3DS version

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Nintendo 3DS version
3DS-Only Content: This information applies only to the 3DS version of Terraria.
For 3DS's version history, see 3DS version history.
Inventory interface in the 3DS version

The 3DS version of Terraria was published by 505 Games and developed by Codeglue. It is a port of CodeGlue's Mobile version Mobile version. This version contains exclusive content not available on other versions, including enemies, armor, weapons, pets, and bosses, but some exclusive content is also available on the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version.

The 3DS version is unlike the other console versions, not only because of its exclusive entities, but also because it follows its own update line. A list of all the updates it has had, as well as a few highlights of each one, can be found at 3DS version history.

It can be played on the New Nintendo 3DS family of systems with a higher frame rate, an expanded world option, and the ability to move the camera around using the C Stick, similar to the effect of Binoculars.

The 3DS version's most recent update is equal to Desktop version Desktop 1.2.1, with some content from 1.2.2 to 1.3.1. It will not receive any significant updates past this 1.2.1 equivalent.[1]

3DS-exclusive content

Some of the following content is also available on the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version. Most of it used to be available in the Mobile version Mobile version as well, but was entirely removed with the 1.3 update.

Other Items

Post-Desktop-1.2.1 content

The Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version of Terraria is largely equivalent to Desktop version Desktop version 1.2.1. However, some content from future versions has been added into the game, mostly from 1.2.2 to 1.3.1. Below is a list of said content.


  • It is possible to hack some platform-exclusive items into the 3DS version of Terraria by using TerraInveditThreeDee on a jailbroken 3DS console.
  • All 3DS content, with the exception of the Zapinator, can be obtained in 1.2 Mobile versions.