Wes (Quotes)

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This page lists Quotes by Wes. When Wes examines something, he will perform random pantomimes. There are no specific actions for any one mob or item. The player can alt-click items and objects to examine them.

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  • Wes will still say "I can't do that" when attempting to do an impossible action (this is corrected in Don't Starve Together icon.png).
  • Wes's original pantomime movements were animated by Alex Savin.[1]
  • During the preview stream for A Little Rain Must Fall, developers said that Wes has an invisible bicycle, a likely reference to his cycling action.[2]
  • Additional pantomimes were added to DST for Wes's refresh update.
  • According to Rhymes with Play #279, the pantomime in which Wes waves both his hands is based on the American Sign Language (ASL) sign for applause.
  • The pantomime in which Wes puts a hand to his forehead and looks around is recycled from an animation for the Crabby Hermit Don't Starve Together icon.png.
  • Wes is the only character without an actual quote
  • In Don't Starve Together's A Little Drama and QOL update, the game files include dialogue strings for Wes's soliloquy. These are never seen normally in-game since he is coded never to access dialogue strings. The text is in French, and translates to "Are you trying to understand my thoughts? How kind of you! I am flattered. :)"


  1. Alex Savin on Tumblr: "Wes the Mime! Because he didn’t have any dialog strings in the game I animated these loop-able actions that he uses instead!" Posted on August 20, 2014.
  2. Archive of forum thread "What the Devs said during the live stream", March 11, 2013