Nebula armor

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Nebula armor
  • Nebula armor equipped (male)
  • Nebula armor equipped (female)
Stack digit 1.png
Defense46 (set)
Set BonusMagic damage has a chance to spawn buff boosters,
pick boosters up to get stacking buffs
Rarity10*Rarity level: 10
Sell3150 (set)

Nebula armor is a post-Moon Lord armor set that provides magic weapon boosts. It is currently the final magic set available on the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, and Mobile version Mobile version. Crafting this set requires a total of 36 Luminite Bars (144 Luminite) and 45 Nebula Fragments.

Each piece causes the player to emit a small amount of purple light. The light level is increased with every additional piece equipped.

In total, Nebula armor pieces grant the following boosts:

Additionally, equipping the full set grants a chance that special booster items will appear when striking enemies with Magic weapons Desktop and Mobile versions, or any projectile (which includes minions) Console VersionMobile version. Each booster grants a buff that lasts 8 seconds and causes a spark effect to float around the player. When a booster item is picked up while an identical buff is already in effect, it stacks with the previous buff, for up to 3 stacked boosts. Every 8 seconds, one stacked booster expires and the buff decreases by one level. Booster items float in the air and have a greater pickup range than most items.

In multiplayer, any player can pick up these booster items and benefit from their buffs, even if they are not wearing Nebula armor. Additionally, picking up a booster item will grant nearby players (within a 20-30 tile radius, approximately) one instance of the buff. If the player acquiring the booster is on a party, only other players within that party will obtain the buff; otherwise, unaffiliated players will spread the buff to all other nearby players upon obtaining a booster.

Item Grants Buff Buff Description
Damage BoosterDamage Booster Damage NebulaDamage Nebula 15% increased damage for 8 seconds
Life BoosterLife Booster Life NebulaLife Nebula Increased life regeneration (3Desktop and Mobile versions/5Console Versionper second) for 8 seconds
Mana BoosterMana Booster Mana NebulaMana Nebula Increased mana regeneration (about 10 per second) for 8 seconds

Set[edit | edit source]

Nebula Helmet
  • Nebula Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Body slotHelmet
TooltipIncreases maximum mana by 60 and reduces mana usage by 15%
7% increased magic damage and critical strike chance
Rarity10*Rarity level: 10
Research1 required
Nebula Breastplate
  • Nebula Breastplate item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Body slotShirt
Tooltip9% increased magic damage and critical strike chance
Rarity10*Rarity level: 10
Research1 required
Nebula Leggings
  • Nebula Leggings item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Body slotPants
Tooltip10% increased magic damage
10% increased movement speed
Rarity10*Rarity level: 10
Research1 required

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipes[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Nebula BreastplateNebula BreastplateDesktop, Console, and Mobile versionsAncient ManipulatorAncient ManipulatorDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions
Nebula HelmetNebula HelmetDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions
Nebula LeggingsNebula LeggingsDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions
total: 3 row(s)

Notes[edit | edit source]

Sparks float around the character when they bear Nebula armor's buffs.
  • The Mana Booster, unlike natural or other sources of mana regeneration, will restore mana while using weapons that use mana.
  • There is a probability of 1/3 (33.3%) to yield a booster each time a player hurts an enemy, with a cooldown of 0.5 seconds.
  • The following enemies cannot yield boosters: Bubble Shield, Tesla Turret, Martian Drone, and Ancient Doom.
  • In addition to increasing its respective stack, picking up a booster will also refresh its duration.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Due to its increased defense, positive damage bonuses, and extremely high-potential health regeneration, this armor set outclasses both Spectre armor variants offensively while providing survivability close to that of the Spectre Hood.
    • Additionally, the Moon Lord's Moon Bite debuff will not stop the Life Booster from working as it increases passive health regeneration, unlike the hooded Spectre armor set, which gives instant health restoration.
  • Console VersionMobile version Using summon weapons for passive damage can spawn boosters without the need for additional input.
  • Console VersionMobile version Using a summon weapon while Damage Boosters are active will increase the summon's damage, even after the booster has worn off. Use this to maximize the effectiveness of the minion(s).
  • Desktop version Mobile version Using Treasure Magnet will also increase the pickup range of special boosters provided from the armor's set bonus.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The sprites of the boosters before they are picked up strongly resemble the Nebula Fragments that are needed to make the armor.
  • In space, a nebula is a large cloud of dust and gases that usually occupy the space between stars and galaxies.

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop Reduced healing per Life Booster stack from 5 hp/s to 3 hp/s. Restricted buff boosters so that only magic damage spawns them (previously all types of projectile damage did).