Smelting

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Smelting
Crafting skill
Smelting.png
Attributes Skills
Primary Agility Requires Materials preparation
Secondary Intellect Unlocks Forging & Armorsmithing
Skill Progression
Level Description
All Maximum quality of produced metal.
0 Can smelt iron and cooper ore.
30 Can smelt precious ores into lumps.
60 Can smelt steel.
90 Can melt down (recycle) metal tools, weapons and armor.
Can make bars and ingots out of precious metals.
Can smelt Vostascus steel.
100 Waste less material during the recycling of metal objects.
Skill ID 3


Smelting is one of the three tier 3 crafting skills in the Artisan branch and the single branch following the Materials Preparation skill. It allows to refine metallic raw materials such as copper, iron, silver and gold ores into more refined forms which can then be used to make a variety of useful items. Level 30 of Materials Preparation is required to learn this skill. To increase Smelting past level 30, Materials Preparation skill must be at level 60.

Procedure[edit | edit source]

You need a smelting tool equipped, such as a Primitive crucible and stick.

  • Place either Billets or Charcoal into a Furnace and light it.
  • Add ore (lumps, bars or ingots) to the furnace.
  • Use the bellows to increase the temperature to 1,000 for gold, silver, and copper, 1,500 for iron or steel, and 2,000 for Vostaskus.
  • Maintain the temperature using Billets or Charcoal as the ore or metal begins to melt. The temperature will drop exactly 6 minutes into the process requiring the use of bellows.
  • Once the source items had heated fully, smelt them into the desired item.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Name Image Level Duration
Min – Max
Equipment Entities SStam Cooldown
Global Orders
Manage Furnace 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Smelt 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Use Furance Bellows 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Anvil Anvil.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
2x Lump of iron Lump of iron.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
8x Lump of iron Lump of iron.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
40x Lump of iron Lump of iron.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Iron bar Iron bar.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Iron ingot Iron ingot.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
2x Lump of copper Lump of copper.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
8x Lump of copper Lump of copper.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
40x Lump of copper Lump of copper.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Copper bar Copper bar0.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Copper ingot Copper ingot.png 0 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Lump of silver Lump of silver.png 30 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
8x Lump of silver Lump of silver.png 30 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
40x Lump of silver Lump of silver.png 30 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Lump of gold Lump of gold.png 30 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
8x Lump of gold Lump of gold.png 30 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
40x Lump of gold Lump of gold.png 30 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Lump of steel Lump of steel.png 60 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
8x Lump of steel Lump of steel.png 60 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
40x Lump of steel Lump of steel.png 60 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Steel bar Steel bar.png 60 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Steel ingot Steel ingot.png 60 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Silver bar Silver bar.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Silver ingot Silver ingot.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Gold bar Gold bar.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Gold ingot Gold ingot.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Irregular alloy Irregular alloy.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
8x Lump of vostaskus steel Lump of vostaskus.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
40x Lump of vostaskus steel Lump of vostaskus.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Vostaskus bar Vostaskus bar.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
5x Vostaskus bar Vostaskus bar.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Vostaskus ingot Vostaskus ingot.png 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool
Recycle 90 MinTime – MaxTime Smelting Tools Smelting Devices SUsed GCool OCool

Lumps, bars and ingots process[edit | edit source]

Image Name Crafting materials required Image Name Crafting materials required Image Name Crafting materials required
Lump of iron.png
Lump of iron 1x Iron ore - creates 2(or 1x Iron ingot - creates 40)(or 1x Iron bar - creates 8)
Iron bar.png
Iron bar 4x Iron ore(or 8x Lump of iron)(or 1x Iron ingot - creates 5)
Iron ingot.png
Iron ingot 20x Iron ore(or 40x Lump of iron)(or 5x Iron bar)
Lump of copper.png
Lump of copper 1x Copper ore - creates 2(or 1x Copper ingot - creates 40)(or 1x Copper bar - creates 8)
Copper bar0.png
Copper bar 4x Copper ore(or 8x Lump of copper)(or 1x Copper ingot - creates 5)
Copper ingot.png
Copper ingot 20x Copper ore(or 40x Lump of copper)(or 5x Copper bar)
Lump of silver.png
Lump of silver 1x Silver ore
Silver bar.png
Silver bar 8x Silver ore
Silver ingot.png
Silver ingot 40x Silver ore
Lump of gold.png
Lump of gold 8x Gold ore
Gold bar.png
Gold bar(Golden nugget) 64x Gold ore
Gold ingot.png
Gold ingot(Golden nugget) 320x Gold ore

Recycle[edit | edit source]

Recycle can be used to smelt down metal tools, weapons and armor into re-usable metal lumps. This is useful for smelting broken tools and weapons with 0 durability left, allowing you to get some of the metal resources back.

Most recycling will commonly only result in lumps of iron even if the object was made using steel or vostaskus.

Training Tips[edit | edit source]

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

  • Amount of items and stack size do not affect heating up speed or fuel consumption, so it is efficient to smelt as much stuff as possible in one go. Bloomery is far superior for smelting due to great capacity.
  • Charcoal is produced in the Kiln at a rate of 4 pieces from one Hardwood billet. They last for same time as fuel source, so Charcoal is way more efficient way to use materials. Besides, its smaller weight (1.00 against billet's 10.00) make stuffing the furnace easier.
  • The most time and charcoal efficient way to level smithing is turning raw ore into lumps, then either discard the lumps if you do not need them or the quality is too low for needs, save them to level forging later, or put the lumps back into the furnace and turn them into bars or ingots. Then use MORE raw ore and smelt lumps again. When you reach 90, if you have access to a bloomery and enough tools to recycle, the best way to get from 90-100 is recycling metal tools/weapons/armor/etc.
  • Heating up a full batch of ore takes exactly 10 minutes at 1,500 degrees. The temperature in the Furnace will drop one time exactly 6 minutes after ignition. If the ore sits in the Furnace for 10 minutes without the player using bellows to re-raise the temperature, and at 10 minutes the player then raises the temperature, the ore will be ready for smelting at the 14 minute mark as it will require 4 additional minutes of heating at 1,500 degrees.
  • Smelting ore into a lump, bar or ingot takes exactly 6 seconds. Use the previous tip, along with how many items you wish to create from your Furnace, to setup a schedule so that you can have multiple batches of ore ready to be smelted without wasting Charcoal. For example, if you want to smelt 85 Iron Ore all into Lumps you must heat the Furnace to 1,500 degrees. At 6 minutes you will have to use bellows to raise the temperature back to 1,500 again, and at 10 minutes it will be ready to smelt. Smelting 85 Iron Ore into lumps is 85 actions, which take 6 seconds each, this would require 8 minutes and 30 seconds to complete. Using this information, we can have another 85 Iron Ore sitting in a second Furnace ready to be turned on at about the 9 minute mark. This batch will be ready for smelting at 19 minutes, whereas your first batch will complete smelting at 18 minutes 30 seconds. Do note you'll need to use bellows on the second Furnace at 15 minutes, so you'll need to interrupt your work on the first Furnace quickly to do that. Use a stopwatch and you can get into a rhythm. Smelting bars or ingots would require fewer actions and therefore less time in between ignitions of the Furnaces. When mass producing lumps, two Furnaces is optimal, bars could use three and ingots four.

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