New World: Gathering through Tracking & Skinning

The animals in New World serve as a vital source for obtaining meat and skins. These raw materials can be gathered by tracking and skinning animals. This guide is aimed at helping you develop your Tracking and Skinning skills in a quick and efficient manner.

New World’s Tracking and Skinning skills involve hunting animals. This skill is used to gather skins, meat, and other crafting materials from animals. This guide will provide you with the necessary information about the required skill level for skinning specific animals, as well as how to quickly level up your skills. Additionally, you will learn about the tools required for skinning and the bonuses provided by developing Dexterity.

  • Leather tools
  • Skinning and tracking
  • Fast leveling of Tracking and Skinning
  • Tracking and scoring bonuses

Leather tools

To skin animals, you will need a skinning knife which can be crafted by Engineers. There are five different classes of skinning knives, and the speed of skinning depends on the class of knife you have.

Tier

Tool

Speed of skinning

1

Flint Skinning Knife

100%

2

Iron Skinning Knife

125%

3

Steel Skinning Knife

250%

4

Starmetal Skinning Knife

400%

5

Orichalcum Skinning Knife

625%

Skinning and tracking

Tracking animals in New World is only possible once you have attained a specific skill level. Depending on your level, certain animal icons will appear on your compass, allowing you to track them.

Type of animal

Required skill level for tracking

Small Prey (e.g. turkey, rabbit)

25

Medium Prey (e.g. wild boar)

50

Large Prey (e.g. deer, bison)

75

Small Predator (e.g. Wolf)

125

Large Predator (e.g. bear)

175

Developing your Tracking and Skinning skills will not only allow you to track animals but also provide you with crafting materials. The table below lists the required skill level for skinning specific animals.

Animal level

Required skill level for skinning

10

0

15

10

20

25

25

40

30

55

35

70

40

85

45

100

50

115

55

130

60

145

61

160

62

170

63

180

64

190

67

200

Quick Way to Level Up Tracking and Skinning

If you want to level up tracking and skinning skills in New World, the fastest way is to go to areas with Wolves. These locations can be easily spotted on the map by the two wolves icon. You will find plenty of wolves in these areas, and they will keep appearing. The recommended level of the location will be displayed when you hover your cursor over it. The higher the level, the tougher the wolves will be to beat, but skinning them will give you more experience points.

Bonuses for Tracking and Skinning

Dexterity is the attribute associated with tracking and skinning. When you reach a certain level of dexterity, you will receive one of the following bonuses:

  1. 50 Dexterity points: 10% faster skinning
  2. 100 Dexterity points: 20% faster movement for 3 seconds after skinning
  3. 150 Dexterity points: 10% lighter leather
  4. 200 Dexterity points: 10% faster skinning
  5. 250 Dexterity points: 10% more raw materials from skinning

FAQ

1. What is tracking in New World?

Tracking in New World is the ability to locate resources such as animals, plants, and minerals in the game world. It is a crucial skill for players who want to gather resources for crafting and trading. Tracking can be learned by choosing the appropriate skill tree and spending points on it. As players progress in tracking, they will be able to locate rarer and more valuable resources.

2. How do I track animals in New World?

To track animals in New World, players must first make sure they have the tracking skill equipped. Then, they must find an animal in the game world and examine it by using the appropriate key or button. This will reveal the animal’s track, which players can follow to find the animal. As players progress in tracking, they will be able to locate animals more easily and even predict their behavior.

3. What is skinning in New World?

Skinning in New World is the ability to harvest hides, meat, and other resources from animals that have been killed. It is a vital skill for players who want to craft items such as armor and weapons. Skinning can be learned by choosing the appropriate skill tree and spending points on it. As players progress in skinning, they will be able to harvest rarer and more valuable resources.

4. How do I skin animals in New World?

To skin animals in New World, players must first kill the animal using a weapon or ability. Then, they must approach the animal and interact with it to harvest its resources. The amount and quality of resources harvested will depend on the player’s skill in skinning as well as the rarity of the animal. It is important to note that some animals may be more difficult to skin than others, so players should be prepared for a challenge.

5. Can I track and skin other players in New World?

No, tracking and skinning are only applicable to animals in the game world. Players cannot track or skin other players. However, players can loot resources from other players’ bodies if they are killed in PvP combat. It is important to note that looting other players’ bodies may have consequences, such as becoming a target for revenge or earning a negative reputation in the game world.

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