Thick Hide is one of the countless resources used for crafting in New World. There is no specific drop for Thick Hide, meaning that it can be farmed from many different sources. This will make Thick Hide in New World a very common thing you can buy off of the Trading Post. It’s a Tier 4 material of Common rarity used in many different crafting recipes. But if you want to go and hunt for it, you certainly can. Use this guide to learn about where to get it.
Thick Hide can be used in recipes for Leatherworking, and you can use Tanning skills to craft it from different materials. So now that you know how to use it, let’s talk about where to get it.
These are all of the animals that have the potential to drop Thick Hide. You may need tracking as high as 175 to track some of these animals.
- Black Bear
- Damned Hound
- Grizzly Bear
- Mountain Lion
- Primal Lion
- Strange Alligator
- Strange Bison
- Strange Boar
- Strange Elk
- Timber Wolf
As for where to find them, that’s the easy part, literally anywhere you look. You can find the animals bearing Thick Hide in New World in any region. But if you need a reminder, here are the possible regions you can look in. As long as you’re killing level 40+ enemies, you should get some. On top of getting some great resources, collecting Thick Hide will also be a nice XP boost.
- Ebonscale Reach
- Great Cleave
- Restless Shore
- Shattered Mountain
- Weaver’s Fen
For the purpose of this guide, you can focus on Wolves, but pretty much any animal will work. Level 40+ animals in the regions listed above will work just fine.
Best places to farm Thick Hide
The small lake to the northeast of Everfall’s main town is a good spot. Run a circuit around the water and hunt some Wolves, you can get plenty of hides and meat there. The fort in the southern part of Brightwood also has a concentrated wolf spawn. Across the river to the west of the fort is a gathering of Wolf spawns you can hunt.
There is another easy place to gather Thick Hide just west of the Restless Shore settlement. It will have Shoreside Bobcats and Sandhoof Elks that drop this type of hide when skinned.
There’s a bunch more stuff to learn about the basics of this MMO. You might also want to learn how to respec your build. There are also tons of materials you can gather and craft. There’s a lot of basic stuff like Rawhide and various basic ingredients that you need a lot of. Rarer materials like Steel and Starmetal are useful as well. With all that new stuff, you might want to know how to get bigger bags to carry it all. Having a good supply of healing items is very important as well.