There are a wide variety of animals in Far Cry 4, from Asian Rhinos and Mugger Crocodiles to Bengal Tigers and Brown Bears. Some quietly go about their business, galloping through forests and snacking on grass, while others attempt to rip Ajay Ghale’s face off. There are no penalties for killing these critters, especially when it comes to crafting. In fact, Ubisoft based a huge chunk of the game’s crafting system on animal hides, and encourages you to slaughter specific creatures to enhance Ajay’s equipment.
While the game specifically lists all of the “ingredients” necessary for crafting a bigger wallet, syringe kit and ammo bag, it helps to have a quick resource so you don’t have to constantly flip through inventory screens. With that in mind, this Far Cry 4 crafting guide lists everything you need to carry more money, weapons and ammo. In addition, we list the different plans necessary for creating syringes to boost Ajay’s abilities, imbuing him with super speed on land and in the water. Just be sure to inject one syringe at a time and wait until the effects wear off before using another one. In addition, upgrade whenever possible. You’ll go from 30 seconds of power to 170 seconds!
Weapon Holster: You know what’s better than one weapon? Four weapons! We prefer variety.
|Base||Nothing required||Carry one weapon|
|1||3 Tibetan Wolf Skins||Carry 1 sidearm and 1 weapon|
|2||3 Malayan Tapir skins||1 sidearm and 2 weapons|
|3||3 Honey Badger skins||1 sidearm and three weapons|
Wallet: The more cash you have on hand, the easier it is to buy new weapons, maps and armor.
|Base||Nothing required||Carry 250,000|
|1||2 Bharal skins||Carry 500,000|
|2||3 Assam Macaque skins||Carry 1000000|
|3||4 Asian Rhino skins||Carry 2,000,000|
|4||Mad Devil’s skin (this is a rare hunt)||Carry 5,000,000|
Loot Bag: Having to constantly sell stuff to a Sherpa to make room is such a pain. Stuff Ajay’s pockets!
|Base||Nothing required||Carry 30 items|
|1||2 Sambar skins||Carry 60 items|
|2||3 Pig skins||90 items|
|3||4 Demon Fish skins||120 items|
|4||Ghost Bear’s skin (another rare hunt)||Carry 150 items|
Syringe Kit: Stumble upon a tiger and you’ll wish you had more health.
|Base||Nothing required||Carry 3 syringes of each type|
|1||2 Wild Boar skins||Carry 4 syringes of each type|
|2||3 Tibetan Wolf skins||Carry 5 syringes of each type|
|3||4 Malayan Tapir skins||Carry 6 syringes of each type|
|4||Sky Tiger’s skin (a rare hunt)||Carry 8 syringes of each type|
Bait Bag: With this, Ajay can carry even more pieces of smelly, bloody animal flesh! Joy!
|Base||Nothing required||Carry 2 pieces of bait|
|1||2 Dhole skins||Carry 3 pieces of bait|
|2||3 Yak skins||Carry 4 pieces of bait|
|3||5 Bear skins||Carry 5 pieces of bait|
|4||Gulo’s skin (a rare hunt)||Carry 6 pieces of bait|
Ammo Bag: It takes a whole lot of bullets to kill a rhino. Bring as much ammo as possible.
|Base||Nothing required||Small amount of ammunition for all weapons|
|1||2 Wild Boar skins||Medium amount of ammunition for all weapons|
|2||3 Bharal skins||Large amount of ammunition for all weapons|
|3||4 Clouded Leopard skins||Extra large amount of ammunition for all weapons|
|4||Shadow Leopard’s skin (a rare hunt)||Super gigantic amount of ammunition for all weapons|
Throwables Bag: You don’t want to reach for a Molotov only to realize none remain. Add more of those (and grenades) to Ajay’s arsenal.
|Base||Nothing required||Carry 3 grenades, 3 Molotovs and 3 Throwing Knives|
|1||2 Yak skins||Carry 5 grenades, 5 Molotovs and 5 Throwing Knives|
|2||3 Dhole skins||Carry 7 grenades, 7 Molotovs and 7 Throwing Knives|
|3||5 Bengal Tiger skins||Carry 9 Grenades, 9 Molotovs and 9 Throwing Knives|
|4||Black Water Dragon’s skin (rare hunt yet again)||Carry 15 Grenades, 15 Molotovs and 15 Throwing Knives|
Explosives Bag: If you prefer to use C4 and mines for the element of surprise, you need a bigger bag.
|Base||Nothing required||Carry 3 C4 and 3 mines|
|1||2 Asian Rhino skins||Carry 4 C4 and 4 mines|
|2||3 Snow Leopard skins||Carry 5 C4 and 5 mines|
|3||5 Sambar skins||Carry 6 C4 and 6 mines|
|4||Thick Skin’s hide (rare hunt)||Carry 8 C4 and 8 mines|
Heavy Ammo Bag: Don’t make that launcher a one and done. Fire and keep firing, then watch the resulting explosions.
|Base||Nothing required||Small amount of rockets, flares and grenade launcher rounds|
|1||2 Bengal Tiger skins||Medium amount of rockets, flares and grenade launcher rounds|
|2||3 Bear skins||Large amount of rockets, flares and grenade launcher rounds|
|3||4 Snow Leopard skins||Extra large amount of rockets, flares and grenade launcher rounds|
|4||Karkadann’s skin (a rare hunt)||Super huge amount of rockets, flares and grenade launcher rounds|
Quiver: Ideal for all virtual hunters who prefer to pierce enemies with arrows instead of bullets.
|Base||Nothing required||10 arrows, 3 explosive arrows, 3 fire arrows and 10 bolts|
|1||1 Pig skin||15 arrows, 4 explosive arrows, 4 fire arrows and 15 bolts|
|2||3 Clouded Leopard skins||20 arrows, 6 explosive arrows, 6 fire arrows and 20 bolts|
|3||4 Honey Badger skins||30 arrows, 8 explosive arrows, 8 fire arrows and 30 bolts|
|4||Tenzin’s skin (rare hunt)||50 arrows, 10 explosive arrows, 10 fire arrows and 50 bolts|
Syringes: Ajay always needs health, but syringes also give you cool super human powers. All you need to do is pick flowers!
|Syringe Type||Plants Required||Syringe Effects|
|Health||2 green plants||Will replenish 2 to 6 blocks of Ajay’s health.|
|Hunting||1 blue plant, 1 red plant||This highlights all bad guys and animals. Upgade to move silent and prevent animals from attacking unless Ajay provokes them.|
|Survival||1 yellow plant, 1 red plant||Less damage from melee attacks. Upgrade to take less damage from weapons fire.|
|Focus||1 blue plant, 1 yellow plant||Run and swim faster. Ajay can also hold his breath longer while underwater. Upgrade to make Ajay tougher to hit when moving.|
|Overdose||1 purple plant, 1 silver plant||Increased damage that Ajay doles out and receives for approximately 30 seconds.|