Moose/Goose Egg/DST

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Ride the lightning, you big egg.


The Moose/Goose Egg is an object in the Reign of Giants DLC. During Spring, Moose/Goose will wander off to lay an egg. The egg radiates electricity and can be struck with a Hammer 4 times to cause it to hatch, otherwise if the Moose/Goose is left alone, it will hatch on its own. Each strike with the Hammer deals 10 damage to the player. A Weather Pain can be used to hatch the egg from a distance without taking damage. 5 Moslings will hatch from the egg and attack if the player gets too close.

Once the Egg hatches, the small nest will remain behind, giving Moose/Goose the possibility to lay another Egg. At the end of Spring, both the egg and the nest will despawn.

In Don't Starve Together, there will be a set amount of nesting sites during World Generation. In Spring, up to 50% (or 0%, 25%, 75%, and 100% of them respectively) will have an egg in them. When the Moslings are attacked, the Moose/Goose will spawn to defend the Moslings. The Set Piece they spawn in will usually have Berry Bushes, Birchnut Trees, and a circle of sticks. Base building should be avoided near the area, as the Moose Goose will break walls and the moslings will eat food from crockpots, drying racks, bushes, etc.

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  • The egg will randomly alternate between being called a "Moose Egg" and a "Goose Egg".

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  • Occasionally, the Moose/Goose will spawn, and no egg will spawn, even if left alone for days.
  • Spawning in this item spawns an empty nest. To fix this, you need to add the 'InitEgg()' variable to the end. Eg: 'c_spawn("mooseegg"):InitEgg()'
  • Occasionally a Moose/Goose egg that did not hatch while the Moose/Goose was still alive will remain in place, unhatched through all the seasons. Using wormholes, moving many screens away or relogging will not cause the egg to hatch or despawn.
  • Dying by hammering the egg will result in the morgue listing the death as "Shenanigans".

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