Hunting

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Hunting is one of the 4 main loot-earning activities - known as "Activity Rolls" (ARs) - in the game, where your Kukuri can hunt for pelts, skulls, bones, and other hunting-related in-game items. You can later sell these findings, or use them in crafting!

What can I do with my activity loot? Let's find out!
Item Sheet Shop Crafting Open Loot



CURRENT SEASON:

Winter / Dry Season

December, January, February



HOW TO HUNT






| KUKURI | I got you by chiromoonguardian

Zebra chase 1 by Unikeko



SETTING UP YOUR ACTIVITY TRACKER

Firstly, all members are required to make an Activity Tracker; this is similar to a Fate Point Tracker, with four comments dedicated to the four lootable group activities; Hunting, Gathering, Excavating, and Traveling. You can find an example of an activity tracker here.

HUNTING
Hunting is simple; the aim of the activity is to depict your kukuri hunting an animal suitable for the time of year, either through art or literature. your Kukuri can't hunt multiple different species in one entry

DIETS
While biorhythm doesnt play a major part in hunting, Diets do. The diet of your kukuri can help or hurt their odds; a carnivore will take to hunting quicker then a herbivore afterall

HABITATS AND SEASONS
The animals available for your kukuri to hunt can be found anywhere, but hunting them in their natural habitat yields better results. Similarly, whilst animals can be hunted all year round, hunting them when they're in season gives you bonuses in gaining rewards.

LARGE ANIMALS AND PENALTIES
Be careful when hunting large animals! Whilst large animals can be hunted by a single kukuri, the hunt will suffer and there will be penalties in the rewards. Two or more kukuri hunting a large will be much more successful, bringing home the full reward bonus. Miniatures will always suffer penalties when hunting large animals, even when hunting in group.

 INCREASING YOUR ODDS
As with all activities, you can succeed or fail to find anything in Hunting. There is nothing in the entry that you can do to increase your chances, but FamiliarsTraits, Arisen Rank and Keen Sense Potions can be used to aid in your quest. These should all be listed in the provided form!



GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR HUNTING

° One image/story can feature up to 3 kukuri hunting. You can include more if you wish, but only 3 will be rewarded items and the activity bonus - Extra kukuri will not earn this FP bonus.
° Completed hunting entries are posted in the Hunting folder. One image/story is one hunting trip; you cannot incorporate other activities into the same entry. Similarly, comic pages are judged as one hunting trip if posted as a single page image.
° Hunting is about hunting an animal. It's a perfect excuse to practice the action shots you've always been a little nervous to try, but you can also show the stalking of the prey or aftermath of the hunt. You're welcome to portray violence, gore or bloodiness, but you are not required to if it makes you feel uncomfortable or if you simply don't want to. However if you do, please respect deviantART's ToS and mark the entry as explicit.
° We give a list of permitted animals that can be hunted, these animals can be fantastical versions of themselves, such as magical bears or plant based deer, However, they CANNOT be other aprg creatures due to the nature of this activity and its award.
° Always link the imports of kukuri depicted in description! Failing to do so will result in a rejected roll.



REQUIREMENTS FOR HUNTING IMAGES


1. At least 75% of the Kukuri must be visible and in the scene

2. At least 40% of the prey must be visible.

3. The image must be fairly clean, colored, shaded, and have a shaded background. Backgrounds should have at least 3 hand drawn elements not including the ground or sky (ex: rocks, vines, animals, etc)

4. The image must be at minimum 300x300 pixels, with each kukuri at least 150 x 150 pixels or easily recognizable.

5.  The image shouldn't be a noticeably lower quality compared to your gallery.

REQUIREMENTS FOR HUNTING LITERATURE


1. The story must be at least 1000 words

2. Every additional hunting kukuri requires an additional +500 words, meaning two kukuri would require 1500 words, and three kukuri 2000 words.

3. Kukuri should be 75% present through the whole story

4. Stories should be 75% about the activity.




Where Do I Post it


For hunting entries, the following form is required. Fill it in and submit it in the correct threads linked below

Link to submission:
Link to AR tracker (s): If there are multiple, link all
Animal Class and species: Ex: Large antlered - Moose
Hunting zone: ex: lake
Kukuri 1:
    Relevant Bonuses: Familiars, Traits, Rank, Potions, etc
Kukuri 2:
    Relevant Bonuses: Familiars, Traits, Rank, Potions, etc
kukuri 3:
    Relevant Bonuses: Familiars, Traits, Rank, Potions, etc
Link to lease permission(s): If applicable, Delete if not
Link to correction comment: If applicable,  Delete if not
Are you the original creator? If not, please tag the creator: this is so that they are aware of it being posted, and admin will double check does it have the rolled comment
Tag for other kukuri/s owner/s: Delete if all kukuris are owned by you

Once youve done this, visit the Activity thread hub and submit your traveling to the Traveling thread; where an admin will check if your entry meets the requirements, roll your rewards, post them to your activity tracker, and automatically add them to your bank.

If a roll is rejected don't fret! Our admins will share the reasoning and you are welcome to make necessary adjustments and resubmit your entry.


PREY, THEIR HABITATS AND SEASONS


There are five biomes in which you may hunt: Rainforest, Evergreen Forest, Tundra, Desert, and Rivers/Lakes. Each of these locations contain unique animals. However you dont need to hunt exclusively those animals in those locations. You may still hunt a Honey Badger in a tundra but expect the quality of the awards to be lower! The descriptions below will help you know what to aim for in your art/liturature!




Tundra: a treeless or near treeless landscape, normally cold but not always covered in snow. during the summer might have many species of flowers


Desert: a dry sandy landscape. might have rock formations, sparce low shrubby or cactuses. Might have lush oases around bodies of water such as rivers.



Evergreen forest: a forest made up of primarily pine trees that stay green all year round. This can include smaller trees or towering sequoias. The ground is normally sparse and rocky.


Rivers/Lakes: a flowing or standing body of water, normally of significant size. Rocky or sandy Beaches/embankments are large and tree lines usually remain far from the water's edge.


Rainforest: A topical and hot environment, normally with a layered echo system consisting of a thick canopy, a middle understory, and the dense forest floor. Has a large variety of plants and insects.

Click the images for a larger view!

Hunting Tundra by Kuku-ri

Img 0201 (4) by momma-kuku

Img 0201 (1) by momma-kuku

Img 0201 (3) by momma-kuku

Img 0201 (2) by momma-kuku





There are 16 classes of animals to hunt. Within those classes, there are many different species!

SMALL PREY CLASSES
Small Canine
Small Feline
Large Mustelid
Small Mustelid
Small Horned
Lepus
Small Rodent
Equine
Hyena
Small Tusked
LARGE PREY CLASSES
Large Antlered
Small Antlered
Large Horned
Crocodilian
Hippopotamus
Ursus




Below is a list of permitted animals and their preferred biomes as well as the seasons in which they are best found

Spring/Wet Season March, April, May
Fall/Wet Season September, October, November

Small animals 
Small Rodent, Lepus
Small Tusked, Equine, Large Mustelid

Large animals 
Ursus, Large Antlered
Crocodilian, Hippopotamus
Summer/Dry Season June, July, August
Winter/Dry Season December, January, February

Small animals 
Small Mustelid, Small Canine
Small Feline, Hyena, Small Horned

Large animals 
Large Horned
Small Antlered



DESERT/SAVANNAH
(Wet/Dry seasons)
Img 0201 (4) by momma-kuku


Equine - Zebra, Kiang, Onager

   Hyena - Spotted Hyena, Aardwolf, Striped Hyena

Small Tusked - Warthog, Collared Peccary

Small feline - Caracal, Serval, Bobcat

Large Mustelid - Honey Badger

Large Horned - Wildebeest

Small Horned - Gazelle

Lepus - Jackrabbit

Small Mustelid Polecat

Small CanineCoyote, Jackal

Small Antlered Deer

Small Rodent - Marmot

EVERGREEN FOREST
(Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter)
Img 0201 (1) by momma-kuku


Small Tusked - Wild boar

Small feline - Lynx

Large Mustelid - Wolverine, European Badger

Large Horned - Bison

Lepus - Rabbit

Large Antlered Moose, Elk

Small CanineRed Fox, Raccoon Dog

Small AntleredDeer

Small Rodent - Squirrel, Rat

Ursus American Black Bear
TUNDRA
(Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter)
Hunting Tundra by Kuku-ri


Equine - Kiang, Onager

Small feline - Lynx

Large Mustelid - Wolverine

Small Horned - Pronghorn

Large Horned
 - Nilgai, Musk Ox

Lepus - Pika

Small MustelidWeasel

Large Antlered Moose, Elk

Small Canine Red Fox

Small AntleredDeer

UrsusBrown Bear

Small Rodent - Lemming

RAINFOREST
(Wet/Dry seasons)
Img 0201 (2) by momma-kuku


Small Tusked 
Red River Hog, Collared Peccary

Small feline - Ocelot

Large Mustelid - Tayra

Lepus Hare

Small Mustelid Greater Grison

Small Antlered Deer

Small Rodent - Agouti
LAKES/RIVERS
(Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter)
Img 0201 (3) by momma-kuku


Small Tusked 
- Red River Hog

Crocodilian - Crocodile, Caiman, American Alligator

Small feline - Ocelot

Small Horned - Sitatunga

Small Mustelid Otter

Large Antlered Moose

Small Rodent - Beaver, Muskrat

Hippopotamus - Hippopotamus





HUNTING LOOT DROPS


LARGE PREY
Prime meat

SMALL PREY
Utility meat

ALL PREY
Bones
Standard meat
Shiberus - Familiar









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