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The player can craft items by pressing the "9" key on the keyboard or clicking the "craft" button on the right side of the screen after gathering the necessary ingredients. In The Escapists 2, you are able to bring up the crafting menu by pressing "C", or accessing your inventory and moving to the crafting tab (console versions). There can be several types of items ranging from weapons to tools which can aid the player in escaping, smuggling and fighting.

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Tools

Weapons

Item Requirements Intelligence Required in TE1 Damage in TE1 Intelligence Required in TE2 Stats in TE2 Extra info
  Comb Shiv Use a   Comb on a wall. Any 2/5 Any ? Takes 10 fatigue (TE1).
  Toothbrush Shiv Use a   Toothbrush on a wall. Any 2/5 Any ? Takes 10 fatigue (TE1).
  Comb Blade   Comb +   Razor Blade 20 2/5 40 ?
  Sock Mace   Sock +   Soap 20 2/5 40 Damage: Low

Speed: High

Range: Low

  Super Sock Mace   Sock +   Battery 50 3/5 60 Damage: Medium

Speed: High

Range: Low

  Wooden Bat   Timber +   Roll of Duct Tape 40 3/5 40 Damage: Medium

Speed: Medium

Range: Medium

Does not work on console (TE1), uses 2   Timber in TE1.
  Spiked Bat   Timber +   Roll of Duct Tape +   Nails 75 4/5 N/A Damage: High

Speed: Medium

Range: Medium

Does not work on console.
  Super Baseball Bat   Baseball Bat +   Roll of Duct Tape +   Nails N/A N/A 70 Damage: High

Speed: Low

Range: High

Exclusive to TE2
  Glass Shank   Glass Shard +   Roll of Duct Tape 30 4/5 40 ?
  Knuckle Duster   Razor Blade +   Roll of Duct Tape +   Timber 60 4/5 50 ? Does not use Timber in TE2.
  Nunchucks   Wire +   Timber +   Timber 70 5/5 60 ?
  Whip   Timber +   Wire +   Razor Blade 80 5/5 60 Damage: Medium

Speed: Low

Range: Medium

Uses Roll of Duct Tape instead of Razor Blade in TE2.
  Super Whip   Whip +   Razor Blade +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A N/A 70 Damage: High

Speed: Medium

Range: High

Exclusive to TE2.
  Cup of Molten Chocolate   Cup or   Mug +   Bar of Chocolate +   Lighter 40 Instant KO 50 Damage: Maximum

Speed: Medium

Range: Medium

You can only use this once.
  Makeshift Double Bass   Old Box +   Broom Handle +   Piece of String N/A N/A 50 ? Exclusive to TE2
  Makeshift Sledgehammer   Broom Handle +   Tin of Paint +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A N/A 60 ? Exclusive to TE2.
  Makeshift Cosh   Pillow Case +   Bar of Soap N/A N/A 40 Damage: Low

Speed: High

Range: Low

Exclusive to TE:WD and TE2.
  Makeshift Spear   Broom Handle +   Glass Shard +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A N/A 60 ? Exclusive to TE2.
  Makeshift Stungun   Energy Module +   Paper Clip +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A N/A 60 Damage: Highest

Speed: Medium

Range: High

Exclusive to TE2.
  Super Knuckle Duster   Knuckle Duster +   Energy Module N/A N/A 60 Damage: Medium

Speed: High

Range: Low

Exclusive to TE2.
  Super Metal Baton   Metal Baton +   Energy Module +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A N/A 70 Damage: High

Speed: Medium

Range: High

Exclusive to TE2.
  Cattle Prod   Energy Module +   Metal Rod +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A N/A 70 Damage: Highest

Speed: Medium

Range: High

Exclusive to TE2, Only in Rattlesnake Springs.
  Energy Sword   Broom Handle +   Energy Module +   Wire N/A N/A 70 Damage: High

Speed: Low

Range: High

Exclusive to TE2, Only in U.S.S Anomaly.

Wearables

Item Requirements Intelligence Required in TE1 Intelligence Required in TE2 Defence Given Extra Info
  Guard Outfit   Jar of Ink +   Infirmary Overalls 40 40 N/A You can also find this at the laundry job, in some prisons.
  Infirmary Overalls   Inmate Outfit OR   Guard Outfit +   Tub of Bleach 50 50 N/A
  Cushioned Inmate Outfit   Inmate Outfit OR   POW Outfit +   Pillow +   Roll of Duct Tape 30 40 Low
  Padded Inmate Outfit   Inmate Outfit +   Roll of Duct Tape +   Book 60 50 Medium
  Plated Inmate Outfit   Inmate Outfit OR   Guard Outfit +   Sheet of Metal +   Roll of Duct Tape 80 60 High
  Makeshift Robot Guard Outfit   Sheet of Metal +   Foil +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A 50 N/A Exclusive to TE2, only in U.S.S Anomaly, acts as a   Guard Outfit.

Concealment Devices

Item Requirements Intelligence Required in TE1 Intelligence Required in TE2 Extra Info
  Fake Wall Block   Paper Mache +   Paper Mache +   Jar of Ink 40 40 use amount 20%
  Fake Vent Cover   Paper Mache +   Paper Mache 30 30 use amount 20%
  Fake Fence   Wire +   Wire +   Wire 50 50 Left with 80% of durability after placement.
  Bed Dummy   Pillow +   Pillow +   Bed Sheet 30 40 Can be used indefinitely
  Contraband Pouch   Foil +   Roll of Duct Tape 50 60 Has 4 uses in TE1. Has 5 uses in TE2. Does not take durability if it is the only contraband item in your inventory (TE1).
  Durable Contraband Pouch   Foil +   Foil +   Roll of Duct Tape 70 70 Has 7 uses in TE1. Has 10 uses in TE2. Does not work on console (TE1), uses a Contraband Pouch instead of one of the Foils in TE2. Does not take durability if it is the only contraband item in your inventory (TE1).
  Poster   Magazine +   Roll of Duct Tape 20 30 Has 5 uses in TE2 but can be used indefinitely in TE1.

Miscellaneous

Item Requirements Intelligence Required in TE1 Intelligence Required in TE2 Extra Info
  ID Papers   Exotic Feather +   Jar of Ink +   Unsigned ID Papers 60 N/A Jungle Compound Exclusive. Only in TE1.
  Zipline Hook   Timber +   Wire 90 N/A Does not work in console, exclusive to TE1.
  Grapple Head   Crowbar +   Crowbar +   Roll of Duct Tape 60 50 Can be used as a Weapon in TE2
  Grappling Hook   Grapple Head +   Length of Rope 90 70 Has ∞ uses. Can be used as a Weapon in TE2 and be used to climb 1 floor tall walls.
  Sheet Rope   Bed Sheet +   Bed Sheet 30 30 Has 2 uses in TE1.
  Cooked Food Use   Uncooked Food in the oven. Any N/A Exclusive to TE1.
  Candle (Escapists 1)   Battery +   Wire 30 N/A Different recipe in TE2.
  Candle (Escapists 2)   Wax +   Lighter +   Piece of String N/A 40 Different recipe in TE1.
  Paper Mache   Roll of Toilet Paper or   Deluxe Toilet Roll +   Tube of Super Glue 30 40
  Molten Plastic   Comb or   Toothbrush +   Lighter 30 50
  Plastic Key (Color)   Key Mold (Color) +   Molten Plastic 80 60 (All)
  Key Mold (Color)   Wad of Putty +   Key (Color) 50 50 (All)
  Keycard Mould (Color)   Keycards (Color) +   Circuit Board +   Wire N/A 50 (Both) Exclusive to TE2.
  Fake Keycards (Color)   Keycard Mould (Color) +   Molten Plastic N/A 60 (Both) Exclusive to TE2, used to open up multiplayer only areas.
  Wad of Putty   Tube of Toothpaste +   Tub of Talcum Powder 30 40
  Timber Brace (Escapists 1)   Timber +   Timber 20 30 Different recipe in TE2.
  Timber Brace (Escapists 2)   Timber +   Timber +   Timber 20 30 Different recipe in TE1.
  Unvarnished Chair   Timber +   Timber +   Timber 30 N/A
  Sail   Timber +   Bed Sheet 80 N/A Only in HMP-Irongate, exclusive to TE1.
  Raft Base   Balsa Wood +   Balsa Wood +   Length of Rope 80 N/A Only in HMP-Irongate, exclusive to TE1
  Makeshift Raft   Raft Base +   Sail +   Length of Rope 80 N/A Only in HMP-Irongate, exclusive to TE1.
  Stinger Strip   Nails +   Nails +   Roll of Duct Tape 50 N/A Exclusive to TE1.
  Crate Base   Timber +   Timber +   Nails N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2, found in Center Perks 2.0.
  Cup of Tea   Tea Bag +   Lump of Sugar +   Cup N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2.
  Glider Skin   Bed Sheet +   Length of Rope N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2, found in K.A.P.O.W Camp.
  Manicure Kit   File +   Tub of Hand Cream +   Nail Polish N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2, found in Center Perks 2.0, Rattlesnake Springs and Fort Tundra.
  Makeshift Harness   Length of Rope +   Length of Rope +   Length of Rope N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2, found in Air Force Con
  Makeshift Ladder   Tin of Paint +   Tin of Paint +   Tin of Paint N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2 and TE:WD.
  Readied Fishing Rod   Fishing Rod +   Juicy Worm N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2, found in H.M.P Offshore.
  Parachute   Bed Sheet +   Makeshift Harness N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2, found in Air Force Con.
  Potted Plant   Mug +   Seeds +   Soil N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2.
  Pretend Flower   Handkerchief +   Orange Coloured Pen +   Dowel N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2.
  Pretend Carrot   Handkerchief +   Orange Coloured Pen +   Green Coloured Pen N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2, found in Cougar Creek Railroad.
  Readied Paint Brush   Paint Brush +   Tin of Paint N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2.
  Visitors Kit   Bottle of Aftershave +   Comb +   Dental Floss N/A 30 Exclusive to TE2.
  Breathing Mask   Roll of Duct Tape +   Tubing +   Handkerchief N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2, found in Rattlesnake Springs and H.M.P Offshore.
  Framed Photo   Family Photo +   Timber +   Tube of Glue N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2.
  Glue Readied Furniture   Unglued Furniture +   Tube of Glue N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2.
  Makeshift Rocket Thruster   Can of Soda +   Sugar Mint N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2, found in K.A.P.O.W Camp.
  Music Washboard   Piece of String +   Washboard +   Tube of Glue N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2.
  Uncooked Pie   Pie Filling +   Pastry Case N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2.
  Cooked Pie Use   Uncooked Pie in the oven N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2.
  Burnt Pie Use   Uncooked Pie in the oven N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2.
  Unglued Furniture   Timber +   Timber N/A 40 Exclusive to TE2.
  Breathable Trash Bag   Trash Bag +   Breathing Mask +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in Rattlesnake Springs and H.M.P Offshore
  Crate Casing   Crate Base +   Bracket N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in Center Perks 2.0.
  Crate Top   Timber +   Nails +   Hammer N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in Center Perks 2.0.
  Crossbow Body   Timber +   Timber +   Bolts N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in Rattlesnake Springs.
  Crossbow Lathe   Dowel +   Piece of String +   Tube of Glue N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in Rattlesnake Springs.
  Fake Audio Equipment   Broom +   Roll of Duct Tape +   Radio Receiver N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in Center Perks 2.0
  Gun Making Kit   Wax +   Soap N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in H.M.S Orca, H.M.P Offshore and The Glorious Regime
  Half Frame of Glider   Dowel +   Dowel +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in K.A.P.O.W Camp.
  Heart Rate Slower   Ice Pack +   Ice Pack +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A 50 Exclusive to TE2, found in The Glorious Regime
  Beautiful Painting   Sheet of Paper +   Tube of Art Paints +   Fine Art Brush N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2.
  Cake   Bag of Flour +   Bottle of Milk +   Lump of Sugar N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2.
  Energy Module   Battery +   Battery +   Wire N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2.
  Escapists Figurine   Molten Plastic +   Readied Paint Brush +   Tube of Glue N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2.
  Machine Ready Shoe   Shoe Sole +   Shoe Body N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2.
  Makeshift Breathing Apparatus   Tank of Oxygen +   Tubing +   Roll of Duct Tape N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2, found in H.M.S Orca
  Moulded Gun   Gun Making Kit +   Lighter +   Dinner Tray N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2, found in H.M.S Orca, H.M.P Offshore and The Glorious Regime.
  Pair of Shoes   Ready Shoe +   Ready Shoe N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2.
  Security Pass   Blank Security Pass +   Jar of Ink +   Feather N/A 60 Exclusive to TE2, found in Area 17.
  Complete Crossbow   Crossbow Body +   Crossbow Lathe +   Tube of Glue N/A 70 Exclusive to TE2, found in Rattlesnake Springs.
  Fake Gun   Moulded Gun +   Jar of Ink N/A 70 Exclusive to TE2, found in H.M.S Orca, H.M.P Offshore and The Glorious Regime.
  Fishing Rod   Timber +   Paper Clip +   Piece of String N/A 70 Exclusive to TE2, found in H.M.P Offshore.

The Escapists 1 DLC Prisons

The following is only in The Escapists 1’s DLC Prisons and are unobtainable in The Escapists 2.

Escape Team

Item Requirements Intelligence Required Extra Info
  Makeshift Tank Turret   Makeshift Tank Barrel +   Makeshift Tank Firing Base +   Roll of Duct Tape 20
  Makeshift Tank Barrel   Metal Tube +   Metal Tube +   Roll of Duct Tape 20
  Makeshift Tank Firing Base   Corrugated Iron +   Corrugated Iron +   Roll of Duct Tape 20
  Makeshift Explosive Round   Metal Cone +   Explosive Compound 40
  Explosive Compound   Mixing Container +   Explosive Mix 40
  Explosive Mix   Charcoal +   Potassium +   Fertilizer 60
  Makeshift Fuse   Lighter +   Taper 80

Duct Tapes Are Forever Crafts

Item Requirements Intelligence Required Extra Info
  Voice Recording   Memoir Tapes x1 +   Tape Player x1 60
  Fake Fingerprint   Weak Fingerprint x1 +   Blue Putty x1 60
  Weak Fingerprint   Dirty Glass x1 +   Tub of Talcum Powder x1 +   Sticky Tape x1 60
  Metal Rimmed Hat   Cutting Laser Watch x1 +   Pork Pie Hat x1 +   Sheet of Metal x1 Unknown
  Flamethrower   Hairspray x1 +   Lighter x1 Unknown

Santa's Sweatshop Crafts

Item Requirements Intelligence Required Extra Info
  Presents   Wooden Scooter x1 +   Wrapping Paper x1 +   Sticky Tape x1 Unknown
  Presents   Wooden Block x1 +   Wrapping Paper x1 +   Sticky Tape x1 Unknown
  Presents   Wooden Doll x1 +   Wrapping Paper x1 +   Sticky Tape x1 Unknown
  Presents   Wooden Ball x1 +   Wrapping Paper x1 +   Sticky Tape x1 Unknown
  Tinsel   Glitter x1 +   Roll of Toilet Paper x1 +   Tube of Super Glue x1 Unknown
  Fairy Lights   Bulbs x1 +   Wire x1 +   Battery x1 Unknown

Jingle Cells Crafts

Item Requirements Intelligence Extra Info
  Thruster   Fuel x1 +   Lighter x1 +   Metal Tube x1 Unknown
  Makeshift Compass   Bowl of Water x1 +   Magnetized Needle x1 +   Cork x1 Unknown
  Navigation Lighting   High Beam Flashlight x1 +   Work Hat x1 +   Roll of Duct Tape x1 70
  Magnetized Needle   Needle x1 +   Magnet x1 Unknown
  Bowl of Water   Bowl x1 +   Bottle of Water x1 Unknown
  High Beam Flashlight   Flashlight x1 +   Halogen Bulb x1 Unknown
  Juicy Cooked Carrots Cook   Raw Nasty Carrots in an oven Any Kitchen job is required