so **** lazy and look for stuff to be handed to them (this thread does just that =). Also i meant money pot as in the gil YOU MAKE farming. As for the last part in your comment "in the end..." WTF does that have to do with what i said =/ ?

Anyways post like this have driven me from ??? to ??? because of so many people that feel the need to share where they farm and it's quiet retarted to ***** up your on income imo at least~

/goodbye

Edited, Wed Jul 14 09:50:34 2004 by BodomNight

Edited, Wed Jul 14 10:20:39 2004 by BodomNight
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#13 Jul 14 2004 at 10:12 AM Rating: Decent
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i must admit. i'm not a RNG...yet. i do read the RNG forums religiously every day, to keep up on recent stuff. now, you can't honestly say that you've never taken any advice from other players. that you've never read any sort of strategy guide. that you've found EVERYTHING out about this game on your own. it's really not very possible. these are "forums" - a place for people to share experiences and make friends. i don't think that there is anything wrong with sharing some farming locations, or hints, or advice about the game. it's just that: a game. do i want to be the best RNG ever? sure. will it happen? maybe. do i need help from other who've been there? yes. so do you. so does everyone else. dontcha think?
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#14 Jul 14 2004 at 10:14 AM Rating: Decent
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God forbid that anyone else knows how to make money in this game, so they can be well-equipped and contribute more to a party. Sorry, but I find your mentality selfish and ignorant. Notice how many good places there are to farm. All you have to do, is do a quick search on a few different regions, to get a general idea for how many people there are in each area and from there its pretty easy to tell who's exping and the higher levels who might be farming, or those /anon. That is what I do, then go somewhere that has fewer people and go nuts. Think about it, how many people that read this thread are 1)from your server, 2)clueless about these farming locations, 3)going to go try these locations now that they've read about them and 4)farming when you are, where you are. Honestly, I doubt you'd find any direct competition due to this thread, and are just complaining because some of your "secrets" are out. Let it go, and don't be so greedy.
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#15 Jul 14 2004 at 11:22 AM Rating: Decent
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I don't want to "pile on" here. I think Bodom makes some valid points and he's certainly entitled to his opinion. That being said, should we condemn all those who:

Write crafting guides. Surely they are making it easier for people to craft, thus driving up prices of materials and lowering prices of crafted goods. Aren't they hurting our ability to make make money?

Post on good, out of the way place to level. Surely they are hurting my ability to level by causing overcrowding in these spots.

Post equipment recommendations. If they hadn't brought this equipment to everyone's attention, I would have been able to get it for a much lower price.

Pfft. Of course not. Thats the sole purpose of these boards, to create a community of players. Players that can share advice, tips, tactics and yes...complain about others. This is the type of information that belongs on these boards.
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#16 Jul 14 2004 at 11:31 AM Rating: Default
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Flame me all you want I have a million ways to make gil but when your cash flow starts getting crimp I'll be snikering to myself. As for calling me ignorant selfish etc.. etc.. I give more gil out than gil you have prolly ever seen if you had saved every penny since day 1 of playing this game =) However I do like my income to remain steady is that selfish ? fak no. Is that make me ignorant? **** no (actually smarter than you for I'm not killing my locations^^) I simply made a suggestion and you guys go retarted on me and I posted what I did in your best intrest, may take some time to see but I'm right and you will see. People posting killed gardening matter of fact made it not even worth doing. For the record I dont mind helping people out and many ppl that know me will tell you I'm a nice guy willing to do whatever for a friend nearly but my income effects my EXP, Gear, and fun. Take what I say how you will, call me names like a 3rd grader I don't mind but realize when your cash drops bc there is 50 people farming most locations you farm bc of this very post you will see who the idiot is ^^)

~Outta here for good~

BTW i use guides to lvl crafting and other things but things like this should be left alone just my opinion but this hurts as many if not more ppl than it helps~

take care~

Edited, Wed Jul 14 12:35:06 2004 by BodomNight
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#17 Jul 14 2004 at 11:39 AM Rating: Decent
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I gave my exact strategy for my prime farming spot and I am glad. I hope somebody uses it and thinks to themselves "Foofighter Rocks! He was right." I am not on during prime hours and my location can support many farmers at once. Everything I learn in this game I will share. It is a game and is for pure enjoyment to me - not a race or competition to be the best. If my farming spot gets overcrowded then I will enjoy the challenge of finding a new spot and making more gil/hour. Also, while I am farming I have helped many low levels get quests done in the same area and given items that I am tossing- thus not even farming sometimes. I find that more rewarding than hordeing my millions.
So ask yourself this - What is more rewarding making 30k per hour or having a level 15 Redmage tell you and all his friends that you are the greatest?
Personally I would take the "celebrity status" over the cash.
Just my humble opinion.
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#18 Jul 14 2004 at 11:54 AM Rating: Decent
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BodomNight, did you bump your F***ing head? Get over yourself, we are mostly all on different servers, and if the place becomes crowded where i farm, i leave and do 1 of the 5 million other things that i need to do and come back later. Jeese, have you never heard the saying, “Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime”—Author unknown ??

if you havent heard it before, you have now. I had to have another ranger help me when i was coming up in levels, if he hadnt i would have been screwed, but you know what, i help all the other rangers i can, why? there are very few of us, less thean most jobs in-told. we are a quasi "brotherhood" of people who have a similar goal and share some sort of like mindedness, so i have absolutely no issue what so ever with sharing my farming locations. It doesnt matter who out there reads this stuff cause you, me and the rest of the ranger community here all know that no other job can farm/hunt like a ranger.

and btw the word is RETARDED, learn to spell and get off everyone else's asses

Edited, Wed Jul 14 12:54:57 2004 by Aryden
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#19 Jul 14 2004 at 11:55 AM Rating: Decent
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I laugh at anyone who feels "threatened" by this discussion.

If you thought you were the only one making gil like this or maybe Ram's are something new, I laugh once again. Maybe you thought Pashow was a secret zone where nobody noticed the Goobue's or Crawler's?

If you ask me - this is general information, so if you feel like someone's cramping your style by posting this, well, you really weren't onto anything any more special than the rest of us in the first place.

To those who benefit from this stuff, more power to you of course.
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KK look aryden fakin **** first of all I'm not stuck on myself second of all (/sigh so much god **** drama on this site bc you folks can't read, comprehend, then write)I WROTE THIS AS A WARNING to the posters I could care less what the **** they post just a warning. You don't like my warning then wtf don't say **** about it. As for helping ppl mak it in the ranks i have fully paid for 2 other rngs other than myself to make it to a good farming lvl imo 30 paid for EVERYTHING. I have helped numorous people asking for gil etc.. via shout and persoanlly it ****** ****** me off when asshats like you have no idea wtf im saying and post up. GO BACK TO SCHOOL, AND TAKE READING COMPREHENSION CLASSES while i ****** take my spelling classes =O
will say this one more time I posted as warning to ppl putting this up what can/will happen you ppl needa learn how to cary on a convo or opinional matter without making it a ****** flame bout. Bah i shudda just left this all alone no sense in warning ppl what they might be doing to themselves or in general warning them if all you get is a flame war.

So you sir Aryden step off da box you just got served~

and foofighter I've prolly helped more ppl that you can imagine so get off my back f00.


good day~


Edited, Wed Jul 14 15:21:06 2004 by BodomNight
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my comprehension is just fine or are you now trying to pull a Kerry? Guy, you should just chill. we all read what you wrote and it was pretty self explantory, not much "reading into it".
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#22 Jul 14 2004 at 10:30 PM Rating: Decent
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actually i really want to lvl my rng now,

but since i promised myself to get 4 million or so before starting it again... it's kinda really hard to betray myself

so.. i have question

is higher lvl rng has higher efficiency (read better gil/time) when farming?
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Anyway, Aside from the ludicrous rap-slang, l33t speak, flaming going on here, i think a lot of helpful information is being shared. None of it is really new, so why not? By the time somone who doesnt know about this stuff is able to use it, chances are you will have moved on to somethin else anyway.
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#24 Jul 15 2004 at 12:09 AM Rating: Decent
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Bodom is right. I wouldn't give away my prime locations, even though they're not hard to find. I'm trying to support a job that uses 25k/hour when xp-ing...So why lose my 25k/hour farming? 1-1 ratio is doable; if I can't farm over 10k/hour due to continual overcrowdedness I'd have to pick up DRK or so ;/
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Thijs wrote:
Bodom is right. I wouldn't give away my prime locations, even though they're not hard to find. I'm trying to support a job that uses 25k/hour when xp-ing...So why lose my 25k/hour farming? 1-1 ratio is doable; if I can't farm over 10k/hour due to continual overcrowdedness I'd have to pick up DRK or so ;/
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DRK...that's blasphemy. :P
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