PoE Blacksmith’s Whetstone Farming, Blacksmith’s Whetstone Recipe

How to increase the quality of weapons? Blacksmith’s Whetstone is the currency that can be used to upgrade the quality of a weapon. Specifically, one piece of Blacksmith’s Whetstone improves Normal weapon by 5%, Magic by 2%, Rare by 1%, and Unique by 1%. Quality 20% is the maximum. In addition to improving quality, the value of physical damage has increased as well.
In order to apply it, right-click Blacksmith’s Whetstone then left-click a weapon.

Blacksmith's Whetstone

Blacksmith’s Whetstone Farming

(1) Obtain Blacksmith’s Whetstone by slain monsters, open more chests and strongboxes. The item level is 1 and can be found in any Act and Map.
(2) Using Blacksmith’s Whetstone recipes is also an effective strategy.
(3) Purchase from the vendor, such as Greust(The Forest Encampment, Act 2) exchange one Blacksmith’s Whetstone for 3 Armourer’s Scraps.
(4) There is a prophecy for blacksmith whetstone as well.
(5) Buy 200 Blacksmith’s Whetstone for $0.22 additional 3% off with coupon “AOE”.

Blacksmith’s Whetstone Recipe

  • 1x Blacksmith’s Whetstone = 1x weapon with 20% quality
  • 1x Blacksmith’s Whetstone = Nx Weapon at lease 40% quality

Blacksmith's Whetstone Recipe

While playing the game at the low level, one can apply the recipe to farm Blacksmith’s Whetstone. Any weapon with quality 20% can vendor for one Blacksmith’s Whetstone. Whereas, multiple weapons would be at least 40% quality.

Purchase Blacksmith’s Whetstone from Vendor

Purchase Blacksmith's Whetstone

Greust in The Forest Encampment in Act 2, sell a Blacksmith’s Whetstone for 3 Armourer’s Scraps. When stash stock having lots of Armourer’s Scraps, one may apply for it.

Blacksmith’s Whetstone Downgrade Recipe

Result Recipes
4× Scroll of Wisdom 1× Blacksmith’s Whetstone

Blacksmith's Whetstone Downgrade Recipe

One can exchange a Blacksmith’s Whetstone for 4 Scrolls of Wisdom to any vendor. However, this is the downgrade recipe and always not recommended.

Blacksmith’s Whetstone Crafting Recipes

Result Recipes Notes
Weapon with (40 to 69%) Increased Physical Damage x 1
  • Weapon x 1
  • Blue or Rare Rustic Sash x 1
  • Blacksmith’s Whetstone x 1
Weapon may be any rarity, recipe always makes magic (Blue) item. The rarity and ilevel of the Rustic Sash determine the % roll: Magic (Blue) the “Heavy” mod (40-49%) and rare (Yellow) the “Serrated” mod (50-69%).
Weapon with (10 to 29%) Increased Spell Damage x 1
  • Dagger/Sceptre/Staff/Wand x 1
  • Blue or Rare Chain Belt x 1
  • Blacksmith’s Whetstone x 1
Weapon may be any rarity, recipe always makes magic (Blue) item. The rarity and ilevel of the Chain Belt determine the % roll: Magic (Blue) the “Apprentice’s” mod (10-19%) and rare (Yellow) the “Adept’s” mod (20-29%).

Blacksmith's Whetstone Crafting Recipe

PoE Blacksmith’s Whetstone Price

Server Price
Synthesis-S[PC] 0.55 USD / 100
Standard[PC] 0.22 USD / 200

Blacksmith’s Whetstone Divination Card

  • 5x The Master Artisan = 20x quality currency (random)
  • 5x Emperor’s Luck = 5x currency (random)

There is no guaranteed divination card to obtain Blacksmith’s Whetstone.

PoE Blacksmith Whetstone Prophecy

  • 1x Blacksmith Whetstone = 1x The Sharpened Blade

The Sharpened Blade is a prophecy that rewards one piece of Blacksmith Whetstone.

Exchange Blacksmith’s Whetstone for Other Currency

Orb Price Location
Glassblower’s Bauble 8× Blacksmith’s Whetstone Act 3 (Hargan)
Armourer’s Scrap 1× Blacksmith’s Whetstone Act 1 (Tarkleigh)

Exchange Blacksmith's Whetstone

Blacksmith’s Whetstone is also a useful resource for exchange other currency. Greust(The Forest Encampment, Act 2) in exchange a Glassblower’s Bauble for 8 Blacksmith’s Whetstone. Tarkleigh(Lioneye’s Watch, Act 1) sell an Armourer’s Scrap for one Blacksmith’s Whetstone.

Blacksmith’s Whetstone to Chaos Orb

At present, one can trade 200 Blacksmith’s Whetstone for one Chaos Orb with other players.

Need thousands of Blacksmith’s Whetstone? Buy 1,000 Blacksmith’s Whetstone for $1.1 extra 3% off with coupon “AOE”.

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