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Weaponsmith  C

Historical background

The name "Blacksmith" refers to the dirty, sooty nature of the craft. Because fires must be hot enough to melt iron and other metals, furnaces were stoked with either charcoal or coal, which left sooty residue on the skin, hair and clothes of the blacksmith. Burning charcoal and coal also produced black ashes and smoke, coating nearby buildings and landscape with a layer of black soot. Later technologies addressed this problem somewhat, but the name stuck. Today, the name "Smith" is common because of the proliferation of blacksmiths in European society.

There were several different "types" of blacksmiths as the need for specialization evolved. Some blacksmiths focused entirely upon weapon manufacturing and became known as "weaponsmiths." Through their specialization, weaponsmiths could produce higher-quality weapons with much more consistency than a generalist blacksmith. Weaponsmiths were almost always employed by a local lord, noble, or king in the making of swords, pikes, arrow heads, maces, and the gears for siege engines such as a ballista, trebuchet, or siege tower.

How does it work?

Put metal bars in the anvil and close it. Choose a relevant option of the convo to process them into melee weapons if your standard roll is a success. The material and quality of the weapons is based on the metal and your roll. The recipes on the convo tell you which metals you can use.

Produces

 • Adamantine Weapon
 • Bronze Weapon
 • Cold Iron Weapon
 • Darksteel Weapon
 • Iron Weapon
 • Ironwood Weapon
 • Mithral Weapon
 • Silver Weapon
 • Steel Weapon
 • Training Weapon

Legend

G Gatherer: You gather natural resources such as ore and wood.

C Converter: You convert none resource into the other, for example ore into metal.

F Farmer: You plant crops or breed animals from which to harvest resources.

H Hunter: You locate creatures or areas and interact with them.

A Academic: You can generate knowledge by examining objects.

S Service: You can boost abilities by attending a character.

T Trader: You can buy, sell, and store resources.

U Unique: See description.