Skills (Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town)

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SOS Pioneers Skills Menu.jpg

Skills are a mechanic in Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town based on the activities you do in the game. Raising your skill level will grant you special bonuses, which will enhance your ability to perform the related activities.

There are 12 skills in total, with many unlocking as you advance through the game.

Logging[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Logging.png

"Use the axe to cut down trees and stumps. Logging will also yield wood materials."

Logging refers to the Player's ability to chop down trees and stumps, which then harvests logs. It is increased by using the Axe on trees and stumps on your farm. Note that although trees of greater experience value will unlock in further areas of your farm, you can technically max out your Logging skill while still in Area 1.

This skill is unlocked at the start of the game.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Logger SOS Pioneers Items Craft Wooden Road.png Wooden Road
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Wooden Fence.png Wooden Fence
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Wooden Gate.png Wooden Gate
Lv. 2 Apprentice Logger
  • Slight boost to logging ability.

(Number of required axe swings is decreased by 1.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Lumber Maker.png Lumber Maker
Lv. 3 Fledgling Logger
  • Logging consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when logging is decreased by 1.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Wooden Item Box.png Wooden Item Box
Lv. 4 Adept Logger
  • Logging material gain increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Torch.png Torch
Lv. 5 Skilled Logger
  • Modest boost to logging ability.

(Number of required axe swings is decreased by 2.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Wood Charcoal.png Wood Charcoal
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Bear Carving.png Giant Bear Carving
Lv. 6 Renowned Logger
  • Logging consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when logging is decreased by 2.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Wooden Bench.png Wooden Bench
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Fancy Desk Lamp.png Fancy Desk Lamp
Lv. 7 Superior Logger
  • Logging material gain increased by 2.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Simple Street Lamp.png Simple Street Lamp
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Small Table.png Small Table
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Small Round Table.png Small Round Table
Lv. 8 Master Logger
  • Large boost to logging ability.

(Number of required axe swings is decreased by 3.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Wooden Crates.png Wooden Crates
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Barrels.png Barrels
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Logger
  • Profit increased for logs and lumber.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Chest.png Chest
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Picnic Table.png Picnic Table
Lv. 10 Legendary Logger
  • Logging material gain increased by 3.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Classy Table.png Classy Table
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Firewood Rack.png Firewood Rack
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Lumber Maker.png Giant Lumber Maker

Reaping[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Reaping.png

"Use the sickle to cut wild grasses. Cutting grass will also yield usable grass materials."

Reaping refers to the Player's ability to cut down wild grass, which then harvests grass. It is increased by using the Sickle on wild grass on your farm. As your Reaping skill improves, you can obtain up to six additional materials at a time, making it much easier to collect grass materials.

This skill is unlocked at the start of the game.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Reaper
Lv. 2 Apprentice Reaper
  • Reaping material gain increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Twine.png Twine
Lv. 3 Fledgling Reaper
  • Reaping material gain increased by 2.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Thread Maker.png Thread Maker
Lv. 4 Adept Reaper
  • Cutting grass consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when reaping is decreased by 1.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Textile Maker.png Textile Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Round Chair.png Round Chair
Lv. 5 Skilled Reaper
  • Reaping material gain increased by 3.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Cow Topiary.png Cow Topiary
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Simple Standing Lamp.png Simple Standing Lamp
Lv. 6 Renowned Reaper
  • Reaping material gain increased by 4.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Chicken Topiary.png Chicken Topiary
Lv. 7 Superior Reaper
  • Cutting grass consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when reaping is decreased by 2.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Horse Topiary.png Horse Topiary
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Square Chair.png Square Chair
Lv. 8 Master Reaper
  • Reaping material gain increased by 5.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Sheep Topiary.png Sheep Topiary
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Reaper
  • Profit increased for grass, thread, and cloth.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Umbrella Table.png Umbrella Table
Lv. 10 Legendary Reaper
  • Reaping material gain increased by 6.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Alpaca Topiary.png Alpaca Topiary
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Thread Maker.png Giant Thread Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Textile Maker.png Giant Textile Maker

Mining[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Mining.png

"Use the hammer to break rocks. Mining rocks will also yield ores and jewels."

Mining refers to the Player's ability to break rocks and ore deposits, which then harvests minerals, such as rocks, gems, and ore. It is increased by using the Hammer on rocks and ore veins, found both on your farm and in mines. If you find yourself running out of energy too quickly in the mines, try improving your Mining skill to decrease your energy consumption.

This skill is unlocked at the start of the game.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Miner SOS Pioneers Items Craft Stone Road.png Stone Road
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Stone Fence.png Stone Fence
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Stone Gate.png Stone Gate
Lv. 2 Apprentice Miner
  • Slight boost to mining ability.

(Number of required hammer swings is decreased by 1.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Ingot Maker.png Ingot Maker
Lv. 3 Fledgling Miner
  • Mining consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when mining is decreased by 1.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Stone Item Box.png Stone Item Box
Lv. 4 Adept Miner
  • Mining material gain increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Iron Road.png Iron Road
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Iron Fence.png Iron Fence
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Iron Gate.png Iron Gate
Lv. 5 Skilled Miner
  • Modest boost to mining ability.

(Number of required hammer swings is decreased by 2.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Iron Item Box.png Iron Item Box
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Refined Coal.png Refined Coal
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Glass.png Glass
Lv. 6 Renowned Miner
  • Mining consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when mining is decreased by 2.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Jewel Maker.png Jewel Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Round Lamp.png Round Lamp
Lv. 7 Superior Miner
  • Mining material gain increased by 2.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Splendid Street Lamp.png Splendid Street Lamp
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Stone Lantern.png Stone Lantern
Lv. 8 Master Miner
  • Large boost to mining ability.

(Number of required hammer swings is decreased by 3.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Iron Bench.png Iron Bench
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Long Mirror.png Long Mirror
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Miner
  • Profit increased for ores, jewels, and ingots.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Gorgeous Street Lamp.png Gorgeous Street Lamp
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Welcome Gate.png Welcome Gate
Lv. 10 Legendary Miner
  • Mining material gain increased by 3.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Fireplace.png Fireplace
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Ingot Maker.png Giant Ingot Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Jewel Maker.png Giant Jewel Maker

Draining[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Draining.png

"Use the bucket to scoop water. Scooping water will yield materials like clay."

Draining refers to the Player's ability to scoop water, which then harvests clay and reveals treasure. It is increased by using the Bucket on puddles or certain lakes. You can gain a lot of Draining experience by draining the large lakes in Areas 2 and 3; run multiple suction pumps at a time to drain the water more efficiently.

This skill is unlocked after Clemens provides the Player with a Bucket after the first rainfall.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Drainer SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mortar.png Mortar
Lv. 2 Apprentice Drainer SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mortar Road.png Mortar Road
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mortar Fence.png Mortar Fence
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mortar Gate.png Mortar Gate
Lv. 3 Fledgling Drainer
  • Water draining material gain increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mortar Item Box.png Mortar Item Box
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Brick Maker.png Brick Maker
Lv. 4 Adept Drainer
  • Draining water consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when using the bucket is decreased by 1.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Brick Road.png Brick Road
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Brick Fence.png Brick Fence
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Brick Gate.png Brick Gate
Lv. 5 Skilled Drainer SOS Pioneers Items Craft Suction Pump.png Suction Pump
Lv. 6 Renowned Drainer
  • Water draining material gain increased by 2.
Lv. 7 Superior Drainer
  • Draining water consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when using the bucket is decreased by 2.)

Lv. 8 Master Drainer SOS Pioneers Items Craft Fountain.png Fountain
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Drainer
  • Profit increased for treasure items.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Treasure Chest.png Treasure Chest
Lv. 10 Legendary Drainer
  • Water draining material gain increased by 3.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Brick Maker.png Giant Brick Maker

Fishing[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Fishing.png

"Use the fishing rod by rivers and the ocean. One day you might land a legendary catch!"

Fishing refers to the Player's ability to catch fish. It is increased by using the Fishing Rod on a body of water and successfully reeling in a fish, or catching a fish using a Fish Trap.

This skill is unlocked after Manuela provides the Player with a Fishing Rod when visiting her house.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Fisher SOS Pioneers Items Craft Small Fish Bait.png Small Fish Bait
Lv. 2 Apprentice Fisher
  • Slight boost to fishing ability.

(Difficulty of reeling in fish is decreased.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Squid Bait.png Squid Bait
Lv. 3 Fledgling Fisher
  • Fishing consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when fishing is decreased by 1.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Medium Fish Bait.png Medium Fish Bait
Lv. 4 Adept Fisher
  • Slight boost to quality of caught fish.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Net.png Net
Lv. 5 Skilled Fisher
  • Modest boost to fishing ability.

(Difficulty of reeling in fish is decreased.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Shrimp Bait.png Shrimp Bait
Lv. 6 Renowned Fisher
  • Fishing consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when fishing is decreased by 2.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Crab Bait.png Crab Bait
Lv. 7 Superior Fisher
  • Modest boost to quality of caught fish.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Large Fish Bait.png Large Fish Bait
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Multipurpose Net.png Multipurpose Net
Lv. 8 Master Fisher
  • Large boost to fishing ability.

(Difficulty of reeling in fish is decreased.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Guardian Bait.png Guardian Bait
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Fisher
  • Profit increased for caught fish.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Net.png Giant Net
Lv. 10 Legendary Fisher
  • Large boost to quality of caught fish.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mysterious Bait.png Mysterious Bait

Fieldwork[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Fieldwork.png

"Use the hoe to till fields and sow seeds. Fully-grown field crops can be harvested."

Fieldwork relates to the Player’s ability to till soil and sow crops. It is increased by using the Hoe on usable farmland, using Seeds on plowed land, using the Watering Can on dry soil, and harvesting crops.

At Fieldwork Lv. 4, the Player unlocks the ability to sow seeds in a 3x3 square by charging Y while having seeds equipped. At Fieldwork Lv. 9, Angela will visit the Player's farm the next morning (except during a Typhoon or a Blizzard) to announce that the stock sold at the General Store has increased significantly.

This skill is unlocked after Victor teaches the Player about sowing crops on the second day of the game.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Harvester
Lv. 2 Apprentice Harvester
  • Slight boost to quality of field crops.
Lv. 3 Fledgling Harvester
  • Fieldwork consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when hoeing, watering, and sowing seeds is decreased by 1.)

Lv. 4 Adept Harvester
  • Ranged seed sowing is enabled.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Sprinkler.png Sprinkler
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Powder Maker.png Powder Maker
Lv. 5 Skilled Harvester SOS Pioneers Items Craft Dye Maker.png Dye Maker
Lv. 6 Renowned Harvester
  • Modest boost to quality of field crops.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Seed Maker.png Seed Maker
Lv. 7 Superior Harvester
  • Fieldwork consumes modestly less energy.

(Energy consumption when hoeing, watering, and sowing seeds is decreased by 2.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Scarecrow.png Scarecrow
Lv. 8 Master Harvester
  • Large boost to quality of field crops.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Enhanced Sprinkler.png Enhanced Sprinkler
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Harvester
  • Fieldwork consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when hoeing, watering, and sowing seeds is decreased by 3.)

SOS Pioneers Items Craft Cart.png Cart
Lv. 10 Legendary Harvester
  • Profit increased for field crops.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Powder Maker.png Giant Powder Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Dye Maker.png Giant Dye Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Seed Maker.png Giant Seed Maker

Orcharding[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Orcharding.png

"Plant seedlings and harvest tree crops. Trees will take some time to grow."

Orcharding refers to the Player’s ability to plant and harvest orchards. It is increased by harvesting crops from trees. Compared to the Fieldwork skill, it is much more difficult to gain experience in the Orcharding skill, so invest your time in it early.

This skill is unlocked after Victor teaches the Player about sowing crops on the second day of the game.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Orchardist
Lv. 2 Apprentice Orchardist
  • Slight boost to quality of tree crops.
Lv. 3 Fledgling Orchardist
Lv. 4 Adept Orchardist
  • Modest boost to quality of tree crops.
Lv. 5 Skilled Orchardist
Lv. 6 Renowned Orchardist
  • Large boost to quality of tree crops.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Seedling Maker.png Seedling Maker
Lv. 7 Superior Orchardist SOS Pioneers Items Craft Jam Maker.png Jam Maker
Lv. 8 Master Orchardist
  • Profit increased for tree crops.
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Orchardist
Lv. 10 Legendary Orchardist
  • Tree crop yield increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Seedling Maker.png Giant Seedling Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Jam Maker.png Giant Jam Maker

Cultivating[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Cultivating.png

"Set spores on mushroom logs. Mushrooms can be harvested after a few days."

Cultivating refers to the Player's ability to grow and harvest mushrooms on mushroom logs. Growing high-value mushrooms is very lucrative, as is the ability to improve the quality of these mushrooms.

This skill is unlocked after the Player repairs the dilapidated mushroom log.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Cultivator
Lv. 2 Apprentice Cultivator
  • Slight boost to mushroom quality.
Lv. 3 Fledgling Cultivator
  • Cultivation consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when planting mushroom spores is decreased by 1.)

Lv. 4 Adept Cultivator
  • Modest boost to mushroom quality.
Lv. 5 Skilled Cultivator
  • Cultivation consumes modestly less energy.

(Energy consumption when planting mushroom spores is decreased by 2.)

Lv. 6 Renowned Cultivator SOS Pioneers Items Craft Spore Maker.png Spore Maker
Lv. 7 Superior Cultivator
  • Large boost to mushroom quality.
Lv. 8 Master Cultivator
  • Cultivation consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when planting mushroom spores is decreased by 3.)

Lv. 9 Extraordinary Cultivator
  • Profit increased for cultivated mushrooms.
Lv. 10 Legendary Cultivator
  • Cultivatable mushroom yield increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Spore Maker.png Giant Spore Maker

Beekeeping[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Beekeeping.png

"Place a flower into a beehive. You'll be able to harvest the honey in a few days' time."

Beekeeping refers to a Player's ability to collect honeycombs from beehives. Putting Hellebore flowers into the beehive is the most experience-efficient way to grow Royal Hive honey.

This skill is unlocked after the Player repairs the dilapidated beehive.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Beekeeper
Lv. 2 Apprentice Beekeeper
  • Slight boost to quality of honey hives.
Lv. 3 Fledgling Beekeeper SOS Pioneers Items Craft Honey Maker.png Honey Maker
Lv. 4 Adept Beekeeper
  • Beekeeping consumes less energy.

(Energy consumption when placing flowers in a beehive is decreased by 1.)

Lv. 5 Skilled Beekeeper
  • Modest boost to quality of honey hives.
Lv. 6 Renowned Beekeeper
  • Beekeeping consumes modestly less energy.

(Energy consumption when placing flowers in a beehive is decreased by 2.)

Lv. 7 Superior Beekeeper
  • Large boost to quality of honey hives.
Lv. 8 Master Beekeeper
  • Beekeeping consumes far less energy.

(Energy consumption when placing flowers in a beehive is decreased by 3.)

Lv. 9 Extraordinary Beekeeper
  • Profit increased for honey and honey hives.
Lv. 10 Legendary Beekeeper
  • Honey hive yield increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Honey Maker.png Giant Honey Maker

Animal Care[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Animal Care.png

"Take proper care of your livestock, and they'll provide you with byproducts."

Animal Care refers to the Player's ability to raise livestock. By interacting with the animals on a daily basis, the Animal Care skill will improve and will unlock the ability to tame new kinds of animals.

This skill is unlocked after the Player tames their first animal.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes Increase Raisable Livestock Types
Lv. 1 Novice Livestock Breeder SOS Pioneers Items Craft Fodder Rolls.png Fodder Rolls
Lv. 2 Apprentice Livestock Breeder
  • Slight boost to animal friendship growth.
  • Slight boost to animal happiness growth.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mayonnaise Maker.png Mayonnaise Maker
Lv. 3 Fledgling Livestock Breeder
  • Slight increase to raisable livestock variety.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Yogurt Maker.png Yogurt Maker SOS Pioneers Livestock Buffalo Icon 101.png Buffalo
SOS Pioneers Chicken Icon 102.png Silkie
Lv. 4 Adept Livestock Breeder
  • Modest boost to animal friendship growth.
  • Modest boost to animal happiness growth.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Butter Maker.png Butter Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Yarn Maker.png Yarn Maker
Lv. 5 Skilled Livestock Breeder
  • Modest increase to raisable livestock variety.
  • Use of breeding kits enabled.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Cheese Maker.png Cheese Maker SOS Pioneers Livestock Goat Icon 102.png Alpine Goat
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Cloth Maker.png Cloth Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Chic Rug.png Chic Rug
Lv. 6 Renowned Livestock Breeder
  • Suitable boost to animal friendship growth.
  • Suitable boost to animal happiness growth.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Automatic Feeder.png Automatic Feeder
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Tile Rug.png Tile Rug
Lv. 7 Superior Livestock Breeder
  • All types of livestock can be raised.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Milk Tanks.png Giant Milk Tanks SOS Pioneers Livestock Sheep 102.png Suffolk Sheep
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Lovely Rug.png Lovely Rug SOS Pioneers Livestock Alpaca Icon 102.png Brown Alpaca
Lv. 8 Master Livestock Breeder
  • Large boost to animal friendship growth.
  • Large boost to animal happiness growth.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Relaxing Sofa.png Relaxing Sofa
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Casual Sofa.png Casual Sofa
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Mysterious Plushie.png Mysterious Plushie
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Livestock Breeder
  • Profit increased for animal byproducts.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Yarn Maker.png Giant Yarn Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Cloth Maker.png Giant Cloth Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Mayonnaise Maker.png Giant Mayonnaise Maker
Lv. 10 Legendary Livestock Breeder
  • Animal byproduct yield increased by 1.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Cheese Maker.png Giant Cheese Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Butter Maker.png Giant Butter Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Yogurt Maker.png Giant Yogurt Maker

Cooking[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Cooking.png

"Utilize ingredients and whip up something tasty in the kitchen. Eating restores energy!"

Cooking refers to the Player's ability to cook. Increasing this skill will not only increase the quality of dishes, but also the variety of recipes the Player can make. It is increased when the Player cooks something using a Kitchen. The quality of the dishes you make has a large impact. You can improve the quality of the food even more by using toppings, when unlocked.

At Cooking Lv. 5, the Player is able to learn recipes from eating cooked dishes, including ones ordered at the Café and Bistro.

This skill is unlocked when the Player upgrades their home from a Campsite to a Log Cabin.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Novice Chef
Lv. 2 Apprentice Chef
  • Slight boost to quality of cooked dishes.
Lv. 3 Fledgling Chef SOS Pioneers Items Craft Seasoning Maker.png Seasoning Maker
Lv. 4 Adept Chef SOS Pioneers Items Craft Condiment Maker.png Condiment Maker
Lv. 5 Skilled Chef
  • Can learn recipes by eating cooked dishes.
Lv. 6 Renowned Chef
  • Modest boost to quality of cooked dishes.
Lv. 7 Superior Chef
  • Can use toppings while cooking.
Lv. 8 Master Chef
Lv. 9 Extraordinary Chef
Lv. 10 Legendary Chef
  • Suitable boost to quality of cooked dishes.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Seasoning Maker.png Giant Seasoning Maker
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Condiment Maker.png Giant Condiment Maker

Communication[edit]

SOS Pioneers Skillicon Communication.png

"Speak with and befriend Olive Town's residents. Friendship is its own reward!"

Communication refers to the amount of friendship gained when talking to NPCs. It is increased once per day by talking to NPCs, as well as giving them gifts. The effects of this skill are not always immediately noticeable, but will have an impact on every greeting and gift to the residents.

This skill is unlocked at the start of the game.

Level Title Obtainable Traits Obtainable Recipes
Lv. 1 Next-door Stranger
Lv. 2 Casual Acquaintance SOS Pioneers Items Craft Jewelry Ring.png Jewelry Ring
Lv. 3 Friendly Face
  • Slight boost to friendship growth.
Lv. 4 Everybody's Buddy SOS Pioneers Items Craft Jewelry Locket.png Jewelry Locket
Lv. 5 Talk of the Town SOS Pioneers Items Craft Essence Maker.png Essence Maker
Lv. 6 Local Celebrity
  • Modest boost to friendship growth.
Lv. 7 Local Mascot SOS Pioneers Items Craft Fashionable Bracelet.png Fashionable Bracelet
Lv. 8 Town Advisor
  • Suitable boost to friendship growth.
Lv. 9 Town Pioneer SOS Pioneers Items Craft Shiny Watch.png Shiny Watch
Lv. 10 Head Honcho
  • Large boost to friendship growth.
SOS Pioneers Items Craft Giant Essence Maker.png Giant Essence Maker

Skill Experience[edit]

The Player accumulates experience points in each skill by performing actions associated with that skill. All skills require the same amount of experience to reach a given level.

Total Experience Per Level
Lv. 1 Lv. 2 Lv. 3 Lv. 4 Lv. 5 Lv. 6 Lv. 7 Lv. 8 Lv. 9 Lv. 10
All Skills 20 80 280 680 1320 2920 5320 8920 16120


Experience Gained from Skills[edit]

  • Experience values listed here are not representative of all possible experience gain. They are examples only.


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Logging.png
Logging
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Material Log.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Apple.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Solid Log.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Supple Log.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Durable Log.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Mirage Log.png
Trees Fruit Trees Solid Trees Supple Trees Durable Trees Mirage Trees
Earned Experience
Tree 6 10 20 30 50
Stump 1 2 5 10 15


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Reaping.png
Reaping
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Material Grass.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Flexible Grass.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Tough Grass.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Smooth Grass.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Mirage Grass.png
Grass Flexible Grass Tough Grass Smooth Grass Mirage Grass
Earned Experience
2 5 15 30 50


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Mining.png
Mining
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Material Stone.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Rock Salt.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Iron Ore.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Silver Ore.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Gold Ore.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Orichalcum Ore.png
Stone Rock Salt Iron Ore Silver Ore Gold Ore Orichalcum Ore
Earned Experience
2 4 12 36 100


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Draining.png
Draining
Examples
SOS Pioneers Tools Bucket.png SOS Pioneers Tools Bucket.png SOS Pioneers Items Craft Suction Pump.png
Drain Puddle Drain Pond Drain Lake
Area 2 Area 3 Area 2 Area 3
Earned Experience
5 100 150 200 300


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Fishing.png
Fishing
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Fish Dace.png SOS Pioneers Items Fish Giant Catfish.png SOS Pioneers Items Fish Giant Squid.png
Dace Giant Catfish Giant Squid
0★ ~ 2★ 3★ ~ 4★ 5★ ~ 8★
Earned Experience
4 14 30 200 360


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Fieldwork.png
Fieldwork
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Crop Potato.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Turnip.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Garlic.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Melon.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Jewel Melon.png
Potato Turnip Garlic Melon Jewel Melon
Earned Experience
2 7 12 26 51


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Orcharding.png
Orcharding
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Crop Coffee Bean.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Cherry.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Orange.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Avocado.png SOS Pioneers Items Crop Giant Avocado.png
Coffee Bean Cherry Orange Avocado Giant Avocado
Earned Experience
9 11 11 17 34


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Cultivating.png
Cultivating
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Mushroom Shiitake Mushroom.png SOS Pioneers Items Mushroom Shimeji Mushroom.png SOS Pioneers Items Mushroom Trumpet Mushroom.png SOS Pioneers Items Mushroom Coral Mushroom.png SOS Pioneers Items Mushroom Common Mushroom.png SOS Pioneers Items Mushroom Matsutake Mushroom.png
Shiitake Mushroom Shimeji Mushroom Trumpet Mushroom Coral Mushroom Common Mushroom Matsutake Mushroom
Earned Experience
4 6 12 16 28 57


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Beekeeping.png
Beekeeping
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Material Honey Hive.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Honeycomb Hive.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Worker Hive.png SOS Pioneers Items Material Royal Hive.png
Honey Hive Honeycomb Hive Worker Hive Royal Hive
Earned Experience
12 23 46 69


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Animal Care.png
Animal Care
Examples
SOS Pioneers Livestock Cow Icon 101.png SOS Pioneers Chicken Icon 101.png SOS Pioneers Livestock Sheep 101.png
Interact with an Animal
Earned Experience
20


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Cooking.png
Cooking
Examples
SOS Pioneers Items Entrees Grilled Fish.png SOS Pioneers Items Entrees Fried Egg.png SOS Pioneers Items Entrees Vegetable Sandwich.png SOS Pioneers Items Entrees Curry Rice.png SOS Pioneers Items Entrees Egg Sandwich.png
Grilled Fish Fried Egg Vegetable Sandwich Curry Rice Egg Sandwich
Earned Experience
11 18 29 40 37


SOS Pioneers Skillicon Communication.png
Communication
Examples
Navicon SOS Pioneers Merchandise.png Header iconmini SOSPioneers Victor.png Navicon SOS Pioneers Requests.png Navicon SOS Pioneers Capeside Bistro.png Navicon SOS Pioneers Gull's Rest.png
Ship an Item Talk to a Resident Complete a Request Eat at the Bistro Eat at the Café
Earned Experience
50 20 20 20 20
Note that aside from Requests, these actions can earn experience only once a day.

Trivia[edit]

  • Skills are a returning feature in Pioneers of Olive Town, as skills were a feature in the previous games Tree of Tranquility and Animal Parade. However, this title embellishes on the existing concept and goes beyond to include new skills like orcharding, beekeeping, and more.
Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town
Protagonists

Marriage Candidates

Header iconmini SOSPioneers Blaire.png BlaireHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Bridget.png BridgetHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Damon.png DamonHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Emilio.png EmilioHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Iori.png IoriHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Jack.png JackHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Laura.png LauraHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Linh.png LinhHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Ralph.png RalphHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Reina.png Reina

FeliciaIrisLisetteLudusNeilRaeger

Residents

Header iconmini SOSPioneers Angela.png AngelaHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Beth.png BethHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Cindy.png CindyHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Clemens.png ClemensHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Dosetsu.png DosetsuHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Georg.png GeorgHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Gloria.png GloriaHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Jacopo.png JacopoHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Jason.png JasonHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Jeanne.png JeanneHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Jessie.png JessieHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Karina.png KarinaHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Lars.png LarsHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Lovett.png LovettHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Manuela.png ManuelaHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Marcos.png MarcosHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Mikey.png MikeyHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Misaki.png MisakiHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Nguyen.png NguyenHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Nigel.png NigelHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Norman.png NormanHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Patricia.png PatriciaHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Raul.png RaulHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Sally.png SallyHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Simon.png SimonHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Sydney.png SydneyHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Victor.png Victor

DunhillGiorgioHinaMarianMoriyaTigre

Other Characters

Navicon SOS Pioneers Sprites.png Earth SpritesHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Matsuyuki.png MatsuyukiHeader iconmini SOSPioneers Spirit.png Spirit

Town & Surroundings

Navicon SOS Pioneers Farm.png Your Farm

Olive TownNavicon SOS Pioneers Beach.png BeachNavicon SOS Pioneers Capeside Bistro.png Capeside BistroNavicon SOS Pioneers Forest.png ForestNavicon SOS Pioneers Gull's Rest.png Gull's Rest Hotel & CaféNavicon SOS Pioneers Harbor.png HarborNavicon SOS Pioneers Hoof House.png The Hoof House Animal ShopNavicon SOS Pioneers Seishin-an.png Iori's Residence: Seishin-anNavicon SOS Pioneers Gourmet Palace.png Lovett's House: Gourmet PalaceNavicon SOS Pioneers Marcos' House.png Marcos' HouseNavicon SOS Pioneers Nguyen's Flowers.png Nguyen's FlowersNavicon SOS Pioneers Nigel's Handiworks.png Nigel's HandiworksNavicon SOS Pioneers Norman's Groceries.png Norman's GroceriesNavicon SOS Pioneers General Store.png Olive General StoreNavicon SOS Pioneers Olive Hall.png Olive HallNavicon SOS Pioneers Olive Museum.png Olive MuseumNavicon SOS Pioneers Park.png ParkNavicon SOS Pioneers Ranger's Station.png Ranger's StationNavicon SOS Pioneers Salon.png Salon Ailes D'angeSOS Pioneers Items Treasure Ancient Accessory.png ShrineNavicon SOS Pioneers Tool Shop.png Worker's Base Tool Shop

Earth Sprite AreasNavicon SOS Pioneers Sprite Village.png Earth Sprite VillageNavicon SOS Pioneers Lava Caves.png Lava CavesNavicon SOS Pioneers Beanstalk Island.png Beanstalk IslandNavicon SOS Pioneers Ancient Lake.png Ancient LakeNavicon SOS Pioneers Fisher's Island.png Fisher's IslandNavicon SOS Pioneers Woodcutter's Mountain.png Woodcutter's MountainNavicon SOS Pioneers Verdant Hill.png Verdant HillNavicon SOS Pioneers Stonebreaker Valley.png Stonebreaker Valley

Seasonal FieldsNavicon SOS Pioneers Spring.png Petalwind GardensNavicon SOS Pioneers Summer.png Eversun GardensNavicon SOS Pioneers Fall.png Redmaple GardensNavicon SOS Pioneers Winter.png Hoarfrost Gardens

DLC Areas ・ Terracotta Oasis ・ Twilight Isle ・ Windswept Falls

Mechanics & Lists

Navicon SOS Pioneers Achievements.png Achievements & TitlesNavicon SOS Pioneers Animals.png AnimalsNavicon SOS Pioneers Glitches.png Bugs & GlitchesNavicon SOS Pioneers Cooking.png CookingNavicon SOS Pioneers Crafting.png CraftingNavicon SOS Pioneers Crops.png CropsNavicon SOS Pioneers Customization.png CustomizationNavicon SOS Pioneers Events.png EventsNavicon SOS Pioneers Festivals.png FestivalsNavicon SOS Pioneers Fishing.png FishingNavicon SOS Pioneers Mechanics.png Game MechanicsNavicon SOS Pioneers Items.png Item ListNavicon SOS Pioneers Mining.png MiningNavicon SOS Pioneers Requests.png RequestsNavicon SOS Pioneers Skills.png SkillsNavicon SOS Pioneers Tools.png Tools & MakersNavicon SOS Pioneers Changelog.png Update ChangelogSOS Pioneers Weather Sun Icon.png Weather

Art & Merchandise

Navicon SOS Pioneers Artwork.png ArtworkNavicon SOS Pioneers Expansion Pass.png Expansion PassNavicon SOS Pioneers Merchandise.png Merchandise