Empress Bee

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"Hidden in exile for generations, a chance discovery has uncovered another claimant to the Throne. Commanding utter fealty from those species around it, it calms even the most grumpiest of species while at work."

The Empress Bee is a Tier 4 Social Bee species found by cross-breeding.

The Empress bee is one of the few bees with a special Area of Effect that is active when the queen is working. Empress Queens act as natural Smokers, making any nearby bees no longer grumpy, regardless of smoking requirements.

Apis Imperator

Empress Bee

Normal SpriteBlessed Sprite

Special Produce

Queens Pearl Item.png

Microscope Item.pngTraits

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

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

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Lifespan Long, Ancient

Productivity Normal, Fast

Fertility Unlucky, Fertile

Stability Stable, Ordered

Behaviour Dinural

Climate Temperate

Book2 Item.pngHints

The Apiarist's Almanac gives the following hint:
A variety of different smoker scents could trigger the genetic memory hidden deep inside Ignis and Regalis bloodlines..

When asking Dr Beenjamin BhD for a hint he says the following:
I do remember the swamp scholar mimbling some nonsense about the importance of smell in the biosphere - perhaps there is some truth to her ramblings. Try putting a hybrid near three or more different smokers and report back.

Show cross-breeding solutions

Regal Bee.png
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Fiery Bee.png

3 Smokers with different scents
(18% chance)
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Empress Bee.png

Frame1 Item.pngSpecial Produce

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