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Where do settlers gain construction materials from ?

Discussion in 'WildStar Classes & Paths' started by heavyscythe06, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. heavyscythe06

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    I don't know if this has been asked, but I've looked around and I haven't found any answers to this particular question:

    How do Settlers gain the materials needed to build their stuff?
    • Do we have to find resource nodes and mine them?
    • Are there some kind of supply caches we scour the map for ?
    • Also are the materials we use for the settler constructions different from crafting materials ?
    • Or is it just an issue of money where settlers just spend coin for constructions?


    I'm not talking about housing, just strictly the 'Settler' path stuff in the open world. If anyone could answer this I'd be grateful.
  2. Kataryna

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    from the videos i've seen - there's boxes and stuff on the ground - and from fixing small things
  3. heavyscythe06

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    So settlers have to run around and look for dropped supplies? I suppose that is a good way to do things.
    I could even see larger caches of supply being located near tougher monsters or groups of monsters.

    But I'm not sure about the fixing things you mention. I don't get how fixing things would lead to gaining more supply, the reverse is more likely.
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    From what I know, Settlers gather boxes of supplies and materials out in the open world and can also murderize things to get stuff. For all we know, there are caches out in the world you can go dig up.

    The "fixing things" are Settler "Mini-frastructures" which are decorative fluff items like torches and signs. Not totally necessary and don't do <REDACTED>, but pretty to look at. They don't cost resources, but decay super quick.
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    I hope a bunch of high level Settlers can make and maintain a Casino/Bar
  6. heavyscythe06

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    Thanks for the info. This was something that had been bumping around in my head for a bit.

    Thats right this is a Sci Fi MMORPG. There is a high chance a casino will exist in the main cities. Especially in the Dominion, it would totally fit in with the way futuristic society works. Another reason for why I'm going to be rolling Settler at launch.
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    It would seem logical to think that some 'high level' settler materials could be found in dungeons.
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    hm.... so some kind of epic structures that can only be built by collecting special materials from dungeons ?

    This actually sounds really awesome. I can see something like a special structure that could give a zone wide benefit for a particular faction. Or maybe opens up some kind of follow up quest line with rare loot for those who completed the dungeon ?
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    That would be pretty neat if it were confirmed. I do not seem to recall if they have said anything specific about high end settlers getting resources like this. There is something in one set of patch notes that mentions settler resources. It's getting late and I do not feel like browsing them again :D Take a look at the Wildstar official site and look for the patch notes. There are soooo many little goodies in there :D
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    I didn't really find anything specific on such rewards either. Hope that I wasn't overlooking something.
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    The boars have stolen them, and are carrying them around. You have to kill the boars!
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  12. heavyscythe06

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    Thanks for the tip Destrin. I went over the latest patch notes I could find and found that Settlers do gain resources as drops from monsters. (you're right there is a ton of info in the patch notes that I haven't found elsewhere)

    http://www.wildstar-online.com/en/news/welcome_to_cbt3_ready_to_rumble.php

    So FairyTailisBack you are also correct in a way. We may have to hunt down the wildstar version of boards for the resources.

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