A reusable water bottle filled with refreshing water able to rehydrate the body. The water most likely would have come from a water source nearby.
The Canteen is a portable source of drinking water the survivors can use to replenish their thirst. It carries enough water for five drinks, that will replenish quarter of your body maximum water capacity. It is a must for long taxing excursions, especially in hot climate situations, to ward off heat stroke and dehydration.
Canteens can be refilled at water Pumps or any source of Fresh Water. Later in development water might carry the risk of contracting an infection and will require water purification tablets to decontaminate. Alternatively water can also be collected during rain events, rain water is considered to have no risk of infection, but at a rate of 5% of volume caught for each attempt, it can take a while to fill up the canteen.
- The Canteen now holds 250 ml less water than the waterbottle, thus making the PET Bottle the new, better water storage device. (as of 0.53 stable)
- Refilling a Canteen is done by equipping it in your hands and right-clicking on any body of water or water pump, you can also collect water during rain by right click on it and selecting “Click to catch rain in canteen”.
- You can pour the contents of one canteen into another. If you have two or more canteens in your inventory, this method can be used to save time when refilling more than one at a time.
- It is a good idea to keep 2 or more canteens in your inventory if possible. While moving around, water need levels will drop quickly causing you to be thirsty frequently. If you drink one canteen of water every hour, you should not be thirsty.