Crafting

Materials / Recipes

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Air Canister

Air Canister

Combined with Rebreather to give additional air for extended diving time. Inventory can hold a maximum of 4.

Aloe

Aloe

Aloe Seed - Can be planted in garden and wall plant pot

Can be crafted to medicine.

Can cure poisoned players.

Arm

Arm

An arm can be obtained by chopping a dead mutant with any melee weapon. It is used to build effigies, but it can also be used as a weapon. While the arm is equipped you can press the right mouse button to block incoming attacks.

Axe

Axe

Modern Axe - fastest swinging axe.

Rusty Axe - slower than modern axe.

Stone Axe - see Stone Axe

Plane Axe - Can be found in the plane after the crash.

Climbing Axe - see Climbing Axe.

Weapon Stats - speed, damage, block in comparison

  • Batteries
  • Batteries

Batteries

Batteries are used to recharge the flashlight, both of which can be found in the caves or suitcases.

Blueberries / Blackberries

Blueberries / Blackberries

Blueberry Seed - Can be planted in garden

Can be crafted to blue paint. Can be eaten to restore some energy, satisfy some hunger and thirst.

Bones

Bones

Overcooking arms or legs on fire will turn them into bones eventually. Can be used in crafting.

Booze

Booze

The plane wreck contains a few bottles which the player can use, and it is also found in large quantities along the Beach and commonly in suitcases. Booze can be used to create Molotovs and Explosives, or attached to weapons to increase damage.
Upon consuming, it will lower your energy.
Inventory holds a maximum of 8.

  • Cache
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Cache

Photos of caches.

Explode caches to collect all flintlock parts.

Camcorder + Tapes

Camcorder + Tapes

Can be used to watch videos.

  • Tape 1 - Megans arrival
  • Tape 2 - Lunch with Megan
  • Tape 3 - Opening the artifact
  • Tape 4 - Side effects
  • Tape 5 - Armsy breakout
  • Tape 6 - Second artifact test (can be found in the labs next to the red man)

Cassette Player

Cassette Player

The walkman plays music that restores energy. Collect tapes to play different songs. The tapes can be found on the yacht and caves.
The walkman can be attached to a tree or trap to attract/distract cannibals.

  • Cassette 1: Fatal Request - "Stronghold"
  • Cassette 2: The Slaps - "No Conscience"
  • Cassette 3: Frankie Millionaire -"Do It"
  • Cassette 4: Wolf on Fire - "The Haunting"
  • Cassette 5: Rick Gold - "Strength, Ability and Wisdom"
  • Chainsaw
  • Chainsaw

Chainsaw

The chainsaw can cut down trees faster than the axes, but requires fuel to work.
You can cut ~22 trees with one fuel tank.

Cheat Codes

Cheat Codes

Game modes or cheat codes

Type them in the title scene to activate a mode:

vegetarianmode

Enemies only come out at night.


veganmode

No enemies.


meatmode

Deactivate all cheats.


rawmeatmode

Permadeath.


ironforest

All structures are indestructible. Moved to gameplay option settings


regrowmode

A percent of trees (10%) will grow back each time you sleep at a shelter. Sleep enough times without cutting down any trees and eventually the entire forest will be repopulated.
Note – to keep a tree from regrowing in this mode, remove both the tree and the stump so that they don’t grow back inside your base.
For multiplayer games this needs to be enabled by host to have an effect on game.


woodpaste

Reset floor & roof holes in a saved game. Cheat works once when game is started then gets reset when going back to title screen. Does nothing for MP clients


developermodeon

Press F1 to toggle the console.

Press F2 to display the console log & status.

Possible console commands can be found in the wiki


Chicory

Chicory

Can be crafted to energy mix or eaten to restore a small amount of energy.

Circuit Board

Circuit Board

Circuit Boards are used in the construction of the bomb. It can be found near the plane, cockpit, often in native camps and marked on the map. Laptops can also be smashed to retrieve circuit boards.
Inventory holds a maximum of 5.

Climbing Axe

Climbing Axe

The climbing axe is used as a climbing tool for climbing walls. It can be found in caves.

Cloth

Cloth

It is commonly found inside suitcases and can also be found along the beach. It can be used in the crafting of various items.

Coins

Coins

Coins are included in the recipes for crafting bombs. Coins can be found along the beaches and suitcases. They can also be acquired by repeatedly stabbing the ground with a stick or spear.

Compass

Compass

The compass will always point north towards the mountain and can be used to help player navigate the island.
The keyboard shortcut is interchangeable with Pedometer.
Can be found in Cave 2.

Coneflower

Coneflower

Coneflower Seed - Can be planted in garden and wall plant pot

Chicory can be crafted to energy mix or eaten to restore a small amount of energy.

Container Manifest

Container Manifest

Can be found in one of the containers.
Deer Skin

Deer Skin

Deer Skin can be worn for warmth, used to construct decorations, or combined with rope to make waterskin. Inventory holds a maximum of 4.

Dollar Bills

Dollar Bills

Dollars bills are all $100 bills. Their only purpose currently is a substitute for leaves.

  • Drawings
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Drawings

Dawings by Timmy. Can only be looked at.

Dynamite

Dynamite

Can be found in dynamite crates. Inventory holds up to 5.

Feathers

Feathers

Feathers are items that drop from birds as they fly and when they are killed. They can be crafted to arrows or attached to weapons to increase speed.

Flare

Flare

Flares can be held by the player to illuminate the environment. You can throw lit flares on the ground, where they will continue burning.

Flare Gun

Flare Gun

The Flare Gun is a weapon and distraction tool in The Forest. When shot, a flare shoots out of the gun towards the direction the player is looking. The projectile flare can set plants on fire, as well as mutants and animals. It is also a very effective way of killing mutants. Shooting a flare illuminates the room for a moment.
It can be found on the lap of the pilot/co-pilot near the detached cockpit. It can also be found in the caves and on the yacht.
The Flare gun can be reloaded using flares on the crafting mat.

  • Fortune
  • Fortune
  • Fortune

Fortune

Fortune strip from newspaper. Text says "A dark haired person who is trying to harm you will soon disappear from your life and you will be extremely happy".

Katana

Katana

Use "Where is ..." in the sidebar to find it.
Keycard

Keycard

The keycard can be used on the sinkhole door. The owner is "Karl Thomas Peterson".
Leaves

Leaves

Leaves can be used to for building different structures such as a temporary shelter. They are also needed for making and adding heat to a fire. When the player cuts down small trees or bushes they are automatically collected.

Legs

Legs

A leg can be obtained by chopping a dead mutant with any melee weapon. It is used to build effigies, but it can also be used as a weapon.

Lizard Skin

Lizard Skin

Can be used in crafting and cooking. Inventory holds a maximum of 5.

  • Machete
  • Machete

Machete

Can be found in the sinkhole near the helicopter. It can cut stick bushes with one hit.

  • Map
  • Map

Map

Collectible item found in caves. Reveals either world (forest or caves) as you travel. Shows the current player position as a pin.

Forest:
X - marks explodable caches
Circled Caves - mark walk-in caves
Down arrows - mark climb-down-entrances

Caves:
Left arrow + Cave - mark cave exit
Up arrows - mark climb-out-exit

Marigold

Marigold

Can be crafted to orange paint or medicine.

Eating marigold gives 5% fullness (same as other plants)

Oysters

Oysters

Can be found in ocean near reefs. Can be stored in backpack and eaten but has limited shelf life.

Passenger Manifest

Passenger Manifest

Keep track of all passenger bodies you find in world. Can be found in the back of the crashed plane.

Pedometer

Pedometer

The pedometer will count your steps and display the outside temperature. It counts your step even when it is not activated.
The Pedometer can be found near tennis player corpses.

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Photos / Magazines / Newspapers

Photos, brochures, paintings and other related things to the storyline.

Spoilers! Some of these reveal the endgame story.

In this gallery (sorted):

  • Collage
  • Magazine - Chainsaw
  • Book - The dark haired man
  • Magazine - The practical caver
  • Magazine - Beneath the limestone
  • Newspaper - Siblings still missing
  • Magazine - TV stars wife dies
  • Newspaper - Siblings still missing
  • Magazine - TV stars wife dies
  • Magazine - Beneath the limestone
  • Sketch - Artifact
  • Sketch - Artifact
  • Sketch - Sinkhole
  • Sketch - Virginia
  • VHS - Lost children of the peninsula
  • VHS - Lost children of the peninsula
  • Magazine - Lets Camp!
  • Magazine - Ethical Science / Ancient Artifacts
  • Book - Survival
  • Polaroid - Megan
  • Polaroid - Teddy
  • Wall paintings
  • Wall paintings
  • Magazines - Touch / SKS / Sick bag / Breathe
  • Magazine - Yacht
  • Polaroid - Yacht
  • Polaroid - Virginia
  • Photo - Artifact
  • Bible manifest
  • Bible manifest
  • Connection screen
  • Connection screen
  • Control Desk
  • Megan Crayons
  • Cream Poster
  • Elevator Map
  • Golden Keycard
  • Kids Books
  • Megan Drawing - Daddy
  • Megan Drawing - Dinosaur
  • Megan Drawing - Flowers
  • Megan Drawing - Unicorn
  • Megan Email
  • Megan Email
  • Morgue manifest
  • Notice board
  • Poster - Elements table
  • Poster - Progress
  • Paper - Megan
  • Book - Rescued!
  • Restraining Order
  • SlideShow - 1
  • SlideShow - 2
  • SlideShow - 3
  • SlideShow - 4
  • SlideShow - 5
  • SlideShow - 6
  • Termination Email
  • Whiteboard - Formula
  • Whiteboard - Formula

Pills

Pills

Medicine, which quickly regenerates all of your health.

Plastic Torch

Plastic Torch

Illuminate your way. Can be found in caves. Consumes batteries.

Pot

Pot

Use it near water to fill it. Cook it over a camp fire to get drinkable water.

R.O.V

R.O.V

The R.O.V is a prop which can be found in Cave 6.

Rabbit Skins

Rabbit Skins

Can be used in crafting.

Raw Meat

Raw Meat

Raw Fish, Lizard, and Rabbit - Can be collected by hunting those animals. Rabbits and Lizards can be hunted or trapped. Fish are found in ponds and the ocean. Fish are killable with regular weapons and explosives. Rabbits that are lit on fire turn into edible cooked rabbits when they die. Inventory holds a maximum of 3.

Generic Meat - Can be collected from hunting sea turtles, boars, raccoons, and deer. Sea turtles are found on the beach and in the ocean. Raccoons are found in the forest and can be hunted or trapped. Boars are found only on the northern half of the island, near the mountain. Deer are found across the map. Inventory holds a maximum of 4.
All meat must be cooked over a fire or hung on the drying rack to prepare before consuming.

Meat ages over time in inventory, going from fresh to edible to spoilt and providing less and less benefits and eventually becoming harmful. Meat appearance as well as inventory tooltip title change to reflect decay state.

Rebreather

Rebreather

Equip to dive underwater. There are several hidden throughout world.

Rock

Rock

Rocks are one of the primary building resources and can be found lying on the forest ground. The player may carry up to 5 rocks in his inventory at the same time and may use one as a weapon.
By combining a rock with a Stick and Rope, the player is able to craft the Stone Axe.
Rocks can be placed on the log sled.

Skull

Skull

Find them in caves and native camps or cook heads on fires to create skulls. Used to construct decorations. Inventory holds a maximum of 4.

Snacks / Soda

Snacks / Soda

Snack - various kinds of chocolate bars, which can be found inside suitcases, in caves, or in the camps. After consuming, they regenerate a portion of your energy, while satisfying a small amount of your hunger. Inventory holds a maximum of 10.

Soda - soda drinks, similar the previous type, can be found inside of suitcases, in caves, in soda crates and in the camps. After consuming, they restore your energy to full while satisfying your thirst. Inventory holds a maximum of 10.

Snowberries

Snowberries

Snowberries are poisonous.

Spear

Spear

You can find them near ponds. Used to spear fish.

The spear is throwable. Hold right mouse to aim, press left mouse to release.

Upgraded Spear

1 Spear + 2 Cloth + 3 Bones


Weak Spear

Stick

Stick

Primary building resources. Can be found lying on the forest ground or obtained from small trees. The player may fit up to 10 sticks in their inventory and use them to construct buildings.

Teeth

Teeth

Teeth commonly are dropped when hitting natives. Teeth can be attached to weapons to increase damage.

Tennis Racket

Tennis Racket

The tennis racket can be found in Cave 7

Tin Tray

Tin Tray

(Multiplayer) Can be used to share items.

Toys

Toys

Collectible item found in caves. Timmy’s Robot toy can be fixed on the crafting mat.

Tree Sap

Tree Sap

Tree sap can be collected from trees and sap collectors, can be used in weapon upgrading/crafting and for repairing damaged structures.

Turtle Shell

Turtle Shell

Kill a sea turtle or tortoise to obtain the shell. It can be equipped as a weapon and left clicking will bash enemies away. Use it as a shield by right clicking. Inventory holds a maximum of 1.
The turtle shell can also be used to construct a water collector.

The shell can also be used as a sled by jumping and doing a downward attack. (there is currently no fall damage, so you can sled into the sinkhole without taking damage, for example)

Twinberries

Twinberries

Twinberries are poisonous.

Wrist Watch

Wrist Watch

Found in caves, suitcases and on corpses. Can be used in crafting Timed Bombs. Inventory holds a maximum of 5.