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Wilson Portrait
It's always a good idea to touch base.

Wilson

Willow Portrait
I guess I should touch it?

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Hop on rock!

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
A futile ward.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC?

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
That stone has regenerative powers.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
I don't know if I should touch it.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
There's a story behind that...

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
It hölds me back fröm Valhalla.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
Some sort of religious monument maybe?

Webber

Walani Portrait
Hope I never need you, weird wood dude...

Walani

Warly Portrait
Looks like some sort of ritual stone.

Warly

Woodlegs Portrait
Me nose smells witchcraft...

Woodlegs

Touch Stone is a structure found randomly on the surface world. Activating it will allow the player to be resurrected upon death. In Don't Starve Together the touchstone can only be activated by haunting it as a ghost, which causes the player to immediately be resurrected.

A Touch Stone is always surrounded by 4 Pig Heads. The Pig Heads are not needed for the Touch Stone to function and can safely be deconstructed using a Hammer. The Wooden Flooring can also be taken without affecting the Touch Stone's usability.

When a Touch Stone is activated (by clicking on it), a small platform will rise out of the ground. After being revived on the platform, the Touch Stone will be destroyed by a lightning strike, dropping 2 Rocks, 2 Marble, and 1 Nightmare Fuel. And if the player is Wilson or Webber, they will be beardless. Unless another Touch Stone or revival item is found, the next death will cause "Game Over" which will require the player to restart from scratch.

By default, there are two (2) Touch Stones per world. Touch Stones cannot spawn in Caves and Ruins. Both Touch Stones can be activated at the same time. The player will always respawn at the closest resurrection device.

Don't Starve Together icon Don't Starve Together Edit

In Don't Starve Together Touch Stones work a bit differently. They spawn in their activated state, meaning they cannot be activated by a living player. They are only usable by Ghost Characters as a means of resurrection via haunting. A single Touch Stone can be used more than once by different players, regenerating quickly after use. Every resurrection produces Marble and Nightmare Fuel. However, each player can only use any single Touch Stone once; haunting it again will do nothing. Players can tell which Touch Stones they have and haven't used by the runes present on the Stone's surface; if the runes are glowing the Touch Stone can be used, while if the runes aren't glowing the Touch Stone has already been used.

It is advisable for other players to remain off-screen during a resurrection as the Lightning produced may strike them instead of the Touch Stone.

Shipwrecked icon Shipwrecked Edit

In Shipwrecked DLC, the Touch Stones have the same function, and differences are due to item replacements in the DLC. Instead of Pig Heads, a Touch Stone is surrounded by Wildbore Heads. Using the stone to resurrect will yield Limestone instead of Marble.

Resurrection Penalties Edit

  • HealthMeter is set to 50
  • Hunger is set to 2/3 of maximum
  • Sanity is set to 1/2 of maximum
  • Empty inventory (items can be recovered at the place of death)

Tentacle Spike Tips Edit

  • Being revived by the Touch Stone does not put any nearby Mobs to sleep.
  • Placing a Fire Pit and a chest (or two) near the Touch Stone can increase chances of survival after being resurrected. Because of the resurrection penalties, this is especially useful in Winter or Summer in RoG.
    • Useful items to stock the chest(s) or nearby include:
      • A Thermal Stone (remember that Moleworms will steal them if they are nearby)
      • A Weapon and Armor
      • Tallbird Egg or any food source that doesn't spoil easily such as nearby berry bushes
      • Healing Salves
      • Portable light such as a Miner Hat or extra resources/tools to create enough light to make it back to a base/camp. For example, a spare Axe.
      • Wetness resisting items like a Straw Hat or Umbrella for the Spring.
      • Cooling Items like a Chilled Amulet and resources for an Endothermic Fire for the Summer.
      • Overheating protection items for the Summer, Insulating items for the Winter
  • Do not leave flammable items in the wooden square around the Touch Stone. The Lightning that strikes can ignite nearby items.
  • Breaking down the Pig Heads near a Touch Stone is an easy way to get Pig Skin.
  • Placing a Meat Effigy next to a Touch Stone might save the Touch Stone to be used at a later time.

Placeholder Trivia Edit

Blueprint GalleryEdit

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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