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A farming game for PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita, and Nintendo Switch inspired by Harvest Moon. First seen on February 26, 2016, it was developed by ConcernedApe and published by Chucklefish. Use this tag for any version of the game.

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Can I change my appearance after starting a game in Stardew Valley? [duplicate]

After playing Stardew Valley for a few hours, I want to change what my character looks like. Is it possible to change my character’s appearance after the initial character creation?
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How to get seeds in Stardew valley?

I have been playing the game for an hour and the only seeds I got were from the Mayor. How to get more seeds?
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SMAPI Stardew Valley is stuck loading save file

After i click onto my save file it gets stuck in loading. I've found that the unmodded version of the game with the same save file works fine, i have uninstalled and reinstalled both the game and ...
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How do I beat 'Journey of the Prairie King' in multiplayer?

I would like to beat the arcade game in multiplayer. I am not the host. The issue here is that a standard playthrough in the arcade game takes longer than an unpaused Stardew Valley day. Is it ...
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Stardew Valley Museum bug

I am running Stardew Valley on my Mac. I am not able to donate any items to the museum in any of the slots under my inventory bar. They are still outlined in red like usual, but when I click on them ...
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Does Speed Gro work on Winter Seeds?

I’m in the middle of Winter 2, cranking out plenty of crops by using Winter seeds and crafting the grown plants back into Winter Seeds. However, if my math is correct, I’m going to end up with 4-5 ...
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Is there a way to save invite codes in Stardew Valley Multiplayer?

I purchased and play Stardew Valley through GoG, but my friend has it through steam. In order for us to play together, one of use has to provide an Invite code to the server every time we wish to ...
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Can you unlock steam achievements in Stardew Valley Multiplayer?

If I start a new coop game can I earn achievements like I would in a singleplayer game? Is that progress shared between all players?
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Are backpack and tool upgrades separate or shared among players?

We are about to have the money to buy the backpack upgrade, but does every player have to buy it or is upgrades progress common between all players? Same thing goes with the tools upgrades. Are they ...
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How do the higher level skills like Artisan and Agriculturalist work in Multiplayer?

In Stardew Valley Multiplayer certain things are shared between players (Farm Space, Money, Shipping Box) while other things are separate (Skills and XP, NPC relationships). I am wondering about the ...
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How to find your Stardew Valley invite code?

In the stardew valley multiplayer, I want to play with my girlfriend, but can't find the invite code. Where is it?
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What is the use of cabins in singleplayer?

With the 1.3 update currently available as a beta on Steam, multiplayer has been added to the game. When on a multiplayer farm, it's possible to build cabins that can house up to three additional ...
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Is it possible to disable mods without removing them?

I currently have a number of mods in Stardew Valley set up, but I would occasionally like to play with them disabled. Is there an easy way to disable them (preferably in-game) without removing them (...
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When does Leah go to the general store?

So to get the 2nd heart for Leah, you have to talk to her inside or outside of the general store. Which I’ve waited outside of for days. She comes into the main town around 1:00 PM on Tuesday, ...
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Can I use weapons above my combat level?

Every weapon has a "level". Does this mean I can't use that weapon if my combat level is below the weapon's level? If not, what does the weapon level mean?
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Why are my Starfruits not growing?

I planted some Starfruit in the greenhouse on the first day of summer. It is now the sixteenth day and nothing has happened. Is this a bug?
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What are the most used cooking ingredients?

Stardew Valley allows players to cook dishes out of existing ingredients via a recipe. Some cooking ingredients are used in only one recipe, but some are required for multiple recipes. Of all the ...
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Does answering no when asked to have/adopt a child lower my relationship score with my spouse?

As the title says; is there a relationship penalty to my spouse if I say no to having a kid and if so, how much?
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What effect does the agriculturist have?

The text of the profession says All crops grow 10% faster How does that actually translate into gameplay? (please avoid spoilers if possible) To clarify the question, crops grow in a small, ...
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How do you move chests in your house?

I figured out how to move furniture but I cannot move chests. I tried both moving it and "gathering" it with various tools. What am I missing?
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Has anyone ever seen this in the water?

I'm on my phone so I hope the picture uploaded correctly. But it's a bunch of lines in the water and kind of circles around in the one area- it's not the same as the bubbles where fish are active.
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Most Effective Crop Patterns Using Scarecrows and Sprinklers?

Recently, I've been the victim of a high number of crow attacks on my crops. I'd like to add some scare crows to my crop fields so that the highest number of crops are protected by the scarecrows. ...
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How do you cycle the active inventory row?

I started playing this with a steam controller. When playing with that controller you could hit the R/L back trigger (under bumper? not the trigger and not the bumper) and cycle the active row of ...
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Which items are required for the “Polyculture” achievement?

Stardew Valley has a "Polyculture" achievement, which reads: Ship 15 of each crop. However, it's not clear on what qualifies as a crop. For example, a lot of the items that can be foraged can be ...
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Does the Rancher profession bonus apply to proccessed animal products?

At Level 5 Farming, I'm faced with a choice of Rancher or Tiller for a profession. The Rancher bonus of 20% is appealing to me, but right now all my animal products get processed (cooking, mayonnaise,...
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Is there any advantage to catch big fish?

I'm usually spending half of my days fishing to get a little income every day while my crops are growing. I just realized that, as I'm fishing, I'm catching bigger and bigger fish and that I'm most of ...
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How are 'flavored' honeys decided and what are their worth?

Sparked by this question, and not being able to get a super definitive answer on google, I wanted to ask about honey worth/flavor determination. I know honey is not the most profitable thing on a ...
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Which crops provide the most daily profit?

I'm trying to optimize the money I can make each season, so I can spend the late game mining, fishing, and other fun things there are to do in the valley! What crops provide the most daily profit? ...
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What is the probability of rain?

I am wondering if anyone knows what the chance of rain is in Stardew Valley, whether per season or just in general. I know it doesn't in the Winter. I was not able to grab the Pendant in the rain ...
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Animals at nighttime

In Stardew Valley, you are supposed to pet your animals in the morning, make sure they have food (hay), and then open their door so they can go outside (in a fenced in area with grass). I know you ...
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When talking to the townspeople, do I have to finish the conversation to earn full friendship points?

In Stardew Valley, one of the main objectives is to make friends with as many of the villagers as possible. One way to do this is by talking to them every day. As per the wiki, speaking with other ...
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How profitable are Slime Hutches?

Having a full Slime Hutch can create a steady supply of Slime Eggs that can be sold for a nice amount of money, with even the cheapest selling for 1000 gold. Given the different colours of eggs have ...
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How to obtain an Earth Crystal in Stardew Valley?

I've been playing Stardew Valley on my Xbox One for about a week or so, and I can't seem to get earth crystals. I see them commonly in the mines, but I have no clue as to how to actually get them as ...
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Why did these plants wither?

It's the middle of summer and I like to plant melons since they bring in some good money. For some reason, two of them withered even though they get watered everyday by my iridium sprinkler. Why did ...
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How do I descend the skull cave quickly?

I know that a lot of iridium can be found in the lower levels of the Skull Cave. The lower you go, the more will spawn on the floor. But how do I descend the caves fast? Since the bus doesn't ...
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What do pulsating gold quality stars mean?

If you look closely at the GIF (zoom in if needed), on the top right side of my inventory, there are two Summer Spangle flowers that are of gold quality. But the gold stars are pulsating. I've also ...
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What in the world happened with my cauliflower?

I woke up one morning expecting some of my cauliflower to be ready to be harvested. I was alarmed when I woke up and saw this: A giant cauliflower has eaten up the spaces around it. What happened? I ...
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What do these sounds mean when it is raining?

Sometimes when its raining in the game, I hear these low tone sounds (watch your ears - the rain is a little loud): Sound 1 Sound 2 Do these sounds signify something or are they just background ...
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How many points per heart?

Does anyone know how many points you need to get to the next heart? I kinda want to try and calculate how many times I need to give gifts to people for the next heart.
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Is there anyway to consume food faster?

I just started exploring the mines, where I use up my energy fairly quick. Currently, I have a stockpile of salmonberries that I've been eating to get my energy back. However, it's slow going. Each ...
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Can't harvest/forage bushes

I find myself unable to harvest/forage bushes that appear to have fruits. In the summer there are bushes with pink berry looking dots and all I can do is shake it - nothing pops off. I'm a forager ...
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Can you outfriend your pig's ability to find truffles?

On Stardew Valley's official wiki's Pig page there is a passage: Warning: Pigs will NOT PRODUCE ANYTHING if they are at a high enough mood and friendship to produce a "Deluxe Product", because the ...
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Is it possible to see how close you are to getting the next heart?

I'm trying to befriend a villager up to a specific amount of hearts. I know that I need one more heart, but I want to know how many more gifts it will take. Is there a numeric value or a progress bar ...
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What is the difference between “This area is infested” and “This area is overrun by monsters”?

Sometimes when exploring the mine I see levels with high amount of monsters (primarily slimes). There are two different messages about such levels: This area is infested This area is overrun by ...
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Do I need to water seeds?

I know that not watering crops will slow their growth and eventually kill them. Does this apply to freshly planted seeds as well? Is there any benefit to watering seeds I just planted or should I wait ...
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Why is my chicken blue?

I just bought a chicken from Marnie and to my surprise when I checked my coop it was blue! Is something wrong with it?
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What are the best fishing locations on the new farm layouts?

According to the official wiki certain locations in the game provide higher quality fish than others. Specifically, tiles far from land, near/in dark water, and near logs provide better results. On ...
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Are the renewable stumps in the new forest farm hardwood?

In the new update, there are 4 new farm layouts to choose from at game start. One of these is the forest farm, one perk of which is renewable stumps that you can use for more wood. Do any of these ...
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What is the advantage of the wilderness farm?

The 1.1 update brought 4 alternative farm map layouts, each focusing on a different skill: whereas the standard farm focuses on farming, the forest farm focuses on foraging, the hill-top farm on ...
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What does this GUI icon mean?

As you can see, there is a bunch of GUI stuff in the upper-righthand corner of the screen: time indicator, money counter, date, time and other. There are also two small icons. Directly below the date, ...