Grounded throws you into the deep end from the get-go, with very few resources or recipes to craft what you need to survive. you'll want to spend your first hour or so crafting the basics. you will likely need Dry Grass Chunks for tools like the Torch, but getting them requires another item that you'll need to craft first. Here's how to get Dry Grass Chunks.
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Grounded: How to Get Dry Grass Chunks
To get Dry Grass Chunks in Grounded you need to look for yellow pieces of grass. These are usually interspersed with the green grass found in the starting area of the game. We've included an image of Dry Grass in the screenshot below:
You'll need to use a chopping tool to cut the Dry Grass down. We recommend the Pebblet Axe at this point in the game. Just pick up a Pebble and take it to a research station. there's one where you started. Analyse it using the machine there and you will get the recipe for the Pebblet Axe. You'll need the following to craft it:
- Sprig x3
- Pebblet x2
- Crude Rope x1 (analyse plant fibres to get this recipe)
Equip the axe and find some dry grass. you can then swing it and chop it down. As it hits the ground it will break into Dry Grass Chunks.
What Are Dry Grass Chunks Used For?
Dry Grass Chunks are used in a wide range of crafting recipes. These include the Torch, Bratburst bombs, Grub armour, and more. It's worth making sure you keep some on you at all times, and make sure you analyse a piece back at a research lab. This will unlock new recipes which ill make it easier to survive in Grounded.
That's all you need to know about Dry Grass Chunks in Grounded. For more help with the game be sure to check out our guide on the best places to build a base. Elsewhere there's our look at getting pet Aphids and Weevils.