Dust Sprite is a Susuwatari-inspired enemy in Stardew Valley. This creature can bounce off walls, granting it a faster speed compared to other similar mine critters. Initially encountered in the Frozen Earth sections of the underground levels, as the story unfolds and your character levels up, you’ll have more opportunities to battle these spirits and collect their primary loot: Coal. This guide provides directions on where to locate Dust Sprites and offers helpful tips for efficient farming.
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Dust Sprites Location
Dust Sprites can be found in the Mines, particularly from the Frozen Earth Floor 41 down to Floor 79, where the likelihood of encountering these mythical spirits increases.
Access to the Mines is restricted until the 5th Day of Spring in the first year. To encounter Dust Sprites, progress through the story until this milestone. Following the receipt of a letter, you gain the ability to explore underground levels and, in turn, locate Dust Sprites.
How to Farm Dust Sprites
In Stardew Valley, exiting the Mines resets the enemies. So, if you want to farm Dust Sprites, clear Floors 41 to 79, return to the entrance, and repeat the process. This method is commonly employed to gather additional Coal since Dust Sprites have a 50% chance of dropping this resource.
As the game progresses, there comes a point where players need to farm 500 Dust Sprites to fulfill the Monster Eradication Goal at the Adventurer’s Guild. This goal can be accomplished using the same farming method.
How to Defeat Dust Sprites
Killing Dust Sprites is straightforward: Corner them against a wall and hit them with a mid-range weapon. The Bone Sword is an excellent option, as it can take out multiple Sprites with a strike or two. However, if you’re looking to one-shot these creatures, the Obsidian Edge is an even better choice.
Trapping Dust Sprites in a corner before attacking them is the ideal strategy. This minimizes the likelihood of them bouncing off walls and escaping. Additionally, it enables you to strike multiple spirits with each swing.
Tips for Finding More Dust Sprites
To increase your Dust Sprite encounters, wear the Monster Musk. This exotic item doubles the chances of finding Sprites in the Mines for ten minutes. If you’re trying to farm Coal by killing Dust Sprites, equip the Burglar’s Ring. This ring maximizes the loot dropped by each enemy, increasing the chances of obtaining additional Coal through Sprite eradication.
You must kill 500 Dust Sprites to obtain the Burglar’s Ring.
- February 26, 2016
- Local Multiplayer , Online Multiplayer
- How Long To Beat
- 53 Hours
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