Perks

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Perks are permanent modifiers that improve character skills and unlock passive enhancements.

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Anatomy and Alchemy (Tech Tree)
Icon Name Description Source Notes Tech Points
Butcher Perk.png Butcher You know how to work with meat. You have a less chance of making a surgical error when extracting hardspares and softspares. Technology: Gentle Butcher Reduces the chance (all the way to zero when on T2 table) to add a surgical error to a corpse when extracting blood, fat, skull, bone or skin.
Surgeon Perk.png Surgeon The dead won't sue you, but still you need to be careful. You have a reduced chance of making a surgical error when extracting important parts. Technology: Surgery Reduces the chance (all the way to zero when on T2 table) to add a surgical error to a corpse when extracting brain, intestines or heart.
Scientist Perk.png Scientist You've inhaled a lot of fumes during your experiments. You've developed an inner voice that helps you measure ingredients. You will produce one extra reagent from any material. Technology: Master of Alchemy Decomposing items at the Alchemy mill, Hand mixer, Distillation cube, or Distillation cube II yields +1 reagent. Green Tech Point100
Blue Tech Point40
Cultist Perk.png Cultist Everything has a meaning. You can see White Skull and Red Skull of body parts. Technology: Cultist Shows what White Skull and Red Skull any specific organ contributes to body. Be aware that it does not show what you gain from removing it, but what it contributes to the body (which is the opposite).

Unlocked after the Dark Bodies technology is revealed in the Inquisitor questline.

NOTE: The Cultist perk does not work on Android, as clicking on an organ selects it for removal, rather than opening a dialog with information.

Blue Tech Point300
Theology (Tech Tree)
Icon Name Description Source Notes Tech Points
Preacher Perk.png Preacher Episcop told you that now you can arrange a church service. So there you go! Technology: Faith Can access the Church allowing you to hold sermons and access the Alchemy Laboratory. N/A
Unlocked through Episcop.
Cardinal Perk.png Cardinal The church is not only a triumph of the spirit. It's also a number of buildings and properties. You've learned how to manage them, so ceremonies give you extra money. Technology: Price of Faith Receive Copper Coin1 more per Graveyard Rating from sermons.
(From Copper Coin3 to Copper Coin4; ~33% increase)
Book Writing (Tech Tree)
Icon Name Description Source Notes Tech Points
Curious Mind Perk.png Curious Mind You go deeper. Find out the essence of things. Studying an item has a chance of giving you a story. Technology: Research Stories will occasionally drop after studying something in the Study Table. N/A
Unlocked through Episcop
Journalist Perk.png Journalist You notice the little things about people. Put these things together and you have a story. Sometimes you can get a story from dialog. Technology: Journalist

Quest with Ms. Charm (after dialog with Vagner)

You always get a story when completing a quest (or step of a quest) with an NPC.
Writer Perk.png Writer You know how to put words together. Sometimes you even manage to write a good sentence. Mother would be proud. Technology: Writing Tricks Improves the quality by 30% (+0.3) when crafting stories, notes, chapters, and most sermons.
Note that crafting a Book is not affected by either writing perk. (see Jeweler)
Playwright Perk.png Playwright You write good books. Actually you find you can just write down anything you remember from modern culture. Technology: Playwright Improves the quality by 50% (+0.5) when crafting stories, notes, chapters, and most sermons.
Note that crafting a book is not affected by either writing perk. (see Jeweler)
Farming and Nature (Tech Tree)
Icon Name Description Source Notes Tech Points
Master Gatherer Perk.png Master Gatherer You love nature and nature loves you back. You can gather more resources from small plants. Technology: Master Gathering The yield of wild plants when gathered is increased by +1 (flowers, mushrooms, berries etc).
Farmer Perk.png Farmer You aren't afraid of getting your hands dirty. You can select good seeds and harvest a better crop. Technology: Gardening Higher quality harvests from the Garden and Vineyard. Green Tech Point50
Blue Tech Point10
Beefriend Perk.png Beekeeper You've been bitten so many times that bees can't even damage you any more. So you have plenty of time to collect honey from the beehive. Technology: Beefriend Bees no longer hurt you when harvesting honey. Receive twice as much honey when harvesting wild hives. Does not affect amount of received beeswax or bees. Green Tech Point20
Blue Tech Point50
Wine Master Perk.png Wine Master You like to drink alcohol-especially wine! Your hangover depends on the alcohol you drank. Moreover, all alcohol you make has a better quality. Technology: Blending Improves the quality by 80% (+0.8) when crafting red wine. Also you receive 20% more energy when drinking wine and beer.
Smithing (Tech Tree)
Icon Name Description Source Notes Tech Points
Blacksmith Perk.png Blacksmith You like to work with red-hot iron. Hammering relaxes you. And when the work is done, you always manage to find time to make extra nails. Technology: Inborn Blacksmith All anvils will produce more products:
+3 nails, +1 simple parts, and +1 complex parts.
Also improves the quality by 10% (+0.1) when crafting complex steel chisels.
Big Guy Perk.png Big Guy It appears that if you work with iron a lot, you become big and strong. +1 damage +1 defense. Technology: Martial Skills Increases weapon damage by +2.
Increases base defense by +2.
Update Alert.png Inaccurate in-game description.
Red Tech Point10
Blue Tech Point75
Fireman Perk.png Fireman The spurting flame charms you. You know how to increase productivity, and you can smelt more ore per load. Technology: Rules of Burning Unlocks a second iron ingot recipe;
produces 2x ingots from 2x ore,
at 4/5 the fuel in 5/6 the time.
Engineer Perk.png Engineer You know how complex mechanisms work. All the details of your work are top quality. Even your carving and jewelry look cleaner. Technology: Engineer Improves the quality by 30% (+0.3) when crafting carved marble, carved wood, and complex steel chisels.
Sword Master Perk.png Sword master You know how to use your blade! You inflict additional damage and probably look cool with your sword. Technology: Sword master Increases weapon damage by +5. Red Tech Point50
Blue Tech Point100
Building (Tech Tree)
Icon Name Description Source Notes Tech Points
Axeman Perk.png Axeman You know how to use an axe. Chopping a small tree can now give you an additional log. Also you can make more firewood and wedges from log chunks. Technology: Woodcutter Provides an additional log from small trees and more firewood (+5) when splitting billets at the chopping spot.
Update Alert.png No longer affects wood wedges.
Miner Perk.png Miner You are a true miner. You find precious metals and gems more often but it's still a matter of luck and energy. Technology: Scent of Gold Find rare resources more often when mining. Green Tech Point50
Blue Tech Point100
Carpenter Perk.png Carpenter You know how to deal with wood! Circular Saws are more productive in your hands. Technology: Tricks of the Trade The Circular saw will produce more products:
+1 billet, +2 flitch, +1 plank, +1 beam.
Also improves the quality by 50% (+0.5) when crafting carved wood.
Mason Perk.png Mason Stones are your passion, so your stone carving is really good. Also your so efficient you get and extra piece of stone from a big rock. Technology: Tricks of the Trade Increases the yield of stone pieces from stone slabs at stone cutters by +2.
Update Alert.png Inaccurate in-game description.
Does not impact stone outcroppings.
Also improves the quality by 50% (+0.5) when crafting carved marble.
Jeweler Perk.png Jeweler You have a nose for gems, so you will find them more often. Also, you know how to make really nice jewelry. Technology: Best Friend Increases the yield by +1 from precious-outcroppings found in the Dungeon.
Also improves the quality by 70% (+0.7) when crafting books.
Blue Tech Point150

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Perks
Icon Name Description Source Notes
Cook Perk.png Cook Not Obtainable Unknown.
Natural Writer Perk.png Natural Writer Not Obtainable Unknown.
Naturalist Perk.png Naturalist Not Obtainable Unknown.
Magnifier Perk.png Magnifier Not Obtainable Unknown.
Writer Thief Perk.png Writer Thief Not Obtainable Unknown.
Brewer Perk.png Brewer Not Obtainable Unknown.
Master Potter Perk.png Master Potter Not Obtainable Unknown.
Wine Master 2 Perk.png Wine Master 2 Not Obtainable Unknown.
Skinner Perk.png Skinner Not Obtainable Unknown.