Quest:Introduction: Weaponsmith's Guild

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Introduction: Weaponsmith's Guild
Level 1
Type Solo
Starts with Any Master of Crafting Guilds
Starts at A Crafting area
Ends with Cottar Tunnelly
Ends at Weaponsmith's Guild-hall
End Region Thorin's Gate
Map Ref [13.7S, 103.2W]
Quest Group Crafting
Profession Weaponsmith
Quest Text

Bestowal dialogue

'I see that you have recently gained access to the Weaponsmith's Guild, friend. That is a great achievement on the path of crafting.

'The Guild is a faction that can grant eligible crafters advantages in their craft. In the beginning, you can access better recipes than what you normally find in the world. As you increase in reputation, you gain access to yet more recipes.

'It is never too early to start building your reputation with the Weaponsmith's Guild. The leader can be found in Thorin's Hall in Ered Luin.'

NOTE: The Guilds are Reputation factions that grant advantages in recipe execution. Reputation is increased by bartering special crafted items.


The Weaponsmith's Guild is a society for the finest weaponsmiths throughout Middle-earth.

Objective 1

Cottar Tunnelly, the Weaponsmith's Guild-leader is in the Guild-hall in Thorin's Hall.

The Master of Crafting Guilds has instructed you to speak with Cottar Tunnelly to learn more about the Weaponsmith's Guild.

Master of Crafting Guilds: 'You should speak with the leader of the Weaponsmith's Guild immediately!'
Cottar Tunnelly: 'Welcome to the Weaponsmith's Guild! This is an excellent faction for weaponsmiths who are looking to benefit from their expertise.
'As the leader of this faction, it is my role to oversee the advancement of your reputation as you trade your items in. I will gladly collect everything you make from our own Guild-recipes!
'To collect the recipes to make the items I seek, you should speak with Hatheldir, then with Bill Mossman. They will help you to get started.'
NOTE: The role of the Guild-leader is to trade crafted, barterable items in exchange for reputation with the Guild.
The Guild-leader offers you reputation in exchange for crafted item

Objective 2

Hatheldir is in the Weaponsmith's Guild-hall in Thorin's Hall.

Cottar Tunnelly has directed you to speak with Hatheldir to look at what recipes he sells.

Cottar Tunnelly: 'You should speak with Halthedir at once.'
Hatheldir: 'You will notice that I have many new recipes for sale. As your crafting ability increases, more recipes will become available, so check back with me often!
'The emblems are made from the recipes I sell; those items are the ones you may give to Cottar Tunnelly in exchange for reputation. This ist he only way to gain reputation. it is best to start early!'
{NOTE: This recipe vendor sells the recipes that let you create unique barter items. The output items are traded for reputation with the Guild.
Hatheldir offers many important recipes

Objective 2

  • Talk to the vendor who sells improved recipes

Bill Mossman is in the Weaponsmith's Guild-hall in Thorin's Hall.

Cottar Tunnelly has directed you to speak with Bill Mossman to look at what recipes he sells.

Hatheldir: 'You should speak with Bill Mossman at once.'
Bill Mossman: 'I'm the vendor you should come to when you're ready to reap your rewards. I might not have anything you can use just yet, but my recipes will be available once you advance your reputation with us!
'The goods that you can make from my recipes are far superior to any other recipe you find and will guarantee the utmost success in crafting. Make sure you come back again once you reach Acquaintance level with the Weaponsmith's Guild!'
NOTE: The improved recipes sold at this vendor are the rewards for gaining reputation with the Guild.
Bill Mossman offers advantageous rewards for members of the Weaponsmith's Guild