The Taurethrim farmer is a special NPC that the player can both hire and trade units from, much like the Hobbit Farmer. They spawn in farms which can be found in villages.

Behaviour Edit

These NPCs usually remain within their farm, and can be easily recognised by the silver coin they hold in one hand and the hoe they carry in the other.

Also, just like all other trading NPCs, these will not attack enemies or players without being first provoked, at which point they will attempt to fight back using their hoe.

Trading Edit

Anyone can trade with the farmers, unless they have negative Taurethrim alignment. Farmers will sell a variety of agricultural items, such as crops, seeds, and much more.

They are also eager to purchase equipment for use on their farms, such as buckets, hoes, and bonemeal.

Upon trading with a farmer, the player will earn the achievement "Tropical Crops".

Items Sold Edit

Below is a table of values for each item that the player is available to purchase from this NPC. Use this table to find out if your farmer is giving you a good deal or not. Not each Taurethrim farmer will have every item listed for sale.

Items Sold Price Range Images
Wheat 2-3 (2coinI to 3coinI) Wheat
Seeds 1-1 (1coinI to 1coinI) Seeds
Reeds 2-3 (2coinI to 3coinI) Reed
Potato 2-3 (2coinI to 3coinI) Potato
Corn 2-4 (2coinI to 4coinI) Corn
Cocoa Beans 6-10 (6coinI to 1coinX) CocoaBeans
Dried Reeds 2-3 (2coinI to 3coinI) Dried Reeds
Carrot 2-4 (2coinI to 4coinI) Carrot
Banana 2-4 (2coinI to 4coinI) Banana
Mango 2-4 (2coinI to 4coinI) Mango
Lettuce 2-4 (2coinI to 4coinI) Lettuce

Items Bought Edit

Below is a table of values for each item that the player can sell to this NPC. Use this table to earn more money by only selling when the prices are high. You will not be able to sell every item to every farmer as not each Taurethrim farmer will want to purchase every item listed below. Note that they only buy undamaged tools.

Items Bought Price Range Images
Bucket 2-4 (2coinI to 4coinI) Bucket
Water Bucket 3-5 (3coinI to 5coinI) WaterBucket
Iron Hoe 6-10 (6coinI to 1coinX) HoeIron
Stone Hoe 1-1 (1coinI to 1coinI) HoeStone
Bronze Hoe 5-8 (5coinI to 8coinI) HoeBronze
Taurethrim Hoe 8-13 (8coinI to 1coinX3coinI) HoeTauredain
6 x Bone Meal 1-1 (1coinI to 1coinI) Bone Meal

Hiring Edit

These traders will not only sell items, but will also allow you to purchase farmhands, NPCs to manage your farm. Once one gains the required +50 alignment to the Taurethrim, these units can be purchased starting at forty silver coins. However, this price shall decrease as you gain further alignment.

Upon hiring a farmhand from a farmer, the player earns the achievement "Care of the Earth".

Drops Edit

Upon death, farmers will usually drop bones, silver coins and various other crops.



  • Too many have forgotten that we owe all our lives to the jungle. The shamans know, but they are few.
  • I have choice crops on offer.
  • The jungle is kind to us, Person.
  • The Lion-Men pillage our fields and burn our land. But our people will not starve at the hands of those savages!
  • We are kind to the earth, so that when our time comes we may sleep peacefully beneath it.
  • We grow the greatest crops in all the world. Unlike the foul grass-tribes. They only know how to steal!
  • If you are wise, Person, you will eat mangoes. They are good for you.
  • There is much good in the earth.
  • We grow many crops here, Person. The jungle has blessed us.
  • These forests give us life, and in return, we help them grow.
  • Do you wish to buy anything from the jungle?
  • Show kindness to the trees and the fields, Person, for without their fruit, you would not be alive.
  • The jungle may give its fruits freely, Person, but I ask for a little silver.
  • Are you hungry, Person?
  • Our fields are rich and bountiful, Person. We will never let our people starve.
  • Do you seek help on your farm? I have some farmhands looking for work.
  • Our people work the fields with care.


  • The jungle has no love for villains like you!
  • You are accursed by the jungle!
  • Begone, Lion-Man! Do not profane these sacred forests.
  • You are a savage. Get out!
  • Get out of our lands, Person!
  • I shall not give my crops to you!
  • You disgrace the ground upon which you stand!
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NPCs: Taurethrim (Banner Bearer, Blowgunner, Farmhand, Warrior)
Traders: ChieftainFarmerShamanSmith
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