Fossil armor

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Fossil armor
  • Fossil armor equipped (male)
  • Fossil armor equipped (female)
Statistics
TypeArmorSet
Defense13
Set Bonus50% chance to not consume thrown item
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell1 Gold Coin 20 Silver Coin (set)

Fossil armor is a Pre-Hardmode armor set consisting of a Fossil Helmet, Fossil Plate, and Fossil Greaves. It has a lower-class amount of defense, but increases thrown item velocity and damage significantly. In addition, wearing the full set grants a 50% chance to not consume thrown items (this does not include bombs and dynamite). This makes Fossil armor great for using Bone Javelins, Bone Throwing Knives, and other throwing weapons. The Fossil armor set is made using 75 Sturdy Fossils, which have a 10% chance to be dropped from the Extractinator when Desert Fossils are inserted.

Set[edit | edit source]

Fossil Helmet
  • Fossil Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense3
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip20% increased throwing velocity
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell3000*30 Silver Coin.png
Fossil Plate
  • Fossil Plate item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense6
Body slotShirt
Tooltip20% increased throwing damage
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell5000*50 Silver Coin.png
Fossil Greaves
  • Fossil Greaves item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense4
Body slotPants
Tooltip15% increased throwing critical strike chance
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell4000*40 Silver Coin.png

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipes[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Fossil GreavesFossil GreavesDesktop VersionConsole Version
Iron AnvilIron Anvil
or
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
Fossil HelmetFossil HelmetDesktop VersionConsole Version
Fossil PlateFossil PlateDesktop VersionConsole Version
total: 3 row(s)

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the early access release of Terraria 1.3, the armor's set bonus was 75% chance to not consume thrown items. It was reduced to 50% before the public release.
  • This is the only pre-hardmode armor, and the only armor on PC, in which the helmet sells for less than the rest of the set.

History[edit | edit source]