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The Large Barrel is a storage object found in many dungeons.
It can be placed on any flat surface 3 blocks wide. It does not provide a stacking surface.
|Apex :||A wooden barrel. Anything inside?|
|Avian :||A rounded wooden container held together with iron.|
|Floran :||Floran can put thingsss insside and roll it around.|
|Glitch :||Observant. A barrel, storage for cheap items.|
|Human :||A barrel. Good for storing food and materials.|
|Hylotl :||A barrel for storing goods.|
|Novakid :||A big barrel o' nothin'!|