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"Shave off your dirty beatnik beard."
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Has no durability
Shave your beard and beefalos
Stacks up to
Does not stack
Wilson Portrait.png
A sharpened rock tied to a stick. For hygiene!


Willow Portrait.png
Why did I build this?


Wolfgang Portrait.png
My skin is too strong for hairs!


Wendy Portrait.png
This is just for shaving.


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Wickerbottom Portrait.png
A personal hygiene implement.


Woodie Portrait.png
A true lumberjack never shaves.


Waxwell Portrait.png
If only the world had a single neck.


Wigfrid Portrait.png
A small blade, but a blade nönetheless.


Webber Portrait.png
I watched my father use one of these.


Walani Portrait.png
You're not coming near my legs!


Warly Portrait.png
If only I had aftershave.


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Shavin's fer princes and lawyers.


The Razor is a craftable Tool Item found in the Tools Tab. It requires 2 Twigs and 2 Flints to craft, and a Science Machine to prototype. Unlike other Tools, it cannot be equipped. and to be used it has to be lifted and used on a target instead. Players using a Controller have to simply be near a shaveable entity for the "Shave" prompt to appear. Since it has no durability, the Razor has infinite uses.

The Razor can be used to shave Wilson's  Beard, which provides leftover Beard Hair. To shave the Beard, simply right-click the Razor while it's in the inventory. The amount of Beard Hair received depends on the beard's length. The Razor can also be used to shave Beefalos while they are sleeping (whether at night or when put to sleep using Sleep Darts, Amulets, or Pan Flutes), resulting in 3 Beefalo Wool. The Beefalo will not wake up after being shaved, but Beefalo in heat will sometimes wake up and attack.

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In the Reign of Giants DLC (and by extension, Don't Starve Together), Webber can also use the Razor to shave his Beard. The amount of Silk received depends on the Beard's length

At this point, in the Shipwrecked DLC, the Razor can not be used to shave Water Beefalo.

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  • Using the Razor to acquire Beefalo Wool is more efficient than killing Beefalo outright since the Wool will eventually regrow allowing players to shave the same Beefalo again for more Wool.
    • If players need to kill a Beefalo anyway, it is advised to shave them first for some Wool, since even when shaved, Beefalo will still drop Beefalo Wool on death.
  • Wearing a Beefalo Hat prevents Beefalo in heat from attacking the Character when they're shaving them.
  • A good tip is to not shave a Beard until the first Winter is over, as the Beard (unlike Clothes) will not wear out, providing insulation as long as the player doesn't shave.
    • In DLCs, it is advised to shave at the beginning of Summer/Dry Season due to the Beard accelerating the rate at which Wilson and Webber overheat and providing no benefits when fully grown during those Seasons.

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  • Even though other Characters have facial hair, they are unable to shave. When examining the Razor, they will bring up an excuse for not doing it. For instance, Woodie says that "A true lumberjack never shaves."

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