Mount

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Mounts are creatures or objects that act as vehicles that a player can use for transportation or dealing damage. When a mount-summoning item is used, it applies an unlimited buff to the player, spawns the mount, and places the player on or in it. Mount movement can be controlled using the player's usual movement keys. Like Pets and Minions, mounts can be used limitlessly, and their summoning items are not consumed. Only one Mount can be in effect at a time. Mounts will Unequip automatically when you die.

Mounts are affected by armor set Bonus effects, e.g., if riding a unicorn with full hallowed armor, the unicorn will have a pulsing outline (however, some dyes such as the Hades dyes can make this hard to spot).

Weapons and tools (as well as any other item, except Hooks) can be used while riding a Mount, with the exception of the Drill Mount. On the console version you can not use tools on mounts as the player will dismount.

All mount items can be placed in the mount slot and then summoned with , and can be Dyed. Equipping a mount provides a short burst of light.

There are currently 12 Mounts, each with varying abilities and movement statistics. All mount summoning items have the Yellow rarity, except for the Shrimpy Truffle, having a Rainbow rarity due to it being from a Treasure Bag.

Mounts cannot have any prefixes or be reforged unless cheats are used.

Types[edit | edit source]

See this guide for a comparison of the jump/flight heights of the mounts stacked with various Movement Accessories.

Pre-Hardmode[edit | edit source]

Item Mount Description Height (ft) Speed (mph) Source
Slimy Saddle.png Slimy Saddle Mount Slime.png Slime
  • Higher jumps, faster movement
  • Floats in water
  • Damages enemies that are jumped on (Not added in mobile)
  • Falling speed boosted x3
  • Reduce fall damage by half
42
  • 20
King Slime
Honeyed Goggles.png Honeyed Goggles
Mount Bee.png
Bee
  • Slow on land
  • Fast flight, limited flight time, auto-hover
  • Cancels fall damage
  • Dismounts in liquids
654
  • 10 (walk)
  • 31 (fly)
Queen Bee
Hardy Saddle.png Hardy Saddle Mount Turtle.png Turtle
  • Very slow on land
  • Fast in water
4
  • 10 (walk)
  • 36 (swim)
Golden Crate
Fuzzy Carrot.png Fuzzy Carrot Mount Bunny.png Bunny
  • Higher jumps
  • Speeds up while running
  • Cancels fall damage
12
  • 37
Angler

Hardmode[edit | edit source]

Item Mount Description Height (ft) Speed (mph) Source
Ancient Horn.png Ancient Horn Pc only.png Mount Basilisk.png Basilisk
  • Fast movement speed
  • Increased jump height
  • Charging through enemies inflicts damage
  • 28
  • 41
Dropped by Basilisks
Scaly Truffle.png Scaly Truffle Mount Pigron.png Pigron
  • Limited flight time
  • Fast run speed
  • Cancels fall damage
  • 218
  • 45
Fishing
Shrimpy Truffle.png Shrimpy Truffle Pc only.png Cute Fishron.png Cute Fishron
  • Infinite flight
  • Damage/movement bonus in liquid
  • Slows down when on land
  • 33 (horizontal)
  • 41 (vertical)
  • 80 (submerged in liquid)
  • 66 (if health <50%, or 6 sec after liquid)
  • 5 (if touching blocks)
Duke Fishron Treasure Bag
(Expert Mode only)
Reindeer Bells.png Reindeer Bells Rudolph.png Rudolph
  • Limited flight time
  • Fast running and flight
  • Cancels fall damage
  • 194
  • 60
Frost Moon
Cosmic Car Key.png Cosmic Car Key Pc only.png UFO Mount.png UFO
  • Infinite flight
  • Dismounts in liquids
  • 41 (horizontal/vertical)
  • 58 (diagonal)
Martian Madness
Brain Scrambler (item).png Brain Scrambler Pc only.png
Scutlix Mount.png
Scutlix
  • Fast movement speed
  • Fires lasers at enemies automatically
  • Reduce fall damage to 1
  • 28
  • 40
Martian Madness
Blessed Apple.png Blessed Apple Pc only.png
Mount Unicorn.png
Unicorn
  • Fast running speed
  • Double-jump
  • Deal damage to enemies on full running speed
  • Reduce fall damage by 80%
  • 45
  • 60
Hallow enemies
Drill Containment Unit.png Drill Containment Unit Pc only.png Drill Mount.png Drill
  • Infinite flight
  • Mines terrain ()
  • Cannot use items while mounted
  • 31 (horizontal)
  • 41 (vertical)
Crafted

Achievement[edit | edit source]

Achievement The Cavalry.png The Cavalry"Equip a Mount."
Equip your first Mount. Pc only.png

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Regardless of their flight abilities, activating a Mount will deplete a player's flight time with Wings and Rocket Boot derivatives.
  • It is important to note that when using mounts with infinite flight, such as the Drill, Cute Fishron or UFO, if your character is not on the ground, their mana will regenerate as though they were moving, even if stationary. As such, mages who rely on mana regeneration may find such mounts unfavorable in some situations, although Shiny Stone still activates when you are stationary on any mount.

History[edit | edit source]

Tools: Iron Pickaxe.png Usual Tools • Dual Hook.png Grappling Hooks • Shadow Orb (item).png Summoning Tools • Wrench.png Other Tools