My "possibles pouch" contains a lot more than the necessary survival basics.
Mine contains things like repair patches for air mattress, spare boot lace, extra batteries, backup headlamp, tent pole repair tube, super glue, zip ties, knife sharpener, lens cleaner wipe, water purification tabs, etc.
Basically all those small items for repairing critical gear in the field and keeping me out there longer if things go poorly.
Everything as light as possible but I have expanded the contents quite a bit from the 10 essentials.
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Backcountry Ditty Bag or Possibles Pouch in a Kuiu Zip Drybag - YouTube
This guy does a brief overview of it...
Old school camo facepaint. You burn the end of a cork and smudge your face and backs of your hands with the soot.