Sons of the Forest is the latest survival-horror game by Endnight Games which was released on February 23, 2023. The game is a sequel to its 2018 predecessor, The Forest. The game harnesses the survival-horror mechanics in a great way as you are stranded on a cannibal-infested island.
If you are on the hunt for item codes, you must be having a hard time at the game. You might also want some good gear in your inventory without giving copious amounts of time for it. If that is the case then we have got you covered with this comprehensive guide about item codes in Sons of the Forest and how to use them.
Sons of the Forest item codes: What are they and how to use them
Item codes are specific codes assigned for the different items you find or craft during the came. Using these codes by accessing the game’s internal file directory will grant you free items in your inventory without much effort. Although this method is unethical and not user-friendly, it is good if you want to save some grinding time in.
You will have to edit the game’s saved files thus you will have to be careful with the changes you make. As mentioned earlier, this method is unethical and not user-friendly. Back up your files to be safe from any mishaps.
How to use these codes
As mentioned earlier, you will have to edit the saved files of Sons of the Forest. Be sure to back up all the files before starting the process.
To locate your saved files:
- Go to: C:\User\[UserName]\AppData\LocalLow\Endnight\SonsOfTheForest\Saves
- You will find a folder with 17 digits in there. Open it.
- Open either SinglePlayer or MultiPlayer to access save files for that mode.
- A list of folders for each saved file will appear. Try to find your preferred saved file by sorting by date and time.
- Make a backup of your saved file to avoid any mishaps.
- Find the one saved file you want to edit for accessing your inventory.
If you want to add items to your inventory, open the folder of the save you want to edit, look for the file name PlayerInventorySaveData and open it using Notepad. You will see a whole program with codes and strings on your screen. The repeating codes and strings are denoting your current inventory in the Sons of the Forest save file.
The format of the codes are:
Your main focus right now should be the emboldened X‘s. The XXX is where you enter the item code, as codes are all 3-digit numbers. The single X is where you must enter the quantity you want your specific item in. You should never go beyond your inventory capacity for quantity.
Paste the above string into the notepad file, placing it after the comma of an existing item string. Save the notepad file and close it. If you have followed everything correctly up until now, your items should be in your inventory.
Sons of the Forest item code list
Below is a list of all the item codes:
|Energy Mix +||462|
|Health Mix +||456|
|MRE Snack Rations||438|
|Slug (shotgun ammo)||363|
|Stun Gun Ammo||369|
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