Pyramid

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A pyramid, the top sticking out of the sand in a desert.
A map view of a Pyramid tunnel.
Pyramids can stop abruptly.

A Pyramid is a Desert structure composed of Sandstone Brick. Pyramids are rare, and most generated worlds will not contain any.

The bulk of the Pyramid is buried underground, with its tip usually protruding slightly from the Desert surface. Pyramids contain a single zigzagging tunnel leading to a treasure room, which can contain unique loot. In addition to unique treasures, they are furnished with unique decorative banners and a variety of Pots and Coin Stashes.

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Rarely, pyramids will spawn in the underground desert.
  • It is possible, though very rare, for up to 4 Pyramids to generate in a single world.
  • A Pyramid's natural tunnel sometimes ends abruptly.
  • An experiment generating one hundred small worlds using version 1.2.0.3.1 showed an 83% chance of having no pyramids, a 15% chance of having one pyramid, and a 2% chance of having two pyramids. However, Pyramids are slightly more common since version 1.2.3.
  • Another experiment generating one hundred small, medium and large worlds using version 1.3.5 showed a 16% chance in small worlds, 42% chance in medium worlds and 39% chance in large worlds of having one or multiple pyramids.

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A second room in a pyramid found in the pre-1.3 Mobile version Mobile version.
  • Mobile version Prior to 1.3, Pyramids contained two rooms – one along the standard path and the other completely enclosed. The one along the path always had a Gold Chest while the second one only sometimes had one. If the second one did contain a Gold Chest, it would contain standard pyramid loot. The second room would also contain an Orange Torch and two Pyramid Banners.
  • While the Pyramids' real life counterparts are located in Egypt, the Cactus plants that grow in the nearby desert are based on a species native to North America.

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