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Short Shift
Short Shift
Building a generator is exhausting and dangerous. When people are not overworked, they will make less mistakes.
Laws Work Standardisation
Immediate Effects
Law Cooldown 18 hours

Motivation rises slightly

Short Shift is is one of the laws from the Book of Laws in Frostpunk.

Description[ | ]

The work shift can be shortened to 8 hours in Generator Construction Site.

Path[ | ]

Book: Labour

Characteristics[ | ]


  • NEW SHIFT LENGTH: you can shorten the workday in Generator Construction facility to 8 hours
  • using Short Shift raises workplace safety by 1
  • motivation will rise slightly


Notes[ | ]

Allows the player to shorten the work time in certain buildings or construction sites from a standard 10 hour day (08:00 to 18:00) to a 8-hour day (08:00 to 16:00). Must be individually turned on, toggle is located when you click on the building or the construction site just under the On/Off Switch on the right side.
Icon ShortShift

Trivia[ | ]