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What farm layout will produce the most chlorophyte?

Which chlorophyte farm is better: 3×3 squares or 5×5 squares? Note that I want them to grow as fast as they can, and I can expand total size of my farm to 50×50 blocks.
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Is there any way to get a meteorite if there's no Corruption or Crimson in the world?

What do I do if my world has no corruption or crimson whatsoever? Is there any other way to have meteorite fall?
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How can I speed up chlorophyte growth?

I've set up a chlorophyte farm and it is growing chlorophyte. Is there a way to speed up its growth? Does anything govern its growth?
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How should I prepare for Hardmode?

So I have never actually even tried to go into Hardmode yet, for the simple reason that I've never truly felt fully prepared for the challenges that await me once I enter the Hardmode World...coupled ...
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How does crafting and enchantments or bonuses work?

I may have misunderstood but from casual browsing through some terraria questions I understand that when crafting some weapons/gear you sometimes receive enchantments or bonuses of some sort on them. ...
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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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How deep does a pool of honey have to be to regenerate life?

I want to make a pool of honey in prep for boss battles, but I also don't want to have the honey make me move extremely slow either. Is it possible to make the honey shallow enough to provide regen, ...
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Is there a way to keep traps constantly on?

In terraria, there are multiple types of traps. My favorite being the flame trap. My question is, is there a way to make an electrical loop or a clock like in minecraft to keep the flame trap ...
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How will Hard Mode affect my world?

If I start hard mode, will I lose my world with all buildings, NPCs, and chests with all items in it?
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Do monsters spawned from statues drop monster banners?

I've been wondering if monsters spawned from statues drop the monster banners in the 1.2 update. If I can recall I remember farming a Slime Statue and I eventually got a slime banner, however I have ...
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Which enemies can hurt me through walls?

I am planning to set up an AFK farm for various rare enemy drops and coins. My plan is to wall myself into a room surrounded by lava pits and maybe some traps on timers. I plan to wear clorophyte ...
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How can I preserve a Jungle that was generated with Corruption inside it?

In my world, the Jungle was generated with multiple large veins of Corruption running right down the center of it, as well as throughout the Underground Jungle. I'm interested in preserving as much of ...
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Does the Archery buff work for guns, too?

Consuming an Archery Potion will grant the Archery buff, which according to the in-game text, will "increase arrow damage and speed". Does this buff work for guns and bullets, too? Does it apply to ...
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Why aren't my soil-planted Fireblossoms growing?

I have a soil plant farm close to the surface growing all types of plants (except for Deathweed, because I don't want to deal with corruption). All the plants are maturing and blooming fine except for ...
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Practical Solution For Giant Spike Balls

The dungeon has giant swinging spike balls that cause no end of frustration to explorers such as myself. They dare to keep bold, intrepid, totally-not-thieving adventurers out of the depths with ...
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Why can't I mine something which resembles Crimtane ore?

I've found some red ore in surface Crimson area, which I assumed to be Crimtane. I've managed to mine Crimtane ore underground with my Platinum Pickaxe, but this time I was unsuccessful. What is ...
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What can glass be used for?

What are some things that can be crated with the item 'glass' in the game Terraria and what are their uses?
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How to drain the water in 1.2? [duplicate]

I used to just add some blocks inside the water and once removing them again the water would drain away. But since 1.2 (or at least since i last played) this does not work anymore, the water just ...
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Are all zombies created equal?

So I like the new zombie models that Terraria 1.2 introduced. They add a wonderful variety to an otherwise very normal mob. But I've noticed a few...differences in each individual zombie. ...
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How do I counter the Cursed Inferno debuff?

Is there an accessory or potion that will give me immunity (perhaps temporarily) to the Cursed Inferno debuff?
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What are the easiest wings to obtain?

I am looking to just trying out some wings. What is the easiest pair to obtain? Can any be achieved pre-hardmode?
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What can Life Crystals and Mana Crystals be used for after reaching max health and mana?

After reaching 200 Mana and 400 Life in Terraria (on the PC) I can still collect Fallen Stars and Life Crystals but I can no longer turn them into delicious life source/magic source. What can I do ...
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Guide is telling me to destroy shadow orbs, but I have the Crimson

He is stuck telling me to combine lenses in the corruption and to destroy shadow orbs. I have combined lenses, and there are NO shadow orbs. I've already defeated the wall of flesh but he is still ...
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Cannot find Underground Jungle Temple

On my 1.2 Terraria Map I have been mining from left to right my large underground jungle using my rocket launcher yet I have had no such luck on finding the Underground Jungle Pyramid, I have been ...
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Items Unique To Ice Biome?

I've been moving along my progression line at a brisk pace in Terraria lately, all the way up to a full set of Crimsonite Armor and weapons, a Minishark (I prefer it until I get a better supply of ...
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What's the best background wall tile for pixel art?

I'd like to paint a pixel art mural using the Paint Roller. I would like to use a background with the least amount of texture "noise" so the colors of the pixel art stands out the most. To illustrate, ...
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I have defeated the Wall of Flesh, unlocking hard mode. Why won't the Pwnhammer break Crimson Altars?

Is this a bug? I am unable to unlock the next tier of ore because I can't break a Crimson Altar. (before you ask, YES, I have defeated the Wall of Flesh and I am on hard mode.)
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Can I stack more spawn rate enhancement(s)?

Blood Moon, Battle Potion, and a water candle placed. Is there any other way or do any of these work by adding more? (more players using battle potion, or more water candles on the screen)
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What are the conditions for the Hardmode bosses to spawn naturally? When do Hardmode boss summoning items drop?

A while ago, I saw the message "You feel vibrations from deep below...". The Destroyer spawned and promptly destroyed me (since I had just entered Hardmode and only had Molten Armor). Why did the ...
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Are bunnies supposed to spawn only on the surface?

Deep underground in Terraria, whilst fighting skeletons and killer bats, I came across the most fearsome creatures yet imaginable. Aquatic Cave Bunnies! AAAH!! Aren't these guys only supposed to ...
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Where do meteors usually spawn?

On Terraria I mined a shadow orb thus getting a meteor. When I destroyed another shadow orb today I couldn't find the new meteor. The first time it was located in the Left ocean. Where could it be now ...
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How can I defend my home against hallow/corruption in hard mode?

I'm reasonably close to the point where I would try to trigger hard mode, and I'm making some preparations. As far as I understand, once I trigger hard mode, corruption and hallow will spread quickly. ...
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How can I enable Hardmode?

What items do I need to make my world Hard Mode?
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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 ...