Bannerlord workshops: best workshop locations

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What is the best Bannerlord workshop? If you want to turn your hand to making money in Bannerlord through trading, workshops could be your best bet.

There are different types of workshops you can purchase in cities, and they tend to not be as risky as Bannerlord caravans and they are a steady form of income. They are, however, quite pricey to purchase. A workshop in Bannerlord will cost 15,000 denar, but are worth it for long-term income. The money you make from workshops and the amount of workshops you can have at one time increases as your clan levels up as well.

There are 11 different types of workshops in Bannerlord including, Wood Workshop, Smithy, Silversmith, Brewery, Wine Press, Olive Press, Linen Weavery, Velvet Weavery, Wool Weavery, Pottery Shop, and Tannery. You can pay 2,000 denar to change the workshop to another type, which is a good option if supply and demand changes within the city.

Bannerlord workshop locations

To find a workshop in Bannerlord, you’ll need to search cities and villages by exploring and holding down the ALT key. Once you’ve found your desired workshop, talk to the shopkeeper and you’ll be able to purchase the workshop.

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Some workshop locations earn better income than others and the trick to this is checking which resources the bound villages are churning out and are going cheap. So if the bound village has an abundance of cheap grain, then having a Brewery workshop in the city is best.

Bannerlord best workshops

We’ve found the best workshops are Pottery Shops and Wood Workshops. For Pottery Shops, you’ll want to look for cities with bound villages producing clay – we suggest Marunath and Pen Cannoc, where you can expect to see an income of around 300-400 denars. The same goes for Wood Workshops, you’ll find villages producing hardwood in Marunath and Dunglanys.

Here are the resources, type, and product for each workshop:

Resource
Workshop
Product
Iron Ore/Hardwood
Smithy
Weapons
Olives
Olive Press
Oil
Grain
Brewery
Beer
Clay
Pottery Shop
Pottery
Grapes
Wine Press
Wine
Rawhide
Tannery
Leather/Armour
Silver
Silversmith
Jewellery
Hardwood
Wood Workshop
Bows/arrows/shields
Wool
Wool Weavery
Clothing
Cotton
Velvet Weavery
Clothing
Flax
Linen Weavery
Clothing

Your purchased Bannerlord workshop also increases in value over time, so you can always sell it to make a steep profit to refunnel back into more workshops.