Mechanical Skull

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Mechanical Skull
Stack digit 2.pngStack digit 0.png
Mechanical Skull inventory icon
Statistics
Type Summoning
Use time 44 (Very Slow)
Tooltip Summons Skeletron Prime
Rarity Rarity Level: 3
Internal Item ID: 557

The Mechanical Skull is used to summon Skeletron Prime, a harder version of Skeletron. It can only be used during night time. Using another Mechanical Skull while Skeletron Prime is alive will not consume the skull, and a second Skeletron Prime will not be summoned. It can also be used in a world without hardmode activated.

If you have not defeated Skeletron Prime yet and are already in hardmode, all enemies (minus statue-spawned monsters and meteor heads) have a 1 in 2500 chance of dropping this item.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Mechanical Skull.png
Mechanical Skull
Internal Item ID: 557
Bone.png Bone (30) Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Soul of Light.png Soul of Light (3)
Soul of Night.png Soul of Night (3)
Lead Bar.png Iron Bar.png Lead Bar or Iron Bar (5)

Used in[edit | edit source]

Console and Mobile versions:

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Suspicious Looking Skull.png
Internal Item ID: 1882 / 5016
Mechanical Skull.png Mechanical Skull Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Mechanical Eye.png Mechanical Eye (2)
Soul of Light.png Soul of Light (5)
Soul of Night.png Soul of Night (5)
Adamantite Bar.png Adamantite Bar (10)

Achievement[edit | edit source]

Achievement Like a Boss.png Like a Boss
Obtain any boss-summoning item. Pc only.png

Notes[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.1: Sprite updated.
  • 1.2.1: Drop chance reduced from 1 in 1000 (0.1%) to 1 in 2500 (0.04%).
  • 1.2: Now a Hardmode drop. Recipe changed.
  • 1.1: Introduced.


Iron and Lead
 
Toilet • Bathtub • Fence • Pc only.png Trap Door
Anvil • Sawmill • Cooking Pot • Chain
Chest • Barrel • Trash Can • Lamp Post
Empty Bucket • Grappling Hook • Flamethrower
Mechanical Eye • Mechanical Skull • Mechanical Worm
Inlet Pump • Outlet Pump
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