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Adds functionality to water troughs located in animal houses. Water them and your animals will be happy!

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Animals Need Water brings life to the water troughs your animal houses have. Animals will now consume water in them, making you need to refill them regularly. You receive 15 friendship points with each animal in a building with a watered trough at the end of the day. Not refilling the troughs makes your animals thirsty, reducing your friendship with them. If you water the trough with animals inside the building, you'll receive some additional 15 friendship points with each of them. The number of friendship points you get in each case can be configured.

Deluxe buildings now come with a watering system which waters the troughs automatically in the morning. This can be configured in the Config file with the 
WateringSystemInDeluxeBuildings parameter. Note that, however, you are unable to receive the additional 15 friendship points with the animals inside a building with a watering system.

Animals can also drink water outside if they are able to reach the closest water body, well, trough, etc. (can be configured in the Config file). If the animal was able to drink outside, but its water trough was left empty, it will not be count as left thirsty yesterday.

  • Install the latest version of SMAPI.
  • Download this mod and unzip its folder into Stardew Valley/Mods.
  • Run the game using SMAPI.

  • Compatible with SMAPI 3.13 and higher (the latest version is recommended).
  • Compatible with Stardew Valley 1.5.5 and higher.
  • Not compatible with MTN.

    Compatible with the following mods that change interiors of Barn/Coop:

   Animals Need Water will automatically detect them and load corresponding trough placement profiles.

   If you want an even more immersive experience (such as animal dehydration), consider checking out the Animals Die mod.

For modders
   Animals Need Water provides an API which allows you to access some of the mod's data.
   See API Documentation for more info.

   See Translating section of README on GitHub.

Animals Need Water is open-source and is licensed under the 0BSD License.