Baby Slime

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Baby Slime
Baby Slime.png
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
AI TypeSlime AI
Max Life30/60198264/90297396
KB Resist5%/15%/24%
BannerMother Slime BannerMother Slime Banner(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
Immune toPoisoned
Coins10 CCPre-Hardmode: 25 CCHardmode: 60 CCPost-Plantera: 80 CC
This article is about the enemy. For the minion, see Slime Staff.

Baby Slimes are slimes that are spawned in groups of 1–3 from a defeated Mother Slime.

Like most other slimes, the Baby Slime will be passive towards any player with the Royal Gel(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) accessory equipped.

On Desktop version Desktop, Console version Console, Mobile version Mobile, and 3DSNintendo 3DS version, they can rarely be found carrying bonus drops, which the player receives upon the slime's death.


  • Similarly to Black and Mother Slimes, the Baby Slime blends slightly with the background of the Cavern layer, making it difficult to detect. As such, it can often catch players off-guard.
  • When Baby Slimes are spawned upon the death of their mother, they can find themselves on a slightly different position from where the parent was. This can make them spawn on the other side of a one block thick ground, potentially passing through the roof of a house.
  • When killed with Tally Counter equipped, it will always say "Kill count unavailable".


Achievement Gelatin World Tour.png
Gelatin World Tour • Defeat every type of slime there is!
Defeat at least one of every type of slime. (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
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Slimer • “You have killed every type of slime!”
Defeat at least one of every type of slime. (Old-gen console version)


  • (Desktop, Console, Mobile and 3DS versions) While Baby Slimes are capable of containing bonus drops, Mother Slimes are not.
  • The Baby Slime, spiked slime, slimeling, crystal slime, heavenly slime, golden slime, and bouncy slime are the only slimes without their own banner.
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Baby Slime: "Clinging tightly to their parents and rarely seen, these miniature slimes will swarm anyone who harms their mother. "