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Smithing

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Scott Peers

Bannerlord Endurance Perks: Smithing

The Smithing perk tree is one of the most useful in terms of the dramatic ways in which it changes the process of crafting in Bannerlord. Most of the early perks allow you to refine materials more efficiently. This is particularly useful when you consider that refining materials provides the most amount of experience in exchange for stamina use. If you don’t mind the refinement process being more laborious than it needs to be, you can choose to dramatically increase the learning rate of new part designs instead. The higher level perks are focused on improving your stamina when smithing and your ability to craft better weapons.

Smithing Perk Skill Levels:

Skill Level 25:

  • Efficient Iron Maker:

You can produce crude iron more efficiently by obtaining three units of crude iron from one unit of iron ore

  • Efficient Charcoal Maker:

You can use a more efficient method of charcoal production that produces three units of charcoal from two units of hardwood

Skill Level 50:

  • Steel Maker:

You can refine two units of iron into one unit of steel, and one unit of crude iron as by-product

  • Curious Smelter:

Increase the rate of learning new part designs when smelting by 100%

Skill Level 75:

  • Steel Maker II:

Character can refine two units of steel into one unit of fine steel, and one unit of crude iron as by-product

  • Curious Smith:

Doubles the chance of learning new crafting parts through smithing

Skill Level 100:

  • Steel Maker III:

You can refine two units of fine steel into one unit of Thamaskene steel, and one unit of crude iron as by-product. Successful crafting orders give +4 relation with lords

  • Experienced Smith:

You have 10% chance to create a fine weapon, if difficulty requirements are met. Successful crafting orders give +2 relation with notables

Skill Level 125:

  • Practical Refiner:

Stmina spent for refining is halved

  • Practical Smelter:

Stamina spent for smelting is halved

Skill Level 150:

  • Vigorous Smith:

+1 to Vigor attribute

  • Strong Smith:

+1 to Strength attribute

Skill Level 175:

  • Practical Smith:

-50% stamina cost when smithing

  • Artisan Smith:

-50% penalty when trading smithed weapons

Skill Level 200:

  • Master Smith:

+10% chance to craft a Masterwork weapon when difficulty requirements are met

Skill Level 225:

  • Enduring Smith:

+1 to Endurance attribute

  • Fencer Smith:

+1 Focus Point to One-Handed and Two-Handed skills

Skill Level 250:

  • Sharpened Edge:

Swing damage of crafted weapons is increased by 2%

  • Sharpened Tip:

Thrust damage of crafted weapons is increased by 2%

Skill Level 275:

  • Legendary Smith:

+5% chance to craft Legendary weapons when difficulty requirements are met; increases by 1% for each level over 300

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    TaleWorlds Entertainment
  • Platforms
    PC, Steam
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Sandbox, Strategy
  • Guide Release
    23 April 2020
  • Last Updated
    4 August 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Scott Peers

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The empire of Calradia is plagued by inner conflict, tearing the structure of the old order as new lines are drawn on the map. The chaos creates a dangerous world, with opportunities to capitalise on the uncertainty of the future. Control trade routes to manipulate production and distribution of resources, join factions to gain renown and influence world politics, or create your own clan to build a world of your own. Whatever path you choose, this guide will help you to understand the intricacies of the Bannerlord economy, combat, factions, skills and perks, tactics, troop types, character builds, smithing system, quests, and much more to ensure that you are never left wondering what to do next, or how you might go about doing it. The guide covers:

  • A guide for campaign Quests, including main and side quests
  • A detailed guide covering the Combat system, includes basic and advanced techniques for different weapons
  • Guide to combat Tactics, includes how to organise troops on the battlefield and simulation battles
  • Guides for how to quickly gain Renown and Influence in Calradia
  • A Character Development guide to Factions, Skills, Companions, and Marriage
  • A guide covering Character Builds for different combat styles such as melee, mounted, and ranged
  • A comprehensive guide to all Perks associated with combat and governance
  • A detailed Army Troop Types guide including how to get the Best Troops of Each Type
  • An Economy guide covering How to Make Money quickly through raiding, conquest, and trading

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