Granite Elemental

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Granite Elemental
Granite Elemental.png
Statistics
Type Enemy
AI Type Granite Elemental AI
Damage 28 / 56 (50) Desktop Version
Max Life 50 / 100 (110) Desktop Version
Defense 16
KB Resist 40% / 46 Desktop Version
Immune to: Poisoned.pngVenom.pngOn Fire!.pngConfused.png
Banner
Granite Elemental Banner.png
Drops
Coins 10 Silver Coin
Item (Quantity) Rate
Granite Block.png
Granite Block Desktop Version
• 5-10
100%
Night Vision Helmet.png
3.3%
Internal NPC ID: 483
Desktop Version Desktop-Only Content: This information applies only to the desktop version of Terraria.

The Granite Elemental is an enemy that spawns in Granite Caves. It floats towards the player, passing through tiles if the player is far enough. In Expert Mode, Granite Elementals will occasionally drop to the ground defensively when attacked, making them immune to all damage until they begin hovering again.

Granite Elementals drop Granite Blocks upon death, which are the same bluish-purple color as the elemental itself. They can also rarely drop the Night Vision Helmet.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • A player can know if a Granite Cave is near if Granite Elementals pass through tiles and reach the player.
  • Granite Elementals follow you as a Ghost if there is one present when you die.
  • Only one Granite Elemental can be present in the world at all time.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • As enemy names are now stored in a separate language file, the name parameter for an NPC remains unused. The name for the Granite Elemental is "Grelimental", a portmanteau of both "Granite" and "Elemental", in a similar style to the Granite Golem's "Grolem".
  • During the official 1.3 trailer, Multiple Granite Elementals can be seen simultaneously, suggesting that their spawn limit was not yet added at the time.
  • Despite its name, Granite is not an element but a type of rock.

History[edit | edit source]

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