There is an inherent issue with digging graves for so many nuggets: you eventually run out of space. While the idea of incinerating loyal subjects may seem a little extreme, it's best to keep in mind that they are dead and probably won't care too much.

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The funeral pyre is a small and tall sized building mainly used to burn dead Nuggets. It has a slow build time due to its high resource requirements and very high build points. The Funeral Rite Perk must be researched before this building becomes available.

This building requires the Cemetery to be built and fully functional. A Gravedigger must also be hired at the cemetery.


This building does not provide any jobs as it works passively with the help of any gravediggers who are not busy.


When a nugget dies, their body will stay on the ground indefinitely. After a period of time, the body will create an infection zone due to rot. This infection zone can cause nuggets to become instantly sick, which takes a toll on their health.


Funeral pyre panel

The funeral pyre's interface panel.

To remove patches of infection, gravediggers working at cemeteries will use a wheelbarrow to pick up the body and transport it to the funeral pyre. Once there, the gravedigger will place the body in the middle of the top platform and will ignite it. The infection zone left behind will dissipate over time.

In order for the funeral pyre to ignite, it needs an additional 25 units of wood to be used as fuel.

Clicking on the funeral pyre will open it's information panel which includes:

  • If ignited, the current progress until completed.
  • How much wood has been provided as fuel.
  • Turn on or off future ignitions.
  • The current durability of the funeral pyre itself.


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