Light sources

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Here in Vintage Story the nights and caves can be quite dark and scary. You may find yourself wanting more light then the environment is providing. Here are some options to help you out. Many of these options can be held in the hand for dynamic lighting to light up the area as you walk around.

Torches

Torch.png Torches are the simplest way to light up the surroundings. They are fairly simple to make. Just cook sticks in a firepit and they'll turn into torches. Torches have a pretty good light level but will burn out over time.

Torch Holder

Torchholder-brass.png Will prevent torches from burning out. They can be found in ruins or can be crafted.

Firepit

Firepit lit.png The firepit was just mentioned earlier in the creation of torches but it in its own right can provide light as long as it has fuel. The light level produced by a lit firepit is about medium.

Oil Lamp

Oillamp.png Oil lamps are fairly easy to get early game. They don't provide much light at all but they do a little and are good for atmosphere.

Candles

Grid Candle.png Once you have found bees, candles can be a good permanent light source. Multiple candles can go in a block which increases the light output of that block.

Lanterns

Lanterns are the best for lighting up the area but are also the most expensive. There are two different light levels produced by lanterns depending on whether they have a lining or not. A lining of gold or silver will increase the light output of a lamp.





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