Night Owl Potion

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Night Owl Potion
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Use time17 (Very fast)
TooltipIncreases night vision
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell2 SC
Research20 required
Grants Buff
BuffNight OwlNight Owl
Buff tooltipIncreased night vision
Duration10 minutes(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
4 minutes(Old-gen console and 3DS versions)

The Night Owl Potion is a buff potion that grants the Night Owl buff when consumed. The buff improves the player's night vision, and sharply increases the radius of any available light source. The buff itself has no effect in total darkness. This lasts for 10 minutes(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) / 4 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).



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Night Owl PotionNight Owl PotionPlaced BottlePlaced Bottle
Alchemy TableAlchemy Table(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)


  • The night vision given by this potion is the same as the one provided by Night Vision Helmet and cannot be stacked with it.


  • The ingredients of this potion, the Daybloom and Blinkroot, are exceedingly common and can easily be grown in Clay Pots or Planter Boxes or just farmed naturally within one's base.
  • Combined with the Shine Potion, it is possible to see about half the screen using nothing but basic, low-level ingredients that far outshine the Shadow Orb or other mobile light sources for exploration.


  • Desktop 1.0.6:
    • Fixed a bug where the potion had absolutely no effect when consumed.
    • Duration reduced from 10 to 4 minutes.