Anvil

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Anvil
Stone anvil rhyolite.png
Copper Anvil.png
Bronze Anvil.png
Bismuth Bronze Anvil.png
Black Bronze Anvil.png
Wrought Iron Anvil.png
Steel Anvil.png
Black Steel Anvil.png
Blue Steel Anvil.png
Red Steel Anvil.png
Copper Anvil.pngBronze Anvil.pngBismuth Bronze Anvil.pngBlack Bronze Anvil.pngWrought Iron Anvil.pngSteel Anvil.pngBlack Steel Anvil.pngBlue Steel Anvil.pngRed Steel Anvil.png
Tool

Steel Pickaxe.png

Stacksize

1

Size

Huge

Weight

Very Heavy

Renewable

No

Ore Dictionary

anvil

Gravity

No

Drops

Self

Extra Item Data

See Data

For how to use the Anvil, see the Metalworking Guide.

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Anvils are one of the main measures of progression: Anvils enable metalworking, allowing for the creation of tools without Casting, and the production of Double Ingots, Sheets and Double Sheets, used in Armor, among other things. Anvils are required to produce Tools more advanced than Copper or Bronze. Smithed Tools benefit from from the Smithing Skill, while Cast Tools do not. Anvils enable the production of tools at the anvils Metal Tier or lower, and the welding of Ingots one tier higher.

There are 10 anvils total, one stone and 9 metal. Carrying more than one anvil at a time will inflict a slowness debuff.

Obtaining

Your very first anvil will be made of Stone. Rmb.png Right Click on raw igneous rock with a hammer to instantly create an anvil.

Igneous Rock Types
Igneous Intrusive Raw Diorite.png Diorite Raw Gabbro.png Gabbro Raw Granite.png Granite
Igneous Extrusive Raw Andesite.png Andesite Raw Basalt.png Basalt Raw Dacite.png Dacite Raw Rhyolite.png Rhyolite

All the Metal anvils are made from seven Double Ingots in an 'I' pattern.


Tier Anvil
0 Stone anvil rhyolite.png Stone
1 Copper Anvil.png Copper
2 Bronze Anvil.png Bronze
Bismuth Bronze Anvil.png Bismuth Bronze
Black Bronze Anvil.png Black Bronze
3 Wrought Iron Anvil.png Wrought Iron
4 Steel Anvil.png Steel
5 Black Steel Anvil.png Black Steel
6 Blue Steel Anvil.png Blue Steel
Red Steel Anvil.png Red Steel

Use

See also: Metalworking Guide

Anvils can be used to make Tools, Armors and Weapons out of the various metals and Alloys in the game. All tools, except the Shears, take 1 ingot each to create.

Two ingots can be welded together to create a double ingot, used in the creation of Swords, Maces, or a Sheet. Two Sheets can be welded together to create a double sheet, which is used alongside the single metal Sheet to create Armor.

Double sheets are also used in the creation of the Bloomery and the Blast Furnace.

Welding

Double Ingots, Double sheets, Armors, and Shears require welding to finish their creation. To weld the component pieces must be heated up to the point where they display the "can weld" tooltip, then they must be placed in the left hand side of the anvil. and flux must be placed in the right. Outside of the anvil interface, shift-right-click on the anvil to weld the two items together.

Smithing

The Anvil GUI

Parts of the GUI

  1. Secondary item slot. Place an item here to weld it to the item in the main working slot
  2. Main working slot. Place what you want to work here
  3. Hammer slot. This is where the hammer goes. Note that to weld, the hammer must be in your hand.
  4. Flux slot. Needed for welding
  5. Red actions, moves the green arrow to the right.
  6. Green actions, moves the green arrow to the left.
  7. Working arrows. The objective is to make these line up.
  8. Instructions. These tell you how to work the metal
  9. Plans. Click here and select what you would like to make.

Smithing

The objective of anvil work is to make the green arrow and the red arrow line up. When a metal item is hot enough where it says "Can Work", place it in the main working slot. You'll see the Red arrow jump somewhere into the middle of the bottom bar.

  • Red Actions move the green arrow rightward. The smallest red action is the light hit, and the largest is the draw.
  • Green Actions move the green arrow leftward. The smallest green action is the punch, and the largest is the shrink.
  • If the green arrow moves off the screen, the metal will be destroyed.

Beyond lining up the arrows, you must also follow the rules in order to smith the item you want. The last three actions you take must be the ones specified by the instructions at the top. This can be quite difficult to master!