Small Game Hunting

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"Small Game Hunting allows you to catch and attack small animals."
Requirements:
Skill(s) required:
Proficiencies required:
500 Flora & Fauna icon.png Flora & Fauna
1300 Hunting & Hideworking icon.png Hunting & Hideworking
Skills Unlocked:
Crafts Unlocked:
Builds Unlocked:
Others Unlocked:

In-Game Text

"I Might well mainteine that of all chases, the Hare maketh greatest pastime and pleasure..."

-George Tubervile, The Noble Arte of Venerie or Hunting

With hunting, as with many of the various new and unfamiliar occupations and tasks that the young Pilgrim is wont to undertake upon having arrived in the New World, it is best to start small. Small Game Hunting allows you to catch and attack small animals.

About

Small Game Hunting icon.png Small Game Hunting is a Hunting Skill which allow pilgrims attack and harvest Small Game.

Small Game include:

Knives and Butchering

Having a Knife equipped when Butchering or Skinning creatures will speed up the process, transfer Purity, and prevent the Insanity gained when Butchering by hand. When you finish Butchering any Creature it will leave a temporary Blood Splatter icon.png Blood Splatter behind.

Method Speed Gain Insanity? Notes
By Hand Slow Yes
Butcher Knife icon.png Butcher Knife Moderate No
Knife of Coyote icon.png Knife of Coyote Fast No
Hunting Knife icon.png Hunting Knife Fastest No Store bought.

Meat and Knife Purity

A Knife will take on the Purity of the Bar of Pig Iron icon.png Bar of Pig Iron used to make its Knife Blade icon.png Knife Blade. The Purity of your Knife will transfer directly onto the Meat you receive when Butchering a Creature while your Knife is equipped.

Hunting Skills

Skill Benefit
Bug Hunting icon.png Bug Hunting Attack and Butcher Bugs.
Small Game Hunting icon.png Small Game Hunting Attack and Butcher Small Game.
Big Game Hunting icon.png Big Game Hunting Attack and Butcher Big Game.
Monster Hunting icon.png Monster Hunting Attack and Butcher Monsters.

NOTE: Creatures can still attack you and you CAN defend yourself and kill them, but without the proper Skills you cannot initiate the attack nor Butcher the defeated Creature.

Poultry Skills

Skill Benefit
Survival Skills icon.png Survival Skills Wring a Turkey icon.png Turkey's Neck.
Simple Cooking icon.png Simple Cooking
Small Game Hunting icon.png Small Game Hunting
Turkey Farming icon.png Turkey Farming
Monster Hunting icon.png Monster Hunting Hunt and Butcher Argopelter icon.png Argopelters and Hydrukey icon.png Hydrukeys.