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Tropical Bee

Tropical Bee
Item Tropical Bee.png

Tropical Bee

Caldapis mendelia
Product
Grid Silky Comb.png Production Speed: 3.8 min
Required Humidity Damp
Required Temperature Warm
Pollinates With Jungle
Effect Poison
Branch Tropical
Source Hive Jungle Hive
Source Mod Forestry
Possible Descendants 12 Species

The Tropical Bee is a type of Hive Bee added by Forestry.

Requirements[edit]

Pure Tropical Bees require a Warm Climate and Damp Humidity to start working, and at least one Jungle flower (vine or fern).

Production[edit]

Tropical Bees produce Silky Combs every 3.8 minutes. Note that production times are an approximation based on the bee's base production speed and the product's rarity. They do not reflect actual production time.

GUI Centrifuge.png
Silky Comb
Honey Drop
Silky Propolis

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Genetics[edit]

The traits below are correct for pure-bred Tropical Bees:

Genetic Traits
Climate / Humidity Warm / Damp
Temp. Tol / Humid. Tol. +-1 / -1
Lifespan Short
Speed Slower
Pollination Slowest
Flowers Jungle
Fertility 2 Drones
Area 9 x 6 x 9
Diurnal / Nocturnal / Flyer / Cave Yes / No / No / No
Effect Poison


Further Mutations[edit]

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Breeding Pair Chance Result
Tropical Bee x Forest BeeMeadows BeeModest BeeWintry BeeMarshy BeeWater BeeRocky BeeMarbled BeeEmbittered Bee

Tropical + Hive Bee (Forest, Meadows, Modest, Wintry, Marshy, Water, Rocky, Marbled, or Embittered)

15% Common Bee

Common

Tropical Bee x Common Bee

Tropical + Common

12% Cultivated Bee

Cultivated

Tropical Bee x Cultivated Bee

Tropical + Cultivated
(Can only be bred in the Nether)

60% Sinister Bee

Sinister

Tropical Bee x Sinister Bee

Tropical + Sinister
(Can only be bred in the Nether)

40% Fiendish Bee

Fiendish

Tropical Bee x Austere Bee

Tropical + Austere

12% Exotic Bee

Exotic

Tropical Bee x Exotic Bee

Tropical + Exotic

8% Edenic Bee

Edenic

Tropical Bee x Diligent Bee

Tropical + Diligent

15% Sweetened Bee

Sweetened

Tropical Bee x Rural Bee

Tropical + Rural

10% Caffeinated Bee

Caffeine

Tropical Bee x Farmed Bee

Tropical + Farmed

10% Minty Bee

Minty

Tropical Bee x Sinister Bee

Tropical + Sinister

10% Malicious Bee

Malicious

Tropical Bee x Malicious Bee

Tropical + Malicious

8% Infectious Bee

Infectious

Tropical Bee x Valiant Bee

Tropical + Valiant

5% Natural Bee

Natural