There are nice professions and they are:
obtains hides, bones and teeth from animal corpses. Butchers can produce leather from hides at a Loom. Foraging:
collects plants and wood logs, and manufactures planks and lumber from these logs at a Workbench. Mining
extracts ore from nodes. Miners can smelt the ore into bars at a Forge.
Crafting Professions Apothecary:
creates Flasks, Potions, Philters, Tonics, and Vials. Armorsmithing:
creates chain and plate armor, as well as shields. Artificing:
creates jewelry and caster weaponry. Outfitting:
creates cloth and leather items. Runecrafting:
creates runes, used to augment weapons and gear. Weaponsmithing:
creates melee and ranged weapons.
You can select up to 3 from the listed above, on my mage I went with all the gathering professions and just make money from selling the Mats.
Just go with what ever you want. http://telarapedia.com/w/images/thumb/9/9c/Rift_Profession_Map.png/400px-Rift_Profession_Map.png Edited, Jul 8th 2011 4:03pm by SgtFrog