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Home sites are the primary means by which a group of survivors protects themselves from the undead roaming Trumbull Valley.
  • Marshall City 3 House Sites
  • County Fair Grounds 1 House Site

All home sites have a defensible perimeter (walls or fences) and are capable of storing items and resources. They can be improved by constructing facilities and outposts to produce daily resources or provide characters with places to rest and recover from tiredness, illnesses or injuries.

The player can encounter 8 home sites throughout the game. The first two are given to the player through the story, although the first one, Ranger Station, is not under control of the player, and thus is not considered an "official" home site. The Church of the Ascension is the first "real" home site under player control. Occasionally, home sites can be occupied by random Enclaves.

Below is the list of all homesites in State of Decay


All home sites have some built-in facilities which are always present when the player moves in. The facilities will be in disarray and unusable until fixed up; furthermore, they cannot be upgraded or removed.

Each home site has a different number of available spaces for facilities, outposts, and parking spaces. The player can occupy only one home site at a time; furthermore, upon relocating to a new home site, all constructed facilities old one are lost.

Comparison of Home SitesEdit

Notes in the following table, for the purpose of fair and simple comparisons.

  • Radio Room does not count towards number of facility slots
  • "Gate" slot (reserved for Watch Tower) does count as an available exterior facility slot
  • McReady Farmhouse comes with a Bedroom and Bunkhouse, giving it 16 beds after player moves in.
Name Church of the Ascension Kirkman Residence McReady Farmhouse The Alamo Savini Residence Snyder Trucking Warehouse Trumbull County Fairgrounds
Location Spencer's Mill Spencer's Mill Central Region Marshall Marshall Marshall Fairfield

Survivors required

5 8 8 5 8 12 12
Survivors required in Breakdown 0 6 6 0 6 10 10
Materials 20 30 30 20 30 50 50

Total Slots

6 7 8 6 7 9 9
Bedroom yes yes yes (x2) - yes yes -
Dining - - - - - - yes
Kitchen yes yes yes yes yes - yes
Library - - - - yes - -
Storage - - yes yes - yes yes
Tower yes - - yes yes - yes
Workshop - yes - - - yes -
Interior Available 0 1 1 1 1 1 1

Exterior Available

3 3 3 2 2 5 4
Outposts 4 6 6 4 6 8 8
Parking 1 2 3 3 3 4 5
Capacity (except Materials) 25 50 80 65 50 110 110
Capacity (Materials) 50 100 130 90 100 190 190


  • To relocate homesite, open radio command and select Relocate Home Base. This radio command is only available after the player completes the Mission Home Away From Home.
  • Relocating costs 100 influence, as well as specific Building Materials and Population requirements that vary from site to site.
  • It is not possible to relocate if the number of outpost slots in the new base is less than the number of outposts the player currently has.
  • Aside from the habitable home sites, many spots on the map is shown as "Potential Home Sites" (without material and population requirement). It is not possible to relocate to these sites. Apparently they are used to mark locations that the RV can break down when reaching a new level in Breakdown DLC.


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Start a Discussion Discussions about Home Sites

  • How many survivors can you have?

    16 messages
    • oh but i will also say in addition to my above post, with that many survivors i have never experienced having them all on the lot. they say a...
    • In the Breakdown DLC for me I currently have 61 survivors. Yep, no typo there. 61 survivors. It's not that big of hassle as long as you gat...
  • bigger bases

    8 messages
    • I like the Alamo and The Savini Residence. These are good for breakdown anyway... The Alamo is easy to get to and you can make a safe zone all ...
    • Woolywill33 wrote:I like the Alamo and The Savini Residence. I gotta admit, the alamo is a good starter base for breakdown.  Though personal...
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