SCUM Update patch notes

Update has arrived for SCUM and here is the full list of changes and fixes in this version. When the post-0.6 updates came out, Gamepires brought a host of new features to the game, as well as some bug fixes, quality of life changes, and more. This update is currently available on Steam and can be downloaded immediately.

The main features of this SCUM update are some great game features. These have the ability to collect and drink rainwater. Players will also have to deal with some new body effects when getting drunk and getting foot abrasions to make life harder. There are also changes to the weapon mechanics in this update with changes to the way magazines are loaded and weapon parts.

You can read the full patch notes for the SCUM update below:

SCUM Update patch notes

Water collection

  • You can now collect rain and drink. This can be done with bottles or by building a rain collector

New body effects

  • drunkenness
  • Abrasions to the feet

Weapon mechanics

  • Load magazines
  • Weapon parts


  • Fixed the issue where the vehicle would jump if a faulty weapon was stored in its storage
  • Fixed audio issue when refueling dirt bikes
  • Corrected nutritional data for Crow drumsticks
  • Fixed handle for Crow drumsticks
  • Fixed a typo in Beepollen Pills item labeling
  • Fixed a bug where burying from inventory was not possible on very steep slopes
  • Fixed a bug where the ZF39 rifle scope was not properly centered on Kar98 and Mosin Nagant
  • Fixed a bug where traps were shown as “Unknown” in the kill logs
  • Fixed the issue where players would receive Fame Points if someone they killed committed suicide immediately afterwards
  • Fixed the bug where the drill and lathe were damaged
  • Fixed: First person drinking animation
  • Fixed incorrect reticle position when using multiple riflescopes
  • Fixed the issue where the improvised stab resistant vest was stronger than the regular one
  • Fixed the issue where you could not put items in the improvised raincoat
  • Fixed a bug when making the Island Special Cocktail
  • Fixed the issue where the nearby hemostatic bandage was not displaying properly
  • Fixed bug where tooltip entries were not updated correctly
  • Fixed errors in the design of multiple levels, foliage and terrain
  • Fixed the bug where you could not use a pistol on the Hellrider bike
  • Fixed the issue where items would remain in hand when picking up a bike
  • Fixed the issue where the Metabolism tab would overlap with other tabs
  • Fixed the bug where the health window button would glow when the health window was open
  • Fixed the issue where magazines in the throwing slot would not update when filled with ammunition
  • Fixed a bug where cocktails could not be used after they were crafted
  • Fixed the issue where dolls would not drop clothes properly when searching
  • Fixed the bug where parts of the interaction menu were sometimes displayed outside the screen limits
  • Fixed the issue where players would sometimes recover a knockout on the other side of the wall
  • Fixed the bug that caused you to die by falling off the map in single player mode

QoL changes

  • You are now ready to perform bondage with wire and tree bark rope
  • The magazine icon is now displayed when there are bullets in the magazine
  • Rag shoes are now easier to tinker with
  • Improvised bulletproof armor, improvised rain jacket, and improvised shotgun are now easier to craft
  • The experience gained from endurance skills is now faster
  • The increase / decrease in volume of the radio and music player is now smaller
  • The Quick Access Toolbar and its accessories are hidden when a user interface tab is open
  • Motorcycles brake less when they have a gun
  • All dances are now looped
  • Increased spawn rates for wine corks
  • Adjusted rainfall intervals

Other changes

  • The endurance skill now correctly affects the speed of energy / water consumption
  • Drinking gasoline will make you vomit earlier now
  • 9mm damage increased (a tiny bit)
  • Tooltips for running skill, endurance skill, and endurance have been improved
  • Improved weapon magazine, bolt and arrow icons
  • Strength gain now diminishes when Strength is above 4 and continues to decrease as STR approaches maximum
  • Audio optimizations

The full list of changes and bug fixes can be found with the official developers Patch notes on Steam. SCUM is currently available on Steam via PC.

– This article was updated on August 20, 2021