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Cyberpunk 2077 - Crafting

This is a guide on how to craft and upgrade weapons and other items in Cyberpunk 2077. Learn how to craft, what crafting components and crafting spacs are needed to craft, and where to find those items.

Crafting Overview

Cyberpunk 2077 - Upgrade

Crafting and upgrading items can be performed at vendors or in the Crafting tab of your main menu. You'll need an item's Crafting Spec and the necessary components to craft or upgrade it.

How to Craft and Upgrade

Get an Item's Crafting Spec

Crafting Specs can be looted, bought from vendors or acquired by leveling up your Skills. A Crafting Spec's color indicates the rarity of the item you're crafting.

Gather Components Needed

Crafting Specs will show you which components are needed to craft or upgrade an item. They can also be looted, bought, or acquired from levelling up your character.

How to Get Crafting Components Fast

Some Items Require Specific Perks

Common and Uncommon items can be crafted from the start of the game. But for Rare, Epic, and Legendary items, you need to acquire a specific perk in order to craft or upgrade the item. With that in mind, it's best to acquire craft-specific perks if you're going to invest in the game's crafting system.

List of Perks and Skill Tree Guide

Spec Color Rarity Required Perk
White Common -
Green Uncommon -
Blue Rare True Craftsman
Purple Epic Grease Monkey
Orange Legendary Edgerunner Artisan

Crafted and Upgraded Items

Cyberpunk 2077 - Crafted Items

Crafted items will usually be of better quality than those found for sale and their stats are determined by V's Engineering Skill level.

Remember, only Iconic items can be upgraded. Increasing items' category, effectiveness and durability will depend on the level of the components used.

You can also upgrade any weapon in your possession with the help of components, which will increase your weapon's stats.

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2 Anonymous26 days

>>1 I think it means that iconic items are the only ones that can be raised from uncommon through to legendary. Other items can be upgraded, but the tier is locked.

1 Anonymous29 days

> Remember, only Iconic items can be upgraded This is incorrect; non-iconic items can be upgraded.

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