Some crafts in New World require Shadecloth. You may have noticed this and wondered how to find or get Shadecloth. This is a green (uncommon) colored tier 2 resource.
Shadecloth is derived from Hemp Plants in New World and is classified as an uncommon resource. So you have been harvesting a ton of Hemp looking for it, but no luck. You wonder where to find Shadecloth in New World. It was there all along right under your nose, you just didn’t have any luck.
As this is an uncommon resource, it only drops if you have luck while harvesting. Luck will give you extra chances to find rare items such as this while gathering. You can gain luck for harvesting several ways to increase chances for how to get Shadecloth:
- Using Charms while crafting your gear
- Owning trophies in your house, if you own one
- Consuming food that temporarily increases luck
So be sure to get your luck on and you will find some Shadecloth in New World!
Best Places to find Hemp to get Shadecloth
What Does Hemp Look Like?
Hemp in New World can actually come in a few colors. The picture above shows you what it looks like in some settings, with a purple shade. In other settings, it can appear in more of a beige or brown color (below).
Hemp is gatherable at 0 harvesting skill, and is trackable at 25 skill. If you are wondering where to get fibers for your town project board quests, in New World, fibers come from Hemp. When you harvest a hemp plant in New World, it will give you fibers. These fibers can be used at a Loom to create linen and cloth for crafting clothes.
Where to Find Hemp fibers
Hemp can be found in many places across New World, but by far the most dense area is right on the border of Windsward and Monarch’s Bluffs. There also happens to be a Spirit Shrine for fast travel right at this spot. This may make it a popular area, but there are many Hemp spawns surrounding it. When this spot is too busy, head a bit farther southeast to find a less populated area for hemp: