Somber Smithing Stone 
Reinforce special armaments to +2
Somber Smithing Stone  is an Upgrade Material in Elden Ring. Somber Smithing Stone  is a large shard that is mainly used to reinforce special equipment to a high 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.
Large shard of smithing stone drained of color.
Strengthens special armaments to +2.
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 :
In the World
- One can be found on a corpse at the beach southeast of Castle Morne at the Weeping Peninsula. Guarded by 4 Spirit Jellyfish. [Map Link]
- Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab at the edge of a cliff in southwest Liurnia of the Lakes. [Map Link]
- Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab found by the northern ruins of Academy Gate Town in Liurnia of the Lakes. [Map Link]
- Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab near NIGHT'S CAVALRY field boss at Liurnia of the Lakes -151.4375 : 80.89063
- Found on a corpse slouched over at the top of the ruins near the Siofra River East Waygate. [Map Link]
- Raya Lucaria Crystal Tunnel: A total of 3 can be found throughout the dungeon. [Map Link]
- One can be found inside Gael Tunnel. From the entrance, go to the left of the wooden platform and drop down on to the ledge below. Drop down onto the second ledge ahead and enter the small tunnel to find the stone. [Map Link]
- One is found at Stormveil Castle in front of the Armament Storage, the one where a Stonesword Key is needed. Video Location
- In the area entering the Caria Manor, dropped by the Fingercreeper. Video Location
- Can be purchased from Smithing Master Iji at Liurnia of the Lakes for 3000 Runes. [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 3000 Runes.
- Video Location
- Guaranteed one-time-only drop from 17 Fingercreepers at Caria Manor
- 13.22% chance from Lesser Fingercreepers at Caria Manor and near the Divine Tower of Liurnia
- 2% chance from some Glintstone Miners at Raya Lucaria Crystal Tunnel
- 1% chance from some Glintstone Miners at Raya Lucaria Crystal Tunnel
- 1.5% chance from Battlemages at Academy Crystal Cave
Somber Smithing Stone  Elden Ring Guide
- Used in smithing to strengthen special armaments from +1 to +2.
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: 400