Fishing is a gathering profession in the artisan class system. It should be noted that there won’t be AFK fishing. Fishing will be a lucrative profession if done well. There are multiple styles of fishing in Ashes of Creation and there may be fishing-style tournaments. Treasures may be obtained through fishing and by exploring naval content.
Small Game Fishing
This is location-based fishing, In the final game, there will not be “sparkles” on location-based gatherable resources.
Deep Sea Fishing
This is a more sports-oriented style of fishing, which will feature a mini-game. This will require equipment, such as fishing boats and expensive lures, but will yield higher rewards.
Lake & Coastal Fishing
This allows players to fish in any water but will yield lesser rewards.
Fish are used to craft a variety of different things in the world including but not limited to furniture, clothing, costumes, potions, and food.
Fishing poles are an artisan tool in Ashes of Creation. Higher-level fishing poles are unlocked by progression in the Fishing profession. These enable the gathering of higher-level fish.
Players can obtain fishing pole cosmetics through achievement or purchase. These cosmetics include a rod, reel, and bobbers.