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Recipes are essentially which ingredients you need in order to craft a certain type of item. Recipes can be used to craft a wide array of items, like Health Kits, Molotovs, and even Arrows.
In order to use a recipe, you'll need the ingredients that are required to make the item. These ingredients are found scattered throughout the areas you explore, and can even be picked up off of fallen enemies.
Recipes can be accessed by pressing the Touchpad and opening up the crafting menu. Here you can see a list of all the tools and weapons that you can craft with the ingredients you have with you.
To unlock a recipe, you must first pick up the tool or weapon for the first time to learn its components. Once you have them in your inventory, you will be able to craft them as long as you have the correct materials. For the most part, you will learn these automatically as you progress, although a few are unlocked via other methods (such as Player Upgrades, etc.)
Unlocking all recipes and crafting all items is required to get the following trophy.
|Tools of the Trade|
|Craft every item|
Whenever you reach the maximum capacity of a material, you won't be able to pick them up when you find more on the ground. Be sure to check if you can craft any tool or weapon from the crafting menu that uses said ingredient, use it, and pick up the one you found. This is a simple trick to manage your resources and maximize the tools you get to survive.
The following items are the different recipes that you can craft with the materials that you find throughout the game.
|Item||Ingr. 1||Ingr. 2||Ingr. 3||Effect|
|Health Kit||Alcohol||Rag||-||Restores a moderate amount of health. Hold R2 to use.|
|Molotov||Alcohol||Rag||-||Explodes on impact, and fire lingers in the area.|
|Stun Bomb||Canister||Explosive||-||Stuns enemies in a small area on impact.|
|Melee Upgrade||Binding||Blade||Melee Weapon||Restores melee weapon to full durability and increases its damage. Requires a melee weapon.|
|Silencer||Rag||Canister||-||Silences the pistol. Breaks after 3 shots.|
|Trap Mine||Canister||Explosive||-||Deploys in place and and detonates on enemy proximity.|
|Arrows x2||Binding||Blade||-||Standard ammo for the bow. Silently kills enemies. Crafts 2 arrows.|
|Explosive Arrow||Explosive||Binding||-||Detonates on impact dealing massive damage in a large blast radius.|
|Pipe Bombs x2||Alcohol||Canister||Explosive||Bounce on impact and explodes after a short delay. Crafts 2 bombs.|
|Shivs x2||Binding||Blade||-||Instantly kills enemies from stealth and saves from clicker grabs. Crafts 2 shivs that break on use.|
|Hunting Pistol Ammo x2||Explosive||Blade||-||Standard ammo for the Hunting Pistol. Deals heavy damage with high accuracy. Crafts 2 bullets.|
|Incendiary Shells||Alcohol||Explosive||-||Special ammo for the shotgun. Sets targets ablaze in a large area. Crafts 2 shells.|
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|Combat Guide and Tips||List of Skill Upgrades|
|How to Use Listen Mode||How to Stealth Kill | Stealth Tips|
|How to Upgrade Weapons||-|
|Controls and Techniques|
|Game Controls & Settings|
|How to Ride the Horse||How to Heal|
|How to Use Quick Turn||How to Run (Sprint)|
|How to Turn on Aim Assist||How to Ride the Boat|
|Resources and Tools|
|What are Scavenged Parts?||What are Ingredients?|
|Recipe List||List of Training Manuals and Locations|
|List of All Workbench Locations||How to Get Infinite Ammo|
|Exploration and Secrets|
|Safe Combinations and Locations||How to Find the Downtown Seattle Map|
|Trophy Guide | List of Trophies||How to Open the Bank Vault|
|Soda Can Code||How to Earn the High Score in the Archery Game|
|How to Win the Marksmanship Competition||How to Put a Hat on your Companion|
|How to Find the Engraved Ring||How to Find the Strange Artifact|
|How to Unlock the Hidden Trophies||Easter Eggs|
|Which Skills Should You Upgrade First?||Which Weapon Upgrades Should You Get First?|
|How to Play Guitar||What Carries Over Into New Game Plus?|
|How to Use Photo Mode||Difficulty Settings and Best Difficulty|
|How to Use Generators||Scent Trails Explained|
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This walkthrough was helpful but I did not appreciate Lev being misgendered. He is a boy/man (can’t remember his age). I hope your choose to edit the pronouns to be correct.
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