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Advanced Engineering
"Engineer advanced items such as workbenches, electrical items and traps and craft 20% faster on workbenches."
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Attribute Intellect
Group Craftsmanship
Max level 5
Experience to level
Experience Multiplier
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Skill points to level
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Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5

Advanced Engineering is a Craftsmanship Perk in the Intellect Attribute.

Requirements and Effects[]

Skill Level Level Name Effect Description Intellect Level Buy
1 Blacksmith You are now a blacksmith and able to forge iron and other metal objects. Craft forges and craft items with them 20% faster. Craft glue cheaper. 1 1 PT
2 Tinkerer Your tinkering is proving useful in the apocalypse. Craft workbenches and cement mixers and craft items with them 20% faster. 4 1 PT
3 Electrician You are now an electrician. Learn to craft generators, and build advanced base defense systems such as electric fences & blade traps. Gain 20% XP from electrical trap kills. Efficient craftsman. All forge recipes cost 10% less, crafting Forged Steel and electrical devices costs 15% less. 6 1 PT
4 Inventor Learn to craft shotgun turrets for short range concentrated base defense, battery banks and nail guns. Gain 35% XP from electrical trap kills. All forge recipes cost 15% less, crafting Forged Steel and electrical devices costs 25% less. 8 1 PT
5 Advanced Engineer Learn to craft SMG auto turrets for the best ranged base defense, and crucibles to forge steel in forges. Gain 50% XP from Electrical Trap Kills. All forge recipes cost 20% less, crafting Forged Steel and electrical devices costs 35% less. 10 1 PT


Skill Level Unlocks
1 Forge
2 Workbench, Cement Mixer
3 Generator Bank, Electric Wire Relay, Electric Timer Relay, Switch, Simple Light, Industrial Light, Mining Helmet, Spotlight, Speaker, Trigger Plate, Dart Trap, Motion Sensor, Trip Wire Post, Electric Fence Post, Blade Trap
4 Battery Bank, Shotgun Auto Turret, Nailgun, Auger, Garage Door Metal, Garage Door Metal v2, Garage Door Metal v3, Reinforced Drawbridge, Vault Door v3, Vault Hatch v3
5 SMG Auto Turret, Crucible



The following recipes require Advanced Engineering: (NOTE: Times are based on a level one skill and the material that an object is crafted from, which is only reliable for food at the moment, so is rather difficult to calculate, this table is auto-generated):

Item Required Materials Workstation Book
CeilingLight01.png Basic Light Bulb ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *3, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *6 Workbench Schematic
BatteryBank.png Battery Bank ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *10, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *11, ScrapPlastics.png Scrap Polymers *6 Workbench -
BladeTrap.png Blade Trap ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *13, IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *13, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *8, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *6, Oil.png Oil *10 Workbench -
CementMixer.png Cement Mixer ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *25, Spring.png Spring *4, SmallEngine.png Engine *1, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *10 Workbench Schematic
ChemistryStation.png Chemistry Station Beaker.png Beaker *1, ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *100, CookingPot.png Cooking Pot *3, ShortMetalPipe.png Short Iron Pipe *30, Acid.png Bottle of Acid *5 Workbench -
Crucible.png Crucible ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *100, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *20, RockSmall.png Small Stone *1200, Oil.png Oil *20, ClaySoil.png Clay Soil *900 Workbench Schematic
DartTrap.png Dart Trap ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *20, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *6, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *4 Workbench -
ElectricFencePost.png Electric Fence Post ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *7, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *3 Workbench Schematic
Electrictimerrelay.png Electric Timer Relay ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *2, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *5 Workbench -
ElectricWireRelay.png Electric Wire Relay ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *2, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *1 Workbench -
Forge.png Forge RockSmall.png Small Stone *50, ClaySoil.png Clay Soil *60, Leather.png Leather *10, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *3, ShortMetalPipe.png Short Iron Pipe *3 - -
GeneratorBank.png Generator Bank ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *10, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *10, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *14 Workbench -
IndustrialLight01.png Industrial Light ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *6, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *6 Workbench Schematic
MotionSensor.png Motion Sensor ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *2, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *1, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *5 Workbench Schematic
Nailgun.png Nailgun IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *20, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *20, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *2, ScrapPlastics.png Scrap Polymers *10, Spring.png Spring *5 Workbench -
AutoTurret.png SMG Auto Turret MotionSensor.png Motion Sensor *1, IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *30, HandgunParts.png Handgun Parts *3, Oil.png Oil *10, ScrapPlastics.png Scrap Polymers *5 Workbench -
ShotgunTurret.png Shotgun Auto Turret IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *62, ScrapPlastics.png Scrap Polymers *15, Oil.png Oil *15, MotionSensor.png Motion Sensor *1, GunDoubleBarrelShotgunParts.png Shotgun Parts *4 Workbench -
CeilingLight01.png Simple Light ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *2, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *4 Workbench -
Speaker.png Speaker ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *4, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *3 Workbench -
MobileSpotlight.png Spotlight Headlight.png Headlight *1, ScrapIron.png Iron *50, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *8, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *2 Workbench Schematic
Switch.png Switch ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *2, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *1, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *1 Workbench -
PressurePlate.png Trigger Plate x PressurePlate.pngx PressurePlateLong.png ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *10, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *2, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *2
ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *50, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *6, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *8
TripWirePost.png Trip Wire Post Woodresource.png Wood *5, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *1 Workbench -
Workbench.png Workbench ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *25, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *20, Wrench.png Wrench *1, Clawhammer.png Claw Hammer *1, Woodresource.png Wood *50 - Schematic