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The second schematic acquired while graduating in the Smithy discipline.

Ingredients: Fine Hilt and GuardPure Ore

  • The fine hilt guard is purchased from armories.
  • Magnus can create Balanced Swords the moment you recruit him.
  • Pure Ore is the first schematic acquired while graduating in this discipline, can be purchased from Dwarven armories of the Wheel Clan and the armory in Caladon,
  • Pure Ore can also be found in the Bessie Toone Mine, where you encounter her ghost, after giving back mine' s property to one of her children.
  • One of the thugs attacking *someone* under the Sobbing Onion wields a Balanced Sword.


  • Slightly increases chance of critical failures for magical characters.

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