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Mandrake
Mandrake Mob
Health 20
Walking Speed 6
Running Speed 6
Special Ability Follows the player when picked at dusk/night
Loot Mandrake
DebugSpawn "mandrake"

Mandrake / Cooked Mandrake
Raw Cooked
Inventory slot background Mandrake

Fire Pit

Inventory slot background Cooked Mandrake
HealthMeter 60 100
Hunger 75 150
Sanity 0 0
Rot Does Not Spoil Does Not Spoil
Stacks up to 40 40
DebugSpawn "mandrake" "cookedmandrake"
Dropped by Mandrake Mob

Oh shut UP, will you?

–Maxwell

A Mandrake is a very rare, passive Mob found in Grasslands and Caves. On average, only 2-5 Mandrake will spawn per world. They often spawn together in the same area, so finding one will usually result in finding them all. Mandrake can be used to make the Pan Flute. They can also be used to make Mandrake Soup in a Crock Pot.

When picked at dusk or night (or when underground), it will turn into a living Mandrake, following the player around and constantly making noise until morning, after which it will replant itself on the spot. When picked during the day, it will die instantly and can be obtained as an item. The Mandrake cannot be replanted and is unable to be fed to an "imprisoned" bird. There are also no "Mandrake Seeds" in the game, so it cannot be farmed or reproduced.

With normal damage modifiers, it takes one hit from a Spear to kill a Mandrake (any version of an Axe or Pickaxe will do the same).

Food Edit

Raw or Cooked Mandrake does not spoil. Raw Mandrake heals 60 Health and 75 Hunger when eaten, and puts the player and all nearby Mobs to sleep (until the next cycle of the day; from dusk until night, from night until daytime, from daytime until dusk).

Cooking a Mandrake will also put the player to sleep. Eating a Cooked Mandrake restores 100 Health and 150 Hunger, as well as putting the player and all nearby Mobs to sleep. Eating Mandrake Soup restores 100 Health, 150 Hunger, and 5 Sanity, but does not put the player to sleep.

Pigs, Gobblers, and Pengulls will eat Cooked Mandrakes left on the ground, putting themselves and all nearby Mobs to sleep until the start of the next day (no matter what time it is). Raw Mandrakes will not put the player to sleep. Pigs will also produce Manure (as they would with other Vegetable), if Mandrake is eaten. Gobblers will eat Mandrakes that are still planted in the ground, putting all nearby Mobs to sleep (except the player).

Behavior Edit

When picked, rooted Mandrakes will follow the player (through Wormholes as well), hopping around and making a lot of noise. Like most followers, they will back away when the player gets too close. If the Mandrake is attacked, they will run away from the player indefinitely.

Icon Tools Usage Edit

Inventory slot backgroundMandrakeFire PitInventory slot backgroundCooked MandrakeWill put the player to sleep.
Inventory slot backgroundMandrakeInventory slot background FillerInventory slot backgroundFillerInventory slot backgroundFillerCrock PotInventory slot backgroundMandrake Soup
Inventory slot backgroundCut Reeds

×5

Inventory slot background RopeInventory slot backgroundMandrakePrestihatitatorInventory slot backgroundPan Flute
Inventory slot backgroundCooked MandrakePig IconInventory slot backgroundManureWill put all nearby Mobs to sleep. Cannot be given directly.

Tips Edit

  • The Mandrake's sleep effect can be used to skip difficult times of the game (such as Winter). Mandrakes cause the player to sleep for 0.75 days when cooked and 1 day when eaten, so 3 Mandrakes will result in skipping around 5 days.

Placeholder Trivia Edit

  • Live Mandrakes can be eaten by Pengulls and Werepigs, which will still trigger the sleep effects.
  • The Mandrake (raw and cooked) is one of the few foods in the game that do not spoil, along with raw Tallbird EggGuardian's Horn, and Deerclops Eyeball. However, Mandrake Soup will spoil.
  • Ghosts will often float above Mandrakes.
  • The Mandrake is a real plant that was surrounded in myth in European folklore. Its roots can bear a vaguely human shape and was said to scream when uprooted.

Mosquito Bugs Edit

  • Even though Mandrakes are flammable, they will not turn to Ashes when killed with a Fire Dart.
  • (PC) When the player picks up a Mandrake using the Spacebar, the Mandrake can be planted again, but if the player tries to pick the Mandrake when it has been replanted, the character will start to shake out of control upon attempting and will be unable to interact with the Mandrake again.
  • (PC) Mandrakes spawned into the player's inventory can be replanted when 'dropped' on the ground.

Gold Nugget Gallery Edit

Mobs
Hostile Creatures BatiliskCave SpiderClockwork BishopClockwork RookClockwork KnightDangling Depth DwellerDepths WormFrogGuardian PigGhostShadow CreatureHound (Red HoundBlue Hound) • Killer BeeLureplantMacTuskMermMosquitoSpiderSpider WarriorSpitterTallbirdTentacle (Big TentacleBaby Tentacle) • Wee MacTusk • (Poison Birchnut TreeVarg Reign of Giants icon)
Boss Monsters Ancient GuardianDeerclopsSpider QueenTreeguard • (BeargerDragonflyMoose/Goose Reign of Giants icon)
Neutral Animals BeeBeefaloBunnyman (Beardlord) • KoalefantKrampusPengullPig (Werepig) • Rock LobsterSnurtleSlurtleSmallish TallbirdSplumonkey • (BuzzardCatcoonVolt Goat Reign of Giants icon)
Passive Animals Baby BeefaloButterflyChesterCrowGobblerMandrakeRabbit (Beardling) • RedbirdSmallbirdSnowbird • (GlommerMoleworm Reign of Giants icon)
Other AbigailCharlieMaxwellPig King
Naturally spawning world objects
Plants Berry BushCarrotCave Banana TreeCave LichenFlower (Evil Flower, Fern) • GrassLight FlowerLureplantMandrakeMushroomsMushtreePlantReedsSaplingSpiky BushTreeTotally Normal Tree
Mobs and Mob Housing BeehiveHound MoundPondPig FortressPig HousePig KingPig TorchRabbit HutchRundown HouseSlurtle MoundSpider DenSpilagmiteSplumonkey PodTallbird NestWalrus CampWorm Hole
Inanimate Ancient Pseudoscience StationAncient StatueBasaltBoulderGramaphoneGraveHarp StatueHeadstoneSuspicious Dirt PileMarble PillarMarble TreeMaxwell's DoorMaxwell StatueMaxwell's LightMerm HeadNightmare LightNightmare LockNightmare ThroneObeliskOrnate ChestPig HeadPillarsRelicSinkholeSkeletonStalagmiteTouch StoneThulecite Wall
Things Box ThingCrank ThingEye BoneMetal Potato ThingRing ThingWooden Thing
Food and other Edible Items
Meats Morsel (Cooked Morsel) • Meat (Cooked Meat) • Monster Meat (Cooked Monster Meat) • Leafy Meat (Cooked Leafy Meat) • Deerclops EyeballDrumstick (Fried Drumstick) • Fish (Cooked Fish) • Eel (Cooked Eel) • Frog Legs (Cooked Frog Legs) • Koalefant Trunk (Koalefant Trunk SteakWinter Koalefant Trunk) • Jerky (Small JerkyMonster Jerky) • Batilisk Wing (Cooked Batilisk Wing) • Guardian's Horn
Animal Drops ButterButterfly WingsEgg (Cooked EggRotten Egg) • Tallbird Egg (Fried Tallbird EggHatching Tallbird Egg) • HoneyPhlegm • (Electric MilkIce Reign of Giants icon)
Vegetables Carrot (Roasted Carrot) • Corn (Popcorn) • Eggplant (Braised Eggplant) • FoliageGlow BerryLichenMandrake (Cooked Mandrake) • Pumpkin (Hot Pumpkin) • Red Mushroom (Cooked Red Cap) • Green Mushroom (Cooked Green Cap) • Blue Mushroom (Cooked Blue Cap) • Petals (Dark Petals) • (Cactus Flesh (Cooked Cactus Flesh) • Cactus FlowerReign of Giants icon)
Fruits Berries (Roasted Berries) • Dragon Fruit (Prepared Dragon Fruit) • Durian (Extra Smelly Durian) • Pomegranate (Sliced Pomegranate) • Cave Banana (Cooked Banana) • (Watermelon (Grilled Watermelon) Reign of Giants icon)
Crock Pot Bacon and EggsButter MuffinDragonpieFish TacosFishsticksFroggle BunwichFist Full of JamFruit MedleyHoney HamHoney NuggetsKabobsMandrake SoupMeatballsMeaty StewMonster LasagnaPierogiPowdercakePumpkin CookiesRatatouilleStuffed EggplantTaffyTurkey DinnerUnagiWafflesWet Goop • (Flower SaladGuacamoleIce CreamMelonsicleSpicy ChiliTrail Mix Reign of Giants icon)
Other RotRotten EggPhlegmSeeds (Toasted SeedsCrop Seeds) • (Birchnut (Roasted Birchnut) Reign of Giants icon)

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