Mineral Vein

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Geological Locations
Hoe icon.png Garden Furrows Pickaxe icon.png Mineral Veins Hatchet icon.png Arboreal Groves Super Scoop icon.png Pond Dredger Ebisu Fishing Rod icon.png Coastal Fishing Net

Where can you log, harvest and mine... without needing to tinker with tools? The interior of this island of course! The mineral vien embedded in a bulky bit of bedrock offers ore to its owners, much in the same manor as mining. No need to trade tools--the MHMU will supply special ones for you!Mine until you lose you lucidity and descend into delirium. The higher its rank rises, the more places you can procure provisions from... thus powering up your productivity!Let liquids loose upon the boulder to see some delightful developments. Furthermore, assigning an able-bodied assistant to services this space grants greater gratuities to your garden! - Green Thumb Moogle


Every mining attempt yields items in the following order:

  • 1-3 items, randomly chosen from the Metals+Either lists or the Precious metals+Either lists. This choice is invisible to the player, and is specific to the particular vein mined.
    • Choosing to mine multiple times will perform that specific action until it becomes unavailable. As a consequence, an initial "mine multiple times" that digs up metals will cause the next set of actions to dig up precious metals, and vice versa.
  • Bonus yield from serum
  • Bonus yield from Yeestog

Any item slot may yield a crystal instead.



Possible Assistants

  • Yeestog
    • Mining Mandates
      • "Make excavating easier."
        • Increases likelihood that you will receive more items from your Mineral Veins; will yield 1 additional item
      • "Repair the tools."
        • Occasionally grants you more gathering opportunities in your Mineral Veins; will occasionally grant free mining attempts.

Serums

Serum Duration Effect
Auserum 7 Yields 1 precious metal
Coalition Serum 7 Yields 2 additional items per harvest.
Monarch Beetle Saliva Question Yields 0-3 Antlion Spirits
Rockoil 28 Locks mining point in place.
Smelting Serum 7 Yields 1 metal
Stone Serum 7 Increases yield
Vein Serum Question Occasionally grants free mining attempts

Obtainable Items

Rank Metals Precious Metals Either
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Key Items

Upgrade key items can be purchased from Zenicca for bayld, or from Skipper Moogle for gil.

Mineral Vein Key Items
Information Requirements
Name Rank Attained Title Required Coalition Edification Bayld
"Mythril Marathon Quarterly" 2 Gather from Vein 9 times 1000
"Take A Lode Off" 3 Gather from Vein 20 times 3000
"Varicose Mineral Veins" 4 Gather from Vein 75 times 5000
"Tales from the Tunnel" 5 Gather from Vein 195 times 7000
"The Gusgen Mines Tragedy" 6 Gather from Vein 300 times 9000
"M.H.M.U. Treatise on Mineralogy" 7 Gather from Vein 750 times 11000


  • Upon reaching rank 3, the boulder face will appear worn away, granting a second mining point.
  • Upon reaching rank 5, a second boulder will appear to the left, granting a third mining point.
  • Upon reaching rank 7, the left boulder's face wears away to reveal crystals, granting a fourth mining point.


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