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Cyborg
Cyborg.png
Statistics
Type Town
AI Type Passive
Max Life 250
Defense 20
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This is a town NPC. You may need a home in order for it to appear.

The Cyborg is a Hardmode NPC that will appear when you have defeated Plantera and have a vacant house available. He sells The Cyborg clothes, Nanites, Rockets and the Proximity Mine Launcher.

Contents

[edit] Items Sold

Once the Cyborg has moved into a house, he will sell the following:

Inventory

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 After Plantera has been defeated
Nanites.png Nanites 10 Silver Coin After Plantera has been defeated
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.

[edit] Names

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

[edit] Trivia

  • Almost all of the Cyborg's names are letters in the Greek alphabet: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Zeta, Theta, Kappa, Lambda, Mu, Nu, Omicron, Rho, Sigma, Upsilon, Phi, Chi and Omega. Naming robots and cyborgs with greek letters is pretty common in science fiction.
  • The name "Fender" may be a reference to robot characters from Futurama: "Bender" the robot, a portmanteau of the names "Bender" and "Flexo" or the stereo robot named Fender.
  • The name "Fender" could also be a reference to the character Fender from the Blue Sky Studios/Twentieth Century FOX film, Robot.
  • The name "A.N.D.Y." may be a reference to the character "Deputy Andy", the android law enforcer on Eureka
  • The name "A.N.D.Y." may be a reference to the toy spaceman "Buzz Lightyear" from "Toy Story" where he has ANDY written on his foot
  • The name "A.N.D.Y." may be a reference to the Stephen King novel series "The Dark Tower" where a robot named Andy plays a role in the fifth book
  • The name "A.N.D.Y." may be a reference to the similarly named explosive device from the popular web series, Red vs. Blue.
  • The name "T-3E0" may be a reference to "C-3P0" from Star Wars
  • The name "Niner-7" means 9-7 in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet.
  • The name "Niner-7" may be a reference to "Seven of Nine" from "Star Trek: Voyager"
  • One of the cyborg's quotes may hint him hitting on the Steampunker.

[edit] Quotes

  • My expedition efficiency was critically reduced when a projectile impacted my locomotive actuator. (This is a reference to the "Arrow in the Knee" quote from TESV: Skyrim)
  • 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!
  • Sure, me and [Pirate name] are pals, but I hate it when his parrot does his business on me. That stuff's corrosive! (Only if Pirate is present)
  • Sometimes I come off a bit... Get it? a bit?
  • So that "punk" lookin' chick is an inventor, eh? I think I could show her a thing or two! (Only if Steampunker is present)
  • This sentence is false, or is it? (Reference to a common paradox)
  • Have you defeated the Wall of [Name of Guide]? (Reference to the rumor that the Guide is really the Wall Of Flesh)

[edit] History

  • 1.2.1: Now sells the Cyborg costume set during Halloween.
  • 1.2: Introduced.


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