Gathering is a core gameplay element in New World.
Leveling Gathering skills
Leveling up a Gathering Skill unlocks the ability to gather different, higher-level resources. Miners gather Stone and Ore, Skinners gather animal hides, Loggers gather wood, and Harvesters gather plants. As your skill at gathering increases, you also gain the ability to detect nearby valuable resources on your in-game compass, and find special Rare Resources that can add special Perks to crafted items.
There are currently 5 Gathering skills in New World, each with their associated Tool:
- Fishing (Pole) 
- Harvesting (Sickle)
- Logging (Logging Axe)
- Mining (Pickaxe)
- Skinning (Skinning Knife)
Some types of gatherable resources do not utilize a Tool and do not require any Gathering skill to perform.
See the Gathered Resource Category for a list of gathered resources, organized by Gathering Skill type.