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Moth

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Moth
Moth.pngOld-gen console version and 3DS version
Statistics
Type
Environment
AI TypeFlying AI
Damage70 / 140
Max Life1000 / 2000
Defense28
KB Resist60% / 64%
BannerMoth BannerMoth Banner
Immune toVenomConfusedPoisoned
Drops
Coins600*6 Silver Coin.png
Not to be confused with Mothron, the Solar Eclipse mini-boss.

The Moth is a rare Hardmode enemy that spawns in the Underground Jungle. They fly around very slowly, and upon seeing the player, will direct their attention towards them and attempt to deal damage to them. Upon killing the Moth, there is a chance that it will drop Butterfly Dust if a mechanical boss has been defeated, which is solely used in the creation of Butterfly Wings. They are immune to the Poisoned, Venom and Confused debuffs.

It is one of the few entities that can be detected by the Lifeform AnalyzerDesktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Despite having relatively high HP, the Moth can easily be killed with any Hardmode weapons, making the Butterfly Wings easily obtainable. In addition, the Butterfly Wings go further than the Angel or Demon Wings, and also emit light.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • According to the Bestiary, exposure to jungle toxins has caused moths to mutate to enormous sizes.

History[edit | edit source]