A common question for new crafters is which primary and secondary harvesting skill to choose when starting out.
There are three philosophies in Vanguard.
- Choose based on crafting profession
- The common materials of the professions basic recipes
- The most common material used by the profession and the upgrade item
- Choose based on harvesting convenience (nodes found nearby).
- Harvest using an alt
- Quarrying / Lumberjacking
- Lumberjacking / Skinning (Carpenter - Weapons)
- Lumberjacking / Reaping (Carpenter - Focii)
- Quarrying / Skinning (Minerologist - Weapon)
- Quarrying / Cloth (Minerologist - Focii)
- Quarrying / Mining (Minerologist - Jewelry)
- Mining / Reaping (Armorsmith)
- Mining / Quarrying (Weaponsmithin)
- Reaping / Skinning
- Reaping / Quarrying (Tailor)
- Skinning / Mining (Leatherworker)