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The history of Metallurgy begins with the earliest creations of the [[Seraph]], and carries on to the litany of forges operating out of Regalia today. Only in the last two hundred years have noted improvements and advances have been made to the craft of Metallurgy. While Seraph creations are rarely discovered and clearly superior to much modern made crafts, the other [[Races]] of [[Aloria]] went through ages dominated by [[Copper]], [[Bronze]], and [[Ferr-Iron]]. Various Races have developed unique techniques, such as Dwarves and Nelfin Races, and some have been lost to the wear and tear of time as Empires fell and rose in the wake of one another. Metallurgy becomes more advanced with each passing year, and certain techniques can have very unique and situational effects that make it a truly unique craft.  
The history of Metallurgy begins with the earliest creations of the Seraph, and carries on to the litany of forges operating out of Regalia today. Only in the last two hundred years have noted improvements and advances have been made to the craft of Metallurgy. While Seraph creations are rarely discovered and clearly superior to much modern made crafts, the other races of Aloria went through ages dominated by copper, bronze, and iron. Various races have developed unique techniques, such as Dwarves and Nelfin races, and some have been lost to the wear and tear of time as Empires fell and rose in the wake of one another. Metallurgy becomes more advanced with each passing year, and certain techniques can have very unique and situational effects that make it a truly unique craft.  
 
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
===Skyforges===
 
===Skyforges===
The earliest record of Metallurgy dates back to the Seraph Ruins littered around Aloria. Information concerning this long extinct race is scarce, but what has survived are the infamous “Skyforges” and Skysteel Weapons, Armor, and rarely Jewelry. Skysteel was uncovered by adventurers working out of Regalia in mid 302 AC, and this has made the properties of Skysteel largely unknown. What is known is that Skysteel exceeds the properties of Steel, Blacksteel, and elven metals such as Nightsilver, in terms of lightness, sharpness, and general effectiveness in combat. Skyforges, as they have come to be known, are particular Seraph ruins that house the metallurgy and finecraft works of the Seraph people. These Skyforges are always guarded by dangerous traps, magical entities, and likely much worse; before 306 AC, no adventurer had ever returned from a Seraph Ruin, and as such the corpses of travellers, adventurers, and lost cavern dwellers have been found in these Ruins. Information concerning the Skyforges are very scarce, but what few reports of them identify them as grand forges that still burn with lava and glorious white stone.
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The earliest record of Metallurgy dates back to the Seraph Ruins littered around Aloria. Information concerning this long extinct Race is scarce, but what has survived are the infamous “Skyforges” and Skysteel weapons, armor, and rarely jewelry. Skysteel was uncovered by adventurers working out of Regalia in mid 302 AC, and this has made the properties of Skysteel largely unknown. What is known is that Skysteel exceeds the properties of [[Steel]], [[Blacksteel]], and [[Elven]] metals such as [[Nightsilver]], in terms of lightness, sharpness, and general effectiveness in combat. Skyforges, as they have come to be known, are particular Seraph ruins that house the metallurgy and finecraft works of the Seraph people. These Skyforges are always guarded by dangerous traps, magical entities, and likely much worse; before 306 AC, no adventurer had ever returned from a Seraph Ruin, and as such the corpses of travelers, adventurers, and lost cavern dwellers have been found in these Ruins. Information concerning the Skyforges are very scarce, but what few reports of them identify them as grand forges that still burn with lava and glorious white stone.
 
 
 
===Altalar Forging===
 
===Altalar Forging===
The Altalar of the Darkening are the oldest known users of copper. The earliest method of copper smithing was to simply create clay molds and to cast heated copper into them, letting the mixture cool down and set into a shape. Eventually, iron forging was developed and Altalar started to imbue their metals with magic, leaving more simple materials like copper largely unused. Altalar mages started getting involved in the casting process to provide more powerful hammers and bellows, to create fires ever higher, and to strike the metal ever harder. Sometime during The Awakening, the Altalar developed Nightsilver. This was done through magically blessed and chemically altered metals that form a brilliantly shining metal. Light and flexible as silk but as tough as Steel, Nightsilver as an armor is unparalleled in its usability and effectiveness. As a weapon, Nightsilver is more used for aesthetic purposes, leaving a crystalline blue color that leaves behind a trail of gentle sparkes.  
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The Altalar of the Darkening are the oldest known users of copper. The earliest method of copper smithing was to simply create clay molds and to cast heated Copper into them, letting the mixture cool down and set into a shape. Eventually, Ferr-Iron forging was developed and Altalar started to imbue their metals with Magic, leaving more simple materials like Copper largely unused. Altalar mages started getting involved in the casting process to provide more powerful hammers and bellows, to create fires ever higher, and to strike the metal ever harder. Sometime during the Awakening, the Altalar developed Nightsilver. This was done through magically blessed and chemically altered metals that form a brilliantly shining metal. Light and flexible as silk but as tough as Steel, Nightsilver as an armor is unparalleled in its usability and effectiveness. As a weapon, Nightsilver is more used for aesthetic purposes, leaving a crystalline blue color that leaves behind a trail of gentle sparkes.  
 
 
 
===Dwarven Forging===
 
===Dwarven Forging===
The Dwarves had their own forging techniques based largely on the materials they themselves were mining far further down than the other races could. The Dwarves developed so called  
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The Dwarves had their own forging techniques based largely on the materials they themselves were mining far further down than the other Races could. The Dwarves developed so-called “Braänna Crucibles”, where a constant flow of lava was used to superheat an ever-shifting firestone slab. Braänna Crucibles were capable of purifying greater quantities of impurities from ore, thus resulting in more pure materials. Their [[Gold]] was more radiant and their iron more durable. They were also able to purify Steel to such an extent that Metalitra, a stronger Dwarvenf forged metal, could be produced. The holds with Braänna Crucibles were lost over many centuries, though in more recent years, the Braänna Crucibles have been fired up once more by dwarven hands.
“Braänna Crucibles”, where a constant flow of lava was used to superheat an ever-shifting firestone slab. Braänna Crucibles were capable of purifying greater quantities of impurities from ore, thus resulting in more pure materials. Their gold was more radiant and their iron more durable. They were also able to purify steel to such an extent that Metalitra, a stronger dwarvenf forged metal, could be produced. The holds with Braänna Crucibles were lost over many centuries, though in more recent years, the Braänna Crucibles have been fired up once more by dwarven hands.
 
 
 
 
===Ailor Forging===
 
===Ailor Forging===
The one hundred years after the Cataclysm saw mostly the century of recycling. Ailor and Altalar alike reused weapons dating back to the ancient civilizations or simply smelted iron objects or furniture that the Altalar had made into crude weapons. Around 120 AC, an acute shortage of usable non-rusted weapons caused the Ailor in particular to find new methods of casting. Dwarven refugees from Ellador interacted with Ailor for the first time in great numbers, thus exchanging knowledge on casting. Ailor would come to develop the Blast Furnace based on the old Dwarven Braännaa Crucible design. The Blast Furnace allowed cleaner production practices, as well as production on a much larger scale of metal ingots. However, their purifying capabilities meant Ailor were temporarily unable to forge a metal on par with the Metalitra of the Dwarves. With this surplus of production however, steel and ferr-iron ingots could then be sold through to smithies and and various craftsmen across Aloria. The separation of ingot forging and the actual craft allowed craftsmen to move towards urbanized areas as opposed to close to mining settlements. This gave rise to the craftsmen guilds all across the various nations of Aloria.  
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The one hundred years after the [[Cataclysm]] saw mostly the century of recycling. [[Ailor]] and Altalar alike reused weapons dating back to the ancient civilizations or simply smelted iron objects or furniture that the Altalar had made into crude weapons. Around 120 AC, an acute shortage of usable non-rusted weapons caused the Ailor in particular to find new methods of casting. Ailor would come to develop the Blast Furnace based on the old Dwarven Braännaa Crucible design after the work of Chancellors Tarnan and Sarvan Kade made first proper contact with the then enigmatic Race. The Blast Furnace allowed cleaner production practices, as well as production on a much larger scale of metal ingots. However, their purifying capabilities meant Ailor were temporarily unable to forge a metal on par with the [[Metalitra]] of the Dwarves. With this surplus of production, however, Steel and Ferr-Iron ingots could then be sold through to smithies and various craftsmen across Aloria. The separation of ingot forging and the actual craft allowed craftsmen to move towards urbanized areas as opposed to close to mining settlements. This gave rise to the craftsmen guilds all across the various nations of Aloria.  
  
 
Sometime later, the Regalian Empire first produced Blacksteel. In 275 AC, Black Iron was experimented on by Regalian forges. Various smiths across the Empire created an alloy of Steel and crushed Black Iron in a so called “Howling Forge”, which was capable of superheating Black Iron and creating a darkened alloy known as Blacksteel.
 
Sometime later, the Regalian Empire first produced Blacksteel. In 275 AC, Black Iron was experimented on by Regalian forges. Various smiths across the Empire created an alloy of Steel and crushed Black Iron in a so called “Howling Forge”, which was capable of superheating Black Iron and creating a darkened alloy known as Blacksteel.
  
== Other techniques ==
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==Other Techniques==
Various other forging techniques have existed consistently throughout the centuries. The Orcs have a very crude method of Black Forging in which they use copious amounts of coal and uncontrollable fires sparked by gunpowder to forge large quantities of pig iron. This results in the infamous Black Iron, a crude and almost charcoal black ugly iron used to produce terrifying weapons that resemble butchering equipment more than weapons. When heated to a certain temperature, the Nelfinite would turn cyan and then start losing its color rapidly.
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Various other forging techniques have existed consistently throughout the centuries. The Orcs have a very crude method of Black Forging in which they use copious amounts of coal and uncontrollable fires sparked by gunpowder to forge large quantities of pig iron. This results in the infamous Black Iron, a crude and almost charcoal black ugly iron used to produce terrifying weapons that resemble butchering equipment more than weapons.
 
 
 
 
== Famous Smiths ==
 
The world knows various Famous Smiths which among the forgers and casters are called Paragons of the Hammer. Only very few Paragons have ever existed on Aloria, and most of them are already deceased.The Paragons are revered almost like deities among the smithing guilds in the hopes that one day they too will be blessed with such skill.
 
* '''Massare del Anhaleras''', the only famous female Smith, was the best goldsmith the world had ever seen. Born in 211 AC in northern Ithania, she developed a fine forging technique called Soldère de Beautee. This technique allowed her to forge golden items with external decorations which were forged separately without ugly attachment wires or melting points thus keeping the decorations intact. She eventually made her final masterpiece, the Regalian Imperial crown, which is never worn, but exquisite in its beauty anyway. Rumor has it the then Emperor Justinian I had her murdered when the crown was complete so she could never produce another marvel again, though her techniques lived on and are practiced by experts in the [[Fineceaft Arts]]
 
* '''Marcus of Overstagerlion''', born to a Dwarven father and Ailor mother, , Marcus had a keen interest in forging since his father introduced him to the dwarven smithies. Marcus managed to sneak into a Dwarven hold when he was young to acquire a tome of forgotten knowledge from an abandoned hold which allowed him to produce weapons of exquisite bendable properties, yet retaining the strength of any metal. He became world famous as his weapons became desired across the seas, popularly called the Overstaggions. Unfortunately, Marcus was on a mission to gather materials for the King of Nordskag when he came into contact with Manicite. He thought nothing of the material and simply put it in his bag. When he came home several weeks later he had completely lost his mind and was delusional. Marcus is still alive to this day, but spends his days at a caretaker house in Regalia in the hopes his destroyed mind will ever recover the secrets that went with it.
 
* '''Hammerdrond Fedhalland''', was an old Dwarven forger who managed to develop String Forging which allowed him to create exquisite instruments of bronze and copper far beyond the capabilities of the other smiths, making and creating trumpets. Hammerdrond produced instruments with pure sounds, bellowing noises and shimmering beauty. Hammerdrond’s instruments became famous surface side, but his future career was cut short when he turned up dead in his recluse home in southern Ellador. Only twelve Hammerdrond instruments exist in the world present day, some of which are in the Regalian Empire as part of the Imperial collection, while others are possessed by various individuals.  
 
  
== Cannon Forging ==
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==Famous Smiths==
Cannon Forging is a relatively new technique since the Dwarves shared their cannon forging discovery with the Humans. Cannon forging is an incredibly slow process that requires many forge aids to force a large amount of hot rings over a metal tube to slowly hammer the cannon into shape. Various cast objects are then forged onto the whole assembly, thus making forging a proper cannon cost almost a full month. Regalia is the first and only state with extensive cannon forges, forges specifically dedicated to just making cannons for the Imperial fleet. The technique of cannon forging is inherently flawed, producing cannons that are fairly malfunctioned, causing the job of cannoneering to be a dangerous one. In recent years however, the principle of advanced metallurgy and in particular the idea of metal cast molding has started picking up. With this new technique being developed, bombards can already be produced within the span of a few days, but the technique has yet to be tested on cannons or indeed any other metal material.
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The world knows various Famous Smiths which among the forgers and casters are called Paragons of the Hammer. Only very few Paragons have ever existed on Aloria, and most of them are already deceased. The Paragons are revered almost like deities among the smithing guilds in the hopes that one day they too will be blessed with such skill.
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* '''Massare del Anhaleras''', the only famous female Smith, was the best goldsmith the world had ever seen. Born in 211 AC in northern [[Ithania]], she developed a fine forging technique called Soldère de Beautee. This technique allowed her to forge golden items with external decorations which were forged separately without ugly attachment wires or melting points thus keeping the decorations intact. She eventually made her final masterpiece, the Regalian Imperial crown, which is never worn, but exquisite in its beauty anyway. Rumor has it the then Emperor [[Justinian I]] had her murdered when the crown was complete so she could never produce another marvel again, though her techniques lived on and are practiced by experts in the [[Fineceaft Arts]]
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* '''Marcus of Overstagerlion''', born to a Dwarven father and Ailor mother, Marcus had a keen interest in forging since his father introduced him to the Dwarven smithies. Marcus managed to sneak into a Dwarven Hold when he was young to acquire a tome of forgotten knowledge from an abandoned hold which allowed him to produce weapons of exquisite bendable properties, yet retaining the strength of any metal. He became world famous as his weapons became desired across the seas, popularly called the Overstaggions. Unfortunately, Marcus was on a mission to gather materials for the King of [[Nordskag]] but he never returned. His abode and forge is maintained by a half-sister.
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* '''Hammerdrond Fedhalland''', was an old Dwarven forger who managed to develop String Forging which allowed him to create exquisite instruments of Bronze and Copper far beyond the capabilities of the other smiths, making and creating trumpets. Hammerdrond produced instruments with pure sounds, bellowing noises and shimmering beauty. Hammerdrond’s instruments became famous surface side, but his future career was cut short when he turned up dead in his recluse home in southern Ellador. Only twelve Hammerdrond instruments exist in the world present day, some of which are in the Regalian Empire as part of the Imperial collection, while others are possessed by various individuals.
  
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==Cannon Forging==
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Cannon Forging is a relatively new technique since the Dwarves shared their cannon forging discovery with the Humans. Cannon forging is an incredibly slow process that requires many forge aids to force a large amount of hot rings over a metal tube to slowly hammer the cannon into shape. Various cast objects are then forged onto the whole assembly, thus making forging a proper cannon cost almost a full month. Regalia is the first and only state with extensive cannon forges, forges specifically dedicated to just making cannons for the Imperial fleet. The technique of cannon forging is inherently flawed, producing cannons that are fairly malfunctioned, causing the job of cannoneering to be a dangerous one. In recent years, however, the principle of advanced metallurgy and in particular the idea of metal cast molding has started picking up. With this new technique being developed, bombards can already be produced within the span of a few days, but the technique has yet to be tested on cannons or indeed any other metal material.
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*A pure metal ingot is often more expensive than the finished product, despite the fact that work goes into processing the object. Mining minerals tend to be fairly uncommon on the market because the various Regalian noble houses have started squeezing down the private markets and monopolizing trade of their national mining produce with intricate and complex rules.
 
*A pure metal ingot is often more expensive than the finished product, despite the fact that work goes into processing the object. Mining minerals tend to be fairly uncommon on the market because the various Regalian noble houses have started squeezing down the private markets and monopolizing trade of their national mining produce with intricate and complex rules.
 
*Metallurgy and Finecraft techniques are constantly in development by the many competing Empires of the current day, and groups interested in advancing the technology are often in high demand by the State Government of each Empire.
 
*Metallurgy and Finecraft techniques are constantly in development by the many competing Empires of the current day, and groups interested in advancing the technology are often in high demand by the State Government of each Empire.
 
 
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Latest revision as of 00:23, 15 August 2019

Metallurgy
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Technology
Invented by Seraph
Used by All Races
Common uses

Weapons, Armor, Tools, Etc.

  • Creation of Weapons, Armor, Tools, Etc.
  • Reforging and Repairing of the above.
Proficiency Varies

The history of Metallurgy begins with the earliest creations of the Seraph, and carries on to the litany of forges operating out of Regalia today. Only in the last two hundred years have noted improvements and advances have been made to the craft of Metallurgy. While Seraph creations are rarely discovered and clearly superior to much modern made crafts, the other Races of Aloria went through ages dominated by Copper, Bronze, and Ferr-Iron. Various Races have developed unique techniques, such as Dwarves and Nelfin Races, and some have been lost to the wear and tear of time as Empires fell and rose in the wake of one another. Metallurgy becomes more advanced with each passing year, and certain techniques can have very unique and situational effects that make it a truly unique craft.

History

Skyforges

The earliest record of Metallurgy dates back to the Seraph Ruins littered around Aloria. Information concerning this long extinct Race is scarce, but what has survived are the infamous “Skyforges” and Skysteel weapons, armor, and rarely jewelry. Skysteel was uncovered by adventurers working out of Regalia in mid 302 AC, and this has made the properties of Skysteel largely unknown. What is known is that Skysteel exceeds the properties of Steel, Blacksteel, and Elven metals such as Nightsilver, in terms of lightness, sharpness, and general effectiveness in combat. Skyforges, as they have come to be known, are particular Seraph ruins that house the metallurgy and finecraft works of the Seraph people. These Skyforges are always guarded by dangerous traps, magical entities, and likely much worse; before 306 AC, no adventurer had ever returned from a Seraph Ruin, and as such the corpses of travelers, adventurers, and lost cavern dwellers have been found in these Ruins. Information concerning the Skyforges are very scarce, but what few reports of them identify them as grand forges that still burn with lava and glorious white stone.

Altalar Forging

The Altalar of the Darkening are the oldest known users of copper. The earliest method of copper smithing was to simply create clay molds and to cast heated Copper into them, letting the mixture cool down and set into a shape. Eventually, Ferr-Iron forging was developed and Altalar started to imbue their metals with Magic, leaving more simple materials like Copper largely unused. Altalar mages started getting involved in the casting process to provide more powerful hammers and bellows, to create fires ever higher, and to strike the metal ever harder. Sometime during the Awakening, the Altalar developed Nightsilver. This was done through magically blessed and chemically altered metals that form a brilliantly shining metal. Light and flexible as silk but as tough as Steel, Nightsilver as an armor is unparalleled in its usability and effectiveness. As a weapon, Nightsilver is more used for aesthetic purposes, leaving a crystalline blue color that leaves behind a trail of gentle sparkes.

Dwarven Forging

The Dwarves had their own forging techniques based largely on the materials they themselves were mining far further down than the other Races could. The Dwarves developed so-called “Braänna Crucibles”, where a constant flow of lava was used to superheat an ever-shifting firestone slab. Braänna Crucibles were capable of purifying greater quantities of impurities from ore, thus resulting in more pure materials. Their Gold was more radiant and their iron more durable. They were also able to purify Steel to such an extent that Metalitra, a stronger Dwarvenf forged metal, could be produced. The holds with Braänna Crucibles were lost over many centuries, though in more recent years, the Braänna Crucibles have been fired up once more by dwarven hands.

Ailor Forging

The one hundred years after the Cataclysm saw mostly the century of recycling. Ailor and Altalar alike reused weapons dating back to the ancient civilizations or simply smelted iron objects or furniture that the Altalar had made into crude weapons. Around 120 AC, an acute shortage of usable non-rusted weapons caused the Ailor in particular to find new methods of casting. Ailor would come to develop the Blast Furnace based on the old Dwarven Braännaa Crucible design after the work of Chancellors Tarnan and Sarvan Kade made first proper contact with the then enigmatic Race. The Blast Furnace allowed cleaner production practices, as well as production on a much larger scale of metal ingots. However, their purifying capabilities meant Ailor were temporarily unable to forge a metal on par with the Metalitra of the Dwarves. With this surplus of production, however, Steel and Ferr-Iron ingots could then be sold through to smithies and various craftsmen across Aloria. The separation of ingot forging and the actual craft allowed craftsmen to move towards urbanized areas as opposed to close to mining settlements. This gave rise to the craftsmen guilds all across the various nations of Aloria.

Sometime later, the Regalian Empire first produced Blacksteel. In 275 AC, Black Iron was experimented on by Regalian forges. Various smiths across the Empire created an alloy of Steel and crushed Black Iron in a so called “Howling Forge”, which was capable of superheating Black Iron and creating a darkened alloy known as Blacksteel.

Other Techniques

Various other forging techniques have existed consistently throughout the centuries. The Orcs have a very crude method of Black Forging in which they use copious amounts of coal and uncontrollable fires sparked by gunpowder to forge large quantities of pig iron. This results in the infamous Black Iron, a crude and almost charcoal black ugly iron used to produce terrifying weapons that resemble butchering equipment more than weapons.

Famous Smiths

The world knows various Famous Smiths which among the forgers and casters are called Paragons of the Hammer. Only very few Paragons have ever existed on Aloria, and most of them are already deceased. The Paragons are revered almost like deities among the smithing guilds in the hopes that one day they too will be blessed with such skill.

  • Massare del Anhaleras, the only famous female Smith, was the best goldsmith the world had ever seen. Born in 211 AC in northern Ithania, she developed a fine forging technique called Soldère de Beautee. This technique allowed her to forge golden items with external decorations which were forged separately without ugly attachment wires or melting points thus keeping the decorations intact. She eventually made her final masterpiece, the Regalian Imperial crown, which is never worn, but exquisite in its beauty anyway. Rumor has it the then Emperor Justinian I had her murdered when the crown was complete so she could never produce another marvel again, though her techniques lived on and are practiced by experts in the Fineceaft Arts
  • Marcus of Overstagerlion, born to a Dwarven father and Ailor mother, Marcus had a keen interest in forging since his father introduced him to the Dwarven smithies. Marcus managed to sneak into a Dwarven Hold when he was young to acquire a tome of forgotten knowledge from an abandoned hold which allowed him to produce weapons of exquisite bendable properties, yet retaining the strength of any metal. He became world famous as his weapons became desired across the seas, popularly called the Overstaggions. Unfortunately, Marcus was on a mission to gather materials for the King of Nordskag but he never returned. His abode and forge is maintained by a half-sister.
  • Hammerdrond Fedhalland, was an old Dwarven forger who managed to develop String Forging which allowed him to create exquisite instruments of Bronze and Copper far beyond the capabilities of the other smiths, making and creating trumpets. Hammerdrond produced instruments with pure sounds, bellowing noises and shimmering beauty. Hammerdrond’s instruments became famous surface side, but his future career was cut short when he turned up dead in his recluse home in southern Ellador. Only twelve Hammerdrond instruments exist in the world present day, some of which are in the Regalian Empire as part of the Imperial collection, while others are possessed by various individuals.

Cannon Forging

Cannon Forging is a relatively new technique since the Dwarves shared their cannon forging discovery with the Humans. Cannon forging is an incredibly slow process that requires many forge aids to force a large amount of hot rings over a metal tube to slowly hammer the cannon into shape. Various cast objects are then forged onto the whole assembly, thus making forging a proper cannon cost almost a full month. Regalia is the first and only state with extensive cannon forges, forges specifically dedicated to just making cannons for the Imperial fleet. The technique of cannon forging is inherently flawed, producing cannons that are fairly malfunctioned, causing the job of cannoneering to be a dangerous one. In recent years, however, the principle of advanced metallurgy and in particular the idea of metal cast molding has started picking up. With this new technique being developed, bombards can already be produced within the span of a few days, but the technique has yet to be tested on cannons or indeed any other metal material.

Trivia

  • A pure metal ingot is often more expensive than the finished product, despite the fact that work goes into processing the object. Mining minerals tend to be fairly uncommon on the market because the various Regalian noble houses have started squeezing down the private markets and monopolizing trade of their national mining produce with intricate and complex rules.
  • Metallurgy and Finecraft techniques are constantly in development by the many competing Empires of the current day, and groups interested in advancing the technology are often in high demand by the State Government of each Empire.

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Writers LumosJared
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Last Editor HydraLana on 08/15/2019.

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