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A fishing totem is a physical structure which you can build to gain additional passive effects while fishing for limited windows of time. Totems require a minimum PyroFishing level of 20 to be activated, and are intended to be a late-game progression.
To build: Vertically stack the items listed below such that the shape matches the image. The spruce stairs may be oriented in any direction as long as they are positioned correctly.
- 1x Daylight Detector
- 2x Observer
- 4x Spruce Stairs
- 1x Orange Glazed Terracotta
- 1x Green Glazed Terracotta
- 1x Anvil
To activate: With the enumerated items below in your inventory, right click the lower observer of the totem with a fishing rod.
- 16x Dolphin Tail
- 16x Crab Claw
- 16x Crab Scale
- 16x Squid Tentacle
- 6x any Platinum-tier fish
Three different upgrades can be applied to the totem at the incremental cost of entropy. The cost of the upgrade, in entropy, can be calculated by multiplying a set additional cost with the next upgrade level and adding that to the base cost.
Totem passives require available passive slots. A player may have up to 15 passive slots when maxed out. Opening a new passive slot requires either 1x Mythical-tier fish or 7x Platinum-tier fish per number of slots, meaning the cost of opening the 15th passive slot would be either 15 Mythical-tier fish or 105 Platinum-tier fish. Unlocking slots does not allow for mixing Platinum and Mythical fish to satisfy the requirements; i.e. at each level, the fish you use to upgrade must all be the same tier.
The totem passives are not the same as upgrades and do not cost entropy, but rather minimum PyroFishing levels and available passive slots. They build upon the other aspects of PyroFishing. Passives take effect whenever the totem is active (so they have no effect during cooldowns).