Clothier

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Clothier
Clothier.png Console, Mobile, 3DS version
Statistics
Type NPC
Max Life 250
Defense 15
KB Resist 50%
Item (Quantity) Rate
Red Hat.png
100%

Map Icon Clothier.png
Map Icon
Internal NPC ID: 54
Nurse.png
This is a Town NPC. A House may be required in order for it to appear.

The Clothier is an NPC vendor who sells only vanity items (items that only change a player's appearance and serve no other function).

The Clothier is the same character as the Old Man who guards the Dungeon before Skeletron is defeated. After defeating Skeletron, the Old Man is freed from his curse, and he disappears from the Dungeon's entrance. Once a suitable vacant house is available thereafter, he spawns and sells items. His clothes are no longer tattered, his eyes have turned blue (from red), and he is wearing a Red Hat.

Equipping the Clothier Voodoo Doll allows a player to attack and kill him (similar to the Guide Voodoo Doll). Doing so at night re-summons Skeletron. On the Desktop only.png Desktop version, when threatened, the Clothier fires skull projectiles similar to those produced by the Book of Skulls that inflict enemies with the Shadowflame debuff.

Items sold[edit | edit source]

Inventory

Item Cost Availability
Black Thread.png
1 Gold Coin Always available.
Pink Thread.png
1 Gold Coin Always available.
Familiar Shirt.png
1 Gold Coin Always available.
Familiar Pants.png
1 Gold Coin Always available.
Familiar Wig.png
1 Gold Coin Always available.
Beanie.png
1 Gold Coin When present in a Snow biome.
Summer Hat.png
1 Gold Coin During the day.
Plumber's Shirt.png
25 Gold Coin During a full moon.
Plumber's Pants.png
25 Gold Coin During a full moon.
White Tuxedo Shirt.png
25 Gold Coin During the night of a full moon.
White Tuxedo Pants.png
25 Gold Coin During the night of a full moon.
The Doctor's Shirt.png
20 Gold Coin During the day after a full moon.
The Doctor's Pants.png
20 Gold Coin During the day after a full moon.
Mime Mask.png
2 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon.
Fallen Tuxedo Shirt.png
25 Gold Coin During the night of a Blood Moon. Desktop only.png
Fallen Tuxedo Pants.png
25 Gold Coin During the night of a Blood Moon. Desktop only.png
Guy Fawkes Mask.png
3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
Clothier's Jacket.png
3 Gold Coin During Halloween. Desktop only.png
Clothier's Pants.png
3 Gold Coin During Halloween. Desktop only.png
Bundled Party Balloons.png
2 Gold Coin While a party is active. Desktop only.png
Balloon Animal.png
2 Gold Coin While a party is active. Desktop only.png
Silly Sunflower Petals.png
3 Gold Coin While a party is active. Desktop only.png
Silly Sunflower Tops.png
3 Gold Coin While a party is active. Desktop only.png
Silly Sunflower Bottoms.png
3 Gold Coin While a party is active. Desktop only.png

Inventory

Item Cost Availability
George's Hat.png
1 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon, male character. Console only.png Mobile only.png
George's Suit.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon, male character. Console only.png Mobile only.png
George's Pants.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon, male character. Console only.png Mobile only.png
Fabulous Ribbon.png
1 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon, female character. Console only.png Mobile only.png
Fabulous Dress.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon, female character. Console only.png Mobile only.png
Fabulous Slippers.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon, female character. Console only.png Mobile only.png
Oktober Locks.png
80 Silver Coin During Oktoberfest. Mobile only.png
Dirndl Blouse.png
1 Gold Coin 20 Silver Coin During Oktoberfest. Mobile only.png
Dirndl Skirt.png
1 Gold Coin During Oktoberfest. Mobile only.png
Alpine Hat.png
80 Silver Coin During Oktoberfest. Mobile only.png
Lederweste.png
1 Gold Coin 20 Silver Coin During Oktoberfest. Mobile only.png
Lederhosen.png
1 Gold Coin During Oktoberfest. Mobile only.png
Festive Top Hat.png
1 Gold Coin During Christmas. Mobile only.png
Toro's Head.png
10 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon. Japan.png
Toro's Body.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon. Japan.png
Toro's Legs.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon. Japan.png
Monomi Head.png
10 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon. Japan.png
Monomi Body.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon. Japan.png
Monomi Legs.png
25 Gold Coin During a Blood Moon. Japan.png
Shiren Shirt.png
25 Gold Coin During a Full Moon. Japan.png
Shiren Pants.png
25 Gold Coin During a Full Moon. Japan.png

Hardmode inventory[edit | edit source]

These items are sold in addition to the regular inventory, but are only available after Hardmode has been unlocked.

Inventory

Item Cost Availability
Clown Hat.png
2 Gold Coin After defeating the Clown.
Clown Shirt.png
1 Gold Coin After defeating the Clown.
Clown Pants.png
1 Gold Coin After defeating the Clown.
Tiara.png
25 Gold Coin During a new moon.
Princess Dress.png
10 Gold Coin During a new moon.
Cowboy Hat.png
5 Gold Coin During a first quarter moon. (2 days after a new moon)
Cowboy Jacket.png
5 Gold Coin During a first quarter moon. (2 days after a new moon)
Cowboy Pants.png
5 Gold Coin During a first quarter moon. (2 days after a new moon)
Tam O' Shanter.png
2 Gold Coin 50 Silver Coin During a third quarter moon. (2 days after a full moon)
Balla Hat.png
1 Gold Coin After defeating the Frost Legion. (Doesn't seem to be sold in multiplayer)
Gangsta Hat.png
1 Gold Coin After defeating the Frost Legion. (Doesn't seem to be sold in multiplayer)
Solar Cultist Hood.png
10 Gold Coin During the day, after defeating Lunatic Cultist. Desktop only.png
Solar Cultist Robe.png
10 Gold Coin During the day, after defeating Lunatic Cultist. Desktop only.png
Lunar Cultist Hood.png
10 Gold Coin During the night, after defeating Lunatic Cultist. Desktop only.png
Lunar Cultist Robe.png
10 Gold Coin During the night, after defeating Lunatic Cultist. Desktop only.png
Tax Collector's Hat.png
3 Gold Coin If Tax Collector is present. Desktop only.png
Tax Collector's Suit.png
3 Gold Coin If Tax Collector is present. Desktop only.png
Tax Collector's Pants.png
3 Gold Coin If Tax Collector is present. Desktop only.png

Names[edit | edit source]

The clothier may have any of the following names:

  • Alfred
  • Arthur
  • Benjamin
  • Cedric
  • Clive
  • Cyril
  • Edgar
  • Edmund
  • Edward
  • Eustace
  • Fitz
  • Graham
  • Henry
  • Herald
  • James
  • Lincoln
  • Lloyd
  • Mervyn
  • Nigel
  • Pip
  • Rodney
  • Rodrick
  • Roland
  • Rupert
  • Sebastian

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Placing a shallow Lava pit in the floor of the Clothier's house (eg. by pouring one Lava Bucket into an 8 or 9-tile long horizontal recession of one tile height) will cause the Clothier to die and respawn often, leaving behind the Red Hat each time, which can be sold for 2 Silver Coin each (or worn).
  • The Clothiers best housing area may be in a Snow biome, the only place he sells the Beanie (the only shop inventory item of his requiring a specific biome).

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • "Thanks again for freeing me from my curse. Felt like something jumped up and bit me" (Reference to Forrest Gump)
  • "Being cursed was lonely, so I once made a friend out of leather. I named him Wilson." (Reference to Cast Away)
  • "Mama always said I would make a great tailor." (Reference to Forrest Gump)
  • "Life's like a box of clothes, you never know what you are gonna wear!" (Reference to Forrest Gump)
  • "Of course embroidery is hard! If it wasn't hard, no one would do it! That's what makes it great." (This is a mock up of a line from A League of Their Own)
  • "I know everything there is to know about the clotherin' business." (Reference to Forrest Gump)

When wearing a Red Hat:

  • "That Red Hat of yours looks familiar..."

When Nurse is present:

  • "T'were I younger, I would ask [Name of Nurse] out. I used to be quite the lady killer."

When Mechanic is not housed:

  • "I have vague memories of tying a woman up and throwing her in a dungeon."

When Truffle is present:

  • "I'll give you a discount on your wears if you can convince [Name of Truffle] to come over for a ... sizing."

During a Blood Moon:

  • "... We have a problem! It's a blood moon out there!" (Reference to Apollo 13)

During a PartyDesktop only.png:

  • "Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can party on."

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Most of the Clothier's dialogues refer to movies starring Tom Hanks. The movies are "Cast Away", "Forrest Gump", "The Ladykillers", "Apollo 13".
  • One of possible names for the Clothier is James. This is a reference to the popular Terraria YouTuber ChippyGaming, who is called James Bennett in real life. His avatar is the Clothier.
  • The Clothier appears to want to eat the Truffle. This can be seen in the Truffle's quote, "Everyone in this town feels a bit off. I woke up to the clothier chewing on my foot last night" and the Clothier's quote, "I'll give you a discount on your wears if you can convince [Name of Truffle] to come over for a ... sizing." His hesitation before saying 'sizing' is commonly used to indicate a reason other than the one mentioned.

History[edit | edit source]

Characters: Blue Slime.png Pre-Hardmode Enemies • Pixie.png Hardmode Enemies • Goblin Warrior.png Event Enemies • Skeletron Head.png Bosses
Bunny.png Critters • Guide.png Friendly NPCs • Baby Dinosaur.png Familiars