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Your Life, The Role Playing Game


Learn how to play Habitica, an open-source habit building program that treats your life like a Role Playing Game. This wiki is written and maintained by the players of Habitica. Please join us!
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Getting Started

After you finish Justin the Guide's Tour and delete the sample tasks, you can begin your Habitica adventure in three simple steps.

Step 1: Enter Tasks

First, enter a few tasks. You can add more later as you think of them.

1a. Set up To-Dos
Enter tasks you do once or rarely in the To-Dos column, one at a time. You can click the pencil to edit them and add checklists, due dates, and more!
1b. Set up Dailies
Enter activities you need to do daily or on a particular day of the week in the Dailies column. Click the item's pencil icon to 'edit' the day(s) of the week it will be due. You can also make it due on a repeating basis, for example, every 3 days.
1c. Set up Habits
Enter habits you want to establish in the Habits column. You can edit the Habit to change it to just a good habit (+) or a bad habit (-).
1d. Set up Rewards
In addition to the in-game Rewards offered, add activities or treats which you want to use as a motivation to the Rewards column. It's important to give yourself a break or allow some indulgence in moderation!

Bonus: If you need inspiration on which tasks to add, see the Sample Habits, Sample Dailies, Sample To-Dos, and Sample Rewards pages.

Step 2: Gain Points by Doing Things in Real Life

Now, start tackling your goals from the list! As you complete tasks and check them off in Habitica, you will gain Experience, which helps you level up, and Gold, which allows you to purchase Rewards. If you fall into bad habits or miss your Dailies, you will lose Health. In that way, the Habitica Experience and Health bars serve as a fun indicator of your progress toward your goals. You'll start seeing your real life improve as your character advances in the game.

Step 3: Customize and Explore Habitica

Once you're familiar with the basics, you can get even more out of Habitica with these nifty features:

Featured Wiki Resources



Have questions? Check out the FAQs (simpler) (more in-depth). If your question isn't mentioned there, you can ask for further help in the Habitica Help guild.

Guild/Party Pages

Want people to know more about your guild or party? Feel like it needs its own wiki page? Well we have a place for that! Head over to The Armory to create a page in honor of your guild or party.





Happy Thanksgiving!

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It's Thanksgiving in Habitica! On this day Habiticans celebrate by spending time with loved ones, giving thanks, and riding their glorious turkeys into the magnificent sunset. Some of the NPCs are celebrating the occasion!

Turkey Pets, Mounts, and Costume!

For the occasion, all Habiticans have received Turkey-themed items! What items? It all depends on how many Habitica Thanksgivings you've celebrated with us. Each Thanksgiving, you'll get a new and exciting Turkey pet, mount, or gear set! Check your Stable and your pinned Rewards to see what you got!

Thank you for using Habitica - we really love you all <3

by Lemoness

November Subscriber Items Revealed!

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The November Subscriber Items have been revealed: the Carpet Rider Item Set! You have until November 30 to receive the item set when you subscribe. If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy gems for gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Lemoness

Android App Update

There’s an exciting new update to our Android app!

We’ve smashed some pesky bugs, including the issue with task reordering! You can now view and assign attribute points (or choose auto-allocation)! We’ve added Equipment to the Market, plus the ability to change your login name and email, reset or delete your account, make changes to your profile, and access Fix Character Values. You can also request a password reset from the login screen! We hope this makes your Habitica experience even better. Be sure to download the update now for a better Habitica experience!

If you like the improvements that we’ve been making to our app, please consider reviewing this new version. It really helps us out!

by Viirus and piyorii

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