|Type||Accessory – Crafting material|
The Depth Meter is an accessory that, when equipped, displays your character's current elevation relative to the surface level. Elevation is measured in feet, with one tile equalling two feet. It is a rare drop from Cave Bats.
In the console version, the Depth Meter functions slightly differently; elevation is measured in meters, with two tiles equaling one meter. In addition, it is obtained differently, being crafted instead of dropped.
Console Version Only:
|Table + Chair|
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- The surface level has an absolute position and is consistent across the entire world. Counterintuitively, it is possible for caves to be generated above the surface level.
- The elevation is measured from the level of your character's feet.
- The elevation display will read "level" if you are standing exactly on the surface level.
- The Depth Meter is useful for finding biomes that are generated at specific elevation ranges, such as Floating Islands, the Underground Jungle, and the Underworld.
- You can use the Depth Meter to avoid spawning Dungeon Guardians by staying above the surface level.