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Potato Plant

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Potato Plant
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Entity ID
Entity ID
Categories Plants
Item Group Resources
Used to place

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Activity Level Time
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Max Stack 0
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Base Price

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Power Attack Multiplier
Multiplier: Headshot
Explosive Radius (Entity)
Body-part disable chance (base)
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Range Max
Range Effective
Critical Chance
Attacks/Fire rate
Attacks/Fire rate / 60
Muzzle Flash
Shot Volume
Hip Accuracy
Aim Accuracy
Unholster time
Reload Speed
Stamina Usage
Block Damage
Power Attack Multiplier
Explosive Radius (Block)
Multiplier: cloth
Multiplier: friable
Multiplier: wood
Multiplier: glass
Multiplier: stone
Multiplier: concrete
Multiplier: metal
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Initial Experience
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Armor Rating
Effect Resists
Hypo-thermal (Cold Resist) °F, 0°C
Hyper-thermal (Heat Resist) °F, 0°C

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Effect on Stamina
Effect on Food
Effect on Water
Effect on Max Health
Food Poisoning prob. %
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Effect on Health
Effect on Stamina
Effect on Food
Effect on Water
Effect on Max Health
Food Poisoning prob. %
Other Effects

Butcher Tool
Butcher Multiplier
Butcher Damage Multiplier
Disassemble Tool
Disassemble Multiplier
Disassemble Damage Multiplier
Hoe Tool
Hoe Multiplier
Hoe Damage Multiplier
Repair Speed

Ammo Type
Requires Electrical Power

Forge Weight (oz)
Weight (lbs)
Used to forge
Burn Time
Provides Electrical Power

Other uses
Used by
Upgrades into
Used to upgrade
Used to craft
Crafting Ingredient Time

Unlocked with
Required Tools
Ingredients Used
Repaired using
Scraps into
Paper.pngScrap Paper
Cloth.pngScrap Cloth
ScrapIron.pngScrap Iron
ScrapBrass.pngScrap Brass
ScrapLead.pngScrap Lead
ScrapTungsten.pngScrap Tungsten
30pxScrap Polymers
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30pxElectrical Parts
Breaks into Potato

Seed used
Light Opacity
Growth stages
Time to grow
Used to grow
Crop produced

Farming Yes
Looting No
Loot Containers

Confirmed Alpha 17

Description[edit | edit source]

A Potato Plant is a harvest-able plant which produces Potatoes. It cannot be found growing wild, but can be grown on Fertile Dirt by planting a Potato Seed. The growth of the plant progresses through 3 stages, starting from a seedling until reaching a full size mature plant. Growth stage 1 and 2 take 60 minutes each with a mature plant taking the total time of 120 minutes to fully grow. It is not possible to harvest a Potato Plant before it has fully grown.

Cultivation[edit | edit source]

To cultivate a Potato Plant the player must first acquire an Potato Seeds or a Potato, which is then crafted into Potato Seeds, in addition to a Gardening Hoe which is used for tilling the ground before planting the seeds. You can also use a shovel to dig the ground and then place the Fertile Dirt back into the hole. As of Alpha 15, fertilizer can be used to upgrade Fertile Dirt into Fertilized Dirt, which will increase the amount of potatoes that can be harvested from 2 to 4 per seed.

Ground Preparation[edit | edit source]

A Potato Plant is grown on Fertile Dirt and if the seeds are placed upon any surface the seedling will explode after a short time. Right clicking on any Grass or Dirt area with a Gardening Hoe will allow the player to till the ground turning it into Fertile Dirt ready for use. Furthermore, if left unused, the Fertile Dirt will eventually revert back to grass allowing Tall Grass to grow.

Planting[edit | edit source]

With the seed equipped in their characters hand the player must place the cross-hair over the piece of Fertile Dirt and plant the seed using the right mouse button. Upon doing so the player will see a new Potato Plant seedling appear on the piece of Fertile Dirt. The Potato Plant is now at the start of its growth cycle.

Growth Cycle[edit | edit source]

A Potato Plant has 3 stages of growth.

Stage 1[edit | edit source]

At this stage the Potato Plant is a newly planted seedling and is represented as such by a small seedling growing from the ground.

Stage 2[edit | edit source]

Upon reaching stage 2 the Potato Plant will grow to a height of one block and will show as a juvenile plant with new shoots.

Stage 3[edit | edit source]

This is the final stage of growth for the Potato Plant and it is now ready to harvest.

Harvesting[edit | edit source]

Harvesting a Potato Plant is very simple, the player only has to move the cross-hair over the plant and the option to harvest the plant using the E key (Default) will be shown on the screen.

Recipes[edit | edit source]

Dish Crafting method Ingredients needed Health gain Stamina gain Fullness gain Hydration gain Wellness Smell
Potato none 1x Potato 0 0 2 0 0 no
Baked Potato Cooking Grill on a Camp Fire 1x Potato 0 0 4 0 0 yes
Vegetable Stew Cooking Pot on a Camp Fire 1x Bottled Water, 1x Ear of Corn, 1x Potato, 1x Mushroom 5 0 7 0 0.1 yes
Meat Stew Cooking Pot on a Camp Fire 1x Bottled Water, 1x Raw Meat, 1x Ear of Corn, 1x Potato 3 0 20 0 1.6 yes

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Potato Plant must have sunlight to grow.
  • Potato Plant can be grown only on Fertile Dirt
  • Potatos can be eaten raw for a small boost to Fullness