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PixieHardmode exclusive
Pixie.gifOld-gen console version and Nintendo 3DS version
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
AI TypeHovering AI
Max Life150/300/450
KB Resist40%/46%/52%
BannerPixie BannerPixie Banner
Inflicts debuffs
Inflicts debuffs
Inflicts debuffs
Debuff tooltipCannot use items that require mana
Duration7 seconds14 seconds17.5 seconds
Debuff tooltipMovement speed is reduced
Duration15 seconds30 seconds37.5 seconds
Coins3 SC50 CC8 SC75 CC
Wyvern and Pixie displayed on the Official Terraria Forums (Hallowed style)

The Pixie is a Hardmode enemy that spawns frequently in the Hallow at the surface layer. Pixies hover a limited height aboveground, emitting a fair amount of flickering light, and can inflict the Slow or Silenced debuffs. They always drop Pixie Dust, a common Hardmode crafting material.


  • Although Pixies appear to "fly", they are only capable of hovering about four tiles above the ground at most, limiting them to a similar horizontal "jumping" range as a Zombie. However, Pixies can also "climb" vertical walls in order to reach the player, limiting the effectiveness of pit traps.
  • Pixies' movement patterns complicate farming, as they float above shallow pools of lava and their bobbing movement makes it difficult to hit them with stationary traps. Minions with close-range attacks, such as Spiders, Ravens and Deadly Spheres, can mitigate this difficulty.
  • Pixies can drop the Megaphone and Fast Clock at the same time. When one of them is dropped (a 1/100 (1%) / 1/50 (2%) chance), there is a 1/100 (1%) (1/50 (2%)) chance to drop the other one as well.[1] Therefore, the chance to drop both is 1/10000 (0.01%) (1/2500 (0.04%)).


  • The Fairy Bell summons a Fairy which looks similar to a Pixie and serves as a light source to players.
  • The Pixie's design is a nod to a fairy design from the fantasy action-adventure video game franchise The Legend of Zelda, in which some fairies are spheres of colored light with wings.
  • Old-gen console version In some older versions, Pixie sound effects, along with a few others, would become distorted under certain conditions.Verify
  • The sound the Pixie makes can sometimes still be heard a few seconds after it is killed.
  • If the surface of the Hallow does not spawn in a world (such as if the Jungle already occupies that space), it may be necessary to farm Pixie drops in another world.
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Pixie: "A larger, more luminous form of fairy. Pixies provide the Hallow with more blessed light and aid in the cleansing of the land."

See also


  • Desktop 1.2.3: Dark Mummy and Pixie usually no longer drop both Status Protection accessories at the same time, 99% of the time.
  • Desktop 1.2: Now has a chance to drop the Fast Clock and the Megaphone.


  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, method RegisterStatusImmunityItems() in Terraria.GameContent.ItemDropRules.ItemDropDatabase.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is