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

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How do I build a house for my NPCs?

I read on the wiki that people will move in under the following conditions: You do something to please them An empty house is available with a light source, table, and chair (also with walls). I ...
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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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How can I save the world from the spread of Hallow and Corruption/Crimson?

After the Wall of Flesh, the Hallow appears and Corruption/Crimson spreads even faster. Corruption/Crimson spreads through everything Except Hallow Hallow spreads through everything Except mud ...
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How can I enable Hardmode?

What items do I need to make my world Hard Mode?
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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 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 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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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 meteorites land on wood platforms?

The official wiki contains the following bit of advice regarding meteors: Note that if you have built a single-block bridge in the sky in search of Floating Islands it is possible for a meteorite ...
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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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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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Is Starbound the sequel to Terraria? or what is their relationship?

A game called 'Starbound' popped up on Steam and I am confused as I am waiting for Terraria 2. I love Terraria and some various websites said that the Starbound developer team has members from the ...
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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 ...
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What is this purple claw thing (Demon Altar) and what can I do with it?

What are these things? When I get close to it I take damage, but I can't hurt it. What does it do and what is it?
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Is it a bad idea to have a water candle in my house?

I have collected a couple of water candles from the Dungeon biome and since reading the item description and the wiki article about it I realise that may have been a bad idea: Holding this may ...
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In Terraria, is it possible to completely reclaim a Corrupted area?

Well, what I tried to do was completely cleanse a Corruption area. I assumed it's all about the grass, since that seems to be how the Corruption spreads, and other biomes (such as the Underground ...
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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 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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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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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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How can I break the corrupted rock?

I decided it was time to investigate the corruption, but I can't break the corrupted rock (or whatever it is that looks like rock inside the corrupted area). My silver pickaxe or bombs simply don't do ...
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How do I control which NPCs live where?

An exciting new feature is described in the 1.1 patch notes: There is a new NPC housing interface that can be used to assign living areas to NPC’s. This interface will also tell you if a room ...
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In hardmode, how large of a gap can hallow/corruption cross?

After destroying the Wall of flesh, the corruption and new hallow start to spread aggressively. I've noticed that they can spread across air gaps and (I think) past terrain they can't assimilate. How ...
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How do I find good minerals in Terraria?

How far do I need to dig to find good minerals and materials for good items? I think I've been digging for almost 200 blocks now and all I find is copper, iron, silver and gold. Where do I find good ...
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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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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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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 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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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 can I improve my chances to find Hearts (Life Crystals)?

I'm having trouble discovering Hearts (Life Crystals) to increase my maximum hearts (health). Is there a pattern on how to discover them or a certain depth range I should be looking? I've found ...
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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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My silver pickaxe got damaged. How is it possible?

I crafted my first silver pickaxe in Terraria 1.1. I did not examine its stats until some time later. The name color is grey with -14% damage. I have no problem mining with it but killing monsters ...
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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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Where can I find the goblin tinkerer?

With the 1.1 update, rocket boots are no longer a random drop. Instead they must be purchased from the goblin tinkerer. The wiki isn't very specific about where to find the little bugger, stating that ...
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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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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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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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Will corruption/hallows destroy mud-based life?

Once a world enters hardmode, corruption and hallows being spreading at an alarming rate, including the underground. Grass, which grows on dirt, succumbs easily to both. Jungles and glowing mushrooms ...
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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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How can I improve the chance of Solar Eclipse happening in Terraria

Is any way to improve the chances of a solar eclipse happening (apart from killing the mechanical bosses). Basically I want to get broken hero swords to be able to forge the terra blade...
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My npc truffle will not spawn in Terraria [duplicate]

As seen above, I built a surface mushroom biome with several house but the truffle won't spawn. Is there something else I need to do?
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What equipment should I have to kill the Eye of Cthulhu?

I just manually summoned the Eye of Cthulhu, going into battle with copper armour, tungsten broadsword, gold bow, jester arrows and plenty of lesser healing potions. I came rather close to death but I ...
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How can I kill adorable animals?

With version 1.0.4 of Terraria came fluffy little bunnies hopping in my fields and happy little goldfish swimming in my lakes, grateful for the sanctuary my base provides them against the horrors of ...
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How do I progress past the initial tier of gear/crafting in Terraria?

I've been playing Terraria for a few hours. I've got the basics understood - I've built houses for NPCs, explored, mined resources, etc. At this point I've got a gold Broadsword and some Copper ...
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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 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 do I sleep or skip nights?

I was able to build a bed in Terraria and I thought it could allow me to sleep. By clicking on it, instead, I set only the spawn point. Is it possible sleep in other ways or eventually skip nights ...
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Can I transfer my Terraria character from one PC to another?

Currently my map server is run on my laptop at home, and my brother and I play via LAN each on his desktop PC. However, I'd like to transfer my character from the Desktop PC to my laptop in order to ...
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What's the most efficient mining pattern?

Assuming that you are going to start mining from surface to underground, what is the most efficient mining pattern that guarantees the highest probabilities to find mineral? It would be nice to have a ...
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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 ...