To Mercy Hallows:
You do have to drop the villager in the exact spot to start clearing the leaves. Here's a screenshot of the location that may help you:
I have an elder at age 62 about ready to die and I am trying to get him to be a Jack of all Trades. However, the builders are too slow and stubborn and the hut won't be built, so my Elder can't finish his parenting (right now he is an adept parent) and the stories aren't moving his status any. How do I get his parenting skill to improve so he can be a jack of all trades?
Parenting is the most difficult skill to master, for sure. However, the building of a hut doesn't have anything do to with it, so I'm not sure what you mean about that part. The best way to get master level at parenting is -
Drop your elder on a female who is too old to have babies. You can do it over and over to gain parenting skill without worrying about overpopulation. Just remember, it's slow going and it will look like you're making no progress on the bar, but you really are.
I believe I have ran into a glitch in the game. I have completed a ton of the puzzles but I can't seem to find anyone who fits the robe, thus I am without a Tribal Chief. I have googled like crazy and so far I have yet to find a solution (I can't even find anyone else who has this same issue!) I have 17 people and no one will fit the robe! Help!
Actually, many people have asked this same question here. So many, in fact, that we put it in the FAQ at the top of this page. Check question #6 for some help. :)
In addition -
With only 17 people, you should be able to find the chief. It's when the village grows to nearly a hundred people that it really gets hard!
In your case, if none of your people fit the robe, maybe you have a nursing mother. The mother and the baby cannot try on the robe until the baby is two years old and the mother is finished nursing.
I hope this helps and you find your chief!
I bought level 2 nature faction and the 6th herb did not show up.. what do i do??
Try exiting your game and restarting. And here's a screenshot to help you:
Ive tried clearing the rubble to the right of the bath, but im not able too... what do i do??
hi, i have a question its simple..but what do lectures do for my tribe
ATTENTION SPOILER ALERT!!!
I dont know how to use spoiler tags. I've tried, but it's not working so please don't read this if you dont want to know. So sorry. Thank you.
Hi everyone. I've used this site loads, but this is my first comment and I don't know how to do screenshots, but will try and explain without them.
There are two seperate piles of rocks under the medical center. The one closest to the bath cannot be worked on. This is simply where your villagers will get rocks from to fix your bath, whereas the pile next to it nearest the grave yard is where they will move the rubble.
I believe that the lectures are there to educate the children as they only started working once I had purchased leadership 2. I just wasnt expecting the adults to join.
I've had the game for a few weeks now and got pretty far. Only 2 days ago, I checked in like I have every day and went out. I came back today and found that everything had turned back to the beginning apart from the tech points that I have got and brought all the puzzles I had completed had disappeared. I've had to start almost from scratch I was just wandering why this happened and how to fix it if I can. Also I've been trying to bulid the statue, but everytime I drop anyone on it just says s/he sees a fallen statue. I have the plans made up and master builders. What am I doing wrong?
[Edit: To use spoilers please use this brackets >. At the beginning of the spoiler you put in the word spoiler between the brackets. At the end of a spoiler you write and the word spoiler behind the slash. ~ Greetings, Kayleigh]
[Edit: There is also a link above the box where you type your comment that gives detailed spoiler help. -Pam]
The rubble to be cleared is located directly below the medical/hospital area.
The regular lectures don't do anything, but the chief can educate the children with lectures after you purchase level 2 Leadership.
If your beehive and 3 trees run out of food, your village is probably going to die before you can do anything about it. I recommend buying level 2 faction to get the special herb and drive away the sharks with the shark potion ASAP!!! My first village died, but in my second one I got the level 2 faction just in time and now have an unlimited supply of fish (at least, I now have 66565 food, and still growing!)
Does anyone know how to train villagers in building really quickly? I have level three restoration and leadership, but no master builders to complete puzzle 9. So FRUSTRATING!!! (:P)
To Virtually Addicted:
You can train builders by repairing huts. It takes a long time and you have to stay on them about it, but it does work. :)
By the way, I noticed that all the children who attended my chief's lecture, improved at one or two skills. All of them improved at something different! And everyone here was saying the lectures don't do anything ;)
I need some other help. You know how some people say that when you pick up a blue starfish, the person becomes a master at the skill? I'm a bit confused about that. Which skill? Children or Adults? Why haven't I found one yet after about 100 Isola years?
There are two kinds of lectures: regular village lectures and the children's education lectures. Everyone is referring to the regular lectures as not doing anything. When the chief lectures the children alone, however, they each have a white sparkle on their heads when they learn some skill. :)
I've never heard of picking up a blue starfish and becoming a master in a skill. Where did you hear that?
What do you do if you've completed all the puzzles? Is that the end?
After finishing the puzzles, you can still finish the collections and the awards. After that, your tribe will pretty much run indefinitely unless something catastrophic happens.
weird.. I thought somebody mentioned it on this chat board a while back... maybe I don't know what I'm talking about.
My builders have just started pushing the statues. I've got 7 masters on the job. Still... 17 whole hours just to push a statue?!?
By the way, if your tribe can run for, like, forever, can you have over 2000 villagers (that would be really funny; ever inch would be covered by villagers :P)
In other words, is there a max population once all of the huts are built?
Also, a tip for those of you going for the jack of all trades award:
1) Choose a guy; he's easier to get the master parent with
2) Use the potion orchid + rose + lotus to make villagers sick so your chosen guy child can start healing them at like ages 2 to 13 and become a master of healing
2) Start at age 14 working them in the other categories; I suggest having him build first if you have any available projects or having him research. If you don't have the ocean yet as a food resource, then farming is also an option to start whenever the trees are full
3) At age 18, immediately start working on the parenting skill; remember, you don't actually have to wait for the guy to go indoors. Instead, just keep dropping him. Mine went from an adept parent to a master in about 30 minutes (yes it still is a lot of work)
4) If you have the ocean as a food source, definitely save farming for last; he can farm until he's 70 if necessary.
5) Once you've mastered 3 skills, the title of your villager will become "Esteemed Elder" instead of "Master _________" You will then have to check his detail to make sure he is improving on the skill you want him to.
6) Don't forget to change your villager's preference to whatever skill you have him improving on
[Edit: Spoiler tags added. -Pam]
what happens when your chief dies while you are working on the statue project? Mine is in her early 60's, but over 13 hours (I found another 2 builders) of statue building, quite frankly I think she's going to die. :(
One last question:
I'm having a little bit of tech point trouble. I can't decide what to purchase next. All I have left to purchase are level 3 nature faction, level 3 alchemy, or level 3 science... which should I do first?
Max population -
The maximum population starts at 90 and can go as high as 115 if you have Science Faction and complete all four sets of collectibles.
Moving the statue -
Yes, it takes many builders many hours to move the statue. I usually put 12 or 15 on it. They don't have to be Master Builders, they just need to be trained. That just means that need to be at least Trainees to work on the statue. Also, be aware that there was a bug in earlier versions of the game that made the statue get stuck halfway up the path. If that happens, you just need to go back to the site where you originally purchased the game and download the game again to get the most current version.
The chief -
If the chief dies, you just need to drop your new chief on the statue to start directing work again. It should be fine.
Tech points -
You're far enough along in the game that it doesn't really matter which of those last three you buy first. I usually purchase science last. If you like to mix a lot of potions, do Alchemy. If not, then Nature Faction would be good because it increases their longevity.
Thank you so much Pam!
One last question about the end of the game:
WARNING! MAJOR SPOILER ALERT
what is the deal with the mural inside the sundial room? IS there anything behind it or something like that?
By the way, for some reason my statue was built ahead of time. I'm not complaining, believe me, but no more trained builders worked on it and it was supposed to be finished in 4 more hours... weird... well, at least I got a "lucky" glitch, if it is one ;)
hmm.. I seem to be having a lot of "last questions"
one MORE question...
My "jack of all trades guy" is one notch away in building from being a true jack of all trades. Besides fixing huts, is there anything else that could help me get him trained??
(I wanted to put a screenshot of him on here, but I don't know how O_o)
Once you're inside the sundial room -
The last puzzle is to talk to the spirits that appear. There is nothing else behind the wall and no other reason to be in the room after seeing the spirits.
There is one other thing that may help you train builders.
Notice I said MAY help them. There's a potion you can make that gives them a burst of energy and they start doing lots of exercises. At the end of the exercise, they will SOMETIMES an increase in building skill, too. It's not 100% effective, but it does happen from time to time. The potion is:
Cacus+Tiger Lily+Black Orchid
Uh. Question, I don't know if this is a glitch, bug, or a major oopsie. So, I just recently finished the last hut thing, the one that looked like a square of rocks before, and so I had a lot of trained builders. I fished out a master builder from the crowd and dropped her on the chalkboard, which was now blank after repairing the bath. And.... I had level 3 restoration but level 2 leadership, and I THINK, I can't really tell, but I THINK she drew a plan of a bath. And no, restarting the game doesn't help. Recap: I already FINISHED the bath, and putting people on the statue doesn't work.
To That One Girl:
You've found one of the bugs in the game. The new drawing on your chalkboard is supposed to be of the statue, but it's both the statue and bath together, which looks like a scrambled mess, right? It will still work for repairing the statue, though. There are a couple of steps you need to follow before dropping builders on it -
A master builder has to build the scaffolding. Fly a master builder over the path above the fallen statue and you'll see a spot the looks good for the scaffolding.
Next, you have to drop the chief onto the statue to begin directing work. After that you start dropping as many trained builders as you can get. They don't have to be master builders; even a trainee builder will work.
Wow, thanks Pam. That potion improved my elder's construction every single time!
[Edit: You're welcome! :)]
Um no, it doesn't look like a scrambled mess, it lookes like a bath. Remember: I don't have level 3 leadership, so its IMPOSSIBLE for me to start the statue.
I seem to have found a glitch... I went on to the game today... an found that my adept parent was nursing for 0 minutes. Now I know that it might mean less than 1 minute left but I waited for 5 minutes and still nothing. I just got the milestone for 15 people and I am wondering if my village is full until I get another house?
Ok, I left my game until after school, my jack of all trades-to-be was dead, so I'm starting from scratch. I was going to use my youngest male to start training him in medicine, but he's part of a triplet set that all walk really slow. Why do some kids only walk at an elder's pace? I've had it happen before, and it follow them throughout their life. What should I do?
You'll have to wait until you have level 3 Leadership to start the statue and see if the plans on the board will work.
It may be a glitch, but it's common for the timer to be at 0 minutes for nursing mothers and sit there for several minutes. It should reset itself.
Check on their details screen. If it says they dislike running or something similar, that's the reason they're slow. There's nothing to be done about it, either.
What if none of your villagers can fit the robe and it's been 7 generations since my last chief and when they have babies none of them become chief and the cycle repeats itself what do i do?
oh my gosh...
something terrible just happened...
I just logged on to my tribe and...
30 people died just like that because of a tsunami, but the roster said that they died of old age...
Anyways I was watching one of my elders bury the dead, and all of a sudden she disappeared..
When I looked over at the amphitheater, there was a fresh skeleton...
I also have no children, and only 2 girls under the age of 50...
What a shocker!!!
Also, the roster of the dead says that 52 people have died, but there are only 50 graves... did my graveyard fill up?
OMG I just checked on my villagers 5 seconds after they finished burying my dead and...
The ruins for the sewing hut appeared! What next?!?! I'm going to wait until I have I child boy to start working on it though so I could get the jack of trades...
jeez... out of a population of 63 I only have 8 people under the age of 50 plus 3 babies
At that, I only have 3 girls ( I recounted) under the age of 50
And only 2 people in their thirties!!!
I seriously need some children!
One of your villagers is absolutely the chief. You have to try the robe on every single villager in the tribe. Please check question #6 in the walkthrough located at the top of this page for more help.
You had a tragedy for sure! Those kinds of things don't happen often, but they do happen.
The cemetary only holds 50, but the Roster of the Dead will go almost indefinitely.
The Jack of All Trades can be a female. Just don't let her have any babies and wait until after she's 50 before she goes indoors.
Except you'll need all females to reproduce like rabbits once they are adults. xD
that's why I prefer to use a male... which, in growing into a master parent, will help my villagers reproduce like rabbits O_o
I've finally got a male child. His name is Molo, and he is already almost an adept doctor and has learned a little bit of building from my chief's lecture.
By the way,
What does the clothing hut do exactly? I'm not going to work on it until my "jack of all trades to be" is old enough to. But I want to know exactly what he will be working on. Also, is there anything else you can use the tech points you earn once you purchase everything in the tech area? I have almost 2 million tech points and I don't know what to do with them!
(2 million tech points would have been really helpful when I was actually trying to earn them :P)
Hey, Pam. I just wanted to say that I appreciate all the time you spend on here answering everybody's questions. It must be really hard work! I truly appreciate it! Thank you!
By the way, I have a question. O_o :P
I was wondering what exactly is the point of the awards page. What is the award you get when you complete a reward or is the reward the reward within itself (sorry about the bad sentence structure) I've already completed all rewards except 3 (jack of all trades, fungus among us, and alchemy r us)
The sewing hut -
Once the sewing hut is complete, you can drop a villager on it and he/she can get a new set of clothes for 5,000 tech points. You get to choose from a fairly wide variety of clothes for both males and females. It's fun, plus you can give them uniforms to make it easier to keep up with a large village. For example, I would put all of my doctors in black and white. My builders would wear blue. Farmers would wear green. Etc.
If you've purchased absolutely all of your technology, the tech points don't have much use except to buy new clothes. See spoiler above.
The awards page is just something to do. The reward is the satisfaction of completing the award. You don't get anything special for it.
And... you're welcome! I'm very happy to answer questions, and you always have good ones. :)
wow! the hut sounds cool!
I have the new version of the game but my statue is still stuck half way completed, my builders won't build && my chief definitely won't direct work... What now??
Ok...not sure if this is a spoiler or not. Maybe just a glitch. I got an event pop up that said something about a crystal that was familiar and I chose to keep it and it creates a clone of the chosen person in the event. Well, my chief was the person in the event and now I have two cheifs. How is that possible? I can create food twice and lecture twice. Is this just a lucky glitch for me?
Ok, not sure here.
On the diamond in the fire, I just kept making my villagers put more firewood on the fire until it sparkles. It worked for me. So that's my advice. I didn't let it burn but just kept adding and I got it just like that.
About the statue -
If you're certain you have the most current version, it's probably a case of not getting your chief to the right spot. And remember, the chief has to be directing work before you can put any builders onto the statue. Fly your chief over the path up to the door and look for a spot that says something about being a good place to direct work. If it doesn't show up directly above the statue, try at the base where it started.
What you describe is not a bug. It's one of the random island events that happen, well, randomly. You just got lucky that it randomly cloned your chief. :D
Ok, I can't find the natural herb. I've tried turning off my game and turning it on and I have my thing to level 2, so what do I do?
Up in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)question #1 there is an answer about the location of the herb with screenshots to help locate it. The type of herb itself depends on whether you are playing the magic faction or the nature faction. The general location is:
To the left of the alchemy lab where the kids go when "nature is calling". If you are playing the magic faction it is a berry, if you are playing nature it looks like a pitcher plant.
I believe you are talking about the herb you get after purchasing level 2 of your faction. For Nature Faction, you get the Pitcher Pland. And for Science Faction, you get the Berry Bush. Both are located to the left of the Alchemy Lab. Here are a couple of screenshots to help you.
All right, I am desperate to get more food for my village so am trying to rebuild the lift, I have a master and an adept builder working on it, but they keep shaking their heads and walking away, no matter how many times I keep dropping them on it.
Please check the walkthrough section located at the top of this page. Look in the FAQ, question #2.
Oh, all right, I thought I only needed two, thanks.
Ok, I think I am stuck... I have all technologies, finished all but 1 puzzle, and have most awards, after finishing the all the buildings I had only a few builders. Most of them were very old and so when I went onto the statue it was finished with only 1 builder. I made the builder fix the pearl but he died before he could finish, so now I have no way that I know to train builders and I have no builders to use... Is there any way to make them get building skill?
Needs to be finished by two people, a master builder and a master scientist. If your master builder did his part, drop a master scientist on it and see if he will finish it. If not, the only way to train a builder if all building projects are finished is to have them fix the huts over and over again. This can take some time, but eventually they will get there.
Hope this helps.
I just want to know how do I get the chalkboard?
You already have the chalkboard, it is in the alchemy lab just to the left of the kettle. If you mean how to use it:
You need a master builder and level 2 building technology. At level 2 drop a master builder on it and he/she will draw up the plans to restore the broken tub. At level 3 building technology drop a master builder on it and he/she will draw up the plans to restore the statue.
Is it possible to have a kid as your tribe leader? Because a munchkin is ruling mine.
asdfsdf - Yes, its totally possible. It happened to me as well!
Can someone tell me how to fix the problem with the statue? :S
Is there any way to get honey again? I'm having a really hard time getting to faction 2 and I have no food. My leader has already created magic food and can't make anymore for about 12 more hours. And my trees go bare as soon as fruit appears. The only thing I can seem to do is constantly make it rain and get a little fruit at a time and send my kids for mushrooms. Please help!
To Pepica and Kimmerz:
Please check the FAQ located at the top of this page.
How often does the fruit grow back on the trees?
Just a question but how do you get level 2 faction?
Do you have to buy the level 2 magic and level 2 nature things?
Or is it something else?
The fruit will grow back, but it takes a pretty long time. You need to get other sources of food set up. Check the FAQ located at the top of this page for some suggestions.
You purchase Level 2 faction on the technology screen. You'll need to purchase Level 1 before you can purchase Level 2. You choose between Nature and Magic factions. They each offer different things.
How do you use the lift???
Everytime the water fills the bucket up,
and the villager is near the top,
he decides to jump off...
I've been trying to get the diamond out of the fire pit for forever now I've not burned a fire all day and it still says it's to hot does anyone know what to do
Are you using an adult on the lift? I've never seen one jump off the lift before when it's going up.
You have to water it down. Grab some unoccupied kids or adults and start throwing them in the waterfall where they do laundry. They'll haul water over to the diamond. Keep doing this until they no longer will haul water, the diamond will then be safe to pick up.
Is there any way to go back and undo something? Because I just accidentally made a girl have a baby with the wrong guy and my population is getting too big.
You can't undo having a baby. Also, you have population limits based on how many huts you have built. It's very unlikely that your population is too big if you can still make babies.
How do you clear the whiteboard?
can anyone tell me where to find the potion recipes...i can't seem to find it int he walkthrough
Look at the top of the page under "General Play Tips", there is a section called "important potion recipes".
thank you once again...you are everywhere...lol....thanks
so far i have found only one seed to plant a tree...do they show up in the orchard or anywhere?
To get more seeds for your orchard you need to solve the broken lift puzzle.
How do you get into the cave?
or is it just there for decoration?
Just drop an adult on the hole that leads to the cave.
okay thank you grinnyp...once again...lol
Ok I've done that,
So what does the cave actually do?
Other than give you part of the story about what happened to the island's original inhabitants? Nothing really. Finding it is the answer to a puzzle, but that's it.
i repaired the lift and once it rained , i got a new seed...do you have to do it again for the third seed, or should i have gotten both at once
Yes, you have to use the lift one more time to get the third seed for the orchard.
thanks Pam. I appreciate your quick response...this third installment is hard to get food so you have to move quick...lol...thanks again
i am not sure if i can do this, but i also have a question about vv 2, should i go to that walkthrough or can i ask here...lol...i have three games on the go, so it is kind of hard to keep going back and forth...
[Edit: Questions about VV2 need to be asked in the VV2 thread. Thanks! -Pam]
LOL! one of the women had 1 kid then triplets then twins im thinking about changing her name to fertile female
my fire has gone out twice, and both times i haven't seen the key...i drop villagers on it just in case, but they don't do anything...where is the key?
The fire has to burn quite a while before the key shows up. Keep your fire burning and watch it carefully. It can take a day or two. When you see white sparks coming out of the fire then put it out and see if the key is there, not before.
okay thanks for the info
How do you get the villagers to finish the statue?
They pushed it to the top of the path, now when I put them on it they don't do anything.
Do I need more tech or something?
Check the FAQ for question #5.
I try to get my builder to clear away leaves... But everytime i put him over there nothing happens... am i supposed to put him in a certain place?
There is a big, green, leafy bush to the right of the grassy area. You need to drop them directly on it to get them to start clearing leaves.
Hey, I've used your walkthrough all the way though the game and it has helped me a lot. But I can't seem to get the lift to work.
I've rebuilt it and everything and this is the last puzzle I have to complete.
I put my villager on the lift, on the tree, on the end of the lift. I've tried a master farmer, my chief, builder.. What do I have to do please?
W00t!! My first set of twins, just waiting for the elusive triplets now
Have you tried in all weather conditions?
When it rains the bucket fills and the lift seesaws
I have finished almost everything in the game, however, when the chief stands at the top of the mountain and points to the location of a special item.....where do I look? I can never seem to see anything "pop up". Thanks in advance for the help.
When you have the chief point out a rare collectible, there is definitely one somewhere on the island. You have to search in all of the usual places and find it before it disappears. It can be anywhere, really.
Hi. I have a problem with the awards. I already had 3 villagers who died older than 80, but in the awards it doesn't show. This the only award that I have not completed in all of my 5 tribes so I'm kind of desperate because I want to finish the game completely, but I don't know what is happening. In the rock with the names it shows 3 or 4 dead people over 80, but in the awards doesn't. What can I do??