Your first couple of nights in The Danklands can be hellish. It's best to be prepared from the get-go. There are some useful /kits to help you survive your first nights.
You'll want to start earning money right away. There are multiple ways to make money. Use /jobs browse to search for jobs you'd like to work. At rank I you can only have 3 jobs at once (this increases with rank)
You can also use /fish menu to get an idea of the unique fish you can catch, gut, sell and more for a quick cash boost.
There are many /quests to also help you on your journey to become the most mighty in the server, these quests will give you both money and experience for completeing them.
If you find yourself with spare or valueable items/ores you can use the /shop to sell most in-game items. You can also use the shop to buy many items to aid you instantly from anywhere!