Questions tagged [terraria]

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 do I effectively defeat the Wall of Flesh?

I've been having trouble defeating this monster. 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 kill this ...
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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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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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How can I enable Hardmode?

What items do I need to make my world Hard Mode?
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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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Is there any way to increase the drop rate of items?

Some items in Terraria drop only very rarely from certain enemies. It's a pain having to farm so many enemies to try to get these rare items. Is there any way to make them drop more often?
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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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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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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 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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Having trouble finding Plantera's Bulb

I have been playing on hardmode for a while and have beaten the three Mechanical Bosses a couple of times. But I have yet to find a Plantera's Bulb. It's getting really frustrating. Does anyone have ...
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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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What gear should I have to survive the Pumpkin moon (Terraria)

I have fought the pumpkin moon and died like 3 times and made it to wave 7 or 6 whenever the pumpking first appears. I have full turtle armor and my primary melee weapon is a demon sickle. I also have ...
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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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Can an iOS user play with pc users?

I have a Mac only, so I am not able to get Terraria through Steam. I was wondering if I can play Terraria on my iPad Mini with a friend who has it on his PC. I was wondering this, because I saw that ...
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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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Do WALLS matter if I'm building the 6-inch brick defense from Corruption/Crimson for my city?

I'm aware of the Tiles required to be 6 inch thick brick for Corruption/Crimson not to spread. But does the walls (dirt walls, underground walls ...) matter?
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What weapons to use to kill the Destroyer?

I'm planning this speed run with a friend, our situation now is that we've just killed the Wall of Flesh, are geared with Molten gear (Armor, Imp, Bow, Sword, etc.). We're at 300 HP, but we'll ...
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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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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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How do I set up a Glowing Mushroom farm in Terraria?

I'm aware of the general mechanism of mushroom growing (place some mud and sprinkle mushroom seeds on it). However, I'd like to know a bit more about it before I start building my farm, so I'd ...
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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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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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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 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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What is a reliable method to locate floating islands in Terraria?

I've been playing Terraria for a while, and I'd like to get up onto those Floating Islands for their loot (mainly interested in the Shiny Red Balloon). What is the most reliable and/or easiest method ...
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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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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 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 is ...
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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 to kill The Twins In Terraria

In Terraria I often try to defeat spazmatism first, but when he transformed, his flamethrower killed me. What is easiest way to kill The Twins?
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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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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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Where can I find the Wall of Flesh loot?

I just defeated the wall of flesh in terraria but I received no drops. I checked the entire underworld, but I could not find it. Did I miss something?
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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 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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Who are the main bosses, in Terraria?

I am attempting to defeat all of the bosses, to beat Terraria. This includes hard mode. Who are the main bosses, throughout both regular and hard mode? Is there a particular preference I should take ...
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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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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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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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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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In Terraria, is there an order in NPC appearance in addition to the minimum requirements for each one?

I noticed a strange thing about Demolitionist that I do not see mentioned on wiki. Practically on my world I created immediately a good number of houses with all requirements needed to accommodate an ...
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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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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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How can you make an NPC move house?

Is there any way to move an NPC from one house to another in Terraria?
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How do I get Souls?

A lot of the cool new recipes in patch 1.1 I've found out via asking the Guide require some sort of Soul, of which there appear to be numerous different types. For example: Soul of Light Soul of ...
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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 ...