Questions tagged [stardew-valley]

A farming game for PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PS4, Android/IOS, 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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Do I get any benefits from petting my chicken?

I recently unlocked the chicken coop and then I bought a chicken. I noticed that I can pet the chicken once per day and a little heart displays above its head. I've done this every day for almost an ...
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Is any content in Stardew Valley permanently locked to a specific time window?

Just got started with Stardew Valley. One of my biggest questions is whether or not I'm playing optimally, as in, will I be missing specific events that only happen within a specific timeframe? Note ...
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Does a roommate count as being married for Grandpa's Evaluation?

I'm talking about Being married with a fully upgraded house is worth 1 point in Grandpa's evaluation. Does this roommate count in the same way?
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How long do items persist on the ground outside?

I've occasionally had to leave an item, like wood or stones, uncollected on the ground due to a full inventory. I notice that they persist between area changes (so I can cut down a tree in the ...
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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's the earliest you can complete the community center?

On Spring 5 Year 1, Lewis will show the player the community center. The day after, you will be able to start making progress towards completing the bundles within. Each bundle requires specific items ...
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What are the most cost-effective healing / energy items?

Which item is the most cost effective, both in terms of healing and/or energy gain?
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is the fish pond not producing at a steady rate normal?

I have had void salmon and sturgeon both going but the void salmon got two days in a Rowe and the sturgeon I got nothing, both after 10 in-game days. I was wondering if this is normal.
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Can you marry a girl in Stardew Valley if you are a girl?

Can you marry a girl in Stardew Valley if you are a girl? My character is a girl and I just wanted to know if you can marry a woman.
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Is there an ending to Stardew Valley?

Is there an end to Stardew Valley? Like an end cut-scene or end items? I've pretty much finished everything and was just wondering if there's a end.
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Is it possible to duplicate an item in Stardew Valley?

I was wondering if you could possibly duplicate items in Stardew Valley. I want to try to make a really good farm layout, but obviously don't have all the resources for it.
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Does JojaMart help the village?

In Stardew Valley, you can support the local big box store Jojamart instead of doing fetch quests for the village to rebuild the community center. Is there any downside to selling your soul back to ...
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Mobile Donation Glitch

So I have a problem, Pretty much every time I would go to donate something, it would be all normal, I could put the item on the table, but as soon as I would exit the donation menu, the items ...
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What is the best fish for the pond?

What factors should I consider when stocking the Fish Ponds added in 1.4? Is there a particular fish species that is super useful for recipes or just worth a lot of money I should prioritize?
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What do I get from fishing perfectly?

I've gone fishing a few times now and have gotten a "Perfect!" a few times. Does this affect the quality of the fish I get? I'm not sure because each time I've gotten the "Perfect!", I only get a ...
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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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Can I help Clint woo Emily?

Clint the blacksmith is clearly smitten with Emily, my sister-in-law. Is there anyway to get the two of them together?
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Why did my relationship with my wife go down by two hearts?

In my Stardew Valley game, I'm married to Abigail, and we have two children. For quite some time, our relationship level has been 13 hearts. I talk to her every day. The other day (14th Fall in year ...
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Can I really feed crawdads to cows in Stardew Valley?

Jas claims to have fed a crawdad to a cow. According to Wikipedia, a crawdad is just another name for a crayfish. Since you can catch crayfish in the game, I thought that my bovine companions would ...
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How do I drop things?

Sometimes my inventory gets full and I don't want some of the things because I have found better things I want instead. How can I drop or otherwise dispose of those things to get things I do want?
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What is the chance of getting a Red Cabbage in year 1?

I'm trying to complete the community centre in year 1. Unfortunately, there is no way to acquire a Red Cabbage for the dye bundle until year 2. The travelling cart is the only way to get them, and ...
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Does Stardew Valley have poweruser keyboard support?

I am not an experienced PC gamer but I am a software developer who tries to leave the keyboard as little as possible during the day. I've had a lot of trouble with this in Stardew Valley. The biggest ...
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Trying to downgrade the Steam version of Stardew Valley on Linux from 1.3 to 1.2

I'm trying to downgrade my Steam version of Stardew Valley from 1.3 to 1.2 on Linux (for the .xnb mods), and I stumbled upon this tutorial, which explains how to downgrade, but has the Windows version ...
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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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Do gold quality wild crops yield better seeds?

In spring, for example, you can craft wild seeds from daffodils, horseradish, leeks and dandelion. Will using gold quality plants yield better quality seeds? For example, are these seeds more likely ...
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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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What effect does 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 can I disown the cat?

The cat has been bothering me a lot by blocking path to chests where I keep my stuff, and sometimes even the doorway into the house, which made me miss an event. So the cat is very bad and I want to ...
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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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How do I use bait in the Android version of Stardew Valley?

How do I attach bait to my fishing rod in Stardew Valley's Android version? I tried various forms of long pressing and it hasn't worked yet.
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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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What does this icon in iOS Stardew Valley mean?

Wondering if anyone knows what this icon means in top left hand side of screen. I can press it but don’t know what it actually does. This is on IOS version.
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Is there a way to increase movement speed?

Running is so insanely slow to me. While I'm working on my farm or mining it's alright, but traveling to different parts of the map can take minutes at a time. Is there a way to speed up the running ...
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Unable to get into sewer in Stardew Valley Multiplayer even with the key

So there is a bug where only me as the host can go into the sewer as well as the desert mine even though it shows both of us having keys in our wallets, but my friend is not able to. Does anyone know ...
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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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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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Do conversation choices in heart events have an effect on friendship?

During heart events, residents of Pelican Town give us response options that often vary widely in tone. I know these choices can change dialogue at later heart events, but beyond that I’m curious of ...
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In Stardew Valley for iOS, is there any way to check what an item is?

I just obtained a pair of boots, and want to see what their stats are. I think on PC if you moused over them it might have told you, but obviously on iOS that isn’t an option. How do I examine them? ...
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Stardew Valley Fortune Teller meaning

If the fortune teller (at the fair) says "I see you and (blank) in a dimly lit room. You seem serious, but not unhappy" What does she mean by that? For me, the name was Sam and I already married him, ...
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Is there a <10 relationship cap with bachelor/bachelorettes who aren't your spouse?

Update: As of April 2016, the last two hearts are greyed-out for marriage candidates until you give them the bouquet. This question is obsolete. I'm super about completion, and I've been grinding up ...
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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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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 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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Can you change your appearance in-game?

So when setting up your character there's quite a few customization options, including over 100 options for shirts, and RGB metres for hair, eyes and pants colour. Loads of customization is great (...
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Brown Chickens and egg frequency

What determines the chance to get a brown chicken? Can I get it by incubating white eggs? And what determines the eggs frequency? I noticed that my chickens don't lay eggs everyday, I'm not treating ...
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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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Is there any reason to keep starred items?

Some crops and foraged items (and likely other classes of items) sometimes come with a silver or gold star next to them. Is there any reason to specifically hold onto these items?