Sons Of The Forest: All Controls & Keybindings

Abu Bakar Karim
By Abu Bakar Karim
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Sons Of The Forest: All Controls & Keybindings

Learn about all the controls and keybindings in Sons of The Forest and master them in a matter of seconds!

Sons of the Forest, set in a mysterious and dangerous forest, puts you in the shoes of a survivor struggling to make sense of the supernatural horrors lurking around every corner. To fend off the various mutants, cannibals, and other deadly creatures that roam the wilderness, you’ll need to gather resources, build shelter, and craft weapons and tools. But be warned; the forest is a dangerous place, and even the most well-prepared player can succumb to its dangers.

It is that kind of survival game that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish, thanks to its dynamic AI, challenging gameplay, and gripping storyline. So grab your controller, strap on your headphones, and get ready to enter the heart of darkness—because no one can hear you scream in the forest.

And talking about controls and key bindings in Sons of the Forest, these are not rocket science. Let’s get you through this real quick.

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Complete Sons of the Forest Controls and Keybindings List

Here, we will discuss all the PC and Console controls and keybindings list. Hop in!

PC Controls and Keybindings (Keyboard + Mouse)

  • FORWARD: W Key
  • BACKWARD: S Key
  • RIGHT: D Key
  • LEFT: A Key
  • CROUCH: Left Ctrl Key
  • DROP: G Key
  • INVENTORY: I Key
  • JUMP: Space Bar Key
  • LIGHTER: L Key
  • RELOAD: R Key
  • RUN: Left Shift Key
  • TAKE: E Key
  • DISMANTLE: C Key
  • UTILITY: UNBOUND
  • GPS TRACKER: M Key
  • WALKIE-TALKIE: T Key
  • BOOK: B Key
  • ROTATE RIGHT: R Key
  • ROTATE LEFT: Q Key
  • PRIMARY ACTION: LMB
  • SECONDARY ACTION: RMB
  • INTERACT: LMB
  • ALTERNATE INTERACT: RMB
  • PLACE ELEMENT: LMB
  • TOGGLE PLACE MODE: RMB
  • TERTIARY ACTION: MMB
  • SLEEP: Z Key
  • SAVE: E Key
  • SKIP: S Key
  • RESET: UNBOUND
  • SELECT: E Key
  • BACK: Left Arrow Key
  • CANCEL STRUCTURE: X Key
  • TOGGLE BOOK MODE: X Key
  • BOOK FLIP NEXT PAGE: RMB
  • BOOK FLIP PREVIOUS PAGE: LMB
  • PLAC: C Key
  • CYCLE GRAB BAG CATEGORY: Q Key

Console Controls and Keybindings (Xbox Controller)

  • FORWARD: Left Stick Up
  • BACKWARD: Left Stick Down
  • RIGHT: Left Stick Right
  • LEFT: Left Stick Left
  • CROUCH: Right Stick click
  • DROP: B button
  • INVENTORY: Directional Pad Down
  • JUMP: Y button
  • LIGHTER: Directional Pad Left
  • RELOAD: X button
  • RUN: Left Stick click
  • TAKE: A button
  • DISMANTLE: X button
  • UTILITY: Directional Pad Right
  • GPS TRACKER: UNBOUND
  • WALKIE-TALKIE: UNBOUND
  • BOOK: Directional Pad Up
  • ROTATE Right: Right Bumper
  • ROTATE Left: Left Bumper
  • PRIMARY ACTION: Right Trigger
  • SECONDARY ACTION: Left Trigger
  • INTERACT: Left Trigger
  • ALTERNATE INTERACT: Right Trigger
  • PLACE ELEMENT: Right Trigger
  • TOGGLE PLACE MODE: UNBOUND
  • TERTIARY ACTION: View button
  • SLEEP: A button
  • SAVE: B button
  • SKIP: Y button
  • APPLY: Y button
  • RESET: X button
  • SELECT: A button
  • BACK: B button
  • NEXT PAGE: Right Bumper
  • PREVIOUS PAGE: Left Bumper
  • CANCEL STRUCTURE: X button
  • TOGGLE BOOK MODE: X button
  • BOOK FLIP NEXT PAGE: Right Trigger
  • BOOK FLIP PREVIOUS PAGE: Left Trigger
  • PLACE: X button
  • CYCLE GRAB BAG CATEGORY: Left Bumper

And that is all I had for the controls and keybindings for Sons of the Forest. Check out our other cooked materials, like all console commands and cheats, and how to get a shovel in Sons of the Forest. Prosst!

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AB Karim is the Deputy Editor of the Guide section at GameRiv. With an insatiable love for RPGs and a knack for puns, AB combines his passion for gaming with a professional touch. He has to polish every word with precision; otherwise, he will keep losing health bar. Keep that aside for now, and let's embark on epic quests and unravel mysteries with AB as your trusted guide. Prosst!