Plants are created by the Forest and Swamp Giants. The Forest Giant’s flowers specialise in generating food, while the Swamp Giant’s specialise in generating Tech.

To upgrade plants you must use the Forest Giant’s Fruit and Leaf Aspects, the Ocean Giant’s Growth aspect, and the Swamp Giant’s Toxic Aspect.

Don’t forget that the Forest Giant’s ‘Fertility Boost’ and Ocean Giant’s Monsoon can let you apply superior aspects to a plant before you reach them through ambassadors. For example, using a Lesser Leaf Aspect on a Tile that has been buffed by either of these powers has a very high chance of imbuing the plant with a Potent Leaf Aspect, allowing you to grow Pear Trees after picking up one Forest Ambassador.

Level 1 Forest Plants

**Name** **Source** **Yield** **Symbiosis** **Transmutation**
**Blueberry** **Fruit Plant** (Forest Giant) 5 Food, 1 Natura +10 Food if next to a Dandelion or Strawberry **Strawberry** with Lesser Leaf (Forest Giant) **Apple Tree** with Lesser Fruit Aspect (Forest Giant)
**Strawberry** **Blueberry** infused with Lesser Leaf (Forest Giant). **Dandelion** infused with Lesser Growth (Ocean Giant). 5 Food, 4 Natura +3 Food if next to Blueberry or Strawberry and +5 Awe if next to Dandelion or Strawberry **Pear Tree** with Potent Fruit (Forest Giant). **Cherry Tree** with Greater Growth (Ocean Giant) **Plum Tree** with Greater Leaf (Forest Giant)
**Apple Tree** **Blueberry** infused with Lesser Fruit (Forest Giant). 6 Food, 4 Natura +8 Food and +2 Natura for each Animal Nest next to it. **Pear Tree** with Potent Fruit (Forest Giant). **Cherry Tree** with Greater Leaf (Forest Giant)
**Pear Tree** **Apple Tree** infused with Potent Fruit (Forest Giant). 5 Food, 2 Natura +10 Food and +5 Awe for each Plant next to it. **Orange Tree** with Sublime Fruit (Forest Giant)
**Dandelion** **Herbs** (Swamp Giant) 5 Tech, 2 Natura +8 Tech and +4 if next to another Plant. **Nightshade** with Lesser Toxic (Swamp Giant). **Strawberry** with Lesser Growth (Ocean Giant).
**Nightshade** **Dandelion** infused with Lesser Toxic (Swamp Giant). 5 Tech, 3 Natura +15 Tech and +7 Natura if next to a Mineral. **Foxglov** e with Potent Toxic (Swamp Giant) **Plum Tree** with Greater Leaf (Forest Giant)
**Foxglove** **Nightshade** infused with Potent Toxic (Swamp Giant). 6 Tech, 1 Natura +2 Tech for each Natura on this Patch **Sunflower** with Sublime Toxic (Swamp Giant) or Leaf (Forest Giant)

Level 2 Forest Plants

**Name** **Source** **Yield** **Symbiosis** **Transmutation**
**Cherry Tree** **Apple Tree** infused with Greater Growth (Ocean Giant). **Strawberry** infused with Greater Growth (Ocean Giant). 10 Food, 1 Natura +15 Food for each Mineral within Natura Range. +10 Food if next to Silver. +20 Food if next to Gold. **Orange Tree** with Sublime Fruit (Forest Giant)
**Plum Tree** **Nightshade** with Greater Leaf (Forest Giant). **Strawberry** with Greater Leaf (Forest Giant) 10 Food, 15 Tech, 5 Natura +10 Awe for each Mineral next to it. +12 Natura and +20 Food if there is no other Plant within Natura Range. **Orange Tree** with Sublime Fruit (Forest Giant) **Sunflower** with Sublime Toxic (Swamp Giant) or Leaf (Forest Giant).

Level 3 Forest Plants

**Name** **Source** **Yield** **Symbiosis** **Transmutation**
**Orange Tree** **Pear Tree** infused with Sublime Fruit (Forest Giant). **Cherry Tree** infused with Greater Growth (Ocean Giant). **Apple Tree** infused with Greater Leaf (Forest Giant). 25 Food, 5 Natura +3 Food for each Natura on this Patch. +27 Food for each different Source Type within Natura Range, excluding itself. N/A
**Sunflower** **Foxglove** infused with Sublime Toxic (Swamp Giant). **Sublime Leaf** (Forest Giant). **Plum Tree** infused with Sublime Toxic (Swamp Giant) or Sublime Leaf (Forest Giant) 22 Tech, 5 Natura +8 Natura for each different Forest Plant within its Natura Range. +1 Awe and +1 Tech for each 5 Food within Natura Range. N/A

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Abbey Games
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    God Simulation
  • Guide Release
    30 June 2013
  • Last Updated
    13 October 2020
  • Guide Author
    Andrew Mills

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Reus is a god game by Abbey Games in which you take control of nature through the hands of mighty giants. You possess all imaginable powers over nature! There is only one thing on the planet that you do not control: mankind, with all their virtues and and all their vices. You can shape their world, but not their will. It’s your responsibility to maintain a balance in which man is not overpowered by nature, and nature does not fall to man’s greed.

Inside the guide:

  • Descriptions of the game's premise and core gameplay concepts.
  • Information and tips on how to tackle every level 1, 2 and 3 development - clear the game's 64 development challenges.
  • Detailed explanations of gameplay elements.
  • Information on every resource in the game. Every Plant, Animal and Mineral detailed.
  • Information on the Giants and their powers, and how best to evolve them.

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