Questions tagged [stardew-valley]

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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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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Do my animals need fences?

I have a barn and a coop. Each has several animals in. Because fences keep deteriorating and get in the way, I didn't build any. The animals can roam freely around my farm. Is there a downside to ...
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How do I make the Minecarts active?

The minecarts are all broken. Seems like they are pretty useful for fast traveling between some places around the city, farm and mines. How do I make these work?
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What does +1 Proficiency mean?

When you level up Mining for example, the game will state that you get +1 in Mining proficiency. What does this actually do? Does it decrease the amount of swings needed to smash rocks? Or does this ...
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Does shooting people make them dislike me?

I just got a new slingshot. It's not very effective against monsters but it's fun to take potshots at Shane when I see him. Hitting Shane makes the grumpy speech bubble appear above his head. Does ...
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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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Do relationships degrade over time?

Will my relationships with the residents of Pelican Town degrade over time if I don't talk with them for a while? If so, how quickly does it degrade?
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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 Minerals are used in crafting?

It appears that minerals and artifacts are mainly used to donate to the museum. But some, like Earth Crystals, are used in crafting recipes. What other minerals need to be saved for crafting purposes ...
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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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Do forage items appear over time or daily?

Berries/Leeks or Spring onions for example, or Corals/Oysters/Clams on the beach. Is it best to check everyday for these items, or can you just wait say a week or more to let more spawn before going ...