How to Get Moss in Stardew Valley 1.6
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How to Get Moss in Stardew Valley 1.6

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

Welcome to the world of Stardew Valley, where moss is a valuable resource for crafting essential items like the deluxe worm bin and mushroom log. But finding moss can be tricky at first, so let me guide you on how to get your hands on this valuable material in Stardew Valley.

In Stardew Valley, you can find moss on trees during any season except Winter. Look out for trees with a distinct green, mossy texture along their trunks - these are the trees that have moss on them. Once you spot a mossy tree, simply use an axe or scythe to harvest one to two pieces of moss.

Mossy trees are commonly found throughout the map, including areas like Cindersap, the Secret Forest, and even on your own farm. Keep an eye out for them as you explore Pelican Town, the quarry, and the various forests in the game to quickly gather moss.

Now, why do you need moss? Moss is a key ingredient in crafting recipes such as the deluxe worm bin and mushroom log. The deluxe worm bin, which enhances your fishing experience by providing better bait, requires 30 moss in addition to a regular worm bin. The mushroom log, which yields mushrooms occasionally, needs moss and ten hardwood to craft. Placing these items near wild trees can maximize their effectiveness, so consider crafting them for your tree-filled areas.

Additionally, you can use moss to cook moss soup in Stardew Valley. This hearty dish requires 20 pieces of moss and restores 70 energy and 31 health, making it a valuable resource for cave exploration, especially in the early stages of the game.

For more advanced players, consider using moss to create the Statue of Blessings after unlocking farming mastery. This structure requires 333 moss, along with stacks of sap, fiber, and stone. It may take some time to gather this amount of moss, so be patient and diligent in harvesting trees.

One special event in Stardew Valley that can help you gather moss more efficiently is the green rain during Summer. Keep an eye out for this exclusive event, indicated by your TV's weather report and in-game notifications. The green rain promotes the growth of moss on trees and spawns bushes that drop moss and fiber. Seize this opportunity to collect as much moss as you can by using your scythe on mossy trees and clearing fiber bushes.

Remember to take full advantage of the green rain event, as the unusual plants and overgrown trees return to normal the next day. If you have a significant number of trees on your farm or in surrounding areas like Cindersap Forest, the green rain event is a fantastic opportunity to stock up on moss quickly.


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