Pink Prickly Pear

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Pink Prickly Pear
  • Pink Prickly Pear item spriteold Pink Prickly Pear item sprite
  • Pink Prickly Pear placed
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TooltipUsed to make Pink Dye
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell20 SC
Research3 required

The Pink Prickly Pear is a dye material which can grow on top of a regular or Hallowed Cactus, and can also be found on top of a Corrupted or Crimson Cactus. It can only be harvested using a pickaxe, drill or explosives. Its sole purpose is to craft Pink Dye.


Used in

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version only:
Pink DyePink Dye2
Dye VatDye Vat(Desktop, Console, Old-gen console and Mobile versions)
Old-gen console version only:
Pink DyePink Dye


  • (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) Despite Pink Prickly Pears having Corruption/Crimson/Hallow variants, they can only grow on regular or Hallowed Cacti, and the remaining two variants can only be created by biome changes (e.g. due to biome spread or solutions).[1]


  • Although Pink Prickly Pears are available in placed form on the Nintendo 3DSNintendo 3DS version version, breaking one never yields an item.


  • Desktop
    • Sprite updated. Old sprite: Pink Prickly Pear (old).png
    • Added block sprite for Corruption, Crimson and Hallow variant.
    • Now produces 2 Pink Dye instead of 1.


  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, method plantDye() in Terraria.WorldGen.cs.