Everything you need to know about the survival watch
We describe the different modes and menus of Survival Watch in Stranded Deep and how to use them.
The Survival Watch is Stranded Deep’s smart way of showing you all about your character without having to navigate awkward menus. With some kind of hyper-smart tracking ability, the watch is sort of able to tell how bad your skin is burnt, how good you are at cooking pigs, and when you’ve been drinking water. for the last time. If only it was smart enough to have the plans and materials for a speedboat …
Here’s everything you need to know about the watch in Stranded Deep, like how to figure out what it’s telling you and what might be wrong if it starts beeping.
There are three modes for the watch
Your character’s information is distributed three different modes on the survival watch, which you can browse whenever you want. This is available from the start of the game. It’s a good idea to get used to the different parts of the watch – it might keep you alive.
- the first mode includes data on how long you survived, your SPF level and time of day.
- the second mode includes information about your various skills, all of which have a maximum level of 7. This includes things like cooking and crafting.
- the third mode gives you information about the effects of your status, such as poison or hydration. There are both positive and negative status effects dictated by a + or a -.
First Mode – Survival
The first mode tells the player the date, time of the game and the number of days elapsed during your current game. This is also where you see details about your vital signs, such as Health, hunger, thirst and your SPF score – that’s how you get hot.
If your health is low, you need to keep your character both nourished and hydrated. Hunger and thirst can be increased by food and water, respectively, and together contribute to your character’s overall health. The SPF rating determines the impact of the sun on your character. A quick dip under the waves is often enough to cool off.
- The watch will start beeping whenever these vital signs go low. You can delay the beep by pressing the watch again, although this will only last about 90 seconds.
- You should make a habit of checking this part of the watch regularly.
- Water is probably one of the most important things in Stranded Deep. Here is our guide to getting enough water.
Second mode – Skills
There are five different skills in Stranded Deep: Hunting, Cooking, Gathering, Physics and Crafting. These skills are improved by completing different tasks and your progress is measured on the second page of the watch.
- Cooked is leveled by cooking food. Higher cooking levels will improve the health of any food eaten.
- Physical determines the health of the player. He is raised by building objects with the hammer, running and swimming.
- the Harvest Skill determines how quickly your character can gather resources. The more harvest, the better.
- Arts and crafts increases your ability to build new things, like buildings and tools. You improve your crafting skills by building just about anything.
- the Hunt the skill increases your overall damage. You gain experience in this skill by killing creatures, such as wild boars and sharks.
Third Mode – State Effects
Keeping an eye on the effects of your status is quite important. They can often be decisive in surviving the next day. Negative effects, like Poison, can kill your character within days.
- Status effects, like Poison, also appear on your character’s arms.
- You will need to heal status effects through specific methods, such as crafting an Antidote if you are bitten by a snake.
- Other negative status ailments in the game include fractures, bleeding, starvation, sunstroke… there are a lot of things that can kill you in Stranded Deep.
- Positive effects include buffs to craft, how to activate Shark repellent or build a Splint to mend a broken bone.
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