Ectoplasm

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Ectoplasm
  • Ectoplasm item sprite
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Statistics
Type
Rarity08*Rarity level: 8
Sell50
Research25 required
Not to be confused with Ecto Mist.

Ectoplasm is a Hardmode post-Plantera crafting material dropped from Dungeon Spirits in the Dungeon. Dungeon Spirits drop 1–2 Ectoplasm upon death. It is used by Old-gen console version Old-gen console and 3DS version3DS players to directly craft the Spectre armor and tools. On the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, and Mobile version Mobile version, players use Ectoplasm to craft Spectre Bars, which in turn are used to craft Spectre armor and tools.

On the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version and 3DS version 3DS version, the player needs to acquire 136 Ectoplasm and 126 Chlorophyte Bars to craft all Spectre equipment including the tools, wings, armor and both forms of headgear. For just all the components of the Spectre armor set (including both forms of headgear), the player will need 66 Ectoplasm.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Spectre BarSpectre BarDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions (2)Adamantite ForgeAdamantite Forge
or
Titanium ForgeTitanium Forge
Ghost WingsGhost Wings (Old-gen console version3DS version)Mythril AnvilMythril Anvil
or
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Naughty PresentNaughty Present
Pumpkin Moon MedallionPumpkin Moon Medallion
Spectre HamaxeSpectre Hamaxe (Old-gen console version3DS version)
Spectre HoodSpectre Hood (Old-gen console version3DS version)
Spectre MaskSpectre Mask (Old-gen console version)
Spectre Paint RollerSpectre Paint Roller (Old-gen console version)
Spectre Paint ScraperSpectre Paint Scraper (Old-gen console version)
Spectre PaintbrushSpectre Paintbrush (Old-gen console version)
Spectre PantsSpectre Pants (Old-gen console version3DS version)
Spectre PickaxeSpectre Pickaxe (Old-gen console version3DS version)
Spectre RobeSpectre Robe (Old-gen console version3DS version)
total: 13 row(s)

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Due to the difficulty of the Dungeon in Hardmode, Hallowed armor or higher is recommended when farming Ectoplasm. It may take multiple trips to acquire enough for all items.
  • Ectoplasm is a very good source of coins, as each piece of ectoplasm is worth 50.
    • Old-gen console version3DS version If the player has enough spare Souls of Flight, it may be desirable to craft Ghost Wings instead of simply selling the Ectoplasm, as each set of wings is worth 8, while the components are worth less. With a beneficial modifier, the wings might even sell for more. On the Desktop version Desktop version and Mobile version Mobile version selling the ingredients instead will yield 1040.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Ectoplasm is a fictitious ethereal substance appearing in fictional works that ghosts and other entities leave in the mortal realm, usually when destroyed.

History[edit | edit source]