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Shadow Orb (Spell)

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v Shadow Orb (Spell)
Item 115(0)
Type Item
Sub-Type Spell
Mana Cost None
Quality Tier 1 (Blue)
Tooltip Creates a magical orb of light
Dropped By Shadow Orbs
Sell Value 20 SilverCoin Small 
This item cannot be crafted.
The Shadow Orb (Spell) is a summon-type spell, obtained from breaking Shadow Orbs. When summoned, the Orb will follow the player around and project light in a manner similar to the Fairy Bell or Wisp in a Bottle.

However, the summoned orb has low acceleration and a slow top speed, so it often falls behind, especially when the player falls a long distance or otherwise travels at a fast speed (such as when using the Hermes/Spectre Boots). If it falls too far behind, it will warp to the player's location.


  • Pressing B, the buff hotkey by default, will also activate the Shadow Orb. Be warned that pressing B will also use any buff potions that the player happens to be carrying.
  • The Orb's movement is not hindered by blocks.
  • Pressing "W" or "S" will make the orb move upwards/downwards.
  • The only ways to dispel the Orb are either right-clicking the buff icon below the player's hotkeys, or activating the Fairy Bell (which will replace the Orb).

Update Info


  • Sprite and name changed.
  • Mana requirement removed.
  • No time limit.


  • Light output reduced by 35%.
  • Now acts as a buff rather than a spell.
  • Movement speed reduced.

PC release

  • Added to the game.


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