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Wilson Portrait
How many licks does it take to get to the center?

Wilson

Willow Portrait
It's a big block of slobbery salt.

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Heh heh. Hair cow has funny tongue!

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
The beasts crave it...

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
FLESHLINGS RUB THEIR FILTHY TONGUE-STUMPS ON IT

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
A cube of sodium chloride to lure wild beasts.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
My mouth's dry just looking at it.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
So salty.

Maxwell

Wagstaff Portrait
A cube of sodium to placate my domesticated bovine.

Wagstaff

Wigfrid Portrait
Minerals, not meat.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
We really regret licking it. Blech.

Webber

Walani Portrait
Salt makes everything taste better. Even salt.

Walani

Warly Portrait
Too salty.

Warly

Woodlegs Portrait
Saltier than ol' Woodlegs.

Woodlegs

Wilba Portrait
'TIS BIG BLOCK O' SALT

Wilba

Wormwood Portrait
Lick rock. For Shaggy Buddy

Wormwood

Wheeler Portrait
Swell. It's a big lump of salt.

Wheeler

Winona Portrait
Keeps livestock nice and docile.

Winona

Wortox Portrait
I've been told I don't make a lick of sense.

Wortox

Wurt Portrait
What you mean, "only for beefalo"?

Wurt

The Salt Lick is a Structure found in the Tools Tab. It requires 2 Boards and 4 Nitre to craft and an Alchemy Engine to prototype. When built, it attracts Beefalo and Koalefants from 30 tile radius. When near the Salt Lick these animals will take licks from it until it is depleted. While Beefalo keep licking it, their domestication level will not reduce over time.

Each Beefalo will take 8 licks per Day, while each Koalefant takes 16.

Gift Icon Downloadable ContentEdit

In the Reign of Giants DLC, the Salt Lick also attracts Volt Goat. Each Volt Goat takes 6 licks per day.

Don't Starve Together icon Don't Starve Together Edit

In Don't Starve Together, the Salt Lick also attracts No-Eyed Deer. Each No-Eyed Deer takes ? licks per day.

Prototype TipsEdit

  • Volt Goats, No-Eyed Deer and Koalefants cannot be domesticated and they do not have obedience. Keeping them around a Salt Lick would only waste the uses of the structure with no benefits.
  • The Salt Lick does not prevent the Beefalo from throwing off their Saddles. The Beefalo can be "parked" close to a Salt Lick after removing the Saddle with a Saddlehorn, preserving both the Saddle durability and Beefalo's level of domestication.

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • The Salt Lick was first introduced to Don't Starve Together. It was later added to Don't Starve in the Quality of Life update.
  • Salt Licks are considered to be part of A New Reign, even though they were introduced before the official start of the beta branch.
  • Salt licks are real-life tools used particularly in zoos to give the ungulates all the minerals they normally obtain from mineral swamps.

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