Lightning Boots

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Lightning Boots
  • Lightning Boots item spriteold Lightning Boots item sprite
  • Lightning Boots equipped
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TooltipAllows flight, super fast running
8% increased movement speed
RarityRarity level: 5
Sell6 GC
Research1 required

Lightning Boots are an accessory that have essentially the same functionality as Spectre Boots, but with enhanced running speed. Its visual effects do not differ from the Spectre Boots. They have an 8% movement speed bonus compared to the Spectre Boots.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Lightning BootsLightning BootsTinkerer's WorkshopTinkerer's Workshop

Crafting tree

Rocket BootsRocket Boots
( Goblin Tinkerer )
Hermes BootsHermes Boots
( Gold Chest )
orFlurry BootsFlurry Boots
( Frozen Chest Frozen Crate Boreal Crate )
orSailfish BootsSailfish Boots(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
( Wooden Crate Iron Crate Pearlwood Crate Mythril Crate )
orDunerider BootsDunerider Boots(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
( Sandstone Chest Oasis Crate Mirage Crate )
( Chest Wooden Crate Pearlwood Crate Skeleton Merchant)
Tinkerer's WorkshopAnklet of the WindAnklet of the Wind
( Ivy Chest Jungle Crate Bramble Crate )
Spectre BootsSpectre Boots
Lightning BootsLightning Boots

Used in

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Frostspark BootsFrostspark BootsTinkerer's WorkshopTinkerer's Workshop


  • This item increases the player's base speed from 15 mph to 34 mph.
  • If the player runs into a wall with a 1-block opening in the floor next to the wall, the player will sometimes fall through.
  • The Lightning Boots are extremely useful for cases that involve lots of dodging such as the fight against the Eye of Cthulhu or The Twins. They are also useful when fighting the Wall of Flesh using the bridge strategy, especially in Expert Mode(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions).
  • When stacked with Flying Carpet and/or Wings, Lightning Boots prove to be very useful.
  • Stacking with Amphibian Boots will slow the player's speed down to 30 mph. This will not happen if the Lightning boots are in any accessory slot below the Amphibian Boots.