The Tortured Soul is a rare monster found in The Underworld, during Hardmode. Throwing Purification Powder on it causes it to turn into the Tax Collector. No Tortured Souls will spawn when there is a Tax Collector in the world.


  • It is not recommended to keep minions while looking for a Tortured Soul, since minions will attack him because he is an enemy, and will probably kill him before he can be purified.
  • Like most other enemies found in the Underworld, the Tortured Soul will not take damage from lava.
  • The Tortured Soul will not spawn anymore in your world once you have the Tax Collector.


  • The Tortured Soul is most likely a reference to A Christmas Carol, specifically the character Jacob Marley.


Update Info


  • Added to the game.