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How to get Thistle Needles in Grounded

To craft arrows, you will need Thistle Needles in Grounded. Arrows are your only weapon to kill the bugs and here is where to find this important item.

Grounded is about survival, tiny kids fighting bugs and insects in the backyard. Shrunken into tiny sizes, the bugs are not a friendly neighbor if you are of their size. So here to kill them you will need arrows, and to craft arrows, you will need Thistle Needles in Grounded.

How to Get Thistle Needles in Grounded?


The best thing is Thistle Needles are not tough to find in Grounded. Chop Thistle Plants and you will find the important crafting item in the game. The best way to find Thistle Plant is by finding some high ground. Scan the area and look for bright purple flowers.

Grounded Thistle Plant

The flowers the best way to identify Thistle plants, once you find walk towards the plant and chop it down. It won’t be that difficult to help you I had also shared the image of Thistle Plant. A bright purple flower sits on the head of the plant and is quite unique in the yard.


Arrows are retrievable in Grounded. You can pack around 15 in your backpack and retrieve them from the corpus. So to save time in finding Thistle Plants you can focus on collecting the arrows back. Thistle Needles can also be used to craft Spiky Sprig, it is an upgraded weapon that is better than a Spear. Anyhow you will be collecting Thistle Needle a lot so you can utilize in crafting in different weapons also.

One more thing you will be doing early in Grounded is making a Workbench. Without this bench, you cannot craft new tools or upgrade them. If you know already how to make this then you can try out our another guide where we shared info on how to find grubs in Grounded.