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Hunter Potion

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Hunter Potion
Stack digit 3.pngStack digit 0.png
Hunter Potion inventory icon
Statistics
Type Potion
Use time 16 (Very Fast)
Tooltip Shows the location of enemies
Grants buff Hunter.png Hunter
Buff duration 5 minutes
Buff tooltip Shows the location of enemies
Rarity Rarity Level: 1
Sell 2 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 304
Internal Buff ID: 17

Hunter Potion is a buff potion which buffs the player with Hunter. The buff shows the location of enemies on your screen by highlighting them and making them glow in a red light, if you would be unable to see them otherwise. This lasts for 5 minutes, but can be canceled at any time by right-clicking the icon. Although the enemies glow, they do not actually emit any light to the surrounding area. These can be quite difficult to manually craft - you need a Shark Fin for each one. However, they can rarely be found in Pots and Chests and Shark Statues can make this a much easier process.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Bottle (crafting station).png Placed
Bottle
or
Alchemy Table.png Alchemy
Table
Ingredient(s) Amount
Bottled Water.png Bottled Water 1
Daybloom.png Daybloom 1
Blinkroot.png Blinkroot 1
Shark Fin.png Shark Fin 1
Result
Hunter Potion.png Hunter Potion 1

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This potion is very useful when fighting the Eater of Worlds or any other worm enemy, as you can see where they are coming from and dodge their attack/plan your attack.
  • The potion is also very useful for catching the Truffle Worm
  • It can be used to discover caverns while mining by looking for enemies.
  • It is useful to note that it can be used to find bound NPCs that need to be rescued.
  • It is useful in finding the small and rare enemies such as the Cyan Beetle or Mimics in Hardmode
  • Wraith aren't more visible with this potion.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.0.1: Texture changed.
  • 1.2.3: Now makes enemies glow red and makes them not emit any light.
  • 1.0.5: Introduced.
Consumables: Healing Potion.png Potions ( Inferno Potion.png Buff Potions) • Shuriken.png Thrown Weapons

High Velocity Bullet.png Ammunition • Jungle Grass Seeds.png Seeds • Fallen Star.png Materials ( Feather.png Drops • Copper Ore.png Ores • Iron Bar.png Bars) • Silver Coin.png Other