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Type NPC
AI Type Passive
Max Life 250
Defense 20
KB Resist 50%
Internal NPC ID: 209
This is a Town NPC. A House may be required in order for it to appear.

The Cyborg is a Hardmode NPC that will appear once Plantera has been defeated at least once in the current world, and a vacant house is available. He sells several "high-tech" items. He shoots rockets at nearby enemies.

Items Sold[edit | edit source]


Item Cost Availability
Rocket I.png Rocket I 50 Copper Coin Always available.
Rocket II.png Rocket II 2 Silver Coin 50 Copper Coin During a Blood Moon.
Rocket III.png Rocket III 1 Silver Coin During the night or during a Solar Eclipse.
Rocket IV.png Rocket IV 5 Silver Coin During a Solar Eclipse.
Proximity Mine Launcher.png Proximity Mine Launcher 35 Gold Coin Always available.
Nanites.png Nanites 10 Silver Coin Always available.
Cyborg Helmet.png Cyborg Helmet 3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
Cyborg Shirt.png Cyborg Shirt 3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
Cyborg Pants.png Cyborg Pants 3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
HiTek Sunglasses.png HiTek Sunglasses 5 Gold Coin Always available after defeating the Martian Madness Event.Pc only.png
Night Vision Helmet.png Night Vision Helmet 10 Gold Coin Always available after defeating the Martian Madness Event.Pc only.png

Names[edit | edit source]

The Cyborg may have any of the following names:

  • Alpha
  • Beta
  • Delta
  • Omega
  • Gamma
  • Theta
  • Kappa
  • Omicron
  • Sigma
  • Upsilon
  • Phi
  • Zeta
  • Lambda
  • Nu
  • Ci
  • Rho
  • Phi
  • Fender
  • T-3E0
  • Niner-7
  • A.N.D.Y
  • Syn-X
  • Mu

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Almost all of the Cyborg's names are letters in the Greek alphabet. Naming robots and cyborgs with Greek letters is common in science fiction.
  • The names Syn-x and A.N.D.Y. are likely references to Re-Logic lead developers Whitney "Cenx" Spinks and Andrew "Redigit" Spinks.
  • The name T-3E0 is most likely a reference to the Star Wars droid, C-3P0.
  • The name Niner-7 may be a reference to the character Seven of Nine from Star Trek: Voyager.
  • The name Fender is a reference to the 2005 movie Robots.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • My expedition efficiency was critically reduced when a projectile impacted my locomotive actuator. (This is a reference to the popular "Arrow in the Knee" quote from the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, where a guard tells you: “I used to be an adventurer like you, then I took an arrow in the knee.”)
  • And then Unit 492-8 said, "Who do you think I am, Unit 472-6?" HA HA HA
  • I built myself a taste mechanism, so I can drink some ale!
  • Have you defeated the Wall of <name of Guide>? (Reference to the rumor that the Guide is really the Wall of Flesh)
  • This sentence is false , or is it? (A common logical paradox often associated with robots).
  • Sometimes I come off a bit... Get it? a bit?
  • Sure, me and [Name of Pirate] are pals, but I hate it when his parrot does his business on me. That stuff's corrosive! (Only if Pirate is present)
  • So that "punk" lookin' chick is an inventor, eh? I think I could show her a thing or two! (Only if Steampunker is present)

History[edit | edit source]

Characters: Blue Slime.png Pre-Hardmode Enemies • Pixie.png Hardmode Enemies • Goblin Warrior.png Event Enemies • Skeletron Head.png Bosses
Bunny.png Critters • Guide.png Friendly NPCs • Baby Dinosaur.png Familiars