Ragnarok Online 2 : Job System

Other than the main Class a character has, you can also select another sideline job.
You choose to be a Chef, Alchemist, Artisan or Blacksmith. Each job specializes in crafting a specific type of items which will be beneficial to the players themselves or to trade with other players.  To increase your level in a specific job , you would need to gain Job Experience. In order to gain JE , one would need to constantly craft based on recipes of that job or mine/gather materials. To get the recipes you would need to talk to the respective Job NPC located in Prontera.
Whenever you are tired of battle, take the time to master your crafting skills!

The Alchemist collects various herbs to create potions which can recover HP or SP.Using their expert knowledge, they can also create special potions which boost vitality.
To purchase Alchemist recipes to craft, talk to Heis the Alchemist Expert in Prontera (N : 969 S:697)

Artisans are experts in crafting clothes and light armor using leather and cloth.Tan skins from creatures can be gathered or textile materials can be obtained, to be tailored into wearable clothing. Artisans are also capable of handcrafting various ‘Runes’ that empower weapons and armor with special abilities.

To purchase Artisan recipes to craft, talk to Merin the Artisan Expert in Prontera (N : 845 S:556)

The Blacksmith crafts various weapons and armor, and possess skills to smelt mineral ore found in mines.Blacksmiths can also craft ‘Rune Hole Punch’, which pierces holes in existing weapons and armor; allowing them to hold ‘Runes’.
To purchase Blacksmith recipes to craft, talk to Gruparz the Blacksmith Expert in Prontera (N : 867 S:960)

Chefs create delicious dishes which cause beneficial effects, such as health recovery or boosted abilities.Aside from cooking, a Chef also gathers ingredients and processes them for cooking.
To purchase Chef recipes to craft, talk to Pinoa the Chef Expert in Prontera (N : 969 S:697)

Job System Basics
Gathering materials
In order to increase your Job Level, you would need to craft and gather materials.
Raw materials needed to craft can be found by gathering them or gaining them from defeated monsters. One way of gathering the materials is by harvesting them . Any items that can be collected will be shown to have sparkling effect and once you hover your mouse over the target that can be harvested, the mouse icon will change.

Any items that have a sparkling effect can be harvested for raw materials!
When you move your mouse over the target , the mouse icons will change to the following

Once you have collected all needed items to craft the items you can approach the expert to get the recipe to craft it. Each recipe will be dependent on your job level.
Leveling up your job level is therefore essential. The higher your job level is, you would be able to gain recipes to craft more valuable items.

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