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Heart Crystal
Information
Type Background Tile
Tooltip Drops a Life Crystal (when destroyed with a Pickaxe)
Found In Randomly below the surface throughout the world
Sell Value No Value
Crafting
This item cannot be crafted.

A Heart Crystal is a red heart-shaped stone that can be found underground. A Heart Crystal is only breakable with a Pickaxe or Drill. When broken, a Heart Crystal will drop one Life Crystal.

Notes

  • Heart Crystals cannot be obtained by breaking the blocks under them, and the two blocks it is on cannot be broken until the heart is gone.
  • The number of Heart Crystals in a world depends on the size of the world: there will be about 20-30 in small worlds, 30-35 in medium worlds, and 40-45 in large worlds.
  • When lava flows over one of these tiles, it will break and drop a Life Crystal.
  • Using a Spelunker Potion will cause Heart Crystals to glow.
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    Two heart crystals found very close to each other.

  • These items are most common in the Underworld and Underground Jungle.

Bugs

Heart crystals

Two heart crystals, one with the silt dug out from below.

  • If a Heart Crystal spawns on sand or silt, then mining the sand/silt below it will cause it to float in midair.
  • It is possible to find a Heart Crystal standing on one tile.
  • Rarely, it may appear to overlap with other objects.
  • Sometimes, only half of a heart is visible.

Update info

v1.2.3

v1.2.0.2

  • No longer spawns on thin ice.

v1.2

  • Now broken with a pickaxe instead of a hammer. Now has a pulse animation.

PC release

  • Added to the game.

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