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Do some items make the Blood Moon event more common?

I'm playing in a new 1.2 world, and the Blood Moon rises nearly every night! My character is currently weak enough that I'm having a tough time staying alive, and it's getting to be frustrating. Are ...
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Can enemies from statues drop a hardmode dungeon key?

The (gamepedia) wiki claims that "every enemy" has a chance of dropping a dungeon key for the biome that it is in, and I see nothing to suggest otherwise in the other wiki or update logs, yet it seems ...
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How can I get a dryad in my village?

I already build new home for her but nothing happens.I have 18 gold(if that matters) but no one moves into the new home. In my village I already have 4 NPCs.
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How do I get a statue to activate from a timer?

I'm trying to figure out wiring; I have the following diagram, a heart statue hooked up to a 1-second timer. The timer is on, but the statue is not activating. What's wrong with my wiring?
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Ores being odd? [duplicate]

Usually as said in most posts, about how tin/lead/tungsten etc. replace copper/iron/silver etc. My worlds continue to have a mix of both (Like Copper, Lead, Tungsten, Gold) and I have no guarantee on ...
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What is this creepy place?

So I'm playing Terraria 1.2, delving in the underground beneath a regular ol' Forest biome, when suddenly I stumble into this place. The cute little critter at the bottom is a Cochnial Beetle. ...
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How to keep Terraria NPCS from letting monsters in?

I attached my NPC's house to mine so that they had access to both homes but they keep letting monsters in ): Is there a way to fix this?
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If my world has silver instead of Tungsten, can I still make an Emerald Staff?

The recipe for Emerald Staff says I need Tungsten. Isn't silver supposed to be interchangeable with tungsten? Why should I have to re-make my world just to get a metal...
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Why would I choose a Palladium Drill over a Palladium Pickaxe?

I recently entered hardmode with my new character, and I am being faced with two choices: the Palladium Pickaxe and Palladium Drill. I remember that before 1.2, there were only drills, not pickaxes, ...
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Will Crimson Spread In My Ice Biome?

I have heard many, many conflicting reports on whether or not Crimson will spread in my Ice Biome. Some people say yes it will, others say that no, it only starts during Hardmode. Still others say ...
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When Should I Explore The Jungle?

On my previous runs of Terraria, I find myself diving into deep caves to get Copper, Iron, Silver and Gold materials first, then taking that loot and going up against an Eater of Worlds, then taking ...
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How many bee hives are there per world?

I have recently stumbled upon a jungle in my large terraria world and found a beehive inside it. Excited, I rushed in with bombs and summoned a queen bee. I tried to kill the boss but failed. After my ...
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Can I rename my player or world?

I am interested in renaming my characters and worlds. Is that possible? I have looked through the UI and could not find a way.
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How far do crimson/corruption biomes spread? [duplicate]

I've completely rebuilt my base in a Forest Biome from the ground up since the release of the 1.2 update. And when my base was the same as in my old world, and most of the npc's were there (except the ...
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Where are my world files?

I want to transfer my world from my PC to a second PC, but I cannot find the world files. Can you please help me?
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Why is my map so… messed up?

See this screenshot: You can click it to enlarge it. As you can see, there's something... very wrong with it. Some parts of the world are shifted around, caves aren't in the right spot, etc. ...
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What is the fastest way to regenerate life?

What is the fastest way to naturally regenerate HP? I know for sure honey increases the rate of hp regen, and so do campfires. I know for sure there are some other HP regenerating items such as ...
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Does Corruption/Crimson/Hallow Spread on a Multiplayer Server when no-one is logged on?

Does Corruption/Crimson/Hallow Spread on a multi-player Server when no-one is logged on? I play on a multiplayer-server (mainly to be able to log on from multiple server) but I am usually the only ...
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How can I buy the tiki armor and accessories?

I badly want to buy the tiki armor, necklace, and Hercules beetle so that I can turn my one pygmy into six buff ones. However, my witch doctor refuses to sell them! I have built him a home in the ...
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What is this ore, and why can't I mine it?

I just came across this glowy ore, and my 'Sharp Silver Pickaxe' won't mine it. I'm playing on the PC version of Terraria, if that helps. How do I mine the glowy ore block?
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How do I defeat the Dungeon Guardian?

So apparently, as of the last update, there is a special "Baby Skeletron Head" pet one can obtain by killing the Dungeon Guardian. Last I checked (or died trying), I died from an instantaneous one ...
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Do effects of the Paladin's Shield stack?

The Paladin's Shield wiki page states: transfers 25% of the damage inflicted on allies to the wearer when its health is above 25%. Allies must be in the same team color for it to work. It ...
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How can I get rid of or purify the Crimson?

So it seems that in some worlds, the Crimson will automatically replace the Corruption. Luckily/Unluckily for me, I seem to have only the Crimson in my world, and no Corruption. That said, how do ...
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Is there an optimal setup for campfires?

So apparently, a campfire, which requires 20 wood and 1 torch, can increase hp regen when "close" to it. I'm wondeirng if there's an optimal setup for these campfires. It seems that if I stand too ...
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Why is my Terraria house not valid? [duplicate]

It says this is not valid housing when i'm pretty sure it is. this is 1.2. is the floor too high up?
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What are the new Biomes for Terraria 1.2?

So far, I've found Crimson, I've found Snow, and I've found an underground Pyramid, but are there any other Biomes that have been added to the game as of update 1.2? And if so, what do they have to ...
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Is there a mob that can generate new crimson, similar to the corruptor?

Most of the Question ist already in the title ;) Until now, i only have seen two new enemies in the Crimson, after entering Hardmode: Herpling Floaty Gross None of these enemies create new crimson ...
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When do hardmode ores spawn?

In Terraria after you kill wall of flesh and start a hard mode a new ores such as Cobalt, Mythril etc. should be generated, and it was okay in 1.1 update, but now for some reason these ores are not ...
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What are the best modfiers for the good items on terraria?

I am wordering what the best modifier are for the Paladin's Hammer, Vampire knives, Golem fist, and the magical harp?
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What is this pyramid-like structure in the Underground Jungle?

I was looking around in the Underground Jungle, and I saw this: It looks like a pyramid, but it's deep underground! I also remember reading that there can't be a pyramid and a living tree in the ...
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Locked chests in the dungeon: where to find the keys and what to expect inside?

The 1.2 update added some new locked chests to the dungeon. Where can I find their matching keys and what can I expect to find inside these chests? Are the rewards unique? Will I need to generate many ...
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How do I Summon meteors and fight Eater of Worlds when there is no corruption in my world?

I noticed in my Terraria world that I have absolutely no Corruption biomes. Nada. Nothing. I was really hoping to get my hands on some meteorite but it seems to be a pipe dream in my current world. ...
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Can Ice melt in terraria 1.2?

Let's face it, a lot of us love building nice water features in our homes when it comes to sandbox games like terraria and minecraft (especially me). I was planning out a feature to build with water ...
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How fast does Corruption/Crimson spread?

So I was wandering the surface looking for easy caves to explore and BAM, Crimson biome. Now that I've discovered it, I'm a little worried about the area immediately to the left of it, since there ...
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Unicorn on a Stick — what does it do?

I killed a unicorn and it dropped the item called "Unicorn on a Stick", which is the decapitated unicorn's head with a stick jammed in it. It is not a crafting material and cannot be equipped. What ...
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Building a Terraria Arena

Having just started a new game, I fully intend to build myself an Arena for the eventual Eye of Cthulhu fight, and naturally an equally elaborate arena for my Eater of Worlds and Skeletron fights to ...
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Do projectiles released by melee weapons deal melee, ranged or magic damage?

After the 1.2 update, there's a random Solar Eclipse event that causes hordes of powerful enemies to spawn. These enemies occasionally drop Hero's Broken Sword, which can be crafted with Excalibur and ...
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Terraria no longer starts after 1.2 update, terminates with unhandled exception

I have had the game, Terraria for a while and it has always worked fine for me. Recently, a new update, 1.2, came out, and Steam updated the game to that version. After that, Terraria no longer starts ...
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What are the requirements for valid housing in Terraria 1.2 [duplicate]

I'm not sure, but it seems like the requirements for valid housing have changed in Terraria 1.2. I usually build a big central chamber like in the image below, but since the 1.2 patch this setup ...
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Is it possible to have the Corruption and the Crimson Biomes in the same world?

I was reading on the wiki how there is a chance that the Corruption will be replaced with the Crimson. I am wondering if when you get a world where you have the Crimson is it possible to also have ...
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How can I use very high resolutions like 2560x1440 in Terraria?

My monitor has a native resolution of 2560x1440, and I'd like to use the full resolution in Terraria. Unfortunately the game only allows resolutions up to 1920x1200 to be set from the video menu. I ...
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Efficient Hellevator design

Now that Terraria 1.2 has been released, I am definitely thinking about starting the game up again with a brand new map and a brand new character. I recall from last time that creating a Hellevator ...
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What items are mutually exclusive between worlds?

As of 1.2, some features are mutually exclusive between worlds. In the case of ores at least, these seems to serve as functionally identical replacements. However, a Crimson biome gives you the ...
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Do the additional jumps from accessories stack

Since the Terraria 1.2 update, there are several accessories which can provide additional jumps, such as the cloud in a bottle, sandstorm in a bottle, and blizzard in a bottle. How do these items ...
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What new NPCs are available in 1.2?

I seem to recall it being stated that the 1.2 update includes a number of new, friendly NPCs. What are they, and what are the requirements for each to appear?
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What causes water to change color?

In the 1.2 update, I've noticed that water will occasionally change color (this has been most notable for me in a few underground water pools). For example, one pool of water will occasionally turn ...
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What are the differences between the corruption and the crimson

The 1.2 patch of terraria introduced an alternate biome to the corruption called the crimson. What are the differences between the two?
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What are the new crafting stations and what do they allow?

The release of Terraria 1.2 includes a few new crafting stations for us to use. However, I have no idea how to use the first one I've acquired. What are the new stations, and what can I make with ...
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What happened to all the copper and other ores?

So I started a new world with the 1.2 update, and spent several hours mining minerals. From all my mining, not once did I come across any copper, which is supposed to be the most common mineral found ...
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How do I write on gravestones?

With the latest 1.2 update, it appears that I can no longer write on tombstones. Normally I would do this: Kill yourself. Upon respawning, use a hammer to harvest the tombstone Place it in another ...