Jungle Temple

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Map view of a Jungle Temple. The entrance to this one is at the top-left, though is sometimes at the top-right (it's always near a top corner). The door requires one Temple Key, which is consumed on use.
Not to be confused with Jungle Shrine.

The Jungle Temple, otherwise known as the Lihzahrd Temple, is a Hardmode, post-Plantera structure that can be considered the Jungle's relatively small version of the Dungeon. Each generated world will contain one Temple. It is located in the Underground Jungle, and has no surface entrance.

Within the Temple are trap-filled corridors leading down to a large room containing the Lihzahrd Altar. The Altar can be used to summon the Golem boss at the cost of one Lihzahrd Power Cell. One Power Cell can be found in each of the Temple's Lihzahrd Chests, and are dropped rarely by Lihzahrds and Flying Snakes in the Temple.

In order to access the Temple, one must first defeat Plantera in a world to get the Temple Key, which is used to open the Lihzahrd Door at the Temple's entrance. The Temple itself is constructed from Lihzahrd Bricks, which require a pickaxe with 210 or greater mining power to mine- the first available to the player being the Picksaw, dropped by the Golem inside the temple.

The Jungle Temple contains unique Lihzahrd enemies, and Lihzahrd-themed furniture. Its Lihzahrd Chests have a chance to contain a Lihzahrd Furnace, for crafting other types of Lihzahrd-themed furniture.

The Temple is filled with several types of traps, including Flame Traps, Spear Traps, Spiked Ball Traps, and Super Dart Traps. Traps occur much more frequently in the Temple than in the Dungeon, and are far more damaging. They are activated by Lihzahrd Pressure Plates, which only respond to players (enemies walk on them freely without triggering traps). Like Dungeon traps, all Temple Traps, Pressure Plates, and Wires can be taken by the player for use in player-built Mechanisms.

Contents[edit | edit source]

Jungle Temple
Characters Unique Treasures Unique Drops
Lihzahrd.png Lihzahrd
Flying Snake.png Flying
Snake
Golem.png Golem
(boss)

From Lihzahrd Chests:
Lihzahrd Furnace.png Lihzahrd
Furnace
Lihzahrd Power Cell.png Lihzahrd
Power Cell
Solar Tablet.png Solar Tablet
Pc only.png
Solar Tablet Fragment.png Solar Tablet
Fragment
Pc only.png

From Enemies:

Lihzahrd Banner.png Lihzahrd
Banner
Flying Snake Banner.png Flying Snake
Banner
Lizard Egg.png Lizard Egg
(very rare)
Lihzahrd Power Cell.png Lihzahrd
Power Cell
Solar Tablet Fragment.png Solar Tablet
Fragment
Pc only.png

Through Plundering:

Lihzahrd Brick.png Lihzahrd Brick
Lihzahrd Brick Wall.png Lihzahrd
Brick Wall
Lihzahrd Pressure Plate.png Lihzahrd
Pressure Plate
Spiky Ball Trap.png Spiky Ball
Trap
Flame Trap.png Flame Trap
Through Plundering (continued):
Spear Trap.png Spear Trap
Super Dart Trap.png Super Dart
Trap
Wooden Spike.png Wooden Spike
Lihzahrd Door.png Lihzahrd Door
Lihzahrd Statue.png Lihzahrd Statue
Lihzahrd Guardian Statue.png Lihzahrd Guardian
Statue
Lihzahrd Watcher Statue.png Lihzahrd Watcher
Statue
Lihzahrd Chest.png Lihzahrd Chest
Lihzahrd Work Bench.png Lihzahrd
Work Bench
Lihzahrd Table.png Lihzahrd Table
Lihzahrd Chair.png Lihzahrd Chair
Lihzahrd Altar.png Lihzahrd Altar
From Golem:
Beetle Husk.png Beetle Husk
Stynger.png Stynger
Stynger Bolt.png Stynger Bolt
Possessed Hatchet.png Possessed
Hatchet
Sun Stone.png Sun Stone
Eye of the Golem.png Eye of
the Golem
Picksaw.png Picksaw
Heat Ray.png Heat Ray
Staff of Earth.png Staff of Earth
Golem Fist.png Golem Fist
Golem Trophy.png Golem Trophy
Golem Mask.png Golem Mask

Achievement[edit | edit source]

Achievement Temple Raider.png Temple Raider"Breach the impenetrable walls of the jungle temple."
Mine Lihzahrd Bricks from the Jungle Temple. Pc only.png

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • In the Mobile only.pngMobile version the door to the temple can be broken with explosives allowing entrance before killing Plantera.
  • Even before entering Hardmode, Lihzahrds and Flying Snakes can spawn outside the temple, if the player is standing directly in front of a Lihzahrd Brick Wall (in the temple's entrance, for example). These pose a very high threat to players without late-game equipment.
  • While Lihzahrd Bricks and the Lihzahrd Altar can only be mined with a Picksaw, most other objects in the Temple, including traps, can be removed with low-tier tools. In the Mobile only.pngMobile version, a Picksaw or explosives are required.
  • Lihzahrd brick cannot be affected by actuators, but the door can be before being unlocked, allowing for easy access pre-hardmode.
  • It is possible for a Granite Cave to spawn overlapping the temple, allowing it to be accessed before Plantera is killed, although it is very rare.
  • There is a rare bug on the Xbox 360 version that allows players to phase through the door, allowing easy access before Hardmode.
  • The wires of the Jungle Temple appear to have their colors based upon the horizontal position of the pressure plate they originate from.

Tips[edit | edit source]

For tips on entering the Temple without the Temple Key, see Guide:Skipping Stones#Jungle Temple.
  • You can't use a Rod of Discord to teleport into the temple before it is opened.
  • The Jungle Temple is densely Wired. Collecting all Wires in the Temple (using the Wire Cutter) can net a player over 1000 Wires.
  • An effective way of avoiding the traps in the Temple is to hold a wire-related item (Wire Cutter, Wrench, Dart Traps, Pressure Plates, or any trap from inside the Temple) to make placed wires visible, or use a Mechanical Lens. The Dangersense Potion is also useful for this, as the buff also highlights Wooden Spikes in addition to traps and pressure plates.
  • Since all tricks with Rod of Discord and Teleporters have been negated, the only ways to enter the Temple are to: beat Plantera and get the key, mine through the temple blocks with a Picksaw, use a hoik, or find a rare glitch which causes a few temple bricks to be missing, allowing easy access. The only benefits to having early access to the temple include being able to loot the chests and traps within, and being able to easily farm for Pc only.pngSolar Tablet Fragments.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.2.3: The Golem boss room in new worlds is now slightly larger.
    • The world generator now checks to make sure a Lihzahrd Altar spawns inside the temple.
  • 1.2.1.2: You can no longer teleport in front of Jungle Temple walls.
  • 1.2.0.3: Lihzahrd walls can be harvested.
  • 1.2.0.2: The Chlorophyte Drill can no longer be used to destroy Lihzahrd blocks.
  • 1.2: Introduced.
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Surface Layers Forest • Desert • Ocean • Snow • Jungle • Mushroom • The Corruption • The Crimson • The Hallow • Space
Underground Layers Underground • Cavern • Underground Snow • Pc only.png Underground Desert • Underground Jungle • Underground Mushroom • Underground Corruption • Underground Crimson • Underground Hallow • The Underworld
Special Biomes Meteorite • Pc only.png Granite Cave • Pc only.png Marble Cave • Spider Nest • Bee Hive • Dungeon • Lihzahrd Temple
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