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  • Ichor item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Tooltip'The blood of gods'
Rarity03*Rarity level: 3
Research25 required
Dropped by Dropped by Dropped by
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Tainted GhoulDesktop, Console, and Mobile versionsTainted Ghoul.pngTainted GhoulDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions1-333.3%
Hematic CrateDesktop and Mobile versionsHematic CrateHematic CrateDesktop and Mobile versions2–550*1/2 (50%)
Ichor StickerIchor Sticker.pngIchor Sticker2–5 Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions / 3–6 Old-gen console version3DS version100%
This page is about the item. For the debuff, see Ichor (debuff).

Ichor is a Hardmode crafting material dropped by Ichor Stickers and the Tainted Ghoul in the Hardmode Underground Crimson and Crimson Underground Desert respectively. It is used to craft many Ichor-related items. It is the Crimson counterpart to the Corruption's Cursed Flame.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Golden ShowerGolden Shower (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version)BookcaseBookcase
Golden ShowerGolden Shower (Old-gen console version3DS version)
Ichor DartIchor DartDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions (100)
  • IchorIchor
By Hand
Ichor TorchIchor Torch (33)
Living Ichor BlockLiving Ichor BlockDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions (20)Crystal BallCrystal Ball
Flask of IchorFlask of Ichor (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version)Imbuing StationImbuing Station
Flask of IchorFlask of Ichor (Old-gen console version3DS version)
Ichor ArrowIchor Arrow (150) (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version)Mythril AnvilMythril Anvil
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Ichor ArrowIchor Arrow (35) (Old-gen console version3DS version)
Ichor BulletIchor Bullet (150) (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version)
Ichor BulletIchor Bullet (50) (Old-gen console version3DS version)
total: 11 row(s)

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Ichor does not burn up in lava, so pouring lava on Ichor Stickers is one possible way to collect Ichor. This also means areas with naturally generated lava can be used as natural traps to farm Ichor.
  • If players create an artificial Underground Crimson in a Corruption world, they may obtain Ichor. One might simply bring it from another world as a solution. As of the 1.4 update, it is possible to obtain Ichor in a Corrupt world without the use of creating another world. To do so, one must buy Crimson Seeds from the Dryad in Hardmode while in a Graveyard and let it spread underground to create an artificial Underground Crimson biome, giving access to Ichor.
    • If one wishes to fish for an extended amount of time, Hematic Crates can supply a small amount of Ichor.
  • Ichor should be gathered as much as possible, as it is a valuable crafting material even in the endgame. If you truly have a surplus, making Ichor Arrows is probably the best sales route, nearly doubling the sale price.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Ichor, in Greek mythology, is the golden ethereal fluid that flows in the blood of gods and immortals, as also said in the item's tooltip. It also means a discharge from a wound or ulcer. H.P. Lovecraft, the creator of the original Cthulhu character, often used "ichor" in his descriptions of otherworldly creatures.
  • It can be pronounced "eye-core", or "eye-ker". It can also be pronounced "Iker" to rhyme with "sticker", hence the name of the enemy, Ichor Sticker.

History[edit | edit source]