Wooden Foundation

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Wooden Foundation
Wooden Foundation.png
A foundation is required to build structures. This one is made from sturdy wood.
Type Building
Health 15,000
Weight 4.0
Spawn Command
cheat giveitemnum 87 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Structures/Wooden/PrimalItemStructure_WoodFloor.PrimalItemStructure_WoodFloor'" 1 0 0
Found in Supply Crate Green
Required level Level 11
Engram Points 6 EP
Crafting XP 37.2 XP

Crafted in Inventory
20 × Thatch.png Thatch
15 × Fiber.png Fiber
Purchase (Mobile)
Purchase Yields 4 Pieces
Purchased in Lumber Mill Logo Mobile.svg
Cost 100 ×  Cuts Logo Mobile.svg

The Wooden Foundation is the second unlockable foundation. It boasts a higher strength over the much more primitive Thatch Foundation, but at an increased cost of resources. Foundations are required to build any kind of housing/storage structure.

Construction[edit | edit source]

A Wooden Foundation can be placed on even or slightly uneven ground. Once the first Wooden Foundation is placed, subsequent Wooden Foundations can snap into place along the first one, allowing them to line up, provided that there is adequate room and ground to do so.

A foundation provides the structural support to allow the placement of walls, ceilings, and other such objects, but only when the foundation is directly underneath them. It also supports up to two ceilings in any direction on the x and y-axis, and up to 1 ceiling diagonally. However, the ceilings on the far end will not support walls.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • If a foundation is destroyed, any building pieces that rely on it for support will be destroyed as well. If it was destroyed via the demolish option, no resources will be refunded for these extra building pieces.
  • The Wooden Foundation is treated as a wooden structure and can not be damaged by hands, stone weapons, or non-explosive ranged attacks.
  • The following aggressive creatures can not damage the Wooden Foundation:

As shown in the below images, the Wooden Foundation, Wooden Wall, Wooden Doorframe, Wooden Hatchframe, Wooden Ceiling, and Wooden Catwalk all share the same Paint Regions.


For more information on Paint Regions and how to use them, please view the Blue Coloring.png Dye, Paintbrush, or Spray Painter pages.

Core Wooden Structure Set PaintRegion1.jpg

Region 1:
"Inside" Surface

X mark.svg

Region 2 is not used
for this Object.

X mark.svg

Region 3 is not used
for this Object.

X mark.svg

Region 4 is not used
for this Object.

Core Wooden Structure Set PaintRegion5.jpg

Region 5:
Wooden Supports

Core Wooden Structure Set PaintRegion6.jpg

Region 6:
"Outside" Surface

Core Wooden Structure Set PaintRegion1.jpgCore Wooden Structure Set PaintRegion5.jpgCore Wooden Structure Set PaintRegion6.jpg