Terraria Souls: Everything you need to know about all 6 of them

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The 6 different Souls in Terraria are essential for progression in Hardmode. They are important in many recipes from Wings, Weapons and even boss summoning items. In this guide, we will show you the recipes that come along with them, and the easiest ways to obtain them.

Soul of Light

The Soul Of Light is a crafting material that is dropped by every common enemy in the Underground Hallow, with a 20% chance of dropping per kill.

It is important for crafting 2 of the 3 Mechanical Boss summoning items, and important weapons like the Light Discs which is essential for any pre Plantera melee player.

Important Recipes:

NameIngredientsCrafting StationOther Info
Mechanical SkullSoul Of Light (3)
Soul Of Night (3)
Bone (30)
Iron/Lead Bar (5)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilSummons Skeletron Prime.
Mechanical EyeSoul Of Light (6)
Iron/Lead Bar (5)
Lens (3)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilSummons The Twins.
Light DiscSoul Of Light (3)
Soul Of Might (5)
Hallowed Bar (4)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilPowerful pre-Plantera melee weapon. Can be stacked in stacks of 5.
ChikSoul Of Light (25)
Wooden Yoyo
Crystal Shard (15)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode Yoyo. Cheap to craft.
Angel WingsSoul Of Light (25)
Soul Of Flight (20)
Feather (10)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilAn alternative to Demon Wings. First pair of Wings you should obtain during Hardmode.
Cool WhipSoul Of Light (8)
Soul Of Night (8)
Frost Core
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode Summoner Whip. Summons a temperory snowflake that attacks enemies.
Dao Of PowSoul Of Light (7)
Soul Of Night (7)
Light Shard
Dark Shard
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode Flail. Has an 80% chance of inflicting the Confused debuff onto enemies.
Meteor StaffSoul Of Light (10)
Meteorite Bar (20)
Pixie Dust (10)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode magic weapon. Summons a falling meteor from the sky when used.
Sky FractureSoul Of Light (16)
Light Shard (2)
Magic Missile
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilEarly Hardmode magic weapon which summons 3 swords to attack enemies.
Logic Sensor (Day)Soul Of Light (5)
Iron/Lead Bar
Wire
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA mechanism that activates when day starts.
Key of LightSoul Of Light (15)Work Bench Spawns a Hallowed Mimic when placed in an empty chest.

Soul of Night

The Soul Of Night is a crafting material that is dropped by every common enemy in the Underground Crimson or Corruption, with a 20% chance of dropping per kill.

It is important for crafting 2 of 3 Mechanical Boss summoning items, and many powerful magic weapons that are very useful in boss fights.

Important Recipes:

NameIngredientsCrafting StationOther Info
Mechanical SkullSoul Of Night (3)
Soul Of Light (3)
Bone (30)
Iron/Lead Bar (5)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilSummons Skeleton Prime
Mechanical WormSoul Of Night (6)
Rotten Chunk/Vertebrae (6)
Iron/Lead Bar (6)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilSummons The Destroyer
Cursed FlamesSoul Of Night (15)
Spell Tome
Cursed Flame (30)
BookcaseHardmode magic weapon that fires green fireballs at enemies. Applies the Cursed Inferno debuff on hit.
Golden ShowerSoul Of Night (15)
Spell Tome
Ichor (20)
BookcaseUseful Hardmode magic weapon that fires a golden stream that can penetrate 4 enemies. Applies the Ichor debuff on hit.
Cool WhipSoul Of Night (8)
Soul Of Light (8)
Frost Core
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode Summoner Whip. Summons a temperory snowflake that attacks enemies.
Dao Of PowSoul Of Night (7)
Soul Of Light (7)
Light Shard
Dark Shard
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode Flail. Has an 80% chance of inflicting the Confused debuff onto enemies.
Onyx BlasterSoul Of Night (10)
Shotgun
Dark Shard (2)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilPre-Mech shotgun ranged weapon. Fires 4 bullets at the cost of 1.
Spirit Flame Soul Of Night (12)
Desert Spirit Lamp
Forbidden Fragment (2)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode magic weapon that summons a small purple flame that will attack any enemy within 25 tiles of the player.
Magical HarpSoul Of Night (8)
Soul of Sight (15)
Crystal Shard (20)
Harp
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode Magic Weapon that fires small projectiles resembling musical notes. They last for about 4 seconds and can pierce through an infinite amount of enemies in that time.
Demon WingsSoul Of Night (25)
Soul Of Flight (20)
Feather (10)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilAn alternative to Angel Wings. First pair of Wings you should obtain during Hardmode.
Logic Sensor (Night)Soul Of Night (5)
Iron/Lead Bar
Wire
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA mechanism that activates when Night starts.
Key Of NightSoul Of Night (15)Work Bench Spawns a Corrupt/Crimson Mimic when put in an empty chest.

Soul of Flight

The Soul Of Flight is a crafting material dropped by Wyverns in stacks of 5-40. Wyverns can be found in the Space Biome.

The Soul Of Flight is used to craft a plethora of different Wings which are a very important aid in Hardmode.

All of the following Wings can be crafted at a Mythril/Orichalcum Anvil:

Type of WingsIngredientsStatsOther Info
Angel WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Soul Of Light (25)
Feather (10)
Height (Tiles): 53
Max Mph (Horizontal): 32
The first pair of wings you should obtain during Hardmode (alternative to the Demon Wings).
Feathers have a 50% chance to be dropped by Harpies.
Demon WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Soul Of Night (25)
Feather (10)
Height (Tiles): 53
Max Mph (Horizontal): 32
The first pair of wings you should obtain during Hardmode (alternative to the Angel Wings).
Feathers have a 50% chance to be dropped by Harpies.
Fairy WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Pixie Dust (100)
Height (Tiles): 67
Max Mph (Horizontal): 34
Pixie Dust can be obtained by killing pixies that spawn in the Hallow.
Frozen WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Ice Feather
Height (Tiles): 67
Max Mph (Horizontal): 34
Ice Feathers have a 1/3 chance to be dropped by an Ice Golem during a Blizzard.
Harpy WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Giant Harpy Feather
Height (Tiles): 67
Max Mph (Horizontal): 34
Giant Harpy Wings have a 0.5% (1/200) chance of dropping from Harpies.
Bat WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Broken Bat Wing
Height (Tiles): 81
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Broken Bat Wings have a 2.5% chance of dropping from Vampires during the Solar Eclipse event.
Bee WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Tattered Bee Wing
Height (Tiles): 81
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Tattered Bee Wings have a 0.67% chance of dropping from Moss Hornets after defeating at least 1 Mechanical Boss.
Butterfly WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Butterfly Dust
Height (Tiles): 81
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Butterfly Dust has a 50% chance to drop from Moths in the Underground Jungle after defeating at least 1 Mechanical Boss.
Flame WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Fire Feather
Height (Tiles): 81
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
The Fire Feather has a 1.33% (1/75) chance to drop from Red Devils in the Underworld.
HoverboardSoul Of Flight (20)
Shroomite Bar (18)
Height (Tiles): 94
Max Mph (Horizontal): 33
Shroomite Bars can be crafted at an Autohammer. It requires 1 Chlorophyte Bar and 15 Glowing Mushrooms to craft one bar.
Bone WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Bone Feather
Height (Tiles): 94
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Bone Feathers have a 0.22% (1/450) chance to drop from Armored Bones enemies in the Dungeon after Plantera has been defeated.
Spectre WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Spectre Bar (10)
Height (Tiles): 94
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Spectre bars can be crafted at Titanium or Adamantite Forges. It requires 2 Chlorophyte Bars and 1 Ectoplasm (dropped by Dungeon Spirits) to craft two bars.
Beetle WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Beetle Husk (8)
Height (Tiles): 94
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Beetle Husks are dropped by Golem in stacks of 4-8.
Spooky WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Spooky Twig
Height (Tiles): 107
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Spooky Twigs have a 2-20% chance to be dropped by the Mourning Wood enemy during the Pumpkin Moon event.
Tattered Fairy WingsSoul Of Flight (20)
Black Fairy Dust
Height (Tiles): 107
Max Mph (Horizontal): 38
Tattered Wings have a 1-12.5% chance to be dropped by Pumpkings during the Pumpkin Moon event.

Soul of Might

The Soul Of Might is a crafting material that is dropped by The Destroyer in stacks of 25-40. The Destroyer can be summoned by using the Mechanical Worm at night.

It also has a random chance to be summoned every night when the player has not defeated any of the Mechanical Bosses and at least one Demon or Crimson Altar has been destroyed.

The Soul Of Might is mainly used to craft important Pre-Plantera weapons, such as the Megashark and the True Night’s Edge.

Important Recipes:

NameIngredientsCrafting StationOther Info
True Night’s EdgeSoul Of Might (20)
Soul Of Fright (20)
Soul Of Sight (20)
Night’s Edge
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHas the highest base damage of any Pre-Plantera sword.
Light DiscSoul Of Might (5)
Soul Of Light (3)
Hallowed Bar (4)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilPowerful pre-Plantera melee weapon. Can be stacked in stacks of 5.
MegasharkSoul Of Might (20)
Minishark
Shark Fin (5)
Illegal Gun Parts
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilOne of the strongest Pre-Plantera ranged weapons. Fires bullets at a staggeringly fast speed.
DraxSoul Of Might
Soul Of Fright
Soul Of Sight
Hallowed Bar (18)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA drill and an axe combination which can be obtained after defeating all of the Mechanical Bosses. Can mine all blocks. Alternative to the Pickaxe axe.
Pickaxe AxeSoul Of Might
Soul Of Fright
Soul Of Sight
Hallowed Bar (18)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilPickaxe and axe combination which can be obtained after defeating all Mechanical Bosses. Can mine all blocks. Slower but has more range than the Drax.
Avenger EmblemSoul Of Might (5)
Soul Of Fright (5)
Soul Of Sight (5)
Any Emblem
Tinkerer’s WorkshopVery useful accesory even in the late game which buffs the damage of all weapons by 12%.

Soul of Sight

The Soul Of Sight is a crafting material that is dropped by The Twins in stacks of 25-40. The Twins can be summoned by using the Mechanical Eye at night.

It also has a random chance to be summoned every night when the player has not defeated any of the Mechanical Bosses and at least one Demon or Crimson Altar has been destroyed.

The Soul Of Sight is essential for crafting powerful Pre-Plantera Magic and Summoner weapons.

NameIngredientsCrafting StationOther Info
True Night’s EdgeSoul Of Sight(20)
Soul Of Fright (20)
Soul Of Might(20)
Night’s Edge
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHas the highest base damage of any Pre-Plantera sword.
Optic StaffSoul Of Sight (20)
Hallowed Bar (12)
Lens (2)
Black Lens
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA Hardmode Summon weapon that summons miniature twins that attacks enemies.
Magical HarpSoul Of Sight(8)
Soul of Night (15)
Crystal Shard (20)
Harp
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHardmode Magic Weapon that fires small projectiles resembling musical notes. They last for about 4 seconds and can pierce through an infinite amount of enemies in that time.
Rainbow RodSoul Of Sight (15)
Soul Of Light (8)
Crystal Shard (10)
Pixie Dust (10)
Unicord Horn (2)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA Hardmode magic weapon that summons a controllable missile.
DraxSoul Of Sight
Soul Of Fright
Soul Of Might
Hallowed Bar (18)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA drill and an axe combination which can be obtained after defeating all of the Mechanical Bosses. Can mine all blocks. Alternative to the Pickaxe axe.
Pickaxe AxeSoul Of Sight
Soul Of Fright
Soul Of Might
Hallowed Bar (18)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilPickaxe and axe combination which can be obtained after defeating all Mechanical Bosses. Can mine all blocks. Slower but has more range than the Drax.
Avenger EmblemSoul Of Sight (5)
Soul Of Fright (5)
Soul Of Might (5)
Any Emblem
Tinkerer’s WorkshopVery useful accesory even in the late game which buffs the damage of all weapons by 12%.
Fairy BellSoul Of Sight (10)
Soul Of Light (8)
Pixie Dust (25)
Bell
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilSummons a Fairy Pet.
Logic Sensor (Player Above)Soul Of Sight
Iron/Lead Bar
Wire
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA mechanism that activates whenever a player stands on it.

Soul of Fright

The Soul Of Fright is a crafting material that is dropped by Skeleton Prime in stacks of 25-40. Skeleton Prime can be summoned by using the Mechanical Skull at night.

It also has a random chance to be summoned every night when the player has not defeated any of the Mechanical Bosses and at least one Demon or Crimson Altar has been destroyed.

The Soul Of Fright can be used to craft the Naughty Present which summons the Frost Moon Event. It can also be used to craft other Pre-Plantera Weapons.

NameIngredientsCrafting StationOther Info
Naughty PresentSoul Of Fright (5)
Silk (20)
Ectoplasm (5)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilSummons the Frost Moon event when used at Night.
True Night’s EdgeSoul Of Fright (20)
Soul Of Sight (20)
Soul Of Might(20)
Night’s Edge
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilHas the highest base damage of any Pre-Plantera sword.
DraxSoul Of Fright
Soul Of Might
Soul Of Sight
Hallowed Bar (18)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilA drill and an axe combination which can be obtained after defeating all of the Mechanical Bosses. Can mine all blocks. Alternative to the Pickaxe axe.
Pickaxe AxeSoul Of Fright
Soul Of Might
Soul Of Sight
Hallowed Bar (18)
Mythril/Orichalcum AnvilPickaxe and axe combination which can be obtained after defeating all Mechanical Bosses. Can mine all blocks. Slower but has more range than the Drax.
Avenger’s EmblemSoul Of Fright(5)
Soul Of Sight (5)
Soul Of Might (5)
Any Emblem
Tinkerer’s WorkshopVery useful accesory even in the late game which buffs the damage of all weapons by 12%.

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