Smith

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Summary

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Metalwork is a mainstay in any civilization. Bladesmiths, armourers, toolmakers, and more all fall under this remarkable trade, turning raw ores into any number of objects. Smiths have the expertise to forge it all - from mundane things like chains, rods, and gears, to specialized products like alloyed armour and weapons.

Skills

Name Use Unlock Cost Upgrade #
Orehound Experienced miners can find a range of new ores whilst digging. 3 SP Once
Smelt Blacksmiths can process many different types of ores into usable metals. 3 SP Twice
Alloy Certain metals and other materials can be melted down and combined into various alloys. 3 SP Once
Forge Metal ingots can be forged into plates for tougher armour and stronger tools and weapons. Slabs, for the toughest of equipment, can be made from plates. 3 SP Once
Repair All weapons and tools will require constant care over time. Use this skill to bring a piece of armour or a weapon up to full durability. 2 SP Thrice
Salvage Ruined equipment is sometimes still too valuable to just throw away. Use this skill to break down armour or weapons into ingots. 3 SP Once
Smiths Tools Create a set of Smiths tools, used for further skills. 2 SP Once

Tools

All Smith takes great pride in their workshop, filling them with all assortments of tools. Forges of the most successful Smiths are well-stocked, and include various hammers, tongs, chisels, punches, drifts, fullers, wire brushes, and grinding stones. The largest forges commonly include redstone-driven machine presses, drills and power-hammers, along with their own crucibles with lava as heat sources.

Smith's In-Game

Similar to the Miners, Smiths can find different ores by digging up stone. They smelt these ores into many base metals, then can alloy these metals to create a multitude of alloys. Each type of metal has different attributes both mechanically and via roleplaying.

Metal ingots can be turned into nuggets or blocks via the crafting table as per normal Minecraft. Gold and Iron ore may be smelted by anyone in a furnace and used as normal, but custom ores and alloys must be processed by a Smith.

Smiths have the ability to forge ingots into plates or slabs. Plates and slabs can be used in the crafting table to create strong weapons and armour. These share the same recipes as normal weapons and armour. For example, a battleaxe is created by using plates instead of ingots, in a normal axe recipe. Anyone can create these new weapons or armour in the crafting table.

Smiths can salvage broken weapons and armour and render them down into their base ingots. They also have the ability to repair broken equipment, but only up to three times per piece. Salvaging may then be the best option after that.