They only produce silk fibre while the attached lantern is lit. The trap will light itself between late in the night until dawn, making it one of the few objects in game which is tied to planet day/night cycles. Oddly enough, moth traps still function on your Ship, which doesn't have an apparent day/night cycle of its own. These traps also act as a Light Source, but only at night.
The trap can only be harvested when full, giving 1-3 pieces of unprocessed silk. Harvesting the silk will reset the trap to empty and it will begin to fill itself again. It will only take one night to fill up the trap, unless you place the device before the night has begun.
Players will be able to harvest from moth traps within a distance at their own level, just above them, and just below them. Placing these stations as close together by using platforms is advised.
|Apex :||This can be used to collect silk fibre, if you leave it long enough.|
|Avian :||I can use this to collect silk fibre.|
|Floran :||Sssilly moths, leaving behind preciousss sssilk fibre.|
|Glitch :||Proud. Glitch farm moths to make the finest silk.|
|Human :||Isn't it weird that such a fancy material starts with these little moths?|
|Hylotl :||Using this I can collect silk fibre to weave into silk cloth, a most luxurious material.|
|Novakid :||Silk is a bit fancy for the likes of me, but I can sell it!|