Botanist

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Introduction

The botanist's profession encompasses the procurement of resources from all forms of plant life. This includes harvesting vegetables and grains, tending fruit-bearing trees, cultivating fibrous plants, logging timber, and more. Botanists also endeavor to educate others about the need to maintain a symbiotic relationship with Eorzea's plants, rather than carelessly stripping them of their useful parts. Owing to their intimacy with nature, botanists are known to revere Nophica, the goddess of abundance.

Official Site

Botanists are Disciples of the Land that harvest resources from flora throughout Eorzea. The materials they collect are used by various crafting classes, including Carpenters, Weavers, Culinarians, and Alchemists.

General Information

Guild

Any player with at least one level 10 Disciple of War or Magic is eligible to become a Botanist. The Botanist's Guild is located in Gridania. Speak with the receptionist to start the first quest.

Tools

See also: List of Botanist Primary Tools
See also: List of Botanist Secondary Tools

Botanists utilize hatchets as their primary tool and scythes as their secondary tool. Both tools are crafted by Blacksmiths.

Quests

Main Article: Botanist Quests

Levequests

Main Article: Botanist Levequests

Actions

Main Article: Botanist Actions
Action Quest requirement Level GP Description
Triangulate.png  Triangulate 1 0 Survey the landscape to locate mature trees and lush vegetation.
Arbor Call.png  Arbor Call 3 0 Survey the landscape to locate the nearest mature tree or lush vegetation within skill range for 15s. Can only execute while Triangulate is active.
Field Mastery.png  Field Mastery 4 50 Increases the chance of obtaining items while gathering by 5%. Does not apply to items at 0%.
Arbor Call II.png  Arbor Call II 5 0 Survey the landscape to locate the highest-level mature tree or lush vegetation within skill range for 15s. Can only execute while Triangulate is active.
Field Mastery II.png  Field Mastery II 5 100 Increases the chance of obtaining items while gathering by 15%. Does not apply to items at 0%.
Sneak for miner fisher botanist.png  Sneak 8 0 Tread quietly, enabling you to avoid enemies up to four levels above your own.
Field Mastery III.png  Field Mastery III 10 250 Increases the chance of obtaining items while gathering by 50%. Does not apply to items at 0%.
Pioneer's Gift I.png  Pioneer's Gift I 15 50 Increases the chance of triggering Gatherer's Boon by 10%. Does not apply to items at 0%.
The twelve's bounty.png  The Twelve's Bounty 20 150 Increases elemental shard, crystal and cluster yields by 3.
Cannot be executed if the gathering node does not yield shards, crystals, or clusters.
Flora Mastery.png  Flora Mastery 23 50 Increases the chance of obtaining items on your next gathering attempt by 15%. Does not apply to items at 0%.
Bountiful Harvest.png  Bountiful Harvest 24 200 Increases the number of items obtained on your next gathering attempt by one.
Ageless Words.png  Ageless Words 25 300 Grants another gathering attempt.
Blessed Harvest.png  Blessed Harvest 30 400 Increases the number of items obtained during a single gathering attempt by one.
Blessed Harvest II.png  Blessed Harvest II 40 500 Increases the number of items obtained during a single gathering attempt by two.
Truth of Forests.png  Truth of Forests 46 Further survey the landscape to uncover unspoiled mature trees and lush vegitation.
Collect botanist icon1.png  Collect 1Quest: Inscrutable Tastes 50 0 Gathers a collectable item with its current collectability rating. Reduced integrity by 1.
Scour MIN BTN.png  Scour 1Quest: Inscrutable Tastes 50 0 Increases collectability of an item. Increase is determined by your gathering rating.
Brazen Woodsman and Prospector.png  Brazen Woodsman 1Quest: Inscrutable Tastes 50 0 Increases the collectability of an item. Increase is a random amount ranging from 50% to 150% of the effectiveness of Scour.
Meticulous Woodman and Prospector.png  Meticulous Woodsman 1Quest: Inscrutable Tastes 50 0 Increases collectability of an item. Increase is 75% of the effectiveness of Scour.
Scutiny MIN BTN.png  Scrutiny 1Quest: Inscrutable Tastes 50 200 Improves next item collectability increase. Effect is determined by your perception rating.
Pioneer's Gift II.png  Pioneer's Gift II 50 100 Increases the chance of triggering Gatherer's Boon by 30%. Does not apply to items at 0%.
Luck of the Pioneer.png  Luck of the Pioneer 1Quest: Two Nations, One Seed 55 200 Uncovers a gathering node's hidden items.
Bountiful Harvest II.png  Bountiful Harvest II 1Quest: The White Death 68 0 Increases the number of items obtained on your next gathering attempt by one, two, or three. Number determined by your gathering rating.
Cannot be used with Bountiful Harvest.
The Giving Land (Botanist).png  The Giving Land 74 200 Increases elemental shard, crystal, and cluster yields by a random amount.
Effect can be stacked with The Twelve's Bounty.
Cannot be executed if the gathering node does not yield shards, crystals, or clusters.
Nophica's Tidings.png  Nophica's Tidings 81 200 Increases item yield from Gatherer's Boon by 1.
Collector's Focus.png  Collector's Focus 1Quest: Inscrutable Tastes 85 100 Increases the chance to trigger Collector's Intuition by 75% on your next collectable action.
Wise to the World.png  Wise to the World 90 0 Grants another gathering attempt. When gathering collectables, restores 1 integrity.

Traits

Main Article: Botanist Traits
Trait Acquired Quest requirement Level Effect
Auto Triangulate.png  Auto Triangulate Botanist frame icon.png BTN 2 Automatically activates Triangulate upon changing your class to botanist.
Tree Whisperer.png  Tree Whisperer Botanist frame icon.png BTN 11 Allows you to better identify the characteristics of a mature tree or patch of lush vegetation, improving gathering rate when conditions are met.
Tree Whisperer II.png  Tree Whisperer II Botanist frame icon.png BTN 16 Allows you to better identify the characteristics of a mature tree or patch of lush vegetation, increasing gathering attempts when conditions are met.
Tree Whisperer III.png  Tree Whisperer III Botanist frame icon.png BTN 21 Allows you to better identify the characteristics of a mature tree or patch of lush vegetation, improving HQ gathering rate when conditions are met.
Tree Whisperer IV.png  Tree Whisperer IV Botanist frame icon.png BTN 26 Allows you to better identify the characteristics of a mature tree or patch of lush vegetation, improving yield when conditions are met.
Auto sneak.png  Auto Sneak Miner frame icon.png MIN
Botanist frame icon.png BTN
Fisher frame icon.png FSH
27 Automatically activates Sneak upon changing your class to miner/botanist/fisher. Effect is also automatically activated upon changing areas.
Enhanced twelve bounty i.png  Enhanced Twelve's Bounty I Miner frame icon.png MIN
Botanist frame icon.png BTN
41 The Twelve's Bounty now extends to crystals.
Nymeia's Ward.png  Nymeia's Ward Botanist frame icon.png BTN
Miner frame icon.png MIN
42 Occasionally increases yield for items without HQ versions. Conditions for increase can be confirmed by using Preparation.
Enhanced twelve bounty ii.png  Enhanced Twelve's Bounty II Miner frame icon.png MIN
Botanist frame icon.png BTN
50 The Twelve's Bounty now extends to clusters.
Tree Whisperer V.png  Tree Whisperer V Botanist frame icon.png BTN 1Quest: Onions of Life Bestowing 53 Allows you to better identify the characteristics of a mature tree or patch of lush vegetation, further improving chances of enhanced gathering when conditions are met.
One with the forest.png  One with the Forest Botanist frame icon.png BTN 60 Automatically activates Truth of Forests upon changing your class to botanist.
Bountiful harvest mastery.png  Bountiful Harvest Mastery Botanist frame icon.png BTN 1Quest: The White Death 68 Upgrades Bountiful Harvest to Bountiful Harvest II.
Enhanced GP Regeneration (botanist).png  Enhanced GP Regeneration Botanist frame icon.png BTN 1Quest: Edgyth's Winning Streak 70 Raises base GP regeneration rate by one.
Enhanced twelves bounty iii.png  Enhanced Twelve's Bounty III Miner frame icon.png MIN
Botanist frame icon.png BTN
71 Increases the base yield of the Twelve's Bounty by one.
Enhanced GP Regeneration II (Botanist).png  Enhanced GP Regeneration II Botanist frame icon.png BTN 80 Raises base GP regeneration rate by a total of two. When gathering, raises base regeneration rate by one.
Enhanced GP Regeneration III botanist.png  Enhanced GP Regeneration III Botanist frame icon.png BTN 83 Raises base GP regeneration rate by a total of three. When gathering, raises base regeneration rate by one.
Enhanced Ageless Words.png  Enhanced Ageless Words Botanist frame icon.png BTN 90 Adds to Ageless Words a 50% chance that you will be granted Eureka Moment.

Gathering Log

Main Article: Botanist Gathering Log

Gathering Nodes

Main Article: Botanist Node Locations

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