- Internal Item ID: 576
The Music Box is a Hardmode accessory that is purchased from the Wizard for
100000*10 . When the Music Box is equipped in an accessory slot, it will record the currently playing game music after a randomized delay and alerts the player with a record sound. This includes tracks being played by other Music Boxes. Once recorded, it will change into one of the Music Boxes listed below.
A recorded Music Box can be played back in one of two ways:
- Equipping it as an accessory.
- Placing it as furniture and activating it, either by the ⚷ Open / Activate button or with wires.
On the , the Music Box was made versionunobtainable because it was unstable.
Recorded Music Boxes[edit | edit source]
Crafting[edit | edit source]
Recipes[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- A Music Box will not record if the game's music volume is set to 0.
- A Music Box will always sell for
20000*2 , regardless of whether it has recorded anything.
- Activating a recorded Music Box that has been placed will cause all players in the vicinity to hear its music.
- Music Boxes will record other placed Music Boxes. This is useful if you need multiple music boxes for a large area.
- Music Boxes actual range is relative to your resolution size, further testing is required.
- The Title Music Box is crafted with "Overworld Day." It cannot be crafted with "Alt Overworld Day". It must also be crafted with "Underground," not "Alt Underground".
- The Title Music Box cannot be crafted in Crimson worlds, as the recipe was made before the Crimson was introduced. However, you can use another world that has Corruption in it with the same character.
- While the Title Music Box has to be crafted first, it can be recorded, along with any other Title Music Box.
- Unlike most equipped accessories, an equipped Music Box is not visible on the player.
- A Music Box will not record when equipped in a vanity accessory slot or when it is inside an inventory slot. They can, however, be listened to when recorded.
- It can take up to 10 minutes for a Music Box to record a song.
- The Music Box is currently not obtainable. Although it can be added via inventory editors, it is not fully coded (resulting in unexpected appearance), and will disappear upon being equipped, or upon leaving the world.
- Music Boxes can, in fact, be reforged and have modifiers. It is possible (though relatively rare) for a Music Box to get a random modifier after being recorded, but you can alternatively use the Goblin Tinkerer's reforge function.
- Music Boxes can also receive a random modifier if they had a pre-existing modifier and were placed down and picked back up. This will only work with Music Boxes that had a modifier before being placed and will not work with normal Music Boxes (meaning Music Boxes that did not have a modifier before being placed).
- Despite the Console version having a 50% chance to play the Ocean/Space music, those versions of Music Boxes are unobtainable in the version Console version. If the player tries to record the old Ocean/Space music, the Music Box disappears from their accessory slot. However, it is still possible to record the Desktop Ocean/Space music.Verify
- When playing back the Space Music Box, there is still a 50% chance of playing the old music. The same is true for the Ocean Music Box.
Tips[edit | edit source]
- Event and boss music may take multiple attempts to record, due to the random time required. Stretching these encounters for maximum time offers a better chance at a successful recording.
- Despite the fact that you need the music to be turned on for recording Music Boxes, you can always turn off the system's volume, which the game can't detect.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The total amount of money needed to buy one of every Music Box is
5700000*5 70 / 3900000*3 90 / 3700000*3 70 / 3100000*3 10 , plus the craftable ones 1200000*1 20 / 1700000*1 70 .
- The Music Box (Tutorial) was initially crafted with Console-/Mobile-exclusive Music Boxes. With the exception of the Music Box (Tutorial) itself, these Music Boxes are no longer exclusive, as of 1.2.
- Prior to 184.108.40.206 , the Music Box (Title) required the most number of ingredients of any crafting recipe in the game.
- Despite being unrelated to the Pirate Invasion event, the Music Box (Boss 4) resembles the golden furniture dropped by most pirate enemies. This is because Boss 4 was the original theme to the Pirate Invasion prior to 1.3.
- The Music Box (Corruption) and the Music Box (Eerie) have identical designs, apart from color. The same is true for the Music Box (Martian Madness) and the Music Box (Moon Lord), and the Music Box (Boss 1) and the Music Box (Dungeon).
- In the Console version the Music Box (Tutorial) is classified as a crafting material. It is the only craftable item out of the old-gen-exclusive items.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Music, a descriptive list of the various Terraria music tracks.
History[edit | edit source]
- Desktop 220.127.116.11:
- Added the following music: Journey's End, Windy Day, Space Day, Ocean Night, Town Day and Night, Storm, Slime Rain, Graveyard, Underground Jungle, Surface Night Jungle, Duke Fishron, Morning Rain, Console Title, Underground Desert, Queen Slime, Empress of Light, Terraria: Otherworld soundtrack.
- Music Boxes now make an audio indication that they have recorded.
- You can now place Music Boxes in your vanity slot to listen to them.
- Desktop 1.3.4: Added Old One's Army music.
- Desktop 1.3.3: Added Sandstorm music.
- Desktop 18.104.22.168:
- Sprites updated.
- Added the following music: Hell, Goblin Invasion, Pirate Invasion, Martian Madness, The Towers, and Lunar Boss.
- Desktop 22.214.171.124: Fixed the bug where the wiring system was not activating Doors, Music Boxes and Fountains properly.
- Desktop 1.2.3:
- Updated graphics and each music box now has a unique design.
- Reverting back to randomly having a chance to record music.
- Music notes now come from music boxes.
- Desktop 1.2.2:
- Desktop 1.2.1: You can no longer reforge Music Boxes.
- Desktop 126.96.36.199: Fixed a bug that caused the music box to record instantly.
- Desktop 188.8.131.52: You can no longer use the music box dupe glitch.
- Desktop 1.2:
- More music added.
- Music box/chest duping no longer works.
- Desktop 1.1.1: Fixed a bug with copying of recorded Music Box upon placing on wood platforms.
- Desktop 1.1: Introduced.
- Console-Release: Introduced.
- Switch 1.0.711.6: Introduced.
- Mobile-Release: Introduced.
- 3DS-Release: Introduced, but unobtainable.
Footnotes[edit | edit source]