FFXIV – Food Guide with Stats for Gathering Classes

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Greetings, fellow Botanists, Miners, and Fishermen! Below you will find a full list of foods to help you reap nature’s bountry from the lands of Eorzea.

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Gathering in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is no joke, and sometimes even the best of their trade need a boost from a high quality meal. The dishes found below give boosts to either GP, perception, or gathering. If you are looking for something in particular, be sure to ‘Ctrl+F’ to search!

If you are looking for crafting-oriented foods, check out our nifty list of foods to benefit your crafting endeavors. Happy gathering!

Below this primary list are a text-only lists of foods in order of their maximum GP, perception, and gathering bonuses.

Gathering food list

Alligator Salad
           GP +2% (Max. 9)
           Perception +6% (Max. 10)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 31)

Antelope Stew (Price at vendor: 47 gil)
           GP +6% (Max. 21)
           Gathering +2% (Max. 3)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Alehouse Wench (South Shroud 17,19), cooking (Level 20)

Apple Tart (Price at vendor: 30 gil)
           GP +2% (Max. 8)
          Gathering +6% (Max. 7)
          EXP Bonus +3%     
          Obtained via: Shopkeep (Eastern Thanalan 13,24), cooking (Level 18)

Beef Stew
           GP +4% (Max. 24)
           Perception +2% (Max. 6)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 50)

Blood Currant Tart
           GP +2% (Max. 7)
           Gathering +6% (Max. 10)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 33)

Crowned Pie
           Gathering +4% (Max. +14)
           GP +2% (Max. +10)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 48)

Dzemael Gratin
           GP +6% (Max. 24)
           Perception +2% (Max. 6)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 44)

Eel Pie
           Perception +2% (Max. 3)
           Gathering +6% (Max. 9)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 25)

Jack-o’-lantern (Price at vendor: 16 gil)
           Perception +6% (Max. 6)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Alehouse Wench (Central Thanalan 19,20), Gerulf (Limsa
           Lominsa Lower Decks 8,11), Katherine (Ul’dah – Steps of Thal 13,9), Sasamero
           (Old Gridania 14,8); cooking (Level 10)

Landtrap Salad
           GP +2% (Max. 10)
           Perception +3% (Max. 16)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 55)

Lentils & Chestnuts (Price at vendor: 34 gil)
           GP +6% (Max. 20)
           Perception +2% (Max. 2)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Shopkeep (Eastern Thanalan 13,24), Gerulf (Limsa Lominsa
           Lower Decks 8,11), Katherine (Ul’dah – Steps of Thal 13,9), Sasamero (Old
           Gridania 14,8); cooking (Level 17)

Mutton Stew (Price at vendor: 16 gil)
           GP +6% (Max. 19)
           Gathering +2% (Max. 2)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Alehouse Wench (Central Thanalan 19,20), Gerulf (Limsa
           Lominsa Lower Decks 8,11), Katherine (Ul’dah – Steps of Thal 13,9), Sasamero
           (Old Gridania 14,8); cooking (Level 9)

Orobon Stew
           GP +6% (Max. 22)
           Gathering +2% (Max. 3)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 28)

Parsnip Salad
           GP +2% (Max. 8)
           Perception +6% (Max. 6)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 13)

Rabbit Pie (Price at vendor: 19 gil)
           Gathering +6% (Max. 6)
           Perception +2% (Max. 2)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Alehouse Wench (Central Thanalan 19,20), Gerulf (Limsa
           Lominsa Lower Decks 8,11), Katherine (Ul’dah – Steps of Thal 13,9), Sasamero
           (Old Gridania 14,8); cooking (Level 14)

Ratatouille
           GP +6% (Max. 23)
           Gathering +2% (Max. 4)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 37)

Roasted Nopales (Price at vendor: 29 gil)
           Gathering +2% (Max. 2)
           Perception +6% (Max. 6)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Alehouse Wench (South Shroud 17,19), Shopkeep (Eastern
           Thanalan 13,24); cooking (Level 17)

Sauerkraut
           GP +2% (Max. 9)
           Perception +6% (Max. 11)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 36)

Shepherd’s Pie (Price at vendor: 67 gil)
           Gathering +6% (Max. 8)
           Perception +2% (Max. 3)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Alehouse Wench (South Shroud 17,19), cooking (Level 23)

Spinach Saute
           Perception +6% (Max. 8)
           Gathering +2% (Max. 3)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 22)

Stuffed Artichoke
           Gathering +2% (Max. 5)
           Perception +6% (Max. 13)
           EXP Bonus +3%     
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 39)

Tomato Pie
           Gathering +6% (Max. 15)
           Perception +2% (Max. 6)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 45)

Trapper’s Quiche
           Gathering +4% (Max. 14)
           Perception +2% (Max. 6)
           EXP Bonus +3%
           Obtained via: Cooking only (Level 50)

Gathering foods in order of potential gathering

These are listed from highest to lowest maximum gathering gain.

  1. Tomato Pie (+6%, Max. 15)
  2. Trapper’s Quiche (+4%, Max. 15)
  3. Crowned Pie (+6%, Max. 14)
  4. Blood Currant Tart (+6%, Max. 10)
  5. Eel Pie (+6%, Max. 9)
  6. Shepherd’s Pie (+6%, Max. 8)
  7. Apple Tart (+6%, Max. 7)
  8. Rabbit Pie (+6%, Max. 6)
  9. Stuffed Artichoke (+2%, Max. 5)
  10. Ratatouille (+2%, Max. 4)
  11. Antelope Stew (+2%, Max. 3)
  12. Orobon Stew (+2%, Max. 3)
  13. Spinach Saute (+2%, Max. 3)
  14. Mutton Stew (+2%, Max. 2)
  15. Roasted Nopales (+2%, Max. 2)

Gathering foods in order of potential perception

These are listed from highest to lowest maximum perception gain.

  1. Landtrap Salad (+3%, Max. 16)
  2. Stuffed Artichoke (+6%, Max. 13)
  3. Sauerkraut (+6%, Max. 11)
  4. Alligator Salad (+6%, Max. 10)
  5. Spinach Saute (+6%, Max. 8)
  6. Beef Stew (+2%, Max. 6)
  7. Dzemael Gratin (+2%, MAx. 6)
  8. Jack’-o-Lantern (+6%, Max. 6)
  9. Parsnip Salad (+6%, Max. 6)
  10. Roasted Nopales (+6%, Max. 6)
  11. Tomato Pie (+2%, Max. 6)
  12. Trapper’s Quiche (+2%, Max. 6)
  13. Eel Pie (+2%, Max. 3)
  14. Shepherd’s Pie (+2%, Max. 3)
  15. Lentils & Chestnuts (+2%, Max. 2)
  16. Rabbit Pie (+2%, Max. 2)

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