ArcheAge Professions and Labor Points Guide
Update: Thank LlexX's reminder. The labor points system has been changed in CBT5. In CBT5 the max LP is 5000. And it will recover 5 every 5 minutes instead of 1 point every minute.This results in a maximum of 1440 labor per day. The following link will lead to his guide.
Professions in ArcheAge are important skills that professions provide many useful materials for making weapons, houses, ships and other crafting items. Trade profession products will earn you a lot of money. There are 21 professions skills including Alchemy, Handicraft, Logging, Metal, Masonry, Weaponcraft, Commerce, Construction, Husbandry, Gathering, Printing, Tailoring, Carpentry, Cooking, Farming, Machinery, Mining, Leatherwork, Larceny, Fishing, Composing.
Different from other MMos, there is no restriction of how many skills you learn. You can make all stuffs only if you have materials. However the number of products you made was limited by labor points.
The quality of products is influenced by profession levels. Professions at high level will cost less labor points and you have a better chance to get rarer items.
In CBT5 the max LP is 5000. And it will recover 5 every 5 minutes instead of 1 point every minute.This results in a maximum of 1440 labor per day.
The following information about labor points are from CBT4.
Labor point is the key of professions. Every activity in ArcheAge like watering, feeding the animals requires labor points. When you login the game you’ll find your labor points under the screen. The upper limit of your labor point will increase with you characters level.
Lv 1-4: 50
Lv 15-9: 100
Lv 110-14: 150
Lv 115-19: 200
Lv 120-24: 250
Obtain Labor points
Labor points will restore every 10 minutes for 1 labor points even when you are off-line. And it will become full after every update. So you can use up your labor points before you drop out and it will restore to full the next day you login game.
Every profession requires labor points. Each step of profession like feeding the animal cost 1 labor points. Harvest the products will cost you 1 to 5 labor points according to the quality of the products. Same as the producing professions, the processing professions require labor points too. And each time you spend some labor points you’ll get experience which help you level your character faster.