Lost Ark Market Online: Buying & Selling Guide

Like every game has its specific marketplace where you can sell and buy items, the Lost Ark also has a Market Online. An online market is great for trading your favorite objects in exchange for other in-game items or Gold. 

Lost Ark provides its players with the best locations and quests like Asura Island Quest, Achates, and many more to win several rewards that can be used to buy items from the market in the Lost Ark. 

To find the marketplace in Lost Ark, you can open the map and find the gavel icon. There will be two locations where you will find this icon. We are not talking about the scale icon; we need to find a market broker. 

Lost Ark Marketplace
Lost Ark Market NPC

Once the player has located the market, he will go to the NPC and communicate with him. A menu will open up with all the details of the things that can be bought and sold in the market online. If you are looking for some treasures, here’s a Treasure Location Guide.

The Lost Ark market does not trade in with the silver currency. You need gold currency if you want to buy items from the market in Lost Ark. We will tell you ways to gain Gold later on in the guide. Let us take a look at all the things available in the market. You’ll also enjoy reading this comprehensive guide on the Lost Ark

Things to Trade in the Market 

There are plenty of things you can buy and sell in the market. The market tab and the auction tab have different items to exchange. The marketplace has all the objects required in the game, and the auction house has all the gears and equipment to strengthen the player’s abilities. Here is a complete list of all the things available in a market. 

Market Items
Lost Ark Market Items

Equipment Chest 

There are different equipment chests in the Lost Ark that can be bought from the market. These equipment chests include Daybreak, Maba, Silver Supply Crate, Gold Supply Crate, Adventurer’s Ascent Chest, and many other chests. 

Skins

Skins in the Lost Ark market mean all kinds of weapons, hair, chest pieces, pants, fur, skin instruments, and much more. The players need all these items to survive in this game; hence they can be bought from the marketplace of the Lost Ark. 

Engraving Recipes

The Engraving Recipes is a special kind of category that is available in the in-game Codex. Many times these Engraving Recipes are used in raids or dungeons. There are four categories of Engraving Recipes Epic, Legendary, Rare, and Uncommon. Within these categories, 50 plus Engraving recipes are required in the game. 

Combat Supplies

Combat Supplies include all battle items required to fight in any battles in Lost Ark. A player might need different types of Combat Supplies to help him win the battle. 

There are specific battle items for recovery, offense, utility, and buff. All these Combat Supplies are a must-have for any player. 

Lost Ark Market Categories
Market Categories in Lost Ark

Enhancement Materials

The Enhancement Materials help boost up some attributes of the player. Enhancement Materials include honing materials, additional honing materials, weapon evolution, and more. If you want to fight a stronger enemy, then you must be equipped with these Enhancement Materials. 

Cooking Items

Cooking items are needed for the survival of players. Cooking items include oils, vegetables, or meat that can be cooked and eaten. No one can survive in the Lost Ark if they do not have enough cooking supplies to fulfill their basic needs. 

Trade Skill Tools and Resources

Trade Skill Tools are special tools or equipment used to harvest different trade skill materials. Depending upon the rarity, the player can get distinct bonuses with these resources. 

With better Trade Skill Tools, players can level up their life skills and gather more materials from the game in a little time. Trade Skill Tools mainly include crafting tools and some other tools as well. 

Sailing Materials

In Sailing Materials, you can buy all sorts of items related to shipping that the players require to ship towards different locations in the Lost Ark. 

Adventurer’s Tome Items

Adventurer’s Tome Items are also from a category in the Codex. The player can either receive this item from Neria or trade it in the market of Lost Ark. The information about all these items is also given in the Codex. Here’s a complete guide on the Rohendel Adventure Tome in Lost Ark

Pets

Pets are not essentially required in the Lost Ark, but these objects can follow you throughout the game. They are beneficial as they collect different dropped items and give them to the player. These collected items can give a buff to the players. 

Mounts

Mounts are specific ridable objects or even animals. Different types of mounts include the Yudia White Horse, Dyorike Brown Horse, Loghill Black Horse, Red Ladybug, Blue Ladybug, Frost Wolf, Gray Stripe Raptor, Shadow Wolf, Borea Steed, Red Mane Wolf, Flying Nimbus, Borea Courser, Dawn Chamkuri, Azure Moss Turtle, Gold Moss Turtle, Apostle, and Terpeion. 

Shards

The Harmony Shards are the main type of Shard in the Lost Ark market. 

Gem Chests

The last item found in the Lost Ark market is the Gem Chest. Gem Chest is also very essential for a Lost Ark player. Gem Chests are usually obtained after completing several levels in the Lost Ark, but these can also be traded in the market. 

You might also enjoy reading the Lost Ark Lagoon Island Guide. 

Entering the Lost Ark Market 

If you are a beginner in the Lost Ark, you cannot enter the market as the access to the market is through the public sale home. You will not have access to the public sale home in the initial levels. 

Once you attain character degree 30 in the Lost Ark, you have unlocked the public sale home. You can then visit the Market Broker at the Luterra Castle or other main cities of the Lost Ark. 

Market Minimap
Market location in Lost Ark

You can open up the market by clicking on the minimap and the gavel icon. You can enter the market wherever you want after clicking on this gavel icon. 

Read the guide below to check out how buying and selling in the market take place. 

Buying items from the Market

Pressing Alt Y, you can open the market. There will be two tabs, one showing the market and the other showing Auction House, so you have to look at where you are buying the items carefully. 

There will be a search bar, and you can type what you want to search. You can only search for skins, battle items, honing materials, and crafting items right now. You can also trade in some resources, but you must know that some resources are available in stacks of 10 rather than in stacks of 100. 

Buying Items
Market Buying

You can move your cursor around in the shopping window. You can learn the Average Day Price of any item you plan to buy from Gold or trade-in. The Average Day Price can tell you about the price of an item for the last five days. 

There are multiple offers available in Lost Ark Market Online. If the lowest price is written beside an item, it is the cheapest offer in the market. You have to buy that item before the offer finishes or pay more for the same item. 

You have an Interest List that is just like your shopping cart. You can click on the pin icon next to the item you want to buy, and the item will be added to the Interest List. It will help you track the item’s price easily. 

My Transactions will show you all the offers you have listed on the market. Keep in mind that at one time, you can only list ten items, not more than that. 

To purchase any item from the Lost Ark Market Online, you must click on the Buy button in the bottom right corner of the item. This will open up the price of that item. It will also show you how many items are available in the market. 

The Lost Ark Market Online gives you an option of directly buying the item and not bidding for it, so things are quite straightforward. You can buy any item in exchange for the Gold you have collected in Lost Ark. There are several ways of collecting the Gold. 

Collecting Gold

Earning Gold isn’t difficult in the Lost Ark, and there are several ways through which a player can earn Gold. You can earn Gold by communicating with different NPCs and building relationships with them.

 Gold can also be earned by completing dungeons and other challenges. You can trade Gold in the marketplace if you are a smart player. Here are five ways to earn Gold in the Lost Ark.

 Building Rapport with NPCs

Building your relationships with the NPCs is called a Rapport. The Lost Ark has many NPCs you can be friends with, and the good thing about the game is that some NPCs will give you Gold just for the sake of friendship. Also, consider reading our Lost Ark Nia Rapport guide. 

 Some will give you a whole chunk of coins, but some will give you nothing. Some NPCs will demand something in exchange for giving you Gold. We have listed the six NPCs below and how much Gold they will give you to build rapport with them.

  •  · Thirain- 500 Gold
  • · Neria- 600 Gold
  • · Ealyn-1000 Gold
  • · Avele- 1400 Gold
  • · Sasha- 3500 Gold

 Completing Daily and Weekly Challenges

Lost Ark gives the player many opportunities to complete daily and weekly challenges and earn Gold in return. Once you reach the 50th level, that’s when you can unlock Una’s Tasks in Lost Ark and open up some daily and weekly challenges.

Completing these challenges will give you Una’s Tokens, a currency you can convert to Gold. If you are looking for a reliable way to earn Gold in the Lost Ark, this is the best and most reliable way.

 Completing Raids and Dungeons

You will have to complete multiple Raids and Dungeons like the Lost Ark Gate of Paradise in this action-focused game, and in return, you can gain Gold. Completing the Guardian Raids will give you a good chunk of Gold.

Completing several quests and fighting with bosses will also help you gain gold. Cradle of the Sea Fermata in Lost Ark is a great quest to win some rewards. 

 Dungeons are unlocked after level 50 and after you have a gear score of 250. There are secret rooms hidden in most dungeons. In these secret rooms, you can find Gold bars or other items that can be exchanged for Gold. A Lost Ark player must complete these dungeons regularly.

 Completing Gateway Maps

The co-op-focused Voyage missions will provide you with these Gateway maps. While playing, you must keep an eye on such missions to earn Gold quickly. You can’t complete these missions alone, so you need a partner to help you complete the Voyage missions. Completing them will give you Gold rewards. 

We have a guide on the best Gold Farming methods in Lost Ark ways that will help you with your gold rewards. 

 Selling Items in the Market

This is another way of earning Gold in the Lost Arks. For this kind of earning, you must be a smart player and regularly check the marketplace for some good offers. The marketplace is like eBay, where you can sell all your junk or other rare items you don’t need for your characters in the game.

Market Prices
Lost Ark Market Prices

 This is a great way to make Gold by selling your items and even the junk you don’t need. With all these tips, you can earn a good chunk of Gold.

Selling Items in Market

In Lost Ark Selling items in Market Online is even simpler than buying items from the marketplace. You can add the item you want to sell to the market by clicking on the Add Item option. You will have an inventory through which you can select an item you want to trade. 

After that, you must set the price of the item you want to sell. Then, set up the Listing period for the item. The listing period is when you want your item to be available in the market; it can be for 1 day or even 10 days. 

Selling in Market
Lost Ark Market Selling

You won’t be able to get your item back till it completes its deposit period, and then the item will be removed from your inventory. The total price of your item is calculated as your total sales revenue without including the tax. Items with a Bound to Roster attribute can not be sold. 

You must know that you will have to pay a tax to sell an item. With every item, you must pay a 5% tax, that is, the transaction fee per item. For Example, for a 100 gold price item, you will have to pay 5 gold as a tax fee to the Lost Ark. 

There is also a Deposit per item cost that increases when you deposit the item for three days. The Deposit per item fee is returned later in the game, whereas the Transaction Fee is not returned to you. 

The Lost Ark Market has to follow the rule so the marketplace is not flooded with offers from the players, and this also helps keep a balance between the transaction value and the items. 

As soon as someone buys your item, you will receive a mail from the Lost Ark. You can redeem your cash for the sold item from the attachment. 

Auction House

Just like the Lost Ark has a Market Online, it also has an Auction House from where you can buy abilities and other consumable items. You can trade-in jewelry, gems, gear, and Ability Stones in the Auction House. 

The Auction house works slightly differently from the marketplace as you have to buy items through bidding or auctioning. There is also an option of buying the item at full price with the buy now option in the Auction House. 

Accessing the Auction House is quite simple and can open by clicking on the Auction House button located just below the miniman in Lost Ark. Sometimes, the button is not visible, so you might have to move to a different position and click on the “Edit Widgets” button to find the Auction House. 

There are two tabs in the Auction House where you can buy different items. One tab has items that can be bought at fixed prices, and the other has all the equipment and artifacts. The prices of these items change over time. 

Players buy these items through bidding, and any player who wants to buy a specific item must outbid another player. Outbid means that the player has to offer more Gold than the amount mentioned by the other player. 

The Auction House only accepts the Gold currency. You can’t buy items from the silver currency. The Gold currency can be in the form of gold coins or other gold items. 

Items in Auction House

There are different types of items available in the Auction House. Most of these items provide a player with better abilities. The Auction House has all pre-used items except the outfits that are being sold. 

Items in Auction House
Lost Ark Auction House Items

There are several categories in the Auction House, which are divided into subcategories. We have listed all the items below that can be sold in the Auction House. 

  • Equipment Chests
  • Seal Books
  • Avatar
  • Combat Goods
  • Enchant Materials
  • Food
  • Life
  • Adventure Book
  • Pets
  • Voyage
  • Mounts

These search filters will allow you to find the exact thing you need. If you are looking for something specific, you will find it in these categories. There is another tab that is the bidding tab. The bidding tab has everything the auction tab next to it doesn’t have. It has the following categories.

Sub Categories in Auction House
Lost Ark Sub Categories in Auction House
  • Ability Stones
  • Equipment
  • Accessories
  • Gems

How Auction House Works

Buying items from the first tab works similar to the Lost Ark Market Online, whereas the bidding tab works differently. Bidding allows a player to bid on any item. It’s exactly how the real auction works. 

Auction House Bidding
Lost Ark Bidding

These auction items are up for a certain time. There are different types of items; some are cheap, and others are hot ticket items that are quite expensive. The hot ticket items have bidding wars where all players bid on one item, making it way more expensive than its actual cost. 

Searching for an item that has been previously sold in the Auction House bidding tab, you can check the bid history. The bid history of the item will give you a general idea of its price and its actual worth. 

There are tabs for an item’s current bids or rates too. These tabs will show you your trades and your bids too. This will help you track the item you bid on or if someone has outbid you. 

Pheons

There are some Lost Ark items in the Auction house as well. The Lost Ark items don’t only need Gold to be purchased; they also need Pheons. Pheons is a currency used only in the Auction House and not in the market. 

If you plan on trading a lot in the Auction House, you must need these Pheons. You can obtain Pheons by exchanging Blue Crystals. 

Conclusion

This Lost Ark Guide about its Market Online has given you details about how the market and the Auction House work. It’s a perfect place to buy and sell items and equip yourself with good gear. If you enjoyed reading this guide, take a look at Lost Ark Classes Guide too. 

Awais Rana


Awais is an avid technology enthusiast and somewhat of a gamer himself. Favorite game franchises include Halo, Mass Effect, and Dark Souls, to name a few. Likes to play both AAA and online PvP games. When Awais isn't playing any game, he's sure to be watching gameplays on YouTube!