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Information
Type Accessory
Body Slot Accessory Slot
Quality Tier 1 (Blue)
Tooltip Creates a grid on screen for block placement
Purchase From Goblin Tinkerer
Purchase Value 1 GoldCoin Small 
Sell Value 20 SilverCoin Small 
Crafting
This item cannot be crafted.
The Ruler is an accessory that can be purchased from the Goblin Tinker, provided he is released after defeating the Goblin Army.

This item is equipped in one of a players' five accessory slots, and creates a non-solid, white grid on the screen, in measurements of 1x1 blocks, meaning that players can easily calculate the width and height, as well as areas, of buildings/structures, etc. It offers no bonuses to the player, aside from altering their display quite drastically.

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Ruler Terraria HERO

Effects of Ruler

Effects of using a Ruler

Notes

  • It is recommended to only use it during construction, or at times when it might otherwise be useful, as the grid will heavily obstruct your vision.
  • When the F11 hotkey is used to remove the HUD, the ruler's grid is removed as well.
  • It can be useful for locating Mimics underground, often they will be a few pixels off the grid.
  • It can be used to help you fire gun shots between blocks due to it's grid format.
  • With a Harp (or Magical Harp), you can use it to play tunes more easily.

Trivia

  • An effect similar to the effect of the Ruler is always present on the Mobile Version.  This is most likely why the Ruler is not available in the Mobile Version.

Update Info

v1.1

  • Added to the game.


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