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Is there a tutorial in Terraria? If so, How do I start it?

The PC version of Terraria does not have a distinct tutorial As more-or-less a sandbox game, Terraria does not have a formalized tutorial. The keyboard controls can be viewed and customized in the ...
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Can't find Corruption

Unfortunately, in Terraria, each world will only spawn with either the Corruption or Crimson Biomes. The wiki page on the Corruption states that only during world generation will the loading screen ...
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What's the difference between tools from the Crimson and the Corruption?

There are 3 main differences IIRC. In the pre-hardmode, Crimson worlds have Crimson Armor, Deathbringer Pickaxe, Fleshgrinder Hammer, The Meat Ball Flail, and the Crimson Rod. Corruption Worlds have ...
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Is the Mining Helmet worth it in Terraria?

It depends on your priorities and current equipment. First let's consider the alternatives. Torches Light Pets Shine Potion The good thing about the Mining helmet is that it will allow you to see ...
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Is there a tutorial in Terraria? If so, How do I start it?

I have a little addition to Mike Kellogg's answer and since it seems like I can't comment yet, due to lack of reputation, I will put it as a separate answer. Terraria itself doesn't have a tutorial ...
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Is there any way to increase the drop rate of items?

As of version 1.4: Yes, using the Luck mechanic. Material drops and unique item drops, among a number of other things, are affected by the player's Luck, though this mostly seems to apply only to non-...
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Can't find Corruption

As the other answer says, you must get the required materials to spread Corruption (or Crimson) from corresponding worlds. To speed up the search, create new small worlds until you see that the tree ...
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Heart crystals won’t break using any pickaxe ,why and how do I fix it?

I assume you're somehow playing on an older version. Specifically, older than this question. In that case, pickaxes won't work, use a hammer.
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How to farm key molds?

Unfortunately, all I can tell you is that Random Numbers are Random. 1 in 2500 is... not a whole lot, I'm afraid. And even after killing 2500 mobs, you're not guaranteed one. So, if there's no way ...
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Will a crimson chest spawn in a corruption world?

Crimson chests are spawned during world generation, and only in worlds which have the Crimson. You will need to make a new world to find one.
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How to defeat the Eye of Cthulhu

Prepare the terrain : Put a campfire (liferegen) Put a sunflower (movespeed) Build an area made of rows of wood platforms The fight Summon him @ 7:30pm Use piercing attack weapons Use a fast ...
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How do I defeat skeletron again?

Killing Skeletron for the first time allowed the Clothier to move in to your house. In order to summon Skeletron you will need to kill the Clothier at night with the Clothier Voodoo doll equipped. ...
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Terarria Ore Map Reference

I couldn't find one so I made my own. Note I made this on PC so I'm not sure if console has the exact same colors. Row 1: copper, iron, silver, gold, demonite, meteorite, hellstone Row 2: tin, lead, ...
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Why can’t I craft a sawmill or armor?

Here are the steps to craft a sawmill (to see if you have anything "wrong") Get 10 wood blocks (to make work bench) Make a work bench and place it down Get 2 bars, 10 chains and 10 wood. (Get the ...
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How long does the Truffle take to move in after building the mushroom biome?

It isn't easy to tell if the biome you are in is surface or not because of the walls behind the house, I suggest breaking all of that. Also, as it states in the wiki, "to get the Truffle to move in, ...
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What's the fastest way to get Adamantite ore in Terraria?

The best way I've found to find Adamantite (and indeed, any of the new ores) is to go down to hell and fly/grapple along the roof with a light source. This way you'll be able to see a little ways into ...
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Who is the next boss after the golem and how do I find it?

Golem and Ocram are the two highest tier bosses in the console version. PC patches have extended the endgame, unfortunately, none of these have reached the console version. http://terraria.gamepedia....
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Which update for terraria was Duke Fishron introduced?

According to the wiki he was introduced in 1.2.4. However he is indeed PC only, so this is potentially of not much use to you given the terraria-console tag.
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Where do The Goblin Army and the Pirates spawn?

When you first summon the Pirate or Goblin invasion, the message appears saying: The Goblin Army/Pirates are approaching from the East/West! The initial wave of enemies enter from the edge of the ...
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Terraria Housing No Longer valid

Use the ? option in the housing menu, which will tell you what's wrong.
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I can't seem to find Plantera's bulbs

It's worth noting that Plantera's bulb will spawn only in Underground Jungle biome, not the normal one. You know that bulbs will start spawning only once you get the status message The jungle grows ...
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Wall of Flesh didn't make a box

The Terraria Wiki lists this as a known bug. Specifically, it mentions: Sometimes after beating WoF, it might not drop loot. Unfortunately this means that you're going to have to kill it again to ...
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What gear should I have to survive the Pumpkin moon (Terraria)

Bear in mind that the Pumpkin Moon and Frost Moon events are considered end-game - they are supposed to be difficult for very well geared players. If you're not a very well geared player, don't expect ...
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What are the pre-hardmode NPCs in terraria console version?

Here it states all the console-exclusive things for Terraria. NPCs are not among them, and therefore are most likely just the same as the PC version. Here you can see which NPCs that are possible to ...
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How do you find a fishing rod in Terraria for PS Vita?

You can't, fishing is currently only implemented in the PC version of terraria
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What is the best way to farm ore in Terraria?

For the first 4 ores, the deeper you go, the easier it is to find the better ones. Just above cavern layer is usually where iron/lead gets more common and silver/tungsten is in low quantities. Then ...
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Where is the best place to find ores for armour sets?

There are actually quite a few "alternate" ores and I'll list them. Note that I skip tiers that don't have alternate ores. You'll need to generate several worlds to roll each of these ores, but here'...
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Other Key Mold uses Terraria

Key molds have no intended use other than to craft their respective keys. Key molds have just a single, very straightforward purpose. Saving up spares won't do anything except allow you to make more ...
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