Spookysquash were a timed exclusive flora during Halloween. They were added in Patch 1.6.49 and were available until November 15, 2019. They naturally grew on Atrox. When the player planted one of the seeds that drop from the Gnarled Spookysquash they were rewarded with the Pumpkin Visor. Players that collected seeds can still plant them to grow the different variations.

Gnarled Spookysquash

Gnarled Spookysquash were found on Atrox. They could be found at the bottom of the yellow canyon biome on the surface. Digging these up produced seeds for the other 5 varieties of Spookysquash. This variety cannot be grown from seeds.

Round Spookysquash

Round Spookysquash are round with no carvings. These can be grown from Round Spookyseeds.

Smiling Spookysquash

Smiling Spookysquash are carved with a traditional smiling face. These can be grown from Smiling Spookyseeds.

Stunted Spookysquash

Stunted Spookysquash are short and stout, with a carved face similar to the Smiling Spookysquash. These can be grown from Stunted Spookyseeds.

Astro Spookysquash

Astro Spookysquash are carved with the Astroneer logo. These can be grown from Astro Spookyseeds.

Mutated Spookysquash

Mutated Spookysquash are tall and round, but with various bumps to indicate a mutation. These can be grown from Mutated Spookyseeds. When harvesting Mutated Spookysquash, the player has a chance to gain other types of spookysquash seeds, as well as more than one seed.

Spookysquash Sample

Spookysquash have a chance to drop a Spookysquash Sample that is used in the EXO Biofuel Obtainment Operation event. They also give 60 Bytes when researched in a Research Chamber.


  • Digging up a planted spookysquash will return that type of seed, except for the Mutated Spookysquash, which will give a random type of seed.
  • Spookysquash have a chance to drop multiple seeds when dug up.
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