Krobus

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Krobus
Krobus.png
Birthday: Winter 1
Lives In: The Sewers
Address: Krobus's Shop


Marriage: No
Best Gifts:

Diamond.png DiamondIridium Bar.png Iridium BarPumpkin.png PumpkinVoid Egg.png Void EggVoid Mayonnaise.png Void MayonnaiseWild Horseradish.png Wild Horseradish

“...Have you encountered others like me, in the mines? I'm sorry if they were hostile towards you. You see, we've learned to fear humans... there have been too many... unpleasant encounters.”
— Krobus

Krobus is the only friendly monster players will encounter. He is a shadow brute who lives in the sewers because he's too sensitive to sunlight to go outside during the day.

He sells a variety of rare goods.

Schedule

Krobus cannot travel outside in the sun, so he can always be found in the sewers.

Shop

Krobus always sells Void Essence and Solar Essence. A Stardrop, Crystal Floor Recipe, Wicked Statue Recipe and Return Scepter are also available every day until purchased.

One other item of specific quantity will be available for purchase every day:

  • Slime on Mondays
  • Omni Geode on Tuesdays
  • A random type of fish or fishing gear on Wednesdays. Each fish or gear has a 1/11 chance to appear.
  • Mixed Seeds on Thursdays
  • Iridium Sprinkler on Fridays
  • A random cooking food item (Maki Roll, Blueberry Tart, etc.) at a random price between Coin Icon50g -Coin Icon500g on Saturdays. Bread has a 2/51 chance to appear, the other items have a 1/51 chance to appear.
  • Bat Wing on Sundays.
Image Name Description Day Quantity Unit Price
Void Essence.png
Void Essence It's quivering with dark energy. Every day 10 Coin Icon100g
Solar Essence.png
Solar Essence The glowing face is warm to the touch. Every day 10 Coin Icon80g
Slime.png
Slime A shimmering, gelatinous glob with no smell. Monday 50 Coin Icon10g
Omni Geode.png
Omni Geode A blacksmith can break this open for you. These geodes contain a wide variety of Minerals. Tuesday 1 Coin Icon300g
Fish Icon.png
Fish or fishing gear

Sturgeon.png SturgeonTiger Trout.png Tiger TroutBullhead.png BullheadTilapia.png TilapiaChub.png ChubMagnet.png MagnetDorado.png DoradoAlbacore.png AlbacoreShad.png ShadLingcod.png LingcodHalibut.png Halibut

Wednesday 5 Coin Icon200g
Mixed Seeds.png
Mixed Seeds There's a little bit of everything here. Plant them and see what grows! Thursday 10 Coin Icon30g
Iridium Sprinkler.png
Iridium Sprinkler Waters the 24 adjacent tiles every morning. Friday 1 Coin Icon10,000g
Cooking Icon.png
Dishes

Fried Egg.png Fried EggOmelet.png OmeletSalad.png SaladCheese Cauliflower.png Cheese CauliflowerBaked Fish.png Baked FishParsnip Soup.png Parsnip SoupVegetable Medley.png Vegetable MedleyComplete Breakfast.png Complete BreakfastFried Calamari.png Fried CalamariStrange Bun.png Strange BunLucky Lunch.png Lucky LunchFried Mushroom.png Fried MushroomPizza.png PizzaBean Hotpot.png Bean HotpotGlazed Yams.png Glazed YamsCarp Surprise.png Carp SurpriseHashbrowns.png HashbrownsPancakes.png PancakesSalmon Dinner.png Salmon DinnerFish Taco.png Fish TacoCrispy Bass.png Crispy BassPepper Poppers.png Pepper PoppersBread.png BreadTom Kha Soup.png Tom Kha SoupTrout Soup.png Trout SoupChocolate Cake.png Chocolate CakePink Cake.png Pink CakeRhubarb Pie.png Rhubarb PieCookie.png CookieSpaghetti.png SpaghettiFried Eel.png Fried EelSpicy Eel.png Spicy EelSashimi.png SashimiMaki Roll.png Maki RollTortilla.png TortillaRed Plate.png Red PlateEggplant Parmesan.png Eggplant ParmesanRice Pudding.png Rice PuddingIce Cream.png Ice CreamBlueberry Tart.png Blueberry TartAutumn's Bounty.png Autumn's BountyPumpkin Soup.png Pumpkin SoupSuper Meal.png Super MealCranberry Sauce.png Cranberry SauceStuffing.png StuffingFarmer's Lunch.png Farmer's LunchSurvival Burger.png Survival BurgerDish o' The Sea.png Dish o' The SeaMiner's Treat.png Miner's TreatRoots Platter.png Roots Platter

Saturday 5 Coin Icon50g -Coin Icon500g
Bat Wing.png
Bat Wing The material is surprisingly delicate. Sunday 10 Coin Icon30g
Void Egg.png
Void Egg A jet-black egg with red flecks. It's warm to the touch. Every day Unlimited Coin Icon5,000g
Stardrop.png
Stardrop A mysterious fruit that empowers those who eat it. The flavor is like a dream... a powerful personal experience, yet difficult to describe to others. Every day (until purchased) 1 Coin Icon20,000g
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Recipe Overlay.png
Crystal Floor Recipe Blueprints for crafting a Crystal Floor Recipe Every day (until purchased) 1 Coin Icon500g
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Recipe Overlay.png
Wicked Statue Recipe Blueprints for crafting a Wicked Statue Recipe Every day (until purchased) 1 Coin Icon1,000g
Return Scepter.png
Return Scepter The golden handle quivers with raw potential. Hold this scepter to the sky and return home at will. Every day (until purchased) 1 Coin Icon2,000,000g

Relationships

Krobus is a shadow brute and, although he isn't hostile, still refers to other monsters as "his friends". He lives in the sewers and isn't seen outside interacting with other villagers. He dislikes dwarves, stating that a 1,000 year war between the dwarves and his people recently ended. He believes if the dwarves knew where he was, they'd send an assassin.

The Wizard is aware of his presence and intervenes to prevent conflicts.

Gifts

Main article: Friendship#Gifts

You can give Krobus up to two gifts per week (plus one on his birthday), which will raise or lower his friendship with you. Gifts on his birthday (Winter 1) will have 8× effect and show a unique dialogue.
For loved or liked gifts, Krobus will say

“A birthday gift? That's very kind of you! I love it.”
“You remembered my birthday! Thank you, this is great!”

For neutral gifts, Krobus will say

“Oh, a birthday gift! Thank you.”

For disliked or hated gifts, Krobus will say

“Oh... It's for my birthday? ... Thanks.”

Love

“This is an amazing gift. For my people it is a great honor to receive something like this.”
Image Name Description Source Ingredients
Krobus.png
All Universal Loves
Diamond.png
Diamond A rare and valuable gem. Mining
Iridium Bar.png
Iridium Bar A bar of pure iridium. Furnace.png Furnace Iridium Ore.png Iridium Ore (5)Coal.png Coal
Pumpkin.png
Pumpkin A fall favorite, grown for its crunchy seeds and delicately flavored flesh. As a bonus, the hollow shell can be carved into a festive decoration. Farming - Fall
Void Egg.png
Void Egg A jet-black egg with red flecks. It's warm to the touch. Void Chickens
Void Mayonnaise.png
Void Mayonnaise A thick, black paste that smells like burnt hair. Mayonnaise Machine.png Mayonnaise Machine Void Egg.png Void Egg (1)
Wild Horseradish.png
Wild Horseradish A spicy root found in the spring. Foraging - Spring

Like

“Thank you very much.”
Image Name Description Source Ingredients
Krobus.png
All Universal Likes (except Cooking & Life Elixir)
Gold Bar.png
Gold Bar A bar of pure gold. Furnace.png Furnace Gold Ore.png Gold Ore (5)Coal.png Coal
Quartz.png
Quartz A clear crystal commonly found in caves and mines. Foraging - Mines

Neutral

“Thank you.”
Image Name Description Source
Krobus.png
All Universal Neutrals, All Eggs (except Void Egg), All Milk, All Fruit (except Fruit Tree Fruit & Salmonberry)

Dislike

“Oh. I guess I'll take it.”
Image Name Description Source Ingredients
Krobus.png
All Universal Dislikes (except Gold Bar, Iridium Bar, & Void Egg), All Cooking (except Bread, Fried Egg, & Strange Bun)
Common Mushroom.png
Common Mushroom Slightly nutty, with a good texture Foraging - Fall
Chanterelle.png
Chanterelle A tasty mushroom with a fruity smell and slightly peppery flavor. Foraging - Fall
Daffodil.png
Daffodil A traditional spring flower that makes a nice gift. Foraging - Spring
Dandelion.png
Dandelion Not the prettiest flower, but the leaves make a good salad. Foraging - Spring
Hazelnut.png
Hazelnut That's one big hazelnut! Foraging - Fall
Holly.png
Holly The leaves and bright red berries make a popular winter decoration. Foraging - Winter
Leek.png
Leek A tasty relative of the onion. Foraging - Spring
Life Elixir.png
Life Elixir Restores health to full. Crafting Chanterelle.png Chanterelle (1)Morel.png Morel (1)Red Mushroom.png Red Mushroom (1)Purple Mushroom.png Purple Mushroom (1)
Morel.png
Morel Sought after for its unique nutty flavor. Foraging - Fall
Purple Mushroom.png
Purple Mushroom A rare mushroom found deep in caves. Foraging - Fall
Salmonberry.png
Salmonberry A spring-time berry with the flavor of the forest. Foraging - Spring
Snow Yam.png
Snow Yam This little yam was hiding beneath the snow. Foraging - Winter
Winter Root.png
Winter Root A starchy tuber. Foraging - Winter

Hate

“Humans have... interesting tastes.”
Image Name Description Source
Krobus.png
All Universal Hates (except Void Mayonnaise)

Quests

Quest Name Quest Text Provided By Requirements Rewards
Dark Talisman The Wizard asked me to retrieve the magic ink from his ex-wife's house... but to gain access I'll need a dark talisman. Enter the sewer and ask Krobus about the dark talisman. Railroad cutscene (after completing Community Center or Joja Warehouse tasks) Speak to Krobus and then venture through to the Mutant Bug Lair to retrieve the talisman. Return to the cave at the Railroad with it once it's collected.

Trivia

  • Krobus states that his name means "bridge-crosser" in his language.
  • Krobus hates being gifted a Strange Bun, however Shadow Brutes in the mine drop them.
  • Krobus also states that he cannot go out of the sewers during day, however this means he may go out during night but is never seen.
  • Krobus could technically be considered the only "friendly" monster in the game.
  • Krobus states he remains silent on Fridays out of respect for Yoba.

Gallery

A Picture of Krobus in the Sewers

History