Sons of the Forest: Where to Find the Rebreather

Are you missing one of the most critical items in Sons of the Forest? Here’s where you can find the Rebreather in the game.

Sons of the Forest: Where to Find the Rebreather
Sons of the Forest: Where to Find the Rebreather

In Sons Of The Forest, the Rebreather device allows players to breathe underwater for an extended period by recycling the air they exhale. This is crucial for exploring the game’s underwater environments, which are filled with new dangers and resources to discover.

Sons of the Forest What is the Rebreather
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Players will need to make a difficult and dangerous journey to find the Rebreather, which marks it as a valuable item to have. However, the Rebreather will have limited use, so players must carefully manage their time underwater to avoid running out of air and drowning.

Adding the Rebreather is an exciting development for Sons of the Forest. It adds to the game’s survival mechanics, providing a new challenge for players to overcome. The underwater environments promise to be just as dangerous as the forest itself, with new creatures and obstacles to face. With the rebreather, players will be able to explore these environments more thoroughly and uncover the secrets they hold.

Key Takeaways

  • The Rebreather equipment in Sons of the Forest allows players to breathe underwater.
  • You can find the Rebreather in a cave on the north of the map.
  • Take a left before the third bright light in the cave to reach the area where the rebreather is.
  • After acquiring it, exit the cave where you came from or swim through the water to the open ocean.
  • Distract the shark with arms or legs before jumping in the water.
  • Oxygen Tanks for the Rebreather cannot be crafted, so the supply spread across the map is all you have.

Where to Find the Rebreather

Sons of the Forest Where to Find the Rebreather
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You can find the Rebreather in one of the many caves spread throughout the Sons of the Forest map. This particular cave is located on the very north of the map. Luckily, the location is not very elusive. In fact, one of the places you spawn is right in front of this very cave. You can identify the location as the beach with the purple markers to the west.

When facing toward the cave, you should find two purple markers to your east and one to your west. The entrance to the cave where the Rebreather is located is barricaded with planks of wood, but you can easily break it down using any weapon in the game. Equip a torch or flashlight, as you prefer, and head inside the cave.

Once inside the cave, stock up on the supplies you will find at the beginning, such as the Sunset Times news article. Afterward, head through the narrow pathways and tight spaces until you reach the first light in an open chamber. Keep moving until you find an inflatable with another light and a dead body nearby.

Keep in mind that you will find yourself dealing with several mutants and regular baddies on the way. Dealing with them should be pretty straightforward; however, the lack of space and light complicates things a bit.

After the body, move forwards while keeping to the right. You will notice a bright glowing light in the distance. Head towards it but stop when you find a bunch of loot, such as bones. Here, take a left instead of heading to the light. Look carefully since this path is very dark compared to the illuminated right-hand trail.

From here on, it’s a very straightforward path all the way to the end. You will cross some shallow water and find yourself in a chamber with spike-shaped rocks. On the left hand side, you will locate a small entrance of a path after a bit of looking. Crawl through to reach the last chamber of the cave.

The Rebreather will be on the very edge of the cliff above the water. You will find it next to some cans and other bits of loot. Try to explore this area before you leave since there are some more resources and enemies here.

How to Escape the Cave

Sons of the Forest How to Escape the Cave
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Once you have found the Rebreather, it’s time to find your way out of the cave. There are two ways to do this. The obvious one is to turn around and backtrack. You can follow the path you took inside the cave all the way out to the beach where you entered from.

However, this option is unnecessarily lengthy and complicated. Now that you have the Rebreather in your possession, you can leave the cave in a much easier fashion. Simply dive into the water and swim your way out.

Your main obstacle in this endeavor will be the shark prowling the depths beneath you. The best way to deal with it is to distract it by throwing some arms or legs. It may take a while for it to notice the bait, but eventually, you will see it suddenly rise out of the water and lunge. Now is your time to make a break for it.

The Rebreather will be automatically equipped as soon as you enter the water for the first time. Stick to the left of the underwater cave walls to find your way out. You will find a small entrance in time during your explorations. Take this entrance all the way out to the open waters of the ocean. You’ll find yourself close to the shore of the very place you entered the cave from.


Sons of the Forest Rebreather Conclusion
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There you have it! That’s how you can find the Rebreather in Sons of the Forest. Now, you can explore the secrets hidden in the depths of the game’s oceans. Ensure you get weapons such as the pistol to fight off the enemies inside the cave. Also, remember that you cannot craft Oxygen Tanks for the Rebreather, so you must pace its use with the supply available on the map. Happy gaming!

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