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Cyborg.pngOld-gen Console, Mobile, 3DS versions
AI TypePassive AI
Max Life250
KB Resist50%
Map Icon Cyborg.png
Map Icon
This is a Town NPC. A House may be required in order for it to appear.

The Cyborg is a Hardmode NPC that will appear once Plantera has been defeated at least once in the current world, and a vacant House is available. He sells several "high-tech" items.

On the Desktop version Desktop version and Console version Console version, the Cyborg will attack nearby enemies with Rockets to defend himself.

Items sold[edit | edit source]

Item Cost Availability

Rocket IRocket I 50 Copper Coin Always available.
Rocket IIRocket II 2 Silver Coin 50 Copper Coin During a Blood Moon.
Rocket IIIRocket III 1 Silver Coin During the night or during a Solar Eclipse.
Rocket IVRocket IV 5 Silver Coin During a Solar Eclipse.
Proximity Mine LauncherProximity Mine Launcher 35 Gold Coin Always available.
NanitesNanites 10 Silver Coin Always available.
Cyborg HelmetCyborg Helmet 3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
Cyborg ShirtCyborg Shirt 3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
Cyborg PantsCyborg Pants 3 Gold Coin During Halloween.
HiTek SunglassesHiTek SunglassesDesktop VersionConsole Version 5 Gold Coin Always available after defeating the Martian Madness Event.Desktop VersionConsole Version
Night Vision HelmetNight Vision HelmetDesktop VersionConsole Version 10 Gold Coin Always available after defeating the Martian Madness Event.Desktop VersionConsole Version
Portal Gun StationPortal Gun StationDesktop Version 10 Gold Coin When player has a Portal Gun.Desktop Version

Names[edit | edit source]

The Cyborg may have any of the following names:

  • Alpha
  • Beta
  • Gamma
  • Delta
  • Zeta
  • Theta
  • Kappa
  • Lambda
  • Mu
  • Nu
  • Omicron
  • Rho
  • Sigma
  • Upsilon
  • Phi
  • Ci
  • Omega
  • Fender
  • T-3E0
  • Niner-7
  • A.N.D.Y
  • Syn-X

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • "My expedition efficiency was critically reduced when a projectile impacted my locomotive actuator." (This is a reference to the popular "Arrow in the Knee" quote from the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, where a guard tells you: “I used to be an adventurer like you, then I took an arrow in the knee.”)
  • "And then Unit 492-8 said, "Who do you think I am, Unit 472-6?" HA HA HA"
  • "I built myself a taste mechanism, so I can drink some ale!"
  • "Have you defeated the Wall of [Name of Guide]?" (Reference to the rumor that the Guide is really the Wall of Flesh)
  • "This sentence is false , or is it?" [sic] (A common logical paradox often associated with robots).
  • "Sometimes I come off a bit... Get it? a bit?"

When Pirate is present:

  • "Sure, me and [Name of Pirate] are pals, but I hate it when his parrot does his business on me. That stuff's corrosive!"

When Steampunker is present:

  • "So that "punk" lookin' chick is an inventor, eh? I think I could show her a thing or two!"

Desktop VersionWhen Tavernkeep is present:

  • "[Name of Tavernkeep] said I reminded him of a certain "EV2". Perhaps I should meet her."

Desktop VersionDuring a Party

  • "This party is going to be nuts, maybe even bolts!"

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Along with the Traveling Merchant, the Cyborg is the only NPC that sells something post-Moon Lord (Portal Gun Station), making him the only town NPC to sell an end-game item.
  • Almost all of the Cyborg's names are letters in the Greek alphabet. Naming robots and cyborgs with Greek letters is common in science fiction.
  • The names Syn-x and A.N.D.Y. are likely references to Re-Logic lead developers Whitney "Cenx" Spinks and Andrew "Redigit" Spinks.
  • The name T-3E0 is most likely a reference to the Star Wars droid, C-3P0.
  • The name A.N.D.Y could be a reference to a robot named “Andy” in the Dark Tower series
  • The name Niner-7 may be a reference to the character Seven of Nine from Star Trek: Voyager.
  • On the Console version Console version and Mobile version Mobile version, he is summoned by the Queen Statue.
  • Desktop VersionIn the source files for the game, it is found that the Cyborg's light on his head is off when his party hat is on: Cyborg (without light).png

History[edit | edit source]