The Mining Helmet is one of the many armor-type items in Terraria that serves an alternate purpose than providing good protection. In our case, Mining Helmet is used as a light source and it is obtainable in the early game. In the wake of that, many new Terraria players look for the Mining Helmet.

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Keeping that in mind, we have prepared a brief guide on where to get mining helmets in Terraria and how you can use them. So, without any further ado, let us move forward to the main guide.

Where to Get Mining Helmets in Terraria

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There are a few different ways to get the Mining Helmet in Terraria. The first and easy option is to go to your merchant and pay four gold pieces to get the mining helmet. The second option is by farming undead miners.

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In Terraria, players can find undead miner monsters underground in the stone layer. They anytime, so there is no restriction on that front. However, the drop rate for the mining helmet from the undead miners is 3.33%. So you have to either be lucky or kill a bunch of undead miners. The choice is yours.

How to Use Mining Helmets in Terraria

Now that you are aware of how to get mining helmets in Terraria. The next question is how to use it?.

To use the Mining Helmet in Terraria, players have to equip it in the helmet slot. Then only you will be able to use it as a light source. If you equip it in the social slot, you will not be able to use the light source.

That’s all you need to know about how to get and use mining helmets in Terraria. While you are here, make sure to read our guide on how to farm mana crystals in this game.

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