Artisan's Mettle and Spark of Ingenuity Guide for Dragonflight

Last updated on Nov 27, 2022 at 12:35 by Seksixeny 1 comment

On this page, you will discover what the critical Artisan's Mettle Icon Artisan's Mettle and Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity reagents do, and how to farm more of them for your end game crafts.

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Spark of Ingenuity Purpose and Farming in Dragonflight

The Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity is a rare reagent, which serves as a time gate to powerful combat crafting gear in Dragonflight with high item level up to 418 for maximum quality Concentrated Primal Infusion Icon Concentrated Primal Infusion infused items.

Concentrated Primal Infusion Icon Concentrated Primal Infusion can be created by mixing 150x Primal Chaos Icon Primal Chaos randomly found while doing any end game activity and x10 Concentrated Primal Focus Icon Concentrated Primal Focus which are obtained by killing Vault of the Incarnates Mythic bosses, doing Mythic+ keys at level 16 or above, and high rated PvP activity.

Maxing out Renown with a faction, Mythic+ keys in the 11-15 range, Heroic bosses, and moderate rating PvP activity will give Primal Focus Icon Primal Focus, which can be mixed with 100x Primal Chaos Icon Primal Chaos in order to create Primal Infusion Icon Primal Infusion which can be used to upgrade an item to item level 405 at maximum quality.

Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity, while rare, are easy to obtain. You get one upon the completion of the end game questline started with Jump-Start? Jump-Starting! in Valdrakken, which unlocks the Engine of Innovation. More sparks are awarded every 2 weeks as part of follow up quests in a slow but steady fashion, leading to the following schedule:

  1. 1st Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity from 28-11-2022 onwards, as soon as you reach maximum level and complete the Engine's introduction questline;
  2. 2nd Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity from 13-12-2022 onwards, with a quest unlocked with the start of Dragonflight Season 1;
  3. 3rd Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity from 27-12-2022 onwards, with another Engine quest unlock;
  4. 4th Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity from 10-01-2023 onwards, with yet another Engine quest unlock;
  5. 5th Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity from 24-01-2023 onwards, with the final Engine quest unlock;
  6. Further Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity creation is possible through the acquisition of Bottled Essence Icon Bottled Essence, which are rare drops from doing any activity after you finished the final quest of the Engine and acquired you 5th Spark.

It can safely be assumed that alts and characters that start Dragonflight late should be able to catch up to other players and get multiple Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity right away.

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Artisan's Mettle Purpose and Farming in Dragonflight

Artisan's Mettle Icon Artisan's Mettle is a rare reagent used for Recrafting and for high end profession crafts, most notably in the profession best in slot gear crafts, which require over 200 Mettle per craft!

If you are a crafter you can get some for free from Thomas Bright in The Artisan´s Market area of the capital of the Dragon Isles, in Valdrakken, after you complete the short introduction quest to crafting in Dragonflight. This handout is repeatable once per week.

You can also get some from the weekly quest Aiding the Accord in Valdrakken, which rewards a chest containing one Dragon Shard of Knowledge Icon Dragon Shard of Knowledge, which can be turned to Khadin, a centaur Master Artisan who resides in a cave just west of Maruukai, in the Ohn´aran Plains zone.

Besides the weekly, you can also obtain extra shards from completing the Crafting Order amount achievements for 100, 250, and 500 crafting orders completed (Dragon Isles Crafting Order Master Icon Dragon Isles Crafting Order Master).

The rest must be obtained from gaining profession knowledge points (5 Mettle per point gained) and First Craft bonuses, which are awarded every time you craft an item you have never crafted before. These will award a variable amount of Artisan's Mettle Icon Artisan's Mettle, going up to 10 depending on the item's rarity and recipe difficulty.

First Craft Bonus
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