Talislanta has several kinds of metal, notably:
- Black iron: A common, durable metal suitable for everyday use.
- Red iron: More durable and lightweight than black iron.
- Blue iron: More lightweight yet than red iron.
- Adamant: An alchemical creation of extraordinary toughness, manufactured by the Mirin of L'Haan.
- Black adamant: A powerful material created by the Black Savants of Nefaratus.