Somber Smithing Stone 
Reinforce special armaments to +1
Somber Smithing Stone  is an Upgrade Material in Elden Ring. Somber Smithing Stone  is a variation of the regular colored Smithing Stone, a base material for upgrading special equipment used at the lowest level. 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.
Shard of smithing stone drained of color.
Strengthens special armaments to +1.
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 :
- Players can find one at the Limgrave Tunnels. Before taking the third elevator (the one leading to the boss), fall down the edge on the left, and keep falling on the surfaces against the wall. There is a Golden Rune (1) on a platform with a dead body, the next one has a Somber Smithing Stone . [Elden Ring Map Link]
- Limgrave: Located on the field, on a dead body sitting on a chair. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- Church of Dragon Communion: At the lower cliff around the southern point of the Church of Dragon Communion island , looted from a Teardrop Scarab. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- As a drop when defeating a Teardrop Scarab on top of a ruined building in Limgrave. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- The Lion Guardian of Stormveil drops one. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- Three can be found in Morne Tunnel. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- One found in the Raya Lucaria Crystal Tunnel. [Elden Ring Map Link]
- x1 Found behind Castle Morne at the south of Weeping Peninsula at the edge of the sea. [Elden Ring Map Link] Video Location
- Found on a corpse sitting in a chair under a massive rock outcropping guarded by a giant crab, northeast of Folly on the Lakes site of Grace, and south of Rose Church.
- Dropped by an exploding Teardrop Scarab found to the south-west of the Limgrave Artist's Shack
- Video Location
Where to purchase:
- Can be purchased from Smithing Master Iji at Liurnia of the Lakes for 2000 Runes. Elden Ring Map Link
- Can be purchased from Twin Maiden Husks after offering Somberstone Miner's Bell Bearing (1) or Iji's Bell Bearing at the Roundtable Hold for 2000 Runes.
Somber Smithing Stone  Elden Ring Guide
- Used in smithing to strengthen special armaments. Specifically up to +1.
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: 200