Buffs are special stats or visual bonuses which are granted to the player after consuming certain items. They last anywhere from 2 minutes to 15 minutes. Currently active buffs are shown below the hotbar, along with their remaining duration. You can right click the buff icon whenever to cancel it. Non-cancellable buffs are usually negative in effect and called debuffs.
If you die with any active buffs, they will be canceled out and need to be re-applied on respawn.
You can have up to 22 buffs active at once. After that, when you try to activate another buff, it cancels out the left-most buff in the bar. Activated buffs carry over from server-to-server, and from world-to-world.
Buffs can be easily activated with the buff hotkey, defaulted to B. When pressed, the first 10 buff-granting consumables (starting from the top-left) are used, giving the player their respective buffs. Using the hotkey while a particular buff is still active will not re-activate it or re-stack it.
|Obsidian Skin||Obsidian Skin Potion||Causes the player to become invulnerable to lava.||Immune to lava||4 minutes|
|Regeneration||Regeneration Potion||Players regenerate life over time.||Provides life regeneration||5 minutes|
|Swiftness||Swiftness Potion||Increased the players speed by 25%.||25% increased movement speed||4 minutes|
|Gills||Gills Potion||Allows the player to breath underwater. The player will "drown" in air.||Breathe water instead of air||2 minutes|
|Ironskin||Ironskin Potion||Causes the defense of the player to increase by 8.||Increase defense by 8||5 minutes|
|Mana Regeneration||Mana Regeneration Potion||Mana regenerates quicker.||Increased mana regeneration||2 minutes|
|Magic Power||Magic Power Potion||Magic power is increased by 20%.||20% increased magic damage||2 minutes|
|Featherfall||Featherfall Potion||Slows the players falling speed. DOWN key lets the player fall normally. UP key lets the player fall more slowly.||Press UP or DOWN to control speed of descent||5 minutes|
|Spelunker||Spelunker Potion||Allows the player to see ores and chests.||Shows the location of treasure and ore||5 minutes|
|Invisibility||Invisibility Potion||Fully cloaks the player. If player has armor worn then they will become visible.||Grants invisibility||2 minutes|
|Shine||Shine Potion||Makes the player shine to see properly.||Emitting light||5 minutes|
|Night Owl||Night Owl Potion||Allows to see light better.||Increased night vision||4 minutes|
|Battle||Battle Potion||Enemy NPC spawn rate increases.||Increased enemy spawn rate||7 minutes|
|Thorns||Thorns Potion||Melee attackers take a small amount of damage upon harming the player.||Attackers also take damage||2 minutes|
|Water Walking||Water Walking Potion||Allows the player to walk on water, honey and lava. DOWN key allows the player to fall in liquids.||Press DOWN to enter water||5 minutes|
|Archery||Archery Potion||Arrow speed and damage from bows and repeaters is increased by 20%.||20% increased arrow damage and speed||4 minutes|
|Hunter||Hunter Potion||Allows the player to find enemy NPCs properly.||Shows the location of enemies||5 minutes|
|Gravitation||Gravitation Potion||Players gravity can be reversed by pressing the UP key and DOWN to normal.||Press UP or DOWN to reverse gravity||3 minutes|
|Shadow Orb||Shadow Orb||Shadow orbs follow players to provide light. If the orb is too far from the player, it will teleport to the player.||A magical orb that provides light||Infinite|
|Well Fed|| Bowl of Soup or Pumpkin Pie or
|Consuming Bowl of Soup or eating Pumpkin Pie gives the player a few improvements such as damage, defense, swing rate, etc.||Minor improvements to all stats|| 10 minutes |
15 minutes with Pumpkin Pie
|Fairy||Fairy Bell||A fairy follows the player to provide light. If the fairy is too far from the player, it will teleport to the player. Summoned fairies will have a random color of blue, green, or pink.||A fairy is following you||Infinite|
|Clairvoyance||Crystal Ball||Right clicking on a Crystal Ball increases the player's magic power.||Magic powers are increased||10 minutes|
|Merfolk1||Neptune's Shell||Turns the player into a merfolk when the player enters water, allowing infinite breathing.||Can breathe and move easily underwater||While underwater|
|Werewolf1||Moon Charm||Gives improvements to physical abilities, as well as giving the player a cosmetic werewolf skin.||Physical abilities are increased||During the night|
|Honey||standing in Honey||Player's life regenerates permanently while standing in honey and remains for 30 seconds after exiting it.||Life regeneration is increased||30 seconds|
|Panic!||When hit with the Panic Necklace / Sweetheart Necklace||Causes the player to move more quickly after taking damage.||Movement speed is increased||5 seconds|
|Shadow Dodge||After striking an enemy with Titanium armor||Allows the player to dodge the next incoming attack. Two clones of the player will appear, mimicking the player's movements.||You will dodge the next attack||20 seconds|
|Rapid Healing||After striking an enemy with Palladium armor||Gives improved life regeneration||Life regeneration is greatly increased||5 seconds|
|Campfire||When standing near a Campfire.||Gives improved life regeneration to nearby players.||Life regen is slightly increased||When standing near a campfire|
|Heart Lamp||When standing near a Heart Lantern.||Gives improved life regeneration to nearby players.||Life regen is increased||When standing near a heart lantern|
1 These buffs are automatically applied by an equipped accessory under certain circumstances. They cannot be cancelled by right-click, but by removing the accessory.
Aside from the normal buffs there are also buffs that provide you with a pet. Unlike other buffs they last until the player dies or cancels the buff.
- The effects of the same buff do not stack.
- The Campfire buff and Heart Lamp buff are the only buffs you can't remove by right clicking. They are instead cancelled by moving away from the buff's source.
- The highest possible defense is 140.
- 188.8.131.52: Heart Lamp (buff) introduced.
- 184.108.40.206: Campfire (buff) introduced.
- 1.2.1: Pumpkin Pie also grants Well Fed.
- Console-Release: Pet Slime,Pet Guinea Pig,Pet Bat,Pet Zombie,Pet Tiphia and Pet Werewolf buffs introduced.
- 1.1.2: Bunny Buff introduced.
- 1.1: Fairy, Clairvoyance, Merfolk, and Werewolf buffs introduced.
- 1.0.5: Introduced. 18 buffs added.
 See also
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