7 Days To Die Perks Books
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-> Spear Hunter
-> Batter Up
-> Urban Combat
-> Pistol Pete
-> Lucky Looter
-> Tech Junkie
Perk Books are a very important game mechanism in 7 Days To Die. If you use them correctly as part of your game strategy, then you can advance much faster in the game. This is because, just as the name suggests, you get certain perks for reading the perk Books in the form of improved skills that help you survive better in 7D2D.
The perk books are spread all over the 7D2D world. One of the most common ways to get a perk book is through looting. Make sure to check those bookshelves. And what better place to loot than bookstores! So keep an eye out for Crack-A-Book if you are hunting for perk books. Sometimes you can buy perk books from traders.
The perk books are divided into different themes. Overall there are 19 such book series, with each series having a different theme. Each series has 7 volumes in total.
The Different Types Of Perk Books In 7D2D:
- Needle & Thread
- The Hunter’s Journal
- The Art Of Mining
- Spear Hunter
- Ranger’s Guide To Archery
- Batter Up!
- Bar Brawler
- Urban Combat
- The Fireman’s Almanac
- Pistol Pete
- The Automatic Weapons Handbook
- Shotgun Messiah
- Magnum Enforcer
- Lucky Looter
- The Great Heist
- Wasteland Treasures
- Tech Junkie
- The Night Stalker
Every time you read a volume you will permanently unlock a perk that matches the book theme. Reading all 7 volumes from the series will unlock an additional special perk. Given below are the 19 Perk Books in detail along with it 7 Volumes and the perks each volume unlocks.
The 19 Perk Books Series In 7D2D
1. Needle & Thread
“From head to toe, we’ve got you covered. Each edition specializes in high-quality clothing designs for the home sewing enthusiast”
Clothing is an important part of not just basic but advanced survival as well. Apart from protection against general weather conditions, clothing also affects agility, stealth, storage space and even protection from enemy attacks. Each of the different volumes in the Needle & Thread Perk Books Series helps you craft clothing with different uses.
Reading all the 7 volumes in this series will unlock Military Clothing crafting skills.
2. The Hunter’s Journal
“Learn tips from the best hunters in the world and techniques for hunting all kinds of wildlife.”
Food, needless to say, is the most important part of survival. Meat is a very nourishing food source, especially when combined with equally good cooking skills! Hunting is how you can obtain some meat! The Hunter’s Journal unlocks perks that help you become a better hunter. Additionally, reading all 7 volumes in this series will improve your meat, bone and leather harvesting skills as well!
3. The Art of Mining
“The Art of Mining: Learn from the original Miner 69’r Herb ‘Cackler’ Dugall and show all the Johnny Newcomes out there who can crack rock the fastest.”
Building anything in the 7D2D world will require natural resources like stones, lead, iron etc. These are required for making basic stuff such as a cobblestone for building shelter to more advanced tools that will require lots of iron etc. As the game progresses you will need large amounts of these resources and the best way to get them is through mining.
The 7 volumes from the Art of Mining Perk Books will help you get the most out of your mining activities.
4. Spear Hunter
“Connect with your inner caveman and master the forgotten art of spear hunting.”
The spear is one of the first weapons you will craft in the 7 Days To Die World. Reading this perk books series will not just help you become a master spear hunter, it will also enable you to craft better and stronger spears. Reading all the 7 volumes will increase the damage your power attack does on downed targets.
5. Ranger’s Guide to Archery
“Master every aspect of archery from bows to crossbows with this comprehensive set of books.”
One of the first ranged weapons you will get your hands on is the Bow & Arrow. However that does not mean it’s not a strong enough weapon, you just need to improve your archery skills. Reading the Ranger’s Guide To Archery perk books will help improve your archery skills as well as enable you to craft stronger arrowheads and bows such as the Steel Crossbow.
Reading all the 7 volumes in this series will enable you to craft arrows & bolts in bulk.
6. Bar Brawler
“Learn from Irish legend “Lucky Bastard” himself and never get bested in a good ol’ fashioned barroom brawl.”
If you’re more of a melee fighter, then the Bar Brawler Perk Books series is what you are looking for. Reading the different volumes of this series will help you to deal as well as take a lot more damage. If you read all 7 volumes then you have the stand of landing a power attack!
7. Batter Up!
“Learn how to swing a bat and knock those balls out of park”
Sometimes fists just aren’t enough to knock some sense into these zombies. Sometimes you need to do the talking with a club! Well, then the Batter Up perk books series will do just the trick. Just as the name suggests, you get the better with a bat or club – craft stronger clubs & deal more damage! Additionally reading all 7 volumes gives you a special perk on dealing with power attacks!
8. Urban Combat
“Learn from the best tactical and military experts to become an Urban Killing machine.”
As your game progresses, it is no longer enough to just stick to raw survival tactics especially when dealing with the enemy. The Urban Combat Perk Book series give you skills that help you combat better and smarter in the 7 Days To Die world.
9. The Fireman’s Almanac
“Learn all about firemen and fire fighting techniques”
Fire is without a doubt one of the most important tools in order to survive. Reading the Fireman’s Almanac perk book series will help you get better at, well handling fire in all forms! It also decreases your chances of being damaged by fire. Reading all the 7 volumes in this series will give you special powers in the burnt forest!
10. Pistol Pete
“Pistol Pete is the 9mm handgun enthusiast’s one-stop-shop to learn about pistols and submachine guns.”
Well, sometimes you need to put some distance between you and the enemy, especially against the stronger ones and zombie hordes. Pistols are great ranged weapons to start off with. By reading through the Pistol Pete Perk Book series you get much better at using Pistols and can even turn it into an effective advanced game weapon!
11. The Automatic Weapon Handbook
“Learn from top military expert Leonard ‘Sarge’ Barton how to shoot, maintain, and maximize your skill with 7.62mm automatic weapons.”
Even with a firearm, firing single bullets can be inadequate especially when enemy groups such as a zombie horde. What you need in such a case is to spray the enemy group with bullets. Automatic weapons are the way to go here. Reading the Automatic Weapon Handbook Perk book will improve your skills with an automatic weapon. Reading all the 7 volumes from this series will give you an additional speed bonus.
12. Shotgun Messiah
“Shotgun Messiah is your one-stop shop to buy and learn all about shotguns. Learn to shoot, maintain, and craft your own ammunition.”
There ain’t nothing sweeter than getting a chance to blow away an enemy zombie, and a shotgun is just the weapon to do it with! If that is your thing, then read the Shotgun Messiah Perk book series and become an expert in Shotgun usage – Do more damage, craft better shotguns and maintain them better. Reading all the 7 volumes here will give you a power bonus against wooden blocks.
13. Magnum Enforcer
“An autobiography about a .44 Magnum wielding cop with an attitude. Learn how ‘Filthy Harry Calasham’ handled all the dirty jobs with his .44 Magnum.”
Want to blow away your enemies but don’t want to carry something too big? Well, then you should consider the king of the handguns, a .44 Magnum! This little thing will send your enemy flying away if shoot him at close range! Read the Magnum Enforcer perk book series and make the most out of a .44 magnum.
“Learn from ex-special forces veteran ‘Slick Willy’ all the tactics and techniques of becoming an elite sniper.”
If you’re more of a stealth fighter then the Sniper will surely be of interest to you! In that case, read up on the Sniper Perk Book series. By reading the different volumes of this series you will become better at taking out your enemies from a distance.
15. Lucky Looter
“Ever feel like your luck is just bad? This book series will turn it all around for you and you’ll be the envy of the neighbourhood and legend at the pub. Whatever you find you’ll make more of.”
No matter what the strategy lovers say, luck always plays a role when it comes to survival. Great luck can help you advance through the game much faster. And if you want to have all the good luck you can get then you better read up on the Lucky Looter perk book series. Check out below how the different volumes of this series improve your luck in the 7D2D world.
16. The Great Heist
“This book series explains in detail how various thieves pulled off the greatest heists of all time.”
Looting is very important gameplay that helps you survive in the 7 Days To Die world. Reading the Great Heist perk book series will make you much better at looting. This means that you can become at sneaking in, breaking into the safes etc and getting out! Reading all the 7 volumes will vastly improve your lock picking skills.
17. Wasteland Treasures
“These are my handwritten notes on all the tips I’ve learned since the bombs fell and the dead rose on how to survive. I hope they help you how they have helped me. Peace be with you friend.”
The 7 Days To Die World is very vast and you need all sorts of resources to survive. In this world, resources are like treasure and there are plenty of treasures scattered all over the Wastelands. Reading the Wasteland Treasures perk book series helps you get your hand on this treasure.
18. Tech Junkie
“Learn from MacDyver himself to build useful gadgets from common household junk!”
In the advanced stages, you really need to up your game and have some advanced weapons in order to take down difficult enemies. And what’s more advanced than Robotic weapons in a zombie apocalyptic world! Reading through the Tech Junkie Perk book series will help you craft robotic weapons and ammo.
19. The Night Stalker
“From dusk to dawn become one with the shadows utilizing stealth and subterfuge to become the ultimate assassin.”
In the 7 Days To Die world, nighttime means terror time. What better way to own the game and also quickly level up by taking on the zombies at night! Reading the Night Stalker Perk book series will help you do more damage at night. Reading all the 7 volumes from this series will give you an additional sneak damage bonus.
If you want to survive and advance through 7 Days To Die then you must work on your skills strategy. Perk books are a great way to help with that strategy and take your skills and attribute to the next level.