Ore is the raw form of a metal received after Mining [Mining] a mineral node (usually a deposit or vein). It is often found with stones and, less frequently, with minerals.

Ore itself can be used in two ways:

  1. Ore can be [smelted] into bars. This must be done in proximity to a forge and can only be performed by a miner (who is also able to mine ore).
  2. Most ores can be used in the Jewelcrafting [Jewelcrafting] ability, [Prospecting].