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Hunter Potion

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Hunter Potion
Hunter Potion inventory icon
Statistics
Type Potion
Max stack 30
Rarity Rarity Level: 1
Use time 16
Tooltip Shows the location of enemies
Grants buff Hunter.png Hunter
Buff duration 5 minutes
Buff tooltip Shows the location of enemies
Sell 2 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 304

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 which drop dye materials such as the Cyan Beetle.
  • Hunter potions can also be used to find mimics in hard mode.

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 Consumable 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