The compass needle points towards the world spawn point. The compass will point to spawn when viewed in any way, including as a dropped item, in a player's hand, or in an inventory or the workbench. The direction the needle points is relative to the player who is viewing it.
Compasses were added to Venture on September 10, 2016.
- A compass can be viewed under the item statistics page, as long as one has made a compass at some point in the past.
- A compass points to the northwest corner of an object, not the middle.