Wilson Portrait
An ancient and mysterious structure.


Willow Portrait
Oooo! An afterlife intercom.


Wolfgang Portrait
Is nasty, creepy altar.


Wendy Portrait
It is full of the echoes of the dead.


WX-78 Portrait


Wickerbottom Portrait
A monument to some long dead god.


Woodie Portrait
There's axe marks on these altar stones.


Waxwell Portrait
Where are their gods now?


Wagstaff Portrait
It reveals an entirely new branch of science!


Wigfrid Portrait
These crafts had better be gööd.


Webber Portrait
Old and full of mysteries.


Walani Portrait
This is giving me major jeepers.


Warly Portrait
A structure from antiquity.


Woodlegs Portrait
A statue from ye old times.


Wilba Portrait


Wormwood Portrait
Makes more things!


Wheeler Portrait
Looks like an ancient knowledge kind of thing.


Winona Portrait
Some incredible stuff could be assembled here.


Wortox Portrait
A fun place to do some naughty magic.


Wurt Portrait
Look real old.


Walter Portrait
Do you think aliens helped them make it?


An Ancient Pseudoscience Station is a Crafting Structure found only in the Ruins. It gives access to the Ancient Crafting Tab and emits enough light to protect from Charlie when nearby.

When struck with a Hammer, being fully repaired or being destroyed, lightning will strike the player and the station will either drop loot or spawn enemies (see the table below). Upon destruction it also drops 2 Thulecite, 1 Nightmare Fuel with a 50% chance, 1 Frazzled Wires with a 50% chance and 1 Rocks with a 50% chance.

A fully repaired Ancient Pseudoscience Station will be completely destroyed after 10 hits from a Hammer, causing 11 lightning strikes and drops. Thulecite can be used to repair a damaged station, with one Thulecite / six Thulecite Fragments repairing 1.5 Hammer swings worth of damage. Broken stations can be found naturally in the Ruins with only 1 hit left, and players can repair them of 9 hits (6 Thulecite) to obtain a fully repaired Station. The last stage of repair causes a lightning strike.

When slightly damaged, broken Ancient Pseudoscience Stations have half the available recipes (7 instead of 14), but will still emit light.

Don't Starve Together icon Don't Starve TogetherEdit

In Don't Starve Together, killing the Ancient Fuelweaver will cause all the Broken and Repaired Ancient Pseudoscience Stations to respawn.

Ancient Pseudoscience Station Crafting Recipes Edit

A Broken Ancient Pseudoscience Station offers 7 Ancient Crafting recipes (half that of a fully repaired station):

A fully repaired Ancient Pseudoscience Station offers 14 Ancient Crafting recipes (including the 7 listed above):

Hammer Item Drops Edit

Possible result after a hammer strike:

Chance (Each) Result
0.056% Marble SuitNight ArmorSnurtle Shell Armor
0.11% Meat EffigyIce StaffFire StaffTelelocator StaffThe Lazy ExplorerDeconstruction StaffStar Caller's StaffLife Giving AmuletChilled AmuletNightmare AmuletThe Lazy ForagerConstruction AmuletMagiluminescenceThulecite
0.56% Red GemBlue GemOrange GemGreen GemPurple Gem
1.1% Dwarf Star, (+25 Health Meter Don't Starve icon), (-10 Health Meter Don't Starve icon)
11.2% Gears, Trinkets×4, Splumonkey×2-4, Batilisk×5, Cave Spider×2, Spitter×2
12.3% Crawling Horror Terrorbeak

Prototype Tips Edit

  • Lightning Rods placed nearby will divert any lightning strikes.
  • It is possible to keep destroying/repairing a station for the purpose of farming items, but enemies have a much higher chance to spawn than any of the loot.
  • A naturally occurring fully operational Ancient Pseudoscience Station will typically have more Ancient Clockwork enemies guarding it, along with two Nightmare Lights beside it.

Blueprint GalleryEdit

Naturally spawning world objects
Plants Berry BushCarrotCave Banana TreeCave LichenEvergreenFlower (Evil FlowerFern) • GrassLight FlowerLureplantMandrakeMushroomsMushtreePlantReedsSaplingSpiky BushTotally Normal Tree
(Birchnut TreeCactusTumbleweed Reign of Giants icon) (Ash TreeBamboo PatchCoffee PlantElephant CactusJungle TreeMangrove TreePalm TreeRegular Jungle TreeSeaweed PlantSweet PotatoViney Bush Shipwrecked icon) (AloeAsparagusBrambleBramble BloomClaw Palm TreeCocooned TreeExotic FlowerHedgeIntricate TopiaryLawn DecorationLotus PlantNettle VineRainforest TreeTall GrassTea TreeTuber Tree Hamlet icon) (Bull KelpJuicy Berry BushLune TreeSporecapStone Fruit BushSucculentTwiggy Tree Don't Starve Together icon)
Mobs and Mob Housing BeehiveHound MoundMermhousePondPig HousePig KingPig TorchRabbit HoleRabbit HutchSlurtle MoundSpider DenSpilagmiteSplumonkey PodTallbird NestWalrus CampWorm Hole
(BurrowHollow Stump Reign of Giants icon) (Ballphin PalaceCrabbit DenDragoon DenDragoon EggFishermerm's HutMerm HutPrime Ape HutSharkitten DenShoalTidal PoolWildbore HouseWobster DenYaarctopus Shipwrecked icon) (Dung PileGnat MoundLily PadMandrake HillMant HillOminous CarvingThundernestTown HouseWatch Tower Hamlet icon) (AntlionBat CaveGigantic BeehiveMagmaShattered Spider Hole Don't Starve Together icon)
Resources Ancient StatueBonesBoulderFlotsamGraveHarp StatueMarble PillarMarble TreeMaxwell StatueMerm HeadPig HeadRelicSinkholeSkeletonStalagmite
(Mini Glacier Reign of Giants icon) (Brainy SproutCharcoal BoulderCoral ReefCrateDebrisLava PoolLimpet RockMagma PileMussel BedObsidian BoulderPoisonous HoleSandy PileTar SlickWatery GraveWildbore HeadWreck Shipwrecked icon) (Artichoke BoulderA Smashing PotBasalt EruptionCrashed BalloonHot Air BalloonRuined SculpturesStalacmite ThroneStone SlabWeathered ObjectsWicker Basket Hamlet icon) (Cave HoleDriftwoodLakeMarble SculpturesMeteor BoulderMoon GlassPetrified TreeSea Bones Don't Starve Together icon)
Inanimate Ancient Pseudoscience StationBasaltCompromising StatueGramaphoneHeadstoneMarble PillarMaxwell's DoorMaxwell's LightNightmare LightNightmare LockNightmare ThroneObeliskOrnate ChestPillarsSunken BoatSuspicious Dirt PileTouch StoneThulecite Wall
(Glommer's Statue Reign of Giants icon) (Electric IsoscelesGunpowder BarrelKrissureLimestone WallObsidian WorkbenchSteamer TrunkSeaworthySlot MachineSuspicious BubblesVolcanoVolcano Altar of SnackrificeWoodlegs' CageX Marks the Spot Shipwrecked icon) (Ancient WallCave CleftCrumbling BrazierFountain of YouthRoyal Gallery ExhibitRuinous EntranceSecret Bandit CampSpooky HoleStriking CarvingStriking StatueSuspicious CrackUnimportant PillarWall BrazierWishing Well Hamlet icon) (Ancient ChestAncient GatewayAncient MuralAncient ObeliskAnenemyCelestial FissureFlorid PosternHot SpringInviting FormationLoot StashMoon StoneRock DenSalt FormationSea StackStagehandSuspicious MarbleSuspicious Moonrock Don't Starve Together icon)
Items Box ThingCrank ThingEye BoneMetal Potato ThingRing ThingWooden Thing
(FishboneGrassy ThingRawlingRing ThingScrew ThingWooden Platform ThingWooden Potato Thing Shipwrecked icon) (Iron ThingLever ThingRegal ScepterRelic ThingRock ThingStone EggStone Thing Hamlet icon) (Celestial Altar PiecesStar-Sky Don't Starve Together icon)
The Gorge Don't Starve Together icon Mealing StoneSalt PondSpotty ShrubSugarwood TreeThe Altar of Gnaw
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