Ore Refining

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Ore Refining

"Various methods detailing how to smelt various ores into metals.

Work with Copper, Iron, and Bronze to make tools, weapons, and items with metal parts."

Version: 0.6.4

Quest Information

Type of Quest


Research Branch


Items Unlocked

IronWorksMil.png Schematic: Metal Working

IronWorks.png Schematic: Smelting
IronWorksEcon.png Schematic: Ore Refining

Quest Steps

Step 1

Learning how to smelt metals will help you make tools and metal parts. You'll want to dig for some ore to get started so gather resources to make a shovel.

• Obtain 4x Wooden Sticks (0/4)
• Obtain 2x Timber (0/2)

Step 2

Craft a wooden shovel. You'll need it to gather ore. Wooden shovels can be crafted in your inventory or at a crafting table.

• Craft 1x Wooden Shovel (0/1)

EconomicSmelting 01.png

Step 3

You need some dirt and small stones to craft a furnace.

• Obtain 20x Dirt (0/20)
• Obtain 10x Small Stone (0/10)

Step 4

You need a furnace to smelt the ore. You can craft a furnace using a crafting table.

• Craft 1x Furnace (0/1)

EconomicSmelting 03.png

Step 5

You are prepared for smelting but you don't have any ore. Go to a nearby deposit.

• Find the marked ore vein

Step 6

There is ore in the ground here. Hopefully you still have your shovel with you because it's time to start digging!

• Obtain 5x Ore (0/5)

EconomicSmelting 02.png

Step 7

So now you have some metal ore. Good job! Use the furnace to craft your first ingot. Furnaces operate like crafting tables except they require fuel and the fire can be lit and doused. Many different items can be burnt for fuel.

• Craft 1x Metal Ingot (0/1)

EconomicSmelting 04.png