How to Get Whetstone in V Rising

Learn where you can find and craft Whetstone in V Rising, a necessary resource for crafting weapons and tools.

How to Get Whetstone in V Rising

How to Get Whetstone in V Rising

To get Whetstone in V Rising, you must find Bandit locations, defeat the bandits, and finally loot the containers to find the Whetstone. Additionally, later on, after defeating Grayson the Armourer, you will unlock a crafting recipe to create whetstones independently.

Bandit Encampments and Strongholds can be found in the first region of the game, called Farbane Woods. There is one bandit camp in the center south, one to the center north, and another to the far west.

Where to Find Whetstone in V Rising map locations of Bandit camps

Later on in the game, you’ll be able to craft whetstones and to unlock the recipe for that; you will have to defeat Grayson the Armourer. Grayson is the Bandit Quartermaster and logistical mastermind. You can find him at the Bandit Armory in western Farbane Woods.

Furthermore, after you have the recipe for Whetstones, you will need to use the Furnace workstation in V Rising to create them.

V Rising Crafting Recipe for Whetstones made at Furnace

To build the Furnace in V Rising, you will need the following:

  • 480 Stone
  • 60 Copper Ore

To craft 2 Whetstones at the Furnace, you will need:

  • 1 Copper Ingot
  • 12 Stone Dust

What are Whetstones, and what are they used for?

V Rising Use Whetstones to craft weapons at workbench

In V Rising, you’ll need whetstones to craft weapons like swords, bows, and spears. You’ll also need them to upgrade other tools/weapons, such as axes and maces.

Most weapons in the early game are crafted at the Simple Workbench, including Copper Swords, Axes, Maces, and Spears. You will need 9 Whetstones for each of those individual weapons. Furthermore, once you have a Woodworking Bench, you can craft a Copper Crossbow for another 9 Whetstones.

Finally, you will also need Whetstone to craft the Grinder workstation. In V Rising, you use the Grinder to turn raw materials into bricks and dust. To create a Grinder, you will need the:

  • 8 Plank
  • 4 Copper Ingot
  • 4 Whetstone

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