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Can I use my own sound files instead of the default ones?

After playing Terraria for a little while, I have started to find the default sounds for when a player takes damage a little annoying and I'm looking for a way to use my own sound files instead of the ...
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Why are my Terraria characters restricted from being certain colors?

One of my favorite hex colors is "Slate Gray": 2F4F4F (or 47 79 79). I'm currently trying to make a character for the first time in Terraria, and I've found that the 'blue' value for color is ...
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How does Terraria scale enemy spawning in multiplayer?

Having played a lot of both single-player and multiplayer Terraria at this point, I've noticed that more enemies spawn when I'm exploring with my buddy than when I'm alone on my server. It doesn't ...
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In Terraria, is it possible to completely reclaim a Corrupted area?

Well, what I tried to do was completely cleanse a Corruption area. I assumed it's all about the grass, since that seems to be how the Corruption spreads, and other biomes (such as the Underground ...
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Is it a bad idea to have a water candle in my house?

I have collected a couple of water candles from the Dungeon biome and since reading the item description and the wiki article about it I realise that may have been a bad idea: Holding this may ...
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Time Requirement for Meteors?

I started a new world solely for the purpose of spawning and mining a meteorite. I smashed a shadow orb and waited through the whole night and one never fell. I've done this twice already and the ...
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Where can I find the new rare items and enemies in Terraria 1.0.3?

Terraria changelog for version 1.0.3 report: Added two new rare enemies that can both be found underground. NEW ITEM - (RARE and SECRET Item for casters) Go on! Find it! What are these ...
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How can I create an efficient tree farm?

I've created a wooden tower with wood platform bridges to find floating islands. As a result, I need a lot of wood and my supply is running low. I had actually planned for this and created a tree ...
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How can you make an NPC move house?

Is there any way to move an NPC from one house to another in Terraria?
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What's the most efficient mining pattern?

Assuming that you are going to start mining from surface to underground, what is the most efficient mining pattern that guarantees the highest probabilities to find mineral? It would be nice to have a ...
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The Eye of Cthulhu disappeared after I reloaded the game. Is there a way to get it back?

I was playing Terraria earlier, having just reached the Hell layer (~3000ft.) and after I killed one of those annoying imps, I got a message stating: You feel an evil presence is watching you. I ...
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Can meteorites land on wood platforms?

The official wiki contains the following bit of advice regarding meteors: Note that if you have built a single-block bridge in the sky in search of Floating Islands it is possible for a meteorite ...
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How do I progress past the initial tier of gear/crafting in Terraria?

I've been playing Terraria for a few hours. I've got the basics understood - I've built houses for NPCs, explored, mined resources, etc. At this point I've got a gold Broadsword and some Copper ...
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Is it possible to toggle the pick/axe/hammer swinging action rather than having to hold down the mouse button?

When mining large areas continuously (e.g., meteorite or hellstone), destroying a large section of wall, or leveling a forest my wimpy index finger starts to cry. Is there any way to switch the ...
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Can NPCs really die?

I'm in the middle of a Blood Moon night and fighting horde of monsters. In a Blood Moon wiki's page, it is written that: This can put the player's home and NPCs in peril. In fact I see that ...
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Unable to get merchant NPC

I'm unable to get the merchant NPC to spawn. I already have the demolitionist and the nurse. There are a couple of spare NPC suitable rooms, and 50+ silver coins, but even after waiting many nights, ...
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In Terraria, is there an order in NPC appearance in addition to the minimum requirements for each one?

I noticed a strange thing about Demolitionist that I do not see mentioned on wiki. Practically on my world I created immediately a good number of houses with all requirements needed to accommodate an ...
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How can I summon a meteorite?

I've heard people talk (or at least, saw them write on forums) that they summoned meteors to create meteorite weapons and armor. How do I exactly spawn these meteors and what can I make out of meteor?...
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How can I make breaking walls less tedious?

The background "walls" in Terraria are incredibly tedious to break down. Maybe it's because the hammer is so. damn. slow. or maybe it's just a figment of my imagination since the wall tiles have ...
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Revert something you crafted to its raw ingredients?

Is it possible to break an item down to its raw ingredients? Such as breaking an Iron Bar into 3 Iron Ore? On a similar note, is it possible to undo something you've built right after building it (...
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How can I escape from deep lakes?

I just fell into a deep lake underground and miserably died because I was not able to jump out. Are there any techniques to survive in this case, or is this one of the dangerous aspects of being a ...
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In Terraria, what differences are there between stone and wood when used to build a house?

Is there any difference between stone and wood when used to build a house? Apart from the fact that they look different. Specifically does stone provide more protection?
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How can I break the corrupted rock?

I decided it was time to investigate the corruption, but I can't break the corrupted rock (or whatever it is that looks like rock inside the corrupted area). My silver pickaxe or bombs simply don't do ...
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How can I gain silver coins quickly?

I am trying to attract the Merchant on my world and according to the wiki, I need at least 50 silver coins. What is the fastest way to farm silver coins in a new world?
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How do I set up a Glowing Mushroom farm in Terraria?

I'm aware of the general mechanism of mushroom growing (place some mud and sprinkle mushroom seeds on it). However, I'd like to know a bit more about it before I start building my farm, so I'd ...
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How to move faster in Terraria?

Is it possible move faster in Terraria? I mean, when you are very deep in the underground is it possible returning to the surface faster, using elevator, for example, or other things? Or when you need ...
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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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How far and at what height are dungeons?

According to Terraria Wiki The Dungeon is one of the highest level "biomes" in the game. It is either on the right or the left side of the map and can be in a variety of colors, including ...
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What is this purple claw thing (Demon Altar) and what can I do with it?

What are these things? When I get close to it I take damage, but I can't hurt it. What does it do and what is it?
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How can I stop monsters invading my mine/tunnels?

I have been playing Terraria for a few hours now, and have a reasonable sized mine underneath my house. It is well lit and I have never had any monsters spawn inside or even near me while in there - ...
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Is there a way to save a map without also exiting it?

Is there a way to save a Terraria map without also exiting the map? Last night I was victim to a power outage that lost me a lot of work. I'd like to avoid this in the future, but it seems overly ...
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How do I find good minerals in Terraria?

How far do I need to dig to find good minerals and materials for good items? I think I've been digging for almost 200 blocks now and all I find is copper, iron, silver and gold. Where do I find good ...
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How do I get a mohawk or a different hairstyle in Terraria?

I bought Terraria a few days ago and I saw people with mohawks and an afro. Now I was wondering how I could get the same?
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How do I sleep or skip nights?

I was able to build a bed in Terraria and I thought it could allow me to sleep. By clicking on it, instead, I set only the spawn point. Is it possible sleep in other ways or eventually skip nights (...
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When is a player flagged as a cheater?

I read in the 1.0.1 changelog that: Players who haven't cheated will no longer be flagged as a cheater. and I am wondering how a player can be flagged as cheater?
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Help, how high am I?

I was watching the trailer for Terraria, and I can see a height/depth indicator on some of the footage - how do you enable this?
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How do I find roommates? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How large does a house need to be for residents to move in? I've created my first structure in Terraria and I've included all the important items that my guide told me to ...
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How can I increase Terraria's default resolution?

I'd like to increase the default resolution because it's very small. There's nothing in the options menu, and I checked the folders where it is installed and didn't find any sort of options.ini file ...
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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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What are the different worlds' size in Terraria?

In Terraria, you can choose the world's size when creating a new one. The current version of the game offers three choices : small, medium and large. What is the size of the world for each option (...
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How do you destroy walls behind your house?

How can I destroy the blocks I placed to create the 'back wall' behind my house?