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This item is Food that lasts 5 min.
This is a Small Saltwater Fish
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Nosteau Herring
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These saltwater fish can be found all over the northern seas.

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Food Effects

  • DEX +2
  • MND -4

    • Mithra is the only race able to eat Nosteau Herring.

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Fishing Skill Cap: 39

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skill up...
# Mar 25 2008 at 9:54 AM Rating: Default
this fish sucks to skill on...at least at lvl 32 in qufim off the cliffs. I had no problem catching em - got 24 but not a single skill up. Moved over to Jugner forest for crystal bass and got a skill within 10 casts. Bass got me to 35 nicely though it did require catching about 108 fish for the 3 lvls.

Good luck and avoid this fish in my opinion.
Forget Battalia Downs if you're lvl 45 or lower
# Apr 21 2007 at 1:33 PM Rating: Good
66 posts
I used to do ok fishing in Battalia Downs, getting about even numbers of Herring, Cobalt Jellyfish, and Tiger Cod. Level 15 fishing with full set of fishing gear equipped, Mithran rod, using either a Shrimp lure or Sardine balls for bait. But since the first of April, Goblin Bounty Hunters have been super aggro on my lvl 45 RDM. And they are Too Weak!

When I tried fishing in Port Jeuno, I got jellyfish, cod, rusty buckets, and a copper ring, NO herring. GRRRRR
Skillups, Level, Where
# May 09 2006 at 2:44 AM Rating: Decent
64 posts
Skill/Cap: 24/39

Lu Shang
Fastwater (Possible Break)

Rogue Rig
Sardine Ball
Shrimp Lure

Lower/Port Jeuno
Qufim (North/South/Pond)

I personally like using the Mithran/Shrimp Lure combo. Since this is a saltwater fish, you'll fish up rusty items which can break Mithran/Carbon rods. With a shrimp lure you eliminate the chance of wasting bait on cobalt jellyfish, but you'll get black sole bites.

As for sale NPCs, The fishing guild carries A LOT of fish and when they run out, they are out of stock for a week or a few hours or something (not sure on restock time). Same goes for all guilds.

Edited, Tue May 9 03:46:30 2006
Where to catch...
# Apr 16 2006 at 12:37 PM Rating: Decent
Location: Port Jeuno
Rod: Hume Rod
Bait: Lugworm

I catch these along with bastore sardine with this setup, even at level 3 fishing.
More bad news
# Dec 24 2005 at 4:23 PM Rating: Decent
28 posts
No Herring at the cooking guild either, none in Selbina or on the boat to Mhara. Looks like the AH is the only place to get them now. (sigh)

Shiva Server
Babubu Yes, we have no Nosterau Herring!
# Dec 22 2005 at 8:45 PM Rating: Decent
28 posts
I just came from Babubu's hut in Port Windhurst. There is NO listing for Nosterau Herring. So if she carried it before - she has discontinued the line.

Shiva Server
# Aug 12 2005 at 8:23 AM Rating: Decent
anyone know where i can catch these and with what bait?
# Sep 13 2006 at 2:17 PM Rating: Decent
you can catch them lower or port jueno with lugworms. ^_^ atleast i have anywas.
Level cap
# May 31 2005 at 5:34 AM Rating: Decent
What is the level cap for Herring, and what is the best place to fish them up?
# Feb 24 2005 at 8:22 PM Rating: Default
what level fishing do they cap at ?
# Feb 01 2005 at 7:34 PM Rating: Decent
181 posts
7k a stack in Ragnarok...
I dont understand the reason of this price since the Picled Herring only sells for 3000...
RE: wtf
# Mar 31 2005 at 7:46 AM Rating: Decent
915 posts
Well, each synth of Pickled Herring yields 4, meaning you only need 1 Nosteau Herring to make 4 Pickled Herring. That evens out the price.
RE: wtf
# Mar 31 2005 at 7:46 AM Rating: Decent
915 posts
Well, each synth of Pickled Herring yields 4, meaning you only need 1 Nosteau Herring to make 4 Pickled Herring. That evens out the price.
RE: wtf
# Feb 24 2005 at 4:35 AM Rating: Decent
Skilling up.
# Jul 20 2004 at 5:32 PM Rating: Default
77 posts
If they don't stack, how exactly do I have 5 stacks in my inventory? >.-
how much
# May 31 2004 at 6:58 PM Rating: Decent
I caught a nosteau herring on my way back to sandy no history(applicable entries) I don't know how much they sell for, Please reply i would appreciate it.
RE: how much
# Nov 23 2004 at 10:13 PM Rating: Decent
I've seen 8 stacks in the Windurst AH,
prices are going for 3.8-4k a stack, sells back very slow...each day a few or less
single herring are 300g each, none in stock

BLM 57, WHM 36, SMN 33
Ifrit Server
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