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Year of the Gobbler is an event in Don't Starve Together, introduced in A New Reign, that lasted from January 19th until February 14th, 2017. It is inspired by the Chinese Year of the Rooster, which started from 28th January, 2017, and continues until February 15th, 2018. In the Chinese zodiac, each year is related to an animal in a 12-year cycle.

During this event, the Clucky Winter Hat Skin was given upon opening the game. Also, the chance for Gobblers to spawn from Berry Bushes is three times higher than usual.

Players can revisit this event by setting Events to Year of the Gobbler in the world creation menu. Event-only themed skins will be disabled when revisiting the event.

Gobbler Shrine Gobbler ShrineEdit

Wilson Portrait
I feel like it wants something.

Wilson

Willow Portrait
I don't even like gobblers!

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Top is look like berry bird.

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
It hungers for a sacrifice.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
INSERT OFFERING HERE

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
The native Meleagris flock to it.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
I'm not giving anything to those birds!

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
It seems my fortune's changing.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
What treasures shall I bestöw upön thee?

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
We wanna give it something!

Webber

Winona Portrait
I feel luckier already.

Winona


The Gobbler Shrine is a craftable Structure located in the Structures Tab, and requires 8 Gold Nuggets and 2 Boards to craft. It is always available to craft and does not require prototyping. Offering any type of Berry Bush or a Juicy Berry Bush to the Gobbler Shrine will grant players access to the Offerings Tab where they are able to acquire event-specific items using Lucky Gold Nuggets.

Gobbler Shrines attract nearby Gobblers to them and renders them passive to the player, meaning that they won't run away when approached. Gobblers will also not eat berries off of bushes while near a Gobbler Shrine. Gobblers, however, will still eat Berries lying on the ground.

If the Gobbler Shrine is destroyed by Hammering it, it will drop any Berry Bush planted in it, along with its resources. Gobbler Shrines are also flammable.

Red Pouch Lucky Gold NuggetEdit

Wilson Portrait
What a lucky find!

Wilson, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Willow Portrait
I don't think I'm supposed to spend this.

Willow, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Wolfgang Portrait
Is money?

Wolfgang, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Wendy Portrait
Luck has long since abandoned me...

Wendy, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

WX-78 Portrait
PRECIOUS, LUCKY METAL

WX-78, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Wickerbottom Portrait
Such a curious shape.

Wickerbottom, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Woodie Portrait
I could use a bit of luck.

Woodie, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Waxwell Portrait
Gold's gold as far as I'm concerned.

Maxwell, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Wigfrid Portrait
The unicörn smiles upön me this day!

Wigfrid, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Webber Portrait
So shiny!

Webber, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.

Winona Portrait
I could use a bit of prosperity.

Winona, when examining a Lucky Gold Nugget.


Lucky Gold Nuggets are used to acquire items from the Offerings Tab and can be obtained from Red Pouches dropped by Gobblers. Gobblers drop one Red Pouch each after eating Berries off the ground, and they can only drop a Red Pouch once every full in-game day.

Lucky Gold Nugget Offerings TabEdit

INSERT OFFERING HERE

WX-78

Icon Offerings

Tab Icon.

The following items can be obtained from the Offerings Tab, each of them having a different function. Similar to the Ancient Tab and the Ancient Pseudoscience Station, these items cannot be prototyped and then made on the go in the future; in order to craft an item under this tab, the player must always be near a Gobbler Shrine.

Red FirecrackersEdit

Wilson Portrait
Filled with explosion science!

Wilson

Willow Portrait
Light'em up!

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Crackle bangs!

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
It needs only a light.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
CHAOS IN STICK FORM

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
A little too noisy for my liking.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
Let's not set them off in the forest.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
Great for magic tricks.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
Tö strike fear intö the hearts öf mine enemies!

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
Don't worry Ms. Wicker, we'll be careful.

Webber

Winona Portrait
Lucky firecrackers!

Winona


Three Firecrackers can be acquired in exchange for 1 Lucky Gold Nugget at the Gobbler Shrine. They can be set on fire with a Torch or Lighter to produce sparkles, and will be destroyed in the process. When set off, nearby Mobs such as Hounds will be startled and cower in fear, giving the Firecrackers a use apart from the festivities.

Red LanternEdit

Wilson Portrait
This lantern feels more special than the others.

Wilson

Willow Portrait
Anything with a fire in it is okay by me.

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Wolfgang does not like the dark.

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
A light to guide me.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
A LUCKY GLOWBOX

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
What a colorful little lantern.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
This little light of mine.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
Not having a light would certainly be unlucky.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
A lucky ward tö guard against the night.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
Our own personal night light!

Webber

Winona Portrait
Nothing luckier around here than a light.

Winona


Red Lanterns can be acquired in exchange for 3 Lucky Gold Nuggets at the Gobbler Shrine and can be equipped in the hand slot. They do not produce as much light as regular Lanterns, but have a higher durability.

Lucky FanEdit

Wilson Portrait
It's inordinately large.

Wilson

Willow Portrait
It's a big ol' fan.

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Wolfgang feel very lucky!

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
It's... surprisingly soft.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
CIRCUIT COOLING SYSTEM

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
It's quite lovely.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
It had to be birds, didn't it?

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
Now I'll have no problem keeping my cool.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
Tis a fan för mine hand.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
It's so big!!

Webber

Winona Portrait
It's a big fan made of tailfeathers.

Winona


The Lucky Fan can be acquired in exchange for 3 Lucky Gold Nuggets at the Gobbler Shrine.

When used the first three times, it loses 22.2% durability per use. It summons a whirlwind that destroys nearby Structures, causing damage to nearby Mobs and also to the player. This is similar to but not the same as the function of the Weather Pain. The fan also cools players down and puts out nearby Fires similar to the Luxury Fan.

When used the last three times, it loses 11.1% durability per use and does not create whirlwinds anymore.

Lucky BeastEdit

Wilson Portrait
So who gets to be the head?

Wilson, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Willow Portrait
Sooo ferocious!

Willow, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Wolfgang Portrait
Wolfgang will be mighty beast!

Wolfgang, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Wendy Portrait
What big eyes you have.

Wendy, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

WX-78 Portrait
I AM THE HEAD. YOU WILL FOLLOW ME

WX-78, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Wickerbottom Portrait
This is the head to the dragon costume.

Wickerbottom, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Woodie Portrait
That's a sight, eh?

Woodie, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Waxwell Portrait
Quite formidable looking.

Maxwell, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Wigfrid Portrait
The head öf a great and merciful beast!

Wigfrid, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Webber Portrait
The front part's sort of scary.

Webber, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.

Winona Portrait
Front and center!

Winona, when examining a Lucky Beast Head.


The three costume pieces of the Lucky Beast are hats and can be obtained in exchange for 8 Lucky Gold Nuggets each at the Gobbler Shrine.

While they are worn as hats, the "/dance" emote will be replaced with a different dancing animation. If the player simultaneously wears a costume piece and dances, a Sanity bonus equal to that of the Tam o' Shanter (+6.7 Sanity per minute) will be applied to the character. This bonus is increased if there are more players participating in the vicinity (wearing a costume piece and dancing). This bonus can stack up to a max of 3 times (+20 Sanity per minute), for three players dancing.[Verification Needed]

Durability only decreases when the character is dancing while wearing a costume. Durability lasts for a day, and a Sewing Kit will repair 100% of its durability.

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • This event was first released as a sneak preview in the A New Reign beta branch.
  • The Giblet was added with the Year of the Gobbler event.
  • During the time of the event, the theme in the main menu of the game is slightly different by being mixed with Chinese instruments. Also there are Gobblers appearing and running around in the screen.

Blueprint GalleryEdit

Events
Hallowed Nights (October 18th, 2016 - November 8th, 2016
October 30th, 2017 - November 2017)
Winter's Feast (December 15th, 2016 - January 5th, 2017)
Year of the Gobbler (January 19th, 2017 - February 14th, 2017)
The Forge (November 9th, 2017 - November 30th, 2017)