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Maxwell's Light

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Maxwell's Light
Maxwell's Light.png
Renewable?
Can't be destroyed
"maxwelllight", "maxwelllight_area"
Wilson Portrait.png
I wonder how they work.

Wilson

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These are no fun. They light themselves.

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait.png
Scary light!

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait.png
What a curious light.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait.png
THEY SENSE MY PRESENCE.

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait.png
How magical!

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait.png
That's unnatural.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait.png
Aw, it remembers me.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait.png
Dark magic lives here.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait.png
Well, these would've been handy before.

Webber

Walani Portrait.png
Weird.

Walani

Warly Portrait.png
A light is always welcome.

Warly

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'Tis a dark flame.

Woodlegs

Maxwell's Light is a special Structure that appears in Chapters 5 and 6 of Adventure Mode. It will light up when approached. and will turn off when the player walks away from it

Maxwell's Light cannot be destroyed and does not drain sanity when standing next to it. It is possible to light a Maxwell's Light with a Torch or Fire Staff. Standing among the eyes in the shadows around Maxwell's Lights will not cause them to disappear.

If the player sleeps near a Maxwell's Light, it will not light up upon waking up until they move out of the Light's radius.

Placeholder.png Trivia

  • Before the End of the Beginning update, Maxwell's Light used the same model as Night Lights.
  • Some of the Maxwell's Lights in Chapter 6 have a much smaller light radius than those in Chapter 5.
  • Maxwell's Lights make an appearance in Klei's Don't Starve Together promo, "A New Reign."

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