Need zones are areas of the map where animals go to eat, sleep or drink. They will return to their need zones during specific times on a daily basis, as long as there is no hunting pressure in the area. Spotting an animal will reveal the need zone on the map. Investigating tracks within a need zone will also reveal it on the map. The more tracks you investigate, the more information will be presented on the map. In combination with the skill Track Knowledge, a need zone also reveals how many animals used it.
Three different need zones can be found: