Introduction to Weaponsmithy (Man)  

Series Name: Crafting (Man)
Requires Tradeskill: Weaponsmith
Start Zone: Bree-land
Start Area: Combe
Start Location: Combe Crafting Hall
Start Mob: Jill Brushwood
Start NPC Type: Master of Apprentices
Flags: Crafting
Items Needed:Items Rewarded:Quest Level: 1
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    Bob Birchcutter
    Jill Brushwood


'It looks as though you have strayed a little ways from home, Man, and you want to learn to forge weapons meant for fighting back the darkness?

'It seems, then, that you have come to the right place.

'You want to speak with Bob by the forge. He will be able to set you upon the path of weaponsmithy.'


The art of weaponsmithy reaches back to the First Age of Middle-earth. Those who expend a great deal of energy into this profession are sought after for their finest and even their more mundane works. As a new weaponsmith, it is best that you learn the basics of your craft.

Be careful! You will need to complete the correct recipes and deliver the correct items outlined in this quest.

You will need to execute the bronze blade and bronze sword recipes and deliver the bronze sword. Failing to do so will force you to obtain new raw materials or to restart the quest after a 24-hour delay.


Objective 1

  • Speak with Bob near the forge in the crafting area.
  • You should speak with Bob Birchcutter at the forge in the Combre Craft Hall to learn more about weaponsmithy.

    Objective 2

  • Open the crate given to you by Bob Birchcutter to collect two bronze ingots
  • Bob Birchcutter provided you with a crate full of ingredients that you can use to execute the bronze sword recipe. Open the crate to get the ingredients.

    Ingredients for Weaponsmiths are normally purchased from vendors or traded from players with the prospector profession. You can also find ingredients on the Auction Hall.

    Objective 3

  • Using the ingredients you received, craft a bronze blade
  • Bob Birchcutter provided you with the ingredients necessary to create a bronze sword. First however, you must prepare the bronze blade.

    Objective 4

  • Using the ingredients you have, forge a bronze sword
  • The bronze blade is complete, and you are now ready to create the bronze sword, as instructed by Bob Birchcutter.

    Objective 5

  • Bring the bronze sword to Bob Birchcutter
  • The recipes are complete. Do not sale the bronze sword! It is time to show your handiwork to your mentor, Bob Birchcutter.