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There are four Ant Builders ([[NPC]]<nowiki/>s introduced in Patch 0.13.2f4 [December 19, 2019]): the Historian, the Sage, the Scientist, and the Engineer. Each Ant Builder offers different [[permanent upgrades]] in exchange for [[Cornucopia]]s.
 
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'''Ant Builders''' serve as the meta-progression merchants for the game.
   
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== Ability ==
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{{Main|Home Improvements}}
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Ant Builders offer [[Home Improvements|Permanent Upgrades]] for the player to purchase in exchange for [[Cornucopia|Cornucopias]]. Once unlocked, they will be found before starting a run, and will change the appearance of the player's [[Farmhouse]] as new upgrades are purchased.
   
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== Unlock Method ==
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There are 5 different Ant Builders in the game which are discovered at random during a run: the Historian, the Sage, the Chemist, the Engineer, and the Alien. According to the official [[Atomicrops]] Twitter account, the spawn locations are controlled, but the spawn order is random. All Ants can be found during any year, and only one can spawn per run. Ending a run via the menu after an Ant is collected will still grant the given Ant. The Ants will spawn in these locations and order:
   
Ant Builders can appear randomly in any [[Biome|biomes]] during different runs.
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# Tier I Jungle or Tier I Tundra [[biomes]].
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# Tier II Desert or Tier II Plains biomes.
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# Tier II Tundra or Tier II Jungle biomes.
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# Tier I Jungle, Tier I Tundra, Tier II Desert, Tier II Plains, Tier II Tundra, or Tier II Jungle biomes
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# Tier I Jungle, Tier I Tundra, Tier II Desert, Tier II Plains, Tier II Tundra, or Tier II Jungle biomes
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery>
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File:SageAnt.png|The portrait for the Sage Ant.
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File:ChemistAnt.png|The portrait for the Chemist Ant.
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File:HistorianAnt.png|The portrait for the Historian Ant.
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File:EngineerAnt.png|The portrait for the Engineer Ant.
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File:AlienAnt.png|The portrait for the Alien Ant.
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</gallery>
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[[Category:Spoilers]]
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[[Category:Game Mechanics]]
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[[Category:NPCs]]

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Ant Builders serve as the meta-progression merchants for the game.

Ability

Main article: Home Improvements

Ant Builders offer Permanent Upgrades for the player to purchase in exchange for Cornucopias. Once unlocked, they will be found before starting a run, and will change the appearance of the player's Farmhouse as new upgrades are purchased.

Unlock Method

There are 5 different Ant Builders in the game which are discovered at random during a run: the Historian, the Sage, the Chemist, the Engineer, and the Alien. According to the official Atomicrops Twitter account, the spawn locations are controlled, but the spawn order is random. All Ants can be found during any year, and only one can spawn per run. Ending a run via the menu after an Ant is collected will still grant the given Ant. The Ants will spawn in these locations and order:

  1. Tier I Jungle or Tier I Tundra biomes.
  2. Tier II Desert or Tier II Plains biomes.
  3. Tier II Tundra or Tier II Jungle biomes.
  4. Tier I Jungle, Tier I Tundra, Tier II Desert, Tier II Plains, Tier II Tundra, or Tier II Jungle biomes
  5. Tier I Jungle, Tier I Tundra, Tier II Desert, Tier II Plains, Tier II Tundra, or Tier II Jungle biomes
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