How to get a Curious Egg in Core Keeper

If you need help figuring out how to get the Curious Egg in Core Keeper, we have a detailed guide!
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The Paws & Claws update is the perfect addition to Core Keeper, adding a new level of excitement and immersion to the already captivating gameplay. With the introduction of animal companions and a new sub-biome, players can look forward to hours of gameplay and exploration. If you need help figuring out how to get the Curious Egg in Core Keeper, we have a detailed guide!

How to get Curious Egg in Core Keeper

To get the Curious Egg, you’ll need to purchase it for 375 coins from the Slime Merchant, which you’ll encounter shortly after defeating Glurch the Abominous Mass in the early part of the game. The Curious Egg is described as a “mysterious, curly-tailed egg that seems to react to your presence.”

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Once you place the Curious Egg into the Incubator, it will become a Cracked Curious Egg, which will then hatch an Embertail. The Embertail is described as, “Spontaneous and impulsive in nature, this pet is as fierce in battle as it is at clawing at furniture. But also incredibly cuddly.” It is modeled after a real-life cat and has a “fiery ranged attack” while its eyes give you a +2 glow, which helps when dealing with Cavelings.

Remember, in order to hatch any of the eggs found in the world, you will need to craft the copper workbench (you can do so at the wood workbench), which was added in this update, so you can then craft the incubator. You will need to be patient before your egg will hatch in your incubator!

As you level up your pet–by taking them into combat with you or by giving it pet candy–you’ll be able to get different perks for your pet. You can roll for different perks or a different combination of perks to get the most out of your companion.

Core Keeper Egg Guides

There are four additional pets that can be obtained as companions and leveled up for additional perks in Core Keeper. Here are our other guides!

We hope this guide helped you figure out how to get the Curious Egg in Core Keeper and add it to your collection of companions! Good luck leveling up your new friend. Check out more Core Keeper coverage.

Christine Mielke

Christine Mielke

Christine Mielke has been writing content for the web for over 15 years. She is well-known for concise, informative content and her transparency. Christine is a 2011 graduate of Santa Clara University’s JD/MBA program, after having graduated in 2007 from University of California, Irvine with B.A. in Economics and B.A. in Political Science.

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