The raw material used to create the tool head determines the crafting process required:
Tool Tier Table
Unlike other hammers, the helve hammer has no durability so the material has no actual effect on smithing.
The helve hammer is the primary tool used in mechanized smithing, and is used to automate processes such as working iron blooms and making metal plates. See the Mechanical Power page for more information on automating the helve hammer.
The helve hammer must be mechanized to use, and cannot substitute for the hammer in grid crafting.
While the helve hammer has a 3m range, it has no attack power.
Unlike other tools, the helve hammer cannot be placed on a tool rack. Helve hammers do not stack in inventory or when placed in containers.
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