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Shrimpy Truffle
  • Shrimpy Truffle item sprite
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Statistics
TypeMount Summon
Use time19 Very Fast
TooltipAttracts a legendary creature which flourishes in water & combat
Grants BuffCute Fishron MountCute Fishron MountDesktop VersionConsole Version
Buff tooltipJust don't make it crawl.
RarityRarity Level: rainbow
Sell5 Gold Coin
Summons Mount
Cute Fishron
Cute Fishron.gif
Not to be confused with Scaly Truffle.

The Shrimpy Truffle is a Mount-summon item that spawns Cute Fishron, a miniature rideable Duke Fishron-style mount. The mount can fly and hover indefinitely. It is obtained from Duke Fishron's Treasure Bag in Expert mode.

It has a base flight speed of 33 mph, but moving through liquids causes Cute Fishron to gain a dramatic movement speed bonus (to 82 mph), as well as providing the player with a 15% damage bonus. These boosts continue for 6 seconds after it leaves water, though its speed boost drops to 66 mph during this time. The same movement and damage boosts also take effect when the rider's health falls below half (also moving at 66 mph).

While boosted, its eyes display a glowing effect that fades as the boost expires. The color of the glow matches the water color in the present area, e.g. yellow for Desert, magenta for Hallow, etc.

During contact with land (any blocks), this mount's movement speed is drastically lowered to a very slow crawl (5 mph). It therefore does not do well in confined spaces.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • While hovering without moving, the mount does not actually remain completely stationary, but will in fact automatically ascend extremely slowly, roughly a single pixel upwards every twenty seconds. The UFO Mount also exhibits this behavior.
  • Lava and Honey trigger the boost as well as Water.
  • If the water color in the area is changed via a Water Fountain, Cute Fishron's eyes will become that color.
  • During a Blood Moon, Cute Fishron's eyes will glow blood-red everywhere, regardless of the biome.
  • Each of these biomes gives Cute Fishron a different eye color:
Forest: Blue
Desert: Yellow
Jungle: Teal/Blue-Green
Tundra: Light Blue
The Corruption: Purple
The Crimson: Red
The Hallow: Pink
Ocean: Deep Blue
Caverns: Gray

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Cute Fishron's boost can be triggered in very different ways:
    • Use a Water Bucket (or a Bottomless Water Bucket) to pour water over yourself while on this mount in midair. The more immersed you can keep Cute Fishron, the higher the boost, up to the maximum 82 mph. The water must be used on the player's own body; pouring it over the head or tail of the mount will not work. Note that this will create pools of water on the land of your world.
    • Place Bubbles filled with liquid in the world.
    • Have another player use the Water Gun on you, inflicting the Wet debuff.
    • Repeatedly use a Rod of Discord to keep your health below 50%.
  • You can create an arena underwater and use a Neptune's Shell to fight bosses with the boost in continuous operation, without dying by drowning.
  • This mount works well with the Frozen Turtle Shell, as it allows the player to stay at or below 50% life for the damage and speed boost much more safely.
  • Although the UFO Mount is slightly faster (41 mph vs. 33 mph), the UFO Mount cannot be used in liquids.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.3.5.2: Fixed Shrimpy Truffle's mount not allowing the player's head to touch the ceiling.