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Slime Rancher 2 Buzz Wax

How to Get Buzz Wax in Slime Rancher 2

It takes much less time in this game than the first one

Even though Buzz Wax was never the most difficult resource to obtain in the original Slime Rancher, it’s made even easier in the sequel. Whether you’re looking toward an upgrade or plan on stockpiling in preparation for the full release, getting plenty of crafting materials is always a good idea. If you’re interested in learning more, continue reading to discover how to get Buzz Wax in Slime Rancher 2

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How to Get Buzz Wax in Slime Rancher 2

Buzz Wax is a resource you’ll find exclusively in Starlight Strand. After feeding the Rainbow Fields Cotton Gordo plenty of vegetables, you’ll gain access to a teleport unlock node. Interacting with it opens a portal to Starlight Strand! Don’t head over here just yet, though. You’ll need a Fabricator upgrade first if you don’t have it already.

You’ll need a Resource Harvester to harvest resources like Buzz Wax, Deep Brine and others. To make it, head to the Fabricator in the Conservatory’s underground laboratory and make it using 450 Newbucks and 10 Cotton Plorts. If you don’t know where this area is, face your Plort Market screen and turn left until you find a staircase. Go down them, toss your materials into the Refinery and get the Resource Harvester upgrade from the Fabricator!

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Once you have the Resource Harvester, you’re ready to start exploring Starlight Strand. After entering the region, look out for brown bee hives. Suck up the beehives to get Buzz Wax after a short delay. Along the way, you may also encounter yellow and black striped bee hives that contain Wild Honey. Be sure not to mix the two up! Check out the picture below to understand the difference between both hives:

Slime Rancher 2 Wild Honey and Buzz Wax Comparison
Image via Slime Rancher 2 | Edited by Prima Games

Slime Rancher 2 is available in Early Access on PC and Xbox Series X|S through Steam and Game Pass. If you’re interested in learning more about the game, check out How to Get More Inventory Slots and How to Get Lava Dust in Slime Rancher 2.

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Madison Benson
Madison was a staff writer at Prima Games who has played video games for over twenty years and written about them for over two years. Her love for video games started with turn-based strategy games like Heroes of Might and Magic and has since extended to casual farming sims, MMORPGs, and action-adventure RPGs.