Butterfly Dust

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Butterfly Dust
  • Butterfly Dust item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
RarityRarity level: 5
Sell2 GC50 SC
Research1 required
Obtained from Obtained from
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master

Butterfly Dust is a rare Hardmode crafting material used solely to craft Butterfly Wings. It has a 1/2 (50%) chance of being dropped by Moths in the Underground Jungle.

On the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, and Mobile version Mobile version, at least one mechanical boss must be defeated before it will drop.


Used in

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Butterfly WingsButterfly WingsMythril AnvilMythril Anvil
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil


  • Selling the Butterfly Wings instead of the individual components will be more profitable. The wings sell for 8 GC, whereas the components sell for a collective 2 GC90 SC.


  • Desktop Now only drops after player has defeated at least one mechanical boss.