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Gold Water Strider
  • Gold Water Strider item sprite
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Bait Power50%
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 3
Research3 required

The Gold Water Strider is a harmless Critter. It is a gold recolor of an ordinary Water Strider, with a 0.67*1/150 (0.67%) chance of spawning instead of an ordinary version.

As with all other gold critters, it can be caught with a Bug Net and sold for 10. It can also be used as bait, and along with the other golden bait critters, it has a bait power of 50%, the highest usable value among bait.

It is one of the few entities that can be detected by the Lifeform AnalyzerDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions or its upgrades.


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  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Gold Water Strider: "Rarely, critters are found coated entirely in gold! They are worth great coin to shopkeepers and fish absolutely love golden bait!"