FFXIV Goldsmith Leveling Guide L1 to 80 | 5.3 ShB Updated

Shadowbringers UPDATED! Goldsmith Power Leveling to 80! GSM Levequest Items comparisons and value moves per tier!

MIN & BTN Leveling Guides updated. Other notes...

Botanist Leveling to 90, as well as Miner Leveling to 90 are updated for the Endwalker tier. Older tiers needs some fixing, although I modernized what I could quickly – I placed the important notes on the top of the aforementioned guides reflecting the major things that you need to take note of.

I will post a personal update soon, for those that are curious…

Glitz it up FOR Shadowbringers!

ShB 5.3 UPDATED! Dwarf Beast Tribe and Ehll Tou

Recent Update Log

5.3 Updates

  • Dwarf Beast Tribe quests added in ShB tier as a notable EXP source.
  • Ehll Tou added as Custom Delivery client option.

Previous updates

  • Kai Shirr added as Custom Delivery client option in ShB tier.
  • L70 to L80 section essentially revamped: New Skills & Rotations! 5.2ish was a clusterF. Skills changed TWICE in a short span of time. All is well now!
  • L70+ Gear recommendation:  Yellow Scrip gear is now recommended, for a number of reasons (Mainly, barely need stats for 70 to 80 leveling)

If you’ve been here before and need quick navigation:
GSM Leveling – Navigation [0-15] | [15-35] | [35-50]
[50-60] | [60-64] | [64-70] | [70-80]

So you want to live a life of luxury it up and be a Goldsmith ey? Let this fateful and serendipitous encounter be a smooth one! Welcome to our GSM Leveling guide!

Before you begin…

Where is the Goldsmith Guild? How to become a Goldsmith? You can become a Goldsmith by visiting the Goldsmiths’ Guild in Ul’dah. If you have at least L10 in any combat class – you’re good as gold (heh)!

Updating your Cooking Gear is quite important if you’re going to be crafting your own leve items. We have a Crafting Gear Guide to help you out on that.

Goldsmith Class Quest Item Reference:

GSM 01: Copper Ingot
GSM 05: 3x Copper Gorget
GSM 10: 12x Copper Rings
GSM 15: Fang Earring & Brass Gorget
GSM 20: Staghorn Staff (Materia Enhanced)
GSM 25: (HQ) Silver Ingot
GSM 30: (HQ) Malachite Earrings
GSM 35: (HQ) Fire Brand
GSM 40: (HQ) Horn Staff
GSM 45: (All HQ) Electrum Circlet (Zircon, Amber, Spinel)
GSM 50: (HQ) Black Pearl Ring (Melded with: Piety III Materia)

Just use the above as a quick reference if completing multiple Goldsmith class quests at once.

Levequest Items Discussion?

Every tier has 3 kinds of Leves:

  • [1]Single Submit Leves: Levemete & submission are just a short walk from each other.
  • [C]ourier Leves: Levemete is from the [H]ometown, to be submitted to the [L]ocal Levemete.
  • [R]epeatable Leves.

Notes: [1]Single and [3]Repeatable Leves (1 each) are from the [H]ometown, and [L]ocal levemete. [C]ourier leves will always give the Highest EXP per craft, but require alot of time, and travel costs. [3]epeatable leves will always give the Highest EXP per Leve. If you value your leves alot or don’t have many left, these are good. But, they are thrice as expensive. We will recommend the best [1] and [3] levequest(s) for every tier. Note that this depends on server prices and might not apply to you (Unlikely). We will comment on every tiers [C] levequest but will likely never recommend it. Use [C] levequests at your own discretion! Also, a Precursor item means it requires a fully crafted item AS A MATERIAL.


Useful links to have open: Crafting Gear Guide | Goldsmith Leves Guide

Ixal Beast Tribe Daily Quests: Bonus Crafting/DoH EXP !

Putting it here to remind or notify you that such a thing exists, but:

I SUGGEST USING THESE ON CRAFTERS L15+ (use on low level if forced)
Since the early levels are quite easy. (But you can unlock it asap)

Starting Quest: A Bad Bladder
NPC & Location: Scarlet at New Gridania (9, 11)
Prerequisite MSQ: Pursuit of the Past

These dailies are best used to push past “bad tiers”, or simply on your highest level non 50 crafter. I suppose you can also use them on crafting classes which are lagging behind for one reason or the other.

If you’re super fresh and have all low level crafters, and happen to unlock it early – you CAN do them now. While I don’t recommend it, I suppose it’s better than them just disappearing!

Goldsmith Level 1-15: The early levels

We DO NOT advise using “Regular” Leves for these low levels. You should be using Courier / Reverse Courier Leves:

Level 1: Brass Circlet (Sunstone) / Brass circlet (Danburite) [ Scorpions Crossing ] Level 5Bone Necklace / Copper Needle [ Scorpions Crossing ]
Level 10Decorated Bone Staff / Brass Spectacles [ Horizon ]

If you really want to use spammy single submit GSM leves:

GSM 1 Leve Recommendation: [H][1] – Copper Wristlets
GSM 5 Leve Recommendation: [H][1] – Ramhorn Claws
GSM 10 Leve Recommendation: [H][1] – Fang Earrings

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FFXIV Goldsmith Levequests (Complete List)

All Goldsmith Levequests Information. GSM Levequest locations, leve items needed – and more!

Hey guys! Here is a listing of ALL GOLDSMITHING LEVEQUESTS. If you’re reading this – you’re going to want to open our Goldsmith Leveling Guide!

GSM Leves level 20 and above marked with T means they are triple turn ins, while S is a single turn in. Submitting High-quality Alchemist crafted items give DOUBLE EXP REWARDS


Goldsmith (GSM) Levequests

1Bad BromanceBone Staff1SScorpion CrossingScorpion Crossing
1Hora at MeBone Hora1SScorpion CrossingScorpion Crossing
1Water of LifeCopper Rings5SScorpion CrossingUl'dah
1Copper and RobbersCopper Ingot1SUl'dahUl'dah
1Needful RingsCopper Wristlets1SUl'dahUl'dah
1Arms for the PoorBone Brand1SUl'dahScorpion Crossing
5A Ringing SuccessCopper Ring1SScorpion CrossingScorpion Crossing
5Horn of PlentyBone Armillae1SScorpion CrossingScorpion Crossing
5A Needle is a Small SwordCopper Needle1SScorpion CrossingUl'dah
5Gods of Small ThingsCopper Earrings1SUl'dahUl'dah
5I Ram What I RamRamhorn Claws1SUl'dahUl'dah
5Let's Talk about HexBone Necklace1SUl'dahScorpion Crossing
10All That GlittersCopper Ear Cuffs1SUl'dahUl'dah
10The Tusk at HandFang Earrings1SUl'dahUl'dah
10An Offer We Can't RefuseDecorated Bone Staff1SUl'dahHorizon
10Gorgeous GorgetBrass Gorget1SHorizonHorizon
10Point of HonorAmateur's Needle1SHorizonHorizon
10Better Four Eyes than NoneBrass Spectacles1SHorizonUl'dah
15Brothers in ArmsBrass Wristlets of Crafting1SUl'dahUl'dah
15Forever 21KBrass Ring1SUl'dahUl'dah
15Bad to the BoneBrass Circlet (Sunstone)1SUl'dahCamp Drybone
15Bad Guys Eat BrassBrass Ring of Crafting1SCamp DryboneCamp Drybone
15Sharp WordsBat Fang Needle1SCamp DryboneCamp Drybone
15I am a RockBrass Circlet (Danburite)1SCamp DryboneUl'dah
20King for a DayDecorated Copper Scepter3/9TUl'dahUl'dah
20Perk of FictionCoral Ring1SUl'dahUl'dah
20You Burnt It, You Bought ItWind Brand1SUl'dahQuarrymill
20Dog Tags are for DogsBrass Ring3/9TQuarrymillQuarrymill
20Music to their EarsBrass Ear Cuffs1SQuarrymillQuarrymill
20One and OnlyStaghorn Staff1SQuarrymillQuarrymill
25All Booked UpSilver Magnifiers3/9TUl'dahUl'dah
25Love in the Time of UmbraSilver Ring1SUl'dahUl'dah
25Thaumaturge is MagicFluorite Ring1SUl'dahQuarrymill
25Dancing with the StarsToothed Staghorn Staff3/9TQuarrymillQuarrymill
25Keep the ChangeFluorite Earrings1SQuarrymillQuarrymill
25Necklet of ChampionsHorn Necklace1SQuarrymillQuarrymill
30A Little Bird Told MeMalachite Bracelet3/9TUl'dahUl'dah
30One Man's TrashHorn Ring1SUl'dahUl'dah
30He has His QuartzSilver Circlet (Goshenite)1SUl'dahCosta del Sol
30Get the Green StuffMalachite Earrings3/9TCosta del SolCosta del Sol
30It's Only LoveSilver Choker1SCosta del SolCosta del Sol
30Renascence ManWorm Fang Needle1SCosta del SolCosta del Sol
35Burning the Midnight OilFire Brand3/9TUl'dahUl'dah
35Lode it upMythril Ring1SUl'dahUl'dah
35Actually, It's LoyaltyAquamarine Bracelet1SUl'dahObservatorium
35Dead Can't DefangWolf Necklace1SObservatoriumObservatorium
35Faith and FashionMythril Earrings3/9TObservatoriumObservatorium
35Wear your Patriotic PinPeridot Choker1SObservatoriumObservatorium
40It's My Business to Know ThingsRed Coral Armillae3/9TUl'dahUl'dah
40When We Were BlingsMythril Ear Cuffs1SUl'dahUl'dah
40Coral on My MindRed Coral Ring1SUl'dahWhitebrim Front
40If You've Got it, Flaunt itPeridot Earrings3/9TWhitebrim FrontWhitebrim Front
40North Ore SouthElectrum Gorget1SWhitebrim FrontWhitebrim Front
40Tough Job MarketHorn Staff1SWhitebrim FrontWhitebrim Front
45Gold is so Last yearElectrum Circlet (Amber)1SUl'dahUl'dah
45The Big RedRed Coral Necklace3/9TUl'dahUl'dah
45Green and Bear itTourmaline Choker1SUl'dahSt. Coinach's Find
45Light in the DarknessAmber Choker3/9TSt. Coinach's FindSt. Coinach's Find
45Sew Not Doing ThisElectrum Needle1SSt. Coinach's FindSt. Coinach's Find
45Sweet CharityAmber Ring1SSt. Coinach's FindSt. Coinach's Find
50Halonic HermeneuticsYeti Staff2/6TFoundationFoundation
50Not on My TableMythrite Earrings of Healing1SFoundationFoundation
50The Goggles, They Do NaughtMythrite Goggles of Gathering1SFoundationFoundation
52High Above Me, She Sews LovelyMythrite Needle1SFoundationFoundation
52Sense of EntitlementMythrite Planisphere1SFoundationFoundation
52Sky is the LimitMythrite Ingot5/15TFoundationFoundation
54Citizen's ArrestMormorion Ring of Slaying1SFoundationFoundation
54The Monuments MagesHardsilver Magnifiers of Casting2/6TFoundationFoundation
54The Unfortunate RetironyHardsilver Bangle of Fending1SFoundationFoundation
56Appeasing the AstromancerHardsilver Planisphere2/6TFoundationFoundation
56Needs More PrayerbellHardsilver Ingot3SFoundationFoundation
56The Grander TempleDragon Fang Earrings1SFoundationFoundation
58A Halo for Her HeadAurum Regis Circlet of Healing2/6TFoundationFoundation
58Embroiling EmbroideryGriffin Talon Needle1SFoundationFoundation
58Keeping Claw and OrderGriffin Talon Ring of Aiming1SFoundationFoundation
60One Ring CircusTriphane Ring of Slaying1SKuganeKugane
60Play it by EarTriphane Earrings of Healing1SKuganeKugane
60Wants and NeedlesBombfish Needle1/3TKuganeKugane
62Bracelet for ImpactKoppranickel Bracelet of Casting1SKuganeKugane
62Chain of CommandKoppranickel Temple Chain1SKuganeKugane
62If I'd a Kroppranickel for Every Time...Koppranickel Ingot1/3TKuganeKugane
64Cutting DealsDurium Smallsword1SKuganeKugane
64Hair-raising ActionDurium Hairpin of Maiming1/3TKuganeKugane
64Needle in a Hingan StackDzo Horn Needle1SKuganeKugane
66Best-laid PlanishpheresDual-plated Durium Planisphere1SKuganeKugane
66Put the Metal to the PeddleDurium Ingot1SKuganeKugane
66Ring in the NewAzurite Ring of Fending1/3TKuganeKugane
68Choker in the ClutchPalladium Choker of Aiming1/3TKuganeKugane
68Speak Softly and Carry a Metal RodPalladium Rod1SKuganeKugane
68UntuckedPalladium Tuck1SKuganeKugane
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