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Elden Ring: Smithing Stones

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Smithing Stones in Elden Ring are used to upgrade weapons and shields. They are very valuable items that help you raise the efficacy of your weapons. As you progress through the game the enemies become tougher. So, it’s crucial that you upgrade your weapons in the game to deal with the enemies effectively and efficiently.

Types of Smithing Stones

There are different types of stones available in Elden Ring each upgrading the weapons differently. Some of them are given below:

  • Smithing Stone (1)

Strengthens weapons up to +3

  • Smithing Stone (2)

Strengthens weapons up to +6

  • Smithing Stone (3)

Strengthens weapons up to +9

  • Smithing Stone (4)

Strengthens weapons up to +12

  • Smithing Stone (5)

Strengthens weapons up to +15

  • Smithing Stone (6)

Strengthens weapons up to +18

  • Smithing Stone (7)

Strengthens weapons up to +21

  • Ancient Dragon Smithing Stone

Strengthens weapons up to +25

  • Somber Smithing Stones

Used to upgrade special armaments up to different levels.

How to get Smithing Stones

The smithing Stones can be obtained in the following ways:

  • Exploring different areas in the game
  • By killing an enemy or a boss
  • Interaction with NPCs
  • Sold by a merchant. For example, through farming.

How to farm Smithing Stones

You can also use your Runes to buy smithing stones. For that, you will have to collect Smithing Stone Miner’s Bell Bearings from different locations which also includes fighting enemies and bosses at these sites. Once you collect a Smithing Stone’s Miner Bell Bearing, you have to bring them to Twin Maiden Husks in the Roundtable Hold and this will unlock the corresponding Smithing Stone. Now you can use your Runes to buy them.

The following Bell Bearings are used for unlocking the different stones:

  • Smithing Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (1)
  • Smithing Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (2)
  • Smithing Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (3)
  • Smithing Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (4)
  • Somberstone Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (1)
  • Somberstone Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (2)
  • Somberstone Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (3)
  • Somberstone Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (4)
  • Somberstone Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing (5)

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Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak: Best Early Great Sword Build

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Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak: Best Early Great Sword Build

The Great Swords are the massive blades that deal overwhelming damage to the monsters with their strikes. Great Swords can also be used to guard against some of the opponent’s attacks. The switch skill attack of this weapon allows you to unleash a stream of powerful slashes. Its silkbind attack lets you reinforce both of your arms and weapon to fend off the attacks.

In this guide, we have created the best early Great Sword build to take out the monsters.

Best Early Great Sword Build

In the build we’ll be going through the Great Sword you want to use for this build, Gear that you want to wear, Decorations, and Skills.

Weapon

The Great Sword that you want to use is Kamura Warrior Great Sword. It has a sharpness of Level Blue. It has an attack power of 250 on each hit. The attacks of this weapon will get you through Master Rank 1 & 2.

Gear

The Armor that you want to wear with this weapon is the Hunter X Armor set.

For the Head, wear the Hunter’s Helm X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Eltalite Ore x2

For the Torso, wear the Hunter’s Mail X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Thickhide x2 and Carbalite Ore x2.

For the Arm, wear the Hunter’s Vambraces X armor. You can create this armor with Jagras Shard x2 and Eltalite Ore x1.

For the Waist, wear the Hunter’s Coil X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Shard x2 and Jagras Shard x1.

For the Leg, wear the Hunter’s Greaves X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Twisted Stiffbone x2.

Decorations

You need to put the following jewels on the armor pieces.

  • Charger Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Helm X.
  • Steadfast Jewel Level 1 on Hunter’s Mail X.
  • Charger Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Vambraces X.
  • Steadfast Jewel x2 Level 1 on Hunter’s Coil X.
  • Sheath Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Greaves X.

Skills

You need to equip the following skills for this build.

  • Attack Boost Level 5
  • Item Prolonger Level 3
  • Handicraft Level 3
  • Quick Sheath Level 3
  • Stun Resistance Level 3
  • Focus Level 3
  • Ammo up Level 1

After equipping the skills and putting jewels on the armor, Great Sword’s defense will go up to 410 and you can easily tank some of the hits.

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Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak: Best Early Long Sword Build

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Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak: Best Early Long Sword Build

Long Swords are the best weapons for preying on and counterattacking your enemies. These weapons are sharp weapons that can unleash a powerful spirit attack on the enemies. The switch skill of this weapon allows you to unleash a follow-up slash and the power of the slash increases according to the level of the spirit gauge. It also has an attack named Harvest Moon that let you cast out an Ironsilk ring and the counterattacks within this ring will deal extra damage to enemies.

In this guide, we have created the best early build of the Long Sword to take out the monsters.

Best Early Long Sword Build

In the build we’ll be going through the Long Sword you want to use for this build, Gear that you want to wear, Decorations, and Skills.

Weapon

The Long Sword that you want to use is Kamura Warrior Rapier. It has a sharpness of Level Blue. It has an attack power of 240 on each hit. The attacks of this weapon will get you through Master Rank 1 & 2.

Gear

The Armor that you want to wear with this weapon is the Hunter X Armor set.

For the Head, wear the Hunter’s Helm X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Eltalite Ore x2

For the Torso, wear the Hunter’s Mail X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Thickhide x2 and Carbalite Ore x2.

For the Arm, wear the Hunter’s Vambraces X armor. You can create this armor with Jagras Shard x2 and Eltalite Ore x1.

For the Waist, wear the Hunter’s Coil X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Shard x2 and Jagras Shard x1.

For the Leg, wear the Hunter’s Greaves X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Twisted Stiffbone x2.

Decorations

You need to put the following jewels on the armor pieces.

  • Sheath Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Helm X.
  • Grinder Jewel Level 1 on Hunter’s Mail X.
  • Attack Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Vambraces X.
  • Grinder Jewel x2 Level 1 on Hunter’s Coil X.
  • Attack Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Greaves X.

Skills

You need to equip the following skills for this build.

  • Attack Boost Level 7
  • Item Prolonger Level 3
  • Handicraft Level 3
  • Quick Sheath Level 3
  • Stun Resistance Level 3
  • Speed Sharpening Level 3
  • Ammo up Level 1

After equipping the skills and putting jewels on the armor, Long Sword’s defense will go up to 410 and you can easily tank some of the hits.

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Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak: Best Early Game Sword & Shield Build

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Sword and shield are the weapons that allow you to strike and block some attacks of the monsters. Swords are weapons from which you can strike quickly and swiftly. You can come up close to enemies and hit them with the Twin Blade Combo and Destroyer Oil. Destroyer Oil attack lets you use a wirebug to cover the blade with a special ointment and its effects are triggered when ignited with friction with the shield.

In this guide, we have created the best early build of Sword & Shield to take down the monsters.

Best Early Game Sword & Shield Build

In the build we’ll be going through the Sword & Shield you want to use for this build, Gear that you want to wear, Decorations, and Skills.

Weapon

The Sword & Shield that you want to use is Kamura Warrior Sword. It has a sharpness of Level Blue. It has an attack power of 250 on each hit. The attacks of this weapon will get you through Master Rank 1 & 2.

Gear

The Armor that you want to wear with this weapon is the Hunter X Armor set.

For the Head, wear the Hunter’s Helm X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Eltalite Ore x2

For the Torso, wear the Hunter’s Mail X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Thickhide x2 and Carbalite Ore x2.

For the Arm, wear the Hunter’s Vambraces X armor. You can create this armor with Jagras Shard x2 and Eltalite Ore x1.

For the Waist, wear the Hunter’s Coil X armor. You can create this armor with Velociprey Shard x2 and Jagras Shard x1.

For the Leg, wear the Hunter’s Greaves X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Twisted Stiffbone x2.

Decorations

You need to put the following jewels on the armor pieces.

  • Sheath Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Helm X.
  • Grinder Jewel Level 1 on Hunter’s Mail X.
  • Attack Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Vambraces X.
  • Grinder Jewel x2 Level 1 on Hunter’s Coil X.
  • Attack Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Greaves X.

Skills

You need to equip the following skills for this build.

  • Attack Boost Level 7
  • Item Prolonger Level 3
  • Handicraft Level 3
  • Quick Sheath Level 3
  • Stun Resistance Level 3
  • Speed Sharpening Level 3
  • Ammo up Level 1

After equipping the skills and putting jewels on the armor, Sword & Shield’s defense will go up to 410 and you can easily tank some of the hits.

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