Best Base Building Guide in Conan Exiles – Locations and Ideas

Choosing a location to build a base can be difficult. So here are some of the best base locations in Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery.

Posted on September 24, 2022

Building your base somewhere safe with plenty of resources is vital in any survival game, and Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery is no different. Moreover, choosing the best place to build a base is also imperative for your protection against an invasion of enemies or large wild animals.

Luckily, there are plenty of great places to build a base across the Exiled Lands, ranging from the Isolated Island to the Grand Dam. This guide will detail all of the best locations to build a large base in Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery, giving you several options to choose from.

Best base locations in Conan Exiles: Age Of Sorcery

Crafting is essential for Conan Exiles, so it’s understandable that you want to position your base near vital resources. Additionally, Conan Exiles is a survival game, which means there will be a constant stream of enemies trying to kill you.

With the above in mind, we’ve selected the best locations to build a base in Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery, balancing the availability of materials and protection from potential enemies. We’ve listed each of these potential locations below.

Remote island J5

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This area is ideal for isolation from the Purge, as it only has one entrance in Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery. (Photo: Funcom via YouTube/Reach Gaming)

Using this remote island is a great way to defend against the Purge, mostly because the island only has one entrance to get in and out of. As a result, you can use this location to your advantage, as you will only need an area to position defensive structures or Thralls. This area will also be free of large wildlife.

N7 Rain Base

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Rainy Base has many resources available to you in Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery. (Photo: Funcom via YouTube/Reach Gaming)

rainy plinth is located in a forest area. There are many resources to harvest, including iron, rocks, and trees. You can also find the Black Hand Slave Camp nearby and home to great wildlife. Additionally, we should note that the Purge will spawn in the canyon below, giving you a vantage point to easily defend your base.

Oasis B8

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This base slot has plenty of resources, allowing you to craft items faster. (Photo: Funcom via YouTube/Reach Gaming)

This area is a flat surface overlooking a large Oasis. There are many resources to use, including iron, wood, water, and many wild species that can produce eggs. Not too far from the area, a large town will be located south of where you will build your base. Here you can find the Relic Hunters’ Thrall Campmaking the Oasis a great place to gather resources.

Cliff I5

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The Cliff Base location is a lush area with lots of wildlife and Thralls nearby. (Photo: Funcom via YouTube/Reach Gaming)

The Cliff is the best place to set up your base in Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery, especially if you’re looking for abundant wildlife and water. This base overlooks a canyon with a nearby waterfall.

If you build your base there, there will be many Thrall camps to invade, including the Black Hand, cannibals of Darfar, and Desert dogs. There will also be a Ruin called the arena nearby, with cobras and a giant snake. Additionally, this lush area is close to a waterfall, providing plenty of eggs and animals to farm.

The Great Dam G10

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The Great Dam is a secret but safe place to build a base. (Photo: Funcom via YouTube/Reach Gaming)

The big dam is a hidden and safe area to build your base in Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery. Inside the ruin is a large place where you can lay a foundation and even create a second level.

You can also create fences outside the ruin to protect your base from wild animals such as bears, boars, frostwolves, and wolves. Beyond that, there are plenty of Thralls nearby, especially in the Northern heirs.

This completes our best base building guide for Conan Exiles: Age of Sorcery.

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Written by Kelsey Knowles

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