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Grease Monkey
"Learn to build vehicles from junk in the wasteland! Vehicles can be assembled from parts without this perk."
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Attribute Intellect
Group Craftsmanship
Max level 5
Experience to level
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Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5

Grease Monkey is a Craftsmanship Perk in the Intellect Attribute.

Requirements and Effects[]

Skill Level Level Name Effect Description Intelligence Level Buy
1 Bicycle Mechanic Your passion to tinker and not walk everywhere has led you on the path of the bicycle mechanic. Can craft bicycle parts. Craft wheels and bicycle parts 33% cheaper. 2 1 PT
2 Minibike Master Why pedal everywhere when there is enough junk lying around to make a minibike? Can craft minibike parts, gas cans, and quality 2 car batteries. Craft minibike parts 33% cheaper. 4 1 PT
3 Motorcycle Maniac It was only a matter of time before going faster and carrying more gear was a necessity. You can craft motorcycle parts, oil, and quality 3 car batteries. Craft motorcycle parts 33% cheaper. 6 1 PT
4 Grease Monkey Nothing beats the safety and warmth of a nice 4x4 truck. You can craft 4x4 truck parts, more efficient stacks of gas cans and quality 4 car batteries. Craft 4x4 truck parts 33% cheaper. 8 1 PT
5 Avionics Wizard Your tinkering desire is never satisfied and only a true genius could figure out how to take to the skies with scrap iron. Can craft gyrocopter parts and quality 5 car batteries. Craft gyrocopter parts 33% cheaper. 10 1 PT


Skill Level Unlocks
1 Bicycle, Bicycle Handlebars, Bicycle Chassis, Wheel
2 Minibike, Minibike Handlebars, Minibike Chassis, Gas Can, Lead Car Battery
3 Motorcycle, Motorcycle Chassis, Motorcycle Handlebars, Oil
4 4x4 Truck, 4x4 Truck Chassis, 4x4 Truck Accessories
5 Gyrocopter, Gyrocopter Chassis, Gyrocopter Accessories



The following recipes require Grease Monkey: (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
4x4TruckAccessories.png 4x4 Truck Accessories ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *33, Headlight.png Headlight *8, ShortMetalPipe.png Short Iron Pipe *50, Spring.png Spring *4, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *16 Workbench Schematic
4x4TruckChassis.png 4x4 Truck Chassis IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *250, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *40, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *20, Leather.png Leather *40, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *16 Workbench Schematic
BicycleChassis.png Bicycle Chassis ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *5, Leather.png Leather *2, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *2, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *2, Spring.png Spring *2 Workbench Schematic
BicycleHandlebars.png Bicycle Handlebars DuctTape.png Duct Tape *3, Leather.png Leather *3, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *1, ShortMetalPipe.png Short Iron Pipe *9, Spring.png Spring *3 Workbench Schematic
GasCan.png Gas Can x 10 OilShale.png Oil Shale *1 Chemistry Station Schematic
GyrocopterAccessories.png Gyrocopter Accessories ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *33, Headlight.png Headlight *8, ShortMetalPipe.png Short Iron Pipe *50, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *10, Spring.png Spring *4 Workbench Schematic
GyrocopterChassis.png Gyrocopter Chassis IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *125, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *40, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *25, Leather.png Leather *40, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *20 Workbench Schematic
CarBattery.png Lead Car Battery ScrapLead.png Lead *180, Acid.png Bottle of Acid *4, ScrapPlastics.png Scrap Polymers *6 Chemistry Station -
MinibikeChassis.png Minibike Chassis ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *15, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *6, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *6, Leather.png Leather *6, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *1 Workbench Schematic
MinibikeHandlebars.png Minibike Handlebars MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *6, Spring.png Spring *3, Headlight.png Headlight *1, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *3, ShortMetalPipe.png Short Iron Pipe *9 Workbench Schematic
MotorcycleChassis.png Motorcycle Chassis IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *25, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *10, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *10, Leather.png Leather *10, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *3 Workbench Schematic
MotorcycleHandlebars.png Motorcycle Handlebars MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *10, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *10, Headlight.png Headlight *1, ElectricParts.png Electrical Parts *6, IngotSteel.png Forged Steel *5 Workbench Schematic
Wheel.png Wheel ScrapPlastics.png Scrap Polymers *24, Acid.png Bottle of Acid *1, ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *3, Oil.png Oil *2, Coal.png Coal *15 - -

Perception Animal Tracker · Dead Eye · Demolitions Expert · Javelin Master · Lock Picking · Lucky Looter · Salvage Operations · The Infiltrator · The Penetrator · Treasure Hunter
Strength Boomstick · Heavy Armor · Master Chef · Miner 69’er · Mother Lode · Pack Mule · Pummel Pete · Sexual Tyranosaurus · Skull Crusher
Fortitude Healing Factor · Iron Gut · Living Off The Land · Machine Gunner · Pain Tolerance · Rule 1: Cardio · The Brawler · The Huntsman · Well Insulated
Agility Archery · Deep Cuts · Flurry of Blows · From The Shadows · Gunslinger · Hidden Strike · Light Armor · Parkour · Run and Gun
Intellect Advanced Engineering · Better Barter · Charismatic Nature · Electrocutioner · Grease Monkey · Physician · The Daring Adventurer · Robotics Inventor