|This article has been updated for Kenshi version 0.98.36.
||One day we will have the greatest swordsmiths in the world and blades that can cut a man clean in half with a single cut. Today though, we will have rusted junk.
Basic Weapon Grades is Smithing Tech which unlocks better craftable grades. After researching this, these weapon models are automatically craftable to any characters with the required levels.
Weapon Smithing is the only type of crafting which requires additional research to improve output.