terraria npc happiness guide

In the recent Terraria update, the developers added a new mechanic – the Happiness of NPCs. If you provide the residents of your cities with comfortable conditions, you can purchase goods at discounts and buy Pylons, which are necessary to create a teleport network.

How to Keep Your NPCs Happy in Terraria?

The following factors affect the indicators of happiness: location in a certain area and neighbors within 25 blocks. In this guide, we have compiled a large list, where we indicated what each inhabitant in the game loves and hates.

Guide

  • Favorite biome: Forest.
  • Hate Biome: Ocean.
  • Favorite neighbors: none.
  • Nice Neighbors: Clothier, Zoologist.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Steampunker.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Painter.

Merchant

  • Favorite biome: Forest.
  • Hateful Biome: Desert.
  • Favorite neighbors: no.
  • Nice Neighbors: Golfer, Nurse.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Tax Collector.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Angler.

Arms Dealer

  • Favorite biome: Desert.
  • Hateful Biome: Snow.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Nurse.
  • Nice Neighbors: Steampunker.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Golfer.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Demolitionist.

Dryad

  • Favorite biome: Jungle.
  • Hateful Biome: Desert.
  • Favorite neighbors: no.
  • Pleasant Neighbors: Witch Doctor, Truffle.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Angler, Zoologist.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Golfer.

Nurse

  • Favorite biome: Hallow.
  • Hate Biome: Snow.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Arms Dealer.
  • Pleasant Neighbors: Wizard.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Dryad, Party Girl.
  • Hated Neighbors: Zoologist.

Demolitionist

  • Favorite biome: Underground.
  • Hate Biome: Ocean.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Tavernkeep.
  • Pleasant Neighbors: Mechanic.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Arms Dealer, Goblin Tinkerer.
  • Hateful Neighbors: No.

Tailor (Clothier)

  • Favorite biome: Underground.
  • Hateful Biome: Hallow.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Truffle.
  • Nice Neighbors: Tax Collector.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Nurse,
  • Hated Neighbors: Mechanic.

Wizard

  • Favorite biome: Hallow.
  • Hate Biome: Ocean.
  • Favorite neighbors: Golfer.
  • Nice Neighbors: Merchant.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Witch Doctor.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Cyborg.

Mechanic

  • Favorite biome: Snow.
  • Hateful Biome: Underground.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Goblin Tinkerer.
  • Pleasant Neighbors: Cyborg.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Arms Dealer.
  • Hateful Neighbors: The Clothier.

Goblin Tinkerer

  • Favorite biome: Underground.
  • Hate Biome: Jungle.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Mechanic.
  • Nice Neighbors: Dye Trader.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: The Clothier.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Stylist.

Santa Claus

  • Favorite biome: Snow.
  • Hateful Biome: Desert.
  • Favorite neighbors: none.
  • Nice neighbors: none.
  • Unpleasant neighbors: none.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Tax Collector.

Painter

  • Favorite biome: Jungle.
  • Hateful Biome: Forest.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Dryad.
  • Nice Neighbors: Party Girl.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Truffle, Cyborg.
  • Hateful Neighbors: No.

Steampunker

  • Favorite biome: Desert.
  • Hate Biome: Jungle.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Cyborg.
  • Nice neighbors: Painter.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Dryad, Wizard, Party Girl.
  • Hateful Neighbors: No.

Pirate

  • Favorite biome: Ocean.
  • Hateful Biome: Underground.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Angler.
  • Nice Neighbors: Tavernkeep.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Stylist.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Guide.

Party Girl

  • Favorite biome: Hallow.
  • Hateful Biome: Underground.
  • Favorite neighbors: Wizard.
  • Nice Neighbors: Stylist.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Merchant.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Tax Collector.

Witch Doctor

  • Favorite biome: Jungle.
  • Hateful Biome: Hallow.
  • Favorite neighbors: none.
  • Pleasant Neighbors: Dryad, Guide.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Nurse.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Truffle.

Cyborg

  • Favorite biome: Snow.
  • Hate Biome: Jungle.
  • Favorite neighbors: no.
  • Nice Neighbors: Steampunker, Pirate, Stylist.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Zoologist.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Wizard.

Truffle

  • Favorite biome: no.
  • Hateful Biome: no.
  • Favorite neighbors: Guide.
  • Pleasant Neighbors: Dryad.

Dye Trader

  • Favorite biome: Desert.
  • Hateful Biome: Forest.
  • Favorite neighbors: no.
  • Nice Neighbors: Arms Dealer, Painter.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Steampunker.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Pirate.

Stylist

  • Favorite biome: Ocean.
  • Hate Biome: Snow.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Dye Trader.
  • Nice Neighbors: Pirate.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Tavernkeep.
  • Hated Neighbors: Goblin Tinkerer.

Fisherman (Angler)

  • Favorite biome: Ocean.
  • Hateful Biome: Desert.
  • Favorite neighbors: none.
  • Nice Neighbors: Demolitionist, Party Girl, Tax Collector.
  • Unpleasant neighbors: none.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Tavernkeep.

Tax Collector

  • Favorite biome: Snow.
  • Hateful Biome: Hallow.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Merchant.
  • Nice Neighbors: Party Girl.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Demolitionist, Mechanic.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Santa Claus.

Tavernkeep

  • Favorite biome: Hallow.
  • Hate Biome: Snow.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Demolitionist.
  • Nice Neighbors: Goblin Tinkerer.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Guide.
  • Hated Neighbors: Dye Trader.

Golfer

  • Favorite biome: Forest.
  • Hateful Biome: Underground.
  • Favorite Neighbors: Angler.
  • Nice Neighbors: Painter, Zoologist.
  • Unpleasant Neighbors: Pirate.
  • Hateful Neighbors: Merchant.

This is everything you should know about keeping NPCs happy in Terraria. By following all the rules, you will be able to teleport between locations and buy the items they sell for cheap. While you are here, make sure to read our list of all hooks in this game.

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