You will need them. To get your Starite, the merit “roped in” and so on.
You can use them to dip people you don’t like (and who want to kill you) into lava, dangling from the tail of your pterodactyl.
And until they are all categorized and inside this wiki, here is a list of some ropelikes:
- power line
- string (guitar)
- net (standard)
- christmas lights
- dental floss
- bungee cord