Farm totem

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A farm totem is an item which can be purchased from the Farmers' Market, and the Farmers' Market at the Ranch Out of Time, for 200 beans. It may be placed in a farm totem hotspot next to any paddock at the Manor Farm and Ranch Out of Time. When placed next to a paddock containing an elder animal, the player will receive a specific perk corresponding to that animal. A total of ten farm totems may be purchased, a number sufficient to place on every pen except the breeding pens, which lack a hotspot.

Totems can be removed from one pen and added to a different pen.

By adding an elder animal to a pen equipped with a farm totem, players receive a Tier 1 perk. By putting the same species of animal in the second pen that is also equipped with a farm totem, players instead receive the Tier 2 perk. Animals that have male/female perks that differ but occupy the same pen (equipped with a farm totem) will receive both the male and female version of the perk.

Manor Farm perks[edit | edit source]

Farm totem perks
Pen size Animal source Perk name Tier 1 effect Tier 2 effect
Small Rabbit Like Rabbits Breeding success increased by 7%. Breeding success increased by 10%.
Hen
(Chicken ♀)
Headless Chicken A 3% chance to halve feathers used (minimum 1) when fletching arrows, darts, or bolts. A 5% chance to halve feathers used (minimum 1) when fletching arrows, darts, or bolts.
Rooster
(Chicken ♂)
As the Rooster Crows A 7% drop chance increase to receive ghostly essence while fighting enemies that drop it, for a number of kills after hearing a rooster's crow. A 10% drop chance increase to receive ghostly essence while fighting enemies that drop it, for a number of kills after hearing a rooster's crow.
Chinchompa If Chins Could Skill A 3% chance to not lose a skillchompa when using them.[perks 1] A 5% chance to not lose a skillchompa when using them.[perks 2]
Medium Ewe
(Sheep ♀)
Have Ewe (Many Wool) Gain 2 pieces of wool on successful shearing. Gain 3 pieces of wool on successful shearing.
Ram
(Sheep ♂)
Randomly Accessed Memories Gain memory strands from Farming activities at 50% of the rate from Divination. Gain memory strands from Farming activities at 75% of the rate from Divination.
Spider NopeNopeNope Increases damage against all spiders by 2% (including Araxxor/Araxxi). Increases damage against all spiders by 3% (including Araxxor/Araxxi).
Zygomite Uncapped Potential A 7% chance to yield an additional mushroom when gathering them from patches, clusters, or bloomed logs. A 10% chance to yield an additional mushroom when gathering them from patches, clusters, or bloomed logs.
Large Cow
(Cow ♀)
Milky, Milky All Cooking XP earned from churning is at 2x normal. All Cooking XP earned from churning is at 4x normal.
Bull
(Cow ♂)
Bully for You A 1 in 5 chance to not deplete a compost bin when collecting compost from it.[perks 3] A 1 in 3 chance to not deplete a compost bin when collecting compost from it.[perks 4]
Yak Nigel's Gift A 1/50 chance to find a clue scroll either when checking health in, or harvesting the last crop from any patch. A 1/40 chance to find a clue scroll either when checking health in, or harvesting the last crop from any patch.
Dragon Dragon Ultra Combo A 1/1,000 chance to get an ancient effigy while checking a fully-grown Farming patch, only if ultracompost is used. A 1/750 chance to get an ancient effigy while checking a fully-grown Farming patch, only if ultracompost is used.
  1. ^ On average, this gives 3.093% more uses per skillchompa
  2. ^ On average, this gives 5.263% more uses per skillchompa
  3. ^ On average, this yields 25% more compost per ingredient.
  4. ^ On average, this yields 50% more compost per ingredient.

Anachronia Dinosaur Farm perks[edit | edit source]

Farm totem perks
Pen Size Animal Source FarmingLevel Perk Name Tier 1 Effect Tier 2 Effect
Small Frog 42 Flycatcher Yield from stinkshrooms is doubled. N/A
Salamander 102 La La La La XP gained from catching salamanders is increased by 5% N/A
Medium Jadinko 76 The Old Black Magic Increases the duration of juju potions by 30 seconds when consumed. N/A
Varanusaur 97 Envenomed 10% chance to make 4 doses instead of 3 doses when mixing Weapon Poison or Antipoison potions.[dino perks 1] N/A
Large Arcane apoterrasaur 98 Arcane Elements Increases your 'runes per essence' multiplier by 1 while crafting elemental runes. Increases your 'runes per essence' multiplier by 2 while crafting elemental runes.
Brutish dinosaur 100 Stubborn Increases each heal from Regenerate to 3% of your maximum life points. Increases each heal from Regenerate to 4% of your maximum life points.
Scimitops 104 Living Mountain Increases the chance of finding geode while Mining by 1% Increases the chance of finding geode while Mining by 2%
Bagrada rex 106 King of Beasts 5% chance to conserve a bomb when thrown. 10% chance to conserve a bomb when thrown.
Spicati apoterrasaur 108 Butterfly effect There is a small chance of spawning a Guthixian butterfly when gathering produce from adolescent, adult and elder animals. There is a small chance of spawning a Guthixian butterfly when gathering produce from adolescent, adult and elder animals.
Asciatops 110 Powerful Beast Increases the chance of a critical swing while Mining by 3%. Increases the chance of a critical swing while Mining by 6%.
Corbicula rex 112 No Fear Increases the Critical Hit chance of Meteor Strike by 20%. Increases the Critical Hit chance of Meteor Strike by 40%.
Oculi apoterrasaur 115 Steak Out A 3% chance of receiving an extra piece of meat when skinning a Big Game Hunter creature. A 5% chance of receiving an extra piece of meat when skinning a Big Game Hunter creature.
Malletops 117 Armoured Hide Increases the duration of Barricade by 1.8 seconds Increases the duration of Barricade by 3.6 seconds
Pavosaurus rex 118 Rep-tile All Farming Guild reputation gains are increased by 5%. All Farming Guild reputation gains are increased by 10%.
  1. ^ Also works on weapon poison and antipoison variants like weapon poison++ and super antipoison.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

  • Perk Up! (RuneScore.png 20) – Have 6 tier II animal perks active at the same time.
  • Perk Out! (RuneScore.png 20) – Have 9 tier I animal perks active at the same time.
  • Bean There, Done That (RuneScore.png 20) – Purchase the following upgrades in the farmer's market reward shop.

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 24 September 2018 (Update):
    • You no longer get a message that you need inv space when opening the farmers market with a full inv. This was caused by a redundant check on the farm totems and we've instead moved the check to a requirement for buying the totems. As a result, totems will now appear locked if you don't have space to buy one.