Terraria: How to Trigger the Pumpkin Moon

The Pumpkin Moon is one of the many events in Terraria which players can trigger in the game by using certain item or by performing certain actions. Similar to other events, players can trigger the Pumpkin Moon event to farm a variety of enemies to get good drops.

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In this article, we will tell you exactly how you can trigger the pumpkin moon event in Terraria.

How to Trigger the Pumpkin Moon in Terraria

In Terraria, players can trigger the Pumpkin Moon event with the help of the Pumpkin Moon Medallion. All players have to do is to use the Pumpkin Moon Medallion during the night and it will trigger the Halloween-themed Pumpkin Moon event, which stays active till dawn i.e 4:30 AM.

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Oh, did we mention the Pumpkin Moon event is a Hardmode event that you can trigger post Planetera boss fight?. Well, now you know. Make sure you have defeated the Planetera boss at least once. You cannot trigger the event before the Planetera boss fight because you won’t be able to get the Pumpkin Moon Medallion.

How to Get the Pumpkin Moon Medallion

You can get the Pumpkin Moon Medallion via crafting. All you need is three materials and a Mythril or Orichalcum Anvil. The required materials are mentioned below.

  • Pumpkin X 30
    • It grows on grass on the surface.
  • Ectoplasm X 5
    • Dropped by Dungeon Spirits.
  • Hallowed Bar X 10
    • Dropped by the three mechanical bosses.
      • The Twins
      • The Destroyer
      • Skeletron Prime

That’s all you need to craft a Pumpkin Moon Medallion. Once you have the item, just use it during night and you can trigger the Pumpkin Moon event.

That’s all for now. While you are here, read our guide on every Grappling Hook in this game.

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

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