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Desktop versionConsole versionOld-gen console versionMobile version Desktop/Console/Old-gen console/Mobile-Only Content: This information applies only to the Desktop, Console, Old-gen console, and Mobile versions of Terraria.
GPS
  • GPS item spriteold GPS item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
TooltipShows position
Tells the time
RarityRarity level: 3 Desktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version
Rarity level: 4 Old-gen console version
Sell30000*3 Gold Coin.png
Research1 required
Sounds

The GPS is an informational accessory that enables an on-screen display of the player's current depth, lateral position, and time.

Depth is displayed as follows:

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
GPSGPSDesktop VersionConsole VersionOld-gen console versionMobile Version
Tinkerer's WorkshopTinkerer's Workshop
total: 2 row(s)

Crafting tree[edit | edit source]

Platinum BarPlatinum Bar × 10ChainChainGold BarGold Bar × 10
Table & ChairTable & Chair
Platinum WatchPlatinum WatchorGold WatchGold Watch
Depth MeterDepth Meter
( Cave Bat Giant Bat Jungle Bat Ice Bat Salamander Giant Shelly Crawdad
Also craftable in Old-gen console version
)
CompassCompass
( Salamander Giant Shelly Crawdad Mother Slime Piranha Snow Flinx Undead Viking Armored Viking
Also dropped by Mimic in Old-gen console version
)
Tinkerer's Workshop
GPSGPS

Used in[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
PDAPDADesktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version
Tinkerer's WorkshopTinkerer's Workshop
total: 1 row(s)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This content is transcluded from Informational Accessories/note.Desktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version Unlike most accessories, informational accessories such as the GPS do not need to be equipped in an accessory slot. The GPS may be carried in the player's inventory without loss of functionality, unless equipped to a social slot. Additionally, the info it provides will be shared with nearby players of the same team in multiplayer. Keep in mind modifiers will no longer apply to the player when not equipped, however.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • If you have access to these crafting materials and you are not planning on selling it, make the GPS so that it doesn't take up as much space in your inventory/accessory slots.
  • Selling the GPS is more efficient than selling its separate parts (2000*20 Silver Coin.png for the Gold Watch or 3000*30 Silver Coin.png for the Platinum Watch, 2500*25 Silver Coin.png for the Depth Meter, and 2500*25 Silver Coin.png for the Compass).
    • However, since it will probably be necessary for the player to craft the watch themselves, they should consider the cost of its components instead. In the worst case, if the world has platinum and the player does not have any spare bars, they will need 40 Platinum Ore to craft the watch, which sell for 18000*1 Gold Coin.png 80 Silver Coin.png on their own, making a measly 7000*70 Silver Coin.png of profit, which can even be negated if the two other accessories have particularly good modifiers.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.3.0.1:
    • Sprite updated. Old sprite was GPS (old).png.
    • Rarity decreased from Light Red to Orange.
    • Now used to craft the PDA.
  • Desktop 1.2: Can also now be crafted with a Platinum Watch instead of a Gold Watch.
  • Console 1.0.750.0: (PS4)
    • Sprite updated to match Desktop 1.3.0.1.
    • Rarity decreased from Light Red to Orange.
    • Now used to craft the PDA.
  • Console 1.02: Can now be crafted with a Platinum Watch instead of a Gold Watch.