Life Fruit is a special plant in Terraria that permanently raises players max HP by 5. Obtaining the Life Fruit is a daunting task and requires a lot of work, and even if you obtain a life fruit, to use it, you have to have a certain amount of HP. To help you all out. In this article, we will talk about how to get and use Life Fruit in Terraria.

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How to Get Life Fruit in Terraria

To get Life Fruit in Terraria, players have to defeat one of the three mechanical bosses, namely The Destroyer, The Twins, or Skeletron Prime. Once players do that, Life Fruits start growing in the Underground area on Jungle Grass. Here is a simple task flow that shows which task you have to complete first to get the life fruit.

Get to Underground area –> Summon and Defeat a Mechanical Boss –> Search for Life Fruit near Jungle Grass in The Underground area.

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Summoning any of the three mechanical bosses requires special summon items. To help you out, we have mentioned the required items and how you can craft them in the most simplest way.

  • The Destroyer – Players can summon him using a Mechanical Worm at night between 7:30 PM to 4:30 AM.
    • Mechanical Worm is crafted using the following ingredients and Mythril or Orichalcum Anvil crafting station –
      • Rotten Chunk X 6
      • Any Iron Bar X 5
      • Soul of Light X 6
  • Skeletron Prime – Players can summon him using a Mechanical Skull at night between 7:30 PM to 4:30 AM.
    • Mechanical Skull is crafted using the following ingredients and Mythril or Orichalcum Anvil crafting station –
      • Bone X 30
      • Any Iron Bar X 5
      • Soul of Light X 3
      • Soul of Night X 3
  • The Twins – Players can summon him using a Mechanical Eye at night between 7:30 PM to 4:30 AM.
    • Mechanical Eye is crafted using the following ingredients and Mythril or Orichalcum Anvil crafting station –
      • Lens X 3
      • Any Iron Bar X 5
      • Soul of Light X 6

While searching for life fruit, try using Spelunker buff or Spelunker Glowsticks. It will highlight the life fruit on your map with a yellow glimmer.

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That all, if you have followed the guide till now, you may have got your hands on a Life Fruit.

How to Use Life Fruit in Terraria

You can use the Life Fruit as you use other consumable items. However, life fruit does have a constraint before players can use it. A player must have 400 HP, which is the max amount of heart crystal health. Only then he/she will be able to use the life fruit.

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