A Smelter is a crafting facility found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Smelters are used to smelt ores and certain Dwemer objects into ingots. They are dark colored and dome-shaped, often found near mine entrances and in some cities. Smelting does not raise smithing abilities.

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Crafting[edit | edit source]

In Hearthfire, the Dragonborn can install up to two smelters in each of the new homesteads; one outside and one in the cellar. Each requires following resources:

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Bugs[edit | edit source]

This section contains bugs related to Smelter. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
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  •  360   Sometimes, when a smelter is activated there is no action. This glitch can occur when using any blacksmith facility, (i.e. tanning rack, grindstone, forge). Sheathing/unsheathing should resolve this.
  •  360   Sometimes when using the Whirlwind Sprint shout, then activating the smelter very quickly afterward, the Dragonborn is shown scooping ore into the ground beside the smelter instead of into the smelter.

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