Orichalcum armor

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Orichalcum armor
Male variant

Female variant

Statistics
Type Armor
Defense 27/30/42
Set Bonus Flower petals will fall on your target for extra damage
Rarity Rarity Level: 4
Sell 5 Gold Coin 40 Silver Coin (set)
Internal Item ID: 1210-1214

Orichalcum Armor is a Hardmode armor set and is the counterpart to Mythril Armor. Like all Hardmode ore armors, Orichalcum armor has three different headwear options, allowing players to focus on magical, melee, or ranged combat, and each with a corresponding set bonus. Crafting a one-helmet set requires 54 Orichalcum Bars or 216 Orichalcum Ore. Crafting all five pieces requires 78 Orichalcum Bars or 312 Orichalcum Ore.

Whenever the player strikes an enemy while wearing a full set, a flower petal is summoned at the edge of the screen and shoots to the other end of the screen. The flower petal will always be aimed at the enemy that triggered it, but it will damage any other enemy that it goes through. The flower petal deals around 30 damage to each target it strikes and can pierce, causing damage to multiple foes in a line with a single attack. Petals travel very quickly and pass through solid blocks and liquid with ease. There is roughly a one-second cooldown before another flower petal can be summoned again.

Set[edit | edit source]

Orichalcum Breastplate
Orichalcum Breastplate.png
Statistics
Type Armor
Defense 13
Max Stack 1
Body Slot Shirt
Tooltip 6% increased critical strike chance
Sell 1 Gold Coin 80 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 1213
Orichalcum Leggings
Orichalcum Leggings.png
Statistics
Type Armor
Defense 10
Max Stack 1
Body Slot Pants
Tooltip 11% increased movement speed
Sell 1 Gold Coin 35 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 1214

Helmet variants[edit | edit source]

Orichalcum Headgear
Orichalcum Headgear.png
Statistics
Type Armor
Defense 4
Max Stack 1
Body Slot Helmet
Tooltip 18% increased magic critical strike chance
Increases maximum mana by 80
Sell 2 Gold Coin 25 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 1212
Orichalcum Helmet
Orichalcum Helmet.png
Statistics
Type Armor
Defense 7
Max Stack 1
Body Slot Helmet
Tooltip 15% increased ranged critical strike chance
8% increased movement speed
Sell 2 Gold Coin 25 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 1211
Orichalcum Mask
Orichalcum Mask.png
Statistics
Type Armor
Defense 19
Max Stack 1
Body Slot Helmet
Tooltip 7% increased melee damage
7% increased movement and melee speed
Sell 2 Gold Coin 25 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 1210

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Orichalcum Bar.png Orichalcum Bar 24
Result
Orichalcum Breastplate.png Orichalcum Breastplate 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Orichalcum Bar.png Orichalcum Bar 18
Result
Orichalcum Leggings.png Orichalcum Leggings 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Orichalcum Bar.png Orichalcum Bar 12
Result
Orichalcum Headgear.png Orichalcum Headgear 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Orichalcum Bar.png Orichalcum Bar 12
Result
Orichalcum Helmet.png Orichalcum Helmet 1
Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Orichalcum Bar.png Orichalcum Bar 12
Result
Orichalcum Mask.png Orichalcum Mask 1

Mobile Version[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Dragon Mask.png Hallowed Mask.png Hallowed Mask Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Palladium Helmet.png Palladium Helmet
Orichalcum Helmet.png Orichalcum Helmet
Titanium Helmet.png Titanium Helmet
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (15)
Dragon Breastplate.png Hallowed Plate Mail.png Hallowed Plate Mail
Palladium Breastplate.png Palladium Breastplate
Orichalcum Breastplate.png Orichalcum Breastplate
Titanium Breastplate.png Titanium Breastplate
Soul of Might.png Soul of Might (15)
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (20)
Dragon Greaves.png Hallowed Greaves.png Hallowed Greaves
Palladium Leggings.png Palladium Leggings
Orichalcum Leggings.png Orichalcum Leggings
Titanium Leggings.png Titanium Leggings
Soul of Might.png Soul of Might (15)
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (15)
Titan Helmet.png Hallowed Helmet.png Hallowed Helmet
Palladium Mask.png Palladium Mask
Orichalcum Mask.png Orichalcum Mask
Titanium Mask.png Titanium Mask
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (15)
Titan Mail.png Hallowed Plate Mail.png Hallowed Plate Mail
Palladium Breastplate.png Palladium Breastplate
Orichalcum Breastplate.png Orichalcum Breastplate
Titanium Breastplate.png Titanium Breastplate
Soul of Sight.png Soul of Sight (20)
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (20)
Titan Leggings.png Hallowed Greaves.png Hallowed Greaves
Palladium Leggings.png Palladium Leggings
Orichalcum Leggings.png Orichalcum Leggings
Titanium Leggings.png Titanium Leggings
Soul of Sight.png Soul of Sight (10)
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (15)
Spectral Headgear.png Orichalcum Headgear.png Orichalcum Headgear
Palladium Headgear.png Palladium Headgear
Titanium Headgear.png Titanium Headgear
Hallowed Headgear.png Hallowed Headgear
Soul of Fright.png Soul of Fright (20)
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (20)
Spectral Armor.png Orichalcum Breastplate.png Orichalcum Breastplate
Palladium Breastplate.png Palladium Breastplate
Titanium Breastplate.png Titanium Breastplate
Hallowed Plate Mail.png Hallowed Plate Mail
Soul of Fright.png Soul of Fright (20)
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (20)
Spectral Subligar.png Orichalcum Leggings.png Orichalcum Leggings
Palladium Leggings.png Palladium Leggings
Titanium Leggings.png Titanium Leggings
Hallowed Greaves.png Hallowed Greaves
Soul of Fright.png Soul of Fright (20)
Soul of Blight.png Soul of Blight (20)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The flower petals will destroy pots, grass, etc, which can also lead to summoning the Queen Bee by accidentally destroying the Larva inside a Bee Hive.
  • The flower petals can be triggered by Minion attacks.

Tips[edit | edit source]

Orichalcum armor test
using dyes on accessories
Dye test on Orichalcum armor.png
No Dye (left), Pink Dye (middle), Violet Dye (right)

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Orichalcum is a metal mentioned in ancient writings, but its nature and means of creation is lost to history, leaving it known only by name. It is frequently used in fantasy works as a material more valuable than real-world metals, but there is little consistency between its properties in popular culture.

History[edit | edit source]

Orichalcum
 
Orichalcum Ore.png Ore • Orichalcum Bar.png Bar • Bubblegum Block.png Bubblegum Block • Bubblegum Block Wall.png Bubblegum Block Wall • Orichalcum Anvil.png Anvil

Orichalcum Pickaxe.png Pickaxe • Orichalcum Drill.png Drill • Orichalcum Waraxe.png Waraxe • Orichalcum Chainsaw.png Chainsaw • Orichalcum Sword.png Sword • Orichalcum Repeater.png Repeater • Orichalcum Halberd.png Halberd • Orichalcum Breastplate.png Armor
Equipable Items: Adamantite Breastplate.png Armor • Anklet of the Wind.png Accessories ( Cobalt Shield.png Combat) • Pharaoh's Robe.png Vanity ( Diamond Ring.png Accessories • Purple Dye.png Dyes)