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This forum is closed, please join us on our new forum: I wrote up this guide on our guild forums and thought I'd take the time to post it here for everybody. The goal was to point out simple concepts and strategies so people can get the most out of their time playing the game. Gearing up in TERA requires a ton of gold. You're constantly earning and spending gold and there's always more ways to spend it than there are to make some.
I'm going to write down a few ways I found to make some gold and how to make the most of what you have. If you have advice or want to share your little tricks, go ahead and post a reply and I'll credit you when I update it. A few concepts 2. Using the trade broker 4. Understanding the market 5. Maximizing profit Edited by: This may seem like an obvious concept but it's easy to lose sight of it.
Every item, every crystal, potion, charm, enchantment fodder, everything has a gold value. When you can put up almost any item tera trade broker tips and toes the broker and transfer it into gold, it's easy to put a value on everything. Because you tera trade broker tips and toes obtain any item yourself either by going out and getting it or by picking it up on the broker, what you're really buying is time.
You want to sell your time high and buy other people's time as low as possible. This would mean you're making people work for you. You have to keep in mind that with a limited amount of time, it's important to get the most bang for your buck. When you're trying to improve your gear, you have to balance getting the best gear you can what will last the longest vs the difficulty of getting it. What this means is that it gets more and more expensive to get the same bonus on your item.
Sometimes, you have to realize that pushing for a specific item or enchantment just isn't worth the tera trade broker tips and toes it would take to get tera trade broker tips and toes and you're better off focusing your efforts elsewhere. Know tera trade broker tips and toes you're worth: An easy example of this is seeing items on tera trade broker tips and toes broker being sold for lower than the vendor price.
Because people don't bother, not only do they get less gold than hey would selling it to an NPC but they also pay a listing fee.
This list will change as content is added or changed within the game. Keep in mind that it's more time-efficient to buy low and sell high than to spend hours farming the same monster models all the time. That being said, there are areas where your time will yield the largest profits. Here's a few ideas: Three Towers - The Rage Transmission room. How to get there: Best source of gold for a new Crystals Hunter's Crux needed are relatively cheap.
Blood Fiends are lvl Popular location means there may be people there. A fresh 60 can easily be pushed out by a geared character who decides to outlaw PvP. Either buy a scroll from any specialty shop or fly to Veritas District province and walk. Once inside, turn left. Normal monsters with ridiculous drop rates. Can be cleared twice normal then hard mode. Uses up dungeon cooldowns meaning it's impossible to queue for them 2hr normal and 6hr hard mode.
Can be completed solo since the game can auto-generate groups. High gold return for very little effort. Very low FPS regardless of hardware. Can be hard to stay alive for some classes. Master Enigmatic Scrolls are in high demand now that Masterworking has been made more available. They'll stay that way because T14 gear will also require them. Tier 11 gold weapons vendor for around 70g and can be extracted for a higher value.
Badges can be traded for extra T11 gear. Cruxes drop from every boss and can be worth from 1g to g. This is random like everything else in the game. Ebon tower drops 1 Dark Matter used for Kelsaik's Nest that can be sold. T11 gear will become templates in the next patch which may raise prices for certain items. Temple of Temerity Practicum badges can be sold on the broker.
Vendoring 3 dire badges get you 50g each. Whites and greens fetch a good amount. Blue and Gold items earn considerably more. Drops T13 Enigmatic gear. In the best case scenario, it can be worth a few thousand gold and in the worst, it's still enchantment fodder. It's important to make good use of your time. Catatonic Slothicious Edited by: Added new contributor information. Using the trade broker: The trade broker is a powerful tool. Understanding how it works can make you a fortune thereby saving you hours of your own time.
Searching properly is crucial. There's the obvious text search bar that most people use but TERA's broker has a lot of different options that let the user search exactly for what they need. This lets you search using specific parameters like enchantablewearableitem tier or item level. This should actually be called Quick Search.
It lists specific searches that people often use. Enchantment fodder for my weapon or armor, a better weapon than the one equipped or an item from a specific dungeon. This checkbox is fantastic. It only shows items whose lister is online and available to negotiate.
Keep in mind that it's possible to filter out result that would be cheaper to buy now than the ones you would negotiate for. Using the sort buttons is crucial to see relevant information. If you've done your search right, most of them are useless but sorting the price properly can make a big difference. This will display the items in asending order by price per unit rather than total price.
The lowest price for a given item may be 20g but sorting by unit price could reveal a price per unit of 15g simply because someone is selling them in bulk. This is a feature not usually seen in MMOs. It gives a way for people to alter the price they originally listed and sell it at a lower price. Why is this important? In other MMOs, people who spend their time standing next to auction house undercutting the competition would get the most sales.
If their item is 1 copper cheaper, that's the item people will buy. Whenever you obtain a new item and want to get some gold for it, this tab is your best friend. The history tab tracks every sale made through the broker ever.
You can sort the results by date and time which lets you see when the highs and lows for any given item are. If you're buying or selling, it's always beneficial to know how much the item you're looking at is going for. This way, you avoid overpaying or underselling for items you're not familiar with. The prices for just about everything fluctuate. They're affected by various factors like time of the day, events, patches, ect. Trying to foresee when the prices change can help you turn a profit.
Here's a few examples of things to watch out for: During the day there's more farming going on, prices for consumables and crystals among other things goes down. During the evening, people get into dungeons and prices tera trade broker tips and toes up as people stock up on what they'll need for dungeon runs and buy enchantment fodder. Buying enigmatic gear is best done during the day. Late at night the market gets flooded and you can get things fairly low in the morning.
On the other hand, selling enigmatic gear is best done early in the evening before people get loot drops from their runs and flood the market. This generates A LOT of gold on the server. It's about tera trade broker tips and toes per person so tera trade broker tips and toes the math.
Also, right after the nexuses tera trade broker tips and toes, people jump right into dungeons so they buy crystals and consumables with their new fortunes.