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Dangersense Potion
  • Dangersense Potion item spriteold Dangersense Potion item sprite
Stack digit 3.pngStack digit 0.png
Use time17 (Very fast)
TooltipAllows you to see nearby danger sources
RarityRarity level: 1
Research20 required
Grants Buff
Buff tooltipYou can see nearby hazards
Duration10 minutes

The Dangersense Potion is a buff potion that grants the Dangersense buff when consumed. The buff reveals hazardous blocks and objects (can potentially harm or impede the player) by highlighting them in red, even in complete darkness. This lasts for 10 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), or by double-tapping the buff icon (Mobile version).

List of hazards[]



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Dangersense PotionDangersense PotionPlaced BottlePlaced Bottle
Alchemy TableAlchemy Table
total: 1 row(s)


  • Cobwebs will be marked with red sparkle particles instead of being highlighted like other hazards.


  • The ability to locate Cobwebs makes finding Spider Caves much easier.
  • In addition to Spider Caves, Dangersense Potions can also be used to find caverns by following patches of cobweb.
  • The ability to see traps, including pressure plates, makes traversing the Dungeon and Jungle Temple much easier.
  • Dangersense Potions make it much easier to also collect traps for your own purposes, such as Jungle Temple traps, or Geyser in caverns.
  • When using a boss arena with traps such as boulders, this potion can be useful for dodging them while still being able to concentrate on the fight.


  • The Dangersense Potion is named TrapsightPotion internally.

See also[]


  • Console 1.07: Introduced with sprite matching Desktop


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Only if the player does not have the Obsidian Skin buff, or is not wearing the Obsidian Skull or any of the combined accessories that use it as an ingredient.
  2. Only if the player is not wearing Ice Skates or any of the combined accessories that use them as an ingredient.