Wilson Portrait
Looks delicious!


Willow Portrait
Sweet and delicious!


Wolfgang Portrait
Is yum!


Wendy Portrait
A sweet, but fleeting treat.


WX-78 Portrait


Wickerbottom Portrait
Sweetened plant nectar.


Woodie Portrait
Mmmmmm-mmmm. Bee syrup.


Waxwell Portrait
Sticky and sweet.


Wigfrid Portrait
Sticky and gröss.


Webber Portrait
Sticky and sweet.


Walani Portrait
Sticky, sweet and good to eat!


Warly Portrait
Nectar of the gods!


Woodlegs Portrait
Sweet an' sticky.


Warbucks Portrait
Nectar of the gods!


Wilba Portrait


Winona Portrait
The sweet results of honest work.


Honey is a Sweetener Food item created by Bees. Honey may be obtained by killing a Bee or Killer Bee, by destroying a Beehive or Killer Bee Hive, or by harvesting a Bee Box. Honey provides 3 health points and 9 hunger points when consumed.


Glommer See also: Honey Production and Farming - Bees and Honey

BeeKeeper Hat

Adequate protection against hostile winged insects.

Typically, harvesting is a slow process with low risk. The Beekeeper Hat is a specialty item designed to reduce damage from Bees. The best source for Honey is Bee Boxes; however, early in the game when these are not available yet, Bees and Beehives are a good alternative.

Ideally, Honey should be collected when all Bees are working outside - in this case they will ignore the player entirely. Bee Boxes contain 4 Bees. The first leaves immediately in the morning and one leaves every 37.5 seconds after. The best time to harvest then becomes about 4 hours into the day or right before dusk. Harvesting is perfectly safe any time during Winter, since the Bees will not come out of their boxes.

Destroying Beehives is trickier because it is harder to find an opportune time when all Bees are out. With 6 Bees and one leaving every 50 seconds, the last worker will exit the hive 8.3 game hours (250 seconds) into the day, but dusk usually comes before this can happen. However, one or two Bees can be safely ignored for the short time it takes to smash the hive if one uses protective gear.

Since Killer Bees do not leave their hive to collect nectar, there is no perfect time to attack a Killer Bee Hive. Getting close to a hive will cause all the Killer Bees to leave the hive and chase the player a short distance before retreating unless there is another Mob nearby. If there is, the Killer Bees can be led into the other creature and, after they lose interest in the player, they will aggro the mob and attack. The player can then attack the Killer Bee Hive while the bees are in combat or have died.

Wendy can use Abigail to easily destroy hives: once Abigail is summoned, click to attack a Beehive and then cancel the attack by walking away. Abigail will still be offensive and attack and destroy the Beehive. She can also keep the Bees stun-locked, easily taking them out and allowing the player to collect the loot from the hive.

Gift Icon Downloadable ContentEdit

In the Hamlet DLC, Honey can be found in Mant Hills. Honey Chests contain Honey and can convert Nectar into honey. Lamps and Antcomb Homes can be mined/hammered to receive Honey and Honeycombs as well.

Icon Tools UsageEdit

Honey can be used in Crock Pot recipes that require sweeteners, such as Taffy, Pumpkin Cookies and Ice Cream. In addition, the following recipes specifically require Honey.


Inventory slot backgroundHoneyInventory slot backgroundHoneyInventory slot background PapyrusAlchemy EngineInventory slot backgroundHoney Poultice

Crock Pot Recipes:

Inventory slot backgroundHoneyInventory slot background MeatsInventory slot backgroundFillerInventory slot backgroundFillerCrock PotInventory slot backgroundHoney NuggetsMeat value of less than 2
Inventory slot backgroundHoneyInventory slot background CornsInventory slot backgroundTwigsInventory slot backgroundFillerCrock PotInventory slot backgroundPowdercake
Inventory slot backgroundHoneyInventory slot background MeatsInventory slot background MeatsInventory slot backgroundFillerCrock PotInventory slot backgroundHoney HamMeat value of 2 or more
Inventory slot backgroundFruitInventory slot backgroundFruitInventory slot background ButterInventory slot backgroundHoneyPortable Crock PotInventory slot backgroundFresh Fruit CrepesShipwrecked icon
Inventory slot backgroundGummy SlugInventory slot background HoneyInventory slot backgroundTwigsInventory slot backgroundTwigsCrock PotInventory slot backgroundGummy CakeHamlet icon

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • Honey will rot in-game, although it does not in real life.
Items and Structures dropped by Mobs
Edible Items Batilisk WingButterButterfly WingsDeerclops EyeballDrumstickFrog LegsGuardian's HornGlow BerryHoneyLight BulbMandrakeMeatMonster MeatMorsel
(Electric MilkGlommer's Goop Reign of Giants icon) (BananaBlubberCoconutDead DogfishDead JellyfishDead Rainbow JellyfishDead SwordfishDead WobsterDragoon HeartEye of the Tiger SharkFish MorselRaw FishTropical FishShark Fin Shipwrecked icon) (Flytrap StalkNectarPoison Dartfrog Legs Hamlet icon) (Leafy MeatPhlegmRoyal Jelly Don't Starve Together icon)
Crafting Resources AshesAzure FeatherBeard HairBeefalo HornBeefalo WoolBlue GemBunny PuffCharcoalCrimson FeatherFlintGearsHound's ToothJet FeatherLiving LogMosquito SackNightmare FuelPig SkinPurple GemRed GemRocksSilkSlurtle SlimeSlurper PeltSpider GlandStingerTentacle SpotsThulecite FragmentsWalrus Tusk
(Cat TailDown FeatherGlommer's WingsScalesThick FurVolt Goat Horn Reign of Giants icon) (Dorsal FinDoydoy FeatherDubloonsEmpty BottleHornMagic SealObsidianQuacken BeakShark GillsSnakeskinTurbine BladesVenom Gland Shipwrecked icon) (ChitinHippopotamoose AntlerIron OrePeagawk PlumePlatapine QuillPig Skin?Thunder FeatherWeevole Carapace Hamlet icon) (Cut GrassDesert StoneFur TuftSaffron FeatherShroom SkinSteel Wool Don't Starve Together icon)
Loot Blow DartFleshy BulbKrampus SackOrnate ChestSpider EggsShelmetSnurtle Shell ArmorSpiderhatTam o' ShanterTentacle Spike
(Webber's Skull Reign of Giants icon) (Booty BagChest of the DepthsEyeshotHarpoonIron KeySnake OilTarnished CrownYellow Mosquito Sack Shipwrecked icon) (Bandit Stash MapHalberdRoyal CrownSnake BoneSwashy HatTorch Hamlet icon) (Bee Queen CrownBlueprintBone HelmBone ArmorChilled LavaeDeer AntlerFossil FragmentsLavae EggRoseShadow AtriumShadow ThuribleSketchStag Antler Don't Starve Together icon)
Indirect BeeBeefalo WoolButterflyCrowFirefliesGuanoManureRedbirdSeedsSnowbirdRabbitMosquito
(Glommer's GoopMoleworm Reign of Giants icon) (Bile-Covered SlopBioluminescenceCormorantCrabbitJellyfishParrotParrot PirateRainbow JellyfishRoeSeagullToucanWobster Shipwrecked icon) (Gold NuggetKingfisherOrange PikoPigeonPiko Hamlet icon) (CanaryCut Grass Don't Starve Together 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
(Dragoon HeartEye of the Tiger Shark Shipwrecked icon) (Gummy Slug (Cooked) Hamlet icon)
Fishes Fish (Cooked) • Eel (Cooked)
(CrabbitDead DogfishDead SwordfishFish Morsel (Cooked) • Dead Jellyfish (CookedDried) • Limpets (Cooked) • Mussel (Cooked) • Neon Quattro (Cooked) • Pierrot Fish (Cooked) • Purple Grouper (Cooked) • Dead Rainbow Jellyfish (Cooked) • Raw Fish (Cooked) • Roe (Cooked) • Shark FinTropical FishWobster (DeadCooked) Shipwrecked icon)
Monster Food Durian (Extra Smelly) • Monster Meat (Cooked)
(Dead Jellyfish (CookedDried)Shipwrecked icon)
Mob Drops ButterButterfly WingsEgg (Cooked) • Tallbird Egg (FriedHatching) • Honey
(Electric MilkGlommer's Goop Reign of Giants icon) (Doydoy Egg (Fried) Shipwrecked icon) (Flytrap StalkNectar Hamlet icon) (PhlegmRoyal Jelly Don't Starve Together icon)
Vegetables Carrot (Roasted) • Corn (Popcorn) • Eggplant (Braised) • FoliageGlow BerryLichenMandrake (Cooked) • Pumpkin (Hot) • Red Cap (Cooked) • Green Cap (Cooked) • Blue Cap (Cooked) • Petals (Dark)
(Cactus Flesh (Cooked) • Cactus Flower Reign of Giants icon) (Seaweed (CookedDried) • Sweet Potato (Cooked) Shipwrecked icon) (Aloe (Cooked) • Asparagus (Cooked) • Bean Bugs (Cooked) • NettleRadish (Cooked) • Tuber (FriedBloomingFried Blooming) Hamlet icon) (Lesser Glow BerrySucculent Don't Starve Together icon)
Fruits Berries (Roasted) • Dragon Fruit (Prepared) • Durian (Extra Smelly) • Pomegranate (Sliced) • Banana (Cooked)
(Watermelon (Grilled) Reign of Giants icon) (Halved CoconutCooked CoconutCoffee Beans (Roasted) Shipwrecked icon) (Juicy Berries (Roasted) Don't Starve Together 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 RollCaviarCevicheCoffee • (Fresh Fruit CrepesMonster TartareMussel BouillabaiseSweet Potato Souffle Portable Crock Pot) • Jelly-O PopLobster BisqueLobster DinnerSeafood GumboShark Fin SoupSurf 'n' TurfTropical Bouillabaisse Shipwrecked icon) (Asparagus SoupFeijoadaGummy CakeHard Shell TacosIced TeaNettle RollsSnake Bone SoupSpicy Vegetable StingerSteamed Ham SandwichTea Hamlet 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) (ClippingsSeed Pod (Cooked) Hamlet icon)