Repairing is a secondary survival skill that is used to repair diverse tools. Higher levels in the repairing skill reduce the amount of time required to repair, and additionally increase the amount of condition restored to an item by repairing.

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Players need Simple tools or Quality tools before they can start repair tools. Those tools are always found in 100% condition and they can be found near tools boxes. You need also some Scrap metal to effectuate the reparation  (except for the heavy hammer where Fir firewood is required.

The player is able to repair the following tools to improve their condition:

Image Name Tools required Tools image
Heavy hammer icon.png Heavy Hammer Quality tools Quality tools icon.png
Hacksaw icon.png Hacksaw Quality tools Quality tools icon.png
Cooking pot icon.png Cooking Pot Simple tools Simple tools icon.png
Flashlight icon.png Flashlight Simple tools Simple tools icon.png
Can opener icon.png Can opener Simple tools Simple tools icon.png
Storm lantern icon.png Storm Lantern Simple tools Simple tools icon.png

Tools repair[edit | edit source]

Tools can be repaired with scrap metal. It doesn't matter which kind of tools do you use for the repairing.

Skill levels[edit | edit source]

Players can increase their repairing skill by repairing items above.

There are currently no research books that allow players to increase their repairing skill.

The repairing skill does not unlock any perks, but gives a gradual increasing in the chance of success to repair, and additionally gives a gradual increase to the amount of condition restored to an item by repairing. Simple tools increase the chance of success by 10%, Quality tools by 20%.

Skill Time to Repair Chance of Success
30 1h 30%
50 1h 50%
75 1h 75%
100 1h 100%

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The repairing mechanic was introduced on 16 December 2015 in version 0.298, also known as the Timberwolf Mountain update.
Survival skills
Hunting ArcheryRifle FirearmRevolver Firearm
Gathering Carcass HarvestingIce Fishing
Crafting CookingFire StartingMendingGunsmithing
Other CleaningRepairSharpening
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