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Seasonal events

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Seasonal events are annual occurrences activated depending on the platform/device's date setting. While active, a seasonal event may offer new season-appropriate items or character spawns.

Events[edit | edit source]

Name Time Description
Valentine's Day3DS Version February Broken Heart, Heart Arrows, Valentine Ring
Easter3DS Version April Diseaster Bunnies, which drop Suspicious Looking Eggs, spawn if Lepus has not yet been defeated in that world. Corrupt Bunnies will also drop Suspicious Looking Eggs if Lepus has not been defeated.
Oktoberfest3DS Version September 27–October 31 New vanity items become available from the Clothier, and the Merchant sells the Wiesnbräu, a potion.
Halloween Desktop Version October 10–November 1
Console Version October 20–November 1
Old-gen console versionMobile Version October 20–November 10
3DS version October 1–November 10
New enemies spawn and some existing enemies wear costumes. Pumpkins grow naturally on grass. All enemies have a 1/80 chance to drop Goodie Bags, which contain various items. Hearts and Stars are replaced by Candy Apples and Soul Cakes, respectively.
Thanksgiving3DS Version November The Merchant sells the Turkey feather, and all enemies have a 1/7 chance to drop Cursed stuffing, which can be used to summon Turkor the Ungrateful, a boss, if the Turkey feather is active.
Christmas Desktop, Console, Old-gen console, and Mobile Versions December 15–December 31
3DS Version December 1–January 15
All enemies have a 1/7 chance of dropping Presents, which contain various items (including the Snow Globe, used to summon the Frost Legion). Hearts and Stars are replaced by Candy Canes and Sugar Plums, respectively.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • All seasonal events can be "activated" by setting the device's date to any date within the respective event's timespan.
    • Desktop version Change the computer's date to any day within the timespan.
      • If changing the computer's system date is not desired, applications like RunAsDate can launch Terraria with a specific date.
    • Console version Disconnect from Xbox One Xbox Live / PS4 PSN and change the console time.
    • Mobile version Disconnect from automatic date/time updates and set the time to any day within the timespan. Note that this does not work for some devices.
    • 3DS version Go to "System Settings" and set the date there.
  • Desktop version Completing the Pumpkin Moon or Frost Moon event will also unlock the Halloween or Christmas seasonal event for one in-game day.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Mobile Removed Chinese New Year, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, Oktoberfest, and Thanksgiving.
  • Mobile 1.2.11587: Chinese New Year introduced, but does not normally activate in game.