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The sika deer is a class 4 deer. It can be hunted in the Te Awaroa National Park.


The sika deer also known as the spotted deer or the Japanese deer, is a species of deer native to much of East Asia, and introduced to various other parts of the world (e.g. New Zealand). Previously found from northern Vietnam in the south to Russian Far East in the north, it is now uncommon in these areas, excluding Japan where the species is overabundant. A cunning deer similar to that of a whitetail they inhabit native manuka and timber for most of the day venturing out in the evening to late morning.

In game, among many other locations, the Sika Deer can be found at the Te Tai Pounamu, in the Invercraig Regions, at The Bay Of Rest and in the Waikerera River Region.


Behaviour Elusive and cunning, highly vocal
Habitat Subtropical forests with dense understory
Senses Excellent hearing and smell, average vision
Social Single sex groups, small groups of Hinds with Yearling femals and fawns
Active Dawn and Dusk


Weapon Class 4, Deer "Bleat" Caller, Deer "Grunt" Caller, Buck "Snort Wheeze" Caller, Red Deer Caller, Red Deer Scent
Species Cervus nippon
Difficulty Very hard

Need Zone Times[]

Times Activity
00:00 - 05:30 Resting
05:00 - 09:00 Feeding
08:30 - 12:00 Drinking
11:30 - 14:30 Resting
14:00 - 18:00 Feeding
17:30 - 21:30 Feeding
21:00 - 00:00 Resting

Shot scheme[]

Color code
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Red - Kills immediately
Blue - Kills very quick
Orange - Kills slowly
No Color - Unlikely to kill

Weight Ranges[]

  • Level 1 (Trivial) Female : 25.00 - 37.50 kg
  • Level 2 (Minor) Male : 37.50 - 50.00 kg
  • Level 3 (Very Easy) Male : 37.50 - 50.00 kg, 50.00 - 62.50 kg
  • Level 4 (Easy) Male : 50.00 - 62.50 kg , 62.50 - 75.00 kg
  • Level 5 (Medium) Male 62.50 - 75.00 kg

Fur variants[]

The fur types Black, Brown, Dark Spotted, Red Spotted and Spotted are not particularly rare and can be easily found among the sika deer populations. The only rare fur type is the Albino variant.


Picture of u/Vibewire