Providing companions has been like a new trend in the gaming world. Adapting to this trend, The Survivalists allows a player to tame and train monkeys. These monkeys act as companions and can help you survive the world of The Survivalists. In our monkey training guide, we will discuss everything that you need to know about monkeys. We will begin right from how to tame monkeys to how to train them to what tasks they can do in The Survivalists.
The Survivalists: How to Tame a Monkey?
Taming a monkey in The Survivalists depends on how you encounter it in the game. There are two possible ways you can find monkeys. The first way is to find them inside a cage and the other way is to find them in the wild.
If you find the monkey in a cage, all you need to do is use your hand axe to break the lock of the cage and free the monkey. That’s it, you don’t have to do anything else. As soon as the monkey is free and out of the cage, it will start following you.
When you find the monkeys in wild, you have to feed them with Monkey Meal to tame them in The Survivalists. To prepare a Monkey Meal, you need access to the fire. You can find a fire or create start your own campfire. Next, you need the following items:
- Petal x 1
- Berries x 1
- Makeshift Bowl x 1
Once you have all these items and access to fire, you can make a Monkey Meal and feed it to the monkeys to tame them. If you want to learn more about cooking, you can read our campfire cooking guide.
The Survivalists: How to Train Monkeys?
You can gather an army of monkeys to work for you. But before they start working, you will have to train them for the tasks they need to do. You can train monkeys from the Mimic mode. To train them you need to first show them how the task is done by doing it yourself. This will help them understand and perform the task. Find below the step-by-step guide to train monkeys in The Survivalists.
- Interact with the monkey
- Click on the mimic button
- Perform the task yourself
- Complete the whole task
- Give the tools to the monkeys
- Watch them do the job for you
You might not be able to train them correctly in the very first attempt, but it will become easy once you get hold of the rhythm.
The Survivalists: What Tasks the Monkeys can do?
You can train your monkeys to perform almost any task that you do. The only thing to note here is that monkeys can remember only one job at a time. So when your monkeys are trained for one thing and then you train them for another, they will completely forget the first one. Some of the tasks that you can train monkeys to perform in The Survivalists are:
- Building and Crafting
That’s the end of our The Survivalists monkeys training guide. The best use case of monkeys to use them for collecting metal ingots in the game. Read our where to get metal ingots in The Survivalists guide to know everything about metals. You can also read how to fish in the game as it is one of the most essential food items to survive.