Energy is consumed by using tools, fishing, combat or eating negative energy food. It can be replenished by eating food or standing in the Spa. In a Multiplayer game, players may slowly restore energy by standing in bed. (If the "Go to bed" dialogue pops up, answer "No", and remain in place.)
Eating a Stardrop will permanently increase maximum energy by 34 points.
Players become exhausted when their energy drops to 0 or below. At this point, they are unable to run. Eating something will make them able to run again, but the exhaustion indicator will persist through the day. Persisting in energy consuming activities will make them pass out, ending the day.
To consume food, put it on the hotbar (the top row of inventory) and right-click it. A notification in the bottom left of the screen will display energy and health gained by eating food. Typically, more expensive food will provide more energy than cheaper food items.
Sleeping at the end of the day will fully restore the player's energy bar. If the player passes out or is exhausted when they go to bed, they'll wake up in the morning with less than 100% energy (roughly 50% - 75% energy). If the player passes out and is found by a Joja Team Member, a medical team will be summoned and the player will be charged up to 1,000g for the service.
Sleeping restores the player's energy level depending on being exhausted or the time the player goes to bed. The player's energy will be restored to 100%, but this percentage is reduced to 50% if exhausted. Going to bed after 12:00AM reduces that by 2.5% per 10 minutes up until 01:00AM. Going to bed after 01:00AM reduces the new energy level by 25%, plus another 2.5% per 10 additional minutes. If the new energy level is below the player's energy level at the time they went to sleep, the player's energy level left unchanged and not reduced.
For example, sleeping at 12:10AM will result in the player waking up with 97.5% of their maximum energy. Going to bed exhausted at 1:50AM will restore the player to 12.5% of their maximum energy.
Levelling up a skill during the day will result in the player being restored to 100% energy when the skill increase screen is shown, which is after the sleeping calculation is performed. After the overnight level-up screen is shown, the next day the player will wake up with 100% energy.
- 1.3: Added energy regen while standing in bed for multiplayer. Removed exploit that allowed players to bypass "passing out" by clicking on the journal icon.