Happiness Happiness is determined by the sum of the addition by Happiness Sources, minus Happiness Consumption.

Happiness Happiness must be managed carefully, especially on harder difficulties as Unhappy Unhappiness will cause your population growth to stop and Unhappy Unhappy units have a -20% production debuff.

The Eikthyrnir Clan can discover the Lore Young and Proud, which will increase Military Units AttackPower Attack Power by 3% for each positive Happiness Happiness.

Effects on the Settlement Edit

Happiness Happiness is the factor that determines how fast your Clans population will grow. While Happiness Happiness is 0 or above new Villagers will spawn at your Town Hall. The more positive Happiness Happiness you have, the faster new Villagers will join your clan.

Happiness Recruitment

(Thanks to Steam user "Bow to Gbowee" for the formula.)

Primary Happiness Sources Edit

Brewers or Skalds


  • Territory - How many Areas your clan has colonized.


  • Food Reserves - Having a large surplus of Food Food.
+1 Happiness for 500 Food.
+2 Happiness for 1500 Food.

  • Geyser Tile - When colonized will grant +2 Happiness Happiness.
  • Baldr's Blessing - +3 Happiness Happiness

Secondary Happiness Sources Edit

Osmosis - +1 Happiness Happiness for every 3 colonized zones. +1 Happiness for zones with a Fishing Spot, Swamp or Forest within your territory.
Greater Blessings + Baldr's Blessing - +5 Happiness
Eradication - +1 Happiness Happiness per Food Silo
Feeling Safe - +1 Happiness Happiness per upgraded Training Camp, +3 if you have a Warchief.
Feeling Safe - +1 Happiness Happiness per upgraded Training Camp, +3 if you have a Warchief.
Journeymen - Increases your Happiness Happiness based on the areas you have explored.
Exotic Goods - Gain +1  Happiness for every Harbor or +2  Happiness if upgraded.
Feeling Safe - +1 Happiness Happiness per upgraded Training Camp, +3 if you have a Warchief.
Starting Bonus - +1 Happiness  Happiness for each pair of military Units. (A single unit does not award half).
Protector of the Land - Gain +1  Happiness per Area with at least one military camp.
Winter Festival -  Happiness is increased by +2 during the Winter season

Happiness Consumption Edit

  • Expected Happiness

Depends on the amount of Kinsmen in your Settlement and on Difficulty


  • We want better houses! - Not having enough upgraded houses

Housing Expectations

  • We want a better Town Hall! - Not having an upgraded Town Hall

Town Hall Upgrade

  • Too many wounded units! (Starting at 4 Wounded Kinsmen)
  • We're Freezing! - Not having enough Wood Wood for firewood
  • We're Starving! - Not having enough Food Food
  • We're Sick!

References Edit

Pictures and data taken from:

The Viking's Almanac: A comprehensive guide to Northgard

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