Farthest Frontier: How To Get Iron & Craft Iron Bars

Our detailed guide will show you how to get Iron and how to craft Iron Bars in Farthest Frontier.

As a survival simulation video game, there are many important resources that you must collect in Farthest Frontier, and Iron is one of them. Our detailed guide will show you how to get Iron and Iron Bars in Farthest Frontier using the best way possible. 

Before you go further, make sure to check out our detailed analysis of the game by reading our review on Farthest Frontier. We have also formulated a detailed guide on how to make gold in the Farthest Frontier efficiently and quickly.  

Also, if you are looking for some of the best seeds in Farthest Frontier to farm in order to expand your city and get the best crops and soil fertility, make sure to check our guide. 

In case you are new to Farthest Frontier, make sure to check out our detailed guide on some of the best tips and tricks for Farthest Frontier. Like in most simulation games, diseases can happen anytime in Farthest Frontier. Make sure to check our guide to see all the diseases in Farthest Frontier, along with their possible cures and preventive methods. 

Our guide today will focus on how to get Iron and how to craft Iron Bars in Farthest Frontier. Read on to find out how you can get one of the most important resources in the game. 

What Is Iron In Farthest Frontier 

Iron is one of the most important resources in Farthest Frontier that is used in crafting several important projects like buildings etc. When you start expanding your cities, you will eventually need a few sources of Iron. If you are looking for the method to make beer in Farthest Frontier, then look no further, as we have created our detailed guide on it. 

iron ores for crafting Iron in Farthest Frontier
Iron in Farthest Frontier

Survival in Farthest Frontier is important, and you will need every ounce of Iron you can find to make sure you have all the important projects you need. Not many players realize that they need Iron until an important crafting project becomes their new task. Also, we have formulated an extensive guide on how to unlock the Heavy Tools in Farthest Frontier in the best possible way. 

If you are one of the players still struggling to find Iron. And crafting Iron Bars, read on to find how to do so and then the efficient and quick way in Farthest Frontier. While you are at it, make sure to check out our guide on the best city in Farthest Frontier and how to build it, along with great building strategies. 

How To Get Iron In Farthest Frontier 

The first step to getting Iron in the game is to locate Iron Ore deposits that are scattered throughout the huge map of Farthest Frontier. Locating the Iron Ores is not as tedious a task as you might think. These deposits will appear on your map with an icon representing a chunk of silver material. Thus you can easily find these deposits if you consult the map. You can also repair buildings in Farthest Frontier by consulting our guide. 

The best possible way to utilize Iron Ore is to get them early on in the game. You can do so by starting to look out for these deposits as soon as you start the game. The deposits can be found easily by exploring the map. In case you come across a bear in Farthest Frontier and can’t seem to get through, make sure to read our guide on the best ways to kill it. 

However, the Iron Ore deposits are usually found near tall mountains. Also, before moving on to the next step, the players might have to use a function called the Flatten Terrain Function on these deposits. Found a Wolf’s Den in Farthest Frontier? Do take a look at all the ways to destroy the Wolf’s Den in the game. 

Locating The Iron Ore Deposits

As soon as you have located enough Iron Ore deposits, you can extract them by using the Iron Mine. However, in order to unlock the building and construct it, you will need to upgrade your Town Center to Tier Two.  We have also curated a guide on preventing and avoiding food shortages in Farthest Frontier that you should definitely check out.

How To Get Iron in Farthest Frontier
Upgrading Town Center

Also, a Wagon shop must be set up in your city if you want to build the Iron Mine. It requires wooden planks to be built. You will also need them to build the Clay Pit in Farthest Frontier. In order to upgrade the Town Center, you will need the following resources. 

  •  1200 gold 
  •  100 clay 
  •  100 planks 
  •  125 citizens 

When you have constructed both of the buildings, you will be able to establish the Iron Mine. Make sure to go and check out our guide on the best crop rotation in Farthest Frontier. 

After the players have collected enough amounts of Iron Ore, they can now upgrade their Town Center to tier 3 in Farthest Frontier. We have curated a guide on all possible endings in Farthest Frontier that you can unlock. 

Also, the upgrade is still pretty minimum, and it will take the players a lot of time before they complete the upgrade. Once you reach tier three of Town Center, you can now construct a Foundry. 

How To Make Iron Bars 

Once you unlock the Foundry, you can make Iron Bars in Farthest Frontier easily. In order to construct a Foundry, head to the Buildings section in Farthest Frontier.  

buildings
The Buildings section of the game

You will then see a Resources Tab, and there will be an option of constructing the Foundry. The Foundry building is responsible for converting Iron Ore into Iron. 

It is to be noted that in order to build a Foundry, you will need a Heavy Tool. The heavy tool can usually be obtained among a Trader’s Offerings. Therefore you must construct and set up a Trading Post before making the Foundry.  

foundry to craft Iron in Farthest Frontier
Foundry in Farthest Frontier

Make sure to check whenever a trader visits to see if there is a heavy tool in the offerings or not. Doing so will allow them to build Foundry and help them craft Forges, Windmills, and many more important buildings. 

With this, we conclude our extensive guide on getting iron and making iron bars using deposits in Farthest Frontier. Hopefully, after reading our guide, you will be able to craft and find Iron easily. Make sure to leave any queries you have in the comment section down below. 

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Kashaf Ul Khair


Kashaf has a knack for CRPGs, and she is always on the hunt for creating content after exploring dungeons, defeating waves of enemies of crushing down bosses with flawless strategies. When not writing at eXputer, Kashaf can be seen playing King Arthur: Knight's Tale.