Featherfall Potion

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Featherfall Potion
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Use time17 (Very fast)
TooltipSlows falling speed
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell2 SC
Research20 required
Grants Buff
Buff tooltipPress UP or DOWN to control speed of descent
Duration10 minutes(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
5 minutes(Old-gen console and 3DS versions)

The Featherfall Potion is a buff potion which grants the Featherfall buff when consumed. The buff negates fall damage, and reduces the player's fall speed and gravity by 2/3 (66.67%)[1], allowing them to jump higher and fall slower. This lasts for 10 minutes(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) / 5 minutes(Old-gen console and 3DS versions), but can be canceled at any time by right-clicking the icon (Desktop version), by selecting the icon using Cycle Next/Previous Buff and then pressing Remove Buff (Console version), by selecting the icon and canceling it in the equipment menu (Old-gen console version), by double-tapping the buff icon (Mobile version), or by canceling the buff from the buffs screen (Nintendo 3DS version).

Additionally, when the buff is active, holding the ▼ Down key will revert fall speed and gravity back to normal; holding the ▲ Up key will change the fall speed and gravity reduction percentage to 90%. Due to the reduced gravity, the distance players are knocked back when hit by an attack will also be increased.

The Featherfall buff also works with mounts and minecarts (except the Bee Mount, the buff has no effect on it), and works during reversed gravity.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Featherfall PotionFeatherfall PotionPlaced BottlePlaced Bottle
Alchemy TableAlchemy Table(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)


  • The Featherfall Potion and the Djinn's Curse are the only items that can prevent fall damage while the Stoned debuff is active.
  • Since the Featherfall Potion and the Djinn's Curse provides the same effect[1], they cannot stack with each other.


  • With the Featherfall buff, and by holding ▲ Up, use a hook to grapple to an above platform, and releasing the grapple before reaching the grappled location, one may achieve jumping heights of several hundred tiles.



  1. 1.0 1.1 Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, method Update() in Terraria.Player.cs.