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How To Unlock All Recipes In Windbound

How To Unlock All Recipes In Windbound
Want to find and learn more recipes? This guide on How To Unlock All Recipes In Windbound tells you about the special items you need to find to unlock all of the recipes we have discovered during our adventure through the game so far.

Recipes represent all the different items you can craft and make it Windbound. They can provide you with brand new weapons, new tools for survival, and even upgrades to your boat. Windbounds recipe system is quite unique as you discover recipes as you harvest and gather more materials.

Some of the materials can be hard to find so if you want to unlock a specific recipe, check out our Windbound crafting ingredients guide.

Windbound Recipes Guide – Survival Recipes

Recipe NameRecipe UseHow To Unlock
Grass RopeUsed in various recipesHarvest Thick Grass
Bone ShovelUsed to dig Interact with a digging spot
Palm BagIncreases inventory spaceHarvest a Palm Frond
HammerHarvest breakablesCraft Grass Sling
CampfireUsed to cook and tan itemsHarvest A Stick
AxeUsed to harvest resourcesTry to cut down a dead tree
Heavy Duty BagIncreases inventory by 18 SlotsFind Silk Thread
Cat's Luck HelmReduces fall damageLoot Plainstalker Horn & Silk Thread
Stealth BagAdds 12 inventory slotsLoot Gloomharrow Skin & Silk Thread
Shrouded HoodCreatures are less likely to see youLoot Gloomharrow Skin & Silk Thread
Shrouded ArmorCreatures are less likely to see youLoot Gloomharrow Skin & Silk Thread
Armored BagAdds 12 Inventory slotsHarvest Crude Metal
OilUsed in recipesHarvest a Fish

Windbound Recipes Guide – Weapon Recipes

Recipe NameRecipe UseHow To Unlock
Stick SpearA basic weaponUnlocked automatically
Grass SlingBasic ranged weaponHarvest Thick Grass
Scatter RocksAmmo for sling weaponsCraft Grass Sling
Leather SlingBetter ranged weaponCraft Grass Sling
Poison BombPoison ranged attacksDestroy pots in a village-like area (not a guaranteed drop). Loot a Poison Gland
Bone Tipped SpearImproved melee weaponLoot a bone from a dead animal
Torment BowAdvanced ranged weaponFind Leviathan's Heart Gem on a tiny island or from mining
Basic ArrowsAmmo for bowsCraft a bow
Bone ArrowsAmmo for bowsCraft arrows, loot Bleenk Frond
Oil BombAmmo for slingLoot an Oil Bomb from a broken jar
GliderAllows you to glideFind Silk Thread from enemies (Cocoon enemies in Chapter III+)
Stick BowBasic BowFind Silk Thread from enemies (Cocoon enemies in Chapter III+)
Plainstalker BowAdvanced bowLoot a Plainstalker Horn & Silk Thread
Hunter BowAdvanced BowLoot Wood from a dead tree
Tempest BowAdvanced bow with Lightning damageLoot Storm's Eye Gem
Bastion BowAdvanced bow that absorbs damage in an areaLoot Sentinel's Gem

Windbound Recipes Guide – Boat Recipes

Recipe NameRecipe UseHow To Unlock
Grass CanoeA basic boatUnlocked on the starting island
Grass BasketAdds 3 storage to your boatUnlocked on the starting island
AnchorStops boat drifting awayHarvest a Rock
Grass MastIncreases boat speedHarvest a Stick
Bamboo DeckBoat upgradeHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Bamboo MastBoat upgradeHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Bamboo CanoeBoat upgradeHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Grass HullBoat upgradeHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Bamboo HullBoat upgradeHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Bamboo BucketStores 5 items on the boatHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Bamboo Hull SpikesProtects the boatHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Bag RackStores a bag on your boatHarvest a piece of Bamboo (Chapter II+)
Wooden DeckParts for a wooden shipHarvest a piece of Wood
Wooden MastParts for a wooden shipHarvest a piece of Wood
Wooden CanoeParts for a wooden shipHarvest a piece of Wood
Wooden HullParts for a wooden shipHarvest a piece of Wood
Gloomharrow FigureheadFigurehead for your boatHarvest a piece of Wood & Leviathans Heart Gem
Wooden Hull ArmorProtects against collisions Harvest Wood
Wooden Hull SpikesProtects from predatorsHarvest Wood
Plainstalker FigureheadFigurehead for your boatLoot Storm's Eye Gem
Metal Hull ArmorProtects your boatHarvest Crude Metal
Wood ChestStore 7 items on your boatHarvest Wood & Crude Metal
Metal Hull SpikesProtects your shipHarvest Crude Metal
Scale Hull ArmorProtects your boatHarvest Shell Fragment
Gorehorn FigureheadFigurehead for your boatHarvest Sentinel's Gem

We are working on discovering more recipes so check back soon.

Once you find some Bamboo, you can upgrade your boat. This guide on How To Upgrade & Build A Bamboo Boat In Windbound explains how you can piece together the Bamboo Deck and Bamboo Hull so you can have a much bigger boat, allowing for additional storage and a portable campfire.
Finding and cooking food is vital for your survival. This guide on Where To Find Food In Windbound offers a basic introduction to the many different sources of food you will find during your early adventures through the first chapter of Windbound.
Lost and struggling on where to go in Windbound? This Windbound Chapter 1 Walkthrough Guide will explain the basics of the game and how you are meant to progress through the first Chapter as although there are no objective markers or hints, there's a clear route to follow.
Death has a huge penalty in Windbound so you'll want as much life as possible. This guide on How To Increase Life In Windbound will tell you what to search for in order to increase your maximum life pool, making the survival aspect of Windbound much, much easier.

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