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1.1 – Healing & HP Potions
Are recovering a fixed amount of health over time.
Status: Always use those potions while leveling.
Are recovering a fixed percent of your health. (30%/45%/60%).
Status: !! DO NOT USE THOSE WHILE LEVELING !!.
1.2 – Show/Hide quests
While leveling, you can select which quests you want to track or hide from tracking so you will have less objects shown on your map. This is helpful to reduce confusion of area overlap while doing main quests / side quests in same area. Or to reduce the quest log on right side of the screen.
You shouldn’t hide main quest & world quests
Press (J) -> Select/Unselect quests
1.3 – Main quest
Mainquest – Storyline
From the beginning you will notice a orange icon on your map which indicates the main quest story, You will be able to follow and locate main quest storyline until you finish story on East Luttera continent. After that you will no longer be able to follow up the main quest storyline which is marked with orange icon.
World quest – Storyline progression
Once you see this icon in your quest log, this indicates now the world quest (main quest storyline) where you will need to go on ship and travel through the continents to find arks and complete the rest of the storyline until you hit max level.
This is mostly confusing to new players because they think the main story ended once they no longer can do the quests in orange color.
1.4 – Side Quests
This type of quests are side quests and you can skip it if you are focused on fast leveling, but it is recommended to complete them once you hit 50th level.
Looks like this and will provide a great amount of silvers, items, and skill points (not always). You shouldn’t skip those quests. Of course you can go back to do those once you hit max level, but it will take less time if you do it while leveling.
1.5 – Adventure Quests (Purple)
When you see a purple exclamation point on the bottom side of the screen means that you unlocked a Adventure quest. Adventure quests are usually type of quests which will teach you game mechanics and give you rewards. Those quests can be skipped if you are focused on fast leveling and complete them later on.
Make sure to complete Trade Skills quest while leveling. It will let you gather resources through mining, fishing, cutting, hunting, etc.
1.6 – Triports (Teleports)
Always use triports when you want to move to zone which you already unlocked.
Important: You don’t have to be on triport to be able to teleport yourself. Just open map and click on triport to teleport.
PS: You can locate your quests by pressing on quest name on right side of the screen and select triport to teleport you there.
1.7 – Leave dungeons faster
When you finish your dungeon while leveling the fastest way to leave it is by:
- Write /escape in chat. There is a 15 minutes cooldown for using this option.
- Locate your quest and use triport to teleport there.
- Play the song of escape (F2)
1.8 – Skip cutscenes automatically
To skip cutscenes automatically without need of pressing the ESC key, go to:
Menu (ESC) -> Settings -> Controls and Display -> Combat Settings ->Skip Dungeon Cutscenes
1.9 – Battle Item Selection Chests
While leveling you will receive Battle Item Selection Chests chest multiple times which will let you select one of consumable such as regeneration, combat Items, and defensive items. These items are very useful in late game as some deal a great amount of damage, recovers % percentage of health and so on.
You should save those chests for endgame PvE.
A detailed guide about consumable items: https://thegamescabin.com/battle-items-explained-lost-ark/ – [thegamescabin.com]
1.10 – Dismantle old gear
To increase your storage space remember to regularly dismantle items (gear) which you are no longer using.
To dismantle gear, press the (I) key to bring up your inventory. Click on the Dismantle button on the bottom left in the inventory tab. Now you can either right-click or drag the items you want to dismantle into the dismantle window.
Selling the dismantled parts will give you more silver than selling that item as a whole.
1.11 – What is Powerpass
The Powerpass is a Vern Token that allows you to level up an alternate (Alt) character instantly to level 50.
How to get Powerpass?
You will receive it in your ingame mailbox once you complete the main quest (Ealyn’s Gift) from North Vern.
How to use Powerpass?
- You will need to claim it from your in-game mail.
- Right click powerpass in your invertory and activate it.
- Return to the main screen menu.
- Select the character you wish to boost.
- Press the yellow icon at the bottom of your screen.
- Complete the Adventurer’s Path quest
2. Movement & UI
2.1 – Right or Left click to move
When you start a game, you will be prompted to select which option you want. Many people can’t find a way to change it afterwards. To change your movement input go to
Menu (ESC) -> Settings -> Hotkeys -> Basic Controls -> Attack with Right Click.
Check or un-check it based on your personal preference.
2.2 – Quick Map
You can access quick map by pressing TAB.
Move quick map
You can move your quick map by holding the middle mouse button and moving it across your screen.
Teleport via quick map
You can use unlocked triports on the quick map by pressing ALT + Left click on the triport to teleport.
2.3 – Ping location on map
Ping your current location
Hold CTRL + Left click on ground to see a menu with options to mark your location to your group.
Ping your current location on Map (M)
Hold CTRL + Left click on map (M) and you will be able to leave a marker for your group where you want on the map.
2.4 – Hiding UI element
To have a better field of view and more free screen there is a shortcut to hide parts of it on toggle by pressing ALT + X.
Pressing it once will collapse the map and quests and top menu. A second press will collapse the menu and chat. A third press will hide everything including the skill bars. To get everything back, press it a fourth time.
2.5 – Show your network latency (MS)
To always show your network latency (ms), you can enable it by going to:
Menu (ESC) -> Settings -> Gameplay -> Controls & Display -> Show Network Latency -> Always show
2.6 – Forced wide-screen (21:9)
This is mostly for PVP. Having a greater field of view help you notice your opponents easier. If your monitor doesn’t support 21:9, you can enable it in settings.
Menu -> Video -> Screen Resolution Settings -> Check Forced 21:9 Aspect Ratio
If you have black bars, you can hide those in Nvidia or AMD panel (Google it)
Disable auto-switching to gathering tools skillbar
When you cut trees, or gather herbs, or do fishing, etc, your skill bar is changing to trade skills which will be a distraction if something attacks you. You can disable this by going to:
Menu (ESC) -> Settings -> Gameplay -> Controls and Display -> Combat settings -> Disable Auto-load Trade HUD.
Pets & Mounts
Pets are necessary
Having pets with you all the time is very helpful because they are able to auto-loot all items which are drop.
Mounts reduce time
Combined with triports for teleporting, always mount up while doing quests to reduce time needed to go from location a to location b. Put your mount in your skillbar so you can press a key to mount up.
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