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Living Log
Inventory slot background Living Log
Fuel Value 90/45 sec
Dropped by Treeguard, Totally Normal Tree (Axe),
Poison Birchnut Tree Reign of Giants icon,
Palm Treeguard Shipwrecked icon, Regular Jungle Tree (Axe) Shipwrecked icon
Stacks up to 20
DebugSpawn "livinglog"
It looks worried.

Wilson

Living Logs are items that are dropped by deceased Treeguards, Poison Birchnut Trees (Reign of Giants only) and Palm Treeguards (Shipwrecked only). They can also be obtained by chopping down Totally Normal Trees and Regular Jungle Trees (Shipwrecked only). They are used to craft several magic items, including a Shadow Manipulator, and can also be used as fuel for a fire. Living Logs will scream when burned on a fire and when eaten by the were-beaver form of Woodie, though this has no effect on gameplay.

GatheringEdit

Treeguards are powerful monsters and are difficult to take down. To more efficiently gather Living Logs, Treeguards can be enticed to fight other creatures such as Pigs, Tentacles, and Merms, who can wear down their incredible health. The player may also try a field of Tooth Traps, which aren't hard to lay down before the Treeguard catches up. If there is no other way, Treeguards can be kited fairly easily because of their low speed. It's possible to hit a Treeguard four times before it has a chance to strike back. There's a large sanity drain for doing this, and an unarmored player can be killed within a few hits if careless.

Totally Normal Trees give Living Logs, too. It's safer and less time-consuming, but unlike Treeguards, Totally Normal Trees aren't renewable.

In the Reign Of Giants DLC, Poison Birchnut Trees are another reliable source of Living Logs, especially since, unlike Treeguards, their chance to spawn goes higher as the days pass. It's best to chop Birchnut trees to get the attention of Poison Birchnut Trees during Autumn, since more Birchnuts are dropped by Birchnut Trees in Autumn. However, Poison Birchnut Trees must be chopped, unlike the Treeguards, who can be attacked by weapons. Their Birchnutters spawned by the tree, as well as the tree's root attacks are a constant pest whilst attempting to chop them. Most mobs cannot "chop" the Poison Birchnut tree, thus making kiting them into mobs an inefficient way to kill them. Another disadvantage is they drop fewer Living Logs than Treeguards and Totally Normal Trees, though a Poison Birchnut Tree's potential for abundance makes up for that.

TabTools UsageEdit

A Living Log may be used to repair a Wood Wall. This works in a similar fashion to using a standard log, except that the Living Log repairs three times the wall health of a standard log.

A Living Log can be used to fuel a fire, but due to the difficulty in obtaining, this is not recommended.

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Placeholder TriviaEdit

Resources
Pickable without tools Cut GrassTwigsCut ReedsPetals • (SeashellDubloons Shipwrecked icon)
Obtained using Axe LogLiving LogCharcoal • (Palm Leaf Shipwrecked icon)
Obtained using Pickaxe StoneFlintGoldNitreGems • (CharcoalCoral Shipwrecked icon)
Obtained using Shovel (StoneFlintGoldNitreGemsSand Shipwrecked icon)
Obtained using Machete Shipwrecked icon VineBamboo
Obtained by trading GoldGems • (Dubloons Shipwrecked icon)
Obtained by other methods (Obsidian Shipwrecked icon)
Items dropped by Mobs
Loot AshesAzure FeatherBatilisk WingBeard HairBeefalo HornBlow DartBlue GemBunny PuffButterButterfly WingsCharcoalCrimson FeatherDeerclops EyeballDrumstickFleshy BulbFlintFrog LegsGearsGuardian's HornGlow BerryHoneyHound's ToothJet FeatherKrampus SackLight BulbLiving LogMandrakeMeatMonster MeatMorselMosquito SackNightmare FuelOrnate ChestPig SkinPurple GemRed GemRocksSilkSlurtle SlimeSlurper PeltSpider EggsSpider GlandShelmetSnurtle Shell ArmourSpiderhatStingerTam o' ShanterTentacle SpikeTentacle SpotsThulecite FragmentsWalrus Tusk
(Cat TailDown FeatherElectric MilkGlommer's GoopGlommer's WingsScalesThick FurVolt Goat Horn Reign of Giants icon) (Fur TuftLavae EggPhlegmSteel Wool Don't Starve Together icon) (BananaBlubberBooty BagCoconutChest of the DepthsDragoon HeartDubloonsEmpty BottleEye of the Tiger SharkEyeshotFish MorselHarpoonHornIron KeyMagic SealObsidianRaw FishTropical FishShark FinShark GillsSnakeskinSnake OilTurbine BladesVenom GlandYellow Mosquito Sack Shipwrecked icon)
Indirect BeeBeefalo WoolButterflyCrowFirefliesGold NuggetGuanoManureRedbirdSeedsSnowbirdRabbitMosquito
(Moleworm Reign of Giants icon) (BioluminescenceCrabbitDogfishJellyfishParrotParrot PirateSeagullSwordfishToucanWobster Shipwrecked icon)

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