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Overview



Fire Slimes are primarily encountered during Solar Anomalies in The Glass Desert. They require a specific habitat to survive and can feed on any food from the fruit, veggie, or meat categories as long as it has been burned on the Incinerator and converted to ash.

Because of their similarities, they are often considered to be a counterpart to the Puddle Slime.

Slimepedia Entry

Slimeology:
Fire slimes are a rare breed of slime that lives on ash. Fire slimes will eat just about any food, but not without it being burned into ash first. The only way to feed a fire slime is to use an incinerator with an ash trough upgrade.

Fire slimes need ash to survive and will quickly snuff out if left on any other surface for too long. When keeping fire slimes in an ash trough, simply burn any food item to produce some ash and fill the trough. 

Rancher Risks:
A fire slime's naturally burning state makes them bad companions for other slimes as their fiery touch will send a slime flying. Additionally, fire slimes and their plorts need to be kept in an ash trough under an incinerator or they'll quickly snuff out. If you need to deal with fire slimes directly, a splash of fresh water will put out their fires for a short while.

Plortonomics:
Fire plorts are used in the developing world on Earth to keep stoves and fireplaces burning. Thanks to fire plorts, warm hands and hot food is a possibility for millions of people who otherwise would not have access to such luxuries.  A rancher won't get rich selling fire plorts, and certainly managing them can be a dangerous endeavor, but they should know that the sale of each helps those in need. Now and far into the future, the little noble actions of every individual help us move forward as a people. That much will never change. 

Tips

  • Unlike their Puddle counterparts, Fire slimes do not have a hard limit of how many can be in the same Ash Trough. As such, you can keep as many fire slimes in them as you wish.
  • While water will extinguish the fire from the fire slimes, it will also extinguish the fire plorts, causing them to burst instantly. As such, it is recommended to simply take the risk of getting burned when vaccing up Fire Plorts.
  • A burning Fire Slime will heavily agitate any Slime that comes into contact with it; for example, a happy well-fed Hunter Largo can turn feral after just three hits.


Changes

  • 1.3.0 - Fixed bug where puddle and fire slimes sometimes did not properly notice that they weren’t on their preferred surface.
  • 1.2.1 - Fixed a bug where fire slimes would (tragically) bounce (out of their troughs) with excitement when they saw Beatrix return to the ranch.
  • 1.2.0 - Fixed bug where fire slimes in ponds sometimes did not despawn properly.
    • Fixed bug where fire slimes in water did not become extinguished.
  • 1.1.1 - Fixed bug where Tarr and Fire slimes were bounced too aggressively out of ponds.
  • 1.1.0 - Fire slimes have lost the ants in their pants and no longer leap at toys. It was getting them killed.
  • 1.0.1 - Fire slimes will no longer despawn in an empty Ash Trough, but will not be fed if left empty.
  • 0.6.0b - Fixed a bug that caused Fire slimes to not periodically spawn during Solar Anomalies.
  • 0.6.0 - Fire slimes have been added and are spawned during Solar Anomalies.

Trivia

  • Fire Slimes, their plorts, and their Slime Toy the Charcoal Brick, are all immune to the Incinerator. They are also immune from agitating each other on contact.
  • Fire Slimes cannot survive under normal conditions anywhere in the Far, Far Range; as there is no naturally occurring ash.
  • Fire slimes produce a plort every 2 in game hours if possible, and will save up to 3 complete timers if it isn't possible.

References

VE Slime Rancher
Slimes
Docile Pink SlimePhosphor SlimeTabby SlimeHoney SlimePuddle SlimeSaber SlimeHunter SlimeQuantum SlimeTangle SlimeDervish Slime
Harmful Rock SlimeBoom SlimeRad SlimeCrystal SlimeMosaic SlimeFire Slime
Hostile The TarrFeral Slimes
Special Quicksilver SlimeGold SlimeGordo Slimes (Party Gordo) • Largo SlimesLucky Slime
Behaviors AgitationHungerStackingPounce
Scrapped Meteor Slime
Food
Meat Hen HenChickadooRoostroElder HenElder RoostroBriar Hen (Chickadoo) • Stony Hen (Chickadoo) • Painted Hen (Chickadoo)
Fruit PogofruitCuberryMint MangoPhase LemonPrickle PearKookadoba
Veggie CarrotHeart BeetOca OcaOdd OnionSilver ParsnipGilded Ginger
Other WaterAshSpicy TofuSpark ShotThunderclapStatic Clinger
The Ranch
Plots CoopCorralGardenIncineratorPondSilo
Facilities Plort MarketVacpackRange ExchangeRanch HouseStarmail
7Zee Rewards Club Chroma PacksSlime ToysVacpack
Decorative Items EchoesOrnaments
Far, Far Range
The Ranch The GrottoThe OvergrowthThe LabThe DocksOgden's RetreatMochi's Manor
Wilderness The Dry Reef (Ring Island)The Slime Sea (Moustache Island)The Moss Blanket (Mushroom Lake) (Feral Path)The Indigo Quarry (Crystal Volcano) (Ash Isle)The Ancient RuinsThe Glass DesertThe WildsNimble Valley
The Vaults Ring Island VaultAsh Isle VaultFeral Path Vault
Features CrateWorld MapMap Data NodesWater SpringsWaterSlime KeySlime GateStatic TeleportersSlime StatueFountain (Plort Statues)Ancient WaterOasisSolar Anomalies
Slime Science
Gadget Types ExtractorsUtilitiesWarp TechDecorationsCurios
Drill JellystoneSlime FossilStrange DiamondIndigoniumGlass Shard
Apiary Buzz WaxHexacombRoyal JellyWild HoneyPepper Jam
Pump Primordy OilSpiral SteamLava DustDeep BrineSilky Sand
Treasure Pods The RanchThe Dry ReefThe Moss BlanketThe Indigo QuarryThe Ancient RuinsThe Glass DesertOgden's RetreatThe WildsNimble ValleyThe Slime Sea
Additional Information
Economy PlortsNewbucks
Characters Beatrix LeBeauNPCs (Thora WestViktor HumphriesOgden OrtizMochi MilesBObHobson TwillgersCasey)7Zee Corporation
Game Information FAQsGame VersionsUpcoming FeaturesSlimepediaControlsAchievementsLoading Screen TextsGame Modes
Events Wiggly WonderlandParty Weekend
Monomi Park Ian McConvilleNick PopovichConcept ArtMerchandiseSlime Rancher Soundtrack
Cut/Removed content Meteor SlimeUnused Features
Other FanartSlooow Field