Worker Bee

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"The "Worker" Bee is a strong and gentle giant and a critical part of modern industry. Without these thumb-sized behemoths, many of our modern comforts would only be the rarest of treats."

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

Like the Regal Bee it is one of a few different species that produces as usable item as it's special produce, namely Wax Canisters.

Apis Artifex

Worker Bee

Normal SpriteBlessed Sprite

Special Produce

Wax Canister Item.png

Microscope Item.pngTraits

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

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

Worker Bee Card.png

Lifespan Normal, Long

Productivity Fast, Fastest

Fertility Fertile, Fecund

Stability Normal, Stable

Behaviour Dinural

Climate Temperate

Book2 Item.pngHints

The Apiarist's Almanac gives the following hint:
A hardworking species of a Clarus and Caliginosus mix that is motivated by Honeybriar flowers.

When asking Dr Beenjamin BhD for a hint he says the following:
Misty and Vibrant bees can be cross-bred when Honeybriar is nearby, but you probably knew that right?

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Vibrant Bee.png
Symbol Plus.png
Misty Bee.png

Nearby Honeybriar
(24% chance)
Symbol Arrow.png

Worker Bee.png

Frame1 Item.pngSpecial Produce

When a Worker Bee is used in a Basic Apiary and fills Frames, they can produce Wax Canister Item.png when extracted.

Hive1 Item.pngCross-breeding

When Cross-Breeding the Worker 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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Worker Bee.png
Symbol Plus.png
Twilight Bee.png

Queen with a lifespan of 7
(24% chance)
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Ancient Bee.png
Worker Bee.png
Symbol Plus.png
Regal Bee.png

3+ Honeycore Machines nearby
(17% chance)
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Industrial Bee.png