New World Mining Guide: How to Find and Use Void Ores?

New World Mining Guide: How to Find and Use Void Ores?

New World has loads of resource materials scattered throughout its terrain for players to gather and craft items, but Void Ore turns out to be one of the rarest resource materials players can collect in the game. 

Void Ore is an unnatural Tier-5, Legendary rarity ore in New World. It is so rare that even most of the New World community has little to no information on the features of this mysterious ore.

New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Void Ore in New World

How to obtain Void Ore in New World?

Void Ore can be obtained by mining the Orichalcum Veins deposits in the New World. The Orichalcum Veins primarily produce Orichalcum Ore, but there is a slight chance of a Void Ore drop as well.

New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Mining the Orichalcum Veins

Orichalcum Veins are the highest-tier deposits in New World, and you need at least 175 Mining skill to gather and 135 to track this resource on the map.

To collect Void Ore, take a pickaxe and get ready to dedicate a considerable number of hours mining the Orichalcum Veins and hope that you get a Void Ore drop through sheer luck, as the drop rate of such rare resources depends on one’s Mining Luck. 

Fortunately, you can improve your mining luck in the game to increase your chances of getting a Void Ore drop.

Where to find the Orichalcum Veins in New World?

The Orichalcum Veins are densely concentrated in the northern and western regions of the Aeternum. These deposits are available in abundance in Shattered Mountain and Great Cleave.

Refer to the maps below for the precise locations of Orichalcum Veins.

New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Orichalcum Veins Location in New World #1 | Source: New World Map
New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Orichalcum Veins Location in New World #2 | Source: New World Map

The northern region of Aeternum is flooded with tons of high-level enemies, so it’s best to approach this mining endeavor with your maximum preparation.

Increasing The Mining Luck In New World

There are several methods to improve your mining luck in New World. You can use Azoth while crafting tools and gears to have a chance of gaining mining luck traits on that gear. This trait increases your chances of finding rare items while mining. 

New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Mining Luck In New World

Azoth is a magical mineral that serves as a form of currency. Players can use it in crafts to gain powerful perks and attributes for that particular item.

New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Azoth in New World

Another useful but temporary method to increase your mining luck is to craft and consume the following food recipes: 

  • Roasted Potatoes- Increases Mining Luck for 1000 for 20 minutes.
  • Herb-Roasted Potatoes- Increases your Mining Luck for 1400 for 25 minutes.
  • Boiled Potatoes- Increase your Mining Luck for 1700 for 30 minutes.
  • Poultry With Roasted Potatoes- Increase your Mining Luck for 1900 for 35 minutes.
  •  Salted Roasted Vegetables- Increase your Mining Luck for 2000 for 40 minutes.
New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Herb Roasted Potatoes Increase Mining Luck

Purchasing Void Ores From The Trading Outposts In New World

You can purchase Void Ore from a trading post, given that another player has put them up for sale in there. Press M to bring out the map and find the trading posts in a settlement.

Enter the Trading Post, click on ‘Search Items’ under the Buy tab, and enter ‘Void Ore’ to buy them using your in-game gold currency. The rarity and high demand for the ore in the market make it an insanely expensive item.

Pro Tip: Make sure to sort by price from Lowest to Highest for the best deals!

How to use Void Ore in New World?

A Void Ore can be smelted along with 1 Void Essence and 10 Energy Core to create a Voidbent Ingot, which can further be used to craft some extremely high-level armors and gears.

New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Voidbent Ingot in New World

To use a Void Ore and craft a Voidbent Ingot, you need a tier-3 Smelter refining station and 0 smelting skills. 

New World Mining Guide: How To Find And Use Void Ores?
Smelter in New World

Locate the smelter marked as a small white icon that looks like a furnace on the map. Approach the smelter and press E to start smelting.

Select the Voidbent Ingot from the metal category on the panel left of your screen. Now, use the Slider on the right side of your screen to select the quantity of the item you wish to craft, then click the “Craft” option in the bottom right of your screen to craft a Voidbent Ingot.

If you “Can’t Craft” the ingot, check what ‘requirements’ are not met to complete the craft. The requirements of a craft are mentioned just above the “Can’t Craft” option in the bottom right.

You can use Voidbent Ingot to craft some insanely powerful gears. Here is a list of a few items you can craft using it:

  • Voidbent Helm
  • Voidbent Breastplate
  • Voidbent Gauntlets
  • Voidbent Legguards
  • Voidbent Sabatons

All the gears mentioned above have a Gear Score of 600.

About New World

New World is an upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Amazon Games set to be released on August 31, 2021. The game was previously scheduled to release in May 2020 but was delayed to its current date.

Set in the mid-1600s, players colonize a fictional land known as Aeternum Island, modeled after North and South Americas in the Atlantic Ocean. The game will be using a buy-to-play business model, meaning there will be no monthly subscription fee.