Mother Slime

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Mother Slime
Mother Slime.png
AI TypeSlime AI
Damage20 / 40 (36) Desktop VersionConsole Version
Max Life90 / 180 (198) Desktop VersionConsole Version
KB Resist40% / 46% Desktop VersionConsole Version
Immune toPoisoned.pngVenom.png
BannerMother Slime Banner.pngMother Slime BannerDesktop VersionConsole Version
Coins75 Copper Coin
Item (Quantity)Rate
Gel.pngGel (1-2 / 1-3 Desktop VersionConsole Version)100%
Slime Staff.pngSlime Staff0.01% / 0.014% Desktop VersionConsole Version
Compass.pngCompassDesktop VersionConsole VersionOld-gen console version (Desktop Version)2%

The Mother Slime is a type of slime that starts spawning when you reach the Cavern layer. They spawn 1-3 Baby Slimes upon death, and like all Slimes, drop Gel and sometimes coins. It is one of the largest ordinary slimes in the game, excluding King Slime and Rainbow Slime.

Mother Slimes are immune to the Poisoned debuff.

Just like many other slimes, Mother Slimes become passive around the player when they have the Royal Gel accessory equipped.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Similarly to Baby Slimes and Black Slimes, the Mother Slime blends slightly with the background of the Cavern layer, making it difficult to detect. As such, it can often catch players off-guard.
  • Explosive weapons, especially Grenades, work well when fighting the Mother Slime. The explosion will almost certainty damage/kill the baby slimes it spawns upon death.
  • Once Hardmode begins, the spawn rate of Mother Slimes will drop drastically; they will usually fail to spawn at all.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Achievement Gelatin World Tour.png Gelatin World Tour • "Defeat every type of slime there is!"
Defeat at least one of every type of slime.Desktop VersionConsole Version
Achievement Slimer.png Slimer • "You have killed every type of slime!"
Defeat at least one of every type of slime.Old-gen console versionMobile Version

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.0.5: Now floats in liquids and doesn't make a splash sound when hitting water.
  • Console 1.0.750.0: (PS4)
    • Can now drop the Compass.
    • Can now drop its own respective banner.
  • 3DS-Release: Introduced with mechanics from Desktop 1.0.5.
Characters (List): Blue Slime.png Pre-Hardmode Enemies • Pixie.png Hardmode Enemies

Goblin Warrior.png Event Enemies • Skeletron Head.png Bosses • Bunny.png Critters • Guide.png Friendly NPCs • Baby Dinosaur.png Pets

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