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Wilson Portrait
A small, normal egg.

Wilson, when examining Egg

Willow Portrait
It smells like a bird's butt.

Willow, when examining Egg

Wolfgang Portrait
Poor birdy.

Wolfgang, when examining Egg

Wendy Portrait
So much hope, dashed.

Wendy, when examining Egg

WX-78 Portrait
I HATE YOU, EGG

WX-78, when examining Egg

Wickerbottom Portrait
It is unfertilized.

Wickerbottom, when examining Egg

Woodie Portrait
There's a bird in there thinking evil bird thoughts.

Woodie, when examining Egg

Waxwell Portrait
I like to think of it as a baby bird prison.

Maxwell, when examining Egg

Wigfrid Portrait
Eggy.

Wigfrid, when examining Egg

Webber Portrait
A hard shelled egg.

Webber, when examining Egg

Walani Portrait
There is a tiny birdy buddy in there!

Walani, when examining Egg

Warly Portrait
Nature perfects food.

Warly, when examining Egg

Woodlegs Portrait
A cackler's egg.

Woodlegs, when examining Egg

An Egg is a Food item obtained by feeding an "Imprisoned" Bird any type of Meat or meat food item (except raw Monster Meat). Eggs can also be found at Pengull nesting areas. In Don't Starve: Shipwrecked, eggs can also be occasionally found when chopping down Jungle Trees.

Eggs can be used in Crock Pot recipes such as Bacon and Eggs, Pierogi, and Waffles. Like Meats, Eggs can be "given" to the Pig King in exchange for 1 Gold Nugget each. They can also be given to Pigs in order to befriend them as allies (or followers). One Egg is required to craft Birds of the World, one of Wickerbottom's Books. Players carrying or picking up Eggs will anger nearby Bunnymen, as they count as a meat.

Unlike Tallbird Eggs, Eggs cannot be hatched. When spoiled, an Egg will turn into a Rotten Egg, rather than Rot.


Cooked Egg Edit

Wilson Portrait
Sunny side yum!

Wilson, when examining Cooked Egg

Willow Portrait
Yuck. The yellow part is all runny.

Willow, when examining Cooked Egg

Wolfgang Portrait
Yum!

Wolfgang, when examining Cooked Egg

Wendy Portrait
No bird will ever come of it.

Wendy, when examining Cooked Egg

WX-78 Portrait
THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE AN IMPROVEMENT

WX-78, when examining Cooked Egg

Wickerbottom Portrait
If only I had some toast.

Wickerbottom, when examining Cooked Egg

Woodie Portrait
Well, at least it never became a bird.

Woodie, when examining Cooked Egg

Waxwell Portrait
Sunny side up.

Maxwell, when examining Cooked Egg

Wigfrid Portrait
Höt egg.

Wigfrid, when examining Cooked Egg

Webber Portrait
Fried just like mum did.

Webber, when examining Cooked Egg

Walani Portrait
...I'm sorry, birdy buddy.

Walani, when examining Cooked Egg

Warly Portrait
Could use a few different herbs...

Warly, when examining Cooked Egg

Woodlegs Portrait
If only I had me a crust o'bread.

Woodlegs, when examining Cooked Egg

A Cooked Egg is the result of cooking an egg over Fire. In most cases, this will take place at a Campfire or Fire Pit as a result of the player "Cooking" the Egg (a Star Caller's Staff can also be used). In some cases, an Egg may be cooked due to a Mob being set on fire.

Cooked Eggs can also be used in Crock Pot recipes, or given to Pigs or the Pig King. Feeding a Cooked Egg to a bird in a Birdcage will yield a fresh Egg; this way, spoiled Eggs can be reused indefinitely.

Icon Tools Usage Edit

Inventory slot backgroundEggFire PitInventory slot backgroundCooked Egg
Inventory slot backgroundCooked EggBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggUsed to make spoiling eggs fresh again.
Inventory slot backgroundSmall EggsPig King IconInventory slot backgroundGold Nugget
Inventory slot backgroundEggInterface arrow rightInventory slot backgroundRotten Egg
Inventory slot backgroundPapyrusInventory slot background PapyrusInventory slot backgroundEggInterface arrow rightInventory slot backgroundBirds of the WorldWickerbottom Portrait

Harvesting Edit

Cooked varieties of the following Foods can also be used. Any raw Food items below are also allowed when cooked, but raw versions of cooked items below are not allowed.

Inventory slot backgroundMeatBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundMorselBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundCooked Monster MeatBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundJerkyBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundSmall JerkyBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundMonster JerkyBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundLeafy MeatBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundCooked EggBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundBatilisk WingBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundFishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundEelBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundDrumstickBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundFrog LegsBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg
Inventory slot backgroundKoalefant TrunksBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEgg


Inventory slot backgroundDead DogfishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundDoydoy EggsBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundFish MorselBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundDead JellyfishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundDried JellyfishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundLimpetsBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundMusselBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundRaw FishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundDead SwordfishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundTropical FishBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundDead WobsterBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundBlubberBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundDragoon HeartBirdcageInventory slot backgroundEggShipwrecked icon


Prototype Tips Edit

  • Meats that are not accepted by the Pig King can be converted into Eggs by the bird in a Birdcage, which are accepted in exchange for Gold Nuggets.
  • Spoiling Meats can be saved from turning into Rot by converting them into fresh Eggs.
  • Crock Pot recipes using Eggs can replace many recipes that use meats if the player has a Birdcage.
  • Giving two cooked Monster Meat to a Caged Bird will give two Eggs. These Eggs, along with one Morsel and one more Monster Meat will result in Bacon and Eggs. (75 Hunger and 20 Health from 3 Monster Meat and 1 Morsel).
  • When Eggs/cooked Eggs are starting to Spoil, they can be given to a Birdcage to make them fresh again. However, one can only give the bird cooked eggs in order to receive another egg.
  • Unlike other meats, raw eggs will not lower sanity when eaten.

MosquitoBugs Edit

  • When Eggs rot in a Ice Box they can disappear instead of turning in to Rotten Eggs, so it's recommended to store them in a Chest, on the ground, or in the inventory until the process is done.
Items and Structures dropped by Mobs
Loot AshesAzure FeatherBatilisk WingBeard HairBeefalo HornBlow DartBlue GemBunny PuffButterButterfly WingsCharcoalCrimson FeatherDeerclops EyeballDrumstickFleshy BulbFlintFrog LegsGearsGuardian's HornGlow BerryHoneyHound's ToothJet FeatherKrampus SackLight BulbLiving LogMandrakeMeatMonster MeatMorselMosquito SackNightmare FuelOrnate ChestPig SkinPurple GemRed GemRocksSilkSlurtle SlimeSlurper PeltSpider EggsSpider GlandShelmetSnurtle Shell ArmorSpiderhatStingerTam o' ShanterTentacle SpikeTentacle SpotsThulecite FragmentsWalrus Tusk
(Cat TailDown FeatherElectric MilkGlommer's GoopGlommer's WingsScalesThick FurVolt Goat Horn Reign of Giants icon) (Bee Queen CrownBlueprintBone HelmBone ArmorChilled LavaeCut GrassDeer AntlerDesert StoneFossil FragmentsFur TuftLavae EggLeafy MeatPhlegmRoseRoyal JellySaffron FeatherShadow AtriumShadow ThuribleShroom SkinStag AntlerSteel Wool Don't Starve Together icon) (BananaBlubberBooty BagCoconutChest of the DepthsDead DogfishDead JellyfishDead SwordfishDead WobsterDoydoy FeatherDragoon HeartDubloonsEmpty BottleEye of the Tiger SharkEyeshotFish MorselHarpoonHornIron KeyMagic SealObsidianRaw FishTropical FishShark FinShark GillsSnakeskinSnake OilTurbine BladesVenom GlandYellow Mosquito Sack Shipwrecked icon)
Indirect BeeBeefalo WoolButterflyCrowFirefliesGuanoManureRedbirdSeedsSnowbirdRabbitMosquito
(Glommer's GoopMoleworm Reign of Giants icon) (CanaryCut Grass Don't Starve Together icon) (Bile-Covered SlopBioluminescenceCrabbitJellyfishParrotParrot PirateSeagullToucanWobster Shipwrecked icon)
Food and other Edible Items
Meats Morsel (Cooked) • Meat (Cooked) • Monster Meat (Cooked) • Leafy Meat (Cooked) • Deerclops EyeballDrumstick (Fried) • Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked) • Frog Legs (Cooked) • Koalefant Trunk (SteakWinter) • Jerky (SmallMonster) • Batilisk Wing
(Cooked) • Guardian's Horn
(DogfishEye of the Tiger SharkRaw Fish (Cooked) • Shark FinTropical Fish Shipwrecked icon)
Fishes Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked)
(CrabbitDogfishFish Morsel (Cooked) • Jellyfish (DeadCookedDried) • Limpets (Cooked) • Mussels (Cooked) • Raw Fish (Cooked) • Shark FinSwordfishTropical FishWobster (DeadCooked) Shipwrecked icon)
Monster Food Durian (Extra Smelly) • Monster Meat (Cooked)
(Jellyfish (DeadCookedDried)Shipwrecked icon)
Animal Drops ButterButterfly WingsEgg (Cooked) • Tallbird Egg (FriedHatching) • Honey
(Electric MilkGlommer's Goop Reign of Giants icon) (PhlegmRoyal Jelly Don't Starve Together icon) (Doydoy Egg (Fried)Shipwrecked icon)
Vegetables Carrot (Roasted) • Corn (Popcorn) • Eggplant (Braised) • FoliageGlow BerryLichenMandrake (Cooked) • Pumpkin (Hot) • Red Mushroom (Cooked Red Cap) • Green Mushroom (Cooked Green Cap) • Blue Mushroom (Cooked Blue Cap) • Petals (Dark)
(Cactus Flesh (Cooked) • Cactus Flower Reign of Giants icon) (Lesser Glow Berry Don't Starve Together icon) (Seaweed (CookedDried) • Sweet Potato (Cooked) Shipwrecked icon)
Fruits Berries (Roasted) • Dragon Fruit (Prepared) • Durian (Extra Smelly) • Pomegranate (Sliced) • Banana (Cooked)
(Watermelon (Grilled) Reign of Giants icon) (Juicy Berries (Roasted) Don't Starve Together icon) (Halved CoconutCooked CoconutCoffee Beans (Roasted) Shipwrecked icon)
Dairy Butter • (Electric Milk Reign of Giants icon)
Crock Pot Bacon and EggsButter MuffinDragonpieFish TacosFishsticksFroggle BunwichFist Full of JamFruit MedleyHoney HamHoney NuggetsKabobsMandrake SoupMeatballsMeaty StewMonster LasagnaPierogiPowdercakePumpkin CookiesRatatouilleStuffed EggplantTaffyTurkey DinnerUnagiWafflesWet Goop
(Flower SaladGuacamoleIce CreamMelonsicleSpicy ChiliTrail Mix Reign of Giants icon) (Banana PopBisqueCalifornia RollCevicheCoffeeJelly-O PopLobster BisqueLobster DinnerSeafood GumboShark Fin SoupSurf 'n' Turf Shipwrecked icon) (Fresh Fruit CrepesMonster TartareMussel BouillabaiseSweet Potato Souffle Portable Crock Pot Shipwrecked icon) (Jellybeans Don't Starve Together icon)
Other RotRotten EggSeeds (Toasted SeedsCrop Seeds)
(Birchnut (Roasted) • Ice Reign of Giants icon) (BlubberBrainy MatterBile-Covered Slop Shipwrecked icon)