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The content described on this page will only appear during the Halloween event.
A Halloween-themed logo.

During the Halloween seasonal event, which lasts from October 20th Console VersionOld-gen console versionMobile Version / October 10th Desktop Version / October 1st 3DS Version until November 1st Desktop Version / November 10th Console VersionOld-gen console versionMobile Version3DS Version, several enemies wear costumes that change their appearance, unique enemies spawn, and new items become available via enemy drops or via purchase. Goodie Bags also drop, offering random Halloween-themed items, mostly decorative or vanity. Pumpkins also grow naturally on grass during this period.

The Halloween event is not to be confused with the Pumpkin Moon, a Halloween-themed event. The Pumpkin Moon is still able to spawn without the Halloween event.

Desktop Version Reaching the end of the Pumpkin Moon unlocks one in-game day of the Halloween event, regardless of the date.

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"Weak enemies" are enemies with less than 20 defense, 40 damage and up to 500*5 of loot. These will be mostly pre-Hardmode enemies. When playing in Expert ModeDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions, all enemies are much stronger and therefore these conditions limit the amount of enemies that can drop the Bloody Machete and Bladed Glove to just a couple, especially during Hardmode. See the table below for clarification.

Weak enemies in Expert Mode
Always Only before Hardmode Only during Hardmode

Misassembled SkeletonMisassembled Skeleton
Skeleton Halloween Variant 2.png Astronaut Skeleton
SalamanderSalamanderDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions
Martian ProbeMartian ProbeDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions
Servant of CthulhuServant of Cthulhu

Umbrella SlimeUmbrella Slime
Ice SlimeIce Slime
Spiked Ice SlimeSpiked Ice Slime
Sand SlimeSand SlimeDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions
Lava SlimeLava Slime
Spiked SlimeSpiked SlimeDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions
Cave BatCave Bat
Ice BatIce Bat
Demon EyeDemon Eye
Cataract EyeCataract Eye
Dilated EyeDilated Eye
Sleepy EyeSleepy Eye
Purple EyePurple Eye
Demon Eye Halloween Variant 1.png Owl Eye
Eater of Souls.png Little Eater
Bald ZombieBald Zombie
Pincushion ZombiePincushion Zombie
Slimed ZombieSlimed Zombie
Twiggy ZombieTwiggy Zombie
Female ZombieFemale Zombie
Swamp ZombieSwamp Zombie
Raincoat ZombieRaincoat Zombie
Frozen ZombieFrozen Zombie
Zombie Halloween Variant 2.png Superhero Zombie
Zombie Halloween Variant 3.png Pixie Zombie
Giant ShellyGiant ShellyDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions
Flying FishFlying Fish
Goblin PeonGoblin Peon

Mother SlimeMother Slime
Headache SkeletonHeadache Skeleton
Pantless SkeletonPantless Skeleton
Skeleton Halloween Variant 3.png Martian Skeleton
Blood ZombieBlood ZombieDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions
Goblin ScoutGoblin Scout
Undead MinerUndead Miner
Goblin ThiefGoblin Thief

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  • It is possible to change the date on the device (Xbox One while offline, as the date is set automatically) to between October 20th Desktop, Console, Old-gen console, and Mobile Versions / October 1st 3DS Version and November 1 Desktop Version / November 10th Console VersionOld-gen console versionMobile Version3DS Version, in order to activate the Halloween event (this must be done prior to launching Terraria).
    • If the player wishes not to change their device's time to avoid messing up scheduled programs, they can use external utilities like RunAsDate to launch Terraria with a changed time/date.
  • Similar to Presents during the Christmas event, King Slime and the Blue Slimes he spawns will drop Goodie Bags.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The tree in the Halloween logo appears the be made of Spooky Wood, an item which drops in bulk during the similarly-themed Pumpkin Moon event.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Does not drop from statue-spawned enemies or Meteor Heads.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.3.4: Halloween period finishes on November 1st instead of November 10th.
  • Desktop Fixed a bug causing the game to not check for Halloween dates in multiplayer.