Ruined House

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Example of a Ruined House.

Ruined Houses are common structures generated at world creation in The Underworld. They are towers with several levels each, constructed with missing parts for a "ruined" look. Ruined Houses are built from Obsidian Brick or Hellstone Brick and Obsidian Brick Walls. They occur frequently, but only in the middle 50% of the Underworld. There are no Ruined Houses at the extreme left and right of the Underworld (the final 25% of the Underworld on each side). Ruined Houses are often partially (sometimes completely) flooded with Lava.

Ruined Houses commonly contain several Pots, Hellforges, Demon Torches, Obsidian Furniture items, Paintings, and decorative Banners. They also often contain locked Shadow Chests (nearly all Shadow Chests occur within or on top of Ruined Houses). Hellstone is commonly found among the Ash Blocks beside Ruined Houses.

Contents[edit | edit source]

Hellstone Brick Hellstone Brick Demon Torch Demon Torch
Obsidian Brick Obsidian Brick Hellforge Hellforge
Obsidian Brick Wall Obsidian Brick Wall Shadow Chest Shadow Chest
Obsidian Chair.png Obsidian Furniture (all types)

Banners[edit | edit source]

Hellbound Banner placed Hellbound BannerHellbound Banner
Internal Item ID: 1464
Hell Hammer Banner placed Hell Hammer BannerHell Hammer Banner
Internal Item ID: 1465
Helltower Banner placed Helltower BannerHelltower Banner
Internal Item ID: 1466
Lost Hopes of Man Banner placed Lost Hopes of Man BannerLost Hopes of Man Banner
Internal Item ID: 1467
Obsidian Watcher Banner placed Obsidian Watcher BannerObsidian Watcher Banner
Internal Item ID: 1468
Lava Erupts Banner placed Lava Erupts BannerLava Erupts Banner
Internal Item ID: 1469

Paintings[edit | edit source]

Painting Name Placed Size
(W×H)
Sell Tooltip Description
Dark Soul Reaper Dark Soul Reaper
Internal Item ID: 1476
Dark Soul Reaper (placed).png 2×3 10 Silver Coin J. T. Myhre Reaper portrait.
Darkness Darkness
Internal Item ID: 1475
Darkness (placed).png 2×3 10 Silver Coin n/a The back of a Yu-Gi-Oh! card.
Demon's Eye Demon's Eye
Internal Item ID: 1479
Demon's Eye (placed).png 3×2 10 Silver Coin J. T. Myhre A demon's eye.
Flowing Magma Flowing Magma
Internal Item ID: 1542
Flowing Magma (placed).png 3×2 10 Silver Coin A. Craig Underworld landscape.
Hand Earth Hand Earth
Internal Item ID: 1497
Hand Earth (placed).png 3×3 10 Silver Coin J. T. Myhre A hand reaching out from the ground.
Imp Face Imp Face
Internal Item ID: 1538
Imp Face (placed).png 3×3 10 Silver Coin J. T. Myhre A Fire Imp's face.
Lake of Fire Lake of Fire
Internal Item ID: 1501
Lake of Fire (placed).png 6×4 10 Silver Coin W. Garner Lava pool under Forest land.
Living Gore Living Gore
Internal Item ID: 1541
Living Gore (placed).png 3×2 10 Silver Coin A. Craig A piece of the Wall of Flesh.
Ominous Presence Ominous Presence
Internal Item ID: 1539
Ominous Presence (placed).png 3×3 10 Silver Coin A. Craig A Reaper flying over an Underworld landscape.
Shining Moon Shining Moon
Internal Item ID: 1540
Shining Moon (placed).png 3×3 10 Silver Coin A. Craig Crescent moon and stars.
Skelehead Skelehead
Internal Item ID: 1499
Skelehead (placed).png 3×3 10 Silver Coin J. T. Myhre Bone Serpent head.
Trapped Ghost Trapped Ghost
Internal Item ID: 1478
Trapped Ghost (placed).png 2×3 10 Silver Coin J. T. Myhre An unhappy ghost trapped in limbo.


A Ruined House prior to update 1.0.6, which revamped Ruined Houses.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The furniture found in ruined houses, with the exception of Demon Torches, is not dislodged by contact with lava, unlike most other furniture. These items can still be destroyed by throwing them into lava in item form.

History[edit | edit source]