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BDO - Margoria Fishing Guide

Update

  • 25 January 2017 - Revised species name for Snowy Cero > Striped Bonito for Ross Sea - Light Blue zone. This name has swapped a number of times but is this for launch.
  • 25 January 2017 - Updated harpoon species for missing blue and green species. Marlin, Sailfish, Cuttlefish in Magoria - Green zone.
  • 25 January 2017 - Added Beluga Whale and Cuttlefish to harpoon species for Vadabin Sea - Orange zone. (TBC) Thanks @@yabbadabbadoo.
  • 26 January 2017 - Added fish tooltip description for node connection to Trader in the General Notes section. Added note under General Notes regarding Port Ratt fishing being trash fish table and very slow casting.
  • 27 January 2017 - Changed Swordfish > Sailfish for Harpoon species for Margoria - Yellow zone - West after testing. Added note on distance bonus varying in the same sea area (nearest node to fished location to trader).
  • 28 January 2017 - Removed trash listings as they appear the same across sea areas (Fish Bones, Seaweed. Generally Sandeel appears part of trash table also from recent fishing data). Added note on Port Ratt town being trash only. Confirmed Beluga Whale (removed Bottlenose Dolphin) and Cuttlefish for Vadabim Sea - Orange zone harpoon species. Removed Provisional tag as (I have sample checked all sea areas for fishing and harpoon species. Possibly some more lower quality species to add over time.
  • 2 February 2017 - Added Squid and Surfperch to Margoria - Yellow zone - West.
  • 06 December 2017 - The Gold Key item has been added to some fish tables in the 29 Nov 2017 Patch Notes (no note for this) notably in Margoria ocean areas, Velia Hotspot, Grana city & Lake Flonder in Kamasylvia. it is not known if this is a permanent change as it is impacting relic drop rate in these areas. When this is confirmed then the guide will be updated.
  • 13 April 2018 - The Laila's Petal blue quality item has been added as a low drop rate chance to all regions, both freshwater and sal-----er. The item is used for the new Fairy pet.

Introduction

The Margoria Expansion (Ocean) is being launched on the 25 January 2017 in the EU/NA region. Introduced on 21 July 2016 in Korea, the expansion brings a range of new content, including new seas in the wider ocean and also new fish species.

The list here is taken from various sources posted to Korean forums (many thanks to 중2병소환사입니다 - 2 bottles of a Summoner plus the other KR fishers). The lists were translated from the Korean and cross-checked individually with the new fish species now in the data files of the EU/NA version. The fish table for Ross Sea has been confirmed already personally, as we are able to fish it already (over the barrier).

The new sea area fish tables include most of these new species plus existing species (only yellow quality fish added). Also species in the data files but not in-game until this launch ( for example Sturgeon, which will be a harpoon species).

For other water areas check out:

BDO - Ocean Fish Species List

BDO - Freshwater Fish Species List

Important Note

Being based on details from the Korean version of the game, these details are provisional and may change. From test fishing so far, the details have matched the list with some lower quality species to add; possibly some change to harpoon but will update as these are covered. Generally it is accurate for the EU/NA region.

There is some detail missing (mainly in incomplete green and white species listing). It is unlikely that there will be any change to the EU/NA regional version, however, there is no way to be certain until launch that these fish tables are the same. As I fish these new sea areas any changes will be noted here and missing species added.

Map & Key

New sea areas (N to S) and fish tables taken from this MAP (also attached to this post).

Vadabin Sea (바다빈 해역) = Orange & Grey
Juur Sea (유르 해역) = Red
Magoria (마고리아) = Yellow & Green (South, Middle & North)
Ross Sea (로스 해역) = Light Blue & Dark Blue

Note

  • Take colours from the linked map for reference (yellow is more of a dirty yellow on map)
  • In the original Korean 작살 = harpoon (header for harpoon species)
  • Fish identified by colour to reflect their quality.
  • Further details of the Margoria sea areas on this thread.
  • Further details for the new fish species on this thread.
  • Where fish tables cross sea areas, check the fish table. Where possible they are indicated below.
  • No confirmation whether there are any fish spawns in the new ocean area or not.
  • The sea areas are marked only approximately and will vary in the ocean, changing on the mini-map and text when crossing boundaries.
  • Sea Origin nodes work differently from current seas. There are not islands for nodes but multiple ones in each sea. See notes below for more details.
  • For updated maps showing all sea nodes, island nodes (new sea regions and species to be added) check out Fam's BDO Map Site.

General notes are included below the Fish List for further detail and information. Also a section setting out Why fish the Margoria sea areas?

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Margoria Fish List (Provisional)

Ross Sea (로스 해역) - Dark Blue zone

Fish Species
Porgy
Striped Jewfish
Tuna

Swordfish
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish
Mudskipper
Sandeel
Saurel
Squid

Harpoon species
Mackereltuna
Minke Whale

Swordfish
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Note
Extends along the N boundary of the current ocean.
Additional white quality species added from personal catch data.

Ross Sea (로스 해역) - Light Blue zone

Fish Species
Nibbler
Striped Bonito
Sunfish

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Rockfish
Rock Hind
Sandeel
Jellyfish

Harpoon species
Humpback Whale
Bigeye Tuna

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Notes
Light Blue zone extends across both Ross Sea and N into Magoria.

Magoria (마고리아) - Light Blue zone (South)

Fish Species
Nibbler
Striped Bonito
Sunfish

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Rockfish
Rock Hind
Sandeel
Jellyfish

Harpoon species
Humpback Whale
Bigeye Tuna

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Notes
Light Blue zone extends across both Magoria and S into Ross Sea. Grey area on map to west appears normal Magoria LBZ fish table, not grey anymore)

Magoria (마고리아) - Green zone (Middle)

Fish species
Goliath Grouper
Cuvier
Smokey Chromis

Sailfish
Marlin

Mackerel
Surfperch
Seahorse
Filefish
Butterflyfish

Harpoon species
Killer Whale
Yellowfin Tuna

Marlin
Sailfish

Cuttlefish

Magoria (마고리아) - Yellow zone - West (North)

Fishing species
Sunfish
Tilefish
Greater Amberjack

Black Marlin
Sailfish

Flounder
Tongue Sole
Scorpion Fish
Squid
Surfperch

Harpoon species
Hammer Whale
Albacove

Black Marlin
Sailfish

Magoria (마고리아) - Yellow zone - East (North)

Fishing species
Tilefish
Sunfish
Greater Amberjack

Black Marlin
Sailfish

Flounder
Tongue Sole
Scorpion Fish
Squid
Surfperch

Harpoon species
Sturgeon
Tuna

Sailfish
Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Note: Same harpoon table as Juur Sea. This appears to be only in the north-east corner, not in the western area generally.

Juur Sea (유르 해역) - Red zone

Fish species
Skate
Moray
Grunt

Sailfish
Swordfish

Beltfish
Mackerel Pike
Striped Catfish
Dolphinfish
Surfperch

Harpoon species
Sturgeon
Tuna

Sailfish
Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Vadabin Sea (바다빈 해역) - Orange zone

Fish species
Blackfin Sea Perch
Moray
Sea Bass

Marlin
Swordfish

Flying Fish
Rosefish
Starfish
Sandeel
Shellfish

Harpoon species
Beluga Whale
Giant Grouper
Marlin
Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Vadabin Sea (바다빈 해역) - Grey zone

Fish species
Flying Fish
Starfish
Rosefish
Shellfish

Note: Green species table.

Port Ratt

Default Trash Table only (i.e. Fish Bones, Seaweed, occasional Sandeel, no relics or keys usually) .

Note: Very slow fishing time in the town safe zone. Avoid fishing in the port. Surrounding Vadabin Sea - Grey zone is a green fish table (no higher quality fish) sail out to Vadabin Sea - Orange zone for normal fish table. Possible to catch fish from the Vadabin Sea green table from the transport ship at the dock.

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General Notes

  • Luvar (f) and Giant Squid (h) available in all open water ocean areas (like existing Coelacanth (f) and Sperm whale (h)).
  • Bahaba species appears not to be included.
  • It appears that trash can be caught even in deep water, unlike current oceans.
  • Generally, it appears that the proportion of high value species is higher than in current sea areas (TBC but is this way in Ross Sea).
  • There is evidence from Ross Sea fishing that the drop rate of Ancient Relic Crystal Shards and Silver Keys is also higher. This is likely to be the case across the entire new ocean which perhaps reflects previous comments about better quality fishing the further north the fisher travels. However this remains to be confirmed for actual fishing data in the new areas.
  • Each new sea area contains multiple nodes to discover. It is not clear yet whether all nodes are require discovery for the sea Origin to connect correctly to the trader node, or just the node actually being fished in that sea. It looks like you need at least a cleared (no fog) discovery of nodes from fishing location to Port Ratt or Lema Island (as these two are auto linked when Port Ratt is discovered) to make the required link. The fish tooltip now includes some detail of how to correctly connect nodes for trading fish caught in the new ocean area:
    • If you want to sell fishes caught in the ocean for fair prices, you must connect the nodes between Lema Island and your point of sale. You also need to discover the areas near the fish’s origin.
  • The new sea area nodes do not require CP investment, just discovery. There are three islands that require 5 CP in total to connect to Port Ratt. See Fam's BDO map site for details.
  • It's confirmed now that the distance bonus for trading will vary depending on the nearest node the fish was caught. So fish with the same Origin sea area, may vary in bonus depending if they were caught in the same location of multiple locations/ nodes. Most likely it is a direct distance from node > Trader.
  • Sea area closest to Haso continent, in the small grey area possibly in between it and the land is green species table only. Port Ratt safe zone itself is only a Default Trash Tables (Fish Bone, Seaweed, Sandeel) and very slow fishing time. Do not fish in Port Ratt for this reason, or the Vadabin - Grey zone either.
  • The new sea areas contain the fish required for the new Fishing weekly quests (vary depending on Fishing skill level) given by the new NPC, Katio the sea otter on Nada Island (see link for fishing quests available, rewards, completion conditions and requirements). Check the list for the required species. Some may be caught in existing waters or more than one sea.
  • Each weekly quest contains at least one harpoon species so some harpoon fishing will be required. They require a level 56 character with the required skill level


Why fish the Margoria sea areas?

  • The main reason to fish the new sea areas is for the higher quality fish tables. Compared to existing seas, they all have three yellow quality species (only one in most current seas) meaning a higher percentage of these fish which results in more EXP gain (fish quality dictates Fishing EXP) and silver income.
  • There is also evidence from fishing already in the Ross Sea that the fishing time is much faster being on average 15 seconds compared to a general average of 25 seconds which is very noticeable. For active fishing this means much faster filling of the inventory and quicker EXP gain over time. Even for passive fishing it speeds up the cast > bite element.
  • One of the main reason fishers venture out further in Korea is to obtain the maximum 150% distance bonus for trading fish caught.
  • There is compelling evidence from Ross Sea fishing data that there is generally a higher relic shard and silver key drop rate, which also increases income over current water.
  • Finally, there are the new fish species, both fishing and harpoon, for the Fish Guide and knowledge entries.

Balance this better fishing with the increased travel time and potential dangers of Sea Monster attack, potentially PvP (no karma loss at sea as in the desert) and random Ghost Ship attacks (at night). The developers have given quite some thought to the risk/ reward balance.

Moonraker - EU

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Is the new sea area seriously that huge as shown in that pic? Sure is a good thing that we get faster boats at the same time then :|

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Is the new sea area seriously that huge as shown in that pic? Sure is a good thing that we get faster boats at the same time then :|

the picture is an edited in-game screenshot soo. yes ^^

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Is the new sea area seriously that huge as shown in that pic? Sure is a good thing that we get faster boats at the same time then :|

It is really large and you can see this better on the official Margoria ocean map with the current continent to the south and new Haso continent (only the port currently) to the north.

It takes about 45-50 minutes to cross via the ferry. The new ships will go faster once the Navigation skill, ship parts and ship workers improve speeds especially. Initially it's around 1 hour from Epheria > Port Ratt.

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I think Moon has outdone himself on this one.

Nice formatting, you are obviously a gentleman and a scholar and your study has many bound books and smells of rich mahogany.

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Great work compiling all of this, Moonraker. Lets hope the faster fishing time also applies to harpooning (though I'd rather the minigame be shortened). Do you have any info on fish spawn species in the new zones?

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Great work compiling all of this, Moonraker. Lets hope the faster fishing time also applies to harpooning (though I'd rather the minigame be shortened). Do you have any info on fish spawn species in the new zones?

Hope it can be of help @Traxxle. Lot's to look forward to for us here.

Sadly from Ross Sea testing, the harpooning seems the same speed etc.

I have looked and asked and found nothing to indicate there are fish spawns in Margoria waters. It's possible but nothing I have found yet to confirm one way or the other.

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Hello, 2 questions here : 

  • Its wroten in the KR patch notes (https://www.reddit.com/r/blackdesertonline/comments/4tvxw5/kr_patch_note_21st_july/) that the Calpheon fishing rod will be dedicated to fish bigger species, can you confirm that please ? Do you attempt a increase of the price of this rod on market, especially if the information is included in our patch notes ? 
  • Is there a imperial trading fish NPC in Ratt port ? It will be sad if we have to come back to Epheria to sell fishes of Margoria (250 %>150 % in trading ways) 

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Hello, 2 questions here : 

  • Its wroten in the KR patch notes (https://www.reddit.com/r/blackdesertonline/comments/4tvxw5/kr_patch_note_21st_july/) that the Calpheon fishing rod will be dedicated to fish bigger species, can you confirm that please ? Do you attempt a increase of the price of this rod on market, especially if the information is included in our patch notes ? 
  • Is there a imperial trading fish NPC in Ratt port ? It will be sad if we have to come back to Epheria to sell fishes of Margoria (250 %>150 % in trading ways) 

1. There is that note in the patch notes, which reflects the tooltip of the Calpheon Fishing Rod and also the Ash Float, both supposed to increase the chance of catching bigger fish;

Enhancement Effect: Increase chance to catch a big fish

It is also mentioned in the game wiki (mostly outdated and inaccurate these days).

However, form all the fishers trying it out included enhancing to +10 for both items since launch, there simply appears to be no effect or so small it is impossible to discern any change, even when fully enhanced.

It also doesn't really explain what bigger means. It is assumed (but not certain) that it refers to the Large fish category in the Fishing knowledge. At some point they included a note stating that the tooltips had been revised for this. But a lot of the Large species are harpoon only and others are both a mix of yellow and blue quality species. Catching a larger % of Large species may help the overall catch value (less lower species presumably) but catches don;t seem to reflect that over time. And in some waters, you may catch less yellow species that way; because yellow species such as Nibbler and Moray as Rare fish category so if you used the Calpheon rod in a sea with them as the main species with Large fish blue quality like Marlin for example, you may catch less yellow species.

It appears the same with the Mediah Fishing Rod and Maple Float in little to no difference in actual fishing even enhanced fully.

It may be that they activated or changed something for Margoria that makes them have at least some perceptible effect but I haven't seen any posts on it on the KR forums. But we can test it for sure and see if there is actually any difference because as it is, they just seem broken and not worth using.

2. No Imperial Fish Trader currently in Port Ratt. There is a normal Trade Manager and Imperial Delivery NPC (also other typical NPCs in a town).

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BDO - Margoria -  Fish Species List  (Provisional)

Introduction

The Margoria Expansion (Ocean) is being launched on the 25 January 2017 in the EU/NA region. Introduced on 21 July 2016 in Korea, the expansion brings a range of new content, including new seas in the wider ocean and also new fish species.

The list here is taken from various sources posted to Korean forums (many thanks to 중2병소환사입니다 - 2 bottles of a Summoner plus the other KR fishers). The lists were translated from the Korean and cross-checked individually with the new fish species now in the data files of the EU/NA version. The fish table for Ross Sea has been confirmed already personally, as we are able to fish it already (over the barrier).

The new sea area fish tables include most of these new species plus existing species (only yellow quality fish added). Also species in the data files but not in-game until this launch ( for example Sturgeon, which will be a harpoon species).

Important Note

Being based on details from the Korean version of the game, these details are provisional and may change.

There is some detail missing (mainly in incomplete green and white species listing). It is unlikely that there will be any change to the EU/NA regional version, however, there is no way to be certain until launch that these fish tables are the same. As I fish these new sea areas any changes will be noted here and missing species added.

Map & Key

New sea areas (N to S) and fish tables taken from this MAP (also attached to this post).

Vadabin Sea (바다빈 해역) = Orange & Grey
Juur Sea (유르 해역) = Red
Magoria (마고리아) = Yellow & Green
Ross Sea (로스 해역) = Light Blue & Dark Blue

Note

  • Take colours from the linked map for reference (yellow is more of a dirty yellow on map)
  • In the original Korean 작살 = harpoon (header for harpoon species)
  • Fish identified by colour to reflect their quality.
  • Further details of the Margoria sea areas on this thread.
  • Further details for the new fish species on this thread.
  • Where fish tables cross sea areas, check the fish table. Where possible they are indicated below.
  • No confirmation whether there are any fish spawns in the new ocean area or not.
  • The sea areas are marked only approximately and will vary in the ocean, changing on the mini-map and text when crossing boundaries.
  • Sea Origin nodes work differently from current seas. There are not islands for nodes but multiple ones in each sea. See notes below for more details.
  • For updated maps showing all sea nodes, island nodes (new sea regions and species to be added) check out Fam's BDO Map Site.

General notes are included below the Fish List for further detail and information. Also a section setting out Why fish the Margoria sea areas?

---

Margoria Fish List (Provisional)

Ross Sea (로스 해역) - Dark Blue zone

Fish Species
Porgy
Striped Jewfish
Tuna

Swordfish
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish
Mudskipper
Sandeel
Saurel
Squid

Trash
Fish Bones
Seaweed

Harpoon species
Mackereltuna
Minke Whale

Swordfish
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Note
Extends along the N boundary of the current ocean.
Additional white quality species added from personal catch data.

Ross Sea (로스 해역) - Light Blue zone

Fish Species
Nibbler
Snow Cero
Sunfish

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Rockfish
Rockhind
Sandeel
Jellyfish

Trash
Seaweed

Harpoon species
Humpback Whale
Bigeye Tuna

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Notes
Light Blue zone extends across both Ross Sea and N into Magoria.
Old Red zone from previous map.

Magoria (마고리아) - Light Blue zone

Fish Species
Nibbler
Snow Cero
Sunfish

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Rockfish
Rockhind
Sandeel
Jellyfish

Trash
Seaweed

Harpoon species
Humpback Whale
Bigeye Tuna

Marlin
Yellow Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Notes
Light Blue zone extends across both Magoria and S into Ross Sea.

Magoria (마고리아) - Green zone

Fish species
Goliath Grouper
Cuvier
Smokey Chromis

Sailfish
Marlin

Mackerel
Surfperch
Seahorse
Filefish
Butterflyfish

Harpoon species
Killer Whale
Yellowfin Tuna

Note
Only 2 harpoon species noted. 3 missing?

Magoria (마고리아) - Yellow zone - West

Fishing species
Sunfish
Tilefish
Greater Amberjack

Black Marlin
Sailfish

Flounder
Scorpion Fish
Squid
Tongue Sole

Harpoon species
Hammer Whale
Albacove

Black Marlin
Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Magoria (마고리아) - Yellow zone - East

Fishing species
Tilefish
Sunfish
Greater Amberjack

Black Marlin
Sailfish

Flounder
Tongue Sole
Scorpion Fish
Squid
Surfperch

Harpoon species
Sturgeon
Tuna

Sailfish
Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Note
Same harpoon table as Juur Sea.

Juur Sea (유르 해역) - Red zone

Fish species
Skate
Moray Eel
Grunt

Sailfish
Swordfish

Beltfish
Mackerel Pike
Striped Catfish
Dolphinfish
Surfperch

Harpoon species
Sturgeon
Tuna

Sailfish
Swordfish

Cuttlefish

Vadabin Sea (바다빈 해역) - Orange zone

Fish species
Blackfin Sea Perch
Moray Eel
Sea Bass

Marlin
Swordfish

Flying Fish
Rosefish
Starfish
Sandeel
Shellfish

Trash
Seaweed

Harpoon species
Giant Grouper
Bottlenose Dolphin

Marlin
Swordfish

Green?

Vadabin Sea (바다빈 해역) - Grey zone

Fish species
Flying Fish
Starfish
Rosefish
Shellfish

---

General Notes

  • Luvar (f) and Giant Squid (h) available in all open water ocean areas (like existing Coelacanth (f) and Sperm whale (h)).
  • Bahaba species appears not to be included.
  • It appears that trash can be caught even in deep water, unlike current oceans.
  • Generally, it appears that the proportion of high value species is higher than in current sea areas.
  • There is evidence from Ross Sea fishing that the drop rate of Ancient Relic Crystal Shards and Silver Keys is also higher. This is likely to be the case across the entire new ocean which perhaps reflects previous comments about better quality fishing the further north the fisher travels. However this remains to be confirmed for actual fishing data in the new areas.
  • Each new sea area contains multiple nodes to discover. It is not clear yet whether all nodes are require discovery for the sea Origin to connect correctly to the trader node, or just the node actually being fished in that sea. This should be clarified fairly soon after launch.
  • The new sea area nodes do not require CP investment, just discovery. There are three islands that require 5 CP in total to connect to Port Ratt. See Fam's BDO map site for details.
  • Sea area closest to Haso continent, in the small grey area possibly in between it and the land. See map. Green species only? Some species possibly missing or omitted?
  • The new sea areas contain the fish required for the new Fishing weekly quests (vary depending on Fishing skill level) given by the new NPC, Katio the sea otter on Nada Island (see link for fishing quests available, rewards, completion conditions and requirements). Check the list for the required species. Some may be caught in existing waters or more than one sea.
  • Each weekly quest contains at least one harpoon species so some harpoon fishing will be required. They require a level 56 character with the required skill level


Why fish the Margoria sea areas?

  • The main reason to fish the new sea areas is for the higher quality fish tables. Compared to existing seas, they all have three yellow quality species (only one in most current seas) meaning a higher percentage of these fish which results in more EXP gain (fish quality dictates Fishing EXP) and silver income.
  • There is also evidence from fishing already in the Ross Sea that the fishing time is much faster being on average 15 seconds compared to a general average of 25 seconds which is very noticeable. For active fishing this means much faster filling of the inventory and quicker EXP gain over time. Even for passive fishing it speeds up the cast > bite element.
  • One of the main reason fishers venture out further in Korea is to obtain the maximum 150% distance bonus for trading fish caught.
  • There is compelling evidence from Ross Sea fishing data that there is generally a higher relic shard and silver key drop rate, which also increases income over current water.
  • Finally, there are the new fish species, both fishing and harpoon, for the Fish Guide and knowledge entries.

Balance this better fishing with the increased travel time and potential dangers of Sea Monster attack, potentially PvP (no karma loss at sea as in the desert) and random Ghost Ship attacks (at night). The developers have given quite some thought to the risk/ reward balance.

Moonraker - EU

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1: thank you for the info :3 

2: WE NEED TO FIND THE SWIRI! *_* After that all the 4 fishes that used to be red grade will have been found (assuming the info is correct I saw Sunfish, Cuvier and Sturgeon). 

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1: thank you for the info :3 

2: WE NEED TO FIND THE SWIRI! *_* After that all the 4 fishes that used to be red grade will have been found (assuming the info is correct I saw Sunfish, Cuvier and Sturgeon). 

Seek and thee shall find.... :) Posted about it on Kamasylvia launch in KR and found a post on KR forums. It will be in for when it launches here, they say within a few months.

It is also added along with other hints to Fishing knowledge now too.

Probably the only fish species missing I think now is the Blue Shark and Trout currently.

There are some new freshwater species including the first Rare freshwater species for Kamasylvia which is cool.

I included it in the Freshwater Fish List I posted some days ago.

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Seek and thee shall find.... :) Posted about it on Kamasylvia launch in KR and found a post on KR forums. It will be in for when it launches here, they say within a few months.

It is also added along with other hints to Fishing knowledge now too.

Probably the only fish species missing I think now is the Blue Shark and Trout currently.

There are some new freshwater species including the first Rare freshwater species for Kamasylvia which is cool.

I included it in the Freshwater Fish List I posted some days ago.

(tfw you realise you forgot that you've already responded to a thread about a fish you're looking for x.x)

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my catches so faor

Vadabin : harpooning: [orange zone]

  • cuttlefish (green)
  • Marlin
  • beluga whale

Vadabin fishing [orange]

  • seabass
  • moray
  • marlin

 

Juur sea: harpoon

  • cuttlefish
  • swordfish
  • sailfish
  • Sturgeon

juur sea : fish

  • beltfish
  • skate
  • sailfish
  • striped catfish
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my catches so faor

Vadabin : harpooning: [ orange zone]

  • cuttlefish (green)
  • Marlin
  • beluga whale

VAdabin fish

  • seabass
  • moray
  • marlin

 

Juur sea: harpoon

  • cuttlefish
  • swordfish
  • sailfish

juur sea : fish

  • beltfish
  • skate
  • sailfish
  • striped catfish

Thanks for posting these. Most confirms the list. Beluga Whale in Vadabin Sea is not in, but maybe the Grey area does have a fish table. If you have a screen shot of the whale tooltip it would help.

I'll go and check myself.

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Beluga whale info: http://imgur.com/a/dn7pa

 

BTW Harpooning is still awful !

Thanks a lot for posting that. I'll look to confirm and revise.

Yes, harpooning can be tedious especially the mini-game in big waves and just too much green catch % really for the time it takes. Compared to fishing even with higher prices for yellows. Needs some more love.

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Measured harpoon times in the Ross Sea today - average detection times are about 5 seconds quicker (20 seconds, vs 25 seconds in pre-Magoria seas).

On the harpoon minigame (I'm sure we all agree is far too lengthy) some advice - don't check Knowledge (H) at any time while logged in. This screws up your horizon while you're trying to hit that fish in the minigame, for extra seasickness effect.

Has anyone been game to try fishing in the Magoria seas yet? How common are the sea-monsters?

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Measured harpoon times in the Ross Sea today - average detection times are about 5 seconds quicker (20 seconds, vs 25 seconds in pre-Magoria seas).

On the harpoon minigame (I'm sure we all agree is far too lengthy) some advice - don't check Knowledge (H) at any time while logged in. This screws up your horizon while you're trying to hit that fish in the minigame, for extra seasickness effect.

Has anyone been game to try fishing in the Magoria seas yet? How common are the sea-monsters?

I haven't tested it properly yet. I did find it a little easier than I remember but can't tell really. Trying to harpoon in the big waves is a nightmare.

Yes been out quite a bit to most sea areas. Sea Monster are mostly confined to Magoria parts of the ocean though some smaller I think in Juur Sea and Ross Sea.

I was mostly able to outpace or move at the right time to avoid being sunk but the large ones hurt the boat a lot. I have +10 parts and it still went down a lot. Mainly if you remain watchful and scan around you, if you see one just move away from it then correct course should be OK.

Do wear a Splat or Shark suit as if you get sunk Escape wont help except dump you back to the ocean and I could not get the Map item to show a town to use that. So be prepared to swim and don;t use boat storage for fish as they will get lost.

The Compass is handy for exploring the ocean.

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Have any of you been able to catch an albacove? I've harpoon fished for 3 hours and caught 13 hammer whales but haven't seen an albacove yet. I need 2 of these things to finish the weekly quest.

edit: nvm they do exist, i've just been terribly unlucky.

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It is really large and you can see this better on the official Margoria ocean map with the current continent to the south and new Haso continent (only the port currently) to the north.

It takes about 45-50 minutes to cross via the ferry. The new ships will go faster once the Navigation skill, ship parts and ship workers improve speeds especially. Initially it's around 1 hour from Epheria > Port Ratt.

bdo-margoria official map.jpg

Where can you find Margoria? Near Kuit Island?

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It looks like it is really hard to travel/fish Margoria with our actual boats.

Is it more safe to go with Epheria boat ?

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So...I've been fishing in ross sea primarily, doing some testing...I discovered the areas, and it looks like I have the node invested. However, when I went to sell the fish...It wasn't giving me max price for them. Do you have to sell them in Port Ratt or something???

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Perhaps, you have to bind Lema to Epheria before. Cause Ratt Port is bound to Lema.

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Btw Master II Quest asks you to get "Chinese Mackerel" what they really want is "Greater Amberjack".

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Where can you find Margoria? Near Kuit Island?

If you mean the new ocean of Margoria content then I think you mean Port Ratt which is the town on the other new continent to the north. There is a ferry ship from Lema Island (east side) that goes there.

There is a new Margoria questline that starts in Epheria Port at Greko the Storage Manager which will lead you there though not essential it does give some useful items.

If you mean the sea area then check the map above.

It looks like it is really hard to travel/fish Margoria with our actual boats.

Is it more safe to go with Epheria boat ?

Yes. It is possible to sail across in a Fishing Boat especially if it has some enhanced ship parts to add DP. You have to be continually vigilant for the Sea Monsters especially the large ones as they will one shot a base spec boat.

I have +10 items and got hit a few times by the AOE attack and about made it. If you steeer directly away when you see one and the reset course you can probably make it. If chased point in opposite direction and when they charge attack move the boat about 45 degrees to make as much psace between it's final attack/s place as you can and continue to move away until they don't.

Possible but not easy. The ferry is easy. You can get attacked but with decent level and armour it is nothing to worry about.

At night you may get the Ghostship spawn so daytime better. Storms can and will hit you with Lightning (I got hit twice fishing) but it's small damage with decent armour.

So...I've been fishing in ross sea primarily, doing some testing...I discovered the areas, and it looks like I have the node invested. However, when I went to sell the fish...It wasn't giving me max price for them. Do you have to sell them in Port Ratt or something???

The fish tooltip does say how it works but it is still rather unclear:

※ If you want to sell fishes caught in the ocean for fair prices, you must connect the nodes between Lema Island and your point of sale. You also need to discover the areas near the fish’s origin.

So it states you must have Lema Island connected, I assume when Trading to current continent Traders but probably also Port Ratt which is auto connected to Lema Island when you discover Port Ratt.

So ensure you link from Lema Island to the Trader you want to sell at i.e. Epheria Port. And II believe you need a cleared path (no fog) from Ross Sea area you fish to Lema Island or Port Ratt but this is still rather unclear.

When fishing in the middle of Margoria sea area I had a cleared path back to Port Ratt (Lema linked) but not all Margoria cleared and still got the bonus. 

From what we can see so far, you need a a cleared patch back to a connected node to the Trader plus the Lema Island node connection to the Trader.

There is a good English guide to discovering Ross Sea nodes here which should help also @@Keytal

Btw Master II Quest asks you to get "Chinese Mackerel" what they really want is "Greater Amberjack".

Yes this is accurate. I made a comment on the BDDatabase site yesterday to confirm this. Always worth checking that site for Conditions of any quest to confirm actual species required. The list above shows where it can be caught.

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