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Butterfly Wings

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Butterfly Wings
Butterfly Wings.png
Perish time
6 Days
Butterfly.png(98%), Tumbleweed.png (1% x3)
Stacks up to
Wilson Portrait.png
Without these, it's just a butter.


Willow Portrait.png
No more flying for that butterfly!


Wolfgang Portrait.png
No fly without wings!


Wendy Portrait.png
No more can the butterfly soar.


WX-78 Portrait.png


Wickerbottom Portrait.png
Wings from a captured butterfly.


Woodie Portrait.png
I'm sorry! I'm a terrible person!


Waxwell Portrait.png
Ha ha ha. I got him!


Wigfrid Portrait.png
A pretty söuvenir.


Webber Portrait.png
Pick our teeth with butterfly bones.


Walani Portrait.png
I feel pretty bad about that.


Warly Portrait.png
I wonder what dishes I could create with these?


Woodlegs Portrait.png
I got me th'prettiest part.


Winona Portrait.png
There's no flight in their future.


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Butterfly Wings is a Food item dropped by killing Butterflies. They are a very reliable drop (98%), although there is a small chance of getting Butter instead (2%).

Eating Butterfly Wings will restore 8 Health, the same as a Spider Gland, and a little bit of Hunger. They can be used to create Butter Muffins in a Crock Pot. Butterfly Wings can be easily farmed by setting up a Butterfly Farm.

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In the Reign of Giants DLC, Butterfly Wings can be acquired by destroying Tumbleweeds. Doing this will not provoke Krampus. Butterfly Wings can also be given to Catcoons to befriend them.

Shipwrecked icon.png Shipwrecked

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In the Shipwrecked DLC, Butterfly Wings take on a blue appearance as do the tropical Butterflies they drop from.

Icon Tools.png Usage

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Inventory slot background.pngLiving Log.pngInventory slot background.pngLiving Log.pngInventory slot background.png Silk.png


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Prototype.png Tips

  • Butterfly Wings are a good healing items. Compared to Spider Glands, which provide the same amount of healing, Butterfly Wings can be obtained easier, and with less risk. However, unlike Spider Glands, Butterfly Wings spoil over time, and are difficult to obtain during the Night or Winter. While the Spider Glands can be used to make Healing Salves, Butterfly Wings can be used to make Butter Muffins to heal same amount of additional hit points, however the latter requires a Crock Pot.
  • Even though it is dropped by an animal, it is not considered meat and can't be eaten by Wigfrid.