I was playing in a new hardmode world a while ago. (I mean that I made a new world, then set it to hardmode with TEdit. NOT the one in that challenge run.) When suddenly, some new monsters appeared. There was some kind of new replacement for the Wraith, I think it was called the Reaper, that appeared out of nowhere. When I killed it, the sky suddenly took on a subtle orange color, and more monsters showed up. I remember what looked like some kind of variant on the Devil`s Eye, but I didnt really get a good look at it because it was blocked off by a wall. Anyone know what this is about?
EDIT: I forgot to mention this before, but no, there was no system message.Read more >
I'm kinda new here, I like Terraria, I like the concept of a hard mode, but don't want to have to wait so long to see all the cool asskickage. So I've decided to make myself a suicidal challenge run by playing Hard Mode... from the very start of the game. To do this, you need to use TEdit to set the world to hard mode, and then you also have to turn a section of the level into the Hallow since it won't do that automatically. I'll edit this blog post with some updates and screenshots on what I'm doing. Also, this will be done in Softcore.
I made a simple wooden house with a furnace and workbench, greatly underestimated the power of the new hardmode monsters, and decided to make a new character with some starting items:
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