Crafters are NPCs that can craft items from crafting materials for a fee in gold. Crafters can be found in cities, outposts and occasionally in explorable areas. The location of the crafter determines the quality of the product. For example, armor crafted at Droknar's Forge will be of a higher quality than armor crafted in Ascalon City and will often cost more in both materials and gold to create. Similarly, certain type of crafted products, albeit of the same type, are not available in certain locations. For example, the Monk Dragon armor headpiece is the only part of the set available in Ascalon City; however, the full set is available in Lion's Arch with the same armor rating. Similar to merchants, all crafters will buy items.
Each type of crafter is only able to craft a single type of product. For example, a weapon crafter cannot craft armor and vice versa.
- Armorers craft armor. Armorers have the label [Armor] or [Armorer] appended to their name.
- Weaponsmiths craft weapons, and some customize weapons for a fee of 10 gold. Weaponsmiths have the label [Weapons] appended to their names.
- Artisans craft rare crafting materials from common crafting materials and a small fee of gold. At times, it is more cost-effective to purchase rare materials from rare material traders. Artisans have the label [Materials] appended to their names.
- Consumable crafters create specialized items for characters who have earned a certain reputation in the Eye of the North. Unlike other crafters, their items also require spending 1 skill point (). Consumable crafters have the label [Consumables] appended to their names.