Artificer Guide

This Guild Wars 2 crafting guide for Artificer is made to help anyone who wants to be a master at this discipline.The Artificer will help you gear your character as you level. You should start early in-game to increase this discipline, since it will help you greatly to gear yourself and help you survive aswell.

An Artificer, mostly an Elementalist, Necromancer and Mesmer discipline, is used to craft range weapons and slot boxes. It may drain a lot of your money, but it will provide you with very good exotics and more end-game items.

Tip : You should always bring an axe along with you, to gather materials for Artificer and Huntsman.

Level 0-75

Go learn Artificer discipline in any main cities.

You will need the following items:

You may replace [Bone Chip] or [Tiny Venom Sac] for [Vial of Weak blood].

Level 0-25

When you get the required materials, you can go refine them.

**You get 5 Bronze Ingots on each refine. You will only need 31 ingots out of 35.

Next step will be to craft the following items:

We will now do our first Discovery Phase to reach level 25 in crafting.

You will need to discover the following:

  • Combine 2 Focus Casings + 2 Focus Cores with 2 different Inscriptions

You must have reached level 25 by following this part, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 25-50

Craft the following items:

Next step will be the Discovery Phase:

  • Combine 3 Focus Casings + 3 Focus Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Scepter Rods + 3 Scepter Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Staff Heads + 3 Staff Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Trident Heads + 3 Trident Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions

Once you are done, you must likely be level 50, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 50-75

Next step will be to craft the following items:

Now you can go back to the Discovery panel and discover 7 different recipes:

  • Combine 1 Focus Casing + 1 Focus Core with 1 Inscription
  • Combine 2 Scepter Rods + 2 Scepter Cores with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Staff Heads + 2 Staff Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Trident Heads + 2 Trident Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions

Once you’re done with that, you must likely be level 75, you may proceed to Tier 2 (Level 75-150).

Level 75-150

You will need the following items:

You may replace [Small Claw] or [Small Venom Sac] for [Bone Shard].

Level 75-100

When you get the required materials, you can go refine them.

Next step will be to craft the following items:

We will now do our first Discovery Phase to reach level 100 in crafting.

You will need to discover the following:

  • Combine 2 Focus Casings + 2 Focus Cores with 2 different Inscriptions

You must have reached level 100 by following this part, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 100-125

Craft the following items:

Next step will be the Discovery Phase:

  • Combine 3 Focus Casings + 3 Focus Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Scepter Rods + 3 Scepter Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Staff Heads + 3 Staff Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Trident Heads + 3 Trident Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions

Once you are done, you must likely be level 125, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 125-150

Next step will be to craft the following items:

Now you can go back to the Discovery panel and discover 7 different recipes:

  • Combine 1 Focus Casing + 1 Focus Core with 1 Inscription
  • Combine 2 Scepter Rods + 2 Scepter Cores with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Staff Heads + 2 Staff Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Trident Heads + 2 Trident Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions

Once you’re done with that, you must likely be level 150, you may proceed to Tier 3 (Level 150-225).

Level 150-225

You will need the following items:

You may replace [Claw] or [Venom Sac] for [Bone].

Level 150-175

When you get the required materials, you can go refine them.

Next step will be to craft the following items:

We will now do our first Discovery Phase to reach level 175 in crafting.

You will need to discover the following:

  • Combine 2 Focus Casings + 2 Focus Cores with 2 different Inscriptions

You must have reached level 175 by following this part, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 175-200

Craft the following items:

Next step will be the Discovery Phase:

  • Combine 3 Focus Casings + 3 Focus Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Scepter Rods + 3 Scepter Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Staff Heads + 3 Staff Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Trident Heads + 3 Trident Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions

Once you are done, you must likely be level 200, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 200-225

Next step will be to craft the following items:

Now you can go back to the Discovery panel and discover 7 different recipes:

  • Combine 1 Focus Casing + 1 Focus Core with 1 Inscription
  • Combine 2 Scepter Rods + 2 Scepter Cores with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Staff Heads + 2 Staff Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Trident Heads + 2 Trident Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions

Once you’re done with that, you must likely be level 225, you may proceed to Tier 4 (Level 225-300).

Level 225-300

You will need the following items:

You may replace [Heavy Bone] for [Sharp Fang] or [Smooth Scale].

Level 225-250

When you get the required materials, you can go refine them.

Next step will be to craft the following items:

We will now do our first Discovery Phase to reach level 250 in crafting.

You will need to discover the following:

  • Combine 2 Focus Casings + 2 Focus Cores with 2 different Inscriptions

You must have reached level 250 by following this part, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 250-275

Craft the following items:

Next step will be the Discovery Phase:

  • Combine 3 Focus Casings + 3 Focus Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Scepter Rods + 3 Scepter Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Staff Heads + 3 Staff Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Trident Heads + 3 Trident Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions

Once you are done, you must likely be level 275, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 275-300

Next step will be to craft the following items:

Now you can go back to the Discovery panel and discover 7 different recipes:

  • Combine 1 Focus Casing + 1 Focus Core with 1 Inscription
  • Combine 2 Scepter Rods + 2 Scepter Cores with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Staff Heads + 2 Staff Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Trident Heads + 2 Trident Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions

Once you’re done with that, you must likely be level 300, you may proceed to Tier 5 (Level 300-375).

Level 300-375

You will need the following items:

You may replace [Large Bone] for [Large Fang] or [Large Scale].

Level 300-325

When you get the required materials, you can go refine them.

Next step will be to craft the following items:

We will now do our first Discovery Phase to reach level 325 in crafting.

You will need to discover the following:

  • Combine 2 Focus Casings + 2 Focus Cores with 2 different Inscriptions

You must have reached level 325 by following this part, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 325-350

Craft the following items:

Next step will be the Discovery Phase:

  • Combine 3 Focus Casings + 3 Focus Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Scepter Rods + 3 Scepter Cores with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Staff Heads + 3 Staff Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 3 Trident Heads + 3 Trident Shafts with 3 different Inscriptions

Once you are done, you must likely be level 350, you may proceed to the next stage.

Level 350-375

Next step will be to craft the following items:

Now you can go back to the Discovery panel and discover 7 different recipes:

  • Combine 1 Focus Casing + 1 Focus Core with 1 Inscription
  • Combine 2 Scepter Rods + 2 Scepter Cores with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Staff Heads + 2 Staff Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions
  • Combine 2 Trident Heads + 2 Trident Shafts with 2 different Inscriptions

Once you’re done with that, you must likely be level 375, you may proceed to the next tier (Level 375-400).

Level 375-400

You’re almost there! You will need to purchase 3 Imbued Mithril Inscriptions from your discipline’s master to complete this final stretch to 400. You may choose any Imbued Mithril Inscriptions you wish at this point, they gives all the same amount of experience!

You will need the following items:

When you get the required materials, you can go refine them.

Next step will be to craft the following items:

Finally, now you may do your last discovery phase to reach level 400! Congratulation!! We invite you to leave us a feedback about the guide if you encountered any issues or if you liked it! Thanks! :)