Undead Miner

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Undead Miner
Undead Miner.png
Statistics
Type Undead Enemy
Environment Cavern
AI Type Fighter
Damage 22 / 44 (38) Desktop Version
Max Life 70 / 140 (154) Desktop Version
Defense 9
KB Resist 50% / 55 Desktop Version
Immune to: Poisoned.pngVenom.png
Banner
Undead Miner Banner.png
Drops
Coins 2 Silver Coin 50 Copper Coin
Item (Quantity) Rate
Bomb.png
Bomb 
• 1-3
91.2%
Hook.png
4%
Mining Helmet.png
5%
Mining Shirt.png
2.4%
Mining Pants.png
2.4%
Bone Pickaxe.png
2%
Internal NPC ID: 44
Console only.png Mobile only.png Console/Mobile
Exclusive Variant
Vampire Miner
Vampire Miner.png
Statistics
Type Enemy
Damage 30
Max Life 90
Defense 9
Banner
Vampire Miner Banner.png
Drops
Coins 90 Copper Coin
Item (Quantity) Rate
Bomb.png
Bomb 
• 1-3
91.2%
Hook.png
4%
Mining Shirt.png
2.4%
Mining Pants.png
2.4%
Vial of Blood.png
10%
For the Solar Eclipse enemy, see Vampire.

Undead Miners (and the Vampire Miner on Console Version ConsoleMobile only.pngMobile, and 3DS logo.svg) are enemies that appear in the Cavern layer and follow the Fighter AI. They wear a Mining Helmet*, which provides a small amount of light around them. This light makes them much easier to find and can sometimes reveal sealed caves, much like blooming Blinkroot. Undead Miners can break down doors.

Undead Miners are immune to the Poisoned and Venom debuffs.

Killing them is the only way to receive the Bone Pickaxe, Mining Shirt and the Mining Pants. The Mining Helmet can be obtained from Undead Miners*, but can also be bought from the Merchant for Desktop Version4 Gold Coin / Console VersionMobile only.png3DS logo.svg8 Gold Coin.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Console Version Mobile only.png 3DS logo.svg Console/Mobile/3DS-Only Content: This section's information applies only to the consolemobile, and 3DS versions of Terraria.
  • The Vampire Miner does not take extra damage from the Stake Launcher, unlike the Vampire from the Solar Eclipse, even though they are both vampires.
  • (*) Vampire Miners don't wear the Mining Helmet and don't drop it, so keep this in mind when farming. However, they still give off light, like the Undead Miner.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Vampire Miner may have been influenced by Vortigaunts from the Half Life video game series.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.0.1:
    • Undead Miners now have a chance to drop Mining Helmets.
    • Can now drop its own respective banner.
  • 1.0.4:
    • Name changed from Dead Miner to Undead Miner.
    • Health increased from 60 to 70, defense increased from 8 to 9, damage increased from 20 to 22.
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