Goldsmith

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Introduction

Goldsmiths work precious metals and stones into a multitude of accessories that appeal to the Eorzean aesthetic. Their wide-ranging finery, painstakingly fashioned from delicate metals and gemstones, can be see adorning the ears, fingers, and necks of the distinguished everywhere.
Ul'dahn goldsmiths always have a ready supply of raw materials, owing to the vast mineral resources of Thanalan. Due to the high value of these resources, however, most artisans also make it their business to stay abreast of market trends.

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Goldsmith frame icon.png Goldsmiths (GSM) are Disciples of the Hand that use metals and gems to create accessories such as rings, earrings and necklaces for every class in the game. They are also capable of crafting various weapons and equipment, such as staves for Black Mages, hora for Monks, needles for Weavers, and much more.

General Information

Guild

Any player with at least one level 10 Disciple of War or Magic is eligible to become a Goldsmith. The Goldsmiths' Guild is located in Ul'dah. Speak with the receptionist to start the first quest.

Tools

See also: List of Goldsmith Primary Tools
See also: List of Goldsmith Secondary Tools

Goldsmiths utilize various hammers as their primary tool and grinding wheels as their secondary tool. Hammers are crafted by Blacksmiths, while grinding wheels are crafted by Carpenters.

Quests

Goldsmith Class Quests

Main Article: Goldsmith Quests

Crystarium Deliveries: The Facet of Forging (Shadowbringers)

Main Article: Crystarium Deliveries#The Facet of Forging

Studium Deliveries: Faculty of Archaeology (Endwalker)

Main Article: Studium Deliveries#Faculty of Archaeology

Levequests

Main Article: Goldsmith Levequests

Actions

Main Article: Goldsmith Actions

Regular actions

Action Quest requirement Level CP Description
Basic Synthesis (goldsmith).png  Basic Synthesis 1 0 Increases progress.
Efficiency: 120%
Success Rate: 100%
Basic Touch (goldsmith).png  Basic Touch 5 18 Increases quality.
Efficiency: 100%
Success Rate: 100%
Master's Mend.png  Master's Mend 7 88 Restores item durability by 30.
Hasty Touch.png  Hasty Touch 9 30 Increases quality and requires no CP.
Efficiency: 100%
Success Rate: 60%
Rapid Synthesis.png  Rapid Synthesis 9 0 Increases progress.
Efficiency: 500%
Success Rate: 50%
Observe.png  Observe 13 7 Do nothing for one step.
Tricks of the Trade.png  Tricks of the Trade 13 0 Restores 20 CP.
Can only be used when material status is "Good" or "Excellent".
Waste not new icon.png  Waste Not 15 56 Reduces loss of durability by 50% for the next four steps.
Veneration DoH ability.png  Veneration 15 18 Increases efficiency of Synthesis actions by 50% for the next four steps.
Standard Touch (goldsmith).png  Standard Touch 18 32 Increases quality.
Efficiency: 125%
Success Rate: 100%
Combo action: Basic Touch
Combo bonus: CP cost reduced to 18
Great Strides.png  Great Strides 21 32 Increases the efficiency of next Touch action by 100%.
Effect active for three steps.
Innovation.png  Innovation 26 18 Increases efficiency of Touch actions by 50% for the next four steps.
Final Appraisal.png  Final Appraisal 42 1 The next action that would complete item synthesis will instead leave one progress point remaining.
Effect active for five steps.
Waste not ii new icon.png  Waste Not II 47 98 Reduces loss of durability by 50% for the next eight steps.
Byregot's Blessing.png  Byregot's Blessing 50 24 Increases quality. Inner Quiet effect ends upon use.
Efficiency: 100% plus 20% for each count of your Inner Quiet stack, up to a maximum of 300%
Success Rate: 100%
Requires at least one stack of Inner Quiet.
Precise Touch (goldsmith).png  Precise Touch 53 18 Increases quality.
Additional Effect: Increases Inner Quiet stack by one (up to 10)
Efficiency: 150%
Success Rate: 100%
Available only when material condition is Good or Excellent.
Muscle Memory.png  Muscle Memory 54 6 Increases progress.
Efficiency: 300%
Success Rate: 100%
Additional Effect: Efficiency of your next Synthesis action is increased by 100%
Available only on the first step.
Additional effect is active for five steps.
Careful Synthesis.png  Careful Synthesis 62 7 Increases progress.
Efficiency: 180%
Success Rate: 100%
Manipulation.png  Manipulation 1Quest: Manipulation unlock quests 65 96 Restores 5 points of durability after each step for the next eight steps.
Prudent Touch (goldsmith).png  Prudent Touch 66 25 Increases quality at half the durability cost.
Efficiency: 100%
Success Rate: 100%
Unavailable when Waste Not or Waste Not II are active.
Focused Synthesis (goldsmith).png  Focused Synthesis 67 5 Increases progress.
Efficiency: 200%
Success Rate: 50%
Combo Action: Observe
Combo Bonus: Increases success rate to 100%
Focused Touch (goldsmith).png  Focused Touch 68 18 Increases quality.
Efficiency: 150%
Success Rate: 50%
Combo Action: Observe
Combo Bonus: Increases success rate to 100%
Reflect DoH.png  Reflect 69 6 Increases quality.
Efficiency: 100%
Success Rate: 100%
Additional Effect: Increases Inner Quiet stack by one (up to 10)
Availabe only on the first step.
Preparatory Touch (goldsmith).png  Preparatory Touch 71 40 Increases quality at greater cost to durability.
Additional Effect: Increases Inner Quiet stack by one (up to 10)
Efficiency: 200%
Success Rate: 100%
Durability Cost: 20
Groundwork GSM.png  Groundwork 72 18 Increases progress at greater cost to durability.
Efficiency decreases by half when durability is below durability cost.

Efficiency: 360%
Success Rate: 100%
Durability Cost: 20
Delicate Synthesis (goldsmith).png  Delicate Synthesis 76 32 Increases both progress and quality.
Efficiency: 100%
Success Rate: 100%
Intensive Synthesis (goldsmith).png  Intensive Synthesis 78 6 Increases progress.
Efficiency: 400%
Success Rate: 100%
Available only when material condition is Good or Excellent.
Trained Eye.png  Trained Eye 80 250 Increases quality by 100%.
Available only on the first step. Recipe level must be at least 10 levels below yours. Cannot be used with expert crafting recipes.
Advanced Touch (goldsmith).png  Advanced Touch 84 46 Increases quality.
Efficiency: 150%
Success Rate: 100%
Combo action: Standard Touch
Combo bonus: CP cost reduced to 18
Prudent synthesis (goldsmith) icon1.png  Prudent Synthesis 88 18 Increases progress at half the durability cost.
Efficiency: 180%
Success Rate: 100%
Unavailable when Waste Not or Waste Not II is active.
Trained Finesse.png  Trained Finesse 90 32 Increases quality at no cost to durability.
Efficiency: 100%
Success Rate: 100%
Available only when Inner Quiet stack size is 10.

Specialist actions

Action Quest requirement Level CP Description
Careful observation specialist.png  Careful Observation 1Quest: Beloved of the Builder 55 0 Do nothing for one step, preserving the status of any actions presently in effect.
A crafter's delineation is used upon execution.
Can only be used up to three times per synthesis.
This action does not increase step count.
Heart and soul icon1.png  Heart and Soul 1Quest: Beloved of the Builder 86 0 Allows the execution of Precise Touch, Intensive Synthesis, or Tricks of the Trade regardless of material condition.

Effect ends if the aforementioned actions are executed when material condition is not "Good" or "Excellent".
A crafter's delineation is used upon execution.
Can only be used once per synthesis.
This action does not increase step count.

Traits

Main Article: Goldsmith Traits
Trait Acquired Quest requirement Level Effect
Inner Quiet trait.png  Inner Quiet Culinarian frame icon.png CUL
Alchemist frame icon.png ALC
Weaver frame icon.png WVR
Leatherworker frame icon.png LTW
Goldsmith frame icon.png GSM
Armorer frame icon.png ARM
Blacksmith frame icon.png BSM
Carpenter frame icon.png CRP
11 Gain a stack of Inner Quiet with every increase in quality, up to a maximum of 10. Grants a 10% bonus to the efficiency of Touch actions for each stack.
Practice Makes Perfect trait.png  Practice Makes Perfect Culinarian frame icon.png CUL
Alchemist frame icon.png ALC
Weaver frame icon.png WVR
Leatherworker frame icon.png LTW
Goldsmith frame icon.png GSM
Armorer frame icon.png ARM
Blacksmith frame icon.png BSM
Carpenter frame icon.png CRP
15 Allows you to execute trial synthesis.
Basic Synthesis Mastery (Goldsmith).png  Basic Synthesis Mastery Goldsmith frame icon.png GSM 31 Efficiency is increased to 120%
Quality Assurance.png  Quality Assurance Culinarian frame icon.png CUL
Alchemist frame icon.png ALC
Weaver frame icon.png WVR
Leatherworker frame icon.png LTW
Goldsmith frame icon.png GSM
Armorer frame icon.png ARM
Blacksmith frame icon.png BSM
Carpenter frame icon.png CRP
1Quest: Quality Assurance unlock quests 63 Slightly increases chances of material condition becoming good.
Rapid synthesis mastery.png  Rapid Synthesis Mastery Culinarian frame icon.png CUL
Alchemist frame icon.png ALC
Weaver frame icon.png WVR
Leatherworker frame icon.png LTW
Goldsmith frame icon.png GSM
Armorer frame icon.png ARM
Blacksmith frame icon.png BSM
Carpenter frame icon.png CRP
63 Efficiency is increased to 500%
Careful Synthesis Mastery.png  Careful Synthesis Mastery Culinarian frame icon.png CUL
Alchemist frame icon.png ALC
Weaver frame icon.png WVR
Leatherworker frame icon.png LTW
Goldsmith frame icon.png GSM
Armorer frame icon.png ARM
Blacksmith frame icon.png BSM
Carpenter frame icon.png CRP
82 Efficiency is increased to 180%.
Groundwork mastery (goldsmith) icon1.png  Groundwork Mastery Goldsmith frame icon.png GSM 86 Efficiency is increased to 360%.

Recipes

Main Article: Goldsmith Recipes
Level 1 - 9 Level 10 - 19 Level 20 - 29 Level 30 - 39
Level 40 - 49 Level 50 Level 51 - 59 Level 60
Level 61 - 69 Level 70 Level 71 - 79 Level 80
Level 81 - 89 Level 90 Level 91 - 99 Level 100

Achievements

Main article: Goldsmith Achievements

This class is associated with the following achievements:

Name Points Task Reward Patch
Heart of gold i icon1.png  Heart of Gold I 5 Achieve goldsmith level 10. - 2.0
Heart of gold ii icon1.png  Heart of Gold II 5 Achieve goldsmith level 20. - 2.0
Heart of gold iii icon1.png  Heart of Gold III 5 Achieve goldsmith level 30. - 2.0
Heart of gold iv icon1.png  Heart of Gold IV 5 Achieve goldsmith level 40. - 2.0
Heart of gold v icon1.png  Heart of Gold V 5 Achieve goldsmith level 50. - 2.0
Heart of gold vi icon1.png  Heart of Gold VI 5 Achieve goldsmith level 60. - 3.0
Heart of gold vii icon1.png  Heart of Gold VII 5 Achieve goldsmith level 70. - 4.0
Heart of gold viii icon1.png  Heart of Gold VIII 5 Achieve goldsmith level 80. - 5.0
Heart of gold ix icon1.png  Heart of Gold IX 5 Achieve goldsmith level 90. - 6.0
Cutting the carats amateur icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Amateur 5 Successfully synthesize 50 times for level 1-10 goldsmithing recipes. - 2.0
Cutting the carats initiate icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Initiate 5 Successfully synthesize 300 times for level 11-20 goldsmithing recipes. - 2.0
Cutting the carats apprentice icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Apprentice 5 Successfully synthesize 750 times for level 21-30 goldsmithing recipes. - 2.0
Cutting the carats journeyman icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Journeyman 5 Successfully synthesize 1,500 times for level 31-40 goldsmithing recipes. - 2.0
Cutting the carats artisan icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Artisan 10 Successfully synthesize 3,000 times for level 41-50 goldsmithing recipes. Achievement title icon.png Of the Golden Leaf 2.0
A goldsmith's life for me icon1.png  A Goldsmith's Life for Me 30 Obtain the first five “Cutting the Carats” achievements. Gavel of the luminary icon1.png  Gavel of the Luminary 2.0
Cutting the carats adept icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Adept 10 Successfully synthesize 1,000 times for level 51-60 goldsmithing recipes. - 3.0
Cutting the carats veteran icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Veteran 10 Successfully synthesize 1,000 times for level 61-70 goldsmithing recipes. - 4.0
Cutting the carats master icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Master 10 Successfully synthesize 1,000 times for level 71-80 goldsmithing recipes. - 5.0
Cutting the carats genius icon1.png  Cutting the Carats: Genius 10 Successfully synthesize 1,000 times for level 81-90 goldsmithing recipes. - 6.0
I made that goldsmith i icon1.png  I Made That: Goldsmith I 5 Craft and record completion of 60 unique goldsmith recipes. - 2.1
I made that goldsmith ii icon1.png  I Made That: Goldsmith II 5 Craft and record completion of 130 unique goldsmith recipes. - 2.1
I made that goldsmith iii icon1.png  I Made That: Goldsmith III 10 Craft and record completion of 270 unique goldsmith recipes. Master goldsmiths ring icon1.png  Master Goldsmith's Ring 2.1
I made that goldsmith iv icon1.png  I Made That: Goldsmith IV 10 Craft and record completion of 380 unique goldsmith recipes. - 3.0
I made that goldsmith v icon1.png  I Made That: Goldsmith V 10 Craft and record completion of 550 unique goldsmith recipes. Blessed gemkeeps mallet icon1.png  Blessed Gemkeep's Mallet 3.5
I made that goldsmith vi icon1.png  I Made That: Goldsmith VI 10 Craft and record completion of 730 unique goldsmith recipes. Blessed gemkings mallet icon1.png  Blessed Gemking's Mallet 4.5
An eye for detail goldsmith i icon1.png  An Eye for Detail: Goldsmith I 5 Craft 100 high-quality items as a goldsmith. - 2.1
An eye for detail goldsmith ii icon1.png  An Eye for Detail: Goldsmith II 5 Craft 500 high-quality items as a goldsmith. - 2.1
An eye for detail goldsmith iii icon1.png  An Eye for Detail: Goldsmith III 10 Craft 3,000 high-quality items as a goldsmith. - 2.1
An eye for detail goldsmith iv icon1.png  An Eye for Detail: Goldsmith IV 10 Craft 5,000 high-quality items as a goldsmith. - 3.0
An eye for detail goldsmith v icon1.png  An Eye for Detail: Goldsmith V 10 Craft 10,000 high-quality items as a goldsmith. Achievement title icon.png Master Goldsmith 3.0
Skyward gemstone i icon1.png  Skyward Gemstone I 5 Earn 50,000 points toward your skyward score as a goldsmith. - 5.25
Skyward gemstone ii icon1.png  Skyward Gemstone II 5 Earn 150,000 points toward your skyward score as a goldsmith. - 5.25
Skyward gemstone iii icon1.png  Skyward Gemstone III 10 Earn 500,000 points toward your skyward score as a goldsmith. Achievement title icon.png Jewel of the Firmament 5.25
The height of gemcraft icon1.png  The Height of Gemcraft 10 As a goldsmith, craft and submit 100 expert recipe items for the second phase of the Ishgardian restoration. Achievement title icon.png The Nest's Own Goldsmith 5.25
Goldsmiths of a feather icon1.png  Goldsmiths of a Feather 10 As a goldsmith, craft and submit 100 expert recipe items for the third phase of the Ishgardian restoration. Achievement title icon.png Featherfall's Finest Goldsmith 5.5
An ode to gemcraft icon1.png  An Ode to Gemcraft 10 As a goldsmith, craft and submit 100 expert recipe items for the fourth phase of the Ishgardian restoration. Achievement title icon.png The Risensung Goldsmith 5.41
Retooled resplendent gemfiend's mallet icon1.png  Retooled: Resplendent Gemfiend's Mallet 10 Obtain a resplendent gemfiend's mallet. - 5.5

Notable Goldsmiths

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