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How To Get A Shovel In Sons Of The Forest

Learn where to find a Shovel in Sons of the Forest so you can dig and unlock traps.
How To Get A Shovel In Sons Of The Forest

Do you want to know where to find a Shovel in Sons of the Forest? If so, you're in the right place! The Shovel is an essential tool in most survival games, and this latest survival horror title from Endnight Games is no different. In a nutshell, the Shovel is required for digging and building traps, making it a must-have item for beginners and veteran players alike.

However, one of the biggest questions many players ask is where to find a Shovel in Sons of the Forest. Unfortunately, the reality is that a Shovel is not easy to come by in the game, and players often spend hours scouring the massive game world in search of one. So, that's why we will detail the Shovel location in Sons of the Forest and save you the frustration of trying to locate one on your own.

Sons of the Forest: Where To Find Shovel Location

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This is the entrance to the cave where you will find a Shovel in Sons of the Forest. (Picture: YouTube / ZaFrostPet)

The Shovel is located inside one of the caves south of the snowy mountains in the center of the map. You'll know that you're in the right place if you see two bodies posted on sticks. However, before you embark on the journey to retrieve it, there are a few things you'll need to do first. To access the cave, you must have a Rope Gun, which is required to descend large overhangs. With the Rope Gun, you can use a zip wire to safely go down the steep cliffs and reach the cave's entrance.

You will also need a Rebreather to swim underwater and reach the lower levels of the cave. Both the Rope Gun and the Rebreather are found in separate caves, so it's important to locate those items first before attempting to find the Shovel in Sons of the Forest. We will have separate guides on locating each of these items later on, so be sure to check those out if you haven't found them yet.

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You'll find the Shovel next to a body deep within the cave system. (Picture: YouTube / ZaFrostPet)

Once you have the necessary equipment, follow your GPS as you navigate the cave system. You'll eventually come across a body with the Shovel lying on the ground for your taking. But, be warned; you'll likely need to stock up on Med-Kits and Molotovs, as you may encounter several strong mutants en route and near the cave.

And that's how to get a Shovel in Sons of the Forest! We hope the tips and strategies outlined in this guide have helped you in your search for this important tool. Before we wrap things up, we want to thank YouTuber ZaFrostPet for their guide on locating Shovels in Sons of the Forest. We highly recommend checking out their channel for more useful tips and tricks.