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  • Seagull item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell7 SC50 CC
Research5 required
  • Internal Item ID: 4359 (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)

The Seagull is a critter that spawns in the Ocean. Unlike Birds, it will not fly away when a player approaches. It will occasionally make typical seagull sounds, walk passively on land and swim on water until they fall a certain distance or are approached while swimming, at which point they will switch to their alternative flying form. In their flying form, they will fly in a given direction for a certain amount of time before landing and switching back to their passive form. Despite their spawn conditions, they do not prioritize water whenever landing.

The Seagull has only 5 health and no defense, and can be damaged by other enemies and players.

The Seagull can be caught with any Bug Net to be carried around in the inventory and released later, or crafted into animated decorative furniture (Seagull Cage). Once crafted, the Seagull cannot be released again, unless the furniture item is de-crafted via Shimmer(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions).

The Seagull can be spawned by the Seagull Statue, however statue-spawned critters cannot be caught with any Bug Net, and will disappear in a puff of smoke when the player attempts to do so.


Used in

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Seagull CageSeagull Cage(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)By Hand
Roasted BirdRoasted Bird(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
  • SeagullSeagull(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
Cooking PotCooking Pot
Seagull StatueSeagull Statue(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)Heavy Work BenchHeavy Work Bench(Desktop, Console, Old-gen console and Mobile versions) and Ecto Mist(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)


Seagull on Ocean-themed splash screen, originally introduced in the Console 1.0.750.0 and later in the version.
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Seagull: "A larger bird that inhabits coastal areas. Watch out for droppings!"