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ARK Survival Ascended Smithy: How To Craft & Uses

Unlock a wide array of craftable items using our guide on how to craft and use the Smithy crafting station in ARK Survival Ascended.
ARK Survival Ascended Smithy: How To Craft & Uses
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Various basics require consideration in the realm of crafting within ARK Survival Ascended, but none are as essential as the Smithy crafting station. This station is not only crucial for crafting a myriad of items but also serves as a key station for all your crafting needs, from the early stages to the end game. 

If you're ready to embark on your ARK Survival Ascended journey, understanding how to create this station and harnessing its numerous uses is vital. So, in this guide, we will break down the precise steps to craft the Smithy in ARK Survival Ascended and delve into its extensive utility for crafting in the game.

How To Craft Smithy In ARK Survival Ascended

Crafting a Smithy in ARK: Survival Ascended is a straightforward process that only requires that players be at level 20. However, it involves the use of a specific crafting station, the Refining Forge, to produce the necessary materials. 

ARK Survival Ascended Smithy How To Craft
Once you have metal ingots via the Refining forge, you can craft the Smithy straight from your inventory. (Picture: Shane / Studio Wildcard)

To start, gather the required items to create a Refining Forge, a relatively simple task that involves foraging and harvesting with your bare hands. Once the Refining Forge is in place, you can smelt Metal into Metal Ingots and use the following recipe in your inventory to craft the Smithy:

  • 5 × Metal Ingot or Scrap Metal Ingot
  • 50 × Stone
  • 30 × Wood or Fungal Wood
  • 20 × Hide

Place the Smithy anywhere in your base or land, and it's ready for use without requiring any fuel. Now, let's explore the practical uses of the Smithy in the game.

How To Use Smithy in ARK Survival Ascended

The Smithy serves as a crafting station for middle-class tools and armor, providing players with various items suitable for progression from early to end-game stages. To utilize the Smithy, approach it and interact. With the required ingredients in your inventory (or TEK storage for wireless crafting), select the desired items on the right and double-click to add the new item to your inventory.

ARK Survival Ascended Smithy Uses Crafitng list below
Below is a list of all the unique items players can craft using the Smithy crafting station. (Picture: Shane / Studio Wildcard)

Here is a comprehensive list of craftable items accessible through the Smithy in ARK: Survival Ascended:

Now equipped with how to craft and use the Smithy, you're prepared for a significant part of your journey through ARK: Survival Ascended. Craft the Smithy as soon as possible, and best of luck in your adventures!