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v497Neptune's Shell
Item 497   Merfolk example
Right: Effect of Neptune's Shell
Information
Type Accessory
Body Slot Accessory Slot
Quality Tier 5 (Magenta)
Tooltip Transforms the holder
into merfolk when
entering water
Sell Value 3 GoldCoin Small 
Crafting
Material In Moon Shell
Crafted With 5 Shark Fins
15 Corals
15 Goldfishes
20 Souls of Fright
5 Souls of Light
5 Souls of Night
Crafted At Mythril Anvil
Orichalcum Anvil
Neptune's Shell is an equipable item that transforms the wearer into Merfolk when they enter water. In this state the player has the ability to breathe underwater, swim as if they had flippers, and isn't slowed down like normal. The effect instantly wears off as they leave the body of water. It can also be upgraded to a Moon shell at the Tinkerer's Workshop with a Moon Charm.
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Notes about Neptune's shell

  • The Neptune's Shell does not work in lava, even when used in conjunction with an Obsidian Skin Potion. This is probably because you can not drown in lava.
  • If both a Neptune's Shell and Moon Charm are equipped while the player is underwater at night, the merfolk transformation overrides the werewolf transformation.
  • Oddly enough, you still transform when submerged in honey, though there is the regular slow down. This is probably because you can drown in honey.
  • Wearing a Fish Bowl will not transform the player.
  • The player's head moves up and down while you are swimming.
  • While in the water you can run even faster than with the lightning boots .
  • Press space to swim up, but when using the flipper you'll just make a water jump.

Bugs

  • If the player goes directly from lava to water, they will not transform until they leave and re-enter the water.

Update Info

v1.2

v1.1

  • Added to the game.


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