Lightning Rod

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Lightning Rod
Lightning Rod.png
Collects energy from lightning storms and turns it into Battery Packs.
Source: Crafting
Season: Spring • Summer • Fall
Sell Price: Cannot be sold

Recipe Source: Foraging Skill Icon.png Foraging (Level 6)
Ingredients: Iron Bar.png Iron Bar (1)Refined Quartz.png Refined Quartz (1)Bat Wing.png Bat Wing (5)

The Lightning Rod creates a Battery Pack.png Battery Pack 24 hours after getting hit by lightning during a storm. It is not necessary for the player to be on the farm when the lightning strike happens.

Since rods do not protect a specific area, the exact placement of a rod on the farm has no bearing on its chance to intercept a lightning strike. A Lightning Rod has a very good chance of intercepting a lightning bolt if it isn't already processing one. If it doesn't succeed, though, the lightning is more likely to strike trees than crops.

A lightning rod is the reward for completing the Bundle Yellow.png 10,000 Bundle in the Vault.


Though it is possible to place lightning rods outside of the farm map, they will never get hit by lightning there, and thus will produce no battery packs.