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Wilson Portrait
A light aflight.


Willow Portrait
Looks slimy.


Wolfgang Portrait
Is light bug.


Wendy Portrait
A small light in a dark world.


WX-78 Portrait


Wickerbottom Portrait
A bioluminescent insecta.


Woodie Portrait
Thanks for lightin' the way, buddy.


Waxwell Portrait
Disgusting, but helpful.


Wagstaff Portrait
The luminous oculus on this pterygota is inspiring!


Wigfrid Portrait
Fly free, small friend.


Webber Portrait
A nice bug.


Walani Portrait
I could lay down and watch them all day.


Warly Portrait
Light the way, mon amie.


Woodlegs Portrait
A fly'o'glow!


Wilba Portrait


Wormwood Portrait
Bzzter with bright peepers


Wheeler Portrait
A flyer and a glower. My new best friend.


A Glowfly is a passive Mob exclusive to the Hamlet DLC. It spawns from Exotic Flowers. It emits a small radius of light around itself.

Glowflies have a 10% chance to drop a Light Bulb when killed. Glowflies can be caught using a Bug Net, turning it into an inventory item much like Bees. Murdering the item form places one Light Bulb in the inventory. Effectively, at the cost of using a Bug Net, a 100% drop chance for a Light Bulb can be guaranteed.

They are affected by a Bug B'Gone and will die if they touch the Noxious Cloud.

Unlike most other living creatures that can be kept in the inventory, Glowflies in item form do not have a starvation timer and can be stored forever. Like Rabbits, their item form does not stack, requiring an inventory space per Glowfly.

Glowflies are considered innocent creatures. Killing one increases the player's naughtiness by one point, potentially causing Krampus to spawn.

Brain Behavior Edit

Glowflies wander around aimlessly, very often turning to fly in another random direction. They appear to flee from players within a close proximity.

Glowflies have a limited lifespan; they despawn if the player moves too far away. Likewise, they can only spawn near the player.

Monsters may target Glowflies if they normally attack other creatures, such as Snaptooths and Rabid Beetles, the mature form of the Glowfly.

Life Cycle Edit

Towards the end of the Temperate Season, Glowflies start spawning in vastly increased amounts. Usually, this behavior lasts for one to two days. After that, at a certain point, all Glowflies on screen will drop on the ground and form Glowfly Cocoons.

Additionally, Great Leafy Stalks have a chance to spawn Glowfly Cocoons around them. They will do so regardless of the player's proximity to them, similarly to Puddles.

Glowfly Cocoons can be attacked. Killing them has a 10% chance to drop a Light Bulb.

After about a day's time, Glowfly Cocoons hatch into Rabid Beetles.

Rabid Beetle Edit

Wilson Portrait
Looks deranged.

Wilson, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Willow Portrait
What're you so mad about?

Willow, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wolfgang Portrait
Wolfgang will stomp bad beetle!

Wolfgang, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wendy Portrait
As rabid as death itself.

Wendy, when examining a Rabid Beetle

WX-78 Portrait

WX-78, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wickerbottom Portrait
Certainly species I know of!

Wickerbottom, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Woodie Portrait
Seems mighty angry.

Woodie, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Waxwell Portrait
What is he all worked up about?

Maxwell, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wagstaff Portrait
Evidently, it acquires facial hair when it matures.

Wagstaff, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wigfrid Portrait
Evil beast. Yöu have met yöur match!

Wigfrid, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Webber Portrait
That guy's got a lot of energy!

Webber, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Walani Portrait
Dude, you need to chill!

Walani, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Warly Portrait
It is like me when I am hungry.

Warly, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Woodlegs Portrait
An ornery buggie.

Woodlegs, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wilba Portrait

Wilba, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wormwood Portrait
Why so mad, Bzzter?

Wormwood, when examining a Rabid Beetle

Wheeler Portrait
Probably just agitated because it can't fly well.

Wheeler, when examining a Rabid Beetle

A Rabid Beetle is a hostile Mob exclusive to the Hamlet DLC. It spawns from Glowfly Cocoons after a few days.

Rabid Beetles have a 10% chance to drop a Light Bulb, and a 20% chance to drop a Chitin on death. Unlike Glowflies, they cannot be caught with a Bug Net; instead, a Trap will catch them. Doing so grants a guaranteed Light Bulb and a 60% chance to drop a Chitin.

They are affected by a Bug B'Gone and will die if they touch the Noxious Cloud.

Brain Behavior Edit

Unlike the larva Glowfly, the mature Rabid Beetle is aggressive. It will attack any other creature or player on sight, except its own kind. The Rabid Beetle will cry out, signaling it has found a target and will proceed to attack.

Rabid Beetles can eat any meat items left on the ground.

After hatching, they have a lifespan of about one day.

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • The Rabid Beetle appears to be visually inspired by the Coccinellidae, also known as a ladybug or ladybird. The tuft of blonde hair may also be a reference to this nickname.
  • If one looks closely, they can see that the "tongue" of a Rabid Beetle is in fact a Glowfly's tail.

Mosquito BugsEdit

  • Glowfly Cocoons not formed by Great Leafy Stalks still count as Glowflies, meaning that they can be caught with a Bug Net, and moving too far away causes them to despawn.

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