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How to Unlock New Islands in Slime Rancher 2 (Ember Valley, Starlight Strand)

Slime Rancher 2 has two zones besides the starting one: Ember Valley and Starlight Strand. This page explains how to unlock new islands in Slime Rancher 2.

How to Unlock New Islands in Slime Rancher 2 (Ember Valley, Starlight Strand)
How to Unlock the Ember Valley and Starlight Strand Islands

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How to Get New Islands in Slime Rancher 2

Players can unlock the other two islands by feeding the Pink Gordo and Cotton Gordo enough that they burst. The geyser beneath Pink Gordo is used to access Ember Valley. The cave beneath Cotton Gordo is used to access Starlight Strand. Players unlock both regions by feeding these Gordos with thirty pieces of food.


Luckily, we outline the locations of both Pink Gordo and Cotton Gordo in our complete Slime Rancher 2 Gordo Location Guide. So if you’re unsure where they are, go read that.

To feed Gordos in Slime Rancher 2, players must first check its diet. By getting close enough to a Gordo, it’s name and what it eats will appear in the top-middle of the screen. Collect roughly thirty pieces of these food items and walk next to the Gordo. Hit the Shoot button (Left Mouse Button or Right Trigger) to feed the Gordo.


How to Unlock Ember Valley

Players can unlock the Ember Valley zone by finding Pink Gordo, then feeding it thirty food items to make it explode. Luckily, Pink Gordo in particular has no food preferance, so feed him anything. Once destroyed, a water spout below him becomes available. Ember Valley is unlocked by using it to jump onto the cliff above, then interacting with the switch.

Related: How to Get Radiant Ore in Slime Rancher 2

How to Unlock Ember Valley in Slime Rancher 2 Pink Gordo
Pink Gordo

How to Unlock Starlight Strand

Players can unlock Starlight Strand by finding Cotton Gordo, then feeding it thirty pieces of veggie food items or water cabbage. Doing this will cause it to explode, unlocking a cave that was beneath it. Within the cave, there is a switch which players can interact with to unlock Starlight Strand.

How to Unlock Starlight Strand
Cotton Gordo

This guide explained how to unlock new islands in Slime Rancher 2, which included Ember Valley and Starlight Strand. Both were suprisingly easy to access.

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