Excavator Bee

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"During the coldest nights, honeycore becomes brittle enough for the Excavator bees to nibble off tiny pieces and build their cells. Come springtime, these little shards start germinating into full honeycore crystals."

The Excavator Bee is a Tier 3 Solitary Bee species found in the Tundra.

It is unique in that it's Special Produce can be grown, rather than just sold.

Osmia defodio

Excavator Bee

Normal SpriteBlessed Sprite

Special Produce


Excavator have a Diurnal Behaviour and can only be found in the Tundra.This species is snow-loving, and can appear while it's snowing.


Codey's Notes give the following hint:
"This tundra species collects small pieces of honeycore, making it's home near the larger honeycore crystals."

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The Excavator Bee can be attracted to a Bee Hotel using , , and .
It has a 31% of spawning.

Special Produce

When a Excavator Bee is selected in a Habitat and is given enough of the items it likes, they will leave when their visit finishes.


  • The fact that the honeycore "seeds" can be grown implies the crystals are partially organic in some form rather than just rock formations