Terraria best accessories

Terraria Best Accessories For Defense, Damage & Constructions

Best Terraira Accessories for Melee Damage, Armor Defense, Construction and others.
Best Terraira Accessories for Melee Damage, Armor Defense, Construction and others.

Terraria Best Accessories: Terraria is a game that has got almost all aspects, such as action, great weapons, exploration, or bosses with that extra terror quotient, covered. Name it and you have it. Almost all types of gamers can have fun in this game. And to have more fun you can always obtain some of the accessories out of many of them which are available.

We have listed all Terraria Best Accessories here. All these accessories that you adorn your character with providing you some real fun in the game. Each accessory individually adds to your character. Some add increased mana, some accessories have got something to do with your movement speed, etc.

Top of the line accessories in Terraria and ways to acquire them

We have picked up some accessories out of the whole lot of them which can add real metal to your character. Here goes the list (best first):

1. Celestial Shell

We call it the best accessory in the game. Here is why. It provides a lot of damage boost and an abundance of buffs. And that is on top of enabling the wearer to swim and breathe freely underwater! In addition to that, it is legendary because it can transform the wearer into a werewolf in the night and boost a number of stats in the day. The characters wearing this accessory can transform into merfolk once in the water, which in turn grants them enhanced mobility and the ability to remain underwater.

Ways to get the Celestial Shell

  • First, obtain the Moon Charm by slaying werewolves during full moons (1.67% drop chance)
  • Next, obtain Neptune’s Shell by slaying Creatures of the Deep after either summoning a Solar Eclipse or waiting for one to occur (2% drop chance in normal mode and 3% chance in expert mode.)
  • Also, slay Vampires during the Solar Eclipse to obtain the Moon Stone (2.86% drop chance in normal mode and 4.29% chance in Expert Mode.)
  • Next, in the Jungle temple, defeat the Golem boss to obtain the Sun Stone.
  • You can then combine the Moon Charm with Neptune’s Shell to make the Moon Shell.
  • Combine the Moon Stone with the Sun Stone to make the Celestial Stone.
  • Combine the Moon Shell and the Celestial Stone to make the Celestial Shell.  

Celestial Shell stats

Always:

  • Additional 10% damage
  • Additional 2% critical strike chance
  • 1 HP regenerated per second
  • 4 additional defense
  • Additional 15% mining speed
  • Increased 0.5 minion knockback
  • Cannot drown in water
  • Move at normal speed in the water
  • Can swim in the water

Werewolf form (at night):

  • Additional 2% critical hit chance with increased 5.1% melee damage and speed
  • Increased 5% movement speed
  • Increased jump speed and height
  • 1/2 HP regenerated per second

2. Ankh Shield

It is only second to the above-listed accessory in the game of Terraria. It offers some good resistance to different debuffs. It cancels knockbacks and provides an additional full 4 defense. You may make a note here that it might be an everlasting process to obtain it but it is quite worth the effort.

Ways to get the Ankh Shield

  • The Ankh Shield is one of the most difficult accessories in Terraria you can obtain by follow the below crafting tree.

What does Ankh Shield do?

  • Grants immunity to the following debuffs: Bleeding, Broken Armor, Burning, Confused, Cursed, Darkness, Poisoned, Silenced, Slow, Weak, and Chilled.
  • Immunity to knockback
  • Allows the player to walk on Hellstone and Meteorite
  • Increase 4 Defense
  • Encounter and blocks the damage

3. Destroyer Emblem

At number three we have the Destroyer Emblem. It is a force you can reckon with. It also fits well with most character classes. This accessory provides an extra 10% damage and 8% critical strike chance for literally all damage types. This accessory has an ability to stack-up with other accessories which increase the damage caused. Example of other such accessory is Warrior Emblem.

Ways to get the Destroyer Emblem

  • First, you must get three of the four emblems dropped by the Wall of Flesh. You are required to defeat the boss multiple times.
  • The next step is that you must defeat all three mechanical bosses after entering Hardmode.
  • Further, combine 5 of each Soul Dropped by the mechanical bosses with all three emblems dropped by the Wall of Flesh at a Tinkerer’s Workshop. This will craft the       Avenger Emblem.
  • Next, after defeating Plantera, you can search for your Jungle’s temple and fight the Golem boss. The boss has a 12.5% chance to drop the Eye of the Golem, and it is the last necessary ingredient to synthesize the Destroyer Emblem.
  • Lastly, combine the Avenger Emblem and the Eye of the Golem to synthesize the Destroyer Emblem.

Destroyer Emblem stats

  • One of the best Hardmode accessory
  • Play can have a chance of an additional 10% damage and also adds an 8% critical strike.

4. Fire Gauntlet

This Gauntlet comes at four and is one hot thing for warriors. This thing is really capable and you can see your enemies flying hither-thither after taking a hit from you. This can inflict heavy damage on the enemy. This Gauntlet provides your character in the game fire damage to melee attacks and provides insane knockback with all the hits.

Ways to get the Fire Gauntlet

  • You will require many different ingredients.   First, you will need three of the emblems. They are dropped by the Wall of Flesh.
  • Then you will need 5 Souls of Might, 5 Souls of Sight, and 5 Souls of Might (obtained from each of the 3 mechanical bosses.)
  • You need to combine all of these. You can do that at a Tinkerer’s Workshop to craft the Avenger Emblem.           
  • Next, you will require the Feral Claws. It can be found within Jungle Shrine chests. Also, it can be fished from water in the underground Jungle.          
  • Then you will require the Titan Glove. Mostly they are dropped by Mimics. This item has a huge 14.29% chance to drop from Mimic chests.           
  • Next, you must combine the Titan Glove and the Feral Claws at a Tinkerer’s Workshop. It will create the Power Glove.           
  • Then combine all the items listed above at a Tinkerer’s Workshop to make the Mechanical Glove.           
  • Now, you can travel to the Underworld and farm Hellbats or Lava Bats for a Magma Stone. Hellbats have a 0.67% chance of dropping this item and Lava Bats has a 2% chance of dropping Magma Stone.         
  • Once all of these materials are collected, you can combine the Mechanical Glove and Magma Stone to create the Fire Gauntlet.   

Fire Gauntlet stats

  • One of the best Hardmode for melee
  • Adds 100% knockback
  • Additional 10% damage for PC, console, and mobile players
  • Additional 9% damage for 3DS players
  • Increase attack speed by 10%
  • Enables autoswing fir melee weapons

Fire Gauntlet crafting tree

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5. Summoner, Sorcerer, Ranger or Warrior Emblem

There are four emblems dropped by the Wall of Flesh boss, they are, Summoner, Sorcerer, Ranger, and The Warrior Emblem.

They are all mostly identical except for the type of weapon they target.

Ways to get these Emblems

  • You will require many different ingredients.   First, you will need three of the emblems. They are dropped by the Wall of Flesh.
  • Then you will need 5 Souls of Might, 5 Souls of Sight, and 5 Souls of Might (obtained from each of the 3 mechanical bosses.)
  • You need to combine all of these. You can do that at a Tinkerer’s Workshop to craft the Avenger Emblem.           
  • Next, you will require the Feral Claws. It can be found within Jungle Shrine chests. Also, it can be fished from water in the underground Jungle.          
  • Then you will require the Titan Glove. Mostly they are dropped by Mimics. This item has a huge 14.29% chance to drop from Mimic chests.           
  • Next, you must combine the Titan Glove and the Feral Claws at a Tinkerer’s Workshop. It will create the Power Glove.           
  • Then combine all the items listed above at a Tinkerer’s Workshop to make the Mechanical Glove.           
  • Now, you can travel to the Underworld and farm Hellbats or Lava Bats for a Magma Stone. Hellbats have a 0.67% chance of dropping this item and Lava Bats has a 2% chance of dropping Magma Stone.         
  • Once all of these materials are collected, you can combine the Mechanical Glove and Magma Stone to create the Fire Gauntlet.   

Emblems Stars:

  • One of the best Hardmode for melee
  • Adds 100% knockback
  • Additional 10% damage for PC, console, and mobile players
  • Additional 9% damage for 3DS players
  • Increase attack speed by 10%
  • Enables auto-swing for melee weapons

Fire Gauntlet crafting tree

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The Warrior Emblem targets melee weapons, the Sorcerer targets magic weapons, the Summoner targets summoning weapons, and the Ranger targets ranged weapons. The damage type soars 15% with each Emblem being worn.

These can be stacked-up with other accessories of similar type of effects. These emblems provide a class apart from damage buffs.

Ways to get the emblems:

Each emblem has a 12.5% chance to drop from the Wall of Flesh. This boss is pre-Hard mode’s final boss. The player has to defeat the boss more than once for obtaining one of the desired emblems.

6. Paladin’s Shield

A relic of the ancient Paladins of the Dungeon, the Paladin’s Shield is a symbol of might and strength. It provides an additional 6 defense and also nullifies knockback. It is a perfect choice for any warrior. The Shield deflects 25% of all damage dealt with nearby players back to the Shield’s owner whenever the player’s HP is at 25% or above. This makes it a great item for support in a multiplayer environment.

Ways to get Paladin’s Shield

  • The Paladin’s Shield is an item from post-Plantera. It means that in order to summon Plantera, all three mechanical bosses must be defeated.
  • Once you have defeated it, you can travel to your world’s Dungeon and there you can search for a rare Paladin. This enemy has a chance to drop the Paladin’s Shield to the tune of 13.56%.

Paladin’s Shield stats:

  • Reduce 25% of damage dealt with nearby players on your team        
  • Grants an additional 6 defense           
  • Negates knockback

7. Mana Flower

This accessory of Mana Flower is essential for magic users. If you have a bunch of these potions stacked up then you can continuously use magic weapons without worry. This item is awesome and it automatically consumes mana potions for the player when their mana runs out. It also decreases the usage of mana by 8%. On top of that, you can stack its use with other related accessories which reduce the usage of mana or its cost. Nice one this!

Ways to get Mana Flower

  • The Mana Flower can be created by combining a Nature’s Gift and a Mana Potion.
  • You can begin by going to the underground Jungle and please look for a tiny blue flower. The flower could be found growing on Jungle grass. To acquire a Nature’s Gift, simply harvest the flower with any tool, weapon, etc.
  • You can combine the Nature’s Gift with a Mana Potion at a Tinkerer’s Workshop.
  • You can take a Glowing Mushroom and two Lesser Mana Potions and combine them at an alchemy table if you do not already have a Mana Potion.

Mana Flower stats:

  • When mana is depleted it automatically consumes mana potions
  • Reduce Mana usage by 8%

8. Magic Cuffs

The Cuffs increase your maximum mana by 20 points and restore mana when the player takes damage. The Magic Cuffs are quite important for mages, particularly those who gear more towards combative magic. These are quite helpful in boss fights.

Ways to get Magic Cuffs

  • the players are required to create a second world if theirs do not already contain a Corruption biome. Simply create a small world (make sure to specify Corruption) and travel to its underground Corruption, but only if you do not have a Corruption biome.
  • Break all Shadow Orbs, as many you can find, and then you will most likely obtain a Band of Starpower.
  • Next, please search the underground and cavern layers of your world for gold chests. Most likely you will come across a Band of Regeneration if you follow diligence.
  • Once you have obtained both of these items, then you can farm zombies at night time to obtain a shackle.        
  • You can combine all three ingredients at a Tinkerer’s Workshop to craft the Magic Cuffs.

Magic Cuffs stats:

  • Recover damaged mana
  • Increase maximum mana by 20 points

9. Charm of Myths

These are similar to Magic Cuffs. The Charm of Myths reduces the cooldown time by 25% of healing potions and also it increases life regeneration. It is quite useful for warriors. This item provides hell lot of protection.

Ways to get Charm of Myths

  • This accessory can be created by combining a Band of Regeneration and a Philosopher’s Stone.
  • You can search for chests in the cavern layer. Or you can do the same in the Living Mahogany Trees in the Underground Jungle. The Band of Regeneration can be found in either of these two places.        
  • Once your world has entered Hardmode, you can search for Mimics (monsters that disguise as chests) deep underground. Farm them for the Philosopher’s Stone. Mimics have a 14.29% chance to drop the
  • Philosopher’s Stone. You can then combine these two ingredients at Tinkerer’s Workshop to create the Charm of Myths.

Charm of Myths stats:

  • Life generation increment
  • Reduced cooldown for healing potions

10. Lightning Boots

This accessory grants the player insane movement speed and allows the player to cover great distances much faster. Like the Hermes Boots, the Lighting Boots also allow you to fly a short distance. Obtaining them can certainly take some effort, but it is well worth it.

In the last but never the least place we have The Lightning Boots. These boots are also a bit difficult to obtain but believe it, it is worth it. This accessory can provide your character in the game with some super movement speed and will allow you to cover large distances in a whoosh (quickly). It can help you fly, however, for only short distances. These boots, as the name suggests, give a feel of lightning speed. Don’t forget to check out the Terraria NPCs guide and get the most out of them.

Ways to get Lightning Boots

  • You can begin by finding the Aglet accessory. It is found in chests on the surface.
  • Please travel to the Jungle to search for Jungle Shrines. You may find the Anklet of the Wind in a chest in one of the above shrines.
  • You can fish for the Sailfish Boots. Also, you can look for chests underground with the Hermes Boots inside them.  
  • After destroying a Shadow Orb/Crimson Heart, defeat a Goblin Army only when it invades. Afterward, search for the Goblin Tinkerer underground. And then purchase the Rocket Boots and Tinkerer’s Workshop from him.
  • You can then finally create the Lightning Boots at the Tinkerer’s Workshop and there you go with your Lightning Boots!

Lightning Boots stats:

  • Increase movement speed by 8%
  • These boots will let you run super faster
  • Also allows flight

Conclusion

Terraria is fun but with accessories, it is like ‘keep playing all day’ kind of a thing. Laying your hands on the best terraria accessories could be really hard but once you get there the fun is really worth it. Don’t forget to share these accessories list with your friends and subscribe to HowToShout for more Terraria Guides, till then stay tuned.

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