Best Pet-Summoning Items in Terraria (2023)

Matt

My Favorite Items Listed:

Terraria (Wiki): Tartar Sauce

Pro and Cons:

Strength • The pet's yellow eyes glow in the dark

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): The Dirtiest Block

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Regal Delicacy

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Royal Delight

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Tablet Fragment

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Full Moon Squeaky Toy

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 30 Gold Coins
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Pork of the Sea

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Gato Egg

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Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Possessed Skull

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Glommer’s Flower

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Resplendent Dessert

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Glow Tulip

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Robotic Skull

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Lightning Carrot

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Volt Bunny emits a decent amount of light while moving erratically

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 50 Gold Coins
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Seaweed

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Lizard Egg

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Seedling

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Magical Pumpkin Seed

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Shark Bait

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Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Monster Meat

Facts:

General Type: Pet summoning Item
Damage value: n/a
Rarity: Orange
Knockback: n/a
Sell-Value: 1 Gold Coin
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a
Use Time: 20
Required Research: 1
Velocity: n/a
Velocity Multiplier: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Shrub Star

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Mud Bud

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Slice of Hell Cake

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Nectar

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Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Sparkling Honey

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Ogre’s Club

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Spider Egg

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Eucalyptus Sap

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Ornate Shadow Key

Pro and Cons:

Strength • While flying, the pet Shadow Mimic will emit a soft, purple light.

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Spiffo Plush

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Exotic Chew Toy

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 1 Platinum Coin
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Pair of Eyeballs

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Stardrop

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Eye Bone

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Using a Void Bag with Chester will result in the player possessing 3 inventories simultaneously instead of the usual 1 • Compared to Money Trough, Eye-Bone is arguably better since it can be placed in the pet slot rather than occupying space in inventory. • The pet is permanently out and follows the player, allowing for quick and easy item and coin transfer

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Parrot Cracker

Pro and Cons:

Weakness • The pet Parrot is similar to the Parrot enemy, which can potentially cause confusion among idle parrots during a Pirate Invasion

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 3 Platinum Coins & 75 Gold Coins
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Strange Glowing Mushroom

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Despite being a normal pet, the Baby Truffle gives off blue light

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 45 Gold Coins
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Eye Spring

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Piece of Moon Squid

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Frozen Crown

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Plantera Seedling

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Brain in a Jar

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Carrot

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Celestial Wand

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 1 Platinum Coin
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Companion Cube

Pro and Cons:

Weakness • When in complete darkness, the Cube can occasionally "stab" its owner, inflicting 3 damage.

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 5 Platinum Coin
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Cosmic Skateboard

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Amber Mosquito

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Cursed Sapling

Pro and Cons:

Strength • If the Player is too far from the sapling, it will propel itself towards the player on a flame trail, ignoring blocks and giving off a decent amount of light Weakness • The sound the sapling makes when hitting water is identical to that of a bobbing line, which makes fishing more difficult.

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Deactivated Probe

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Ball O’ Fuse Wire

Facts:

General Type: Hardmode
Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 50 Gold Coins
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Deerclops Eyeball

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Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Bamboo Leaf

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 1 Platinum Coin
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Dog Whistle

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Bedazzled Nectar

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 1 Platinum Coin
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Dragon Egg

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Bernie’s Button

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 25 Gold Coins
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Eater’s Bone

Pro and Cons:

Weakness • Unlike most other pets, Baby Eater will not teleport to the player when it is far away.

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Betsy’s Egg

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Birdie Rattle

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 1 Platinum Coin
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Blue Chicken Egg

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: 25 Gold Coins
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Bone Key

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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Terraria (Wiki): Bone Rattle

Facts:

Damage value: n/a
Knockback: n/a
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: n/a

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The 200+ Best Summoning Tools in Terraria: Facts & Secrets (2023)