Domesticated Bee

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"Decades of extensive breeding by careless apiarists have resulted in a species entirely unsuited to the Archipelago. Rather than allow them to suffer, many kind families adopt them as house pets."

The Domesticated Bee is a Tier 3 species found by cross-breeding.

It is unique in the fact it's cross-breeding criteria relies on placed Walls nearby.

Apis Domesticas

Domesticated Bee

Anatomy
Normal SpriteBlessed Sprite

Special Produce

Glossy Pearl Item.png


Microscope Item.pngTraits

These are the different Traits that the Domesticated Bee can spawn with.

When a trait has multiple values one is picked randomly when the bee is created.

Domesticated Bee Card.png

Lifespan Normal, Long

Productivity Normal, Fast

Fertility Fecund, Prolific

Stability Normal, Stable

Behaviour Dinural

Climate Temperate


Book2 Item.pngHints

The Apiarist's Almanac gives the following hint:
An interesting Floreo and Somnolentus mix, this species can only be bred successfully within the safe confines of a house..

When asking Dr Beenjamin BhD for a hint he says the following:
Verdant and Drowsy bees can be cross-bred but only when inside a house. Speaking of houses, you can get out of mine now, thanks!

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Verdant Bee.png
Symbol Plus.png
Drowsy Bee.png

While inside a house*
(23% chance)
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Domesticated Bee.png

Frame1 Item.pngSpecial Produce

When a Domesticated Bee is used in a Basic Apiary and fills Frames, they can produce Glossy Pearl Item.png when extracted.


Hive1 Item.pngCross-breeding

When Cross-Breeding the Domesticated Bee with the following other species there is a chance for the offspring to mutate into a new species!

As with all mutations, the offspring of the hybrid queen needs to also be a hybrid, so this can effect the chances listed below.

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Domesticated Bee.png
Symbol Plus.png
Stubborn Bee.png

Surrounded by 10 different flower types
(17% chance)
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Bohemian Bee.png
Domesticated Bee.png
Symbol Plus.png
Hermit Bee.png

Nearby 5+ active hives
(21% chance)
Symbol Arrow.png

Prolific Bee.png
Domesticated Bee.png
Symbol Plus.png
Twilight Bee.png

When a jukebox is playing music nearby
(18% chance)
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Melodic Bee.png

Sign Item.pngTrivia

  • *A "house" counts as just having 10+ walls within 100px (6ish tiles)