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The Terrarian Bugle - Issue 17

Hello Terrarians! Welcome to the seventeenth issue of The Terrarian Bugle! I appreciate the great amount of support I've been receiving for this series! Today we'll be blasting through the Update Info again, then we'll check out our normal weekly events, and finally, we're going to start an exciting new series; a complete showcasing of all of Hunited's sprites! Thanks for reading, and enjoy! :D

(I also wanted to mention, the main method of supporting this news article, is by leaving comments. Comments help boost the popularity of the blog therefore leading more people to it. Thanks for listening. :D)

Update Info


Nothing to report, again. We are eagerly awaiting word from the Devs concerning the massively anticipated update.


First of all, Terraria is now available on the Windows Phone!

505 Games says:

"Terraria, including the Hardmode update that recently hit iOS and Android devices, is now available for Windows Phone with Xbox LIVE enabled features!"


Next up is the complete, in-depth changelog for the latest Hardmode update for Mobile versions!

  • Enabled & unlocked all hardmode content.
  • Added missing textures for some hardmode content.
  • Added autoaim feature.
  • Added loot tables
    • Dragon Skull
    • Dragon Hornet
    • Dragon Snatcher
    • Albino Antlion
    • Shadow Mummy
    • Spectral Mummy
    • Shadow Slime
    • Cursed Hammer
    • Shadow Hammer
    • Arch Wyvern
    • Spectral Elemental
    • Spectral Gastropod
  • Changed loot tables:
  • Mimic
    • Compass item removed (not functional)
    • Gained light disc drop
  • Toxic Sludge
    • Drops more gel than before
  • Arch Demon
    • Gained chance to drop crystal shards
    • Gained higher chance to drop demon scythe
    • Gained a very small chance (0.2%) to drop crystal storm
  • Corrupter & Eater of Souls
    • Gained hard to farm vile powder
  • Digger & Giant Worm
    • Gained summoning item for worms pet
  • All skeleton enemies
    • Gained chance to drop bones
  • Dark Caster
    • Gained chance to drop a golden key (5% chance)
  • Cursed Skull
    • Gained chance to drop a golden key (5% chance)
  • Made certain enemies more rare and stronger (minimini bosses)
  • Arch Demon
  • Dragon Skull
  • Dragon Hornet
  • Dragon Snatcher
  • Shadow Mummy
  • Spectral Mummy
  • Spectral Elemental
  • Spectral Gastropod
  • All hardmode bosses are tweaked to be more mobile friendly
    • Adjustments on damage, defense and life stats
  • When in hardmode, day & night progress at the normal speed, compared to prehardmode twice as fast
  • Re-balanced the amount of ore being spawned in the world
  • Souls of night / light generally drop a lot more to make it easier for the casual gamer to craft the good items
  • Corruption & hallow spreading is significantly nerfed, now only spreads at 1/8th of the normal speed
  • Tweaked spawnrate & maximum number of monsters
    • Overall lower spawnrate compared to PC version
    • The spawnrate goes up based on time & character development
  • Certain hardmode NPC’s don’t spawn before you’re ready, giving new players time to

gear up.

  • Crafting changes:
    • Mana star now only needs 5 fallen stars instead of 10
    • Reduced the amount of fallen stars being spawned each night by half
    • Added Dragon Breastplate
    • Added Dragon Greaves
    • Added Dragon Mask
    • Added Titan Helmet
    • Added Titan Mail
    • Added Titan Leggings
    • Added Spectral Headgear
    • Added Spectral Armor
    • Added Spectral Subligar
    • Added Tizona
    • Added Tonbogiri
    • Added Sharanga
    • Added Vulcan Repeater
  • Fixed dozens of bugs
  • Fixed piggy bank duping glitch
  • Made most items stack to 999 instead of 250
  • Added worms pet
    • Uses various sound bites from the worms series
  • Added old lady
    • Based on the worms series, walks slowly
  • New tombstone
    • Now uses a worm series tombstone when you die with the worms pet active

Weekly Events

Poll of the week

Last week you guys voted for a normal, basic poll, so here you are!

This week we're going to do one of the most classic polls conceivable in Terraria; what class do you use, or favor most? This poll will only pertains to the main, set classes of the game. Side, or modified classes such as Tank or Jack of all Trades will not be included. (They may be in a future poll, though.)

What class do you use, or favor most?

The poll was created at 02:31 on September 14, 2014, and so far 52 people voted.
Would you like to do a normal poll again?

The poll was created at 02:31 on September 14, 2014, and so far 45 people voted.

Best Creation/Pixel art of the Week

This week we have one submission! It's an awesome fire shrine built by Koburo! It appears to be a beautifully constructed fire alter placed on the top of a floating island. Be sure to compliment Kob next time you see him!

(You may have to click on the image to get the best view of it.)


Exclusive interview with a member of this Wiki

TerrariamcSwaggins: Okay! So you have time for an interview today?

Twilight053: Yes!

TerrariamcSwaggins: Awesome! First question, what is your favorite boss and why?

Twilight053: My favorite boss would be Plantera, or more precisely, Surface Plantera. She is very challenging to fight on the surface, with, you know, all the speed boosts and damage boosts? It took me several tries before actually defeating her. Another reason I like her would be that her boss music is my favorite music in the Terraria soundtrack.

TerrariamcSwaggins: Aye. Plantera is the communities' favorite boss, it seems! Next question, about how long have you played Terraria for?

Twilight053: In total, I have played for 370 hours according to my Steam. I spent the first 182 hours last year in Terraria 1.1, that time I was a big time PvP beast. The rest I've spent it on Terraria 1.2.

TerrariamcSwaggins: Awesome! Dang, I didn't know that you had that much history with Terraria. :3 Next question, what is your favorite biome and why?

Twilight053: Purity, of course. I just like the natural feeling of the biome, but maybe that's because I'm a naturalist type person - I've sometimes dreamt of living alone in a serene forest. :)

TerrariamcSwaggins: Oooh, that's a new one. I agree, the Purity has always been likely my favorite. It's so relaxed. Final question, class do you prefer most?

Twilight053: Ranger. I've always picked the ranged class in every game I play, be it gunslinger or archer. But now that I've created all four Terraria classes, I would say that the Mage class would be my the fun-class.

TerrariamcSwaggins: Cool, cool! Well, it's been a pleasure, Thank you for your time!

Twilight053: Sure, no problem!

Weekly Special

I've been very pumped to present this series on the Bugle; Hunited's amazing sprites!

This week is part 1 of a new showcase series, so I hope you guys are pumped, 'cause I am!

Credit for the sprites goes to Hunited.

This week's theme will be weapons! Enjoy!

(Note: We'll be starting small with this series and building our way up to the bigger, bulkier sprite compilations.)

Your opinion?

The poll was created at 02:31 on September 14, 2014, and so far 49 people voted.

Announcements and Shoutouts


Important! Please check out the Wiki's official IRC chat room! It has many neat features and we're trying to draw more and more attention to it!


There are no shoutouts this week.


Hey guys, I hope you enjoyed the seventeenth issue of The Terrarian Bugle. Remember, if you have any ideas whatsoever just let me know at my talk page and I’ll see if I can add it in. If you want your creation in next week's Creation/Pixel art section just hit me up at my talk page or talk to me in the live chat.

All credit for the sprites goes to Hunited.

Thanks for reading, guys! Let me know what you think in the comments below.

(Remember, every comment counts towards the success of this news article.)

Have a nice weekend and I'll see you next week. :D

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