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Blacksmith's Whetstone

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Blacksmith's WhetstoneStack Size: 20Improves the quality of a weaponRight click this item then left click a weapon to apply it. Has greater effect on lower rarity weapons. The maximum quality is 20%.
Shift click to unstack.
Blacksmith's Whetstone inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 1
Purchase Costs
Normal3x Armourer's Scrap
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Stackable Currency
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Currency/CurrencyWeaponQuality

A Blacksmith's Whetstone is a currency item that can be used to improve the quality of a weapon. Each whetstone applied to a weapon will increase its quality by up to 5% depending on its rarity.

Obtaining

Blacksmith's Whetstones can be obtained from slain enemies or purchased from some vendors. Greust in the Forest Encampment and Hargan in The Sarn Encampment will sell a Blacksmith's Whetstone in exchange for three Armourer's Scrap. Blacksmith's Whetstones may also be obtained from Artisan's Strongboxes.

One can sell any weapon with 20% quality to any vendor in exchange for a Blacksmith's Whetstone.

One can sell any number of weapons whose total quality is at least 40% to any vendor in exchange for a Blacksmith's Whetstone.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
5The Master ArtisanThe Master Artisan520x Quality CurrencyPerfection is the standard, excellence will be handled on a case by case basis.20x quality currency (random)
5Emperor's LuckEmperor's Luck55x CurrencyThe house always wins.5x currency (random)

Spending

Quality Increase by Rarity
Item Rarity % Increase
Normal 5
Magic 2
Rare 1
Unique 1

One can trade Hargan 8 Blacksmith's Whetstones in exchange for a Glassblower's Bauble. One can also sell a Blacksmith's Whetstone to any vendor for 4 Scrolls of Wisdom.

Many players also save Blacksmith's Whetstones for Stone HammersStone HammerOne Handed Mace
Physical Damage: 1527
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 15, 56 Str15% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
, Rock BreakersRock BreakerOne Handed Mace
Physical Damage: 3769
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.15
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 41, 134 Str15% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
, or GavelsGavelOne Handed Mace
Physical Damage: 54101
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.15
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 60, 212 Str15% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
for the Cartographer's Chisel recipe.