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The magic of this structure ebbs in predictable cycles.


The Moon Stone is a naturally spawning object in Don't Starve Together, introduced in A New Reign. It can usually be found in its own Set Piece in a dense Evergreen forest surrounded by several Suspicious Moonrocks, Moon Rubble and Fireflies. It can be damaged, but not completely destroyed, and is not flammable.

After the Moon Stone has been repaired with a few Moon Rocks, it can be used to turn a Star Caller's Staff into a Moon Caller's Staff. At Full Moon, a beam of light shoots out from the Staff and begins the transformation. Hounds and Werepigs that are within 30 units of the Moon Stone will attack the Moon Stone. Additional Hounds and Werepigs will spawn, and they will also attack the Moon Stone, damaging it. When the process ends, either by the Moon Stone being in its fully damaged state or successfully transforming the Staff, all remaining monsters will turn into Suspicious Moonrocks. A successful transformation will take 1 minute (2 day segments), making it possible to transform several or no staves, depending on the night's length.

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Now it will never decay...


Moon Rubble appears scattered around the Moon Stone set piece and is formed out of petrified Flowers, Birds, Spiders and Rabbits, all in different states of crumbling. It can be mined with a Pickaxe, destroying it immediately and yielding nothing.

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  • A Moon Stone with a Moon Caller's Staff (either transformed or later given by a player) will emit light and drain heat around itself, therefore acting as a permanent stationary Polar Light. This does not consume the staff's durability, making the Moon Stone a good location for a summer base.
  • Because none of the spawned mobs are capable of smashing breakable objects, the transformation can be carried out without combat if access to the stone is blocked with densely place-able objects (e.g. Mushroom Lights or End Tables), carry-able obstacles (Antlion's cave-in boulders, Suspicious Marble), or a combination of cheap structures (e.g. a Sign) and Walls. Care should be taken, though, as with a high number of mobs walking into the obstacles, one or more may eventually be pushed through.

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Moon Stone Event Theme

  • The Moon Stone event triggers its own music, hearable by all players involved.
  • Moon Stone and Moon Rubble were added in the A Little Fixer Upper update.
  • The Moon stone actually accepts any of the staves with a gem, but only the star and moon-caller's staves have any effect.
  • If a hat is placed upon a Pig and it becomes a Werepig, the hat will disappear once the Moon Stone event is triggered.
  • One type of Moon Rubble resembles a Koalefant's foot, which may imply the rest of the creature's body was not petrified.

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