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The Witcher 3 Crafting lists: How to craft runestones, components, repair kits, glyphs and crossbow bolts

Our essential guide to crafting some of the most important items in The Witcher 3, including Runestones, Glyphs, repair kits and ammunition.

The Witcher 3 crafting takes many forms - and with all these ingredients out there and waiting for you to be put to good use, this wouldn't come as a surprise.

Along with Alchemy, Crafting is an essential part of becoming more powerful in The Witcher 3. Learning how to put together some of the more powerful items will help you augment your weapons and even help you get the materials needed to craft the weapons themselves.

If you're looking for more assistance, our Witcher 3 walkthrough can help.

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Witcher 3 Components Crafting list

Alongside the base items you find around the world, there are also plenty that you need to craft yourself. It's worth knowing how to do so, as they can help finish off those various Witcher School armour sets.

Crafting ComponentIng. 1Ing. 2Ing. 3
Enriched Dimeritium Ore1 x Dimeritium Ore1 x Orichalcum Ore1 x Acid Extract
Enriched Dimeritium Ingot2 x Enriched Dimeritium OreN/AN/A
Enriched Dimeritium Plate2 x Enriched Dimeritium IngotN/AN/A
Cured Leather4 x Leather ScrapsN/AN/A
Dark Iron Ingot2 x Dark Iron OreN/AN/A
Dark Steel Ingot2 x Dark Iron Ore1 x Steel IngotN/A
Dark Steel Ingot (Mahakam)1 x Dark Iron Ingot1 x Steel IngotN/A
Dark Steel Plate2 x Dark Steel IngotN/AN/A
Dimeritium Ingot1 x Dimeritium Ore1 x Glowing Ore IngotN/A
Dimeritium Ingot (Mahakam)2 x Dimeritium OreN/AN/A
Dimeritium Plate2 x Dimeritium IngotN/AN/A
Draconid Leather2 x Hardened Leather5 x Chitinous ShellN/A
Glowing Ore Ingot2 x Glowing OreN/AN/A
Haft1 x Hardened TimberN/AN/A
Hardened Leather1 x Cured Leather4 x WaxN/A
Hardened Timber2 x Timber1 x ResinN/A
Iron Ingot2 x Iron OreN/AN/A
Leather Scraps (Rivian)4 x Leather StrapsN/AN/A
Linen4 x ThreadN/AN/A
Meteorite Ingot2 x Meteorite OreN/AN/A
Meteorite Silver IngotMeteorite Ingot1 x Silver IngotN/A
Meteorite Silver Plate2 x Meteorite Silver IngotN/AN/A
Refined Dimeritium Ore1 x Dark Steel Ingot1 x Meteorite Silver IngotN/A
Refined Silver Ore5 x SilverN/AN/A
Resin2 x SapN/AN/A
Silk2 x LinenN/AN/A
Silver Ingot (Maribor)2 x Silver OreN/AN/A
Silver Ingot (Maribor)10 x SilverN/AN/A
Silver Plate2 x Silver IngotN/AN/A
Steel Ingot2 x Iron Ore1 x CoalN/A
Steel Ingot (Tretogor)1 x Iron Ore1 x CoalN/A
String2 x ThreadN/AN/A
Thread2 x CottonN/AN/A
Zerrikanian Powder1 x Sulfur1 x Coal1 x Saltpeter

Witcher 3 Repair Kits Crafting List

While you can restore your equipment to its best state by visiting the armourers and blacksmiths of the world, that's not always an option. Sometimes you need to get your hands dirty with elbow grease, or something. For those times, you need the repair kits.

NameIng. 1Ing. 2Ing. 3Ing. 4Ing. 5
Amateur's armor repair kitSmithing tools (Elven)N/AThreadLeather StrapsNails
Journeyman's armor repair kitSmithing tools (Dwarven)Steel PlateThreadLinenLeather Straps
Master's armor repair kitSmithing tools (Gnomish)Steel PlateSilkHardened LeatherWire
Amateur's weapon repair kitWhetstone (Elven)N/AOilLeather StrapsN/A
Journeyman's weapon repair kitWhetstone (Dwarven)N/ABottled WaterLeather ScrapsN/A
Master's weapon repair kitWhetstone (Gnomish)N/AAlchemical PasteLinenN/A

Witcher 3 Glyph Crafting list

If you like to use Signs to battle, then you're going to want to use Glyphs. Each one enhanced the power of the relevant sign, with Lesser Glyphs boosting the power by 2% and the Greater boosting them by 10%.

NameCostIng. 1Ing. 2Ing. 3Ing. 4
Lesser Glyph of Infusion99SilkPowdered PearlFeatherMonstrous Blood
Lesser Glyph of Aard239Lesser Glyph of InfusionSapphire DustInfused Dust
Greater Glyph of Aard717Lesser Glyph of Aard
Lesser Glyph of Axii254Lesser Glyph of InfusionEmerald DustInfused Dust
Greater Glyph of Axii762Lesser Glyph of Axii
Lesser Glyph of Igni204Lesser Glyph of InfusionAmber DustInfused Dust
Greater Glyph of Igni612Lesser Glyph of Igni
Lesser Glyph of Quen229Lesser Glyph of InfusionRuby DustInfused Dust
Greater Glyph of Quen687Lesser Glyph of Quen
Lesser Glyph of Yrden189Lesser Glyph of InfusionAmethyst DustInfused Dust
Greater Glyph of Yrden567Lesser Glyph of Yrden

Witcher 3 Runestone Crafting list

Where Glyphs boost the power of your signs, Runestones boost other combat relevant things like giving you a chance to inflict bleeding, or even deflect damage. They're incredibly useful and allow you to really fine-tune your build.

NameCostIngredient 1Ingredient 2Effect
Lesser Runestone95Black Pearl DustInfused DustN/A
Lesser Stribog Runestone155Lesser RunestoneAmethyst DustStagger (2%)
Greater Stribog Runestone465Lesser Stribog RunestoneN/AStagger (5%)
Lesser Dazhbog Runestone170Lesser RunestoneAmber DustBurning (2%)
Greater Dahzbog Runestone510Lesser Dazhbog RunestoneN/ABurning (5%)
Lesser Devana Runestone170Lesser RunestoneRuby DustBleed (2%)
Greater Devana Runestone510Lesser Devana RunestoneN/ABleed (5%)
Lesser Zoria Runestone195Lesser RunestoneSapphire DustFreeze (2%)
Greater Zoria Runestone615Lesser Zoria RunestoneN/AFreeze (5%)
Lesser Morana Runestone220Lesser RunestoneEmerald DustPoison (2%)
Greater Morana Runestone660Lesser Morana RunestoneN/APoison (5%)
Lesser Triglav Runestone245Lesser RunestoneDiamond DustConfuse (2%)
Greater Triglav Runestone735Lesser Triglav RunestoneN/AConfuse (5%)
Lesser Svarog Runestone110Lesser RunestoneMonstrous Saliva- Armour (10)
Greater Svarog Runestone330Lesser Svarog RunestoneN/A- Armour (30)
Lesser Veles Runestone110Lesser RunestoneMonstrous DustSpellpower (2%)
Greater Veles Runestone330Lesser Veles RunestoneN/ASpellpower (5%)
Lesser Perun Runestone110Lesser RunestoneMonstrous Brain+ Adrenaline (2%)
Greater Perun Runestone330Lesser Perun RunestoneN/A+ Adrenaline (5%)
Lesser Chernobog Runestone110Lesser RunestoneMonstrous EssenceDamage Reflect (2%)
Greater Chernobog Runestone330Lesser Chernobog RunestoneN/ADamage Reflect (5%)

Our Witcher 3 walkthrough and guide can help you with the main story, including the Wandering in the Dark and Family Matters missions, and eventually, one of several Witcher 3 endings. There's plenty of side content, too, including Witcher 3 Contracts, White Orchard quests, Velen quests, Novigrad quests and Skellige Isles quests. Elsewhere, learn about the best Witcher 3 builds, the best Witcher 3 mods, how to make money in Witcher 3, find Places of Power locations, and learn how to do Witcher 3 crafting and Witcher 3 Alchemy And when you're done with all those - we can help you through expansions with our Hearts of Stone walkthrough and Blood and Wine walkthrough.


Witcher 3 Crossbow Bolt Crafting list

While the basic bolts are infinite, you can also craft a number of specialised bolts for your crossbow. Each one of these does more damage or has a special effect. Crafting them will give your ranged attacks a significant upgrade.

NameIngredientsBonuses
Bait Bolt2 x Feather, 1 x Iron Ore, 2 x Fiber+8 Silver and Bludgeoning Damage
1 x Silver Ore
Blunt Crossbow Bolt2 x Feather, 1 x Iron Ore, 2 x Fiber+8 Silver and Bludgeoning Damage
1 x Silver Ore
Broadhead Bolt3 x Feather, 1 x Iron Ore, 2 x Fiber+8 Silver and Piercing Damage, Bleeding
1 x Silver Ore
Exploding Bolt1 x Monster Feather, 1 x Iron Ore, 2 x Hardened Timber+8 Silver and Piercing Damage, Bleeding
1 x Silver Ore, 1 x Zerrikanian Powder
Precision Bolt4 x Feather, 1 x Iron Ore, 2 x Timber+7 Armor Piercing, +20 Silver and Piercing Damage
1 x Silver Ore
Split Bolt4 x Feather, 1 x Iron Ore, 2 x TimberMultiple shots, +10 Silver and Piercing Damage
1 x Silver Ore
Tracking Bolt1 x Monster Feather, 3 Hardened Timber, 1 Iron oreSeeks targets, +5 Silver and +6 Piecring Damage, +100 Armour Piercing, +100% chance to cause bleeding
1 x Silver Ore

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