Somber Smithing Stone 
Reinforce special armaments to +5
Somber Smithing Stone  is an Upgrade Material in Elden Ring. Somber Smithing Stone  is a rare special smithing stone that is only used to upgrade and strengthen special equipment. 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.
Gold smithing stone drained of color.
Strengthens special armaments to +5.
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
See Somber Smithing Stone  for upgrades past +5.
Where to find Somber Smithing Stone :
In the World
- Found behind a School of Graven Mages south of the Deep Siofra Well grace. [Map Link]
- Found by looting a corpse inside the large stone ruin at the highest level of the Siofra River. [Map Link]
- Can be found in Gaol Cave. Two Stonesword Keys are required to enter. See it on the [Map Link]
- Volcano Manor: One can be found on a corpse hanging off of a ledge in Volcano Manor's dungeon. After going up the cage lift, turn right to find it. [Map Link]
- One can be found inside the Altus Tunnel: In the second cavern, head up the wooden platform and look along the walls on the right to find the stone. [Map Link]
- Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab on the bridge in Nokron, Eternal City. [Map Link]
- Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab south-west from the Bower of Bounty site of grace in Altus Plateau. [Map Link]
- Sealed Tunnel: At the bottom of the chamber with the lift, dispel two illusory walls to the south to reveal a large cavern with overgrown roots and an Abductor Virgin roaming the lower section. Make your way to the lower section of this cavern and check the northwest wall to find the stone. [Map Link]
- Found north of the Erdtree Sanctuary Site of Grace, on a side room, at Leyndell, Royal Capital. [Map Link]
- The Shaded Castle: Found on a body by the dead tree on the western end of the outer courtyard, next to the western rampart. [Map Link]
- Redmane Castle: Found on a corpse by the large monument surrounded by chairs in the north of the castle. [Map Link]
- Old Altus Tunnel: Found at the bottom of the main chamber. Head behind the northern storage shed and follow the tunnel to a small cavern where you can find the stone. [Map Link]
- Found on a corpse in an unmarked ruin on the cliff overlooking Minor Erdtree (Altus Plateau), go out of the gate from Outer Wall Battleground Site of Grace and then directly west. [Map Link]
- Video Location
- Video Location, Nokron
- Video Location, Volcano Manor
- Video Location, Volcano Manor
- Twin Maiden Husks at the Roundtable Hold after giving them the Somberstone Miner's Bell Bearing (3) key item.
Somber Smithing Stone  Elden Ring Guide
- Used in smithing to strengthen special armaments from +4 to +5.
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: 1000