Gathering supplies and crafting items is a core pillar of the new MMO New World. One of the more important items that you will want to know how to craft is gunpowder as it is needed to use weapons such as the musket in the game. While the recipe is straightforward enough, there is an item that some players may have difficulty finding. Luckily, this guide is here to clear up any confusion. This guide will show you how to make gunpowder in New World.
How to Make Gunpowder in New World
The recipe for making gunpowder in New World is five charcoal, two flint, and one saltpeter. The first two items are easy to come across, or at least the items needed to make these items are. Charcoal is made by burning wood in a smelter, so head out chop down a few trees and then head back to your settlement and use a smelter to turn that wood into charcoal. Flint is a material that is in abundance in New World and you can be found simply laying on the ground or mined from boulders. The last item you need to find for gunpowder is the rarest one. To find yourself some saltpeter, you are going to need to look through the caves of Aetherum to find it. It is a raw material that has a distinctive look with white streaks going across it. Find one of these and you will be able to craft some gunpowder.
Once you have secured all of the supplies you need for making gunpowder, the last step is to actually craft the stuff. Do that, you will need to find yourself a workshop, here you will be able to select the gunpowder recipe and create it for use in the game’s firearms. And just like that, you have made yourself gunpowder in New World!
New World is available on PC.