Hullo everyone! I'm Lucky Hookline and I'm gonna teach you about Magical Fishing!
If'n you're level 7 or higher on the Test Realm, come chat with me in the Wizard City Commons.
If you want to fish, you have to go where the fish are! Many areas of the Spiral are populated with fish, and you'll know you're in the right spot when the Fishing Icon appears above your Journal. Clicking on the Fishing Icon displays your Fishing Spells. Fishing is a magical activity in the Spiral, ya know! Fishing is currently only available in Wizard City, Krokotopia, Grizzleheim, and Mooshu. Fishing has only just begun in the Spiral and more Fishing Holes and species are just waiting to be discovered!
There are different types of Fishing Spells, including Fish Catching Spells and Fishing Utility Spells that allow you to reveal a fish's school, or even restock the ponds!
When you're near a body of water, you just have to click on a Fish Catching spell to cast a Magical Lure. These magical lures look like orbs and they act as both a lure and a float, drawing nearby fish to it, as well as bobbing up and down when they bite!
If you don't like where your Magical Lure landed, you can click the cancel button and quickly recast the spell again.
When the Magical Lure flashes, that means a fish has noticed it and is coming closer to take a bite. As it bites, the orb will rise and fall a bit. The trick is to wait until the lure completely sinks below the water and when it does you're going to want to act fast by either clicking on the spell icon again, or pressing the Space bar to catch that fish!
If you succeed and catch the fish, you'll see the name and size. Small Fries are the tiniest ones, while Whoppers are the biggest. You may even get lucky and catch something Epic!
Fish are stored in your Fish Basket. The Angler's Tome displays a record of all the fish you've ever caught.
Some quick notes about Fishing
Catching fish consumes a small amount of energy. Energy will also be consumed if the fish gets away.
Players who are level 7 or higher will get a boost to their base Energy.
Don't get discouraged if you don't catch the first few fish you lure. You'll get better with practice. It's all in the timing. Just watch for the orb to fully submerge before you reel them in.
Fish have schools, in more than one sense of the word. You have a better chance at catching a Fire School fish with the Fire School Fish lure spells.
If the fish gets away, it will give you a hint as to its school.
The fish you see in the ponds are exclusive to you, other people will see their own fish.
You can scare away your fish by running too close to them.
Other players and mounts won't get in the way of your fishing view.
You currently cannot fish in underwater areas.
There's more than just fish in the lakes and rivers of the Spiral...
Fishing luck is a stat that increases your chance of catching a fish when you use Magical Lure.
There are two new Elixirs in the Crown Shop that increase your Fishing Luck.