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Farmer, Forester, Prospector
Cook, Jeweller, Metalsmith,
Scholar, Tailor,
Weaponsmith, Woodworker
Crafting Guide,
Crafted Items
Metalsmithing with Johnrobert

"Metal armors and sturdy shields are the metalsmith's domain. Though their initial products may be of simple make, eventually their skills will allow them to work finer materials and greater designs."

As a metalworker, you can craft shields, heavy armour, and high-quality tools. While tools will require additional materials, most armour can be made from a sufficiently large quantity of metal ingots.

Associated Vocations: Armourer

A guide to attaining Metalsmith Mastery.

Required Tools


A list of all component items that are used to craft Metalsmith recipes: Metalsmith Components

Metalsmiths requires Metal Ingots produced by the Prospector, Mastery Components and Crafting Rare Components. The Armourer Vocation includes both professions.

Critical Success

To critically succeed while crafting item, a Metalsmith must have achieved proficiency in the crafting tier for that item. After gaining proficiency, the base chance to achieve critical success is 5%.

  • Using player-crafted Metalsmith's Tools increases that base chance.
    • Click through to the tools index to view the percentage for any given tool.
  • Scrolls of crafting lore (produced by a Scholar) give a 1-minute buff, further increasing the chance of a critical success.
    • These scrolls provide tiered increases to the crit chance, but they are tiered by player level, not crafting level. Thus, a level 7 Supreme Master Metalsmith can only use the Minor Metalsmith Lore that gives a 1% crit chance increase, but a level 65 Master Apprentice Metalsmith can use a Scroll of Supreme Metalsmith Lore that gives a 12.5% increase.
  • Certain recipes have an optional ingredient; the type of Chunk used is based on the crafting level of any given recipe, but using a Chunk in any level gives a flat (not tiered) increase of 45% to the crit chance.
Mastery Component Tier Level Recipes
Chunk of Crude Brimstone-icon.png Chunk of Crude Brimstone Apprentice Most Tier 1 Recipes
Chunk of Pale Brimstone-icon.png Chunk of Pale Brimstone Journeyman Most Tier 2 Recipes
Chunk of Dark Brimstone-icon.png Chunk of Dark Brimstone Expert Most Tier 3 Recipes
Chunk of Prilled Brimstone-icon.png Chunk of Prilled Brimstone Artisan Most Tier 4 Recipes
Chunk of Dusty Brimstone-icon.png Chunk of Dusty Brimstone Master Most Tier 5 Recipes
Chunk of Bright Brimstone-icon.png Chunk of Bright Brimstone Supreme Most Tier 6 Recipes
Bit of Pure Calenard Ore-icon.png Bit of Pure Calenard Ore Westfold Most Tier 7 Recipes
Bit of Pure Riddermark Ore-icon.png Bit of Pure Riddermark Ore Easttemnet Most Tier 8 Recipes
Bit of Pure Eorlingas Ore-icon.png Bit of Pure Eorlingas Ore Westemnet Most Tier 9 Recipes


A complete list of recipe indexes by tier

Apprentice Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Apprentice Recipe Index
Journeyman Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Journeyman Recipe Index
Expert Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Expert Recipe Index
Artisan Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Artisan Recipe Index
Master Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Master Recipe Index
Supreme Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Supreme Recipe Index
Westfold Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Westfold Recipe Index
Eastemnet Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Eastemnet Recipe Index
Westemnet Metalsmith Recipe-icon.png Metalsmith Westemnet Recipe Index

A complete list of recipes listed alphabetically

An index of items that can be crafted using Metalsmith recipes

Crafting Guild

Crafting Guilds are Reputation factions that grant advantages in recipe execution. Reputation is increased by bartering special crafted items. Membership in a Crafting Guild is exclusive - you may only be a member of one crafting guild at a time.

Metalsmiths of any character level, and at least Expert level in Metalsmithing, are eligible to join the Metalsmith's Guild. To join a crafting guild one must speak to a Master of Crafting Guilds, and they are always found in the vicinity of a guild hall and at many other locations. Then, the metalsmith must speak with the Metalsmith's Guild leader, Hávar, at the Metalsmith's Guild headquarters in Thorin's Hall - The Forging Hall, to receive the introductory quest.


Class Quests

Using your Skills


Quest Reward

Metalsmith NPCs

Novice Metalsmiths

NPC Location Region
Bill Digweed Combe Crafting Hall Bree-land
Mosco Bracegirdle Buckland Bree-land
Tom Thornwell Three-farrow Crafting Hall Bree-land
Anorthint Celondim Ered Luin
Ekkill Thorin's Hall - The Forging Hall Ered Luin
Gestur Thorin's Gate, Crafting Hall Ered Luin
Harthgríp Gondamon Ered Luin
Cotman Gamgee Oatbarton Evendim
Fina Swarbrick Ost Forod Evendim
Sadie Marshbanks Tinnudir (Keep) Evendim
Adeline Wragg Trestlebridge The North Downs
Roddan Craft-hall of Esteldín The North Downs
Cotman Brown Michel Delving's Craft-fair The Shire
Isengar Bolger Budgeford The Shire
Moro Brockhouse Brockenborings The Shire
Uffo Bracegirdle Bywater The Shire
Dringlinn The Forges of Rivendell The Trollshaws

Expert Metalsmiths

NPC Location Region
Rothir Three-farrow Crafting Hall - (Bree) Bree-land
Molda Thorin's Hall - The Forging Hall Ered Luin
Ylermi Great Lodge of Sûri-kylä Forochel
Alfbald Ost Guruth The Lone-lands
Tincbrennil The Vineyards of Lórien Lothlórien
Ruineth Imlad Gelair (Rivendell Valley) The Trollshaws
no name The Hall of Making Lhanuch
no name The Crafting Hall Galtrev

Further Reading