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Stardew Valley: Where to Find Linus’ Basket

by Henry Emmanuel

How could you possibly waste your time on something like that? Oops, that was my friend saying after several hours of watching me play the game. Seriously, Stardew Valley is addictive. It is the kind of game that once you decide to play tempts you to preach the wonders. For those who haven’t heard nor come across it, Stardew Valley is basically a farming simulation inspired by the Harvest Moon game and it features a few RPG elements.

The game brings a plethora of quests, some so difficult that you’d be baffled, thereby wondering about the possibility of completing such an objective. Assuming you’re new to Stardew Valley, chances are you’re having a hard time finding Linus’ missing Blackberry basket. The quest is actually simple, to begin with, but what makes it hard is the fact that the game doesn’t give any clue or hint on where the basket might be.

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Linus himself didn’t state where and why he dropped it, and nor do the townspeople know. Having been practically everywhere, shaking bush with the hope that It’d pop out or something, you’d feel that the basket doesn’t even exist in the first place, but it does and we’re going to walk you through where it’s located.

Who is Linus in Stardew Valley?

Linus just like other characters is a villager living in Stardew Valley. He lives in a small tent north of Pelican Town and has deep knowledge about the mines. I’d often think he’s weird but he isn’t. He is just different and loves his solitary life. But even at that, he still dreams of participating in one of the town’s events. With a love for nature rather than people, Linus still is sympathetic and often helps players by carrying them to their farm whenever they pass out.

How Did Linus Lose the Basket?

In Stardew Valley, Linus utilizes certain tools for survival. The basket for instance is used to store the blackberry he collects from the farm and it’s unfortunate that it got lost. But how? How did he lose it in the first place? I don’t know, but I can guess.

Linus looks responsible, I seriously do not think he lost that basket. Because if he did, he would have stated why and where. Don’t tell me he got scared of the bus or probably was running away from an enemy. No matter how I envision it, I’d think he’s testing the player. Perhaps to see if he’s willing or kind enough to do a task for him. Whatever the case might be, here’s where to find Linus basket in Stardew Valley.

Finding Linus Basket

So you just read that letter he dropped in your mailbox huh? Telling you what he lost and asking you for help to retrieve it. Well here’s where to find it. To begin with, head to the right exit of your farm and you will arrive at the bus stop.


From there, go left down the road and head into the tunnel. It’s actually a no-go area, but that’s where what we are looking for. So go ahead and make your way to the end and you will see Linus basket stained with blackberry juice.


Pick it up and head back to Linus tent. It’s north of Pelican Town, near the mines. Once you see him, walk up to him and he’ll automatically take the basket from your inventory whilst leaving a thankful message saying how much the basket meant to him.


That’s it, you just completed that quest, thus earning Linus friendship. In case you approach Linus and the game tells you he’s the wrong person, simply reload or hard reboot the game to fix the error.


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