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Skills are abilities that can be learnt by a sapien. Skills are required to perform their related actions, and they can be learnt from other sapiens or by investigating a specific object. Some skills cannot be performed by sapiens which are unable to perform heavy tasks (e.g. elderly sapiens).

General Labour

General Labour includes hauling items, clearing grass and harvesting common resources like fruits from trees.

Basic Building

Basic Building includes the construction of beds, crafting/storage areas and placing other objects.

Wood Building

Wood Building includes the construction from wood, like door frames, window walls and walls.

UNLOCK: Investigate a Split Log.

Requires heavy lifting

Thatch Building

Thatch Building includes the ability to make structures out of hay, reeds or branches.

UNLOCK: Investigate hay.

Requires heavy lifting

Mud Brick Building

Mud Brick Building includes the ability to make structures out of mud bricks.

UNLOCK: Investigate a dry mud brick.

Requires heavy lifting


Investigation includes the process of investigating a new thing to make breakthroughs to advance the tribe's knowledge.

Some investigation tasks require heavy lifting


Diplomacy includes the persuasion of wandering Sapiens to join your tribe.

Fire Lighting

Fire Lighting includes the lighting of fires, which provide warmth and cook food.

UNLOCK: Investigate a branch.

Rock Knapping

Rock Knapping includes the ability to create primitive rock tools and split larger rocks into smaller ones.

UNLOCK: Investigate a rock.

Flint Knapping

Flint Knapping includes the ability to create less primitive flint tools, which are longer lasting and better than their rock counterparts.

UNLOCK: Requires #Rock Knapping, investigate flint.

Bone Carving

Bone Carving includes the ability to create musical instrumentals and sharp blades from bones.

UNLOCK: Requires #Rock Knapping, investigate a bone.


Music includes the playing of music to lift the tribes' spirit, increasing loyalty and happiness.

UNLOCK: Investigate any musical instrument (a flute, drum or a balafon)


Pottery includes the ability to create urns and pots.

UNLOCK: Requires #Digging, investigate clay.


Spinning includes the ability to create Flax Twine and ropes from plant fibers.

UNLOCK: Investigate a dry piece of Flax to unlock.

Basic Hunting

Basic Hunting includes the ability to hunt and kill small animals by throwing simple projectiles.

UNLOCK: Order a sapien to hunt a Chicken.

Spear Hunting

Spear Hunting includes the ability to hunt and kill larger and faster animals than #Basic Hunting, with the use of spears.

UNLOCK: Requires #Tool Assembly and a spear, then order a sapien to hunt a Mammoth or Alpaca


Butchery includes the ability to harvest meat from the carcass of a dead animal.

UNLOCK: Requires #Rock Knapping, then order for a sapien to butcher a dead animal.

Basic Cooking

Basic Cooking includes the ability to cook meat to provide more nutritional value.

UNLOCK: Requires #Fire Lighting, then investigate any meat, pumpkin or beetroot.


Baking includes the process of needing flour into dough and creating a nutritious meal.

UNLOCK: Requires #Pottery & #Grinding, then investigate Bread Dough or Flour

Tree Felling

Tree Felling includes the process of chopping down trees.

UNLOCK: Requires #Rock Knapping and an axe, then just order for a tree to be cut down.

Wood Working

Wood Working includes the crafting of things made out of branches and logs.

UNLOCK: Requires #Rock Knapping, then investigate a log.

Requires heavy lifting

Tool Assembly

Tool Assembly includes the crafting of more complex tools by combining multiple components.

UNLOCK: Requires #Spinning, then investigate one of the following:


Digging includes the clearing of soil, sands and clay.

UNLOCK: Requires #Rock Knapping and a shovel.

Requires heavy lifting


Mining includes the process of digging up valuable resources like rock.

UNLOCK: Requires #Tool Assembly, then order a sapien to go mining.

Requires heavy lifting


Planting includes the process of planting a seed or crow to harvest more.

UNLOCK: Requires #Digging, investigate a seed.


Threshing includes the process of making grains ready to mill or cook.

UNLOCK: Requires #Pottery, investigate wheat.

Requires heavy lifting


Griding includes the process of crushing grains to make food out of them.

UNLOCK: Investigate Hulled Wheat

Requires heavy lifting