Forager: All Skills Guide


The highly popular and quirky “idle game that you want to actively keep playing”. Explore, craft, gather & manage resources, find secrets and build your base out of nothing! Buy land to explore and expand!

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Forager Skills

Skills can be learned by spending a level point on it. At the beginning of the game, only the skills Industry, Economy, Foraging and Magic are available. Learning a skill will also reveal its four adjacent skills, which become available to be learned at any point.

Magic Skills

The Magic skill table.

MagicAllows you to find Faeries.
InscriptionUnlocks Inscription Table.
Novice ScrollsUnlocks basic level scrolls.
Expert ScrollsUnlocks expert level scrolls.
BrillianceGain 20% more XP.
AlchemyUnlocks Cauldron.
Novice PotionsUnlocks basic level potions.
Expert PotionsUnlocks expert level potions.
CombatUnlocks Basic Sword. Increases dodge chance by 15%
FaithUnlocks Shrine.
SpellbindBuffs last 50% longer. Gain XP when drinking potions and using scrolls.
ReagencyCauldrons and Inscription Tables.
FroststrikeAttacks have 50% chance to freeze enemies.
RenewalRecover energy when killing enemies.
SummoningShrines recharge twice as fast. Buffs last 50% longer.
TransmutationCan use Cauldrons to transmute Steel into Gems.

Foraging Skills

The Foraging skill table.

ForagingCotton spawns more often. Allows Beet and Wheat to spawn.
GatheringGain 4 inventory slots. Gain 25% more XP from plants and crops.
FarmingUnlocks Windmill. Unlocks Shovel. Unlocks Bread.
AgricultureUnlocks Sprinklers. Farms and Animals yield 25% more resources.
WoodcuttingTrees drop 50% more wood.
FishingFish Traps catch things 50% faster. Unlocks Cooked Fish.
CookingUnlocks Cookpots, Sugar, Mayo and Cheese.
VoracityGain 20% more energy when eating.
MiningRocks drop 40% more minerals.
HuntingUnlocks bows, arrows and Cooked Meat.
LootingSlain enemies drop coins.
GluttonyGain XP when eating things.
ProspectingRocks have 10% more chances of dropping gems. Increases the chance of finding rare items when digging by 30%.
GeologyAll rocks drop coal.
DepositUnlocks Quarry.
CalciverousAllows you to eat minerals and gems.

Economy Skills

The Economy skill table focuses on acquiring more coins through buying and selling items, increased production of coins and various discounts. Arguably, the most important skills in this table are Trade, Storage and Colonization.

EconomyGain 40 Coins.
CoinageForges produce 4 extra coins every time.
TradeUnlocks Market.
CommerceItems discarded from your inventory are instantly sold instead.
StorageUnlocks Vaults.
BankingUnlocks Banks.
ArtistryCrafted items are worth 25% more Coins.
SupplyMarket sells more items.
OpticsUnlocks Lighthouse. Doubles light radius.
TreasuryBanks generate coins 50% faster when adjacent to other banks.
BargainReduces all Coin costs by 15%.
GamblingUnlocks Slot Machines.
ArchitectureStructures have double health. Structures cost 15% fewer materials. Vaults have more inventory slots.
LogisticsLighthouses Mining Rods, Power Plants and Ballistas have double area of effect.
ColonizationPurchasing Lands is 30% cheaper.
CapitalismGain XP when selling things.

Industry Skills

The Industry skill table is arguably the most important one. It unlocks items such as Glass, Royal Steel and Oil, which are vital in progressing through the game.

IndustryUnlocks Steel. Unlocks Glass. Gain XP when building Structures.
SewingUnlocks Leather. Sewing Station works 25% faster.
TextilesUnlocks Basic Boots. Unlocks Basic Gloves.
JewelryUnlocks Basic Amulet. Gems sell for 20% more coins.
CarpentryUnlocks Torches. Structures cost 25% less wood.
SmeltingFurnaces and Forges operate 25% faster.
CraftmanshipUnlocks Royal Steel. Unlocks Royal Clothing.
PhysicsUnlocks Power Plants.
MasonryUnlocks Braziers. Structures cost 25% less stone and brick.
MachineryUnlocks Flower Press
AutomationUnlocks Mining Rods. Crafted items collect themselves.
EngineeringUnlocks EMP Grenade. Unlocks Droids. Structures work 25% faster.
BallisticsUnlocks Ballistas. Bows shoot triple arrows.
DrillingUnlocks Offshore Drills. 25% to find coal when digging.
ManufacturingUnlocks Factory. Structures have a 20% chance to craft double items.
LasersMining Rods and Droids deal double damage.

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