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Ice Box
Ice Box Build
Crafting Boards ×1 Gears ×1 Gold Nugget ×2
Tab Icon Food
Tier Alchemy Engine
DebugSpawn "icebox"

Ice Box
Ice Box Build
Crafting Cut Stone ×1 Gears ×1 Gold Nugget ×2
Tab Icon Food
Tier Alchemy Engine
DebugSpawn "icebox"

It's as cold as my heart.

Wendy

The Ice Box is a Food Tab structure used to store and preserve Food, reducing spoilage rate by 50% (so edible items stored in an Ice Box will last twice as long before spoiling). It requires 2 Gold Nuggets, 1 Gears, and 1 Boards to craft and an Alchemy Engine to prototype.

Like a Chest, the Ice Box can hold up to 9 items or stacks of food type items. It cannot, however, contain the never spoiling types of food such as Mandrakes or Tallbird Eggs.

When demolished by a Hammer or other means, it returns one Gear, Gold Nugget, and Board, along with any items stored in it.

It is possible to find an Ice Box trap. If the Chest next to the Ice Box is opened, Winter will immediately begin. The player can safely demolish the Ice Box for its components, but demolishing the Chest with a Hammer still triggers Winter immediately. If Winter was already in progress, the progress will extend as if it were already around the first day of Winter.

Reign of Giants iconReign of GiantsEdit

With the Reign of Giants DLC active, Ice, Ice Cubes and Fashion Melons can be stored indefinitely in an Ice Box, Thermal Stones can be chilled if stored, and Ice Boxes become renewable due to the 1% chance of Gears dropping from Tumbleweeds. Crafting an Ice Box also costs one Cut Stone instead of Boards.

There is also a version of the Ice Box trap that starts Summer instead of Winter. It's distinguishable from the Winter one since it only spawns in a Desert Biome. Unlike the Winter trap, opening or hammering the Ice Box or the Chest will start Summer.

Shipwrecked iconShipwreckedEdit

In Shipwrecked DLC, Ice Box can become flooded by Flooding. Flooded ice box does not slow down the food spoilage rate although it can still be used as storage.

Icon Tools UsageEdit

The following items can be placed in an Ice Box:

As food spoils faster in Summer in Reign of Giants, it is recommended players put their food in the Ice Box to slow down the spoiling rate of food and help preserve food for Winter.

PrototypeTips Edit

  • Because destroying an Ice Box returns 100% of Gears used in crafting, extra Gears can safely be used in crafting Ice Boxes without fear of losing non-renewable resources.
  • Gold in SW, while renewable, is difficult to renew consistently. Thus, it may be more of an issue to hammer down an Ice Box. Warly can make many Chef Pouches to negate this problem.

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(SaddleWar Saddle Don't Starve Together icon) (Machete (Luxury Machete) Shipwrecked icon)
Light CampfireFire PitTorchMiner HatPumpkin LanternLantern
(Endothermic FireEndothermic Fire PitMoggles Reign of Giants icon) (Willow's Lighter Don't Starve Together icon) (ChimineaBottle LanternObsidian Fire Pit Shipwrecked icon)
Nautical Shipwrecked icon Lucky HatThe 'Sea Legs'SurfboardLog RaftRaftRow BoatCargo BoatArmoured BoatBoat Repair KitThatch SailCloth SailSnakeskin SailFeather Lite SailBoat TorchBoat LanternBoat CannonSea TrapTrawl NetSpyglassCaptain HatPirate HatLife JacketBuoy
Survival Bird TrapTrapCompassBackpackPiggybackThermal StoneHealing SalveHoney PoulticeStraw RollFur RollTentUmbrellaBug NetFishing Rod
(Pretty ParasolLuxury Fan Insulated PackSiesta Lean-to Reign of Giants icon) (Telltale HeartBooster ShotWater BalloonWhirly FanBernie Don't Starve Together icon) (Silly Monkey BallTropical ParasolAnti VenomThatch PackPalm Leaf HutTropical FanSea SackDoydoy Nest Shipwrecked icon)
Food Basic FarmImproved FarmBee BoxDrying RackCrock PotIce Box
(Bucket-o-poop Reign of Giants icon) (Mussel Stick Shipwrecked icon)
Science Science MachineAlchemy EngineDivining RodThermal MeasurerRainometerGunpowderLightning Rod
(Ice FlingomaticElectrical Doodad Reign of Giants icon) (Ice Maker 3000 Shipwrecked icon)
Fight SpearHam BatGrass SuitLog SuitMarble SuitFootball HelmetSleep DartFire DartBlow DartBoomerangBee MineTooth Trap
(Battle HelmBattle SpearMorning StarWeather PainScalemail Reign of Giants icon) (Tail o' Three Cats Don't Starve Together icon) (Poison SpearSeashell SuitLimestone SuitCactus ArmourHorned HelmetPoison DartCoconadeSpear GunCutlass Supreme Shipwrecked icon)
Structures ChestSignHay WallWood WallStone WallPig HouseRabbit HutchBirdcageFlooring (CobblestonesWooden FlooringCheckerboard FlooringCarpeted Flooring) • Potted Fern
(Scaled ChestSpider Eggs Reign of Giants icon) (Directional SignMoon Rock WallScaled Flooring Don't Starve Together icon) (Limestone WallWildbore HousePrime Ape HutSand BagSand CastleDragoon Den Shipwrecked icon)
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(Old Bell Reign of Giants icon) (PiratihatitatorDripple Pipes Shipwrecked icon)
Dress Sewing KitGarlandRabbit EarmuffStraw HatBeefalo HatBeekeeper HatFeather HatBush HatWinter HatTop HatWalking CaneDapper VestBreezy VestPuffy Vest
(Fashion MelonIce CubeSummer FrestFloral ShirtCat CapRain CoatHibearnation VestRain HatEyebrella Reign of Giants icon) (Brain of ThoughtShark Tooth CrownSnakeskin HatSnakeskin JacketBlubber SuitWindbreakerParticulate PurifierSleek Hat Shipwrecked icon)
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(Joy of Volcanology Shipwrecked icon)
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