Somber Smithing Stone 
Reinforce special armaments to +9
Somber Smithing Stone  is an Upgrade Material in Elden Ring. Somber Smithing Stone  a colorless smithing stone that is quite rare to acquire, it is mainly used to reinforce special equipment to increase its level and stats. Upgrade Materials can be acquired through exploration, looting it from specified areas of a Location, dropped by a specific Enemy or Boss, given by an NPC, or sold by a Merchant.
Ancient smithing stone drained of color
Strengthens special armaments to +9.
Special armaments with unique characteristics cannot be strengthened with colored smithing stones. Number of steps and amount strengthened differ from standard equipment.
Somber Smithing Stone  Location in Elden Ring
Where to find Somber Smithing Stone :
- Somberstone Miner's Bell Bearing : Found on a body in the abandoned temple on the North side of Crumbling Farum Azula, down the lift from the Beside The Great Bridge Site of Grace in front of the altar.
- Found on a corpse on the raised platform in Lake of Rot where there's a Lesser Alabaster Lord. Elden Ring Map here
- Found on a corpse on the bridge above the Ancient Snow Valley Ruins site of grace. [Map Link]
- Crumbling Farum Azula - A total of 4
- Found on a corpse under a tree by the cliffside south of the large building next to the Crumbling Beast Grave Depths site of grace. You can reach this area by taking the lift in the terrace southwest of the building. [Elden Ring Map Link] Video Location
- Found under a leaning pillar in the heavily-ruined section just before jumping towards the Dragon Temple. [Elden Ring Map here]
- Found in the southwest at the bottom level of the Dragon Temple accessed by turning around to face west from the Site of Grace and then jumping down the crumbled ledges below. From here, head into the central archway and then turn right to find a crypt with several sarcophagi. Go through the archway in the west to an outdoor area where you can find a corpse holding the stone between two pillars. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- Found on a corpse on an upper level balcony in the northern section past the Dragon Temple. From the north end of the temple, navigate your way across the floating debris to a narrow path laden with dragon statues, at the end of which you will find a spiral staircase on the right side. Head up these stairs and continue west to a balcony with a sealed Imp Statue barrier and several fallen pillars. The corpse holding the stone can be found behind one of these pillars. [Elden Ring Map Link]
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- Found on a corpse in a circle of chairs south of Divine Tower of Caelid. From the Dragonbarrow West Site of Grace, travel east following the road until you find a spring (water) with two dragons. Once at the spring, turn north and follow the ramp down. This will lead you towards the Divine Tower of Caelid, and at the bottom you will see the circle of chairs. Somber Smithing Stone +9, is found here.
- Can be found in Yelough Anix Tunnel in the room where Onyx Lord appears to attack you. Elden Ring Map here
- Dragonbarrow, Caelid: Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab found to the west of Farum Greatbridge. Elden Ring Map here.
- Found on a corpse inside a small building in Miquella's Haligtree found south of the Haligtree Town Plaza Site of Grace. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree: Found on a corpse inside a room at the northern end of the ring walkway in the east. Guarded by a Crystalian (non-boss). [Map Link]
- Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree: Found on a corpse inside a dark building guarded by 3 Crystalians (non-boss). This building is found in the lower levels of the area. [Map Link]
- Consecrated Snowfield: Found on a corpse sitting on a chair, to the northeast of the Apostate Derelict. [Map Link]
- Consecrated Snowfield: Can be looted on top of a rock formation North of the Hidden Path to the Haligtree [Elden Ring Map]
- Consecrated Snowfield: Found with an invisible Teardrop Scarab atop a rock formation west of the Minor Erdtree (Consecrated Snowfield). [Elden Ring Map]
- Mohgwyn Palace: Video Location
Somber Smithing Stone  Elden Ring Guide
- Used in smithing to strengthen special armaments. Specifically up to +9.
Elden Ring Somber Smithing Stone  Notes & Tips
- You can hold up to 999 Somber Smithing Stone .
- You can store up to 999 Somber Smithing Stone .
- Sell Value: 1800
This information is very much not unreal. This item is basically impossible to get at the moment. Nothing to do about it i guess?