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Has a 5% chance per rank to carry out higher quality work, awarding an extra 25% XP[sic]
Release date 6 February 2017 (Update)
Gizmo type Tool
Maximum rank 3

Tinker is a Smithing and Firemaking perk that has a 5% chance per rank per action to increase the experience gained from that action by 25%. It does not work with Superheat Form. It can be created in tool gizmos.

When the perk triggers, it prompts the message: Your tinker perk allows you to carry out higher quality work, awarding extra XP.

Effective experience increase
Rank Chance (level 20) Average increase (level 20)
1 5% (5.5%) 1.25% (1.375%)
2 10% (11%) 2.50% (2.75%)
3 15% (16.5%) 3.75% (4.125%)


MaterialRarityPerk ranks with X materials
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Fungal componentsRare01–21–21–31–3
Clockwork components.png
Clockwork componentsRare11–21–22–32–3
Delicate parts.png
Delicate partsCommon011–21–21–3

Suggested gizmos

Gizmo layout Possible perks
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  • Tinker.png Tinker 1–3 (3 is rare)
Clockwork components.png
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