Santa Claus

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Santa Claus
Santa Claus.png
Statistics
Type NPC
AI Type Passive
Max Life 250
Defense 15
KB Resist 50%

Map Icon Santa Claus.png
Map Icon
Internal NPC ID: 142
Nurse.png
This is a Town NPC. A House may be required in order for it to appear.

Santa Claus is a Desktop VersionConsole Version3DS logo.svgHardmode / Mobile only.pngPre-Hardmode NPC vendor that arrives after the Frost Legion has been defeated, but only during the Christmas season (December 15–31), after which he dies.

Santa Claus can be spawned at other times by changing your computer's date setting December 15–31. Changing the time back to normal will cause him to die at the next sunrise.

Desktop VersionSanta Claus will defend himself against nearby Enemies by throwing baubles.

Items sold[edit | edit source]

Inventory

Item Cost Availability
Santa Hat.png
15 Gold Coin Always available.
Santa Shirt.png
15 Gold Coin Always available.
Santa Pants.png
15 Gold Coin Always available.
Christmas Tree.png
25 Silver Coin Always available.
Red Light.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Green Light.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Blue Light.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Star Topper 1.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Star Topper 2.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Star Topper 3.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
505 Topper.png
Console Version 5 Silver Coin Always available.
Bow Topper.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
White Garland.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
White and Red Garland.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red Garland.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red and Green Garland.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Green Garland.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Green and White Garland.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Multicolored Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.

Inventory

Item Cost Availability
Yellow Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Green Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red and Green Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Yellow and Green Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red and Yellow Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
White Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
White and Red Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
White and Yellow Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
White and Green Bulb.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Multicolored Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Green Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Blue Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Yellow Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red and Yellow Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red and Green Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Yellow and Green Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Blue and Green Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Red and Blue Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.
Blue and Yellow Lights.png
5 Silver Coin Always available.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • "Ho ho ho, and a bottle of... Egg Nog!"
  • "What? You thought I wasn't real?"
  • "Care to bake me some cookies?"

During a Party:

  • "Come now, you didn't think I only celebrated on Christmas did you?"

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Santa Claus sells 39 items at one time, which is more than any other NPC excluding the Post-Golem Tavernkeep, who has 40 items available at one time.
  • You cannot buy back items sold to this NPC since the last item slot cannot hold any sold items.
  • In Console, he has a description in the housing section saying "A jolly old fellow"
  • "Ho ho ho, and a bottle of... Egg Nog!" is a reference to "Yo ho ho, and a bottle of rum," from the book Treasure Island
    • The Pirate also makes this reference, saying, "Yo ho ho and a bottle of... Blinkroots!"
  • He has the least number of names, having only one.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Mobile 1.2.10061: Santa now requires the Frost Legion to be defeated before he'll spawn.
  • 1.3.0.1:
    • Now attacks enemies in sight by throwing baubles.
    • Sprite updated.
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