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Vile Powder

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Vile Powder
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Vile Powder inventory icon
Statistics
Type MiscellaneousCrafting material
Use time 14 (Very Fast)
Velocity 4
Tooltip banishes the Hallow
Rarity Rarity Level: 0
Buy / Sell 1 Silver Coin / 20 Copper Coin
Internal Item ID: 67

Vile Powder is a thrown consumable item that can be used to clear blocks of Hallow. It releases as a cloud spread with a very short range comparable to that of a Broadsword, and produces a fair amount of light when thrown. Vile Powder is the Corruption counterpart of Vicious Powder. It can be crafted from Vile Mushrooms, or purchased from the Dryad during a Blood Moon.

Vile Powder returns Pearlstone to Stone, Pearlsand to Sand and Hallowed grass to normal grass. It can also be thrown at a Bunny to transform it into a Corrupt Bunny, at a Goldfish to transform it into a Corrupt Goldfish, or at a Penguin to transform it into a Corrupt Penguin.

Area of effect

Notes[edit | edit source]

When thrown, Vile Powder releases a cloud which will convert Hallowed blocks to normal blocks 6 tiles in the direction thrown, with a breadth of 5 blocks, and also the blocks the player is standing on. It will corrupt Bunnies, Goldfish, and Penguins in this area of effect. Vicious Powder and Purification Powder also have this area of effect.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Bottle (crafting station).png Placed
Bottle
or
Alchemy Table.png Alchemy
Table
Ingredient(s) Amount
Vile Mushroom.png Vile Mushroom 1
Result
Vile Powder.png Vile Powder 5

Used in[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Poisoned Knife.png Vile Powder.png Vile Powder By Hand
Throwing Knife.png Throwing Knife (20)
Worm Food.png Vile Powder.png Vile Powder (30) Demon Altar.png Crimson Altar.png
Demon/Crimson Altar
Rotten Chunk.png Rotten Chunk (15)

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

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