Easy Smithing XP and materials by smelting but How To Smelt Items In Mount & Blade II Bannerlord? It’s a very simple process but the user interface is somewhat confusing, making it appear difficult. This guide covers everything you need to know about breaking down weapons and items for materials in Bannerlord.
You can visit any major town and use the Smithy simply by selecting the Smithy option when you interact with the city. This is where the game attempts to confuse you. If you go into the menu and the Smelting option is blank, it’s because you do not have any items to Smelt. Almost all weapons can be Smelted so go and do some raids, impart some freedom on some villages, and loot plenty of weapons then return to the Smithy.
How To Smelt Items In Mount & Blade II BannerlordSelect the Smelt option. You will see it now lists all of the items you are carrying that can be Smelted. There is a single ingredient required for Smelting any weapon, Charcoal. To make Charcoal in Bannerlords you have a few options. You can purchase Hardwood from towns and then use the Refine option in the Smithy, this turns 2 Hardwood into 1 Charcoal. Once you have a few Charcoal, there’s an easy way. Smelting items usually gives several materials. Always focus on the ones that give more than 2 Hardwood. This basically ensures a regular supply of Charcoal that you can use to Smelt items time and time again.
Eventually you will become exhausted, unable to use the Smithy. This is a simple method of ensuring people do not level the skill too fast. When this happens you need to wait a day or so, in-game time, before you are able to use the function again. You can use the “Wait here for some time” feature at towns and pass time quicker that way.