Stardew Valley: What Does Your Favorite Thing Do? (Explained)

Stardew Valley has numerous features, and players are wondering what they are and how they can be helpful in the game. One of these is the Favorite Thing. Players are confused by this in-game mechanic and are looking for information on how the Favorite Thing can help them progress and if it has any proper use.

With every update, there is something new for players to look forward to in Stardew Valley, and this is the same. Unfortunately, a player’s Favorite Thing does not provide any major upgrades. Neither does it have any advantages nor any disadvantages. However, since players are still interested in it, our guide will explain exactly what it does.

What is the Favorite Thing in Stardew Valley?

Favorite Thing Easter Eggs in Stardew Valley
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The Favorite Thing in Stardew Valley can be set from the character creation menu, and it appears only after meeting a set condition. Once players collect Stardrops and increase their maximum energy, the screen will display the following after a brief sound effect:

  • “Your mind is filled with thoughts of [].”
  • “It’s strange, but the taste reminds you of []”

When this text appears, the player’s Favorite Thing will fill in the blank as they entered it in the character creation menu. As mentioned, there is no advantage of the Favorite Thing in Stardew Valley, and it’s simply a way to add a personalized touch to the text that is displayed upon finding the Stardrops.

Favorite Thing Easter Eggs in Stardew Valley

There are a couple of Easter Eggs that players will get with the Favorite Thing in Stardew Valley:

  • If the player enters “ConcernedApe,” the words “Well, thanks!” will appear following the usual text.
  • If the player enters “Stardew,” the words “You feel an unwavering connection to the valley itself” will appear after the usual text.

That’s all you will need from this guide. If you found this guide helpful, do check out our other Stardew Valley guides right here at Gamer Tweak.