A 2011 2D action-adventure/RPG, developed by Re-Logic. Use this tag for the PC version.

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Can you pause Terraria?

I can't find a pause button in Terraria, is there one? If I press the escape key, it just brings up my inventory - I tried pressing different keys, but none of them seem to do anything.
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I have different characters in my “My Games/Terraria/Players Folder” than in my game itself

I uninstalled Terraria because it kept crashing, after reinstallation, I opened it up, but both my characters and worlds were gone. They were still in my C:/documents/my games/terraria/worlds and /...
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Terraria: Witch Doctor not spawning despite me killing the Queen Bee (in a friend's duplicate server of my world)

I'm pretty new to Multiplayer Terraria. My friend recently got my world files and we played together. We decided to hunt the Queen Bee as I wanted to get the Witch Doctor to join my city. I asked him ...
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What equipment should I have to kill the Eye of Cthulhu on expert mode?

I want to defeat the Eye of Cthulhu, but I think I'm unprepared. What do I need to defeat him? Similar to this question, except I am asking about the more difficult expert mode, as opposed to the ...
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Terraria fishing rod for android

I have terraria for my android and when I try to make a fishing pole it never works. I have all the items I need and I'm next to a crafting station but, it won't show up in the craft list.
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Does one row of background wall stop monster spawning?

Consider this platform: It has one row of cactus wall right behind it. Does that stop monsters from spawning on it? I'm looking for simple way to restrict monster spawns over large area and this ...
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What are the tiers of the ores in Terraria?

As new player of Terraria, I'm lost with all the ores that are in game. So, what are the tiers of the ores? I don't know for example if gold is better than iron (for example in Minecraft iron is ...
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Does Mimic spawn in hard mode only?

They did spawn on pre-hard mode before on my phone, but on my desktop version they are not showing up. Why is this happening?
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Share Multiplayer World

A buddy and I have been playing Terraria together in a joint world. I hosted and so I have the world and can play in single player when he's not around. He'd like to do the same, is this possible? I ...
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Terraria What's Underground? [on hold]

I am playing Terraria and I want to know what's underground and what I can mine. I really don't know what's underground In Terraria. But I do have a merchant.
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Fishing Difficulty Differences?

Would there be a difference in the things I get from fishing or even an increased chance on getting an item by going to say expertmode, expert hardmode, hardmode, or even normal mode?
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Who are the main bosses, in Terraria?

I am attempting to defeat all of the bosses, to beat Terraria. This includes hard mode. Who are the main bosses, throughout both regular and hard mode? Is there a particular preference I should take ...
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Are cacti more likely to regrow than to appear?

I'm farming cacti in terraria because I like to use them for building: Currently, I leave the cacti "stumps" and only cut when they grow 2 tiles high. Is it good strategy? Are the one tile high ...
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What to do in Hard Mode in Terraria?

I just reached Hard Mode in Terraria after beating the Wall of Flesh, so what do i have to do next? I know that to call the new bosses you need to create an specific item. But regarding the ore ...
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How do I change the prepackaged music to custom ones of my own?

Listening to the same old songs is getting kind of bland. So to fix that I want to know how to get rid of the prepackaged songs (sorry Scott Shelly) and replace them with some files of my own. Is this ...
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How the hell am I supposed to survive in the underworld?

The minute I reach the border of the underworld, fire imps start popping up everywhere, nuking me with fireballs from every conceivable angle. In addition, 3 huge skeleton worms show up ramming into ...
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What is the easiest way to farm Nazar?

I need a Nazar. It is the last ingredient for the Ankh Shield I need and it seems difficult to receive. Is there a good way to get it?
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How do I effectively defeat the Wall of Flesh?

I've been having trouble defeating this monster. Even with lots of buff potions, health potions, high tier armor (Molten), and ranged weapons with plenty of ammo (Minishark), I can't seem to kill this ...
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If you beat the Wall of Flesh once and you do it again in the same world will it take you to another difficulty mode?

I'm afraid of beating him again because I don't want to change the difficulty yet. I'm worried that beating him more than once will further increase the difficulty.
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Pwnhammer disappeared from my inventory, how do I get it back?

So I was in a normal world, playing singeplayer. I killed the Wall of Flesh 2 days ago; therefore the world was on hard mode. I obtained the Pwnhammer, but when I switched the Pwnhammer to another ...
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How do I make a thin layer of lava for mob farming?

I've seen videos of people making monster farmers with wires, switches, statues and a thin layer of lava to kill the newly created monster. They always seem to have a perfectly created layer of lava ...
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How can I make Terraria easier to play with controllers?

Since I can't really into WASD due to some issues with my left hand, and I have some issues gaming with a keyboard and mouse even without that, I was hoping to find something that suited it more for a ...
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How can I make a (horizontal) tunnel through sand?

I want to build a large, horizontal underground tunnel that spans my world, for quick travel. Unfortunately, if I tunnel under a desert all the sand falls down and I just make a giant hole wherever my ...
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Where are glowing mushrooms located?

I thought they were in the Underground Jungle but I haven't seen any in my limited searching there. Should I be looking elsewhere?
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How can I halt the spread of corruption after winning hell?

After defeating the Wall of Flesh, corruption is spreading much faster and bypasses sunflowers. Are there any other methods of halting it than hallowing?
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Can I break Lihzahrd Brick with any other pickaxe than Picksaw?

I'm playing on easy mode and I just found the Lihzahrd area. Are there any pickaxe I can craft to enter that area? Do I need to keep search for those Golems so I can get the Picksaw?
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Why Isn't this Valid Housing? [Terraria PC] [duplicate]

I was recently playing Terraria on my laptop when I saw that this was not valid housing. Why? I might be stupid and there could just be a simple answer but do any of you know?
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How do I build a house for my NPCs?

I read on the wiki that people will move in under the following conditions: You do something to please them An empty house is available with a light source, table, and chair (also with walls). I ...
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How can I make and farm Demon Altars in a world generated without one?

I want a Demon Altar in a 0.3.0 world with no Demon Altars. How do I get one and farm it? I've tried defeating the Wall of Flesh in another world, but there is a glitch and the guide doesn't reaspawn....
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How does NPC naming work?

Prior to the 1.1 release, my friends and I always referred to the guide as Brian. When we generated our new world, the guide had a name: Trent. This was sub-optimal, but we didn't try to do anything ...
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Lunatic Cultist won't spawn!

I destroyed all the cultists near the tablet but the lunatic cultist won't spawn. I have checked everywhere to see if there are any left (including down the hole). I have provided a screenshot of it ...
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Can Necromactic Scroll and Papyrus Scarab be used at the same time?

I am trying to get as many summons as possible, and I am currently using the Papyrus Scarab. If I find another Necromactic Scroll, will I be able to equip it with the Papyrus Scarab? I am asking ...
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How do Faulty Lamps work?

With logic gates, the "state" of the output is decided by the logic gate's condition and when the output changes, the gate sends out a pulse, just like a switch or a lever. Faulty Lamps, on the other ...
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What are possible drop from Shadow Orbs (In Terraria)

I have found a musket but I don't really know what it can drop, I'm curious, thanks for the feed-back
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How can I transfer a Terraria character/world without using my original laptop?

So, my laptop hard drive got a bug and now will not work. As of now, I'm using my sister's Macbook, and I want to play on my Terraria character/world. Is it possible to do this without the use of my ...
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Is it possible to create a counter just with wiring?

With the new logic gates in the 1.3.1 update, is it possible to create some wiring circuit that counts how many times a trigger was activated? In other words, is it possible to make a circuit that ...
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Lost Connection

A friend and I were going to play on a Terraria world of his and when I went to connect it would connect but then loose connection. A screenshot has been provided courtesy of me for the event of it ...
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Can you get the key of light on terraria pc

I got 20 souls of light and went to the guide to see what I could craft and it shows me the "Key of Light". I looked on the Terraria wiki and it said that you craft it at a regular crafting table, but ...
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What are Team Blocks, Team Platforms, Presserators, and how can I get them?

The 1.3.1 update for PC Terraria was just released, and with it a bunch of new items mostly related to wiring. Among these, the changelog mentions Team Blocks, Team Platforms, and a Presserator. What ...
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Does world size affect multiplayer lag?

I am trying to play multiplayer with the steam integration for multiplayer, but we have a small amount of server lag on our current large world. Would restarting on a small/medium world help the ...
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Is map refreshing instantly after destroying an altar?

In hardmode, when the player destroys an altar, new ores appear. As explained on the wiki, Each destroyed Altar causes one type of Hardmode ore to appear in the world First Altar: Cobalt Ore ...
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How can I find lakes?

Why aren't there any lakes to fish in? The only one I found is 1 block deep and is in the rain forest, where bats, slimes and piranhas could attack me at any moment. This is what I've explored so ...
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Moving Terraria Profiles from Mac OSX to PC Windows 10

I recently bought a new PC for gaming and I want to transfer my Terraria profiles from my Mac to my PC. I used my profile to log onto my PC my, but my worlds aren't showing up. How can I migrate my ...
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Is there a tutorial in Terraria? If so, How do I start it?

I'm quite new to Terraria, and when I created and entered my first world, there was no guide or walkthrough on how to play the game. Am I missing something? Or is there a specific way to start the ...
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How can I fight a boss without summoning using an item? [closed]

It's always puzzled me how to fight a boss in Terraria without going to an items server and grabbing the boss spawner items. Can someone tell me how to get to them?
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How to transfer normal saved terraria worlds to a cloud saved world

I have characters and worlds saved locally on my device and I'm wondering if it is possible to change them so that instead of being locally saved, they're saved to the cloud (iOS), if so how would I ...
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Does Terraria have controller compatibility?

I have Terraria via Steam and I usually play with a keyboard and mouse. I'd like to play with my Xbox controller but I can't find a joystick option. So can you use a controller for PC Terraria? Thank ...
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How do I break a Shadow Orb?

I'd like to summon a Goblin Army, and I know that I need 200 Health and a Shadow Orb. But how do I get a Shadow Orb without an op pickaxe? Also, I have a Crimson biome, not a Corruption so how do I ...
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Sometimes can't connect to server

I have a server hosted locally on my PC and both I and my wife can usually connect to it just fine, but sometimes, after we close the game and leave the server on, later neither of us can join it ...
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Terarria what happens with Crimson Seeds?

I recently spawned and killed the Eye of Cthulu, I got 2 crimson seeds, I planted them and it now says (when I ask my dryad) "Central City (my world) is now 7% Crimson! You are so close." What does ...