Hobo: Will Work For Food

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Hobo: Will Work For Food is an event that can be reached with the talented Trade Routes event, the Going to: Event Neutral Effect from Scout The Area or Spyglass's [Hobo: Will Work For Food] option, the Eye Of The Graeae event, the Khufu's Journey event, or from the [A card picturing a scruffy, starving man.] option in Cards Of Fate. It can also simply be a random event.

In the event, you can either give the Hobo a Food item you have or not give him one.

  • If you give him a Food item: Gain the Command Hobo Skill.
  • If you choose not to give him a Food item: The event ends with nothing occurring.

If you already have the Command Hobo Skill, this event is replaced by the Unlabeled Can event in which you gain an Unlabeled Can.

Event Text[edit | edit source]

Upon encounter:

Hobo: Will Work For Food

You encounter a friendly Hobo! The poor fellow is hungry and looking for work...

Will you offer him something to eat in exchange for his services?


  • Upon giving him Food:
Hobo Hired
You feed the Hobo your [FoodItem].

Keep him fed and he'll be your best friend!

  • Upon giving him nothing:
No Hobo
Awww, come on! Don't be a hobophobe!


  • Upon choosing an option while Dead:
You seem to have died near a friendly hobo. Let's just say he won't starve to death...


  • Upon encountering the event while you already have the Command Hobo Skill:
Unlabeled Can
You find an Unlabeled Can.

Awesome! No label means no expiry date!