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Fishing is one of the nine Skills available for players to level up as they perform certain actions that give them Fishing XP.
Roman numerals are sometimes used to express its levels in-game.
Leveling up Fishing will give
|Rod Name||Collection & Obtaining||Rarity||Damage||Fishing Speed||Bonus Effect||Fising level required|
|Fishing Rod||None (Vanilla recipe)||Common||+10||standard||None||none|
|Prismarine Rod||Prismarine Shard||Common||+15||+10% faster||25% chance to catch Prismarine Shards or Prismarine Crystals||none|
|Sponge Rod||Sponge||Common||+20||+20% faster||20% chance to catch Sponge||none|
|Speedster Rod||Raw Salmon||Uncommon||+30||+30% faster||Hitting a mob gives temporary speed boost||5|
|Farmer's Rod||Clay||Uncommon||+45||+40% faster||Chance to fish farm animals||8|
|Challenging Rod||Lily Pad V||Rare||+60||+50% faster||Increases sea creature catch rate by 2%||none|
|Rod of Champions||Lily Pad VII||Rare||+85||+60% faster||Increases sea creature catch rate by 4%||none|
|Rod of Legends||Lily Pad IX||Epic||+100||+70% faster||Increases sea creature catch rate by 6%.||16|
|Shredder||Sea Emperor Drop||Legendary||+120||+75% faster||Gives one strength for every 50 bait used (15 max) + gives one damage for every 100 fish caught (115 max)||20|
Fishing Baits are used each time you right click on water with the fishing rod when they are in the player's inventory. These baits provide a variety of bonus effects which impact upon your fishing in different manners.
Fishing Baits were added in the 0.5 Fishing update
|Minnow Bait||Common||15% faster catch time||Raw Salmon I|
|Fish Bait||Common||30% faster catch time||Raw Salmon VI|
|Carrot Bait||Common||Chance of fishing up Carrot King||unlocked by default|
|Spooky Bait||Common||Scares off any Sea Creatures||Lily Pad I|
|Spiked Bait||Common||Increase sea creature spawn rate by 6%||Pufferfish V|
|Dark Bait||Common||Higher chance to catch rare sea creatures during the night||Ink Sack II|
|Light Bait||Common||Higher chance to catch rare sea creatures during the day||Prismarine Crystals II|
|Blessed Bait||Uncommon||15% chance to fish double items (similar to the Blessing enchantment)||Prismarine Crystals VI|
|Ice Bait||Uncommon||20% chance to catch winter Sea Creatures||Ice VI|
|Whale Bait||Rare||Small chance to get double drops from items fished, higher chance to catch rare sea creatures and 20% faster catch time||Lily Pad VI|
|Coins (max. 10,000 Coins)||+160||all|
|Music Disc (all)||+160||all|
|Grand Experience Bottle||+160||all|
|Iron Horse Armor||+160||all|
|Gold Horse Armor||+300||all|
|Diamond Horse Armor||+300||all|
|Titanic Experience Bottle||+300||all|
|Enchanted Golden Apple||+300||all|
|Fairy's Fedora||+300||Fairy Lake|
|Fairy's Polo||+300||Fairy Lake|
|Fairy's Trousers||+300||Fairy Lake|
|Fairy's Galoshes||+300||Fairy Lake|
When fishing you have a chance to catch a sea monster. As you raise your fishing level, you will unlock stronger monsters with more XP and better loot. Please note you only earn fishing XP from killing sea monsters, you do not earn combat XP.
|Requirements||Monster||Appearance||Level||Health||Drops||Fishing Experience Yield|
|Fishing Level 1||Squid||Squid||1||120||+30|
|Fishing Level 2||Sea Walker||Zombie with Armor||4||750||+50|
Fishing Level 3
|Fishing Level 5||Sea Guardian||Guardian||10||2500||+75|
Fishing Level 7
|Fishing Level 9||Sea Archer||Skeleton with Armor||15||3000||+125|
|Fishing Level 11||Rider of the Deep||Zombie with Armor riding a Chicken||20||6000||Chicken: +250
|Fishing Level 13||Catfish||Ocelot||23||7500||+300|
|Fishing Level 15||Carrot King||Rabbit||25||10000||+600|
|Fishing Level 16||Sea Leech||Silverfish||30||20000||+500|
|Fishing Level 17||Guardian Defender||Guardian||45||25000||+750|
|Fishing Level 18||Deep Sea Protector||Iron Golem||60||27500||+1000|
|Fishing Level 19||Water Hydra||Zombie with Armor||100||23000||+1500 × 2|
|Fishing Level 20||Sea Emperor||Skeleton with Armor riding a Guardian||150||30000||?|
Treasure Hunter is an ability exclusively unlocked by leveling up the Fishing Skill. Each level of Fishing grants 0.2% Treasure Find chance.
Each level of Fishing grants one level of Treasure Hunter. For example, if you were on Fishing level 15, you would be on Treasure Hunter level 15.
Like all other Skills, Fishing has a maximum level of 50.
Besides unlocking Sea Creatures leveling Fishing unlocks permanent stat boosts.
|Level||Treasure Find Chance||Health|
If you were to achieve level 25 of Fishing, you would have received:
Below are the coordinates of popular fishing locations and places where unique drops occur.
|Fairy Lake||116||65||135||Fairy's Outfit||Can be utilized for fishing just before a dark auction starts, and is an easier way to get the full Fairy's Armor Set.|
|Fisherman's Lake||152||68||47||none||Higher Clay Ball drop rate to try and get the clay minion.|
|Mountainside Pond||-69||68||26||none||Very popular area that is one block deep and can be used as a method to get other people to kill your monsters. Although others might kill your monster you still receive all the fishing xp and have priority pickup on your own items. Ensure you go to the lobbies with the most people fishing.|
|Mushroom Island||169||76||-383||none||Area that has been popular for fishing since SkyBlocks release, contains a Fairy Soul underneath the surface.|
|Players Island||-||-||-||none||Lower chance to catch Sea Creatures.|
|Spawn Puddles||-39||71||100||none||Very close to the Hub Island spawn area. May be used to bait sea creatures to kill AFK players.|
- Your blessing enchant got you double drops! (Fishing Rod with Blessing while fishing.)
- From the depths of the waters you've reeled in a Sea Walker. (Fishing a Sea Creature.)
- SOUL! You found a Fairy Soul! (While fishing at Tia the Fairy's Pond)
- Good Catch! You found an Enchanted Iron! (Fishing an item.)
Trivia and Hints
- There are currently 3 Fairy Souls you can obtain by fishing.
- The Fishing Crystal that spawns when you make the pond island grants more frequent drops of Prismarine Shards and Prismarine Crystals.
- Daytime occurs between 6:00am-6:00pm whilst Night time occurs between 6:00pm-6:00am.
- Public Islands provide a boosted sea monster catch chance.
- If fishing at Private Island use the weather stick to make it rain which will allow you to have faster catch times.
- The bobber and line used to be invisible in Minecraft 1.14 until it got fixed on July 8th, 2019.
- Rider of the Deep used to be called Monster of the Deep.