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Item 509
Information
Type Tool
Sub-Type Functional
Quality Tier 1
Tooltip Places red wire
Purchase From Mechanic
Purchase Value 2 GoldCoin Small
Sell Value 40 SilverCoin Small
Crafting
This item cannot be crafted.

The Red Wrench is a tool allowing the player to lay Wire to connect mechanisms together. It can only be purchased from the Mechanic.

When selected or held, the Wrench allows to see any existing wires and place wire similarly to weapons using ammo. These wires can connect a Switch, Lever or Timer to one or more other objects such as Inlet/Outlet Pumps or Statues, among other things. All wrenches have a +3 to building range (further increased by the Toolbelt) (In the new update for terraria on pc its range is +20)

The color of the wire placed is determined by the color of the wrench; Blue Wrench will lay blue wire; Green Wrench will lay green wire; the Red Wrench will lay red wire. But all wire can come from the same stack in the player's inventory/ammo slot. However, different colored wires cannot be connected and they will simply overlap. This is useful for more complicated wiring, allowing to save space and see more clearly what the wires are connected to.

Terraria - Red Wire Traps Tutorial Terraria HERO03:42

Terraria - Red Wire Traps Tutorial Terraria HERO

Terrariawires

Here's some info about diffrent colored wires. Activating switch A will fire daret trap A, same with switch B and dart trap B. Even though the 2 wires overlap eachother, they aren't connected because they have diffrent colors

Update Info

v1.3

  • Changed range to +20

v1.2

  • Updated to specifically lay red wire.
  • Green and Blue Wrenches added.

v1.1

  • Added to the game.
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