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Underwater Treasure Hunting Guide

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Original source: GoHa.ru - Поиск подводных сокровищ. Вся правда.

Why to Hunt for Treasure?
In ArcheAge there are multiple ways of making money, such as: killing mobs, crafting items, gathering resources, farming, taxing houses... and of course treasure hunting.

Why would you go treasure hunting?

  • Profit - to earn some gold, find artefacts.
  • Adventure - its fun to do, and its unique not present in "other" MMO games.
  • Danger - pirates, underwater mobs, and of course the badass Kraken boss.

Getting a Ship Ready:
First you will need a ship. There are more ways getting a ship, for example you can ask someone who already has one to take you to the spot where you want to hunt for treasure, another way to get a ship is to just craft one, it will require some time and resources, but in the end you wont depend on others and go to treasure hunting whenever you want to.
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Getting the Scuba Gear Ready:
A character can stay underwater for a limited time, and without a diving gear this time wont be enough to perform the treasure "digging" process.
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Scuba Gear:

  • You can find it at the stairs on the ship, leading from the water to the upper deck.
  • Can be used for 10 minutes before the oxygen runs out, after that some minutes (5 minutes by some sources) needed to fully recharge it again, and during this process its not wearable.

Scuba Gear for the treasure hunting consists of 3 parts:
AAUTHFlippers-vi.jpgFlippers - Increases swimming speed by 50%. Can be crafted from leather, point and ore.
AAUTHDivingSuit-vi.jpgDiving Suit - Crowns stock 02 for 1 minute. Can be crafted from pearl, paint and ore.
AAUTHAirBaggs-vi.jpgAir Bags - Disposable, expendable and compulsory subjects. Can be crafted.


Getting to the Diving Spot:
Sail or swim to the desired treasure hunting spot, treasures are scattered all around the ocean floor randomly, usually near ship wrecks, but according to a legend there is a Kraken boss which sank many ships with valuable cargo (good luck with him).
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Finding the Treasure Chests:
Studying the sea floor you can stumble upon a wreck, and next to it notice a couple of treasure chests, if you are lucky.
The search may take long time, depends how lucky you are and how good "eye" you have since you have to look around carefully.
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Rising up the Chest to the Surface:
Chests can't be opened underwater, to open them you need to lift them up by attaching an Air Bags on them which will lift them up to the surface.
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Whats the Point of the Treasure Hunting?
Well about this is still hard to tell any concrete thing, its still a new feature and not much testing have been done. Koreans did some testing to compare the underwater treasure hunting with gathering, and they got to a conclusion that the treasure hunting is more profitable, but i wouldn't take this too seriously yet, since resource prices may differ allot.
Rumor says that you can win a "jackpot".


Videos:
Scuba gear crafting and testing:


Underwater exploration (Korean):


Underwater treasure hunting (Russian):


Underwater treasure hunting (German):



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Here it is all types(except shackles for 5 silver ) of underwater treasures that i got on cbt5 (everything on screen i gather just ~40-45 min)

Also treasures aren't only between east and west continents, they are also in the sea between south and north continent.
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luv this... apart from the treasure hunting itself, it's the attention to detail like needing air bags to raise the treasure to the surface that makes this a unique experience in mmo's!

keep up the good work guys ~.o

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Treasure hunting ... looking forward to that (assuming I can get the materials for a boat and for the underwater breathing apparatus). :)

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every news'm most looking forward to this game

sorry for my spelling errors I'am brazilian xD.

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More French translation, come to think of it, it's the only thing i've been doing on these forums.. XD

Anyway, once again another great article from LlexX, and here is the French translation ~

[spoiler='Traduction Française du système de plongé et de Chasse aux trésors']

La chasse aux trésors est ouverte !

Dans ArcheAge il y a plusieurs façon de gagner de l'argent comme par exemple : tuer des monstres, crafter des objets, recolter des ressources, les taxes sur les habitations, le système de marchandage~ et bien sûr... la chasse aux trésors.

3 Bonnes raisons de partir à la chasse aux trésors :
  • Profit : Le Fric, c'est chic... Or et artéfact.
  • Aventure : C'est fun et unique pour un MMO.
  • Danger : Pirates, monstres sous-marins et Norbert le Kraken...
Concrétement il est dur de dire si il est plus profitable de récolter des ressources ou de chercher des trésors. D'après certains test il serait plus profitable de chercher des trésors, mais l'économie bougera énormement, et c'est une fonction du jeu qui vient tout juste d'être implémenté donc les informations qui était valide pendant la CBT5 le seront peut-être pas pendant l'Open Beta et la sortie du jeu en Corée.

Il y a aussi des rumeurs qui disent que vous avez des chances de tomber sur "le jackpot". Et si je ne m'abuse, les navires de joueurs qui transpotent des ressources qui sont détruit perdent leurs ressources et il faut les récupéré en utilisant cette technique. (a confirmer)


Préparer son expédition :
Qu'est-ce qu'il faut préparé avant de partir à la chasse aux trésors ?

D'abord, un bateau !

Tout d'abord il vous faut un bateau, parceque c'est dans l'eau, et que nager c'est pas franchement une option. Il y a plusieurs façon d'obtenir un bateau, vous pouvez demander à quelqu'un, ou alors tout simplement vous pouvez vous construire votre propre bâteau et partir à la conquête des océans en quête de trésors et d'aventure... Bon c'est pas donné, mais je pense que ça en vaut carrément le coup :)

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L'équipement de plongé !

On peux rester sous l'eau seulement pendant un moment avant de manquer d'air, et sans équipement on a pas assez d'air pour récupérer des artefacts et autres trésors.

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Equipement de plonger :
  • Vous pouvez les trouver aux niveaux des escalier qui relie le pont supérieur et l'entré au niveau de l'eau.
  • Vous pouvez les utilisés pendant 10minutes avant d'être à cours d'air. Il faut (d'après certaine source) 5minutes pour re-remplir les équipements en air, pendant la recharge, il est impossible d'équiper le matériel.
Le matériel de plonger consiste de trois objets :

Posted Image Palmes - Augmentent la vitesse à laquel vous nagez de 50%. Se craft à partir de cuir, minerais et peinture.
Posted Image Scaphandre - Amasse l'O2 pendant 10 minutes. Se craft à partir de perles, peinture et de minerais.
Posted Image Sac d'air - Consommable, et nécessaire. Craftable.


Trouver les bons endroits où plonger :

Naviguez ou nagez (hardcore mode :P) vers l'endroit de votre choix, les trésors sont dessimé aléatoirement au fond de l'océan, en général prêt des épaves de navires. On raconte aussi que le Kraken à fait coulé des tonnes de navires et qu'ils renferment des trésors... Mais bon y'a le Kraken qui peut poser problème xD

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Trouver des coffres :

Cherchez d'abord des épaves (même si ils peuvent spawn partout) et cherchez les alentours, vous trouverez (si vous êtes chanceux) des trésors caché ! Attention il faut avoir l'oeil !

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Faire remonter les coffres à la surface :

Les coffres ne peuvent pas être ouvert sous l'eau, pour les ouvrirs il faut les faire remonter à la surface à l'aide des ballons d'air.

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Vidéos

Crafting et test des équipements de plongé :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlZ-PAb2EOY&feature=player_embedded


Trailer d'exploration sous-marine :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixng9tQ1lwA&feature=player_embedded


Exploration sous-marine (Allemand) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgCYIGjVsog&feature=player_embedded


[/spoiler]

HF~

~Yinyin <3
Traduction Française de Guide :

Monture *-* Farming *-* Housing/Castle *-* Plonger/Chasse aux trésors *-* Boss Guide

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This part of the game is something im really looking forward to. Underwater areas of games ive always enjoyed. But this one apparently is done
exceedingly well.

The wait is going to kill me lol.
All will be well.................

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Thanks for the great guide, this community is amazing!

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Makes sense since we have boat battles! Many sunken ships with who knows what waiting inside..... :ph34r:

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Here's one that includes people from the boards here. Recovering trade packages from the bottom of the ocean. Wonder how they got there... :D
Thanks to the Dread Pirate Amaterasu!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tol6tT-KIY

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thanks for posting the video, and reminding me to roll deep when I'm sailing/transporting goods

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Thanks to the Dread Pirate Amaterasu!

Wasn't me! The people in my team did it. I just happened to be passing by.

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From a video I found on youtube today, I learned that the swim mechanics for Archeage are even better than I thought.

 

Depending on how you angle your cameras while your character swims controls what type of swimming strokes, such as the back stroke, your character does.

 

That is a very nice touch for the creators of Archeage.

 

You can see it in this video. Just pay close attention to the player's character as the player changes the angle of their camera.

 



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Underwater Exploring

Not that AA has a huge open world on land, it has a very detailed underwater world too, going to show a few pictures and videos from the test server about some new underwater areas and underwater bosses.

Source: ThisIsGame.com




[spoilers=Ancient Guardians]
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Bubble to fill up your breathing bar.
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All the spoilers are broken links LlexX. Or maybe just broken for me on my work PC. not sure.



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All the spoilers are broken links LlexX. Or maybe just broken for me on my work PC. not sure.

they seem to be working Daedalus



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He fixed them weeks ago. Check dates on posts.



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ahh my bad it was showing up in the lastest post updates



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Lifting up a whole sunken treasure ship:

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Source: ArcheAge.GameMeca.com



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Let me put my omg face on.

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