Glowing Bee

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"The 'Glowing' bee is noted as a rare species, known for its distinct glow."

The Glowing Bee is a Tier 2 Social Bee species Found in Swamps.

This species only shows itself in Swamps during Dawn or Dusk, and is visible by the special glow usually only seen on Nocturnal bees.

Apis Lumen

Glowing Bee

Normal SpriteBlessed Sprite

Special Produce


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

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

Lifespan Short, Normal

Productivity Slow, Normal

Fertility Fertile

Stability Normal, Stable

Behaviour Crepuscular

Climate Tropic


The Apiarist's Almanac gives the following hint:
A rare species found in the swamps, known by its distinctive glow that it emits during dawn and dusk..

When asking Dr Beenjamin BhD for a hint he says the following:
You won't find the Glowing Bees here, that's for sure - much too cold for them!

Special Produce

When a Glowing Bee is used in a Basic Apiary and fills Frames, they can produce when extracted.


When Cross-Breeding the Glowing 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.

Show cross-breeding recipes

Between 1 to 4 AM
(25% chance)