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Metallurgy
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Description
This skill enables you to collect Ore Fragments from the beach and near the river in Iria; you must be equipped with a Metallurgy Sieve in your right hand which can be purchased from general shops. Various ore fragments are available including Iron, Copper, Silver, Gold, and Mythril, and they can be refined to ingots at Forge in town. This skill has an extremely low chance of discovering Gems whose types vary depending on the weather, time, and location. Gems, repositories of ancient knowledge, can be exchanged with a variety of experience points when they are given to Spirit Weapons. When given to villagers, they elicit various reactions and may be exchanged with gifts. 
Details
 By using this skill, you may sift the sand for rare Gems and Ore Fragments.
 These Ore Fragments are used similarly to regular Ores that are mined in Barri, i.e. 5 ore fragments produce 1 ingot.
 The size of Ore Fragments in the inventory is 1x1 as compared to Ores, which are 2x2.
 You cannot refine mixing ores and ore fragments; i.e. 1 Gold Ore and 4 Gold Ore Fragments will not produce an ingot.
 It is only usable by beaches where the ground is sparkling. You can pan at the beach north of Cor, Port Qilla, the beach at southern Muyu Desert, Rano Beach south of Karu Forest, southern Connous beach, northern Connous beach, and Erkey Falls.
 If you pan the same area, the "sparkling" disappears. Then you'll have to move to another sparkling area to continue panning.
 All metallurgy spots will reset at 8:00am PST100, causing any sparkling spot to disappear simultaneously in all areas.
 It may be difficult to see the "sparkling" areas during the day. Try again at night, or adjust the brightness/contrast levels if it's too hard to find an area to pan.
 Connous region's beach is split up into two areas. If you can't find a "sparkling" area on one of them, try the other one.
 If you are unable to see sparkling spots, ensure that your Mini Effects option is turned off.
 All types of Ore Fragments can be found by this skill (including Mythril Ore Fragments), as well as Gems that can be imbued onto weapons and armors for upgrades.
 You are able to find any Ore Fragment or Gems (gemstones) at any rank. A higher rank merely increases the skill's success rate.
 Base Success Rate is 35%, plus rank bonus (15%), and is also increased by Production Mastery, Rain, and Alban Heruin.
 There are 2 general types of metallurgy deposits (sparkling spots).
 Iron Metallurgy Deposits (White Sparkles)
 Iron Ore Fragment (40%), Copper Ore Fragment (30%), Silver Ore Fragment (10%), Gold Ore Fragment (10%), Mythril Ore Fragment (10%)
 Gold Metallurgy Deposits (Gold Sparkles)
 Iron Ore Fragment (20%), Copper Ore Fragment (40%), Silver Ore Fragment (10%), Gold Ore Fragment (15%), Mythril Ore Fragment (15%)
 Iron Metallurgy Deposits (White Sparkles)
 Deposits appear once a minute, or every 40 ingame minutes. Gold sparkles only appear when it is raining, while the White sparkles appear at all times. Each beach can only have a limited number of deposits present at any time; new deposits will only spawn to replace "used" deposits up to that maximum.
 Gold sparkles appear almost right when it begins raining, and disappears quickly after a message stating that "The sky is clearing up."
 They stay from the time a message appears stating that "The rain has stopped" until the one stating that "The sky is clearing up."
 A fail always results in an Unknown Ore Fragment, unless you don't even pan in a sparkling area, in which case you'll get nothing.
 Gems ignore the success rate of both types of metallurgy deposit and will appear at random in conjunction with a success.
 It is possible to get a diamond, gem, and an ore fragment from one deposit/sparkling area.
 Gems that can be found are affected by location and weather.
 Rain Casting does not change what gem is obtained.
 Very rarely, it is possible to find multiple gems in a single deposit.
 Maximum amount of gems in a single deposit is 5
 You may give gemstones as a gift to NPCs for special dialogue.
 Certain NPCs like certain gems, and if you give them the corresponding gem, they will give you an item in return.
 You may purchase two varieties of gem collection books from Alexina.
 This small gem was produced from Mother Nature. is a gem collection book that requires all gems of sizes larger than 3cm (Diamonds are not required).
 Radiant Gem is a gem collection book that requires all gems of sizes larger than 5cm (Diamonds are not required).
 LightBlessed Gem is a gem collection book dropped by the Giant Lion field boss in the Courcle region, that requires all gems of sizes exceeding 7cm, and a Diamond larger than 3cm.
 Ethereal Gem is obtained through the Fishing Boat, and requires all gems of sizes larger than 9.9 cm, and a Diamond of over 7 cm.
 Though it is possible to collect 2 ore fragments after attaining Rank 9, that doesn't mean you will always get 2 ore fragments while using the skill.
 When you collect 2 ore fragments at once, it only counts towards training once. That is, if you have 0/5 silver ore fragments collected and you get 2 silver ore fragments at once, your training will show 1/5, not 2/5.
 When 2 or 3 ore fragments are successfully collected, they will always be the same kind of ore fragment.
 Players with a Life Talent will obtain the gathering experience for the ore times the amount of ores gathered.
 Ex: gathering one mithril ore will give you 500 experience but if you gathered 3 at once, you will get 1500 experience.
 Gems that are gathered will provide no additional experience points to the player.
 As a penalty measure for consistent channel changing, players who change channels in rapid succession after cleaning out a beach or riverbed will not be able to receive anything from the metallurgy spot, regardless of a success or failure.
 This is mostly noticeable when using Metallurgy in Connous' beaches.
 The best way to avoid this is to either use Metallurgy in Port Qilla or the beach north of Cor Village, or wait 5 minutes before switching to another channel.
 Channel changing during the time you have to wait will result in the penalty becoming active.
 Partner gathering has no effect on Metallurgy.
Summary
Rank  F  E  D  C  B  A  9  8  7  6  5  4  3  2  1 

Required AP  3  4  5  7  9  12  
Required AP (Total)  3  6  10  14  19  24  31  38  45  52  61  70  79  88  100 
Additional Stamina (Total)  +1  +2  +3  +4  +5  +6  +7  +8  +9  +10  +12  +14  +16  +18  +21 
Additional Dex (Total)    +1  +2  +3  +4  +5  +6  +7  +8  +11  
Success Rate Increase [%]  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15 
Potential Ore Fragments  1  2  3  
Stamina Used  3  4  5  
Load Time (Seconds)  2  1.5  1  
Stat CP  0.5  1.0  1.5  2.0  2.5  3.0  3.7  4.3  4.9  5.5  6.6  7.7  8.8  9.9  11.7 
 Metallurgy does not contribute towards Skill CP.
Obtaining the Skill
 With a total Exploration Level of 6 or higher, talk to Effie in Qilla Base Camp about skills.
 Note: If you have the sieve equipped when you receive the quest from Effie, you'll need to unequip and reequip it to activate the "Equip a Metallurgy Sieve" requirement for the quest; if you obtain a Gold Ore Fragment before doing this it will not count and you'll have to get another. Changing weapon slots twice is sufficient to complete the quest requirement.
 Complete the quest.
Collect Gold Ore Fragments
How to Get Quest 
Talk to Effie in Qilla Base Camp about Skills with exploration level 6 or more 

Briefing  I'm in desperate need of 1 Gold Ore Fragment. Please bring it to me as soon as you can.  Effie 
How to Collect Ore Fragments:

Objectives 

Rewards 

Additional Information 
Upon completion, one also gains the "Gem" keyword. 
Training Method
Rank F
 AP: 3
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+1 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  5.00  20  100.00 
Find a gem.  50.00  1  50.00 
Rank E
 AP: 3
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+2 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  3.00  40  120.00 
Find a gem.  30.00  2  60.00 
Rank D
 AP: 4
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+3 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  1.00  200  200.00 
Find a gem.  25.00  2  50.00 
Rank C
 AP: 4
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+4 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.96  50  48.00 
Find Copper Ore.  6.00  10  60.00 
Find a gem.  24.00  3  72.00 
Rank B
 AP: 5
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+5 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.60  70  42.00 
Find Copper Ore.  3.00  20  60.00 
Find a gem.  15.00  4  60.00 
Rank A
 AP: 5
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+6 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.50  80  40.00 
Find Copper Ore.  1.00  50  50.00 
Find a gem.  10.00  5  50.00 
Rank 9
 AP: 7
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+7 Total), Dex +1
 Effects: +1% success rate, Can now collect 2 ores at a time
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.30  100  30.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.80  40  32.00 
Find Silver Ore.  5.00  5  25.00 
Find a gem.  9.00  3  27.00 
Rank 8
 AP: 7
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+8 Total), Dex +1 (+2 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.20  150  30.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.60  50  30.00 
Find Silver Ore.  3.00  10  30.00 
Find a gem.  8.00  4  32.00 
Rank 7
 AP: 7
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+9 Total), Dex +1 (+3 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.10  300  30.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.40  80  32.00 
Find Silver Ore.  1.00  30  30.00 
Find a gem.  7.00  5  35.00 
Rank 6
 AP: 7
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +1 (+10 Total), Dex +1 (+4 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.08  400  32.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.20  150  30.00 
Find Silver Ore.  0.80  40  32.00 
Find Gold Ore.  5.00  4  20.00 
Find a gem.  6.00  6  36.00 
Rank 5
 AP: 9
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +2 (+12 Total), Dex +1 (+5 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate, Can now collect 3 ores at a time, load time decreased
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.06  300  18.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.10  200  20.00 
Find Silver Ore.  0.60  40  24.00 
Find Gold Ore.  3.00  6  18.00 
Find a gem.  5.00  4  20.00 
Rank 4
 AP: 9
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +2 (+14 Total), Dex +1 (+6 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.05  400  20.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.08  250  20.00 
Find Silver Ore.  0.40  60  24.00 
Find Gold Ore.  1.00  20  20.00 
Find a gem.  4.00  5  20.00 
Rank 3
 AP: 9
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +2 (+16 Total), Dex +1 (+7 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.06  300  18.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.06  300  18.00 
Find Silver Ore.  0.20  100  20.00 
Find Gold Ore.  0.60  30  18.00 
Find Mythril Ore.  5.00  2  10.00 
Find a gem.  3.00  6  18.00 
Rank 2
 AP: 9
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +2 (+18 Total), Dex +1 (+8 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.02  800  16.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.04  500  20.00 
Find Silver Ore.  0.10  200  20.00 
Find Gold Ore.  0.30  60  18.00 
Find Mythril Ore.  3.00  3  9.00 
Find a gem.  2.00  10  20.00 
Rank 1
 AP: 12
 Stat Improvement: Stamina +3 (+21 Total), Dex +3 (+12 Total)
 Effects: +1% success rate, load time decreased
Method  Exp.  Count  Total 

Find Iron Ore.  0.01  1500  15.00 
Find Copper Ore.  0.02  800  16.00 
Find Silver Ore.  0.08  250  20.00 
Find Gold Ore.  0.10  200  20.00 
Find Mythril Ore.  1.00  10  10.00 
Find a gem.  1.00  20  20.00 
Master Title
the Master of Metallurgy
 Dex +10
 Luck +25
 Mana 10
 Str 20