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Somber Smithing Stone 5 Elden Ring: Where to Find and What it Does

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Somber Smithing Stone [5] is an Upgrade Material available in Elden Ring. It is a rare special smithing stone that is only used to upgrade and strengthen special equipment.

Here is where to find the Somber Smithing Stones and a breakdown of what they do in Elden Ring.

Somber Smithing Stone 5 Elden Ring: Where to Find

Upgrade Materials, including the Somber Smithing Stone, can be acquired through exploration, looting it from specified areas of a Location, dropped by a specific Enemy or Boss, or sold by a Merchant, and can be used in crafting. Here are the various sources of the Somber Smithing Stone 5 in Elden Ring:

  • Can be purchased from Twin Maiden Husks at the Roundtable Hold after giving them the Somberstone Miner's Bell Bearing (3) key item.
  • Found by looting a corpse inside the large stone ruin at the highest level of the Siofra River. 
  • Can be found in the Prison Cave at the South-Western edge of the Swamp of Aeonia (not on the map yet). Two Stonesword Keys are required to enter.
  • Can be found in Altus Tunnel
  • Dropped by a Teardrop Beetle on the bridge in Nokron, Eternal City.
  • Found on a corpse near the cliffs in Nokron, Eternal City.
  • One can be found on a corpse in the ruined building east of Woodfolk Ruins.

You can hold and store up to 999 Somber Smithing Stone [5] in Elden Ring.

Somber Smithing Stone 5 Elden Ring: What Does it Do

The Somber Smithing Stone 5 is used in smithing to reinforce special armaments, specifically up to +5.