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Thrilling, true stories FOR RUGGED MEN!— Tagline

Backwoodsman is a magazine in Fallout 76.

Background

Backwoodsman was a monthly magazine series featuring articles about outdoor survival, covering topics such as the best way to defend against animals or the cooking methods of meats and plants. The cover art for the magazine depicts one of the sensationalist headlines from each issue, depicting violent struggles between man and nature. Issues of Backwoodsman cost $35 per copy.

Characteristics

Reading an issue of Backwoodsman will temporarily give the player a unique bonus, such as cheaper weapon crafting or increased healing from cooked food. All bonuses expire after 30 minutes (60 minutes with Curator), and the magazine is consumed once read.

Issues of Backwoodsman are affected by Pannapictagraphist and will emit directional audio when the player character is in range.

Magazine issues

Image Issue Effect
Backwoodsman Get off My Lawn.png Backwoodsman 1 Find meat from animal kills.
Backwoodsman Down Home Cookin'.png Backwoodsman 2 +30% Tomahawk Damage.
Backwoodsman Homesteading Horror!.png Backwoodsman 3 Crafting weapons costs fewer materials
Backwoodsman Hardy as a Sasquatch.png Backwoodsman 4 +50% chance to gain double the yield from plants
Backwoodsman Home in the Hills.png Backwoodsman 5 +15% damage to animals
Backwoodsman The Appalachian Squirrel Massacre.png Backwoodsman 6 +50% health from cooked food
Backwoodsman Art of the Tomahawk.png Backwoodsman 7 -50% food/drink disease chance
Backwoodsman The Gunsmith of Harper's Ferry.png Backwoodsman 8 +30% satisfaction by eating and drinking
Backwoodsman The Ohio River Hermit.png Backwoodsman 9 Repairing workshop objects costs -50% materials
Backwoodsman Nightmare in the Garden.png Backwoodsman 10 +50% workshop turret damage

Magazine text

Image Issue/Month Details
Backwoodsman Get off My Lawn.png #01: Get Off My Lawn (January)
  • Black Market Knives to Impress Your Lover
  • Owls Came For Me In the Night
  • Get Off My Lawn! - "It was like the Alamo...with bears"
Backwoodsman Down Home Cookin'.png #02: Down Home Cookin' (February)
  • Turn Your Urine into Malt Whiskey
  • Lost and Snake Bit!
  • Down Home Cookin'; Who's Left and Who's Leftovers?
Backwoodsman Homesteading Horror!.png #03: Homesteading Horror (March)
  • Homesteading Horror!
  • "Darn, I'm Trapped in a Dam!
  • Beaver Attack Blues; "They weren't just deadly... they were industrious!"
Backwoodsman Hardy as a Sasquatch.png #04: Hardy as a Sasquatch (April)
  • Guano to Gunpowder
  • Rabies... Schmaybies!; Beat Blood Borne Diseases Faster
  • Hardy as a Sasquatch; 36 Days of Eating Vampire Bats
Backwoodsman Home in the Hills.png #05: Home In the Hills (May)
  • Home in the Hills: "I started a buzzard brawl!"
  • Carnivorous Rabbits of Appalachia
  • Taxidermy Feature: Making the Most of a Carcass
Backwoodsman The Appalachian Squirrel Massacre.png #06: The Appalachia Squirrel Massacre (June)
  • The Appalachia Squirrel Massacre: Tree-Rats Attacked My Lover
  • Special Feature: I Survived for 10 Days Eating My Own Fingers
  • Are You a Machete Man? (Page 28)
Backwoodsman Art of the Tomahawk.png #07: Art of the Tomahawk (July)
  • I Chopped Off My Hand!
  • Turn Your Chest Hair Into a Rope
  • Curse of the Mountain Voodoo Man
  • Art of the Tomahawk: Ancient tribal secrets, revealed
Backwoodsman The Gunsmith of Harper's Ferry.png #08: The Gunsmith of Harper's Ferry (August)
  • The Gunsmith of Harper's Ferry
  • Self-Surgery 101: Where and where not to cut
  • Kidnapped by Commies! (page 19)
Backwoodsman The Ohio River Hermit.png #09: The Ohio River Hermit (September)
  • Queen of the Piranhas: Terror Down River!
  • "I killed a bear with a PORCUPINE!"
  • THE OHIO RIVER HERMIT
Backwoodsman Nightmare in the Garden.png #10: Nightmare in the Garden (October)
  • Nightmare in the Garden
  • Raised on Wolverine Milk
  • Whiskey Feature: Clean your bullet wounds without sacrificing flavor

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