Tracking & Skinning
|Allows for the gathering of Animal Hides used in a variety of Crafting and Refining skills.
Tracking & Skinning also allows the player to track animals throughout the wilderness
|Trade Skill Tree||Gathering|
|Tools Type||Tracking & Skinning Animal Hides|
Tracking & Skinning is a Gathering Trade Skill in New World. Tracking & Skinning allows for the gathering of Animal Hides used in a variety of Crafting and Refining skills. Tracking & Skinning also allows the player to track animals throughout the wilderness. Trade Skills are a variety of non-combat skills that the player can invest in and master. Trade Skills belonging to the Crafting category focus on creating a large variety of items ranging from Weapons and Consumables to ammunition and furniture.
New World Tracking & Skinning Guide
Tracking & Skinning is the Gathering skill used to obtain Animal Hides used as materials for several Crafting and Refining recipes. Tracking & Skinning can be performed after killing wild animals such as boars, elk and wolves and Tracking & Skinning the carcass. Higher level skinners also develop a keen sense that allows them to track such animals throughout the wilderness.
Leveling up in Tracking & Skinning is accomplished by continually using the skill and will allow a player to skin the hides of tougher animals which can be used in higher-tier Crafting and Refining applications.
New World Tracking & Skinning Leveling up
- Leveling up in Tracking & Skinning allows for the tracking of rarer, higher-level animals.
- As with all Trade Skills, leveling up Gathering skills is done by continuously using the skill.
- Leveling up in a Gathering skill unlocks the ability to gather a wider variety of resources including higher-level ones.
- Additionally, unlocks the ability to detect nearby resources, as well as special resources used to modify items created by Crafting skills.
Tracking & Skinning Tools
Tracking & Skinning requires the use of a Tracking & Skinning Knife which can be crafted via Engineering. There are several tiers of Tracking & Skinning Knives available, each with an Engineering level requirement and a Forge tier requirement corresponding to the Knife's tier in order to craft. Utilizing higher-tier knives will speed up the Tracking & Skinning process but is not necessary for gathering the higher-tier, tougher variety of Animal Hides. When crafting Tracking & Skinning Knives, a Skinner's Charm can be included in the crafting process for a chance to imbue the tool with the Skinner's Luck Perk which provides a small boost to the chance of obtaining Rare Resources when Tracking & Skinning. Tracking & Skinning Knives must be in the player's inventory in order to perform the Tracking & Skinning skill.
|Tier||Item Name||Engineering Level||Equip Lvl. Req|
|Tier I||Flint Skinning Knife||0||1|
|Tier II||Iron Skinning Knife||0||5|
|Tier III||Steel Skinning Knife||50||20|
|Tier IV||Starmetal Skinning Knife||100||35|
|Tier V||Orichalcum Skinning Knife||150||50|
Tracking & Skinning Animal Hides
The table below details each type of Animal Hide that can be obtained. Note that Red Meat can frequently be obtained through Tracking & Skinning as well and is useful in a variety of Cooking recipes.
|Resources Gathered||Source Animal||Rare Resources||Tracking & Skinning Level||Locations Found|
|Rawhide||Any||-||?||Location coming soon|
|Thick Hide||Boar, Wolf, Bear, Elk, Alligator||-||85||Great Cleave, Mourningdale, Weaver's Fen|
|Iron Hide||Bison, Bear||-||?||Location coming soon|
Tracking & Skinning Notes and Tips
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