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Hunter Potion

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Hunter Potion
  • Hunter Potion item sprite
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Statistics
Type
Use time17 (Very fast)
TooltipShows the location of enemies
Rarity1*Rarity level: 1
Sell200*2
Research20 required
Grants Buff
BuffHunterHunter
Buff tooltipShows the location of enemies
Duration8 minutes
A Mother Slime (enemy) and a Goldfish (non-enemy) illuminated by the Hunter Potion buff.

The Hunter Potion is a buff potion which grants the Hunter buff when consumed. The buff shows the location of enemies and other beings on your screen by highlighting them and making them glow in a red (enemy) or green (non-enemy) light, if you would be unable to see them otherwise. This lasts for 5 minutes, but can be canceled at any time by right-clicking the icon (Desktop version), by selecting the icon and canceling it in the equipment menu (Console versionOld-gen console version), by double-tapping the buff icon (Mobile version), or by canceling the buff from the buffs screen (3DS version). Although the enemies glow, they do not actually emit any light to the surrounding area.

These can be quite difficult to manually craft - you need a Shark Fin for each one; Shark Statues can make this a much easier process. Also, they can rarely be found in Pots and Chests.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Lifeform Analyzer informs the player of nearby 'rare creatures'. This can help the player determine when there's nearby targets worth spending a Hunter Potion for.
  • Hunter Potions are very useful for locating rare monsters such as Mimics, Nymphs and Cyan Beetles, or critters such as Truffle Worms and Mice.
  • This potion has great utility when fighting burrowing worm enemies such as the Eater of Worlds, making it possible to see them underground and anticipate their attacks.
  • Hunter potions can also be used to locate pocket caves underground by searching for enemies that spawn inside them.
  • Certain enemies such as Wraiths will not be made any more visible by this potion.
  • Using this potion will distinguish fake Lunatic Cultists from real ones.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.2.3: Now makes enemies glow red and makes them not emit any light.