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Archery Potion
  • Archery Potion item spriteold Archery Potion item sprite
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Use time17 (Very fast)
Tooltip20% increased arrow speed and damage
RarityRarity level: 1
Research20 required
Grants Buff
Buff tooltip20% increased arrow damage and speed
Duration8 minutes
4 minutes

The Archery Potion is a buff potion which grants the Archery buff when consumed. The buff increases both damage and velocity of arrow-firing weapons by 20%. This lasts for 8 minutes / 4 minutes, but can be canceled at any time by right-clicking the icon (Desktop versiontModLoader version), by selecting the icon and canceling it in the equipment menu (Console versionOld-gen console versionNintendo Switch), by double-tapping the buff icon (Mobile version), or by canceling the buff from the buffs screen (Nintendo 3DS version).



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Archery PotionArchery PotionPlaced BottlePlaced Bottle
Alchemy TableAlchemy Table
total: 1 row(s)


  • Unlike other items, it directly adds 20% of the overall damage of bows and repeaters; in other words, it multiplies with other damage boosts (including the damage boost from Shroomite Headgear and Magic Quiver).
  • Despite the tooltip saying it increases only the arrow's damage, it increases the combined damage of the bow or repeater and the ammo.[1]
  • On Desktop version Desktop, Console version Console, Mobile version Mobile, and Nintendo Switch version Switch, it also affects the Stake Launcher.


  • Desktop
    • Duration increased from 4 to 8 minutes.
    • Now also affects the Stake Launcher.
  • Desktop 1.2.3: One can now see the Archery buff's damage bonus in the item tooltips when it is up.
  • Desktop 1.0.6: Now boosts arrow speed and damage by 20% instead of 15%.


  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, method PickAmmo() in Terraria.Player.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is