V Rising Dark Silver Ingots: Location, Boss And Crafting

Dark Silver Ingots are used to craft some of the most powerful weapons and you'll need plenty of them in the late game.

As a Vampire, your main goal is to build your Castle and rule over the world. But to become more powerful, you will need to get your hands on different resources. And today, we are going to write down a V Rising Dark Silver Ingots guide, in which we will explain how you can get and craft this resource.

Key Highlights
  • The Dark Silver Ingots in V Rising is the primary resource for crafting the most powerful sets of weapons in the game.
  • You need to defeat level 58 boss Octavian the Militia Captain, to get the recipe of Dark Silver Ingots. You can find him in Dunley Farmlands.
  • He’ll use both melees and ranged weapons against you. So, observe his moves and plan your defense accordingly.
  • After getting the recipe, you can craft the Dark Silver Ingots at any workbench in the game. You need 1 Scourage Bar and 20 Silver Ores to make one Dark Silver Ingot.

How To Get Dark Silvers Ingots

V Rising has plenty of resources you need to acquire for different purposes. These resources are used to upgrade the Castle or craft different items, including weapons

As for Dark Silver Ingots, they are something that is not easy to come by, and you’ll be needing them during the later parts of the game. Without them, you can not craft items to help you on your endgame journey. 

Dark Silver Ingots aren’t found in regular loot; you can get them by crafting. First, defeat a powerful boss in V Rising.

Unlock the Blood Altar feature as you progress. It helps you locate and learn boss rewards like Putrid Rat. Visit each boss for valuable items. The Blood Altar simplifies boss tracking and reward assessment.

V Rising Dark Silver Ingots
Blood Altar

Defeating Octavian, The Militia Captain 

To defeat Octavian, the Militia Captain, and obtain the Dark Silver Ingots recipe in V Rising, follow these steps:

  1. Location and Preparation:
    • Octavian is located in Dunley Farmlands, a region filled with powerful enemies.
    • Visit this region after clearing Farbane Woods.
    • Prepare for a challenging fight by ensuring you have the best weapons and armor. Refer to our guide on the best weapons in V Rising for guidance.
  2. Fight During Nighttime:
    • Octavian’s location lacks shade during the daytime, making him vulnerable to sunlight.
    • Wait for nighttime to engage in the battle.
      V Rising Dark Silver Ingots
      Octavian Location
  3. Combat Strategy:
    • Octavian is a formidable boss who can utilize both melee and ranged attacks.
    • Be vigilant, always keeping your weapons ready for both offense and defense.
    • Observe his movements and attack patterns, as making a wrong move can lead to instant defeat.
  4. Equipment and Abilities:
    • Ensure you are properly equipped with the right weapons and armor for the fight.
    • Utilize the best abilities available to you to gain an advantage in combat.
  5. Handling Militia Longbowmen:
    • Octavian can summon Militia Longbowmen to assist him in combat, especially when his health is low.
    • Prioritize eliminating these archers quickly to avoid their long-range attacks and interference.
      Octavian The Militia Captain
      Octavian The Militia Captain
  6. Persist in the Fight:
    • Continue to land attacks on Octavian while using healing and defensive spells.
    • Stay focused, and after consistent effort, Octavian will eventually be defeated.

How To Craft Dark Silver Ingots 

To obtain Dark Silver Ingots in V Rising, you must craft them. Here’s how:

  1. Obtain the recipe.
  2. Visit any workbench.
  3. Craft using 1 Scourage Bar and 20 Silver Ores per Dark Silver Ingot.

Silver Ores are found in the Sacred Silver Mines in Silverlight Hills, guarded by level 55-60 enemies. Ensure you’re well-equipped.

For Scourge Bars:

  • Craft using 1 Stone of Sharpening, 4 Glasses, and 4 Graves of Dust.
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Silver Ingot

Gear To Craft Using Dark Silver Ingots 

Now that you’re done with learning about the V Rising Dark Silver Ingots crafting process, let’s take a look at which items can be created using this resource. At the time of writing, there are nine items in the game that require Dark Silver Ingots, seven of which are weapons. 

Item Name  Crafting Requirements
Dark Silver Axe
  • 16x Dark Silver Ingots
  • 8x Reinforced Plank
Dark Silver Crossbow
  • 20x Dark Silver Ingots 
  • 8x Reinforced Plank
Dark Silver Mace
  • 16x Dark Silver Ingots
  • 8x Reinforced Plank
Dar Silver Reaper
  • 16x Dark Silver Ingots
  • 8x Reinforced Plank
Dark Silver Sword
  • 16x Dark Silver Ingots
  • 8x Reinforced Plank
Dark Silver Spear
  • 16x Dark Silver Ingots
  • 8x Reinforced Plank
Dark Silver Slashers 
  • 16x Dark Silver Ingots
  • 8x Reinforced Plank
Blood Key
Golden Castle Key 
  • 26x Dark Silver Ingots
  • 400x Gem Dust
  • 8 Gold Ingots
  • 4 Primal Blood Essence

As you can see for yourself, you’ll need plenty of Dark Silver Ingots to craft these items. This means you’ll spend a lot of time in the Silver Ore mines. But since carrying around Silver has a negative effect on your character, it will take some time before you can craft a good amount of Dark Silver Ingots.

To make things easier, it will be wise to take one or two Silver Resistance Brews with you and drink them whenever you’re about to carry Silver. 

This was everything you needed to know about Dark Silver Ingots. As you can see, you’ll need this resource to get some of the most potent weapons in the game. If you’re starting out, you don’t need to worry about getting this item, as you won’t need it until you have made significant progress in the game. For now, focus on building your Castle or farming other resources such as Scales farming and Unsullied Hearts

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