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Encumbrance is a player statistic that represents the total amount of weight the player can carry.

Players can see the total weight of the items they are carrying on the Backpack screen from the Status game menu. This will include items they have equipped as well as those carried in the inventory. Many items weigh fractions of a kilogram, but the Backpack screen truncates the amount to two decimal place.

MechanicsEdit

Carrying limitEdit

The player's carrying limit when fully rested is 30 kilograms. The carry limit can only be increased by equipping a moose-hide satchel.

Image Item Carry limit increase
Moose hide bag Moose-hide satchel 5 kilograms
(11 pounds)

FatigueEdit

The amount of weight the character is carrying increases the rate of fatigue. Also, as fatigue drains toward its lower limit, the maximum carry weight will begin to decrease. Encumbrance penalties apply as normal. Once the 'Exhausted' fatigue state is reached, the carry limit will become half the normal value (or 15kg). The carry limit will be restored once the player has sufficiently rested.

Over-encumbranceEdit

Weight above carry limit Maximum weight Effect
+0 kilograms 30 kilograms
  • The maximum weight a player can carry without penalty.
+10 kilograms 40 kilograms
  • The player can no longer sprint.
  • The player can no longer rope climb.
+20 kilograms 50 kilograms
  • The player's walking speed is significantly decreased.
+30 kilograms 60 kilograms
  • The player is completely immobile, and can no longer walk.
Statistics
Primary ConditionStaminaEncumbrance
Needs WarmthFatigueHungerThirst