Armor

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Armor is a set of equipable defense items that reduce damage taken from enemies and most other damage sources. Armor pieces are equipped by placing them in the armor slots of the player's inventory. Armor can also be placed in vanity slots to change the player's appearance without affecting stats. Armor pieces are either crafted, purchased from NPCs, or dropped from enemies.

Most armor pieces also grant additional stats or effects such as damage. For several armor sets, these stats are divided for each of the main classes (Melee, Ranged, Mage, Summoner, and Rogue) through helmet piece variants. Equipping a full set of the same armor type provides a Set Bonus, which is an additional unique effect provided. Some armor set bonuses such as Omega Blue armor have an activated ability which can be bound to a key.

The Calamity Mod adds 30 new armor sets and 4 miscellaneous armor pieces. 8 sets can be obtained Pre-Hardmode, 11 sets in Hardmode, and 11 sets post-Moon Lord. In addition, many vanilla armor sets are rebalanced, reworked, or given new effects.

Armor Sets

Pre-Hardmode

Appearance Set Defense Bonuses / Effects / Notes Cost / Source / Crafted At
Head Chest Legs Total
Wulfrum armor.png Wulfrum armor 00 02 01 03
  • 10% increased summon damaage
  • 5% increased damage reduction
  • 5% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: +1 max minion. Double tap ▼ Down to transform into a robot with higher defensive stats for up to 30 seconds. While mounted, the player is only able to use the integrated fusion cannon.
Snow Ruffian armor.png Snow Ruffian armor 01 02 01 04
  • 2% increased rogue damage
  • 3% increased rogue critical strike chance
  • 5% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: 5% increased rogue damage. Grants the player wings to glide and negate fall damage. Maximum rogue stealth of 50.
Desert Prowler armor.png Desert Prowler armor 01 03 02 06
  • 9% ranged critical strike chance
  • 20% chance to not consume ammo
  • 10% increased movement speed
  • Grants immunity to Mighty Wind
  • Set bonus: Ranged attacks do 1 more damage. Double tap ▼ Down to cover the player in clouds, increasing movement speed and damage of the next ranged strike at the cost of defense.
Marnite Architect armor.png Marnite Architect armor 00 01 0n/a 01
  • 50% increased tile placement speed
  • Increased tile placement range by 5
  • Set Bonus: Pressing R while no mounts are equipped summons a Marnite Lift which is able to lift the player slightly off the ground with infinite flight time.
Victide armor.png Victide armor
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  • 5% increased critical strike chance
  • 8% increased movement speed
  • 5% increased damage reduction
  • +5 defense, +10% damage reduction and +30% movement speed while submerged in liquid
  • Set Bonus: 10% increase to headpiece's damage type and +3 life regen while submerged in liquid. 10% chance to throw returning seashell projectiles when using weapons.
  • Victide Shellmet: 5% increased melee damage
  • Victide Coral Turban: 5% increased ranged damage
  • Victide Hermit Helmet: 5% increased magic damage
  • Victide Mask: 10% increased summon damage
    • Set Bonus: Summons an urchin, +1 max minion
  • Victide Headcrab: 5% increased rogue damage
Sulphurous armor.png Sulphurous armor 05 06 05 016
  • 12% increased rogue damage
  • 7% increased rogue critical strike chance
  • 10% increased movement speed
  • 35% increased movement speed while submerged in liquid.
  • Gills Potion effect
  • Set Bonus: The Poisoned debuff is inflicted onto any attacking enemy. Grants a double jump that leaves behind a sulphurous bubble that floats upward and inflicts Acid Venom on enemy hits. Striking an enemy will inflict the Poisoned debuff onto them. Maximum rogue stealth of 95.
Aerospec armor.png Aerospec armor female.png Aerospec armor
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  • 3% increased critical strike chance
  • 12% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases maximum falling speed by 50% and grants immunity to falling damage. Taking over 25 damage in one hit will cause a spread of homing feathers to fall.
  • Aerospec Helm: 8% increased melee damage
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased melee critical strike chance and 5% increased movement speed. +300 Aggro.
  • Aerospec Hood: 8% increased ranged damage
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased ranged critical strike chance and 5% increased movement speed
  • Aerospec Hat: 8% increased magic damage and +20 max mana
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased magic critical strike chance and 5% increased movement speed
  • Aerospec Helmet: 5% increased minion damage and movement speed
    • Set Bonus: +11% minion damage and +1 max minion. Summons a valkyrie
  • Aerospec Headgear: 8% increased rogue damage and 5% increased movement speed
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased rogue critical strike chance and 5% increased movement speed. Maximum rogue stealth of 100.
Statigel armor.png Statigel armor
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  • 5% increased damage
  • 5% increased critical strike chance
  • 5% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Grants the player an extra jump and increased jump height. Taking over 100 damage in one hit makes you immune to damage for an extended period of time.
  • Statigel Helm: 10% increased melee damage and melee speed, 7% increased melee critical strike chance
  • Statigel Headgear: 10% increased ranged damage, 7% increased ranged critical strike chance
  • Statigel Cap: 10% increased magic damage and 10% decreased mana cost, 7% increased magic critical strike chance, +30 max mana
  • Statigel Hood: Increased minion knockback
    • Set Bonus: 18% increased minion damage and +1 max minion. Summons a baby slime god.
  • Statigel Mask: 10% increased rogue damage and 34% chance to not consume thrown items, 7% increased rogue critical strike chance and 12% increased movement speed

Hardmode

Appearance Set Defense Bonuses / Effects / Notes Cost / Source / Crafted At
Head Chest Legs Total
Mollusk armor.png Mollusk armor female.png Mollusk armor

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  • 27% increased damage
  • 14% increased critical strike chance
  • 22% decreased movement speed
  • The player can move freely through liquids
  • Set Bonus: Summons 2 shellfish. 10% increased damage and slowed horizontal movement.
Titan Heart armor.png Titan Heart armor 012 017 014 043
  • 9% increased rogue damage
  • 10% increased rogue velocity
  • 15% increased rogue knockback
  • 15% decreased rogue firing speed
  • 45% increased chance to not consume rogue items
  • Rogue weapons inflict Astral Infection.
  • Set Bonus: 15% increased rogue damage and knockback. Immunity to knockback. Stealth strikes deal double knockback and cause an astral explosion. Maximum rogue stealth of 100.
Daedalus armor.png Daedalus armor female.png Daedalus armor
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  • 3% increased damage
  • 6% increased critical strike chance
  • 10% increased movement speed
  • Daedalus Helm: 10% increased melee damage, critical strike chance, melee speed and movement speed
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased melee damage. +500 Aggro. Reflects projectiles back at enemies. Reflected projectiles only deal 50% damage to the player. This has a 90 second cooldown
  • Daedalus Headgear: 13% increased ranged damage and 7% increased ranged critical strike chance, reduces ammo cost by 20%
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased ranged damage. Getting hit releases a blast of crystal shards
  • Daedalus Hood: 13% increased magic damage and 7% increased magic critical strike chance, +60 max mana, 10% reduced mana cost
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased magic damage. 10% chance to absorb physical attacks and projectiles when hit. Absorbing an attack heals the player for 1/2 of that attack's damage
  • Daedalus Mask: 5% increased minion damage
    • Set Bonus: 20% increased minion damageand +2 max minions. Summons a daedalus crystal
  • Daedalus Facemask: 13% increased rogue damage and 7% increased rogue critical strike chance, increases rogue weapon velocity by 15%, 17% increased movement speed
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased rogue damage. Rogue projectiles throw out crystal shards as they travel. Maximum rogue stealth of 105.
Brimflame armor.png Brimflame armor 011 015 015 041
  • 15% increased magic damage
  • 10% increased magic critical strike chance
  • 5% increased movement speed
  • +70 max mana
  • 10% decreased mana usage
  • Grants the effect of the Obsidian Rose
  • Immunity to On Fire!, Brimstone Flames, and Frostburn
  • Set Bonus: Grants an additional 15% increased damage and magic critical strike chance. Pressing Armor Set Bonus will activate Brimflame Frenzy for 10 seconds, temporarily boosting the player’s damage by 30% while significantly reducing the player’s life regen and disabling mana regeneration. Brimflame Frenzy has a 30 second cooldown after its usage.
Fathom Swarmer armor.png Fathom Swarmer armor 010 022 015 047
  • 6% increased damage reduction
  • 15% increased minion damage
  • +30 defense, +5 life regen and 40% increased movement speed while submerged in liquids
  • Grants the ability to swim and breathe underwater.
  • Reduces breath loss, defense loss, and increases light level in the Abyss
  • Set Bonus: 10% increased minion damage and +2 max minions. 30% increased minion damage while submerged in liquids. Grants the ability to climb walls.
Umbraphile armor.png Umbraphile armor 08 016 012 036
  • 27% increased rogue damage
  • 16% increased rogue critical strike chance
  • 10% increased rogue projectile velocity
  • 30% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Rogue weapons have a chance to create explosions on hit. Stealth strikes will always create an explosion. Maximum rogue stealth of 110
Reaver armor.png Reaver armor
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  • 9% increased damage
  • 9% increased critical strike chance
  • 12% increased movement speed
  • +20 max life
  • Can travel freely through liquids
  • Reaver Helm: 15% increased damage reduction but 30% decreased damage. +50 max life. Passively regenerates one health point every second
    • Set Bonus: +10 defense, +3 life regen, 20% decreased movement speed and flight time. +600 Aggro. Reduces the life regen lost from damage over time debuffs by 20%. All attacks have a small chance to steal life and speed up the rate of life regen, releases thorn vines and has a chance to grant the Reaver Rage buff to the player when hit
  • Reaver Visage: 10% increased jump speed and 25% increased movement speed
    • Set Bonus: Grants immunity to fall damage and allows constant jumping. 10% increased flight time and horizontal wing speed. Hooks fly out and retract 10% faster. Reduces the cooldown of dashes
  • Reaver Headgear: 10% increased pick speed and 20% increased block/wall placement speed. Temporary immunity to lava and can move freely through liquids
    • Set Bonus: Causes nearby treasure to sparkle. Increased item grab range and block placement range. Mining tiles restores breath while underwater. Summons a reaver orb to light up the area around you and reduces enemy aggression, even in the abyss. Provides a small amount of light in the abyss
Hydrothermic armor.png
Hydrothermic armor female.png
Hydrothermic armor
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  • +20 max life
  • 8% increased damage
  • 7% increased critical strike chance
  • 15% increased movement speed
  • Temporary immunity to lava
  • Immunity to fire damage
    • Set Bonus: Inferno effect when below 50% life, 20% chance to emit a blazing explosion when hit
  • Hydrothermic Helm: 12% increased melee damage, melee speed and movement speed, 10% increased melee critical strike chance. Melee attacks inflict on fire
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased melee damage. +700 Aggro. Melee attacks and projectiles cause chaos flames to erupt on enemy hits
  • Hydrothermic Headgear: 12% increased ranged damage and 10% increased ranged critical strike chance, reduces ammo cost by 25%
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased ranged damage. Ranged attacks fire a homing chaos flare every 0.33 seconds
  • Hydrothermic Mask: 12% increased magic damage and 10% increased magic critical strike chance, +100 max mana
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased magic damage and 15% reduced mana cost. Magic attacks summon damaging and healing flare orbs on hit
  • Hydrothermic Helmet: 5% increased minion damage and increased minion knockback
    • Set Bonus: 40% increased minion damage and +2 max minions. Summons a hydrothermic vent
  • Hydrothermic Hood: 12% increased rogue damage and 10% increased rogue critical strike chance, 50% chance to not consume thrown items and 15% increased movement speed
    • Set Bonus: 5% increased rogue damage. Rogue weapons unleash a volley of homing chaos flames around the player every 2.5 seconds. Maximum rogue stealth of 110.
Plague Reaper armor.png Plague Reaper armor

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  • 25% increased ranged damage
  • 16% increased ranged critical strike chance
  • 15% increased movement speed
  • Halves the damage taken from the Plague debuff
  • Set Bonus: 25% reduced ammo usage, 5% increased flight time. The Plague debuff causes enemies to take 10% more damage from ranged projectiles. Getting hit causes Plague Cinders to rain above the player. Pressing Armor Set Bonus will blind the player for 5 seconds. While the player is blinded, their ranged damage and critical strike chance is raised by 60% and 20% respectively. This effect has a 25 second cooldown.
Plaguebringer armor.png Plaguebringer armor 07 017 08 032
  • 40% increased summon damage
  • +20 max life
  • 15% increased movement speed
  • Halves the damage taken from the Plague debuff
  • Friendly bees and wasps inflict the Plague
  • You grow flowers on the grass beneath you, alongside random dye plants on grassless dirt
  • You spawn bees while sprinting or dashing
  • Set Bonus: +3 max minions. Grants a plague dash to ram enemies and inflict the Plague. Summons a lil' plaguebringer to protect you and empower nearby minions
Astral armor.png Astral armor female.png Astral armor

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  • 15% increased movement speed
  • +20 max life and +80 max mana
  • Creature, treasure, ore, and danger detection
  • Set Bonus: 15% increased movement speed, +3 max minions, 28% increased damage, and 21% increased critical strike chance. With a 1-second cooldown, critical hits will cause three fallen, hallowed, and astral stars to rain down on the target and deal 130 damage

Post-Moon Lord

Appearance Set Defense Bonuses / Effects / Notes Cost / Source / Crafted At
Head Chest Legs Total
Empyrean armor.png Empyrean armor 020 027 024 071
  • 23% increased rogue damage and critical strike chance
  • 40% increased movement speed
  • +20 max life
  • Temporary immunity to lava
  • Set Bonus: 9% increased rogue damage and velocity. Grants Empyrean Rage and Empyrean Wrath buffs when hit. Grants Wrath and Rage buffs when under 50% health. Maximum rogue stealth of 115.
    Rogue projectiles can spawn a random Empyrean projectile upon striking an enemy:
    • Empyrean Star which homes in strongly on enemies. It deals 80% damage of the projectile that spawned it.
    • Two Empyrean Orbs, one damaging that homes in on enemies and one healing that homes in on the player.
      • The damaging orb deals 62.5% of the projectile's damage.
      • The healing orb heals for 10% of the projectile's damage. If piercing, it heals 5% of the second hit's damage, and does not heal for subsequent hits.
    • Empyrean Fire spark which falls to the ground and lingers for a few seconds. It deals 15% damage of the projectile that spawned it.
    • Empyrean Blast explosion that deals 20% damage of the projectile that spawned it.
    • Empyrean Bubble which homes in weakly on enemies. It deals 60% damage of the projectile that spawned it.
Tarragon armor.png Tarragon armor
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  • 16% increased damage
  • 11% increased critical strike chance
  • 15% increased movement speed
  • +40 max life
  • 5% increased damage reduction
  • +2 life regen
  • Can move freely in liquids
  • Temporary immunity to lava
  • Set Bonus: Reduced enemy spawn rates. Increased heart pickup range. Enemies have a chance to drop extra hearts on death
  • Tarragon Helm: 10% increased melee damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: +800 Aggro. 25% chance to gain the Tarra Life buff when hit. Press Armor Set Bonus to heavily reduce contact damage for 10 seconds, this has a 30 second cooldown
  • Tarragon Visage: 10% increased ranged damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: With a 1-second cooldown, ranged projectiles split into life energy and leaves on death
  • Tarragon Mask: 20% increased magic damage, 10% increased magic critical strike chance, +100 max mana and 15% reduced mana cost
    • Set Bonus: Every 5th critical strike fires a leaf storm. Magic projectiles have a 50% chance to heal on enemy hits, amount healed is based on projectile damage
  • Tarragon Horned Helm: 5% increased minion damage
    • Set Bonus: 50% increased minion damage and +3 max minion. Summons a life aura that damages nearby enemies
  • Tarragon Helmet: 10% increased rogue damage and critical strike chance, 12% increased movement speed
    • Set Bonus: After every 25 rogue critical hits grants 3 seconds of damage immunity with a cooldown of 30 seconds. While afflicted with a debuff, 10% increased rogue damage. Maximum rogue stealth of 115.
Prismatic armor.png Prismatic armor 018 033 021 072
  • 40% increased magic damage
  • 60% decreased non-magic damage
  • 39% increased magic critical strike chance
  • +20 max life
  • +40 max mana
  • 2% increased jump speed and 10% increased flight time
  • While no bosses are alive, any enemy with less than 500 max health deals no contact damage to the player
  • Magic attacks have a 20% chance to fire a pair of homing explosive rockets
  • Set Bonus: +40 max mana and 15% reduced mana cost. Increased mana regeneration. Press Armor Set Bonus to unleash a barrage of death lasers at the cursor for the next 5 seconds. This has a 30 second cooldown
Bloodflare armor.png Bloodflare armor female.png Bloodflare armor
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  • 22% increased damage
  • 15% increased critical strike chance
  • 17% increased movement speed
  • +40 max life
  • Free movement in liquids
  • Temporary immunity to lava
  • +10 life regen and +30 defense while in lava
  • Set Bonus: Greatly increases life regeneration. Enemies below 50% life have a chance to drop hearts when struck. Enemies killed during a Blood Moon have a much higher chance to drop Blood Orbs
  • Bloodflare Ram Mask: 10% increased melee damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: +900 Aggro. True melee strikes will heal on hit. After striking an enemy 15 times with true melee, a blood frenzy is entered for 5 seconds, giving 25% increased melee damage and critical strike chance and halved contact damage. This effect has a 30 second cooldown
  • Bloodflare Horned Helm: 10% increased ranged damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: Press Armor Set Bonus to unleash the lost souls of Polterghast. This effect has a 30 second cooldown. Ranged weapons have a chance to also fire bloodsplosion orbs
  • Bloodflare Hydra Hood: 10% increased magic damage and critical strike chance, +100 max mana and 17% reduced mana cost
    • Set Bonus: Magic weapons fire ghostly bolts every 1.67 seconds and magic critical strikes cause flame explosions every 2 seconds
  • Bloodflare Wyvern Helm: 5% increased minion damage
    • Set Bonus: 50% increased minion damage and +3 max minions. Summons Polterghast's mines. When above 90% life, 10% increased minion damage, and when below 50% life, +20 defense and 2 life regen
  • Bloodflare Imp Mask: 10% increased rogue damage and critical strike chance, 15 % increased movement speed
    • Set Bonus: When above 80% life, +30 and 5% increased rogue critical strike chance. When below 80% life, 10% increased rogue damage. Rogue critical strike heal the player. Maximum rogue stealth of 120
Omega Blue armor.png Omega Blue armor 019 028 022 069
  • 36% increased damage
  • 24% increased critical strike chance
  • 20% increased movement speed
  • Can move freely through liquids.
  • All attacks inflict Crush Depth on hit.
  • Negates all positive life regen.
  • Set Bonus: 10% increased damage and critical strike chance, +2 max minions, armor penetration increased by 15. Summons six tentacles from the player, which automatically attack nearby enemies and have great lifesteal capabilities.
    Press Armor Set Bonus to activate Abyssal Madness, buffing damage and critical strike chance and giving the tentacles increased range and aggression. Abyssal Madness lasts for 5 seconds and has a 25 second cooldown.
God Slayer armor.png God Slayer armor
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  • 21% increased damage
  • 12% increased critical strike chance
  • 18% increased movement speed
  • +60 max life
  • Enemies take damage when they hit you
  • Set Bonus: Pressing God Slayer Dash allows the player to dash a great distance in 8 directions depending on what movement keys are held. This has a 45 second cooldown.
  • God Slayer Horned Greathelm: 14% increased melee damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: +1000 Aggro. Taking over 80 damage in one hit releases a swarm of high-damage god killer darts, gives the player an even stronger thorns effect, an attack that would deal 80 damage or less will cause the attack to be decreased to 1 damage
  • God Slayer Helmet: 14% increased ranged damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: Ranged weapons fire a god killing shrapnel round every 2.5 seconds
  • God Slayer Mask: 14% increased rogue damage and critical strike chance, 18% increased movement speed
    • Set Bonus: While at full HP all rogue stats are boosted by 10%. Extra immunity frames if taking more than 80 damage. Maximum rogue stealth of 120
Fearmonger armor.png Fearmonger armor 038 050 044 0132
  • 8% increased damage reduction
  • 11% increased damage
  • 5% increased critical strike chance
  • 30% increased summon damage
  • 10% increased movement speed
  • +100 max life and +60 max mana
  • 10% decreased mana usage
  • +2 max minions
  • 15% increased damage reduction during the Pumpkin and Frost Moons
  • Set Bonus: Life regeneration temporarily increased by 7 on every minion hit. The duration increases by 1/3 of a second per minion hit, up to a maximum of 1.5 seconds. Grants the Panic! buff when the player is hit. Reduces the summon penalty to 75% instead of 50%. Immunity to several debuffs.
Silva armor.png
Silva armor female.png
Silva armor
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  • 24% increased damage
  • 15% increased critical strike chance
  • 19% increased movement speed
  • +80 max life
  • Set Bonus: All projectiles spawn healing leaf orbs on enemy hits
    Max run speed and acceleration boosted by 5%
    If the player is reduced to 1 HP, the player will not die from any further damage for 8 seconds. This effect only triggers once per life.
  • Silva Masked Cap: 23% increased magic damage, 13% increased critical strike chance, +100 max mana and 19% reduced mana cost
    • Set Bonus: With a 5-second cooldown, magic projectiles which cannot pierce cause an explosion on enemy hits.
  • Silva Horned Hood: 10% increased minion damage
    • Set Bonus: 65% increased minion damage and +5 max minions. Summons an ancient leaf prism.
Auric Tesla armor.png Auric Tesla armor
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  • 20% increased damage
  • 10% increased critical strike chance
  • 20% increased movement speed
  • +100 max life
  • Nearby enemies are frozen when taking damage
  • Magic carpet deploys when out of flight time
  • Set Bonus: All non-class Tarragon and Bloodflare set bonus effects
    Godslayer armor set bonus effects for Auric Tesla Royal Helm, Hooded Facemask and Plumed Helm
    Silva armor set bonus effects for Auric Tesma Wire-Hammed Facemask and Space Helmet
    All projectiles spawn healing auric orbs on enemy hits
  • Auric Tesla Royal Helm: 20% increased melee damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: +1200 Aggro. Melee Tarragon, Bloodflare, and Godslayer armor effects.
  • Auric Tesla Hooded Facemask: 30% increased ranged damage and critical strike chance
    • Set Bonus: Ranged Tarragon, Bloodflare, and Godslayer armor effects.
  • Auric Tesla Wire-Hemmed Visage: 30% increased magic damage, 20% increased magic critical strike chance, +100 max mana and 20% reduced mana cost
    • Set Bonus: Magic Tarragon, Bloodflare, and Silva armor effects. Max run speed and acceleration boosted by 5%
  • Auric Tesla Space Helmet: 15% increased minion damage
    • Set Bonus: 75% increased minion damage and +6 max minions. Summoner Tarragon, Bloodflare, and Silva armor effects. Max run speed and acceleration boosted by 5%
  • Auric Tesla Plumed Helm: 20% increased rogue damage, critical strike chance, and movement speed
    • Set Bonus: Rogue Tarragon, Bloodflare, and Godslayer armor effects. Maximum rogue stealth of 130

or

Gem Tech armor.png Gem Tech armor 014 31 24 069
  • Six gem fragments idly orbit you; one for each class, and a base gem
    • A gem is lost when you take more than 100 damage in a single hit. The type of gem lost is the same as the class of the previous when you used
    • If said gem has already been lost, the base gem is lost instead
      • When a gem is lost, it breaks off and homes towards the nearest enemy or boss, if one is present, dealing a base of 40000 damage
    • Gems have a 30 second delay before they appear again
      • The red gem grants 130 maximum stealth, increased rogue stats, and makes stealth only consumable by rogue weapons
      • The yellow gem provides increased melee stats and makes melee attacks release shards on hit with a cooldown. This cooldown is shorter for true melee attacks
      • The green gem provides increased ranged stats and causes flechettes to fly swiftly towards targets when they are damaged by a ranged projectile
      • The blue gem grants 4 extra maximum minions, increased minion damage, and reduces the penalty for summoner items while holding a non-summoner weapon
      • The violet gem grants 100 extra maximum mana, increased magic stats, and makes mana rapidly regenerate when holding a non-magic weapon
      • The pink base gem grants 75 extra defense, extra damage reduction, increased movement speed, jump speed, and 2 life regen
      • When all gems exist simultaneously, hitting a target with any weapon grants you +2 life regen for 8 seconds
        • This is increased to +3 life regen if a weapon of another class is used during that 8 second period for 2.5 seconds
Demonshade armor.png Demonshade armor 050 50 50 0150
  • 45% increased damage
  • 30% increased critical strike chance
  • 20% increased melee speed
  • 30% increased movement speed
  • +200 max life and mana
  • Enemies have 100x their contact damage reflected back at them when hitting the player
  • Standing still grants +34 life regen
  • Set Bonus: 100% increased minion damage and +10 max minions. All attacks inflict Demon Flames. Shadowbeams and demon scythes will fire down when hit. Summons a friendly red devil. Pressing Armor Set Bonus causes the player to receive 25% more damage but deal 125% more damage to enemies and also enrage nearby enemies.

Miscellaneous

Appearance Item Body Slot Defense Bonuses / Effects / Notes Cost / Source / Crafted At
Cirrus' Dress (equipped).png Cirrus' Dress Shirt 8
  • 5% increased magic damage and magic critical strike chance
  • Increased fall speed to 61 mph
  • 20% decreased movement speed
  • Prevents Alcohol Poisoning from being applied to the player.
Purchased from the Stylist for 2 Platinum Coin if the player has the Alcohol Poisoning debuff while the Drunk Princess is alive.
Forbidden Circlet (equipped).png Forbidden Circlet female.png Forbidden Circlet Head 1
  • 10% increased summon damage and 15% increased rogue velocity
  • Set Bonus (Forbidden armor):
    • Gives a max stealth of 40.
    • Reduces the summon penalty to 75% instead of the usual 50% while holding rogue weapons.
    • Stealth strikes summon 6 homing Forbidden Eaters that each deals 40 base damage added by 5% of the projectile's damage on every enemy hit, with a cooldown of 0.25 second.
    • Pressing Armor Set Bonus will summon an Ancient Storm for 50 mana. The storm deals 100 base damage and is affected by mana cost reduction, mana sickness, summon damage bonuses, and rogue damage bonuses. The storm has a cooldown of 0.33 second before it can be summoned again.
Shroomite Visage (equipped).png Shroomite Visage female.png Shroomite Visage Head 11
  • 25% increased ranged damage for flamethrowers
  • Set Bonus (Shroomite armor): Not moving puts you in stealth, increasing ranged ability and reducing chance for enemies to target you.
Occult Skull Crown (equipped).png Occult Skull Crown Head 5

Vanilla Armor Set Changes

Pre-Hardmode Ore Armors

Appearance Set Bonuses / Effects / Notes
Copper armor.png Copper armor
  • Copper Helmet grants 5% increased damage
  • Copper Chainmail grants 3% increased critical strike chance
  • Copper Greaves grant 5% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: +2 defense, 10% increased movement speed, +2 to all damage, and 25% increased mining speed,
Tin armor.png Tin armor
  • Tin Helmet grants 4% increased critical strike chance
  • Tin Chainmail grants 1 life regen
  • Tin Greaves grant 10% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: +2 defense, +5 armor penetration, +1 life regen, and 25% increased mining speed
Iron armor.png Iron armor
  • Iron Helmet, Chainmail, and Greaves each reduce damage taken by 3%.
  • Set Bonus: +2 defense, reduces damage taken by 6%, +2 life regen, and 25% increased mining speed
Lead armor.png Lead armor
  • Lead Helmet, Chainmail, and Greaves each reduce damage taken by 3%.
  • Set Bonus: +3 defense, reduces damage taken by 3%, +1 life regen, grants knockback immunity, and 25% increased mining speed
Silver armor.png Silver armor
  • Silver Helmet grants 6% increased critical strike chance
  • Silver Chainmail grants 2 life regen
  • Silver Greaves grant 10% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: +3 defense, +1 life regen, and 25% increased mining speed. Two seconds after being hit for 20 or more damage, heal for 10 health; getting hit again during this time will reset the timer
Tungsten armor.png Tungsten armor
  • Tungsten Helmet grants 7% increased damage
  • Tungsten Chainmail grants 1 life regen
  • Tungsten Greaves grant 10% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: +3 defense and 25% increased mining speed. Increases all knockback by 33%. Increases critical strike chance by 100% of the knockback of your currently held weapon, capped at +10% critical strike chance with Insane knockback
Gold armor.png Gold armor
  • Gold Helmet grants 6% increased damage
  • Gold Chainmail reduces damage taken by 5%
  • Gold Greaves grant 12% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: +3 defense and 25% increased mining speed. All enemies have a 4% chance to drop 1 more gold coin, while all bosses killed always drop 3 more. Gain 1% increased critical strike chance for every 5 gold in your inventory, capped at 10%
Platinum armor.png Platinum armor
  • Platinum Helmet grants 8% increased damage
  • Platinum Chainmail grants 6% increased critical strike chance
  • Platinum Greaves grant 12% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: +4 defense and 25% increased mining speed. Every 10 defense grants +1 life regen, and every point of defense grants 0.1% increased critical strike chance, capping at 50 defense
Shadow armor.png Ancient Shadow armor.png Shadow armor and Ancient Shadow armor
  • Shadow Helmet, Scalemail, and Greaves each grant 5% increased damage and 7% increased jump speed
  • Set Bonus: 15% increased max movement speed and acceleration.
Crimson armor.png Crimson armor
  • Crimson Helmet, Scalemail, and Greaves each grant 5% increased damage and +1 life regen
  • Set Bonus: Greatly increased life regen

Rogue armors

Appearance Set Bonuses / Effects / Notes
Gladiator armor.png Gladiator armor
  • Gladiator Helmet grants 3% increased rogue damage
  • Gladiator Breastplate grants 3% increased rogue critical strike chance
  • Gladiator Leggings grant 3% increased rogue velocity
  • Set Bonus: +3 defense and 5% increased rogue damage and 10% increased velocity.
    Maximum rogue stealth of 70.

Balancing

Appearance Set Vanilla Bonuses/Effects Calamity Bonuses/Effects
Snow armor.png
Pink Snow armor.png
Snow armor and
Pink Snow armor

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  • Set Bonus: All cold-based damage over time debuffs receive a 50% damage bonus
    Cold enemies will deal reduced contact damage to the player
    Provides immunity to the Frostburn and Glacial State debuffs
Meteor armor.png Meteor armor
  • Set Bonus: Makes the mana cost of the Space Gun zero
  • Set Bonus: Reduces the mana cost of the Space Gun by 50%
Obsidian armor.png Obsidian armor
  • Set Bonus: Increases whip range by 50% and speed by 35%
    Increases minion damage by 15%
  • Set Bonus: Increases whip range by 50% and speed by 35%
    Increases minion damage by 15%
    Grants immunity to fire blocks and temporary immunity to lava
Molten armor.png Molten armor
  • Set Bonus: 17% extra melee damage.
  • Set Bonus: 17% extra melee damage and 20% extra true melee damage. Additionally grants immunity to fire blocks, and temporary immunity to lava.
Cobalt armor.png Cobalt armor
  • Cobalt Hat grants 2 defense and increases maximum mana by 40.
  • Cobalt Helmet grants 12 defense.
  • Cobalt Mask grants 4 defense.
  • Cobalt Breastplate grants 8 defense.
  • Cobalt Leggings grant 8 defense.
  • Total defense granted is 18/28/20.
  • Cobalt Hat grants 4 defense and increases maximum mana by 60.
  • Cobalt Helmet grants 16 defense.
  • Cobalt Mask grants 7 defense.
  • Cobalt Breastplate grants 11 defense.
  • Cobalt Leggings grant 10 defense.
  • Total defense granted is 25/37/28.
  • Set Bonus: 10% increased max speed and acceleration. Gain damage and and critical strike chance boost based on your current movement speed, up to 10% each.
Palladium armor.png Palladium armor
  • Palladium Headgear grants 3 defense.
  • Palladium Mask grants 14 defense.
  • Palladium Helmet grants 5 defense.
  • Palladium Breastplate grants 10 defense and 3% increased damage.
  • Palladium Leggings grant 8 defense and 2% increased damage.
  • Total defense granted is 21/32/23.
  • Palladium Headgear grants 5 defense.
  • Palladium Mask grants 15 defense
  • Palladium Helmet grants 8 defense
  • Palladium Breastplate grants 13 defense and 7% increased damage.
  • Palladium Leggings grant 11 defense and 7% increased damage.
  • Total defense granted is 29/39/32.
Mythril armor.png Mythril armor
  • Mythril Hood increases maximum mana by 60.
  • Mythril Chainmail grants 7% increased damage.
  • Mythril Greaves grant 10% increased critical strike chance.
  • Mythril Hood increases maximum mana by 80.
  • Mythril Chainmail grants 12% increased damage.
  • Mythril Greaves grant 14% increased critical strike chance.
  • Set Bonus: Enemy hits release Mythril flares, which home in on enemies after a short delay. Mythril flares deal 40% of the damage of the attack that spawned them, softcapped at 105 damage, and have a 9 frame delay before another can be spawned.
Orichalcum armor.png Orichalcum armor
  • Orichalcum Headgear grants 4 defense.
  • Orichalcum Mask grants 19 defense.
  • Orichalcum Helmet grants 7 defense.
  • Orichalcum Breastplate grants 13 defense and 6% increased critical strike chance.
  • Orichalcum Leggings grant 10 defense.
  • Total defense granted is 27/42/30.
  • Orichalcum Headgear grants 6 defense.
  • Orichalcum Mask grants 22 defense.
  • Orichalcum Helmet grants 10 defense.
  • Orichalcum Breastplate grants 16 defense and 10% increased critical strike chance.
  • Orichalcum Leggings grant 14 defense.
  • Total defense granted is 36/52/40.
Adamantite armor.png Adamantite armor
  • Adamantite Headgear increases maximum mana by 80.
  • Adamantite Headgear grants increases maximum mana by 100.
  • Set Bonus: Half your damage reduction is added to your critical strike chance. Continuously doing damage grants an increasing amount of defense, up to 30. This defense decays while not dealing damage and can be affected by defense damage.
Hallowed armor.png Hallowed armor
  • Hallowed Plate Mail grants 15 defense
  • Hallowed Greaves grant 11 defense
  • Total defense granted is 31/50/35
  • Hallowed Plate Mail grants 18 defense
  • Hallowed Greaves grant 13 defense
  • Total defense granted is 36/55/40
Chlorophyte armor.png Chlorophyte armor
  • Set Bonus's Crystal:
    • Fires a damaging leaf at enemies.
  • Set Bonus's Crystal:
    • Every 5 seconds, releases a green, expanding ring that damages enemies for 300 damage and heals players for 10 health. Both the damage and healing amount increase with the player’s strongest class damage.
Beetle armor.png Beetle armor
  • Set Bonus (Shell): Beetles buff the player by +15% damage reduction.
  • Set Bonus (Shell): Effect of the beetles is reduced to increase damage reduction by 10%/20%/30%.
Spectre Hood.png Spectre Hood
  • 40% decreased magic damage
  • 20% decreased magic damage
Spectre Mask.png Spectre Mask
  • Set Bonus's Missiles:
    • Homing projectiles do normal damage
  • Set Bonus's Missiles
    • Homing projectiles deal 30% less damage
Solar Flare armor.png Solar Flare armor
  • Dash slam deals 150 damage and grants 4 immunity frames.
  • Dash slam deals 400 damage and grants 12 immunity frames.
Vortex armor.png Vortex armor
  • Set Bonus: Stealth mode provides 80% ranged damage and 20% ranged crit.
  • Set Bonus: Stealth mode provides 40% ranged damage and 15% ranged crit.
Nebula armor.png Nebula armor
  • Set Bonus's Boosters:
    • Damage Boosters buff the player by +15% damage for 8 seconds
    • Life Boosters increase health regeneration by 5 per second for 8 seconds
    • Mana Boosters increase mana regeneration (about 10 per second) for 8 seconds
  • Set Bonus's Boosters:
    • Effect of the Damage Boosters is halved to increase damage by 7.5%/15%/22.5%.
    • Effect of the Life Boosters is halved to increase life regeneration by 2.5/5/7.5 per second.
Crystal Assassin armor.png Crystal Assassin armor
  • Set Bonus: Allows the ability to dash. 10% increased damage and critical strike chance.
  • Set Bonus: Allows the ability to dash.
Monk armor.png Monk armor
  • Monk's Bushy Brow Bald Cap grants 1 extra sentry and 20% increased melee speed
  • Monk's Shirt grants 20% increased melee and minion damage
  • Monk's Pants grant 10% increased minion damage, 15% increased melee critical strike chance and 20% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Lightning Aura can now crit and strikes faster
  • Monk's Bushy Brow Bald Cap grants 1 extra sentry and 10% increased melee speed
  • Monk's Shirt grants 10% increased melee and minion damage
  • Monk's Pants grant 5% increased minion damage, 5% increased melee critical strike chance and 20% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Lightning Aura can now crit and strikes faster. 10% increased melee speed, crit and damage. 15% increased minion damage
Squire armor.png Squire armor
  • Squire's Great Helm grants 1 extra sentry and increases life regen by 2
  • Squire's Plating grants 15% increased melee and minion damage
  • Squire's Greaves grant 15% increased minion damage, melee critical strike chance and movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Ballista pierces more targets and panics when you take damage
  • Squire's Great Helm grants 1 extra sentry and decreases life regen by 1
  • Squire's Plating grants 10% increased melee and minion damage
  • Squire's Greaves grant 5% increased minion damage, 5% increased melee critical strike chance and 15% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Ballista pierces more targets and panics when you take damage. Increases life regen by 2. 15% increased minion damage and 10% increased melee critical strike chance
Huntress armor.png Huntress armor
  • Huntress's Jerkin grants 20% increased minion and ranged damage and 10% chance to not consume ammo
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Explosive Traps recharge faster and oil enemies. Set oiled enemies on fire for extra damage
  • Huntress's Jerkin grants 10% increased minion and ranged damage and a 10% chance to not consume ammo
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Explosive Traps recharge faster and oil enemies. Set oiled enemies on fire for extra damage. 10% increased minion and ranged damage
Apprentice armor.png Apprentice armor
  • Apprentice's Trousers grant 10% increased minion damage, 20% increased magic critical strike chance and movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Flameburst field of view and range are dramatically increased
  • Apprentice's Trousers grant 5% increased minion damage and magic critical strike chance and 20% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Flameburst field of view and range are dramatically increased. 5% increased minion damage and 15% increased magic critical strike chance
Shinobi Infiltrator armor.png Shinobi Infiltrator armor
  • Shinobi Infiltrator's Helmet grants 2 extra sentries and 20% increased melee and minion damage
  • Shinobi Infiltrator's Torso grants 20% increased minion damage and melee speed and 5% increased melee critical strike chance
  • Shinobi Infiltrator's Pants grant 20% increased minion damage and melee critical strike chance and 30% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Lightning Aura effectiveness
  • Shinobi Infiltrator's Helmet grants 2 extra sentries and 10% increased melee and minion damage
  • Shinobi Infiltrator's Torso grants 10% increased minion damage and melee speed and 5% increased melee critical strike chance
  • Shinobi Infiltrator's Pants grant 10% increased minion damage and melee critical strike chance and 30% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Lightning Aura effectiveness. 10% increased melee damage, melee critical strike chance and melee speed. 30% increased minion damage
Valhalla Knight armor.png Valhalla Knight armor
  • Valhalla Knight's Breastplate grants 30% increased minion damage and increases life regen by 8
  • Valhalla Knight's Greaves grant 20% increased minion damage, melee critical strike chance and movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Ballista effectiveness
  • Valhalla Knight's Breastplate grants 30% increased minion damage and increases life regen by 2
  • Valhalla Knight's Greaves grant 10% increased minion damage and melee critical strike chance and 20% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Ballista effectiveness. Increases life regen by 6. 10% increased minion damage and melee critical strike chance
Red Riding armor.png Red Riding armor
  • Red Riding Dress grants 25% increased minion and ranged damage and 20% chance to not consume ammo
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Explosive Traps effectiveness
  • Red Riding Dress grants 15% increased minion and ranged damage and 20% chance to not consume ammo
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Explosive Traps effectiveness. 10% increased minion and ranged damage
Dark Artist armor.png Dark Artist armor
  • Dark Artist's Leggings grant 20% increased minion damage, 25% increased magic critical strike chance and 20% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Flameburst effectiveness
  • Dark Artist's Leggings grant 10% increased minion damage and magic critical strike chance and 20% increased movement speed
  • Set Bonus: Increases your max number of sentries. Greatly enhances Flameburst effectiveness. 10% increased minion damage and 15% increased magic critical strike chance

See also

  • Armor on the vanilla Terraria wiki.
  • The minions summoned by certain armor sets.