Forging

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Forging
Crafting skill
Forging.png
Attributes Skills
Primary Strength Requires Smelting
Secondary Constitution Unlocks n/a
Skill Progression
Level Description
All Maximum quality of produced weapons
0 Can craft household objects
30 Can craft weapons from iron
60 Can craft weapons from steel
90 Can craft exceptional (+20% quality and unique name) weapons (0,01% chance) and forge weapons out of Vostascus steel
100 Can craft exceptional (+20% quality and unique name) weapons (0,011% chance)
Skill ID 4


Forging is one of the seven tier 4 crafting skills in the Artisan branch and one of the two branches following the Smelting skill. It allows to create household objects, metal tools and weapons from processed materials. Level 30 of Smelting is required to learn this skill. To increase Forging past level 30, Smelting 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 weapons. A character can only forge items if equipped with a Blacksmith's 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.

Tools[edit | edit source]

Level 0[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Blacksmiths hammer.png
Blacksmith's hammer Hammer 1x Branch
1x Common ingots
Forging 0
Crucible and tongs.png
Crucible and tongs Smelting tool 1x Common ingots 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
Shovel.png
Shovel Shovel 1x Handle
4x Common bars
Forging 30
Hatchet.png
Hatchet Hatchet 1x Handle
2x Common ingots
Forging 30
Pickaxe0.png
Pickaxe Pickaxe 1x Handle
2x Common ingots
Forging 30
Saw0.png
Saw Saw 2x Handle
3x Common bars
Forging 30
Knife.png
Knife Knife 1x Handle
3x Common lumps
Forging 30
Skinning knife.png
Skinning knife Knife 1x Handle
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Cooking pot.png
Cooking pot Cooking pot 4x Copper bar Forging 30
Carpenters toolkit.png
Carpenter's toolkit Toolkit 4x Handle
4x Common bars
Forging 30
Jewelers toolkit.png
Jeweler's toolkit Toolkit 4x Handle
4x Common bars
Forging 30
Weavers toolkit.png
Weaver's toolkit Toolkit 2x Handle
2x Common bars
Forging 30
Herbalists sickle.png
Sickle Sickle 1x Handle
4x Common lumps
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
Hardened steel pickaxe.png
Hardened Steel Pickaxe Pickaxe 1x Handle
1x Vostaskus ingot
Forging 60

Metallic Manufactured Products[edit | edit source]

Level 0[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Metal band.png
Metal Band Metallic manufactured products 5x Common bars Forging 0
Metal sheet.png
Metal Sheet Metallic manufactured products 2x Common ingots Regional Forging 0
Nails.png
Nails Metallic manufactured products 10x Common lumps Regional Forging 0
Metal Components.png
Metal components Metallic manufactured product 1x Common bars Forging 0

Level 30[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Lamp.png
Lamp Metallic manufactured product 3x Glass
1x Naphtha
1x Common ingots
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
Lock.png
Lock Metallic manufactured product 2x Iron bar Forging 60

Traps[edit | edit source]

Level 30[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Animal trap.png
Forging Trap 5x Common bars Forging 30

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Level 30[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Materials Required Crafting Skill Required
Bastard sword.png
Bastard sword Hand-and-a-half sword 3x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Knight sword0.png
Knight Sword Hand-and-a-half sword 3x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Big falchion.png
Big Falchion Hand-and-a-half sword 1x Common ingots
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Jousting lance0.png
Decorated Jousting Lance Lance 1x Hardwood board
2x Common bars
Forging 30
Lance.png
Lance Lance 1x Hardwood board
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Jousting lance0.png
Jousting lance Lance 1x Hardwood board
2x Common bars
Forging 30
Pitchfork0.png
Pitchfork Militia 1x Hardwood billet
2x Common bars
Forging 30
Waraxe.png
War Axe One-handed axe 1x Hardwood billet
3x Common bars
Forging 30
BattleAxe.png
Battle axe One-handed axe 1x Hardwood billet
3x Common bars
Forging 30
Nordic axe0.png
Nordic Axe One-handed axe 1x Hardwood billet
2x Common bars
Forging 30
War pick.png
War pick One-handed mace 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common ingots
Forging 30
Morning star0.png
Morning star One-handed mace 1x Hardwood billet
2x Common ingots
Forging 30
Flanged mace.png
Flanged mace One-handed mace 1x Hardwood billet
2x Common ingots
Forging 30
Grossmesser.png
Gross Messer One-handed sword 3x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Light Saber0.png
Light sabre One-handed sword 2x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Falchion.png
Falchion One-handed sword 3x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Nordic Sword0.png
Nordic sword One-handed sword 2x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Scimitar0.png
Scimitar One-handed sword 3x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Short pike0.png
Short pike Pike 1x Hardwood board
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Medium Pike0.png
Medium pike Pike 1x Hardwood board
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Long pike0.png
Long pike Pike 1x Hardwood board
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Partisan0.png
Partisan Polearm 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common bars
Forging 30
War scythe.png
War scythe Polearm 1x Hardwood billet
3x Common bars
Forging 30
Guisarme.png
Guisarme Polearm 1x Hardwood billet
3x Common bars
Forging 30
Glaive.png
Glaive Polearm 1x Hardwood billet
3x Common bars
Forging 30
Pollaxe.png
Pollaxe Poleaxe 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common ingots
Forging 30
Awlpike.png
Awl Pike Spear 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Bec de corbin.png
Bec de corbin Spear 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Boar spear.png
Boar Spear Spear 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Spear.png
Spear Spear 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common bars
Forging 30
Throwing knife.png
Throwing Knife Throwing weapon 3x Common lumps Forging 30
Throwing axe.png
Throwing Axe Throwing weapon 3x Common lumps
1x Branch
Forging 30
Broad axe.png
Broad Axe Two-handed axe 1x Hardwood billet
3x Common ingots
Forging 30
Bardiche.png
Bardiche Two-handed axe 1x Hardwood billet
1x Common ingots
Forging 30
Sledge hammer0.png
Sledge Hammer Two-handed mace 1x Hardwood billet
2x Common ingots
Forging 30
Maul0.png
Maul Two-handed mace 1x Hardwood billet
4x Common ingots
Forging 30
Estoc.png
Estoc Two-handed sword 3x Common bars
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Zweihaender.png
Zweihaender Two-handed sword 1x Common ingots
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Flamberge.png
Flamberge Two-handed sword 1x Common ingots
1x Thick leather
Forging 30
Claymore.png
Claymore Two-handed sword 1x Common ingots
1x Thick leather
Forging 30

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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