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How can I halt the spread of corruption after winning hell?

After defeating the Wall of Flesh, corruption is spreading much faster and bypasses sunflowers. Are there any other methods of halting it than hallowing?
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Unset spawn point on protected servers?

While playing on some protected server, I noticed that once I had set my spawn point to one of the beds on the map, I could not revert to the default spawn point, since the bed as well as the room was ...
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Terraria and Hamachi

I have a Terraria server running at home for my friends to play. It works fine for them and myself when I play at home - but at work or on my mum's PC which are in different locations it doesn't. ...
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Does time pass when no one is present?

On a Terraria dedicated server, does time pass if no one is playing? I ask because I've started farming, and it would mean I can simply leave a dedicated server running without being connected, and ...
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Playing terraria on Ubuntu - Graphic card driver needed?

I'm trying to get Terraria working on my Ubuntu notebook (Xubuntu actually). I followed this guide and after hours of struggling I finally managed to install XNA, and .net and all the Microsoft stuff. ...
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How can I navigate and mine hell safely?

In Terraria 1.0.6, in the underworld (eg, hell): ash no longer falls down when unsupported mining a hellstone block produces a block of lava you can no longer place bricks where lava is - previously ...
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How can I get this party started?

I'm trying to create a social/common area for my NPCs, so that they don't have to spend all their time hanging out in their bedrooms. Unfortunately, all my NPC housing to date has been ...
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Why won't the Guide leave?

I'm making personalised houses for my NPCs, but they have decided to move into the wrong rooms. I've destroyed all the furniture, back walls and regular walls, and they still insist that the single ...
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What are the conditions for cactus to grow in Terraria?

In my current world, I built a horizontal tunnel from my home to the nearest demon altar, at a depth of 8 feet above sea level. As it happens, this tunnel passed through a relatively large area of ...
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Do plants in clay pots have to be offscreen to grow?

I'm starting a clay pot farm in Terraria with a modest two pots. One's got daybloom, the other moonglow. I didn't see any information that suggested they had to be offscreen to bloom, so I put my pots ...
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What character builds and item combinations work well in Terraria?

I've been playing Terraria, and I have reached the state where I have more weapons, potions, armor types, spells and magical items than I can conveniently carry. So I've been wondering: Which items ...
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What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria?

What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria? Is it possible to change bindings?
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Can I play Terraria on a Mac?

I've been meaning to try out Terraria, but it requires Windows and I only have a Mac. I can use things like Boot Camp or a virtual machine, but is there a way to run it without resorting to running a ...
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Why won't an NPC go into his house?

So, today the Demolitionist appeared, and night has now fallen, but instead of going to the cosy NPC friendly house I had ready for him, he seems to constantly wander between my house and the guide's ...
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Is it possible to pick up a thrown glowstick in Terraria?

I'm pretty new to this game and maybe I'm missing something obvious, but is there any way to pick up a glowstick after I throw it (usually accidentally...)?
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Where can I find Goblin Scouts?

In Terraria 1.0.6, the Goblin Scout was added — however, he's not part of the Goblin Invasion. Where might I find this elusive beast?
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How can I continuously explore in Terraria?

I'm playing Terraria again with the 1.0.6 update so I started a new world for a fresh experience. Unfortunately, I'm running into the same frustrations I've hit before when exploring. Starting from ...
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How does a Tiki Torch differ from a standard Torch?

In Terraria 1.0.6 Tiki Torches have been added, which can be crafted using a torch + 3 wood. How exactly do they differ from the standard torches?
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How does corruption spread?

I've tried to make an artificial Corruption biome in Terraria for two purposes: Farming mobs; Getting a lot of Vile Mushrooms; But I want to do it accurately and limit the size of the corrupted ...
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How can I get past corruption?

I have a golden pickaxe and mostly complete golden armor. I also have an enchanted boomerang. I'd like to go find the dungeon, but while I can make short work of most individual monsters, I can't ...
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How can I make a (horizontal) tunnel through sand?

I want to build a large, horizontal underground tunnel that spans my world, for quick travel. Unfortunately, if I tunnel under a desert all the sand falls down and I just make a giant hole wherever my ...
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what is the right way to use a water candle?

I have been wondering do water candles work if you place them on the floor or on the table, or if they only work if it is in your hand.
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Does Terraria have any Lore?

Sandbox type games tend to present you with a pristine landscape, allowing you to make up the story as you goes along (cf. Minecraft, Sim City [?], etc.). At first glance, the same should apply to ...
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What book drops from Demons?

I finally arrived in hell (deep underground) for the first time. When I arrived there i fought two demons, separated by a thin layer of ash blocks. Even though it didn't do much damage, I attacked ...
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Can NPC houses have two doors?

In Terraria game, we can build houses for NPCs. They must be at least 8x5 from inside, and surrounded by walls and blocks. It must also have a chair, a table and a door. But... Can it have two doors? ...
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Protecting home and nearest territory from meteor

I've managed to build a beautiful big house in Terraria for me and NPCs. Also there is storage area with chests with loot inside in this house. How I can protect my house from being destroyed by a ...
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How do I multiply Lava and water?

In a recent post on planting alchemy ingredients on TerrariaOnline there is a mention of multiplication of lava. The post states the following: this blackened area is the "temporary" Lava ...
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Terraria online?

Does the game Terraria have a dedicated online server (like MMO games) that will save my progress? Or will I have to connect to other people like FPS games? Or can I do both?
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Can anything be done to fix the lag in Terraria Multiplayer?

Single player runs just fine, but multiplayer seems to lag for me and my two friends. It doesn't matter who hosts it. Our computers are fairly decent - good video cards, cpu, lots of ram, etc, but ...
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Eater of worlds isn't so world hungry

I spawned the Eater of Worlds twice and both times he mysteriously went below the surface and didn't re-surface. In fact, I eventually received the message "Eater of Worlds has been slain!" What ...
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How do I earn gold?

I want to buy the Mining Helmet from the Merchant, but it costs 8 Gold Coins, and I do not have any. How do I get Gold Coins?
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Can someone guide me in making an NPC house? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How large does a house need to be for residents to move in? I need help making an NPC house because I seem to not have made my first correctly, i know this because the ...
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The Terraria endgame, what is left to do?

I wear a full set of molten armor. I use Muramasa, Blue Moon and a Pheonix Blaster as weapons. I defeated the Eye of Cthulhu, the Eater of World and Skeletron. I killed a goblin army without ever ...
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How to plant seeds in clay pots?

I read that I can now plant a seed in pot, but I really did not understood how to do it. I placed the pot on the ground and selected a seed but cannot plant them. What do I miss?
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What makes plants bloom?

The latest patch for Terraria added in a bunch of new plants (and their seeds) for use in alchemy. I'd like to make a sustainable farm for these new plants, but I'm having trouble determining when ...
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How do I mine safely in the underworld without Ash falling on me?

While mining in the underworld I noticed that ash block behave in a very peculiar way, like a hybrid of sand and solid blocks. They can stay up without needing support by blocks below them, but if you ...
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Switching ammo for bows in Terraria

Aside from the boring wooden arrows there are several more powerful arrows that one can use. But I can't find any option to choose which kind of arrow I want to shoot. How can I switch between ...
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Move to a new world

In the Terraria 1.0.5 changelog, I read that parts of the world generation algorithm have been changed. So, I would like to create a new world and move my character there, but how can I easily ...
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Planting and farming blinkroot

I found some Blinkroot Seeds and now want to plant them to get the whole potion brewing going. What do I have to keep in mind when planting those? I only found Blinkroot underground, so do I also ...
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In Terraria, what range do the different tiers of tools have?

I just started a new character, and I noticed that the Copper Pickaxe seems to have a shorter range than the Molten Pickaxe. Never really noticed that when going up in pickaxe tiers. So, what range ...
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What is the progression route in Terraria?

I'm kind of stuck in Terraria. I have full silver armor and 12 hearts (gold/silver gear). I have just killed the Eye of Cthulhu. I was thinking about gathering gold armor, but gold is damn scarce. I ...
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Can I build a NPC house out of Hellstone?

Can NPC homes be built out of Hellstone? Will they settle in? If they do, will they take damage?
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How the hell am I supposed to survive in the underworld?

The minute I reach the border of the underworld, fire imps start popping up everywhere, nuking me with fireballs from every conceivable angle. In addition, 3 huge skeleton worms show up ramming into ...
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Finding Crystal Hearts in Terraria [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve my chances to find Hearts? Is there a strategy I can use to increase my chances of finding crystal hearts? Right I i am just exploring caves, but have ...
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Log world events

I am thinking to buy a Terraria dedicated server to host a little community and I would like to know if it is possible log server events, like: Players login/logout Players dead Boss spawn/defeats ...
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How long does money stay after death?

In Terraria, how long does money you drop from death stay on the ground? I'm wondering if it is worth the risk of another death to try and run for my money.
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What's the maximum health amount I can have by using Hearts to upgrade my max health?

I'm curious. How high can I get?
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How to make sure that Fighter AI enemies fall into my trap/pit?

Consider this pit: During a Goblin Invasion, I noticed that some of the goblins drop down into it. As you can see, it's too deep for them to jump out of, and a little lava and I'd have myself a ...
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Where are glowing mushrooms located?

I thought they were in the Underground Jungle but I haven't seen any in my limited searching there. Should I be looking elsewhere?
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Underground Jungle

I am slowly constructing an underground jungle near my spawn by simply taking mud and jungle grass seed and making long rows of the mud, spaced length wise by 3 tiles. Does this need to be below sea ...