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Type NPC
AI Type Passive
Max Life 250
Defense 15
KB Resist 50%
Internal NPC ID: 178
This is a Town NPC. A House may be required in order for it to appear.

The Steampunker is a Hardmode NPC. She will appear once the player has defeated at least one Mechanical Boss and has a vacant house for her.

Pc only.png If threatened by enemies, the Steampunker will defend herself using a Clockwork Assault Rifle.

Items sold[edit | edit source]


Item Cost Availability
Teleporter.png Teleporter 2 Gold Coin 50 Silver Coin Always available.
Clentaminator.png Clentaminator 2 Platinum Coin Always available.
Steampunk Hat.png Steampunk Hat 1 Gold Coin 50 Silver Coin During the following moon phases - Moon phase 1 (Full) Moon phase 2 (Waning Gibbous) Moon phase 3 (Third Quarter) Moon phase 4 (Waning Crescent)
Steampunk Shirt.png Steampunk Shirt 1 Gold Coin 50 Silver Coin During the following moon phases - Moon phase 1 (Full) Moon phase 2 (Waning Gibbous) Moon phase 3 (Third Quarter) Moon phase 4 (Waning Crescent)
Steampunk Pants.png Steampunk Pants 1 Gold Coin 50 Silver Coin During the following moon phases - Moon phase 1 (Full) Moon phase 2 (Waning Gibbous) Moon phase 3 (Third Quarter) Moon phase 4 (Waning Crescent)
Jetpack.png Jetpack 40 Gold Coin During the following moon phases - Moon phase 5 (New Moon) Moon phase 6 (Waxing Crescent) Moon phase 7 (First Quarter) Moon phase 8 (Waxing Gibbous)
Solidifier.png Solidifier 10 Gold Coin Only during Daytime. Console only.pngMobile only.png
Blend-O-Matic.png Blend-O-Matic 10 Gold Coin Only at night. Console only.pngMobile only.png Any Time. Pc only.png
Flesh Cloning Vat.png Flesh Cloning Vat 10 Gold Coin Only in Crimson worlds.
Steampunk Boiler.png Steampunk Boiler 10 Gold Coin If Eye of Cthulhu, Eater of Worlds/Brain of Cthulhu and Skeletron have been defeated.
Purple Solution.png Purple Solution 25 Silver Coin Blood Moon or Solar Eclipse when the world has Corruption.
Red Solution.png Red Solution 25 Silver Coin Blood Moon or Solar Eclipse when the world has Crimson.
Blue Solution.png Blue Solution 25 Silver Coin In the Hallow Biome. (When there is no Blood Moon or Solar Eclipse. Console only.pngMobile only.png)
Green Solution.png Green Solution 25 Silver Coin When no other solution is on sale.
Cog.png Cog 7 Silver Coin Always available.
Steampunk Goggles.png Steampunk Goggles 3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
Steampunk Wings.png Steampunk Wings 1 Platinum Coin After defeating Golem. Pc only.png
Logic Gate.png Logic Gate 2 Gold Coin Always available.
Logic Gate Lamp.png Logic Gate Lamp 10 Silver Coin (normal)
2 Gold Coin (faulty)
Always available.
Static Hook.png Static Hook 50 Gold Coin Always available.
Conveyor Belt.png Conveyor Belt 5 Silver Coin Always available.

Names[edit | edit source]

The Steampunker may have any of the following names:

  • Ada
  • Cornelia
  • Cynthia
  • Emeline
  • Fidelia
  • Hope
  • Isabella
  • Judith
  • Leila
  • Lilly
  • Lydia
  • Minerva
  • Phoebe
  • Savannah
  • Selina
  • Verity
  • Vivian
  • Whitney
  • Zelda
  • Zylphia

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Steampunker's move-in requirements do not expressly require a world to be in Hardmode. Summoning and defeating a Mechanical Boss in a pre-Hardmode world will allow the Steampunker to move in, though this can only be legitimately achieved by carrying over resources from an existing Hardmode world.
  • When fighting against hostile mobs, the Steampunker will shoot a Clockwork Assault Rifle at said enemies.
  • You may have to re-defeat Eye of Cthulhu, Eater of Worlds/Brain of Cthulhu, and/or Skeletron after the Steampunker arrives in order to buy the Steampunk Boiler.
  • The Steampunker does not sell dark blue solution if you move her to the mushroom biome, but it is sold by the Truffle instead

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Steampunk is a sci-fi/fantasy term used to describe a subculture that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.
  • The Steampunker was sprited by former artist William Data AKA Waffles.
  • One of the Steampunker's possible names, Whitney, is also the name of Cenx, a Terraria developer and Redigit's wife.
  • The name Minerva may be a reference to the Roman goddess of handicrafts and wisdom.
  • The name Zelda could be a reference to the Nintendo game series: The Legend of Zelda.
  • The Steampunker occasionally talks about becoming an air pirate. Air pirates are a staple of the steampunk genre.
  • The name 'Ada' is a reference to the 19th century English mathematician and writer Ada Lovelace.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • "I like your... gear. Does it come in brass?"
  • "Be it what it would, a jetpack would suit you nicely!"
  • "Oy, whatchu got in you jiminy fluffer?"
  • "Show me some gears!"
  • "Should I become an air pirate? I've considered becoming an air pirate."

When Cyborg is present:

  • "I'm mighty curious about that <cyborg name> fellow. By what manner of consumption does he maintain such locomotion?"

When Pirate is present:

  • "That captain fellow seems to me to be 'pretty well over the bay' if you know what I mean!"

During a Blood Moon:

  • "I'm feeling a bit peevish as of late, so enough with your palaver you ragamuffin!"

During a party:

  • "Everyone said they like stacked cakes, so I installed smokestacks in mine."

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.1: Now sells Static Hook, Conveyor Belt, Logic Gates and Logic Gate Lamps.
  • Now sells Steampunk Wings.
  • Fixed bug where Cogs could be overwritten by another item in the Steampunker's shop
  • 1.2.3:
    • Now sells Steampunk Boiler and Flesh Cloning Vat.
    • Fixed a typo in the Steampunker dialog about the Pirate (it used to read "if you know what mean" without the "I").
  • 1.2.1: Now sells Steampunk Goggles during Halloween season.
  • 1.2: Introduced.
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