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

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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 ...
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How do I loot life crystals?

I bumped into these life crystals, which used to be looted with a hammer, but now in 1.2, I cannot do that anymore. How do I loot the crystals?
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How to quickly get a world that has a desired set of features?

The Terraria 1.2 update introduced that make generated worlds varied not only in layout, but in availability of various features as well. What is the fastest way to get a world that has the features ...
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What are the different world features determined on world generation?

The 1.2 update for Terraria went live a couple of hours ago, and I've heard worlds generated after the update will have some new unique features such as ores being replaced and the possibility of rare ...
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How can I play the iOS/Android tutorial map on PC?

I recently downloaded the mobile Terraria app for Android, and quickly noticed the tutorial map has a buncha secrets/easter eggs in it (such as a lucky horseshoe off the left cliff, and a little ...
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I can't cut trees

I have just bought this game for the PC using Steam. I created a character and start a new world. My character already has an axe so I tried to chop down trees with it, however it won't do anything. ...
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Will trees continue to grow if I don't cut them down completely?

I get bored of cutting down trees and having to go re-seed the world with acorns. Then I had a brainwave and decided to cut down the tree but leave the stump in place, like so: So, will these grow ...
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Can I transfer my Terraria world from one PC to another?

I have two Terraria worlds, one on my laptop and the other on my PC. I want to transfer over my laptop world to the PC, whilst keeping the existing PC world. So I'm looking at my laptop and the files ...
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Where is my Clothier?

I beat Skeletron and recently learned this is supposed to cause the Clothier to spawn as an NPC, but this didn't happen in my world. How do I get the Clothier to spawn?
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What equipment do I need to kill the Eater of Worlds?

The Eater of Worlds is rather tough to kill. I have iron armor and a demonite broadsword, but he eats me quickly. What equipment do I need to beat him?
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NPCs claiming wrong house

In Terraria, the NPCs will sometimes claim my house, when their house is already claimed by them. I have them in a room that they can't escape from, but meets the requirements. Then when I try to ...
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Accessing the dungeon from Hell

So I was wandering along in Hell today building myself a nice bridge ready to kill the WOF, when suddenly above me I noticed some nice blue bricks. Upon closer inspection I realised that it was ...
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Why bother with Meteorite armour?

So I had my first meteorite land, not a huge distance from my home which was lucky. I got a friend to mine it all for me as I don't have a strong enough pick axe currently. In all I got some 75 bars ...
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Weapons upgraded automatically

I definitely crafted myself a Copper Broadsword. I remember because it was the first thing I crafted and it had taken me ages to find all the copper ore. Later on when I went to craft a new weapon ...
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Which version of Terraria has more items?

I need to know which version of Terraria has more items; PC or PS3? I have bought the PS3 version of Terraria, but I'm wondering if I should get the PC version, since it may have more items.
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Easier mining in terraria? My wrist is killing me!

I've played Terraria for hours on the Xbox, but have recently started playing more on the PC. I've found that holding down the mouse button and moving pixel by pixel back and forth just murders my ...
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How to prevent enemy spawns in an artificial jungle biome?

An artificial Jungle biome can be created by planting enough jungle grass in one area and letting jungle vegetation grow. Is there a safe way to do this without having enemies spawn? For example if ...
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Differences between PC, console and mobile versions of Terraria?

I love the game Terraria for PC and played it for ages. Now I saw Terraria on the PS3-Store and gave it a shot. After some wandering around I saw something like a snow/ice-biome and realised later on, ...
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How can I effectively defeat the Wall of Flesh?

I've been having trouble defeating this little bugger. 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 ...
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Can I run multiple copies of Terraria if I bought it on Steam?

I play Terraria a bit with my brother and friends and I am always the one with the server, but sometimes while I am playing it gets a bit boring and I want to play on my own world and character (I do ...
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Dryad appeared, but hasn't settled in

I'm finally giving Terraria a go, and am quite enjoying it. I recently killed the Eye of Cthulu, and got the notification that the Dryad has entered the world. Now, I had housing already available ...
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Can we lose items from chest during Goblin Attack?

In Terraria, I'm keeping my server open 24x7. Yesterday, I was unable to play and when I joined in today I noticed that all the money I stored in one of the chest is gone(had around 60 gold coins). I ...
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Why can't I craft a sawmill?

According to Terraria wiki entry for Sawmill crafting; it requires the following: 10 Wood 2 Iron Bars 1 Iron Chain As shown in the screenshot below, I'm meeting all the requirements(rather I've ...
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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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Can my Terraria building be above ground for NPCs to come?

I have constructed a (huge?) house above ground(completely) in Terraria. My NPCs though, haven't arrived. All the rooms are meeting the requirements mentioned on this page of wikia.
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How to play Terraria without Steam?

I'm trying to play Terraria without initializing Steam but it is not working it displays Please launch the game from your Steam client Is there a possible way to do it?.
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Can NPCs jump on wooden planks?

In Terraria, I dont know how to get my NPC's into their house if it is above another. I dont exactly know if they can jump on to wooden planks but it doesn't seem like they can. I want them to be able ...
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What are the requirements for growing liana vines in Terraria?

I have noticed that liana vines spawn from dirt blocks in natural caves and even player made caves given it has a light source. I have tried to create a "curtain" of those above ground level, but ...
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Is it possible to prevent people with cracked copies of the game from joining my server?

I want to start an open Terraria server, and would like to keep players running cracked clients off of my server. Is there any way that I can accomplish this? I am using the Steam version, if it ...
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accept button on Terraria not working

I have my friend's IP address and port, but when I click the accept button on the port screen my computer just lags a bit and acts like I never clicked the button!
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Can Terraria host servers run games using mods?

If there is a mod installed on two Terraria clients on two different computers, can one client host a server while the other joins with the mod working? For example: My friend and I both have the ...
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Modding Terraria myself? [closed]

How do I convert all of the image files to .PNG's, and once I do have them in an editable form, how do I get them to be used by the game client? Is there something I will have to download to do this?
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Will the corruption/hallow be able to jump across my shaft? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In hardmode, how large of a gap can hallow/corruption cross? I understand that this question has been asked loads of time, but all the forums, wikis and answers I am ...
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Dropping money as a soft-core character in Terraria on PvP death

I made a PvP map for Terraria. The rules for the match use money for scoring, so I was hoping that players could have softcore characters and drop half their money whenever they die. Unfortunately, it ...
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What is this purple claw thing (Demon Altar) and what can I do with it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is this monster (screenshot included)? I've found some sort of weird claw thing underground that looks like this When I hit it with a hammer it does 48 damage to ...
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Terraria Engineer NPC won't respawn

Multiplayer with 2-3 players. There were 2 Engineer NPCs in the dungeon when we "saved" them, in adjacent rooms from each other. They of course died rather quickly in the dungeon. I didn't think ...
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How can I create an artificial corrupted desert biome?

To craft the Dao of Pow, a dark and light shard is required from a dark and light mummy, which spawns on corrupted and hallowed deserts respectively. Unfortunately it seems that in my world there are ...
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How can I stop newly arrived NPCs from falling into my lava moat?

I've constructed a lava moat to help defend my house after entering Hardmode. Unfortunately it seems like NPCs that are spawning and falling into the moat. I'm getting messages like: Jake the ...
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In Terraria, what are the conditions to spawn a Goblin Army, and what time does it spawn?

I'm trying to get a Goblin army to spawn. Thus far I have: Destroyed 1 Shadow Orb Have at least 200 HP currently and have not seen an invasion yet this game. At what time does the Goblin Army ...
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How do I get the merchant to come to my house?

I have a house that looks like this: I have enough coins for the Merchant to arrive and I've waited several days, but no one has spawned. I used the housing query tool and it says the top two rooms ...
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How to get the guide to spawn in his room?

I have built this simple room: I've flagged it for the guide to come, but he isn't coming. Last I checked, he was stuck on the other side of the map. What do I have to do to get him to live in this ...
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Is there a way to use an item without placing it on the hotbar first?

Is there a way to use an item (e.g. a mushroom to heal) in Terraria without placing it on the hotbar first? I know about the "use health potion" shortcut but I wonder if there's a general way that ...
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How to change Terraria player number

Is there a program to change the number given to a player by terraria? i made a new character on a separate computer, so its internal data is player 1. when i copied the .plr file onto the computer ...
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What strategies work well against the three hardmode bosses?

I currently have all the best gears available without the souls that is needed to craft the hallowed armor and weapons that is dropped from the hardmode bosses. However I am having trouble beating the ...
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Why aren't my guide and other dead NPCs respawning in Terraria?

I am currently in hard mode and during a blood moon, several of my NPCs including my guide and my healer died. it's been several in game "days" now and they have yet to respawn. Is there a way to ...
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Should I ever not use a Crystal Heart?

In Terraria I've gathered a few Crystal Hearts and haven't taken the time to use them. Is there ever a time I shouldn't use a Crystal Heart right away?