Activity Bonuses, Penalties and Forms

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Working out exactly what will affect what in activities can be quite complex, so this guide is here to help!

Bonuses and Penalties

The list of bonuses and penalties that will affect your activity rolls includes traits, items, companions and craftables, and can be long and confusing, so we've broken it down for you! Go to the Official Activity Listables list to see absolutely everything that affects activities, laid out in an easy-to-use grid. Nothing should be missing, but if it is, let us know!

For more information on the listed items, check out:

The Form

We now have an Activity Form Generator
Please make a copy of it to use it!

The maximum possible lines you might need in an activity form is quite a lot, so we'll break it down here too!

Actvity journal:
Leasing  Perm:
Relevant Bonuses:
Tribe benefits:
Item application:


Here, you will link directly to the tokota's uploaded import. If a makeover/do-over token has been used on the tokota that has resulted in it looking different to the artwork, you'll also need to link proof of that.


This is only for literature or written entries so the admins can easily tell if your tokota is mentioned enough times. Generally, we want to see at least 7 mentions of each tokota.


This is for hunting (whether normal hunting, tribe hunting, or dangerous game)! You must list the prey if you are participating in any of those activities.

Actvity journal

This is where the activity results will go. It is required to either link directly to a comment to be replied to, or if you don't care where the item goes then just goes to your main journal. You can have one for each tokota or for all of your tokotas combined - whatever suits your preference.

Leasing  perm

This is only if you are leasing a tokota. you must directly link to a permission from the owner of the tokota(s) that you do not own, from which you are receiving items. This must be a current permission for you specifically.

Relevant bonuses

A lot of things can go here, for now we recommend looking at the item on… to determine what an item does.

Tribe benefits

If you are in a tribe that receives the +5% bonus to finding an item in an activity this is where you will link to the proof that your tribe does have this bonus and that you are a part of that tribe. You would also use this line for tribe activites to link to proof your tribe has unlocked the bonus.


If your faction is currently ahead in the faction point score, you get +5% bonus to finding items and you would also list that here. Otherwise please refer to Factions to check your available bonuses.


If your tokota is half-blind, fully blind, or has spinal problems - either from inbreeding or by choice, you must list it here. You will get a negative 5% to finding items. (The exception being dom tokotas in explores and alpha tokotas in explores, caving and diving.)
This includes Mild and Moderate Injuries you obtain.

Item application

Got puppy chow, a snare, or another item that benefits an activity? You must link proof that you have that item - so, for example, the item transfer or the successful crafting of said item.

Customising the Form

Most of this can be re-arranged and ordered however you like as long as it is easily readable. At the absolute minimum we require Import and Actvity journal to be listed. The other lines, so long as they do not apply, do not have to be listed. It is still up to you, the player, to correctly list out items, bonuses, and give accurate links to us!

You can even pre-fill your forms -  handy for you, leasees, and anybody who may owe you activites of said tokotas!

Good examples of pre-filled-out forms

Bitter's Activity forms
Phen's Toko Hub
Kep's Activity Information


So what stacks?

Pretty much anything inside an activity can stack. Of course with similar tack items the better versions replace the old ones (eg basic rod/sturdy rod/crafted rod), but the unrelated tack items - eg bows and flints arrows for example - do stack. However, nothing stacks with itself unless explicitly stated.

Do cleverness, setters, falcons. etc all stack?


What about brawny, mountain lions, bloodhounds, etc?

They also stack.

Does black cat bonus for elemental hearts and elemental sight stack in exploration?

Yes! Black cats will increase the chance of you finding a heart with this trait.

Are dominant "totem" and dominant "companion" bonuses the same thing?


Do one time use items effect the entire roll or just the base?

Just the base roll - all other items are add-ons to the roll and those one time use items won't effect them.

Do the dominant faction and tribe bonus benefits stack?


Can you stack bonuses to guarantee success outside the items that explcitly grant 100% sucess?

No, we have specific bonuses for every activity that make them un-failable. Doing so with a mix of other bonuses will not work.

Do Tokotas that I co-own count as a tribemate?

No. The tokota must solely owned by another player to count, and can not be a tribe-owned tokota.

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JDean-Bean's avatar

Is this infomation out-dated? or is the "Activity Code" explained elsewhere?