Smalland Forbidden Monuments Update Details

The Forbidden Monuments update is one of the biggest ever for Smalland Survive the Wilds.

Smalland: Survive the Wilds, the new indie survival game on Steam, released a huge patch entitled Forbidden Monuments. Included in the update are some pretty significant changes, including new areas, mounts, enemies, and a whole new race of Smallfolk to contend with. Keep reading for the full Forbidden Monument patch update details. 

Smalland Forbidden Monuments Update Details

The Smalland: Survive the Wilds update occurred on July 20, 2023, and includes the following changes: 

New Content

  • New Biome – The Park
  • Malik, The Ornithomancer
  • The Blue Tit
  • The Stink Bug
  • Aetherin Scout
  • Aetherin Elite
  • Some creatures now come with colour variants

New Resources

  • Bluetit egg
  • Stink Gland
  • Reishi Mushroom
  • Mushroom Leather
  • Feather

Leveling System

Levels 1-100

  • Experience will come from gathering resources, combat, and key narrative completion.
  • Higher-tier enemies and resources will grant more experience.
  • Folks will have four stats, Strength, Constitution, Dexterity and Endurance.
  • You will not be able to level an attribute past your current level.

Creature Levels

  • Creatures will now spawn into the world at a natural level.
  • If tamed, creatures can gain experience by following their master and level up to 10 times. If you find a level 53 creature, you can level it up to level 63 maximum.
  • Players can also increase the stats of their creatures, Strength, Constitution, Dexterity, and Endurance.
  • Creatures will have varying stats upon spawning in a world, for example, one ladybug may have more health, whereas another will have higher dexterity and move faster.


  • The Icarus set
  • The Icarus wings with the unique ability to air-dash by pressing sprint while in the air (default keybind)
  • New equipment slot – wings, Smallfolk can now put wings on any armour, this also means that all current armour has had the wings removed and they will need to be recrafted

New Weapons

  • The Aetherin Hammer
  • The Aetherin Greataxe
  • The Stink Bomb
  • Icarus Arrow

Building Parts

  • Children’s Building blocks x 5
  • Chess pieces x 12
  • Half stairs for all tiers
  • 1/3rd height walls for all tiers
  • 1/3rd height curved walls for wood, stone and metal tiers
  • 1/4th size floor pieces for all tiers

Tame updates

  • All mounted creatures can now jump
  • All mounted creature can now attack
  • Grasshoppers’ jump is now charged
  • Ladybug now drops a gravestone on death
  • Ladybug continues to act as storage when told to leave the party


  • Some weapons have faster attack animations
  • New jumping animation
  • New running animation
  • Poison antidote potion’s animation is faster

There is now a warning when you go out of bounds and are about to be snatched by the eagle.

Those were the patch notes for the Forbidden Monuments update for Smalland: Survive the Wilds. As one of the largest updates for the game ever, we’re excited to hop into the newest version to try out the new content.

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