Wilson Portrait
Who would live here?


Willow Portrait
No one would care if this burned down.


Wolfgang Portrait
The house was not strong enough.


Wendy Portrait
Time has broken it down.


WX-78 Portrait


Wickerbottom Portrait
Obviously dilapidated.


Woodie Portrait
They're not the handiest.


Waxwell Portrait
They copied the pigs, but they're even less intelligent.


Wigfrid Portrait
Is this dwelling made öf fish?


Webber Portrait
Smells fishy.


Walani Portrait
I could have sworn this was an outhouse.


Warly Portrait
Fisherfolk live here. I can smell it.


Woodlegs Portrait
I don't trust 'em.


Winona Portrait
I could disassemble that.


Rundown House is a naturally occurring Structure found in a Marsh biome. Its main purpose is spawning and housing Merms. It has an appearance similar to that of a Pig House, but in a dilapidated state. It cannot be crafted by the player, making it non-renewable. Rundown Houses can hold up to four Merms and spawn a Merm every four days if any Merms are killed. Normally, only one Merm per Rundown House is outside during the day. If that Merm gets into combat or if the house is struck with a Hammer, the rest of the Merms will come out and help it fight. Also, when Dusk comes, all Merms exit their house to wander around in the vicinity.

Deconstructing a Rundown House with a Hammer yields 1-2 Rocks, 1 Board, and 1 Fish.

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In the Shipwrecked DLC, Rundown Houses are replaced by Merm Huts in Tidal Marshes. Merm Huts have a more tropical and better maintained appearance compared to Rundown Houses. When destroyed, instead of Fish, they drop Tropical Fish. Otherwise, their behavior is identical.

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  • In the single player version, hitting a Rundown House with a Hammer once will make it look like a Pig House but behave normally.

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