Sons Of The Forest: How To Craft Tech Armor [Complete Solution]

In this guide, Get to know how to get the items required to craft the Tech Armor.

Tech Armor sons of the forest
Tech Armor sons of the forest

Tech Armor is a type of Fancy Armor known for its exceptional defensive stats. However, crafting this armor can be a bit tedious due to its repetitive and challenging requirements.

Despite its high cost and demanding crafting process, Tech Armor offers substantial benefits. While wearing it, you take no damage to your Health as long as the armor remains intact.

The only drawback of Tech Armor is its limited durability; it will eventually break after absorbing damage. However, it can withstand a significant amount of punishment, enduring up to 6 hits from light attacks and 4 hits from heavy attacks before finally breaking.

Key Takeaways

  • Tech Armor is a Fancy Armor that also delivers some great Defensive Buffs.
  • It can take lots of hits but will Break if the Durability limit is reached.
  • Wires, batteries, Printer Resin, Duct Tape, Circuit Boards, and Tech Mesh are Required to craft Tech Armor.
  • Most of the Items Required are Common Loot so can be easily found.
  • Tech mesh requires a lot of printer resin to be printed.
  • A 3D Printer is Required to obtain the Tech Mesh.
  • You need to craft 10 Pieces of Tech Armor to create the Whole Set of Tech Armor.
  • Dynamo Achievement is unlocked when you Wear the Complete Tech Armor Set.
Tech Armor sons of the forest
Blueprint of Tech Armor | Image Credit: Stonely

Items Required

1. Wire (x1)

Wire | Image Credit: Stonely

Wires are a common loot that can be quite easily found while searching around the map. Wires are usually located in Storage containers.

2. Circuit Board (x1)

Circuit Boards
Circuit Board | Image Credit: Stonely

You can Find Circuit Boards inside electronic devices scattered around the map. Any Radio or laptop device lying around the map provides you with the circuit board when destroyed and looted.

3. Batteries (x1)

Batteries | Image Credit: Stonely

These are also common loots that are easy to find around the map. They can be found lying around the underground bunkers. They are also spawned as random loot in storage containers or loot pouches dropped when you defeat an enemy.

4. Duct Tape (x1)

Duct Tape
Duct Tape | Image Credit: Stonely

This item can be found in Yellow crates or Red crates. It is rather a common item to find when you search around the map. These crates can usually be found at Abandoned campsites.

5. Printer Resin (250ml)

Printer resin can be scarce but is crucial for 3D printing. Here’s what you need to know:

  • When you approach a 3D printer, it typically comes with 850ml of printer resin pre-loaded.

  • Look for 3D printers in futuristic and modern environments; that’s where you’re likely to find them.

  • The areas around 3D printers often contain additional printer resin.

  • While you start with a decent amount, remember that many items require printer resin, so ration it wisely according to your needs

6. Tech Mesh (x1)

Tech Armor sons of the forest
Printing a piece of Tech Mesh | Image Credit: Stonely

Tech Mesh is an item you require to craft a piece of Tech Armor. You must find 250ml of Printer resin to create this item. You can obtain this item by locating a 3d printer, walking up to it, and crafting the Tech Mesh using 250ml of your Printer Resin.

But first, you will need a Maintenance Keycard to have access to mostly all underground buildings around the map

  • Tech Mesh requires 250 ml printer resin to Craft.
  • Tech Mesh requires 10 seconds to be printed by the 3D printer.
Tech Armor sons of the forest
3D printer in a cave near crash site | Image Credit: Stonely
  1. The most convenient 3D printer is located near the first point where you start the game.
  2. When you are at the helicopter crash site, You have 2 caves nearby that you can access.
  3. Now if you go near the cave which is located in the Southeast of the crash site, you will be able to see a green dot on your map near this area.
  4. When you arrive at a place with overgrown plants all over the area you would know that you are at the right place.
Tech Armor sons of the forest
Entrance of cave containing 3D printer | Image Credit: Stonely

Now you will go through the opening you see in that area and move through it till the end you will find a rest area that also has the 3D printer that you need to require the Tech Mesh. 


Tech Armor sons of the forest
Crafted piece of Tech Armor | Image Credit: Stonely

After you have the items required in your inventory follow these steps to craft the Tech Armor:

  1. Open your inventory
  2. Click on the items required to craft the Tech Armor
  3. Adding each item to the crafting mat will start the process of combining them
  4. Click combine to craft one piece of Tech Armor
  5. Now repeat these steps 10 times to get 10 pieces of Tech Armor to complete your Armor set
Tech Armor sons of the forest
Combining items to craft a piece of Tech Armor | Image Credit: Stonely

To expedite the process of gathering resources for crafting the Tech Armor, you can use a method that may feel like a shortcut:

  1. After locating the 3D printer, save your game.

  2. Reload the saved game, which will cause the loot at the 3D printer area to respawn.

  3. This respawning loot can provide you with the resources needed to build the Tech Armor.

  4. Repeat this cycle of saving and loading the game, relying on a bit of luck to obtain the necessary resources.

This method can significantly reduce the time required to craft the Armor, but it may feel like a form of “cheating” to some players.

Tech Armor sons of the forest
Achievement – Dynamo

After repeating the process of crafting the Tech Armor 10 times and wearing it, you will unlock the Dynamo Achievement which is obtained after wearing the full set of Tech Armor. Dynamo is a very rare achievement to unlock.

Would I Recommend It?

Tech Armor boasts a stylish and futuristic appearance while providing a substantial defensive buff in Sons of the Forest. It is widely regarded as one of the best armors available, capable of withstanding damage from powerful enemies and potentially saving your character’s life.

However, I must let you know that crafting Tech Armor can be a labor-intensive and expensive process. Additionally, the Armor has limited durability and will break after sustaining a certain amount of damage, requiring you to craft it anew.

My advice? Craft the Tech Armor and keep it in your arsenal. Save it for those moments when you’re up against an exceptionally tough adversary. This way, you can make the most of its protective benefits without squandering resources on frequent repairs. It’s your ace in the hole for those challenging encounters.

There are many pieces of gear that you can craft and use in the game. Tech Armor is also one of the cool useful ones among them. But all the weapons and armor offer different types of Advantages and are fun to use.

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