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Hard Bone
Hard Bone.png
Latin name: Os solidum
Item type: Tool
Obtained: Grabbing
Location(s): Carcass
Alterable: No
Consumable: No
Force Multiplier


Hard Bone is a tool item and a weapon.

Hard Bone (Os solidum).png
In-game model of Hard Bone

How to create

SenseIcon HardBone.png Hard Bone is produced by Butcher ico 128.pngbutchering certain carcasses. Most rocks or blunt objects can be used for butchering but there are two tools that excel at butchering: a MindIcon BasaltChopper.pngBasalt Chopper or an MindIcon ObsidianScraper.pngObsidian Scraper.

How to obtain

The Hard Bone can be Grab ico.png grabbed from a butchered carcass.

Where to obtain

The following carcasses will supply hard bone:

How to use

The Hard Bone unlike other tools is only useful as a weapon. It is a mix of wood, rocks, and stones weapons. The Hard Bone allows you to have distance from an attacker, they never break, but only cause blunt force trauma. They are a compromise of the best and worst of the other weapons.

The Hard Bone can damage animals, kill them if already badly hurt, and is Intimidate ico 128.png intimidating to predators.

  • Main advantage: Will not break if used and can be used multiple times in combat. Which means you won't need to constantly give weapons to clan members as they defend themselves.
  • Disadvantage: Will help intimidate an animal but will not likely kill your foe in a single strike.

Understand that attacking certain big animals with a Hard Bone will lead to your hominid taking damage and negative status effects even with a successful attack:

If you decide to use a Hard Bone as a weapon, you should have plenty of positive status effects or "protections" in place to mitigate any damage that may occur during combat using the Hard Bone.

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