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How To Get Fossil Armor in Terraria

How To Get Fossil Armor in Terraria

The Fossil Armor is one of the pre-Hardmode armors in Terraria best suited for builds that focuses on ranged attacks. The armor increases the critical strike chance and the chance not to consume ammo, making it a great choice when using projectile-based weapons. This guide will share details on how to get Fossil Armor in Terraria. 

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How To Get Fossil Armor in Terraria

You can get Fossil Armor in Terraria via crafting. To make the complete set, you must craft Fossil Helmet, Fossil Plate, and Fossil Greaves using Sturdy Fossil, a rare crafting material you can get by putting Desert Fossils in the Extractinator. 

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Here are the different pieces of the Fossil Armor with the amount of Sturdy Fossil required to craft them:

  • Fossil Helmet: You can craft Fossil Helmet using 20 Sturdy Fossils at any Iron or Lead Anvil.
  • Fossil Plate: You can craft Fossil Plate using 25 Sturdy Fossils at any Iron or Lead Anvil.
  • Fossil Greaves: You can craft Fossil Greaves using 20 Sturdy Fossils at any Iron or Lead Anvil.

So to craft the full set of Fossil Armor in Terrariayou need 65 Sturdy Fossil and an Iron or Lead Anvil. As mentioned earlier, you can use the Desert Fossils and Extractinator to make the Sturdy Fossils. As for Desert Fossils, you can obtain them from the Underground Desert biome via crafting. 

Now, for the Extractinator, you must obtain it by breaking Wooden Crates or opening Gold, Frozen, and other chests in the Underground and Cavern layers. Moreover, the Underground Cabins in the Underground Desert biome also spawn the Extractinator, though it depends on RNG. 

That is it. That concludes our guide on how to make Fossil Armor in Terraria. 

Terraria is an action-adventure sandbox game currently available on PS4, Xbox, Android, PC, iOS, and Nintendo Switch platforms.

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