How to find Plant Essence in Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Material Type Elemental Type Best Harvest Location Harvest Tool Required Item Number
(Water), (Medicinal) (Wind) Pixie Forest - Forest Clearing Hammer 184
How to find Plant Essence in Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout

There are multiple locations you can get Plant Essence from depending on your progress of the game. The earliest and best locations:

  • By harvesting Large Bushes with the Hammer or Bomb Hammer at the Pixie Forest – Forest Clearing
  • Using a Travel Bottle to create a world that has Plant Essence as one of it’s gatherable materials.

The Hammer is a necessary gathering tool in order to get Plant Essence.

Locations for Farming Plant Essence

Pixie Forest – Forest Clearing

To get Plant Essence, bring your Hammer or Bomb Hammer and travel to Pixie Forest – Forest Clearing.

 Travel to Pixie Forest for Forest Clearing | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Travel to Pixie Forest for Forest Clearing

As soon as you arrive, there are 4 Large Bushes visible that you can harvest for Plant Essence. There are Puni monsters in the area but they are not aggressive and won’t chase you if they see you.

Puni monsters in the area | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Puni monsters in the area

You can use your Hammer on each of them to harvest Plant Essence. The amount of Plant Essence you get is determined by the mods on your Hammer.

Use hammer to harvest Plant Essence | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Use hammer to harvest Plant Essence

If you need more Plant Essence, just fast travel back into the map and all the bushes will respawn.

Travel Bottle

Once you’ve reached a certain portion of the game, you will unlock the ability to use the Travel Bottle. Travel Bottles are mini-areas that will yield high amounts of specific materials if you know the correct code and contain enemies of a certain level depending on the Travel Bottle level. Harvesting in these areas will not require any tools. You only need to interact with the gathering node.

Learn more about Travel Bottles in our guide by following this link.

Each area will have a “Primary” material and a “Secondary” material indicated by the order shown in the Travel Bottle menu, with the left being the “Main” and the right being the “Secondary”. Harvesting in bottle areas will yield slightly more of the “Main” item than the “Secondary” item.

The Bottle Code Z0GK gives you a Lv. 19 world with Plant Essence (Primary) and Stinky Trash (Secondary) | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
The Bottle Code Z0GK gives you a Lv. 19 world with Plant Essence (Primary) and Stinky Trash (Secondary)

The chart for the Travel Bottle codes with Plant Essence will be found at the bottom of this guide.

Recommended Harvesting Location

The recommended harvesting location for Plant Essence depends on whether or not you have access to the Travel Bottles as well as the minimum required bottle level for that material.

No Travel Bottle

The Pixie Forest – Forest Clearing is the recommended place to quickly farm for Plant Essense since it has 4 bushes close together right as soon as you fast travel to the location. Also, the enemies are not aggressive so you don’t need to waste any time avoiding them.

Access to Travel Bottle

The minimum required bottle level for Plant Essence is 5.

Whenever a material has a Travel Bottle code, 99% of the time it will be the best location to harvest the material for the following reasons:

  • Fast access to material. The Travel Bottle areas are small so the harvest nodes are a few seconds from the entrance. You can gather every harvest node within 15 to 20 seconds of arriving. Some materials in the main world can take that long just to arrive at the harvesting point.
  • More harvest nodes. Many harvest nodes in the main world only have 1 to 3 harvestable nodes in a given area before you have to reload the area. You’ll always have 6 to 7 harvest nodes in a travel bottle.
  • Targeted farming. It is more than likely that you will need multiple materials for the recipe you need to synthesize and they are often very different types of materials that may require you to visit multiple locations. Using the chart below, you can efficiently farm two specific materials you need and greatly cut down on travel time.
  • Faster harvesting. Some of the harvest tools have a few seconds of animation, with the worst offender being the Bomb Rod. All harvest nodes in a Travel Bottle simply require you to Gather with the “A” button and require no harvest tools.

The only downside to using travel bottles is that restoring a bottle will cost you gems each time, and the higher level the area, the more expensive it will be to restore it. However, you can follow our Gem guide to find the most efficient methods of farming gems by clicking here.

The list of Bottle Codes with Plant Essence as a gatherable item will be listed at the bottom of this guide.

Synthesis Uses for Plant Essence

Plant Essence is a required material for the following recipes:

Recipes that require Plant Essence
Natural ClothAlchemy Fibers, Plant Essence, (Plant), (Animal Product)
Water SeedPlant Essence, (Spice), (Uni), (Seafood)


Aside from those, it can be used to full the following material requirements for any other synthesis:

  • Material: (Water), (Medicinal)
  • Element: (Wind)

In-game Description

Guide Description:

“The extract from a collection of plants that have been broken down. Drinking it is good for you, but it’s too bitter for most people, so it has to be modified a bit before consumption.”

Plant Essence Travel Bottle Codes

The chart below contains Travel Bottle codes that will create areas that will yield Plant Essence and one other material. 

If your World Level exceeds your current bottle level, you won’t be able to access the area until your bottle level is higher. You’ll receive the notice “Not enough gathering synthesis knowledge” when accessing a world that’s too high. You can increase it by gathering more travel bottles. You can follow our Travel Bottle guide to find all five bottles.

Bottles UnlockedMax World Level You Can Enter
120
230
340
450
5200

Each area will have a “Primary” material and a “Secondary” material indicated by the order shown in the Travel Bottle menu, with the left being the “Main” and the right being the “Secondary”. Harvesting in bottle areas will yield slightly more of the “Main” item than the “Secondary” item. So if you want more Plant Essence, make sure it’s the Primary item in the world you’re farming.

Bottle CodeWorld LevelPrimary + Secondary MaterialMonstersGem Cost
 J9PLLv.05Nameless Grass + Plant Essence Blue Puni (Boss: Green Puni)1,300
 QM29Lv.06Health Flower + Plant Essence Blue Puni (Boss: Green Puni)1,400
 GKFCLv.07Northern Wind Flower + Plant Essence Blue Puni (Boss: Green Puni)1,500
 N7E7Lv.08Sunny Honey Flower + Plant Essence Blue Puni (Boss: Green Puni)1,600
 CVVULv.09Fresh Berry + Plant Essence Green Puni (Boss: Giant Weasel)1,700
 JW40Lv.10Uni + Plant Essence Green Puni (Boss: Giant Weasel)1,800
 TQSGLv.11Wasser Wheat + Plant Essence Green Puni (Boss: Giant Weasel)1,900
 AFLTLv.12Fodder + Plant Essence Green Puni (Boss: Giant Weasel)2,000
 63GCLv.13Rainbow Grape + Plant Essence Giant Weasel (Boss: Flower Pixie)2,100
 XAUYLv.14Eicheloa + Plant Essence Giant Weasel (Boss: Flower Pixie)2,200
 NWUOLv.15Eiche + Plant Essence Giant Weasel (Boss: Flower Pixie)2,300
 MHMNLv.16Beehive + Plant Essence Giant Weasel (Boss: Flower Pixie)2,400
 HXZ8Lv.17Blue Clover + Plant Essence Flower Pixie (Boss: Bluefin)2,500
 9LSYLv.18Restraint Silk + Plant Essence Flower Pixie (Boss: Bluefin)2,600
 Z0GKLv.19Plant Essence + Stinky Trash Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Zephyr Feather)2,000
 BMG3Lv.20Tough Vine + Plant Essence Flower Pixie (Boss: Bluefin)2,800
 HKQSLv.21Cotton Grass + Plant Essence Bluefin (Boss: Illuminated Sylph)2,900
 WS30Lv.22Spirit Flower + Plant Essence Bluefin (Boss: Illuminated Sylph)3,000
 XWYFLv.23Lantern Grass + Plant Essence Bluefin (Boss: Illuminated Sylph)3,100
 3SORLv.24Spirit Feather + Plant Essence Bluefin (Boss: Illuminated Sylph)3,200
 19IALv.25Tough Log + Plant Essence Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Silky Fur)3,300
 EJI4Lv.26Poison Grass + Plant Essence Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Silky Fur)3,400
 VD76Lv.27Palma Fruit + Plant Essence Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Silky Fur)3,500
 5CDJLv.28Mossy Driftwood + Plant Essence Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Silky Fur)3,600
 VRSWLv.29Silver Uni + Plant Essence Silky Fur (Boss: Flower Gardener)3,700
 T6NQLv.30Sweet Leaf + Plant Essence Silky Fur (Boss: Flower Gardener)3,800
 FXJOLv.31Bubble Grass + Plant Essence Silky Fur (Boss: Flower Gardener)7,800
 V0DSLv.32Dream Mushroom + Plant Essence Silky Fur (Boss: Flower Gardener)8,000
 2OOYLv.33Nameless Grass + Plant Essence Blue Puni (Boss: Green Puni)8,200
 LAMELv.34Health Flower + Plant Essence Blue Puni (Boss: Green Puni)8,400
 RX5PLv.35Northern Wind Flower + Plant Essence Blue Puni (Boss: Green Puni)8,600
 RSFTLv.36Fresh Berry + Plant Essence Green Puni (Boss: Giant Weasel)8,800
 Z45ILv.37Mushroom Colony + Plant Essence Night Hunter (Boss: Eternal Guardian)9,000
 4P9ILv.38Blessed Pure Flower + Plant Essence Night Hunter (Boss: Eternal Guardian)9,200
 34CWLv.39Rainbow Grape + Plant Essence Giant Weasel (Boss: Flower Pixie)9,400
 7VEILv.40Eiche + Plant Essence Giant Weasel (Boss: Flower Pixie)9,600
 X4AHLv.41Blue Clover + Plant Essence Flower Pixie (Boss: Bluefin)9,800
 OUKJLv.42Restraint Silk + Plant Essence Flower Pixie (Boss: Bluefin)10,000
 RQZZLv.43Plant Essence + Sunny Honey Flower Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Zephyr Feather)9,000
 MKGCLv.44Cotton Grass + Plant Essence Bluefin (Boss: Illuminated Sylph)10,400
 PC97Lv.45Spirit Flower + Plant Essence Bluefin (Boss: Illuminated Sylph)10,600
 199TLv.46Spirit Feather + Plant Essence Bluefin (Boss: Illuminated Sylph)10,800
 ZPZVLv.47Tough Log + Plant Essence Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Silky Fur)11,000
 CN1LLv.48Palma Fruit + Plant Essence Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Silky Fur)11,200
 ZTR5Lv.49Silver Uni + Plant Essence Silky Fur (Boss: Flower Gardener)11,400
 P9BGLv.50Sweet Leaf + Plant Essence Silky Fur (Boss: Flower Gardener)11,600
 H4YQLv.51Bubble Grass + Plant Essence Silky Fur (Boss: Flower Gardener)11,800
 YOZ0Lv.52Maple Leaf + Plant Essence Flower Gardener (Boss: Night Hunter)12,000
 EKFBLv.53Silver Beehive + Plant Essence Flower Gardener (Boss: Night Hunter)12,200
 4P5FLv.54Serenity Flower + Plant Essence Flower Gardener (Boss: Night Hunter)12,400
 Q5ADLv.55Mushroom Colony + Plant Essence Night Hunter (Boss: Eternal Guardian)12,600
 KFN1Lv.56Memorial Mist Flower + Plant Essence Night Hunter (Boss: Eternal Guardian)12,800
 94BMLv.57Serene Moon Flower + Plant Essence Night Hunter (Boss: Eternal Guardian)13,000
 G8ZHLv.58Delphi Rose + Plant Essence Green Puni (Boss: Giant Weasel)13,200
 ZKG4Lv.59Fossil Tree + Plant Essence Eternal Guardian (Boss: Eternal Guardian)13,400
 7OIXLv.60Ancient Branch + Plant Essence Eternal Guardian (Boss: Eternal Guardian)13,600
 TFP5Lv.66Plant Essence + Flame Black Sand Illuminated Sylph (Boss: Zephyr Feather)30,000
 KY7PLv.76Plant Essence + Unknown Egg Evil Orchis (Boss: Grand Tusk)34,000