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

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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 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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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 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 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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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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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 you pause Terraria?

I can't find a pause button in Terraria, is there one? If I press the escape key, it just brings up my inventory - I tried pressing different keys, but none of them seem to do anything.
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How was I murdered by Nyan Cat?

I was fighting the solar pillar with the Meowmere sword, and I was doing really well, I had actually just killed it, when I died. Now, dying's not a huge deal to me, especially considering I die all ...
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Is there a tutorial in Terraria? If so, How do I start it?

I'm quite new to Terraria, and when I created and entered my first world, there was no guide or walkthrough on how to play the game. Am I missing something? Or is there a specific way to start the ...
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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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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 keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria?

What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria? Is it possible to change bindings?
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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 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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Precious minerals in Terraria

I've found some Emerald, Diamond and Amethyst but haven't seen what I can do with it. I'm still in the beginning stages, trying to outfit myself in gold armor and weapons. I was curious if I should ...
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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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What do I do with all this money?

I am still pretty new to this awesome game, but I've got a ton of money from mining minerals and selling all sorts of stuff. I've bought the miner's helmet, and some dynamite and a few other things ...
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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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How to move faster in Terraria?

Is it possible move faster in Terraria? I mean, when you are very deep in the underground is it possible returning to the surface faster, using elevator, for example, or other things? Or when you need ...
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How can I escape from deep lakes?

I just fell into a deep lake underground and miserably died because I was not able to jump out. Are there any techniques to survive in this case, or is this one of the dangerous aspects of being a ...
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Why are my Terraria characters restricted from being certain colors?

One of my favorite hex colors is "Slate Gray": 2F4F4F (or 47 79 79). I'm currently trying to make a character for the first time in Terraria, and I've found that the 'blue' value for color is ...
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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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How can I create an efficient tree farm?

I've created a wooden tower with wood platform bridges to find floating islands. As a result, I need a lot of wood and my supply is running low. I had actually planned for this and created a tree ...
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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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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 does Terraria scale enemy spawning in multiplayer?

Having played a lot of both single-player and multiplayer Terraria at this point, I've noticed that more enemies spawn when I'm exploring with my buddy than when I'm alone on my server. It doesn't ...
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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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Roughly when is a good time to battle Skeletron?

I've got full Shadow gear, a Phaseblade, 360 health, at least 10 mana stars, Starfury, Red Balloon, and other magical items. I mostly acquired them from floating islands, but I can defeat the Eye of ...
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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'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 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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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 apartment/...
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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 there a way to save a map without also exiting it?

Is there a way to save a Terraria map without also exiting the map? Last night I was victim to a power outage that lost me a lot of work. I'd like to avoid this in the future, but it seems overly ...
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How do I make my friends keep their stuff when they die in Terraria?

Whenever I host & play in Terraria I get to keep all my stuff when I die, but my friends don't... How can I make it so they keep their inventory as well? I've been searching on the interwebs, but ...
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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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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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Terraria purple particles on monster

So I was playing Terraria today and during a blood moon a Demon Eye with three rotating bright purple particles appeared. Do these particles mean anything, or are they just some useless random effect? ...
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How do you destroy walls behind your house?

How can I destroy the blocks I placed to create the 'back wall' behind my house?
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How do I get out of a minecart in Terraria?

I figured out how to get in a minecart on a minecart track, but I can't figure out how to dismount from it. There doesn't seem to be anything in the controls for 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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Can Water Walking Boots in Terraria give fall damage?

In real life, if we fall from a great height onto water, we could break all our bones. In Terraria, I know that if you fall and land into water, you will be alright (as long as it's of a certain depth)...
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How can I stop monsters invading my mine/tunnels?

I have been playing Terraria for a few hours now, and have a reasonable sized mine underneath my house. It is well lit and I have never had any monsters spawn inside or even near me while in there - ...
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What can't I blow up with dynamite?

I know that Dynamite can destroy Hellstone Bricks but not Hellstone Ore, and that Dynamite can destroy meteorite, ebonstone, and the suit of "uninteresting" (Stone/Dirt/Mud/Grass) blocks. Is ...
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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-biome and realised later on, ...
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What are the different worlds' size in Terraria?

In Terraria, you can choose the world's size when creating a new one. The current version of the game offers three choices : small, medium and large. What is the size of the world for each option (...
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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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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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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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