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Wilson Portrait
It's a clump of reeds.

Wilson, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Willow Portrait
It's a burnable clump of reeds.

Willow, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wolfgang Portrait
Is watery grass.

Wolfgang, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wendy Portrait
It's just a bunch of reeds.

Wendy, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

WX-78 Portrait
USEFUL MATERIALS DETECTED

WX-78, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wickerbottom Portrait
A group of juncaceae graminoids.

Wickerbottom, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Woodie Portrait
Reeds.

Woodie, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Waxwell Portrait
There's wind in them there willows.

Maxwell, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wagstaff Portrait
Good for paper, if it is anything like its earthly counterparts.

Wagstaff, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wigfrid Portrait
Thöse are söme hardy reeds.

Wigfrid, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Webber Portrait
Maybe we could use some of those.

Webber, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Walani Portrait
More grass. Righteous.

Walani, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Warly Portrait
A small clump of reeds.

Warly, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Woodlegs Portrait
Betcha I can whistle a tune wit' these!

Woodlegs, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wilba Portrait
'TIS STUFFS O' TH' SWAMPS

Wilba, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wormwood Portrait
Water friends

Wormwood, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wheeler Portrait
This is good. More would be better.

Wheeler, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Winona Portrait
Looks like they're hollow inside.

Winona, when examining a Reeds out of Hamlet icon world

Wilson Portrait
Aquatic reeds.

Wilson, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Willow Portrait
Can I burn it?

Willow, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wolfgang Portrait
Is pond plant.

Wolfgang, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wendy Portrait
Reeds that grow drowning in the swamps of life.

Wendy, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

WX-78 Portrait
AN ORGANIC UNIT THAT REQUIRES WATER

WX-78, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wickerbottom Portrait
I could make paper from those.

Wickerbottom, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Woodie Portrait
I could find a use for'em.

Woodie, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Waxwell Portrait
Those reeds could be cut.

Maxwell, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wagstaff Portrait
Good for paper, if it is anything like its earthly counterparts.

Wagstaff, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wigfrid Portrait
Lake reeds of hardy stock.

Wigfrid, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Webber Portrait
They're totally hollow.

Webber, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Walani Portrait
It'd be a lot of effort to go get them.

Walani, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Warly Portrait
I can think of plenty of uses for those.

Warly, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Woodlegs Portrait
Sticks aft'r me'own 'eart.

Woodlegs, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wilba Portrait
IS'T A PLANT O' THE WATER

Wilba, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wormwood Portrait
Good day, friend!

Wormwood, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world

Wheeler Portrait
Definitely going to need more of these.

Wheeler, when examining a Reeds in Hamlet icon world


Reeds are harvestable Plants typically found in Marsh Biomes. They can be harvested to receive 1 Cut Reeds. Once cut, they will need 3 days to regrow, but will not regrow during Winter.

Reeds cannot be dug up and relocated like Grass Tufts or Saplings. They are flammable and will leave behind 1 Ashes when burned. They also cannot be uprooted, such as by the Bearger.

Being found in one of the most hostile biomes in the game, harvesting Reeds is much more dangerous than most other materials, due to the Tentacles, Mosquitoes, Spiders and Merms that dwell there.

There is a Set Piece known as a "Reed Trap", which is a patch thick with Reeds, but also thick with Tentacles, trying to harvest the Reed in this trap unprepared can result in death or serious injury.

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • According to Wickerbottom, the reeds belong to the rush family Juncaceae, even though species in the family are not used to produce paper. The family Juncaceae is often confused with the sedge family Cyperaceae, which contains Cyperus papyrus (also known as Paper Reed), a plant the Ancient Egyptians used to create paper.
    • The appearance of the Reed in-game, due to its telltale flower, suggests that the plant belongs to the cattail/reedmace family Typhaceae. This family includes the genus Typha, which is also used to produce paper.

Blueprint Gallery Edit

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