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

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How do bound NPCs spawn?

In Terraria, there are bound NPCs: the mechanic, the wizard and the goblin tinkerer. They spawn bound underground, you can unbind them by talking to them and they will move into an available house. ...
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What can I do with all this copper?

In Terraria I've managed to equip myself in Silver Armor and all tools are silver or gold. I also have a large stockpile of copper and iron bars. I know I can use some ores for potions, but is there ...
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How long do dropped items persist?

How long do dropped items persist in Terraria? I somehow dropped a gold pick in a corner I couldn't get to, and when I went to retrieve it, it had disappeared. Under what conditions do dropped ...
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Do rare enemies spawn anymore in Terraria 1.1.2?

So i tried to find Doctor Bones, Tim, and The Groom but, none i have only found The Groom ONCE!! I have been playing terraria for quite a long time now but have not found Doctor Bones or Tim. The ...
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What is the easiest most efficient way to farm Shadow Scales?

I just recently got into Terraria (thanks Steam Summer Sale!) and it has been generally pretty entertaining. I am now trying to create a Nightmare Pickaxe but I first need to get enough Shadow Scales ...
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How does the distribution of ores & chests change with world size?

When I compare a small world to a large world in Terraria, it feels like I find ores and chests more frequently in the small world. Are resources actually closer together in a small world? If so, ...
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How can I find Ore? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find good minerals in Terraria? In Terraria I'm struggling to get outfitted because I've found very little ore, and what little I have found has been near the ...
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How do I deselect the Housing Tools?

In Terraria, which I just started playing it seems to be hanging on the "Housing Query" tool. Once I select it, I can't select anything else unless I completely exit the game. What can I do to ...
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What is the fastest way to farm Mimics in Terraria?

Mimics look like chests and seem to spawn relatively rarely. Is there an efficient way to farm them for their drops?
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Can I sync players and worlds between multiple computers?

I want to play Terraria with the same players and worlds on two different computers. It looks like the files must be in My Documents\My Games\Terraria. Is there a way to sync those files between two ...
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How can I transfer my Terraria game from Windows to Ubuntu?

I just dumped Windows because it broke on me and replaced it with Ubuntu. I was able to save the character and world files. Where do I put them to be able to use them on my new OS? I know Terraria ...
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How do I join multiplayer servers in Terraria?

I am new to Terraria, and I want to play with my friend. But for some reason, it says 'connecting' for a very long time. I have his IP, and his port, but it will not work.
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Is there a way to change my spawn point in Terraria?

In Terraria, I built a house a little ways away from where I spawn. But, when I re-join/ respawn, it puts me back at that spawn point, which gets very annoying. Is there a way to move my spawn point?
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How much of an underground area must be removed and rebuilt to stop mobs from spawning?

So im trying to build an underground fortress as my bank world. I've built an area big enough so that if i stand in the middle of the fortress I can only see the outlining walls of what i have built. ...
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Multiple Explosives

If I place multiple explosive blocks next to each other and detonate them all at once, do they each contribute damage to a boss? I am afraid the answer is no based on the fact that several dart ...
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Can monsters open doors that are not on ground level?

Currently my house is a multi-storey tower with the outside door on the second floor, where I can jump and open/close the door (and then enter). Could a zombie during a Blood Moon (or any other ...
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Can you still change night and day in Terraria?

I thought you could change night/day by dragging moon or sun, but I can't seem to do that anymore?
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Is there any way to get a snow biome without generating a new map?

Just as the title says, is there any way that I can get a snow biome without generating a fresh map in Terraria?
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How quickly can I trigger a statue?

I finally found my first Bunny Statue and want to wire it up so that I can farm it for a Bunny Hood when the next Blood Moon hits. However, information on how best to wire up a statue seems somewhat ...
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Will a Mana Flower auto-consume Restoration Potions?

I was reading about some of the items that can be crafted with a Tinkerer's Workshop and saw that a Mana Flower will enable "auto-consumption of any mana-restoring items." Will this cause Restoration ...
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Is there a cooldown on spawning the Eater of Worlds?

Like the question states, I'm wondering if a certain amount of time must pass in-game before you're able to summon him again. The reason I ask is this: An arena has been built, using over 500 ...
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What is the range of a Dart Trap?

I just had the best idea ever: A self-harvesting Glowing Mushroom farm using Dart Traps. However, since they don't exactly grow on trees, I'd like to use a minimum amount of Dart Traps for a maximum ...
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Are there any Terraria biomes that can't be transplanted to another location in the world?

I've figured out that certain biomes in Terraria can be transplanted - mine or collect enough materials from the original biome (for instance mud blocks and jungle grass seeds) and then plant them ...
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A good tactic for mining hellstone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I navigate and mine hell safely? I'm wondering if there's a good tactic for mining hellstone. Since I have full Shadow armor, and still I get killed damn easily ...
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How do you move furniture?

After furniture or crafting stations like tables and anvils are placed is it possible to pick up and move them or are they stuck where you placed them forever? Same goes for some other background ...
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Can I switch the mouse buttons in Terraria?

I'm left-handed. I wish to swap the left and right mouse buttons. How can I do so for this game?
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How do I make Christmas last all year?

With the holiday season coming to an end, the time left to enjoy our presents, the Frost Legion, and Santa Claus is short. As a fairly casual player who hasn't yet made it to hardmode, I'm worried I ...
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How do you get NPC's to go inside their houses?

In Terraria, when a new NPC arrives, I see my friends NPC's to go inside like a charm. For me though, I have walked away from them, gone to the underworld away from them, done every little tip people ...
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Will Santa Claus ever respawn?

You get Santa Claus after defeating the Frost Legion. Can you get him if he dies AFTER the holidays, and will he available the NEXT holiday?
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Is there a way to programmatically give items to a single player character?

I'm not normally one for cheat codes, but my son was playing with my Terraria character on his own the other day, and accidentally threw away several items that I had worked hard to obtain. Is there ...
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Occasional spawning with full health

Today while I fought the Twins with my friends, I noticed that sometimes when I re-spawn, I don't get 100 health points like usually, but my health is instantly 400hp full even without visiting a ...
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Efficient method to farm souls of light/night?

I already know that I need to travel to an underground Hallow/Corruption to get their respective souls from any enemy in the area. What I want to know is, is there an efficient method for farming ...
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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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Are there any background walls which are immune to explosives?

Explosives are powerful. Maybe a little too powerful for my liking. I've set up a trap where mobs fall into a pit of explosive proof material (in this case, mythril ore), where I'm free to throw ...
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How can I save the world from both good and evil corruption?

After the Wall of Flesh, the hallow appears and corruption spreads even faster. Corruption spreads through everything Except Hallow Hallow spreads through everything Except mud (jungle) Except ...
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Do Safes and Piggy Banks hold the same items?

It says in the Wiki that both the Piggy Bank and Safe can be used as an extension of storage, but having multiple of the same thing only accesses the same items. Question: Do Piggy Banks and Safes ...
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How can I put a demon altar in my house?

I'd like to make a compact crafting station, so I think I'd like to place a demon altar, like in the Terraria Crafting 101 Guide. But, how can I actually obtain one? The wiki says that hitting them ...
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Is Blinkroot a source of light?

On Terraria, the requirements for an NPC living space are light, a chair and a table. Can Blinkroot be a source of light?
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How do you spawn an Eater of Worlds in an Artificial Environment?

I'd like to build an Eater of Worlds arena but I'm confused regarding what his summon requirements are. I see some arenas built entirely of wood. The wiki vaguely references corrupted dirt (how ...
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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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How do I get rich quick?

I haven't played Terraria in a while and it has changed a lot, so I want to start over again. What should I do to get some good equipment as quick as possible? I don't need to have the epicest ...
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Which weapons can't have legendary modifiers?

As of Terraria 1.1, weapons can have random prefixes that affect their stats. There seem to be legendary attributes that are unambiguously better than all the others: Legendary for melee weapons ...
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How do I destroy the wooden blocks of underground rooms?

I wanted to create a "hellevator" and tunnel straight down, but I encountered an obstacle in the form of a wooden room underground. My Nightmare pickaxe seems to be unable to destroy the wooden block ...
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How can I clown-proof an area?

During bloodmoons I like to use a bunny spawner setup to farm cash. I also have some other fancy stuff built near my bunny farm. However, during bloodmoons clowns spawn. Clowns are bad. Clowns throw ...
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Do active stone blocks count as a floor for a house?

I'd like to build one of my NPCs' houses with a retractable floor so that I can repeatedly drop them into... things. Is this possible?
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What is the lowest altitude at which wyverns appear?

I'm starting a new (large) map, and I plan to build my palace in mid-air to better see the lands under my rule. I want to ensure that when I'm relaxing in my glass-bottomed swimming pool drinking a ...
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Should I move my village underground before triggering hardmode?

I would like for my village to continue to be a peaceful place after I kill the Wall of Flesh. With the Hallow/Corruption spreading, is it possible to create an area on the surface that is unaffected ...
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Can I find a Goblin Tinkerer on a pre-1.1 world?

I'm never sure what to do when Terraria updates, make a new world or continue on my old one where I already have my potion/mushroom farms/proper storage. I really want to make some of the things that ...
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Having trouble getting Steam Terraria running in Linux

I followed the instruction here to run Terraria on my Fedora install, and when I went to install .NET 4, it said it was already installed. I deleted the registry node, as the instructions say, but it ...
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How can I tunnel through water?

I'm trying to figure out how tunnel, both horizontally and vertically, through large bodies of water — preferably a method which can be used early in the game and which can be done with on-hand ...