Logging Trade Skill Guide for New World
On this page, you will find our in-depth guide for the Logging Trade Skill in New World where we cover everything from basics to advanced farming tips for rare materials.
Overview of Logging in New World
Logging utilizes the Logging Axe tool to chop wood from Trees around the world, which can be used to level most other professions in the game and greatly increase the power of your character, or be turned into a huge Gold profit.
To begin your logging adventures, simply craft a Logging Axe at any campfire or sanctuary after the initial game introduction; it uses similar materials to the flint sickle that you craft shortly after the introduction (Flint and Greenwood), and then you are ready to chop. Logging works hand in hand with Woodworking, in which you can utilize all the wood you chop and craft it up into Planks that can be used in other professions.
This Trade Skill scales solely with Constitution, so we highly recommended that you focus on obtaining Constitution on both gear and with your Attribute selection, up to 300 for the final perk, if you are aiming to get the most out of your Logging. If you are not a Constitution-based character at the time, you will still be able to get a lot out of Logging, but it will be a slower farm. Below is a list of the perks granted from Constitution that benefit Logging.
- 50 Constitution: +10% Logging speed
- 100 Constitution: -10% reduction on durability loss for tools
- 150 Constitution: -10% Decreased weight of logged items
- 200 Constitution: +10% Logging speed
- 250 Constitution: +10% Yield increased from Logging
- 300 Constitution: 25% Chance to chop down a tree in a single swing
A note about the final 300-Constitution perk is that it currently only applies on the first swing on the tree, you can no longer jump to try and proc this perk again as of patch 1.1.
Luck and Rare Resources
Luck greatly increases your chance at getting rare materials from Logging, these rare material. Stacking as much Luck as possible on all of your gear/tools/food buff is the key to finding those legendary rare materials. The apparel for logging is the Lumberjack Gloves,Hat,Pants,Shirt and Shoes, but the perk can also roll on any gear.
Below is a list of rare resources you can find while logging and where to find them.
- — Young Trees and Mature Trees
- — Young Trees, Mature Trees and Wyrdwood Trees
- — Wyrdwood Trees
- — Wyrdwood Trees
- — Ironwood Trees
- — Ironwood Trees
You are able to have a total of three houses currently in New World, and in each of those houses you can place up to five trophies. Placing a Logging trophy in your house increases your Logging Luck globally, and you may place a Logging trophy in each of your three houses, which will stack the Luck up even further. You are also able to permanently increase the power of these trophies by acquiring either Furnishing profession.or . Trophies can be made by the
- Minor Trophy = 500 Luck
- Basic Trophy = 1000 Luck
- Major Trophy = 1500 Luck
Best Perks for your Logging Axe
The best perks for your Logging Axe can change depending on what you need. For example, as you are levelling up your Logging skill, you may want theperk, which grants increased Logging experience, however once you are at 200 Logging skill you will likely want to drop that for something else. At 200 Logging we recommend the following perks on your Logging Axe.
Best Bag Perks for Logging
If you are an avid logger you may want to look for theperk, which reduces the weight of your wood, timber, and Logging Axes. The perk is also fantastic for all situations as it is just extra bag space.
Increasing your Logging Yield
In addition to the Logging Yield perk at 250 Constitution, you can also get more wood and rare materials by drinking the Arcana profession, which can increase your yield by up to 15%. You can also get additional yield on your crafted Logging Axe, which is great.proficiency potion, made by the
Best Way to Level Your Logging in New World
Leveling Logging in New World is fairly simple: the higher level required to chop the tree, the more experience you will gain (generally). However, the difference in experience is not that great until the later levels (Wyrdwood and Ironwood), and the speed at which you can gain experience is largely dictated by how fast you are capable of Logging those trees.
However, once you are capable of chopping Wyrdwood (100 Logging), Dryad Wolves give quite a large amount of logging experience (around 800 per wolf) and if you can comfortably farm these, this will be the best way to reach Ironwood (175).
The 300-Constitution perk that allows you to chop a tree in a single swing makes those last Logging levels go extremely fast, as Logging Ironwood in one swing will net you massive experience. Below is a list in order of from least to most experience gained from trees; keep in mind that the size of the tree varies and determines experience gained.
- Young Trees
- Mature Trees
- Wyrdwood Trees
- Dryad Wolves
- Ironwood Trees
Logging Routes in New World
Trees are found everywhere in New World, so for the lower levels just chop where you feel comfortable, generally close to a town so you can run back quickly and refine that wood immediately.
As for the higher end trees, farming any Dryad Wolves is a fantastic place for Wyrdwood. Ironwood is mainly found in the level 51-60 zones but there are some spawns around the others zones too. It can be extremely helpful using a map resource like this one to find the spawn points of everything you may be looking for.
- 18 Mar. 2023: Updated Tool Images, Gear, and Perks.
- 16 Nov. 2021: Guide added.
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