This page is for beginners to refer to when having trouble battling monsters.
As soon as you make a world, you will notice green things hopping around. These are slimes. Too kill them , use your copper pickaxe. Your copper short sword is highly ineffective due to its attack motion. In night, you may notice Zombies. make a wooden sword too deal with them. You might make a bow, a highly useful weapon. The bow is helpful when enemies are too strong; simply pick them off with the bow.