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Beach Ball

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Beach Ball
Beach Ball inventory icon
Statistics
Type Consumable
Max stack 1
Velocity 6
Rarity Rarity Level: 0
Use time 19
Buy / Sell 20 Copper Coin / 4 Copper Coin
Internal Item ID: 859

The Beach Ball is a novelty item. Using it creates an interactive beach ball for players to bounce around on their worlds. After 2 seconds of sitting still, it turns back into a dropped item that can be picked up again. On the PC version, it is sold by the Party Girl and found in Water Chests, while on the Console and Mobile versions, it is instead only found in Water Chests

Physics[edit | edit source]

  • The Ball reacts to blocks, doors, and liquid as boundaries and will bounce off them normally.
  • When touching players, the Ball reacts as though it were struck, repelling away with increased velocity. This occurs even for players standing still, but more so if they are in motion, which can easily send the Ball flying off-screen.
  • The Ball is not affected by NPCs or furniture, and weapons or tools used on them will simply pass through without interacting.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • If the Beach Ball travels off the left or right edges of the map, it often cannot be retrieved, and presumably despawns.
  • If the Beach Ball is 'hit' more than at least 11 times without it hitting the ground, a message will appear 'Beach Ball was hit X times before hitting the ground.'

History[edit | edit source]

Usable novelty items
 
Items that can be used for fun and don't cause functional effects. Decorative furniture not included.
From Party Girl Beach Ball • Bubble Machine • Fireworks Box • Firework Fountain • Bubble Wand • Confetti Gun • Firework Rockets • Smoke Bomb
Other Slime Gun • Love Potion • Stink Potion • Unicorn on a Stick • Water Gun • Whoopie Cushion
Tools: Iron Pickaxe.png Usual Tools • Dual Hook.png Grappling Hooks • Shadow Orb (item).png Summoning Tools • Wrench.png Other Tools