There are a lot of dangerous things in New World, and you can get taken down by any one of them. And it’s not just players you have to watch out for, the environment can be dangerous too. There’s a limitless number of ways you can be taken out. Since you can’t even swim right now, things are pretty dangerous. You will absolutely want to make better gear the first chance you get.
That means you need to put some time into finding new resources. One of the first upgrades is to get a source of iron. In this guide, we’ll show you exactly where to find Iron Ore in New World.
You don’t need any specific tools or level cap to mine Iron Ore, it’s a great starting resource. Using the guide below, you can find a few great early and mid-game mining spots.
Where to find Iron in New World
Iron Ore is in the highland areas of the map. There are various nodes all over this mountainous region. Here are the locations you can head to farm iron in New World for that early weapon and armor crafts.
- First Light, Wolf Den – In the northern parts of this region, there are nodes that are close by to Windsward near the border. You can also check by the wolf den that’s farther south.
- Everfall – There are several areas where you can mine Iron Ore around Everfall, both to the north and to the east of the settlement. There’s a ring that runs around the northern section that has plenty of nodes. The Midnight Den is a low-level area with Iron, Gold, and Silver ore.
- Monarch’s Bluffs Hamlet – Look in the northeastern corner of Cutlass Keys Town, next to the Brigand Bastion, There’s a whole band of Iron ore that can be found there. Also, check the Devil’s Quarry just east of Monarch’s Bluffs Hamlet.
So that’s how and where you can find Iron in New World.