Blog - February 2, 2024

How to unlock Ocean Fishing in Final Fantasy XIV

Sea fishing is a unique task in Final Fantasy XIV. It has a whole dedicated game system that can overwhelm you when you first explore this feature.

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However, it is the best way to upgrade your Fishing career. It also gives you fun rewards for reaching score milestones and achieving achievements, such as shark minions and mounts. You can only do this activity at specific times, starting every two hours in Limsa Lominsa.

In Sea Fishing, players join a matchmaking party on a ship that travels to three different fishing spots. You may get different fish in each location and you will need different types of bait. You will then earn points depending on the quantity and quality of fish you catch. Here’s how to unlock Ocean Fishing in FFXIV.

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Limsa Lominsa Map.Come to the Ferry Terminal. Screenshot of Dot Esports

Unlocking Ocean Fishing is a quick process. You just need to complete the introductory quest for the Fishing job. You can do this by accept the quest called “The Fisherman’s Path” in Limsa Lominsa’s Lower Deck (X: 7, Y: 14).

Then, follow the mission steps. Once you have your fishing rod equipped, you can track your job quests by clicking the quest tracker in the upper left corner of the screen.

You just need to be at the right pier at the right time to go Sea Fishing. If you are not on time, the NPC will tell you the next boarding time. The dock is located near Arcanist’s Guild Aetheryte, at the Ferry Terminal. You will see a character managing fishing routes and another character who can sell you bait at a low price.