How to get all motes in New World

How to find Motes in Aeternum.

Motes are a useful material in New World used in various crafting recipes. Players can obtain Motes through Mining, Harvesting, and Skinning magical animals. They are also available from Level 20+ Chests, or from the Trading Post. The guide below outlines each type of Mote and where to best find them.

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Air Motes

SourceSkillBest Location
ShockbulbHarvestingHigh elevations (Monarch's Bluff, Brightwood)
ShockspireMiningFirst Light, Windsward, Monarch's Bluff
Lightning BeetlesGatheringEdengrove

Death Motes

SourceSkillBest Location
BlightrootHarvestingLake Genevieve, Noble Reach, Arcturus, Weaver's Fen
BlightcragMiningFirst Light, Windsward, Monarch's Bluff
BlightmothGatheringFirst Light, Everfall

Earth Motes

SourceSkillBest Location
EarthspineHarvestingBrigand Pass, Monarch's Bluff, Weaver's Fen, Windsward, Everfall
EarthcragMiningFirst Light, Windsward, Everfall
Earthshell TurtleGatheringEbonscale Reach, Edengrove, Shattered Mountain

Fire Motes

SourceSkillBest Location
ScortchstoneMiningAll Locations
Salamander SnailGatheringWeaver's Fen

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Life Motes

SourceSkillBest Location
LifebloomHarvestingAll Locations (near water)
LifejewelMiningMourningdale, Great Cleave
LifemothGatheringEbonscale Reach, Edengrove, Everfall,
Great Cleave, Monarch's Bluff, Mourningdale,
Reekwater, Restless Shore, Shattered Mountain

Soul Motes

SourceSkillBest Location
SoulsproutHarvestingEverfall, Windsward
SoulspireMiningEverfall, Monarch's Bluff
SoulwyrmGatheringWindsward, Everfall

Water Motes

SourceSkillBest Location
RivercressHarvestingWindsward, Everfall
SpringstoneMiningMonarch's Bluff
Floating SpinefishGatheringRivers and coastlines

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