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How To Drink Water In Sons Of The Forest

Managing your thirst levels is key to survival on the island. In this guide on How To Drink Water In Sons Of The Forest we tell you two basic techniques of keeping your thirst meter full, drinking water and then also a special plant that provides a good water boost and food too.

Not far from your camp, a short walk into the woods, just above the cave, you will find these small white flowers, Yarrow. These unique flowers provide an instant and quick boost to your thirst meter. However, these are best saved for adventures. You want to keep your inventory full of them so if you need to go into caves or explore further and further from camp, you always have a good water source in your backpack. If you’re near water, however, you can simply drink that.

How To Drink Water In Sons Of The Forest

It must be fresh water, you cannot do this with sea water. A river or pond is perfectly fine. Simply approach the water and make sure that you have no items in your hands. Press G to put anything you are holding away. Look down and you should see both of your empty hands in front of you. As long as they are empty, just walk into the water and follow the on-screen prompt to drink.

A headshot with an arrow is enough to take down the basic enemies in a single shot. In this guide on How To Make Arrows In Sons Of The Forest we'll explain how you can unlock the arrow recipe so that you can begin crafting your own arrows to use as ammo with a bow.
Learning to pick up and cook meat is vital if you want to survive on the island. In this guide on How To Pick Up And Cook Meat In Sons Of The Forest we'll explain the process of finding, preparing, and eating food so you can focus on building your base and surviving the threats of the island.
If you're playing multiplayer, you'll want to trade and give items to your friends. In this guide on How To Give Items To Friends In Sons Of The Forest we explain the mechanics behind trading as it's quite unique and appears as though the developers didn't want you trading or dropping certain items to other players.
It's difficult to swap to weapons when you're being chased but in this guide on How To Hotbar Or Quickslot Weapons & Items In Sons Of The Forest we explain how you can easily and quickly switch between different weapons and items in your backpack without having to open your full inventory.

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