This article has been updated for Kenshi version 1.0.8.
A valuable artifact from ancient times, detailing long-lost advanced technologies.

–In-game Description

Ancient Science Books are needed for researching various Technologies.

While they are a fairly common item spawned using the Artifacts system, they can also be found at Lost Libraries.

This item is illegal in The Holy Nation faction, and thus caution is advised before entering their towns with one.

Where to obtain Edit

Ancient Science Books are spread out over the world. Several shops in the world do sell them, but very few. Shops that have a Chance of selling them are in World's End, the Scraphouse near Black Desert City and Flats Lagoon.

As the name tells you, they are ancient and the few books that are available to buy has probably been found by some brave adventurer. To find a larger quantity, you yourself have to go out and seek them out.

Locations they can be found:

And several other locations. Problem is that these locations are often heavily guarded by hostile enemies.

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