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  • Hoverboard equipped
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TooltipAllows flight and slow fall
Press Down to toggle hover
Press Up to deactivate hover
RarityRarity level: 5
Sell8 GC
Research1 required

The Hoverboard is a wing-type accessory that allows the player to fly and glide, as all wings do. It also offers the added ability to "hover" by holding Jump and ▼ Down. Hovering offers a horizontal speed boost, and otherwise operates similarly to the Flying Carpet, allowing horizontal movement while remaining at a fixed height in the air. Hovering consumes flight time, just like flying would.

The Hoverboard has a flight height of 94(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) / 86(Old-gen console and 3DS versions) tiles, and a hover speed of 52 mph.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
HoverboardHoverboardMythril AnvilMythril Anvil
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil


  • The equipping mechanics of the Hoverboard follow the same rules as all wings, meaning it is not possible to equip the Hoverboard when another wing is already equipped. Equipping a wing in the vanity slot will also replace the Hoverboard graphic.
  • Unlike a lot of accessories, the Hoverboard will dye brilliant colors (as will Shroomite armor) when compound dyes are used – a dye paired with Silver Dye (though not a Bright Dye) will invert the colors of the Hoverboard. A dye paired with Black Dye will cause the original sprite's silver trimming to be black. The flames will change colors, too.
  • (Old-gen console and 3DS versions) Although the Hoverboard is not on the back of player, it will still hide capes if visible.
  • When hovering while swinging a sword that stops the player from changing directions, such as the Excalibur and The Axe, the Hoverboard will not change directions either.
  • Tooltip indicating that hover toggled on by pressing ▼ Down and toggled off by pressing ▲ Up is correct if the Hover Control in General settings is set to "Click", otherwise player should hold ▼ Down and Jump simultaneously to hover.


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Head in the Clouds • Equip a pair of wings.
Have a pair of wings equipped. (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
Category: Collector Collector


  • While hovering, a full set of Shroomite armor will still turn invisible as long as the player does not move while in that state. This effectively allows the player to create a temporary safe place to turn invisible for a few seconds.
  • On the Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version, it is possible to hover forever. This is achieved by jumping with a Blue Horseshoe Balloon or the Bundle of Balloons equipped and not activating another jump, but instead holding ▼ Down to hover right before the peak of the jump. It is possible to hover/move horizontally forever, but it is not possible to rise forever. If the player hovers too late, they will hover and sink as if gliding.



  • Desktop 1.2.4: Fixed the exploit where one could have infinite Hoverboard hovering time. This was done by hovering between two double-jumps provided by other accessories (such as the Bundle of Balloons).