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Keyboard, game controller, and Switch controls. Switch buttons are the same as controllers except for those listed.

Movement & Actions[]

Action Keyboard Controller Switch
Movement Keyboard W.pngKeyboard A.pngKeyboard S.pngKeyboard D.png
Keyboard Arrow Up.pngKeyboard Arrow Left.pngKeyboard Arrow Down.pngKeyboard Arrow Right.png
Xbox LStick.png
Run Keyboard Shift.png Xbox LTrigger.png
Toggle Autorun Keyboard R.png
Jump Keyboard Space.png Xbox B.png
Deploy Glider Keyboard Space.png + Keyboard Space.png Xbox B.png + Xbox B.png
Jump and automatically deploy glider Keyboard U.png
Select/Continue Mouse LClick.png Xbox X.png
Pet or Feed Animals
Mount an animal already in the pet slot
Keyboard E.png Xbox X.png Xbox A.png
Decline/Dismount/Tell animal to stay Keyboard F.png Xbox A.png Xbox X.png
Attack Mouse LClick.png Xbox RTrigger.png
Dodge Mouse RClick.png Xbox LTrigger.png


Action Keyboard Controller
Open Paws Menu Keyboard Esc.png Xbox Start.png
Map Keyboard M.png Xbox Y.png + Xbox RShoulder.png
Quest Log Keyboard L.png Xbox Y.png + Xbox RShoulder.png
Quick Crafting Menu Keyboard T.png Xbox Y.png + Xbox RShoulder.png

Inventory Management[]

Action Keyboard Controller
Scroll through hotbar Mouse Scroll.png Xbox LShoulder.png Xbox RShoulder.png
Open inventory Keyboard I.png Xbox Y.png
Split stack in half Keyboard Shift.png + Drag Missing.png
Pull 1 item from stack Keyboard Ctrl.png + Drag Missing.png
Swap an item or stack between inventories.
(Requires empty slot in target inventory)
Mouse RClick.png Xbox RTrigger.png
Auto Deposit Keyboard F.png Xbox A.png

Build Mode[]

Action Keyboard Controller
Place item in build mode
Remove item with Hammer
Nudge or rotate item with Item Shifter
Keyboard E.png Xbox X.png
Rotate item in build mode Mouse Scroll.png
Exit build mode
Open selector menu while using Item Shifter
Keyboard Space.png Xbox A.png
Open Hammer selector menu
Nudge/rotate with Item Shifter
Keyboard F.png Xbox B.png
Cycle Paintbrush designs (Must be holding paintbrush)
Cycle Item Shifter directional mode
Keyboard R.png
Temporarily toggle Grid Placement while placing item
(Hold to toggle the opposite of what it's set to in settings)
Hold Keyboard Alt.png


Action Keyboard Controller
Rotate camera Mouse RClick.png + Drag Xbox RStick.png
Change screenshot/Camera settings Keyboard F9.png
Screenshot Mode/Drone Camera Keyboard F10.png
Drone Camera with time paused
(Single player only)
Keyboard F11.png
Take screenshot with Steam Keyboard F12.png

Creative Mode[]

Action Keyboard Controller
Stop/Start time using Hourglass in Creative Mode Keyboard R.png Missing.png
Move time backward using Hourglass Keyboard F.png Missing.png
Move time forward using Hourglass Keyboard E.png Missing.png


Action Keyboard Controller
Hold to open Emote Ring Keyboard Z.png Xbox RTrigger.png
Fart (Small chance to drop Poop) Keyboard Greater.png
Surprise Keyboard O.png
Dab Keyboard J.png
Dance Keyboard K.png
Pout (Emote Ring only) --
Wave (Emote Ring only) --
Sit Keyboard C.png Xbox Back.png
Facepaw Keyboard G.png