World Feeder

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The World Feeder is a Hardmode worm-like enemy which spawns in The Corruption. It is somewhat rare and is not as common as the pre-Hardmode Devourers. Loot is dropped from the head segment, so it can get stuck buried deep in blocks if one of the main body parts is killed first.


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2 values: Pre-Hardmode › Hardmode
3 values: Pre-Hardmode › Hardmode › Post-Plantera
NPC ID Type Damage Defense
98 World Feeder Head.png World Feeder Head 70/140/210 36
99 World Feeder Body.png World Feeder Body 55/110/165 40
100 World Feeder Tail.png World Feeder Tail 40/80/120 44


  • The World Feeder has 21–26 body segments.[1]
  • Despite dropping Cursed Flames, it neither inflicts nor is immune to the Cursed Inferno debuff.


  • As with all worms, debuffs and piercing or area-of-effect damage are very effective, as the enemy consists of numerous vulnerable targets.


  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the World Feeder: "Ancient magicks have unleashed the dark influences that gave birth to the Eater of Worlds, producing smaller, but just as deadly worms."
  • This is probably why it bears such a resemblance to the Eater of Worlds.


  • Desktop 1.4.4: Monster Meat drop rate reduced from 1/1000 to 1/1500. In Don't Starve seeds, changed from 1/200 to 1/500.


  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, method AI_006_Worms() in Terraria.NPC.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is