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Frozen Turtle Shell

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Frozen Turtle Shell
  • Frozen Turtle Shell item sprite
  • Frozen Turtle Shell equipped
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Statistics
TypeAccessory
TooltipPuts a shell around the owner when below 50% life that reduces damage
Grants BuffIce BarrierIce Barrier
Buff durationInfinite (while health is below 50%)
Buff tooltipDamage taken is reduced by 25%
RarityRarity Level: 5
Sell4 Gold Coin 50 Silver Coin

The Frozen Turtle Shell is a Hardmode accessory that has a 0.5% (1/200) chance to drop from the Ice Tortoise in the Underground Snow biome. It grants the Ice Barrier buff, with the effects varying between versions.

  • Desktop VersionConsole Version Gives 25% damage reduction as long as their health remains at or below 50%.
  • Old-gen console versionMobile Version3DS version Gives the player 30 defense when below 25% health.

While not normally visible, it displays as a small blue circle spinning around the character that emits light when active.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop VersionConsole Version This accessory works well with the Shrimpy Truffle, which gives the player a damage and speed boost when at or below 50% life.
  • The Frozen Turtle Shell is useful for fighting bosses and events, which usually expose the player to constant damage, thus activating the accessory more often than during regular gameplay.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Despite it being a Turtle Shell, it is dropped by the Ice Tortoise.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.3.0.1:
    • Now grants 25% damage reduction instead of 30 defense.
    • Buff now triggers when player is at 50% health, instead of 25%.