Saving, as with basically everything in Kingdom Come Deliverance, isn't straightforward by any means necessary. In this Kingdom Come Deliverance saving guide, we'll be walking you through how to save in Kingdom Come Deliverance, as well as providing you with a Kingdom Come Deliverance Saviour Schnapps recipe.
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Kingdom Come Deliverance Save Guide
If you're trying to find the option to save your game in Kingdom Come Deliverance, you're going to be looking for a long time! There is no inbuilt option to save your progress in Kingdom Come Deliverance, no hotkey to press, nothing. The game has a number of ways you can save your game, but they all require a bit of effort, much to the annoyance of players.
To save your game manually in Kingdom Come Deliverance you either need to use Saviour Schnapps, visit a bathhouse, or sleep in your bed. The Schnapps can be bought from traders or crafted at an Alchemy Table - the latter requires the right ingredients and isn't something you'll need to worry about during the opening. The game will save automatically when you start a new quest or advance to an important event.
Kingdom Come Deliverance Saviour Schnapps Recipe
As for the ingredients that you’ll actually need in order to brew your own Saviour Schnapps potion (needed to save your game easily), you’ll need the following: Wine, one handful of Nettles, two handfuls of Belladonna. We’ll list out the brewing instructions for Saviour Schnapps just below for you to follow, starting from when you find an Alchemy Bench, and open the recipe book:
- Find the Saviour Schnapps listing and select ‘Prepare’.
- Select the Wine on the left side and pour it into the cauldron.
- Grab the Nettles and add it into the cauldron.
- Select the Bellows and pump them until the mixture begins to boil.
- Flip the hourglass and wait for the timer to finish.
- Flip the hourglass again and wait for it to finish for the second time.
- Grab all the Belladonna on the right and place it in the mortar and pestle.
- Grind up the Belladonna and add it to the cauldron.
- Flip the hourglass and wait for it to finish for the third time.
- Grab the phial and pour the finished Saviour Schnapps into it.
How to Save Anywhere in Kingdom Come Deliverance
While the standard ways of saving in Kingdom Come: Deliverance are a pain, there's a save mod for the game which lets you manually save through the main menu system. Head over to the ModdB page for the specific saving mod, and then click on the 'files' tab to begin downloading the saving mod. Once it's downloaded, simply boot up Kingdom Come again, and you'll be able to save manually within the menu system.
Given than saving your game in Kingdom Come Deliverance has been made deliberately awkward by the dev team, using this mod will mean you're playing the game in a way not intended. We absolutely recommend using the Kingdom Come Deliverance Save mod as it makes playing the game in short bursts far easier.
Is There a way to Save Anywhere in Kingdom Come Deliverance on PS4 and Xbox One?
While PC players of Kingdom Come Deliverance can make use of a growing number of mods, including the handy save game mod we've detailed above, console players aren't so lucky. Sadly there is no way to mod the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Kingdom Come Deliverance, so in those versions of the game you're going to have to make do with the standard ways to save your progress.
That's all we have on the Kingdom Come Deliverance save system. If any changes are made in upcoming patches or updates we'll be sure to update our guide.