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Welcome to Darkwood's Wiki!

Darkwood is a very challenging and unforgiving top-down survival horror game in development by Acid Wizard Studio.
The game is available on Steam and GOG for PC, Mac OS X, Linux, and SteamOS.
You can now also get Darkwood on the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Get to know more about the game here.

We are looking for wiki contributors! Here is how to help.

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  • Leo McCoy

    Darkwood is an unforgiving game, so we have prepared a beginner's guide for you.

    Just click on the image below to get started:

    Read more >
  • Crowborn

    A Busy Month

    October 29, 2016 by Crowborn

    It's been a crazy, active month since the release of Darkwood's Alpha 8, and with it came changes and improvements to the wiki! Here's a showcase of everything that has changed over the past weeks:

    • We have overpassed the 400 articles milestone! Thanks to everyone who made this possible :) Hard work was put by the community into updating the wiki with all of Alpha 8’s content.
    • The wiki has been accepted into Wikia's Community Spotlight! This means w…
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  • Leo McCoy

    The Tabber Went Live

    September 5, 2014 by Leo McCoy

    Chances are high that if you are reading this, you are reading this through the "tabber" on the Darkwood Wiki front page. It is a neat, compact showcase that can display a large amount of content in different tabs if you click on them.

    So far, we have on offer the following categories:

    • Darkwood news: news bits about the game
    • Community news: news bits about what is going on in the community at Darkwood Wiki
    • Campaigns: announcement posts of all the E…
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  • Leo McCoy

    The itembox template has been successfully revised to version 2.0. If you will, go have a gander how it looks, and let us know any feedback or comments you might have on the new design.

    It now features a more compact, two-column style design, and can display the in-game value of an item, as well as its maximum number of stacks, if so desired. The Use category has now been merged into Notes since they both serve the same purpose, and Availability is no…

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  • Leo McCoy

    Fan Art Contest

    August 19, 2017 by Leo McCoy

    Show off your Darkwood fan art and win awesome stuff!

    The Darkwood developers, The Acid Wizards, have prepared 20 Darkwood Steam keys for those players who are interested in getting the game and 3 special, physical packages with awesome goodies in case you already own Darkwood!

    The packages include: a hand made, boxed edition of Darkwood with a DVD copy and a CD soundtrack, an art book, strategy guide, poster and a t-shirt.

    Here’s a peek:

    Entries wi…

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  • Leo McCoy

    With Darkwood being in Early Access, the developers are always looking to make the game better. And we can help out too now! Every wiki contributor is invited to provide suggestions for naming the player skills in the game, which are currently still labelled with inconvienently lengthy phrases.

    Simply go to the Name the Skills campaign page and chip in your proposals. The campaign ends at the close of August.

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  • Mugetron

    Darkwood 1.2

    March 8, 2018 by Mugetron

    Darkwood 1.2 was released on January 22nd, 2018.

    • Fixed issue with the gamma slider.
    • Fixed many typos.

    This update was made possible thanks to the hard work of the awesome localization teams:

    Miguel Ávila …

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  • Mugetron

    Darkwood 1.1

    September 2, 2017 by Mugetron

    Darkwood 1.1 was released on August 28th, 2017.

    • Added save file backups in case your PC turns off when saving.
    • Capped the frame rate at 144 FPS. Some players with high-end video cards were experiencin…

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  • Leo McCoy

    Launch 1.0 + Hotfix 3

    August 19, 2017 by Leo McCoy

    Darkwood version 1.0 launched August 17, 2017.

    This hotfix hit Steam August 18, 2017.

    • Added a missing note near the ending of the game.
    • Fixed missing dialogues in RU localization in Wolf and Musician.
    • U…

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  • Mugetron

    Beta 3.1 (+ hotfix 1)

    August 10, 2017 by Mugetron

    Darkwood Beta 3.1 was released August 10th, 2017.

    • New events and night scenarios!
    • Lots of memory optimization in the 32-bit windows build.
    • The whole Polish localization has been rewritten. Some of the …

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  • Lisiicaaa

    To-Do List

    September 1, 2017 by Lisiicaaa

    I figured it may be helpful to know what's being worked on and by whom, so here is a list of things I plan to do.

    1. New Night Events
    2. Finish Character Portraits
    3. The New Early Dream Sequence
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New player?

Darkwood is a very challenging and unforgiving game. What is there to say against a little help to get you started? Spoiler-free of course.

  • The Beginner's Guide prepares you for the first few nights and highlights some of the more obscure game mechanics.
  • The Darkwood page gives you a general overview on the game. The perfect place to find out whether Darkwood is for you.

How to help

Feel free to join us and contribute to this wiki. Everyone is free to create a new page or edit an existing one.

Questions about wiki editing should be directed towards the administrators.

Live! Chat


Darkwood has just been released on consoles, what do you want the developers to be working on next?

The poll was created at 17:51 on May 16, 2019, and so far 116 people voted.

Poll Archive

What to do

The wiki needs your help with a number of high-priority tasks.

For any questions concerning this, feel free to shoot an admin a message.

  • Bringing the Darkwood wiki up to speed with the sweeping changes introduced in the latest updates.
  • Template coder required! We are still looking to expand our Itembox template. Please fully read the template's documentation first before proposing any changes.
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