This profession is very simple in nature but essential for many professions such as Weaponsmithing, Armoring and Engineering. With the help of Smelting, ores are processed into different types of ingots. In order to process the ores, you must go to a Smelter in the settlement.

Smelted Materials

For some materials there are two ways to make them, which is why they are listed twice in the recipes overview in the game. Different materials are used, one lower level and one higher level. So you have a choice and can craft with the materials that are available to you in larger quantities.

Recipe (Profession Level)Materials
Charcoal (0)2 Green Wood
Silver Bar (0/15)4 Silver Ore or
2 Goldbarren, 3 Solvent
Iron Ingot (0/10)4 Iron Ore or
2 Steel Ingot , 3 Solvent
Voidbent Ingot (0)1 Void Ore, 1 Void Essence, 10 Energy Core
Steel Ingot (20/50)2 Starmetal Ingot, 3 Solvent or
3 Iron Ingot, 1 Flux, 2 Charcoal
Gold Ingot (25/50)2 Platin Ingots, 3 Solvent or
5 Gold Ore, 2 Silver Ingots
Starmetal Ingot (30/100)2 Orichalcum Ingots, 3 Solvent or
6 Starmetal Ores, 2 Steel Ingots, 1 Flux, 2 Charcoals
Platin Ingot (100)6 Platin Ore, 2 Gold Ingots, 1 Flux
Orichalcum Ingot (150)8 Orichalcum Ore, 2 Starmetal Ingots, 1 Flux, 2 Charcoal
Asmodeum (200)5 Orichalcum Ingots, 1 Tolvium, 1 Cinnabar, 1 Obsidian Flux, 2 Charcoal
Recipe (Profession Level) Materials
Sand Flux (50)1 Converter, T3 Materials x20
Shelldust Flux 1001 Common Converter, 20 T4 Materials
Obsidian Flux (150)2 blue Converter, 20 T5 Materials

Materials Origin

Procurement of raw materials

In order to upgrade your profession from 1-200, you need a lot of ores. With the profession “Mining” you can acquire these materials yourself. The expansion of “Mining” 1-200 is very time-consuming, but you get a large amount of ores.

You can find all Ore Nodes on NewWorld Map

With these materials you can ideally expand your Smelting.
Theoretically, you can also buy all materials at the trading post, but you will notice that especially platinum ore and orichalcum will be in great demand and expensive.

WoodGathering Profession Logging
Iron OreGathering Profession Mining
Silver OreGathering Profession Mining
Gold OreGathering Profession Mining
Starmetal OreGathering Profession Mining
Platin OreGathering Profession Mining
Orichalcum OreGathering Profession Mining
Common Material ConverterFaction Representative
Advanced Material ConverterFaction Representative
Masterwork Material ConverterFaction Representative
Weak SolventCrates and Chests in the World

Converters procurement

You can get Converters at your Faction Representative. Talk to him, open the Faction Board and look at the top right of the UI. Press on Buy Rewards. You will see all items he can sell to you.

Common Material Converter (Tier III): 100 Faction Tokens
Faction Rank: Scrivener (3000 Reputation)
Advanced Material Converter (Tier IV): 200 Faction Tokens
Faction Rank: Chronicler (11.000 Reputation)
Masterwork Material Converter (Tier V): 500 Faction Tokens
Faction Rank: Cabalist (26.000 Reputation)

Material Converters require Faction Currency to be purchased

Procurement of Refined Materials

Refining ProfessionRefining Materials
Woodworking or
Coarse Sandpaper – Tier III
Fine Sandpaper – Tier IV
Obsidian Sandpaper – Tier V
LeatherworkingTannin – Tier III
Rested Tannin – Tier IV
Aged Tannin – Tier V
StonecuttingWeak Solvent – Tier III
Potent Solvent – Tier IV
Pure Solvent – Tier V
WeavingCrossweave – Tier III
Silkweave – Tier IV
Wireweave – Tier V

How does the skill system work?

For each item you craft you get experience. For items that are available from Skill Level 0, you’ll get significantly fewer experience points compared to an item that is unlocked at Level 150. Theoretically you can increase your Skill Level with every item. But beware: The cheapest material is not always the cheapest solution!

Level 1-50: Charcoal, Iron Ignot, Silver Ingot | Smelter Tier Rang 2

In contrast to the other refining professions, you can use different resources for leveling in smelting from level 0. The cheapest option is probably Wood for Charcoal. You only get a few experience points, but wood is much easier to get than Iron Ore.

Level 51-100: Steel Ingot, Gold Ingot | Smelter Tier 3

As soon as you reach level 50 you can produce Steel Ingots for the first time. For this you need 3 Steel Ingots, 2 Charcoal and Sandflux, Shelldust Flux or Obsidian Flux which you can find in chests in the World or produce yourself via your Smelting from level 50.

Since the amount of Iron Ingots and Coal from step 1-50 will not be enough for you, you will still have to produce a lot of Iron Ingots at 51-100. You will advance more slowly, but you will still get experience points.
The experience points increase per level a little bit more.

In every city, the Smelter is standard at Tier 2, so if you want to build Steel Ingots, you have to do it in a city that has this building upgraded to at least Tier 3.

Level 101-150: Starmetal Ingot, Platin Ingot | Smelter Tier 4

From level 100 you can already produce the first Starmetal Ingots and Platinum Ingots. However, Starmetal Ore and Platinum Ore are more difficult to obtain, which is why the prices at the trading post are very high. With a mining level of 100 you can mine your own Starmetal.

Once again you need Flux (Sand Flux, Shelldust Flux or Obsidian Flux) that you can craft yourself or gather from crates and chests in the world.

Level 151-200: Orichalcum Ingot | Smelter Tier 5

Then, once you are at a level of 150, you can craft Orichalcum Ingots. For this you need Orichalcum Ore and Starmetal Ingots. Orichalcum Ore is the rarest ore which you can find in high level areas in the north of the map. With a mining level of 150 you can mine your own Orichalcum Ore.
NewWorld Map can show you all available Orichalcum Nodes.

Once again you need Flux (Sand Flux, Shelldust Flux or Obsidian Flux) that you can craft yourself or gather from crated and chests in the world.

Level 200: Asmodeum | Smelter Tier 5

From a level of 200 you can create epic ingots, which are needed for very valuable armor and tools. Besides Orichalcum Ingots you need Tolvium and Cinnabar which you get very rarely for skinning animals.

Once again you need Charcoal and Obsidian Flux, that you can craft yourself or gather from crated and chests in the world.

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