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Glommer See also: Wooden Potato Thing

Wilson Portrait
This metal potato contains great and fearful power...

Wilson

Willow Portrait
Perhaps I could melt it into a more pleasing shape.

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Ha ha! Ha ha! What ugly potato!

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
What a hideous creation!

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
REMINDS ME OF MY MOTHER

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
Neither fully organic nor inorganic!

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
Potato-y, eh?

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
The gears in here are so small they turn the fabric of reality.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
Nö decency. It's nöt even metal meat.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
It looks like this goes with something...

Webber

Walani Portrait
Heh heh.

Walani

Warly Portrait
This, I do not even...

Warly

Woodlegs Portrait
Strange armor be this.

Woodlegs


The Metal Potato Thing is an item one of four Things used on the Wooden Thing to travel to the next world.  It spawns naturally in every world in its own Set Piece. It is located near some Basic Farms, which are surrounded by some Grass and Twigs, a Shovel, and unpicked Carrots.

There are two version of it, one that spawns in Sandbox Mode and one in Adventure Mode, that differ from their color schemes. Player can craft a Divining Rod to help them track the Metal Potato Thing.

The only purpose of the Metal Potato Thing is to be used on the Wooden Thing. It's an important gameplay Item and as such it cannot be destroyed or stolen by Mobs (e.g. Krampus, Splumonkeys etc.)

Placeholder Trivia Edit

  • This part of the machine is found near a garden, and Wickerbottom claims it's neither fully organic nor inorganic, suggesting it may have been grown there (or someone tried to grow it).
  • Wilson mentions that the metal potato contains great and fearful power.
  • The Metal potato thing is actually a robotic Maxwell's head. Calling it a potato may just be making fun of the game's antagonist, though being near a farm make the potato similarities more obvious.
  • The Metal potato thing is the reason the Wooden Thing, when fully constructed, is more commonly referred to as the 'Teleportato'.
  • This may be a reference to the game Portal 2, in which deuteragonist Wheatley puts the antagonist GLaDOS into a potato battery. This is reinforced by WX-78's quote, seen above.

Blueprint GalleryEdit

Teleportato Pieces
Things Crank ThingBox ThingWooden ThingRing ThingMetal Potato Thing
(Grassy ThingScrew ThingWooden Platform ThingWooden Potato Thing Shipwrecked icon)


Naturally spawning world objects
Plants Berry BushCarrotCave Banana TreeCave LichenEvergreenFlower (Evil FlowerFern) • GrassLight FlowerLureplantMandrakeMushroomsMushtreePlantReedsSaplingSpiky BushTotally Normal Tree
(Birchnut TreeCactusTumbleweed Reign of Giants icon) (Juicy Berry BushTwiggy Tree Don't Starve Together icon) (Ash TreeBamboo PatchBrainy SproutCoffee PlantElephant CactusJungle TreeMangrove TreePalm TreePlanted SeaweedRegular Jungle TreeSweet PotatoViney Bush Shipwrecked icon)
Mobs and Mob Housing BeehiveHound MoundPondPig HousePig KingPig TorchRabbit HutchRundown HouseSlurtle MoundSpider DenSpilagmiteSplumonkey PodTallbird NestWalrus CampWorm Hole
(BurrowHollow Stump Reign of Giants icon) (Magma Don't Starve Together icon) (Crabbit DenDragoon DenDragoon EggFishermerm's HutMerm HutPrime Ape HutSharkitten DenShoalTidal PoolWildbore HouseWobster DenYaarctopus Shipwrecked icon)
Inanimate Ancient Pseudoscience StationAncient StatueBasaltBlueprintBoulderFlotsamGramaphoneGraveHarp StatueHeadstoneMarble PillarMarble TreeMaxwell's DoorMaxwell StatueMaxwell's LightMerm HeadNightmare LightNightmare LockNightmare ThroneObeliskOrnate ChestPig HeadPillarsRelicSinkholeSkeletonStalagmiteSunken BoatSuspicious Dirt PileTouch StoneThulecite Wall
(Glommer's StatueMini Glacier Reign of Giants icon) (Florid PosternMarble SculpturesMeteor BoulderMoon StonePetrified TreeStagehandSuspicious MarbleSuspicious Moonrock Don't Starve Together icon) (Charcoal BoulderCoral ReefCrateDebrisElectric IsoscelesGunpowder BarrelKrissureLava PoolLimestone WallLimpet RockMagma PileMussel BedObsidian BoulderObsidian WorkbenchPoisonous HoleRawlingSteamer TrunkSandy PileSeaworthySlot MachineSuspicious BubblesVolcanoVolcano Altar of SnackrificeWatery GraveWildbore HeadWoodlegs' CageWreckX Marks the Spot Shipwrecked icon)
Things Box ThingCrank ThingEye BoneMetal Potato ThingRing ThingWooden Thing
(Star-Sky Don't Starve Together icon) (FishboneGrassy ThingRing ThingScrew ThingWooden Platform ThingWooden Potato Thing Shipwrecked icon)

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