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How to Get Nightvision Goggles in Sons of the Forest

How to Get Nightvision Goggles in Sons of the Forest

Trying to survive on an island infested with cannibals is hard enough without having to do it in the dark so Endnight Games has introduced the Nightvision Goggles to Sons of the Forest. No more blindly stumbling through the forests or relying on torches once you manage to obtain this useful bit of kit. Of course, getting your hands on the Nightvision Goggles is not easy so we are here to point you in the right direction.

Keep reading on to find out how to get Nightvision Goggles in Sons of the Forest, and have a better chance of surviving the long dark nights.

How to Obtain the Nightvision Goggles in Sons of the Forest

Before you start your journey you should be aware that you will need the Rebreather to complete this quest. If you don’t have the Rebreather yet, it can be found in a cave at this beach location:

Rebreather location. Image by Touch Tap Play (via Endnight Games)

Where to Find the Nightvision Goggles

The Nightvision Goggles are hidden in caves near a lake (marked on the map below). Searching caves is pretty treacherous so make sure you are well-equipped with ammo, food, water, medicine, and crafting supplies. As mentioned above, you will also need the Rebreather to help with underwater travel.

Nightvision Googles and Golden Armor Location. Image by Touch Tap Play (via Endnight Games)

Following the steps below will lead you directly to the Nightvision Goggles:

  1. Destroy all boards blocking your way into the cave
  2. Dive into the water (using the Rebreather)
  3. Head right to grab whatever supplies are hidden there
  4. Proceed down the slope to a large room with pictures of figures on the wall
  5. The Nightvision Goggles are on the head of the dead cultist

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This supremely useful bit of tech was added in patch 03 in April 2023, along with a new rideable EUC, a trap that can fling enemies away, and new additions to the construction system. There is only one place you can find the Nightvision Goggles and luckily(?!) this deadly cave system is also where you will find the Golden Armor, so you can grab both in one journey.

The caves are full of deadly creatures so do not take on this quest lightly! You’ve got to be ready, well-equipped, and slightly mad to take on this endeavor. If you need to stock up on arrows before you go check out our guide on how to make arrows in Sons of the Forest.

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