Crates

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Crates
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Wooden Crate.png   Iron Crate.png   Golden Crate.png
Statistics
Type Grab bagFurniture
Placeable Tango Tick1.png
Tooltip Right click to open
Internal Tile ID: 376

Crates are grab bag-type items that can be hooked while Fishing, containing random loot such as Ores, Bars, Potions, Accessories, and other items. In addition, biome-specific crates can contain biome-specific loot. They can be right-clicked within the player's inventory to unload their contents. Desktop only.png They can also be placed. Each Crate can be stacked up to 99 in a single inventory slot.

If fishing in Water with Fishing Power high enough to prevent junk catches (fishing power of 50) and the line does not break there is a 10% chance to harvest crates normally and 20% when fishing with a Crate Potion.

The kind of crate the player gets is dependent on the Fishing Power, with higher Fishing Power the probabilities of rarer Crates are raised. E.g with a Fishing Power of 100 in a Corrupted Biome the probabilities would be: Golden Crate: 6.57%; Corrupt Crate: 8.90%; Iron Crate: 28.37%; Wooden Crate: 56.16% [1]

Rarer crate types contain more valuable loot. When fishing in an area with multiple biomes, the crate priority is, from highest to lowest, Corruption > Crimson > Hallowed > Dungeon > Jungle > Sky. For example, when a Floating Island is corrupted and changes to The Corruption, Sky Crates will no longer be harvested.

Console only.pngMobile only.png The Console and Mobile versions currently have Wooden Crates, Iron Crates and Golden Crates.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Type Value Rarity Biome
Wooden Crate.png Wooden Crate 
Internal Item ID: 2334
10 Silver Coin Rarity Level: 1 Any
Iron Crate.png Iron Crate 
Internal Item ID: 2335
50 Silver Coin Rarity Level: 2 Any
Jungle Crate.png Jungle Crate Desktop only.png
Internal Item ID: 3208
1 Gold Coin Rarity Level: 2 Jungle
Sky Crate.png Sky Crate Desktop only.png
Internal Item ID: 3206
1 Gold Coin Rarity Level: 2 Sky
Corrupt Crate.png Corrupt Crate Desktop only.png
Internal Item ID: 3203
1 Gold Coin Rarity Level: 2 Corruption
Crimson Crate.png Crimson Crate Desktop only.png
Internal Item ID: 3204
1 Gold Coin Rarity Level: 2 Crimson
Hallowed Crate.png Hallowed Crate Desktop only.png
Internal Item ID: 3207
1 Gold Coin Rarity Level: 2 Hallow
Dungeon Crate.png Dungeon Crate Desktop only.png
Internal Item ID: 3205
1 Gold Coin Rarity Level: 2 Dungeon
Golden Crate.png Golden Crate 
Internal Item ID: 2336
2 Gold Coin Rarity Level: 3 Any

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Xbox 360 logo large.svg On Xbox, Right Trigger opens crates (instead of the B button which is the equivalent of the pc's right-click).Verify

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Crates can yield ores (and bars) not otherwise found on the player's world. For instance, a Crate can yield Platinum Ore, even if the world is generated with Gold Ore instead of Platinum.
  • Crates collected before Hardmode, but saved to open during Hardmode, can yield Hardmode ores. A wise player can stockpile crates to open later in Hardmode, giving them a big head start in collecting Hardmode ores.
    Guide.png
    Hint: Less Junk means more crates, so Increase your fishing power as much as you can.
  • As soon as you have enough iron, replace your Wood Fishing Pole with a Reinforced Fishing Pole.
  • Pick your bait: worms are easy to come by on a rainy day, but few butterflies and jungle critters are more powerful. Use the best you have available. If you have Fallen Stars to spare, you might make Enchanted Nightcrawlers.
  • Both the Angler and opening crates will provide better bait over time, and will also provide useful potions: A Fishing Potion boosts your fishing power directly; a Sonar Potion saves time and bait, by letting you reject anything but crates and interesting fish.
  • Eventually, the Angler will provide equipment that can still further boost your fishing power.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Console 1.07 Holiday Update: Introduced 1.2.4 crates.
  • 1.3.0.1:
    • New biome crates introduced: Jungle Crate, Sky Crate, Corrupt Crate, Crimson Crate, Hallowed Crate, and Dungeon Crate.
    • Now placeable.
  • 1.2.4: Introduced Wooden Crate, Iron Crate, and Golden Crate.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Terraria game code (PC version 1.3.1), in the function FishingCheck() in Projectile
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