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My friend claims he used to play Terraria in his previous so-call 'hardmode' account, but it seems as if he's mastered the game having very much the best of all items. Being very hard to believe as I got him the game however he claims it to be a file of his old player from his friends computer.

That is still believable, but just look at the image below:

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If you do notice his buff icon has an ironskin potion and swiftness potion stacking up to 9999 hours, could anyone confirm, if this is normal?

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By the way, I looked through his perspective through Skype. –  elfinlocks2151 Jan 28 at 14:51
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Not normal, probably edited the save. –  3ventic Jan 28 at 14:53
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easy on the downvotes guys. english is hard. –  Turtleweezard Jan 28 at 15:29

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There is no way your friend got those buffs legitimately. The max duration for the Ironskin buff is 5 minutes and Swiftness buff is 4 minutes.

Buffs also do not stack in effect or duration.

Your friend cheated those buffs.

Sources:

Terraria Wiki Buffs

Terraria Wiki Potions (Notes)

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Oh yeah, but my friend claims it's a glitch. Is that believable? –  elfinlocks2151 Jan 28 at 15:08
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@elfinlocks2151 No. –  Raven Dreamer Jan 28 at 15:14
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Nah, your friend is a cheater. There's no (known) glitch that does that –  5pike Jan 28 at 15:16
    
Also, isn't exploitation of a glitch another form of cheating? –  EtherDragon Jan 28 at 22:42
    
@EtherDragon Possibly, but that's certainly more controversial than save editing. –  Brilliand Jan 28 at 22:50

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