Elemental Essences are Hardmode crafting materials dropped by enemies in certain biomes after all Mechanical bosses has been defeated, ennemies affected by the Essence Trap debuff will be more likely to drop essences. There are five types of essences, each dropped by, and corresponding to, one of the enemies from the biome. They are primarily used at the Essence Distorter crafting station to craft several items, including armor and weapons.
Types[edit | edit source]
|Any enemy in the Ocean biome|
|Any enemy in the Jungle biome|
|Any enemy in the Underground Desert|
|Any enemy in the Snow biome|
|Any enemy in the Underworld|
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The essences each correspond to a weapon class. Tidal Essences are used for Melee weapon users, Icy Essences for Magic weapons users, Fiery Essences for Ranged weapon users, Primeval Essences for Summon weapons users, and Dune Essences for Throwing weapons users.
History[edit | edit source]
- 1.0: Introduced.