Forging

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Forging
Crafting skill
Forging.png
Attributes Skills
Primary Strength Requires Kilning
Secondary Constitution Unlocks Weaponsmithing
Skill Progression
Level Description
All Maximum quality of produced weapons
0 Can smelt lumps and bars from iron and copper ore. Can forge nails.
30 Can smelt ingots from iron and copper. Can forge metal tools and parts.
60 Can smelt steel. Can smelt bars and ingots from gold and silver nuggets. Can forge advanced tools and parts from metal.
90 Can melt down (recycle) metal tools, metal parts, weapons and armor. Can smelt Vostascus steel.
100 Permanent +10 bonus to luck during the use of Forging abilities. Luck affects the probability of reducing the duration of Forging abilities by 20%. Waste less materials during the recycling of metal items.
Skill ID 4


Forging is one of the seven tier 2 crafting skills in the Kilning branch. It allows to create metal tools and parts from processed materials. Also it is possible to smelt lumps, bars and ingots from ores. Level 30 of Kilning is required to learn this skill. To increase Forging past level 30, Kilning skill must be at level 60.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Here is a list of items, tools, and devices that a character needs to have in order to use the skill's abilities

Items[edit | edit source]

Forge Tools[edit | edit source]

Devices[edit | edit source]

Recipes[edit | edit source]

The skill gives the character the ability to forge metal tools and metal parts. A character can only forge items if equipped with a Blacksmith's hammer/Primitive hammer and using a forging device (such as Forge and anvil or Blacksmith's Shop), that is on which is fueled by charcoal or Hardwood billets.


Level 0[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Nails.png
Nails Metallic manufactured products 10x Common lumps Regional Forging 0
Anvil.png
Anvil Metallic manufactured product 1x Clay anvil form
8x Common ingots Regional
Forging 0
Iron bar.png
Iron Bar Common bars 4x Iron ore Regional Forging 0
Copper bar.png
Copper bar Common bar 4x Copper ore Forging 0
Lump of iron.png
Lump of Iron Common lumps 1x Iron ore Regional Forging 0
Lump of copper.png
Lump of copper Common lump 1x Copper ore Forging 0

Level 30[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Glassblowers toolkit.png
Glassblower's Toolkit Toolkit 2x Common bars Forging 30
Cooking pot.png
Cooking pot Cooking pot 4x Copper bar Forging 30
Iron ingot.png
Iron Ingot Common ingots 20x Iron ore Regional Forging 30
Furniture.png
Metal Components Metallic manufactured products 1x Common bars Forging 30
Herbalists sickle.png
Sickle Sickle 1x Handle
4x Common lumps
Forging 30
Crucible and tongs.png
Crucible and tongs Smelting tool 1x Common ingots Forging 30
Weavers toolkit.png
Weaver's Toolkit Sewing tools 2x Handle
2x Common bars
Forging 30
Jewelers toolkit.png
Jeweler's toolkit Toolkit 4x Handle
4x Common bars
Forging 30
Carpenters toolkit.png
Carpenter's toolkit Toolkit 4x Handle
4x Common bars
Forging 30
Skinning knife.png
Skinning knife Knife 1x Handle
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Lamp.png
Lamp Metallic manufactured product 3x Glass
1x Naphtha
1x Common ingots
Forging 30
Knife.png
Knife Knife 1x Handle
3x Common lumps
Forging 30
Metal band.png
Metal Band Metallic manufactured products 5x Common bars Forging 30
Big falchion.png
Big Falchion Hand-and-a-half sword 1x Common ingots
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Saw.png
Saw Saw 2x Handle
3x Common bars
Forging 30
Pickaxe.png
Pickaxe Pickaxe 1x Handle
2x Common ingots
Forging 30
Hatchet.png
Hatchet Hatchet 1x Handle
2x Common ingots
Forging 30
Blacksmiths hammer.png
Blacksmith's Hammer Primitive, blacksmith's or believer hammer 1x Branch
1x Common ingots
Forging 30
Shovel.png
Shovel Shovel 1x Handle
4x Common bars
Forging 30
Copper ingot.png
Copper ingot Common ingot 20x Copper ore Forging 30

Level 60[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Distiller.png
Distiller Craft tool 3x Copper bar
1x Copper ingot
Forging 60
Case hardened scale strip.png
Case-hardened Scale strip Metallic manufactured products 1x Scale strip
2x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Gold bar.png
Gold Bar Precious bars 8x Gold nugget Forging 60
Silver ingot.png
Silver Ingot Precious ingots 40x Silver nugget Forging 60
Silver bar.png
Silver Bar Precious bars 8x Silver nugget Forging 60
Steel ingot.png
Steel Ingot Common ingots 2x Iron ingot Regional
12x Flux
Forging 60
Lump of silver.png
Silver Nugget Precious lumps 1x Silver bar Forging 60
Lump of gold.png
Gold Nugget Precious lumps 1x Gold bar Forging 60
Lump of steel.png
Lump of Steel Common lumps 2x Lump of iron Regional
2x Flux
Forging 60
Steel bar.png
Steel Bar Common bars 2x Iron bar Regional
6x Flux
Forging 60
Toughened scale strip.png
Toughened Scale strip Metallic manufactured products 1x Scale strip
2x Brimstone
Forging 60
Toughened metal plate.png
Toughened Metal plate Metallic manufactured products 1x Metal plate
4x Brimstone
Forging 60
Toughened small metal plate.png
Toughened Small metal plate Metallic manufactured products 1x Small metal plate
2x Brimstone
Forging 60
Toughened chainmail.png
Toughened Chainmail Metallic manufactured products 1x Chainmail
2x Brimstone
Forging 60
Toughened metal sheet.png
Toughened Metal Sheet Metallic manufactured products 1x Metal sheet
10x Brimstone
Forging 60
Toughened metal band.png
Toughened Metal Band Metallic manufactured products 1x Metal band
2x Brimstone
Forging 60
Case hardened metal plate.png
Case-hardened Metal plate Metallic manufactured products 1x Metal plate
4x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Hardened steel pickaxe.png
Hardened Steel Pickaxe Pickaxe 1x Handle
1x Vostaskus ingot
Forging 60
Toughened iron ingot.png
Toughened Iron Ingot Toughened ingots 1x Iron ingot
10x Brimstone
Forging 60
Lock.png
Lock Metallic manufactured product 2x Iron bar Forging 60
Metal sheet.png
Metal Sheet Metallic manufactured products 2x Common ingots Regional Forging 60
Animal trap.png
Animal Trap Metallic manufactured products 5x Common bars Forging 60
Case hardened steel ingot.png
Case-hardened Steel Ingot Case-hardened ingots 1x Steel ingot
10x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Toughened steel ingot.png
Toughened Steel Ingot Toughened ingots 1x Steel ingot
10x Brimstone
Forging 60
Case hardened iron ingot.png
Case-hardened Iron Ingot Case-hardened ingots 1x Iron ingot
10x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Toughened iron bar.png
Toughened Iron Bar Toughened bars 1x Iron bar
2x Brimstone
Forging 60
Case hardened small metal plate.png
Case-hardened Small metal plate Metallic manufactured products 1x Small metal plate
2x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Case hardened iron bar.png
Case-hardened Iron Bar Case-hardened bars 1x Iron bar
2x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Case hardened steel bar.png
Case-hardened Steel Bar Case-hardened bars 1x Steel bar
2x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Toughened steel bar.png
Toughened Steel Bar Toughened bars 1x Steel bar
2x Brimstone
Forging 60
Case hardened toughened metal band.png
Case-hardened Metal Band Metallic manufactured products 1x Metal band
2x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Case hardened metal sheet.png
Case-hardened Metal Sheet Metallic manufactured products 1x Metal sheet
10x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Case hardened chainmail.png
Case-hardened Chainmail Metallic manufactured products 1x Chainmail
2x Rocksalt
Forging 60
Gold ingot.png
Gold Ingot Precious ingots 40x Gold nugget Forging 60

Level 90[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Case hardened vostaskus ingot.png
Case-hardened Vostaskus Ingot Case-hardened ingots 1x Vostaskus ingot
10x Rocksalt
Forging 90
Toughened vostaskus ingot.png
Toughened Vostaskus Ingot Toughened ingots 1x Vostaskus ingot
10x Brimstone
Forging 90
Toughened vostaskus bar.png
Toughened Vostaskus Bar Toughened bars 1x Vostaskus bar
2x Brimstone
Forging 90
Case hardened vostaskus bar.png
Case-hardened Vostaskus Bar Case-hardened bars 1x Vostaskus bar
2x Rocksalt
Forging 90
Irregular alloy.png
Irregular Alloy Bars 2x Steel bar Regional
2x Copper bar
2x Lump of silver
1x Lump of gold
Forging 90
Lump of vostaskus.png
Lump of Vostaskus Steel Common lumps 1x Vostaskus bar Regional Forging 90
Vostaskus bar.png
Vostaskus Bar Common bars 30x Irregular alloy Regional Forging 90
Vostaskus ingot.png
Vostaskus Ingot Common ingots 40x Lump of vostaskus steel Regional Forging 90


Item Quality[edit | edit source]

Quality Caps[edit | edit source]

There are three possible limiters to the quality of an item produced with the Forging skill: skill level, material used, and a non-linear recipe function, which the next section is dedicated to.

The first limiter is Skill. You can never craft a Forging item with a quality higher than your Forging Skill Level.

The second limiter is on the type of material used. Crafting an item out of Iron or Steel will produce an item with a quality lower than predicted by the recipe. Items made with Iron will be at 60% of the predicted quality and Steel at 80%. Consequently, this means that Iron and Steel has upper quality limits of 60 and 80 respectively. Items made from Copper and Vostaskus Steel don't have a quality multiplier.

Non-linear Quality Function[edit | edit source]

Unlike most crafted items, the final quality for an item crafted with the Forging skill doesn't necessarily result in the quality as predicted by the recipe. There is a noticeable exponential function or modifier to the quality of produced items.

The red line represents if the predicted quality by the item recipe. The blue line is what has been observed in game.

Items that have a predicted recipe quality between 5 and 64 turnout to have a lower quality and items with a predicted quality of 66 and higher turnout with a higher quality.

The estimated equation for determining the final quality is as follows.

nl_quality = 3 + ( predicted_recipe_quality ^ 1.35 ) / 4.5

Eg, an item predicted to have a quality of 40 from the recipe, would turnout to have a quality of 35.

Keep in mind, this is just an estimate equation derived from experimentation and not an equation found in the game files.

Complete Formula[edit | edit source]

Combining this with the Quality Caps mentioned above, the following, and more holistic, equation can be used to determine an item quality.

nl_quality = 3 + ( predicted_recipe_quality ^ 1.35 ) / 4.5

real_quality_result = floor( min( skill_level, ( min( nl_quality * shop_bonus, 100) * material_modifier )))

The "material_modifier" is 0.6 for Iron, 0.8 for Steel, and 1 for Copper and Vostaskus Steel.

The "shop_bonus" is the bonus to quality from using the Blacksmith's shop; the "shop_bonus" is 1.2 when using a Blacksmith's shop. If using a Forge and anvil, the "shop_bonus" is 1.

These observations also apply to crafting armor components in the Armorsmithing skill.

Video guides & Training Tips[edit | edit source]

Have a piece of advice for effective training? Edit this section and place it here!

  • Smelting Lump of iron and creating nails is the fastest way to level Forging. Nails may be recycled in multiples of 10 to return material. Alternatively, one may craft Throwing Knifes, as they are more effective in cost.

References[edit | edit source]




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