Shadow armor

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Shadow armor
  • Shadow armor equipped (male)
  • Shadow armor equipped (female)
Statistics
TypeArmorSet
Defense19 (set)
Set Bonus15% increased movement speed
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell18000*1 Gold Coin.png 80 Silver Coin.png (set)
Shadow armor in action.

Shadow armor is an armor set that consists of the Shadow Helmet, Shadow Scalemail, and Shadow Greaves. The individual pieces provide a total of 19 defense, equal to its Crimson counterpart, Crimson armor. Wearing a full set additionally grants a set bonus of +15% movement speed. Each individual piece also grants a +7% boost to melee attack speed.

Wearing a full set causes the player to display an afterimage effect during motion (similar to Necro armor), and emits shadow particles. Also, the Rocket Boots and many weapons will emit purple flames (this does not occur with Spectre Boots).

Crafting a full set requires a total of 60 Demonite Bars (180 Desktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version / 240 Old-gen console version3DS Version Demonite Ore) and 45 Shadow Scales. Defeating the Eater of Worlds twice can provide enough to craft a full set.

Shadow armor pieces are interchangeable with pieces from the Ancient Shadow armor set, while still providing the same 15% increased movement speed set bonus, but not the afterimage effect.

Set[edit | edit source]

Shadow Helmet
  • Shadow Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense6
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip7% increased melee speed
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell7500*75 Silver Coin.png
Shadow Scalemail
  • Shadow Scalemail item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense7
Body slotShirt
Tooltip7% increased melee speed
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell6000*60 Silver Coin.png
Shadow Greaves
  • Shadow Greaves item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense6
Body slotPants
Tooltip7% increased melee speed
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell4500*45 Silver Coin.png

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipes[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Shadow GreavesShadow Greaves
Iron AnvilIron Anvil
or
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
Shadow HelmetShadow Helmet
Shadow ScalemailShadow Scalemail
total: 3 row(s)

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.1:
    • Bars requirement reduced by 5 for each item (from 20/30/25, respectively).
    • Graphics variant for female characters added.
  • Desktop 1.0.6:
    • 15% bonus for full set changed from melee attack speed to movement speed.
    • Each piece of armor now gives 7% to melee attack speed.
  • Desktop 1.0.5:
    • Full set turns Rocket Boots's sparks purple.
    • The Eater of Worlds no longer drops Shadow armor pieces when slain.