Upgrading your tools gives you a massive advantage in The Front. In this guide on How To Get Upgraded Tools In The Front we’ll explain the quickest and easiest method to get brand new tools as the higher level your tools, the faster and more return you get when you are harvesting materials from wood, stone, and plants.
If you are just starting out in the game, be sure to search around. You can often find old chests and barrels that can be looted. While not common, you are able to find Iron tools and similar in these chests. Finding one of these early can make the stages of getting your initial base constructed a breeze, although you will struggle to be able to repair the item until you have the correct structures in place.
How To Get Upgraded Tools In The Front
To do it the old fashioned way, you will need to look at some specific tech unlocks. Head to the tech screen and then select the Weapons tree. From there, you want to unlock Stone Knife, Wood Hammer, and then Weapon Crafting Table. After that, you will see the Iron Axe and Iron Knife tools. This unlocks the Iron Axe, Iron Pickaxe, Iron Spade, Iron Knife and Iron Sickle. Basically, every single gathering tool in upgraded form.
Then, all you need to do next, is to craft a Weapons Bench and use the recipes on the Weapons bench to craft the upgraded tools.