New World Petrified Wood: Where To Find Petrified Wood

New World Petrified Wood: Where To Find Petrified Wood
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Written by 

David Coulson

Published 

30th Sep 2021 14:05

Finding New World Petrified Wood is going to prove to be a challenge, with the currently estimated drop rate being as low as 1%, which could point to an issue with the item itself. Petrified Wood can be used to craft a variety of weapons and armour in New World, making it a resource that could be worth putting the time in to try and get lucky enough to get some. This guide has everything you need to know about New World Petrified Wood.

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New World Petrified Wood Explained

New World Petrified Wood
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Petrified Wood is a resource that is found by harvesting trees. Despite being uncommon in rarity, it is extremely difficult to find, with many players spending considerable time harvesting trees in order to find a single piece. It is used to craft a variety of enchanted weapons and armour, so it is something that you should be looking to acquire throughout your playthrough. 

You can improve your chances of finding Petrified Wood by improving your character's Logging trade skill, as well as using Logging Luck Charms on your weapons and armour, a recommended one is the Starmetal Lumberjack Charm that can be placed on an Iron Logging Axe.

Where To Find Petrified Wood

Petrified Wood can be found by harvesting a variety of trees. Some require the player to be a certain level before they can be harvested using an Axe. Here are all of the trees that can give Petrified Wood.

  • Young Tree (Tiny, Small, Medium, Large)
  • Mature Tree (Large, Huge)
  • Tree Stump (Tiny, Small, Medium, Large, Huge)
  • Cactus (Tiny, Small, Medium, Large, Huge)
  • Dead Tree

New World Chopping Trees
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The drop rate for Petrified Wood seems to be incredibly low right now, with it being said to be around 1%, meaning that you could be farming for hours and not find a single piece of Petrified Wood, or you could get lucky and find it in minutes.

New World Petrified Wood Uses

As of right now, there are only a few known recipes that use Petrified Wood. There may be more out there that have yet to be discovered.

Venerable Recurve Bow

New World Venerable Recurve Bow
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The Venerable Recurve is a Bow that requires 20 Timber, 15 Linen, 5 Coarse Leather, 4 Steel Ingots, and 4 Petrified Wood. It requires the player to have Engineering Tier 2, and be at Engineering Level 27, as well as a Territory Standing of 96.

Sparklight

New World Sparklight Staff
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Sparklight is a Staff that requires 20 Fire Mote, 15 Timber, 5 Iron Ingots, 4 Silver Ingots, and 4 Petrified Wood. This requires Alchemy Tier 2, and Arcana Level 26, alongside a Territory Standing of 96.

Adept Cryomancer's Gauntlet

New World Adept Cryomancer's Gauntlet
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Adept Cryomancer's Gauntlet requires 20 Water Mote, 15 Coarse Leather, 5 Iron Ingots, 4 Silver Ingots, and 4 Petrified Branches. The Gauntlet requires Alchemy Tier 2, and Arcana Level 27, as well as a Territory Standing of 96.

Breach Hunter's Fire Staff

New World Breach Hunter's Fire Staff
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Breach Hunter's Fire Staff requires 20 Fire Wisp, 15 Timer, 5 Iron Ingots, 4 Gold Ingots, 4 Whisperwood, and 2 Petrified Wood. The Staff also requires Alchemy Tier 3, Arcana Level 81, and a Territory Standing of 100.

Arctic Dusk

New World Arctic Dusk Gauntlet
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Finally is Arctic Dusk, another Gauntlet, that requires 20 Water Wisp, 15 Rugged Leather, 5 Iron Ingots, 4 Gold Ingots, 4 Whisperwood, and 2 Petrified Wood. Arctic Dusk also requires Alchemy Tier 3, Arcana Level 82, and a Territory Standing of 100.

New World Petrified Wood: Unable To Harvest

There have been reports that some players have been experiencing issues when it comes to harvesting Petrified Wood, with them simply being unable to do so. For an uncommon item, it shouldn't be as rare as it is, which could indicate some kind of issue, or it simply needs balancing in an update. But, if you've spent hours in the forest and still don't have a single piece of Petrified Wood, this could be why.

Now you know all about Petrified Wood in New World, check out our guides on New World iron ore, New World briar branches, and New World petalcaps, all of which you need to complete specific quests.

 

David Coulson
About the author
David Coulson
David is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. Beginning his gaming journey in 1993 SNES as an avid Super Mario World fan, his passion for games led him into journalism in 2019. When he's not cranking 90s in Pleasant Park, he can often be found playing the latest releases including Resident Evil, The Legend of Zelda, and Grand Theft Auto.
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