Lost Ark Wandering Merchant Guide & Tracker

The Lost Ark Wandering Merchants are special NPCs in Arkesia, who only show up at specific times and places. We will show you everything you need to know about them, including times, locations and available items.

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Lost Ark: Wandering Merchants are unique shopkeepers in the game. | © Smilegate

All across Arkesia, the world of Lost Ark, you will find tons of different merchants and NPCs trying to sell you something. Most of them are standard shopkeepers, who sell you items, weapons and more. But there are some special cases in Lost Ark, Wandering Merchants being chief among them. We will show you everything you need to know about Lost Ark's Wandering Merchants.

If you don't know what they are, read our explainer below. At the bottom of the article, we also have a tracker that shows when and where the Wandering Merchants show up in Lost Ark.

Lost Ark Wandering Merchants Explained

In Lost Ark, Wandering Merchants are special NPCs that have unique items and cards, which you will need in the mid- to late game to progress in systems like the deck building and the rapport system. You need to engage with these systems to earn gold in Lost Ark or to improve your Virtues like Charisma. The Wandering Merchants in Lost Ark have items that you won't find anywhere else, but will need more off the further you progress in the game. However, the Wandering Merchants in Lost Ark have some unique characteristics that you will need to consider.

The item stock of the merchants changes all the time. What also changes is their location. They also don't appear in every region, and only at specific places on a specific schedule. It's almost like they don't want you to find them! But no worries, we will show you where to find them and when they will appear.

How To Find Lost Ark Wandering Merchants – Schedule & Locations

As you maybe already gathered, finding the Wandering Merchants in Lost Ark is complicated. There is a system behind it though, which we will show you now. There are 15 Wandering Merchants in Lost Ark, who all appear in their respective region according to one of three schedules. The Wandering Merchants are region-specific and have multiple locations that they can pop up in.

You will need gold in Lost Ark, and we have the best ways to earn it right here for you:

Here is a table with all Lost Ark Wandering Merchants, their locations, the items they're selling and the times they appear at. The merchants appear in one of up to six zones for 25 minutes each, usually in outposts, camps or other populated areas featuring shops and other NPCs. All times are in AM as well as PM and in accordance to the time on your server.

Wandering Merchant & RegionLocationsItemsTimes
Lucas (Yudia)Saland Hill, Ozhorn HillCards: Giant Worm, Morina, Thunder
Rapport Items: Yudia Natural Salt, Yudia Spellbook, Sky Reflection Oil
1:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 8:30, 11:30
Morris (East Luterra)Dyorika Plain, Sunbright Hill, Flowering OrchardCards: Brinewt, Morpheo, Meehan, Thunderwings
Rapport Items: Azenoporium Brooch, Dyorika Straw Hat, Model of Luterra’s Sword, Chain War Chronicles
1:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 8:30, 11:30
Mac (Anikka)Delphi Township, Rattan Hill, Melody Forest, Twilight Mists, Prisma ValleyCards: Madam Moonscent, Sir Druden, Sir Valleylead, Wei
Rapport Items: Tournament Entrance Stamp, Angler’s Fishing Pole
1:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 8:30, 11:30

Jeffrey (Shushire)

Frozen Sea, Bitterwind Hill, Iceblood Plateau, Icewing Heights, Lake EternityCards: Javern, Sian, Madnick
Rapport Items: Shimmering Essence, Siriu’s Holy Book.
1:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 8:30, 11:30
Dorella (Feiton)KalajaCards: Goulding, Levi, Kaldor
Rapport Items: Dessicated Wooden Statue, Broken Dagger, Book of Survival, Red Moon's Tears
1:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 8:30, 11:30
Malone (West Luterra)Mount Zagoras, Lakebar, Medrick Monastery, Bilbrin Forest, Battlebound PlainsCards: Berhart, Cadogan, Cassleford
Rapport items: Black Rose, Lakebar Tomato Juice, Stalwart Cages, Chain War Chronicles
12:30, 2:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
Burt (East Luterra)Blackrose Chapel, Leyar Terrace, Borea’s Domain, Croconys SeashoreCards: Nox, Seria, and Thunderwings
Rapport items: Azenoporium Brooch, Dyorika Straw Hat, a Model of Luterra’s Sword, Chain War Chronicles
12:30, 2:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30

Oliver (Tortoyk)

Seaswept Woods, Sweetwater Forest, Skyreach Steppe, Forest of GiantsCards: Egg of Creation, Eolh, Mokamoka
Rapport Items: Mokoko Carrot, Oversized Ladybug Doll, Round Glass Piece, Shy Wind Flower Pollen
12:30, 2:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
Nox (Arthetine)Scraplands, Nebelhorn, Windbringer Hills, Totrich, Riza Falls, Arid PathCards: Bergstrom, Stern Neria, Krause
Rapport Items: Energy X7 Capsule, Fine Gramophone
12:30, 2:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
Aricer (Rohendel)Lake Shiverwave, Glass Lotus Lake, Breezesome Brae, Xeneela Ruins, Elzowin's ShadeCards: Alifer, Lenora, Gnosis
Rapport Items: Danube's Earrings, Elemental's Feather, Soundstone of Dawn, Sylvain Queens' Blessing
12:30, 2:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
Rayni (Punika)Tideshelf Path, Starsand Beach, Tikatika Colony, Secret ForestCards: Seto, Stella, Cicerra, Albion
Rapport Items: Pinata Crafting Set, Hollowfruit, Rainbow Tikatika Flower, Oreha Viewing Stone
12:30, 2:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
Ben (Rethramis)Ankume Mountain, Rethramis Border, LoghillCards: Siera, Prideholme Neria, Varut
Rapport Items: Fancier Bouquet, Pridehome Potato, Rethramis Holy Water, Surprise Chest
12:30, 3:30, 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 10:30
Peter (North Vern)Port Krona, Fesnar Highland, Balankar Mountains, Parna Forest, or Vernese ForestCards: Gideon, Payla, Thar
Rapport Items: Crystallized Magick, Exquisite Music Box, Goblin Yam, Magick Cloth, Queen’s Knights Application, Vern’s Founding Coin
12:30, 3:30, 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 10:30
Laitir (Yorn)

Yorn's Cradle, Unfinished Garden, Black Anvil Mine, Iron Hammer Mine, Hall of Promise

Cards: Great Castle Neria Card, Piyer, Kaysarr
Rapport Items: Piyer's Secret Textbook, Fargar's Beer
12:30, 3:30, 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 10:30
Evan (South Vern)Candaria Territory, Bellion RuinsCards: Satra, Killian, Lujean, Vern Zenlord, Xereon
Rapport Items: Feather Fan, Mockup Firefly, Febre Potion, Necromancer's Records
12:30, 3:30, 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 10:30

If you want to keep an overview of all Lost Ark Traveling Merchants, then keep this page open and come back to check all the data. We can also recommend combining our list with this nifty tool by the community.

Lost Ark Traveling Merchant Ships

There aren't just wandering merchants in Lost Ark, we also have multiple Traveling Merchant Ships making their rounds. This has not been complicated enough yet, so of course, there has to be another layer to this system. There are two Traveling Merchant Ships in Lost Ark, The Luterran Royal Trading Ship and the New Vernese Exploring Ship. They appear at one of multiple islands, every hour for 30 minutes at a time. Here are the islands where they can appear at:

  • Luterran Royal Trading Ship: White Wave Island, Dreamgull Island, Sunflower Island, Starlight Isle, Lopang Island, Toto Silver Island
  • New Vernese Exploring Ship: Sublime Island, Eternity Isle, Niheltalop's Thoughts, Goblin Island, Gravis, Hypnos's Eyes

The ships, of course, sell different wares. You will also need Pirate Coins to buy items, as well as Gienah's Coins. Here are all items at the Merchant Ships:

  • Luterran Royal Trade Ship
    • Small Music Box (1,670 Pirate Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Cho Jepeng (1,670 Pirate Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Shez (1,670 Pirate Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Jade (6,680 Pirate Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Bijorn (6,680 Pirate Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Lyke (10,020 Pirate Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Fighter Austin (13,360 Pirate Coins)
  • New Vernese Exploring Ship
    • Masterpiece # 27 (10,000 Pirate Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Daniel (167 Gienah's Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Gaon (167 Gienah's Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Paddler Daniel (668 Gienah's Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Derick (668 Gienah's Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Mercenary Captain Ronimus (1,002 Gienah's Coins)
    • Stronghold Crew Application Form: Silver Chain Alice (1,336 Gienah's Coins)