New World is the newly released MMO by Amazon Games Studios that will take you into the exploration of a fictional land that was is based off of the Americas. You will be looking to harvest resources, craft items, get control of settlements, complete quests, explore, PVP, or fight off monsters. As you head into this dangerous world, you will need to know how to get yourself some Saltpeter for crafting. We’ll show you how in this guide.
To get Saltpeter in New World, you will need to head out and find yourself a cave. These are generally found in the mountainous regions of the world, there’s plenty southeast of Windsward Hamlet and to the west of Brightwood Hamlet. There’s many other places to find it, these are just some of the more concentrated locations.
Credit to Map Genie for the helpful interactive map!
Once you’ve located a cave, head inside and look for a white covered rock on the ground. If you hover over it with your cursor, you should see the name Saltpeter pop up. You don’t need any tools, just interact with it and you will gather the resource!
Saltpeter is a valuable ingredient if you plan to use guns, because you will need it to craft Gunpowder. Add together Charcoal, Flint, and Saltpeter and you will have yourself some of the explosive refined resource.
That’s everything we know about getting Saltpeter in New World. You will find details on a lot more things about the game in the New World section of our website!