Perks

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

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Anatomy and Alchemy
Icon Name Description Source Notes
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 Removes the chance 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: Surgeon Removes the chance 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, or Distillation Cubes yields +1 reagent.
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).
Theology
Icon Name Description Source Notes
Preacher Perk.png Preacher Episcop told you that now you can arrange a church service. So there you go! Main Quest with Episcop Can access the Church allowing you to hold sermons and access the Alchemy Laboratory.
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
Icon Name Description Source Notes
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

Quest with Episcop (after church opening)

Stories will occasionally drop after studying something in the Study Table.
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
Icon Name Description Source Notes
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.
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.
Master Gatherer Perk.png Master Gatherer You love nature and nature loves you back. You can gather more resources from small plants. Technology: Master Gatherer The yield of wild plants when gathered is increased by +1 - flowers, mushrooms, berries etc.
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 revive 20% more energy when drinking wine and beer.
Smithing
Icon Name Description Source Notes
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 Crafting on the Anvil now gives you more: nails (from 6 to 8), simple iron parts (from 3 to 4), and complex iron parts (from 2 to 3).
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 3/4 the fuel and 5/6 the time.
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.
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.
Building
Icon Name Description Source Notes
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 Additional logs from small trees and +3 firewood (from 6 to 9) when splitting billets at the chopping spot.
Update Alert.png No longer affects wooden 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.
Carpenter Perk.png Carpenter You know how to deal with wood! Circular Saws are more productive in your hands. Technology: Tricks of the Trade Circular Saws produce extra products: one more product (plank, billet and beam) per one 'craft'
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 Extra Piece of Stone when breaking large rocks at the Stone Cutter. You are getting 8 stone pieces from breaking big stone chunk. Also you get +0.3 in quality when making 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 Improves the quality by 70% (0.7) when crafting books. Also increases the yield by +1 from precious-outcroppings found in the lower levels of the Dungeon.

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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.