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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What's the use of fence?

I've searched for it a bit but so far I've seen no answer. All I see online is the discussion about fence breaking... But what's the use of fence actually? Even the Wiki doesn't seem to contain an ...
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Where can I find the most iridium?

I'm only finding Iridium in breakable, random items. Where can I find it otherwise? I assume there's some level of the mines, but which ones?
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Is Luck dependent on the Fortune Teller?

You can check your luck value for the day by watching the Fortune Teller on TV. My question is what happens if you do not do this? Are you assigned a default luck value for the day? Or is your luck ...
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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 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 This question is obsolete.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 long do wild seeds take to grow?

The end of spring is coming up, and I don't want to waste any of my spring seeds (wild seeds) on crops that will die before being harvestable. How many days do they take to grow/what is the last day I ...
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What happens if I don't give my dog water?

So a dog showed up on my farm and everyday I fill his water bowl. Will he leave if I forget or will he attack me if I don't give him water? He doesn't seem to eat anything, so does he even need this ...
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Where do I find all the artifacts?

I'm trying to collect all the artifacts in Stardew Valley, but I'm missing a number of them. I seem to have exhausted the supply of new artifacts from worms (the ones you dig up with a hoe), as I keep ...
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How do I move only part of the items at a time?

For example I now have 14 turnips. I want to keep 5 of them in my chest. How can I achieve it? It seems that I always move all of them whenever I click.
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How do I get a good night's sleep?

I've noticed that if I stay out too late or work myself to exhaustion during the day, I'll only have half my maximum energy the next morning. However, exhaustion does not seem to necessarily ...
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Is is possible to reposition or destroy a sprinkler?

I missclicked when placing my sprinkler and screwed up my layout. Is there a way to reposition/destroy it?
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What is the most profitable recurring crop?

Since quality fertilizer requires fish to craft, and deluxe speed-gro requires coral, both of which are slow to acquire, it seems to me that an effective way to use them would be in the greenhouse ...
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How many uses do Crab Pots have?

I understand that you need to fill crab pots daily. Do they degrade at all besides that? If so, how long will they last? Or will they last forever and you can eventually create a Crab Pot empire?
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Do you need to fence in your animals? [duplicate]

Is there and reason to build fences around your animals? I've seen several people raising free-range chickens. Are there any disadvantages to raising chickens free-range? What about the other animals? ...
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How many heaters should I put in my barns and coops?

I know that I need to put SOME amount of heaters in my barns and coops, but I'm not sure how many is efficient. Can I place too many, as well?
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How do I know when a cow or goat is ready to be milked?

I'm tired of randomly going up to my cows and goats trying to milk them. Is there any visual or other way to know when my cows or goats are ready to be milked?
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Is my pet worth anything?

Simply as the title says: I have a dog and the only thing he ever was noticeable for me was, when blocking passages I wanted to pass. So is it anything usefull for except showing me a heart over his ...
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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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What are the benefits of being social?

What do I get out of being friendly to people? It seems like a waste of time, and even valuable items, to make friends so should I just not bother with the social aspect? I know that you can get a ...
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Nautilus shell? (Field Research community centre bundle)

I'm trying to complete the Field Research bundle of the community centre and I'm only missing the Nautilus Shell. I've gotten two Nautilus Shells before, but both times, it wasn't the "right" Nautilus ...
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How to produce Ancient Fruits?

I heard there was a way to produce Ancient Fruits, which are a kind of fruits that can be sold for a high price. How can you obtain the seeds which enable you to produce those fruits, and is there ...
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Is there any danger in chopping down every tree I see?

I recently cleared my farm of all trees and rocks and personally kept the seeds. But if I just so happened to chop down every non-fruit bearing tree in the whole town and also sold/destroyed all of ...
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Does the (Small) Ring of Glow prevent me from catching Night Fish?

Somebody in the game noted that night fish do not like the light. Obviously this is related to them being night fish. But is it also a hint that hen fishing I should unequip me ring of glow since ...
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How do I keep my fences from breaking?

It seems I'm constantly repairing my fences after every storm. It's seriously getting to be very annoying. It's there something I can do to prevent this from happening or at least make them last ...
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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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Is it better to sell items or to just ship them?

I keep seeing people differentiating between selling and shipping items. Do you get better or worse prices based on how you sell an item or is it just the difference between having money now or later?
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Multiple copies of artifacts or minerals

Besides some of the crystals, I am having a hard time finding a use for my multiple copies of artifacts or other types of minerals. Will I ever find a use for my left over artifacts or minerals after ...
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How to use items in Stardew Valley?

So I may be an idiot, but I've searched the controls and everything and I still can't figure out how to use items in this game. Can anyone tell me how?
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Can lightning rods prevent trees from being hit by lightning?

I had a fully mature fruit tree get hit by lightning one day, destroying the tree and leaving behind a useless stump. Can placing lightning rods near trees prevent them from being hit by lightning? ...
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What does the weight stat on weapons mean?

Some of the weapons in Stardew Valley have a + Weight stat. For instance, the Claymore sword has +3 weight. What, if anything, does this stat affect? Does using a weapon of this type make my character ...
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Is there a limited number of stardrops in the game?

According to the wiki there are several stardrops in the game, most of which seem to be one-off. But two of the requirements are repeatable: Can you only get all of the listed stardrops once? Or can ...
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How do activities with my spouse work?

I am a little confused. My spouse just asked me if I was done working for the day because he wanted to have some fun. But as far as I know, I can't do anything with him other than just talk to him ...
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Where do I get a shovel?

I see these mounds of dirt everywhere and I figure I need a shovel to pick them up as I have tried every other tool (axe, hoe, pickaxe) to try and get to it but none of them have worked. I believe ...
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If you fail a timed quest, are you penalized?

The board in front of Pierre's often offers 2-day timed quests. I haven't noticed if failing these quests penalizes me somehow (for instance, lowering my reputation with the quest-giver). Does ...
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Does “hearting” farm animals do anything? [duplicate]

The first time each day you right-click on farm animals you get a heart, like with your pet. Does this have any effect? Particularly related to the 5 heart "progress bar" thing you get when you right-...
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Do bubbly water points and worms count towards “forage” points?

According to this question forage points are limited per area. If there are 6 items on the ground is it impossible for a worm space or a bubbly water spot to spawn? Or are they considered independent ...
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How long does it take to upgrade the watering can?

You need to water your plants every day. But you only have one watering can. Upgrading the pickaxe took at least 2 days (meaning you miss a day of watering). Does the watering can take 2 days as well ...
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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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Do the different colored rocks in the mines have different drop chances?

Some rocks in the mines are grey, some are red, some are different shapes? Obviously they are there for the sake of variety, but are some more valuable than others? Are red rocks more likely to drop ...
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Is there a difference between a staircase made by a monster and a staircase found under a rock?

Do stairs caused by different things in the mines have different chances for things? For example are monster stairs more likely to lead to more monsters or better loot?
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What happens if you skip heart cinematics?

Last time I was playing, I made it to 8 hearts with Maru, which prompted a scene outside of her house one night. According to her wiki page, the scene in question was the 8-heart scene. As I looked ...
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When do you repair the minecarts? [duplicate]

There are several minecarts around town that are "out of order" including near the blacksmith, the mines, and the bus stop. At what point do you get the chance to fix them if ever?
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Is there a limit on the number of days or years for a single playthrough?

There is a lot of mention of dates such as the note from your grandpa about a 3 year date and the game keeping track of the total days and years. Does the game have an "end"? Such as after 5 years on ...
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Does hitting people with basic tools cause them to dislike you?

Similar to this question, does hitting people with tools cause them to not like you? Unlike the other question I have never seen an NPC react but I know I have accidentally swung an axe or hoe in the ...
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Can 'The Beloved Farmer' achievement be obtained even if you're married?

So there's this achievement 'The Beloved Farmer' which requires you to reach a 10-heart friend level with 8 people. I'm not sure if you're still required to give bouquets to people when you're at a 8 ...
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Is there a way to break open this coal door?

Is there a way to break open this door?
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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 ...
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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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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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Which items are useless and can be safely sold?

Which of these fish, vegetables, minerals, monster loot, and artifacts are useless and can be safely sold? Which ones are only used in bundles (which makes them useless to me, since I signed up with ...