The quests in Survivalist consist of small tasks or jobs that when completed, progress the overarching story of the three main protagonists (Joe Wheeler, Alice Ivers, Isham Seely) and their community. Some quests are isolated quests, while others are connected to a series of quests that are only unlocked when the previous ones have been completed. The rough order of progression is as follows:

Starter Quests

Continuous Quests

Reed Family Quests

Fort Kohai Quests

Fat Neil's and McCoy's Quests

Tom 'n Butch Quests

Personal Improvement Quests

Santa Maddalena Quests

Los Ceros Quests

Em and Elfego Arcine Line

F.E.M.A. Quests