Blacksmith's Whetstone

Blacksmith's Whetstone

What is it? Use Blacksmith's Whetstones to increase the quality of a weapon, increasing the amount of damage it does.

Blacksmith's Whetstone price

~200 Blacksmith's Whetstones = 1 Chaos OrbChaos Orb

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  • You can sell a weapon with 20% quality to an NPC to get 1 Blacksmith's Whetstone. You can also sell several weapons with total quality of at least 40% to get one. Those methods are likely never worth it, as Blacksmith's Whetstones are nearly worthless.
  • You can buy 1 Blacksmith's Whetstone from an NPC for 3 Armourer's ScrapArmourer's Scraps.
  • By the end game these will be so common loot drops, that you will find more than you will ever need
  • Blacksmith's Whetstones are very cheap, so use them as you like, although you possibly won't have enough of them to use on every item while leveling.
  • You can increase the quality of a weapon to up to 20%. Quality only increases the Physical Damage of a weapon - shown on the first line in the item description. Weapon Quality
  • Some characters, like spellcasters, don't care about the weapon's physical damage at all, in which case quality will give no benefit.
  • One Blacksmith's Whetstone adds 1% quality to a Rare or Unique item, 2% quality to a Magic item, and 5% quality to a Normal rarity item. So if you are crafting something, it is most efficient to add quality before you turn the item into a higher rarity.
  • In the end game, Blacksmith's Whetstones can be used in creating another, more valuable currency - Cartographer's ChiselCartographer's Chisels. If you increase the quality of a Stone Hammer, Rock Breaker or Gavel (types of one handed Mace) to 20% and sell it to an NPC along with any Map item, you will get 1 Chisel in return.