Aegis Fruit

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Aegis Fruit
  • Aegis Fruit item sprite
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Use time45 (Very slow)
TooltipPermanently increases defense
RarityRarity level: 6
Sell2 GC
Research1 required
  • Internal Item ID: 5338 (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)

The Aegis Fruit is a Hardmode permanent booster item that permanently increases the player's defense by 4.[1] It can only be used once per player and is obtained by throwing a Life Fruit into Shimmer.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Aegis FruitAegis Fruit(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)ShimmerShimmer Transmutation(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)


  • In Greek mythology, the aegis is a shield carried by the gods Athena and Zeus.



  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop 1.4.4 source code, method UpdatePermanentBoosters() in Terraria.Player.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is