Face Monster

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Face Monster
Face Monster.gifOld-gen console version and Nintendo 3DS version
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
AI TypeFighter AI
Max Life70/140154/210231
KB Resist60%/64%/68%
BannerFace Monster BannerFace Monster Banner
Immune toPoisoned
Coins2 SCPre-Hardmode: 5 SCHardmode: 4 SC

The Face Monster is an enemy that can be found in the Crimson. It follows the Fighter AI, being able to open doors at any time. Like other Crimson enemies, it drops Vertebra fairly often.


  • Even though it appears to be 4 tiles tall, it can fit through 3-tile spaces.


  • New players should be cautious around it, as while it appears to be similar to the common Zombie, it is considerably more resistant to knockback, being able to do damage to a player even while being repeatedly attacked with most starting weapons. Unlike Zombies however, Face Monsters will not despawn during daytime.


  • There is no Corruption counterpart for this enemy, unlike the Crimera, which has the Eater of Souls as its counterpart.
  • Terraria lore pages – According to the Terraria lore pages, the Face Monster once was a worshipper and/or sacrifice to the Crimson, raising it to the level of deity and giving it human sacrifices, which it accepted, turning them to mindless, loyal servants of the hivemind.
  • On the Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version, the Face Monster's idle sound effect can be heard randomly in game at any time, even when there are no Face Monsters present. This is uncommon, however.
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Face Monster: "It would be unwise to face off with one of these unfeeling, hungry mutations. Their mouths are large enough to devour all things."


  • Desktop 1.2.3: Now has new sound effects originally unimplemented.