This is an archive for all the past updates to Starve.io. Scroll through here for a trip down memory lane :)
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09/20 - Bakers Are Your Bankers
A BIG THANK YOU to Eogito for your artwork
NEW MARKET SYSTEM:
You can now buy resources in exchange of bread.
The price of resources changes according to their number of purchases on the server.
SKIN and ACCESSORIES:
A BIG THANK YOU to SwiddGamer15 for your skin and Eogito for your eye cap
Stop spawning resources and animals after some time in hunger games.
Slightly buffed the Crown of Luck
Added timer for buildings (1 second)
Now, the Crown of Luck also increase the rate to dig gold/stone and diamond (a lot)
Modified the dragon den, the dragon are faster and stronger, they respawn faster
Inventory bug when you eat/use item while the window of safe delete is open
Some messages display
Bug movement with weapon
Kraken skin design error
Crate exploit in HG
Angle when you place object on the map
Slighty the timer of helmets
08/24 - What Do I Look Like?
Stop spawning resources and animals after some time in hunger games.
Give two more day to the farmer quests
Nerf slightly the warrior kit
You cannot use spikes anymore in the Peaceful quest
Now, you are faster in water with a diving mask or a diving suit
The invisible inventory slot that appears when you recycle items and you are full
You cannot dig with the shovel anymore in ponds.
Some times in quests
The bug with bucket
Items bugs / visual recipe glitch and more
08/20 - SOUNDS GOOD
New skins. To use them, share the game on social media!
Sound effects (can be muted) by loftslag.
New Interface, changed positions of HUD buttons (recipes, quests, settings, mute)
New Chrono Quests:
Quest rewards can now be claimed after completion. (It will not automatically give the item)
More ways to delete: recycling, to get 80% of materials back, or deleting only one item
When digging, there will be a small chance of gathering random resources from stone to diamond.
Players in hunger games will not be able to collect resources after a certain time
Delete shortcut for touchpad: Shift + Click
New tier of hood: Winter Hood. Better timer for stealing.
This can steal from the peasant's tunic (see below)
Tunics (peasant's tunic and winter tunic)
Wearing the Peasant's Tunic prevents from getting robbed by people with regular hood.
Wearing the winter tunic prevents from getting robbed by all hoods.
Tunics increase crop growth. (peasants: 20%, winter: 40%)
Tunics provide cold protection.
Plant plots increase crop growth by 20%.
Effects can be accumulated ^
Buckets to fill and carry water.
Wells that can be filled with water from buckets. Used to fill bottles.
Dragon Helmet: buff
Helmets: new timer, just like weapons
Hood: timer nerf (to 8 seconds instead of 5)
Starter Kits: reworked
4 regular kits: from 1k~8k
5 theme kits: builder, explorer, thief, warrior, farmer
Resurrection: players will now also lose pickaxes along with weapons (to prevent from overusing the crown of angel)
Be Peaceful Quest: spiking will be a constraint
Diamond and amethyst spears: nerfed
Wolf: buffed health
Spider: nerfed health
Key: recipe and craft time decreased
Bridge: recipe and craft time decreased
Bag and Hood: recipe reduced
Resource ores: hold more quantity
Keep points for 30 mins instead of 10 mins after you die
Starve.io Paint Tool changes
Bug when you remove a weapon while holding
The treasure glitch
Spear/Dragon sword bug
Items bug / visual recipe glitch
Glitch when you die and craft at the same time
Amethyst shadow opacity
Glitch "team + hood"
Wrong timer in the Peaceful quest, quest gave too much points
07/31 - THE PURGE
, 2 new chrono-quests are now available:
1.Open 5 Treasure Chest in less then 3 days
2.Don't hurt anybody for 6 days
, you need a orange gem to craft. Successfully complete a quest to get this item.
Crown of Luck , you need a blue gem to craft. Successfully complete a quest to get this item.
Crown of the Angel , when wearing you are able to steal items from other players.
You can not use it for a quest.
Once you put it on, you have to wait 5 seconds to enable the steal ability.
It works only at night, and away from a fire.
If someone hits you, it disables your ability for 5 seconds.
If you succeed to steal someone, it disables your ability for 5 seconds.
You can not steal an item that someone is holding.
A BIG THANK YOU to @Tiny#4668 for your idea, and Eogito for your drawing.
You have to gather 1 amethyst in less than 5 days
You have to survive without losing life for 4 days
Dragon quest is unchanged. (It is still 7 days)
Slightly nerfed the spear's damage.
Reduced time of amethyst quest
Reduced time of survival quest
Reduced recipe of crown of life
Buffed crown of life
Added auto-feed and show spectator in settings
You can not destroy amethyst building to succeed a quest
Spectators can not give a box when they die
Visual bug with timer of quests after reconnecting
Sea border and forest border for water and animals
Glitch with the dead box, when more 250 items and corruption with the end gears
Dragon heart bug (Cannot delete it)
07 / 28 - CHRONO QUESTS
, 3 chrono-quests are now available:
1.Collect 1 dragon heart in 7 days to earn a blue orb which can be used to craft a dragon sword
2.Gather 1 amethyst in 6 days to earn a blue cube which can be used to craft a dragon helmet
3.Survive without losing life for 5 days to earn a green gem which can be used to craft a crown of life
, A box appears where you die, if you break this box, you will receive 3 random items. It stays on the map for 3 minutes then disappears.
Box of Dead People
, You need a blue orb to craft it. Successfully complete a quest to get this item.
A BIG THANK YOU to Lime_Soda_ for your helmet!
, You need a blue cube to craft it. Successfully complete a quest to get this item.
Dragon Sword , This helmet makes you regenerates faster while holding, it also protects you as much as a golden helmet. You need a green gem to craft it. Successfully complete a quest to get this item.
Crown of Life Clock, You can now see the time.
, A food item that fills up your food bar entirely (100%).
Customized Settings, You can now select your keyboard and your graphic quality
and activate the safe delete, the safe cancel craft, and the quest alert.
Safe Item Delete, A message alert you if you really want to delete your item.
Now, loading is 44,567% faster
Nerf helmets & sword damage / Buffed spear (only for PVP) • Increase spears range
Speed is nerfed when you hold weapon
Increased speed of players
Reduce damage of all non-weapon items
Increase weapon switch delay.
You can now open recipes book during crafting
Gather ice/sand/dirt does not provide points anymore
Decrease price of walls
Reduce price and life of doors
You cannot build directly on a mob
Buff windmill and bread oven (100% faster)
Wrench does not open doors anymore
Mobs can now walk on open door
One spawn of ocean and one spawn of chest
Hit & run bug
Bag small glitch
Firefox server selection
Diving suit / Diving mask/Diamond Helmet color button
Drink / thirst bug
07/18 - MY HOUSE, MY CASTLE
, this furnace will automatically make breads when you put flour and wood in it. You need less flour to make a bread than crafting it individually. It will not warm you. Max wood / max flour / max bread : 31
Bread oven , you can now repair your buildings.
Spanner , added golden, diamond and amethyst shovels, you can now gather sand, dirt and ice faster.
Recipes button, you can now see all the recipes by clicking on the Recipe button in the game.
You can now support LapaMauve, the creators of Starve.io and receive some extracts like:
Beta Test Access. (You can try the update before everybody)
Play in some Special Event that only supporters can have access.
Discover our new io game before everybody!
NEW Low Quality mode
Added life bar for walls and doors only
Redesigned the sea
You now gain points when someone else gather your wheat/berries
Update Auto-feed --> You now also auto-drink.
Buffed all walls and doors / Debuffed all hammers
Piranhas now give food before scales
Nerfed Chapkas and Scarf in water / Buffed Diving Suit (Better cold reduce)
Famous "don't hit - color" bug
Famous invisible web bug
Clickable scales/flour/wheat/kraken/ice/dirt/sand button
Eogito Glitch (Visible on beach)
Bug of DutchPro (Chest and Furnace UI bug)
Bug of GamerGeek (Fake Spear when you reborn)
Super hammer timer was wrong (200 seconds now)
Bug of Loftslag (winter beach)
Bug of Loftslag (craft and chat)
Bug of Fortish (Minimap marker when preview)
Chat glitch when game close
07/08 - TREASURE HUNT
, small bits of land on the ocean, treasure chests are hidden on them.
Treasure Chests, two treasure chests are hidden on the islands. They will give you items, maybe something rare.
Added little waves between winter and ocean biomes
Changed some recipes
Health regeneration is now activated when all your gauges are greater than 35% (previously it was 25%)
Buffed diving suit
Changed ocean and piranhas colors
07/05 - Later
Health Regeneration is now activated when all your gauges are greater than 25% (before it was 50%)
You can now melt the ice to fill your bottle
You can now use plant plots on the snow, to make plantation.
Increased the dry timer (for plants)
Reduced all recipes
07/05 - VAMOS A LA PLAYA
, dropped by GMO Piranhas and Krakens.
Fish , you can cook fish to get these.
Cooked fish , crafted with berries and flour.
Cookies , crafted with berries, flour and ice.
Cake , crafted with flour.
, tool used to dig sand, ground and ice.
Shovel , crafted with diamonds and piranha scales, reduces oxygen loss.
Diving mask , crafted with amethyst, piranha scales and diving mask, reduces more oxygen loss.
Diving Suit , crafted with sand near a fire and a workbench, used to fill water.
Bottle , fill it with water to water your plants.
Water can Resources:
, dropped by GMO piranhas, used to craft diving mask and diving suit.
Piranha Scales , dropped by Krakens, used to craft diving suits.
Kraken Skin , dug from the floor of the beach using shovels.
Sand , dug from the floor of the forest using shovels.
Ground , dug from the floor of the winter using shovels, one of the ingredients for cakes, can be crafted (melted) at heat source with empty bottle to give water bottle.
Ice , Gives wheat seeds, can be used to make flour.
Wild wheat , ground from wheat using the windmill. Ingredient for cookies, cakes and bread.
, used to grind wheat into flour.
Mill Bridge , where you can place buildings above water. When destroyed, everything on it will be destroyed as well. Buildable on a lake or on the ocean.
, Can be found randomly on the map.
, drops fish and kraken skin, can go on bridges.
Kraken , drops fish and piranha scales, can also go on bridges.
, players can drink the sea water by standing in the sea, or by standing on a bridge on top of it (you have to wade a certain distance into the ocean before you begin hydrating). However, going in the water causes you to become cold quicker and slows movement, as well as making your oxygen bar decrease, so it is recommended to use a bridge. Piranhas and Krakens can spawn here. If you have an empty bottle, you can refill it with the sea water (craft while in water).
Ocean Biome Beach, along the ocean biome, has sand on it.
, Lakes water sources in the forest biome. Ocean mobs do not spawn in lakes, but they are otherwise identical, functionally-wise, to the ocean biome (can refill bottle, hydrates you while standing inside, lose oxygen, water is cold).
, now with the ocean biome.
Mini-map . You need to drink water to keep yourself hydrated.
Thirst bar You lose oxygen when swimming, regain while on land.
NEW HUD >> You now have more space for your inventory
NEW PAINT TOOL DESIGN (CSS by Cura)
NEW CHANGE-LOG DESIGN (CSS by Cura)
NEW DRAGON CAVE DESIGN
NEW /!\ BUSHES ARE DRAINED WITH TIME /!\
Buff food bar ( The food decreases slower and the food bar is now bigger)
Added timer for spikes
Divided price of starter kits by two
Reduced the speed of foxes.
You now lose life when you eat raw meat or fish
Reduced recipe for chest
Nerf food : Reduce meat effect
Increased the life of plants 5 days to 8 days
Added one slot to backpack
Change slightly fire design
Bug with paint button
Hit when you craft + teamed
Resurrection speed when you die near buildings
No message when you die as a ghost
Totem double bugs
Score divided by three when you die (now when you ressurect)
Door glitch / Now you cannot close the door if someone is on it !
Rendering is now 50% faster
06/01 - YOU WILL DIE HAPPY
Scoreboard, a summary of your game is displayed when you die.
Starter Shop & Survival Kit:
The starter shop only works on PVP servers (unavailable to Hunger Games players).
Your points in a game are saved.
These points can be used to buy a starter in the next game.
Your points are accumulated.
You have to play in the same server to keep your points.
You have 1 minute to buy a survival kit in the shop, then the shop disappears.
In the starter shop you can buy:
3 Berries (2k points)
3 Berries, 1 Raw Meat, 1 Small Fire (4k points)
1 Raw Meat, 1 Big Fire, Wooden Pickaxe (8k points)
1 Raw Meat, 1 Big Fire, Wooden Pickaxe, 1 Workbench, 100 Wood, 50 Stone (16k points)
1 Raw Meat, 1 Big Fire, Stone Pickaxe, 1 Workbench, 100 Wood, 50 Stone, 1 Bag (32k points)
1 Raw Meat, 1 Big Fire, Stone Pickaxe, 1 Workbench, 100 Wood, 50 Stone, 50 Gold, 1 Bag, 1 Dragon Heart (64k points)
New "DRAW YOUR IDEA HERE" button
Fixed move glitch (it causes hitbox glitch)
Top left useless tree
Amethyst Pickaxe after resurrection
Day counter after disconnection
05/17 - HE IS ALIVE !
Added support for AZERTY keyboard.
When there are only 4 players left, their positions are visible on the minimap every 20 seconds
New token system; if you get disconnected you'll now reconnect without losing your character
Carrying weapons now makes you slower
Added delay when changing weapons
Nerfed scarf in forest biome
Buffed all other chapkas in winter biome
Changed the limits to get highscore in Wall of Fame: minimum is now 10 players
Slightly fixed the rendering glitch
05/03 - Wall Of Fame
Wall of fame (Leader-boards).
Explorer hat in spectator mode
Hunger games deaths are displayed to everyone
Clicking on the mini-map now places a pin to mark locations
Changed the recipe of the explorer's hat to 5 rabbit fur, 5 paper and 4 thread
Players now have more life
Buffed bandages & health regeneration
Backpacks now give 3 slots instead of 2
Hunger games winner after the last two people die
Inventory covering minimap on small screens
Hitboxes are smaller now (spear/sword changed--spear harder to hit, smaller sword range)
04/29 - HUNGER GAMES
Hunger games mode , You have 10 min to enter in the Hunger games mode before it starts, if you die, you can not return to the mode before the end, Spectator option is available: You will be invisible for the players but you can chat with other spectators near you, The Hunger Game ends when only one player remains in the game.
You can now press Y to zoom the minimap.
Backpack now gives 2 slots.
Dragon & Spiders have been nerfed.
Cave size has been changed.
Amethyst tools can destroy buildings now, albeit slowly.
Wooden buildings can be destroyed by every weapon, but slower than hammers.
04/28 - WINTER IS FINALLY HERE
, crafted with thread and diamond, used to craft cap & scarf.
Blue thread , a more effective chapka than the wolf chapka.
Cap & scarf , a crafting resource to craft the best tools, weapons and structures.
Amethyst , made with stone, gold, diamond or amethyst, the only tool to break structures.
Hammer , a pickaxe made with amethyst.
Amethyst pickaxe , a sword Amethyst sword made with amethyst.
, a spear Amethyst spear made with amethyst.
, a wall Amethyst wall made with amethyst.
, a door Amethyst door made with amethyst.
, spikes Amethyst spikes made with amethyst.
, a hostile animal that lives in the winter biome, drops winter fur and meat.
Arctic fox , a hostile animal that lives in the winter biome, drops winter fur and meat.
Polar bear , the boss that crawls upon a piece of amethyst ore, drops meat upon death.
, a colder biome that is bigger than the forest and with no bushes, d Winter biome iamonds can only be found in the winter biome. This came along with a updated map.
Weapons/pickaxes do severely less damage to structures, hammers are now the best way to do significant damage to structures.
NEW Keyboard shortcut
Improved colors of Gold Helmet at Night
Re-balanced Swords, Spears & Pickaxe
Change the range of weapons
New recipes for Explorer Hat and Book
Slightly buffed Spiders
Added Wiki button (this one)
Optimized client bandwidth (client was sending useless datas)
Fixed Book recipe
Increased the health of buildings
04/17 - Look Cool
, made with stone, gold or diamond, provides protection for players from all damage types.
Helmet , hostile animals become neutral to the player wearing it.
Explorer's Hat , speeds up crafting time while holding in hand.
Ikea Manual , provides 3 extra inventory space.
Changed sword design
Destroying buildings now gives you resources
Slightly modified attack delay
Fixed bandage bug
Extended the time you can spend on another tab
04/13 - Winter is Coming (Soon, Promise :3)
Added Deeeep.io banner
Unnamed now have numbers
Fixed bug inventory
Fixed Starve.io Paint Tool
04/11 - Winter is Coming
, made with stone, gold or diamond, a long range weapon that deals lower melee damage.
Spear , feed it with wood to make a fire source.
Spikes, walls and doors have more life
Smooth shade between night and day
Fixed chest bug
Fixed spawn position of the animals
Rabbits and wolves now loot leather every time
You can now press ESC to quit the chat
Improved colors of diamond door at night
04/08 - Fashion Week
Furs, dropped by both rabbits and wolves.
, wearing it can slow down the consumption speed of cold bar.
Nerfed sword damage
Big Fire lasts longer
Fixed door and spike bug
Fixed glitch (when your player becomes invisible)
Fixed animal collision
04/07 - Upgrades
, made with stone, gold or diamond, can deal damage to all players while touching it.
Spikes , added stone, gold and diamond doors.
You can now cancel crafting, will not return items if canceled
Improved collision system
Mobs cannot spawn on players
, you can store items in it.
Chest , only the placer of the door can open it by punching.
Added servers in EU, USA, ASIA and AUSTRALIA.
Improved Starve.io Painter
Now when you hit, you slow down
Improved points system (by killing other players). Now you win 1/3 of the players score.
03/31 - Attack If You Dare
, a hostile animal that can disable players' moving ability and drops thread upon death.
, dropped by the spider, can be used to create bandages and chapkas.
, crafted near a workbench using threads.
Bandage , can be used to build bases.(only stone, gold and diamond at the mean time)
Wall , lasts longer than the fire pit.
Added servers in EU, USA, and ASIA.
Wolves are stronger & give more meats
Fixed Safari and Edge issue
Improved Starve.io Painter
03/28 - Starving Of Drawings
(Beta Version), you can now draw your ideas and post them on Starve.io Painter Reddit! Thanks to this, your drawing will generate a code, that can be directly included in the game!
03/26 - Wolves Are Starving
, a hostile animal that drops wolf fur and raw meat upon death.
, works on both night and day.
Balanced food system
Berries give more food
Berries spawn more quickly
03/25 - Rabbits Are Tasty
, a passive animal that drops rabbit fur and raw meat upon death.
, dropped by rabbits.
Raw meat , you can cook a piece of raw meat near a fire source to get it.
Balanced crafting for some items
Improved collision system
Improved score system
03/24 - Online