Green Hell: How to Craft a Stone Blade

What is the Stone Blade, and what is it used for?

Sometimes, simple is best. When it comes to surviving in Green Hell, simple can also save your life. It’s paramount that players know how to manufacture simple equipment from basic resources quickly. The Stone Blade is the perfect example of this. Easy to craft and offering a multitude of uses, this tool isn’t one you’ll want to go without.

This guide will walk you through how to craft Stone Blades in Green Hell and offer tips on how they can be used.

How to craft a Stone Blade in Green Hell

Sharpening a stone into a functional blade usually takes time and skill, but our character seems well-versed in the flint-knapping field. Making your own blade out of rock only takes a second and requires the following:

  • 2 Stones

Stones can be found near boulders, in caves, or along the banks of rivers. They can also be obtained by harvesting large stones. Once you have the two rocks, craft the Stone Blade by:

  1. Opening the radial menu (by holding the C key)
  2. Select crafting from the options
  3. Drag the stones to the crafting rock from the backpack
  4. Press the craft button above the crafting rock

Note: The crafting menu can also be opened from the inventory sidebar or by holding the alt-select button (default RMB) over one of the ingredients and pressing craft.

How to equip the Stone Blade

Inventory Screen in Green Hell
Equipping from the Inventory Screen

The Stone Blade can be found in the tools tab of the inventory and occupies one of the four standard tool slots (numbered 1-4) or the additional unmarked knife slot at the far right. The blade can be equipped at any time by pressing the number key corresponding to the slot this tool occupies.

Note that tools in the knife slot cannot be equipped but can still be used for activities like skinning animals.

Tips and tricks for using the Stone Blade

Harvesting an Animal in Green Hell with the Stone Blade
Useful for Harvesting Animals for Resources

Think of the Stone Blade as a knife, and you’ll immediately understand most of its uses. As a blade, it can harvest animals, collect herbs, crack open coconuts, and even chop down small trees.

Blades are typically a poor choice for tree cutting, but they can be used to gather wood in a pinch. Their low durability makes them weak compared to others, but they are easy to craft and useful for assembling various other tools and weapons.

Fighting enemies with a Stone Blade is a bad idea, as they offer low damage, durability, and short reach. If you’re forced to fight with it, we can only recommend focusing on blocking and trying to escape the encounter altogether.

Crafting recipes that use the Stone Blade

Crafting a Stone Spear in Green Hell
Crafting More Advanced Gear

This tool can be used to craft advanced equipment, so you aren’t stuck relying on it for everything. Stone Blades can be used to craft the following items:

Final thoughts on the Stone Blade

Surviving in the wild without a knife can be a serious struggle. Fortunately, Creepy Jar included a way for players to create their own knives just by banging rocks together. The Stone Blade won’t be your last knife, but it will probably be your first. Plus, it can be used to turn that pointy stick of yours into a real weapon.

Looking for some more pointers to help you survive Green Hell? Check out our 10 Tips for Getting Started or our walkthrough on How to Survive Your First Day.

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Aaron Van Dyck is a thriller novelist with a passion for survival games and exploration. He started writing at the age of 13 and has always been drawn to the sense of self-reliance and freedom found in open worlds. An avid urban explorer and RPG enthusiast, he enjoys dungeon crawling and has a particular love for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Far Cry 5, and Cataclysm: DDA. He's also a fan of shooters and action games with immersive stories and unique monsters to encounter.

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