Blacksmith’s Whetstone Farming, Prophecy, Recipes – PoE

A Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone is a currency item that can be used to improve the quality of a weapon. A weapon is an item whose primary purpose is to deal damage. The weapon includes Maces, Sceptres, Axes, Swords, Bows, Claws, Daggers, Staves, Wands, and Fishing Rods.

Consuming a Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone improves the quality of normal items by 5%, magic items by 2%, and rare and unique items by 1%. 

How to use Blacksmith’s Whetstone?

Right click this item then left click a weapon to apply it. Has a greater effect on lower rarity weapons. The maximum quality is 20%.
Shift-click to unstack.

Why do you want to improve quality?

Quality improves the signature stat of an item such as physical damage on weapons.

Increasing the quality of equipment also makes crafting sockets and links with Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb and Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing easier. Each 1% quality improves the result by 1%. This makes obtaining many sockets and links 20% more likely on 20% quality items.

Blacksmith's Whetstone

Blacksmith’s Whetstone Farming

1. Obtain it by killing monsters

This currency can be dropped by slain monsters, destrory chests and strongboxes.

2. Blacksmith’s Whetstone Vendor Recipes

  • A single normal weapon (not magic, rare etc) with 20% quality.
  • Weapons with a total of at least 40% quality (works for all rarities).
  • When done for multiple instances of the recipe at once, each individual combination must add up to 40%. Ex. 19 , 13, 15, 9 , 17 , 7 would add up to 80, but would not actually grant 2 of the resulting quality items, only 1 because the individual combinations do not add up to 40 each.


Blacksmith's Whetstone Recipe

Blacksmith’s Whetstone Downgrade Recipe

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

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 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 Chain Belt x 1
  • Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone x 1
Weapon may be any rarity, recipe always makes magic (Blue) item. The rarity and ilevel of the Chain Chain Belt determine the % roll: Magic (Blue) the “Apprentice’s” mod (10-19%) and rare (Yellow) the “Adept’s” mod (20-29%).

3. Purchase Blacksmith’s Whetstone from Vendor

Greust lives in The Forest Encampment in Act 2. She sells a Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone for 3 Armourer’s Scraps.

4. 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 cards for Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone.

5. PoE Blacksmith Whetstone Prophecy

The Sharpened Blade is a prophecy.

Objective: Use Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone on any weapon.

Reward: Increases weapon’s quality to 20% with a single Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone.

6. Buy the curreny from mulefactory

Enjoy 5% off mulefactory coupon “CURRENCY” to buy this currency. You can also purchase FIFA Coins from here at a cheap price.

Exchange Blacksmith’s Whetstone for Other Currency

to Glassblower’s Bauble

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

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 Glassblower’s Bauble for 8 Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone.

to Chaos Orb

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

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