Conan the Barbarian is a property that’s been around since the 1980s. You may remember a young Arnold Schwarzenegger walking around the desert with his chest puffed out. However, up until rather recently, there has never been a video game adaption of this property that truly satisfied Conan fans. Well, with the introduction of Conan Exiles in May 2018, fans finally had a way to immerse themselves in the world of Conan, begin life as an exile, and battle for survival as they traverse the various harsh environments and biomes of the world.

Conan Exiles is a game that has remained popular years after its release and has allowed players to create tribes, explore a vast open world, and battle the hulking beasts made famous within the franchise. It’s a fantastic game and for that reason, we at Conan Fanatics want to give you all the tools to begin your adventure and thrive in this new, unforgiving world.

Our Team is the best of the best when it comes to all things Conan Exiles. Our team is jam-packed full of the most prominent Conan Exiles streamers, content creators, and games journalists out there. Our guys have played in excess of 10,000+ hours each in this survival gaming Goliath, have seen all there is to see within the solo campaign, and remain the most revered warriors in their respective online servers. In short, If you want Conan Exiles guidance, you have come to the right place!

Our Goals

Our goal is simple and straightforward. We aim to be a resource for all Conan players out there. Whether you are a veteran who has been playing the game since the day of launch, or you are a beginner who has decided to take on a new challenge. We aim to offer an inclusive encyclopedia on Conan Exiles that allows you to learn the important mechanics to survive, learn about the world, the enemies, the bosses, the key items to collect, and the road map to success within this game.

Our goal is to be the ultimate Conan Exiles hub on the internet. We noticed that outside of the Funcom forums and the occasional wiki-page, there wasn’t very much dedicated Conan Exiles coverage out there. Well, with our team of passionate Conan experts on-hand, we have here to change that! 

We also aim to offer fun content regarding the community as well. We will discuss the best way to play in co-op, how to use console commands if that’s something you like to do. We will provide blog content comparing weapons and bosses. Plus, we will also provide a detailed analysis of quests, the best way to defeat enemies and we will offer guides on how to use core mechanics like crafting and cooking. In short, we are your fountain of Conan knowledge.

What We Offer 

We offer a comprehensive resource on all things Conan Exiles. We will offer a wealth of guides that will teach you everything from how to survive your first hour in the game, right up to defeating the most fearsome bosses in the game. We will offer a clear road map to success that grants players the ability to succeed without the common pitfalls and mistakes that come with going into this game blind.

We offer varied, authentic, expert-led content that gets right to the core of the topic and offers a comprehensive overview of all the key details needed to help you survive and thrive in this hostile and demanding overworld. We have item guides, location guides, gameplay guides, online guides, update news, and much more! 

Also, we offer something a little more lighthearted too. We will give our opinion on which boss battles are the best, we will compare weapons to see which one comes out on top, we will give our opinion on which quests were the most exciting. Plus, we will do this from an expert point of view thanks to our very talented writing team of Conan Fanatics.

How We Operate 

We have a variety of procedures in place to make sure that we do this wonderful survival game justice. Firstly, we have a team of experts who not only have a wealth of experience and knowledge within the field of writing, but also know this game inside and out. Our team have a burning passion for this survival title, love the world of Conan and strive to offer the best quality content for you to peruse.

Then we also have a team of excellent editors who work behind the scenes, fact-checking, proofreading and formatting the work to look as pristine as possible. Then we put it to print so that you guys can thrive within the world of Conan Exiles.

Then lastly, we make it our business to seek out your opinion. We care about our community and through your feedback, we can improve our content, our platform and make our guides as accurate and helpful to other players as possible. So if you have a suggestion, or just want to comment and talk shop with our Conan experts, be sure to let us know.

Our Core Values 

Here are the core values that we aim to uphold at Conan Fanatics:

  • Authenticity
  • Consistency
  • Accessibility
  • Passion
  • Commitment

Our Team 

Now it’s time to meet the team. These talented individuals began in the desert, naked and afraid just like you. They worked hard, grinded away, and became barbarians in their own right. Not only that, but they can also string a sentence or two together. These people are the ideal candidates for this project and despite being separated by time zones, cultures, and backgrounds, they all share one common goal. Creating a comprehensive encyclopedia for Conan Exiles players. Meet the team below:


Eradicati0n is a Subject Matter Expert for Conan and an avid Survival Games enthusiast, having put an extremely unhealthy amount of hours into the genre. As a content creator for Conan Exiles, he spends many hours of the day thinking about buildings and characters, but whilst he’s not doing that, you’ll likely find him playing Runescape, listening to music, or watching Netflix. Erad is a big fan of horror, slasher & extreme cinema, Friday the 13th being a big personal favorite. Away from games and shows, Erad also enjoys writing short stories, mainly dark fantasy & Lovecraftian horror, and is constantly counting down days until the next Insomnia Gaming Festival.

  • Favorite Indie Game: Valheim
  • Favorite MMO: Runescape 3
  • Favorite Video Game Character: Booker DeWitt (Bioshock Infinite), Raiden (Metal Gear) or Arthur Hastings (We Happy Few), pretty tough choice
  • Favorite Video Game Score: Valheim
  • Favorite In-Game World: The not-so-cheerful dystopia of We Happy Few 

Emily Parker

Emily, or Zoe if you’re on her discord, is a Conan Exiles guide contributor and long-term fan. She’s been raiding bases since its release, mixing in some Rust, Archeage, Apex Legends, Hearthstone, Don’t Starve, and Horizon Zero Dawn. Video games have been a core aspect of her life since she was a child with an N64. When she needs a break, she’ll switch genres and start a new kind of adventure, though survival games have always been a favorite.

Outside of a screen, Emily is an avid rock climber, scuba diver, trail runner, snowboarder, kayaker, and horseback rider. If Aloy can do it, she wants to as well. She worked in the music industry for almost ten years, writing when the season was slow. When the pandemic hit she took quarantine as an opportunity to beef up her writing profile, with traveling full time on her mind. Now she travels the USA in an RV with her partner, chihuahua, and cat overlord (Zoe). If it looks like an adventure, she’s on her way!

  • Favorite Video Game Characters: Bayonetta and Aloy, I have a tattoo sleeve of each
  • Favorite Video Game of All Time: World of Warcraft, will we ever get that feeling back?
  • Video Game You Wished Existed: Possibly unachievable answer: An MMORPG with heavy survival influence, massive (probably needs to be ai generated) buildable world. Does anyone remember the attempt at Everquest Next? I would like a billionaire to take up the cause. NO fast travel. VR? Call me Elon.
  • Achievable answer: I would like to play as a cat. I was obsessed with Lion King SNES Rom.
  • Video Game You Own and NEED to Finish: Assasin’s Creed: Odyssey, It’s really embarrassing that I haven’t been able to touch Valhalla
  • Conan Exiles Hot Take: I love the score, but there really shouldn’t be combat music. Don’t tell the devs, but the warning has saved me too many times.

We hope that your time spent on Conan Fanatics is enjoyable and informative and when you pick up the controller again, we hope our content serves you well.

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