Heart Statues are a functional statue primarily used in boss battle arenas. When wired to a trigger and activated, the statue will spawn one Heart (which gives 20 health). During December 15th through 31st, it will spawn candy canes instead. Each Heart Statue has a cooldown period of ten seconds. It can be found Underground.

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A heart generator setup that allows hearts to spawn every 10 seconds with a 5 second timer.

Setup

The Heart Statue is arguably one of the best health items in the game. To balance this, only three hearts can be spawned at one time in a small area. However, by scattering the statues, more hearts will be allowed to spawn. Sometimes when you use  them too frequently in a period of time, they will stop working.

The Heart Statue is most useful in Boss Arenas, where the player usually remains in a small area. However, one could position heart statues along frequently traveled paths, such as in a Hellevator. One could then stop at these "stations" when low on health.

Notes

  • A maximum of 5 statues can be hooked up to a single power source. If more is added, it won't work optimally.
  • This isn't a good substitute for health potions. It is always a good idea to carry a source of instant health.
  • Due to rarity, it will take a while to gather enough of the statues. It's recommended to explore multiple worlds, as supply is usually limited to a few per world.
  • This setup can also be applied to Star Statues for quick and free Mana regen.
  • The Heart Statue is very efficient with arenas for PvP.
  • Note that since 1.2.1.2, the limit of hearts in one area spawned has been increased significantly. It's unknown if this is an effect of the conversion to Candy Apples or an intentional change.

Update Info

v1.1

  • Added to the game.
Statues
Decorative
Statue tiles angel.png Angel Statue Statue tiles anvil.png Anvil Statue Statue tiles armor.png Armor Statue Statue tiles axe.png Axe Statue
Statue tiles boomerang.png Boomerang Statue Statue tiles boot.png Boot Statue Statue tiles bow.png Bow Statue Statue tiles corrupt.png Corrupt Statue
Statue tiles cross.png Cross Statue Statue tiles eyeball.png Eyeball Statue Statue tiles gargoyle.png Gargoyle Statue Statue tiles gloom.png Gloom Statue
Statue tiles goblin.png Goblin Statue Statue tiles hammer.png Hammer Statue Statue tiles hornet.png Hornet Statue Statue tiles imp.png Imp Statue
Statue tiles mushroom.png Mushroom Statue Statue tiles pickaxe.png Pickaxe Statue Statue tiles pillar.png Pillar Statue Statue tiles pot.png Pot Statue
Statue tiles potion.png Potion Statue Statue tiles reaper.png Reaper Statue Statue tiles shield.png Shield Statue Statue tiles spear.png Spear Statue
Statue tiles sunflower.png Sunflower Statue Statue tiles sword.png Sword Statue Statue tiles tree.png Tree Statue Statue tiles woman.png Woman Statue
Functional
Statue tiles king.png King Statue Statue tiles queen.png Queen Statue
Item-spawning
Statue tiles bomb.png Bomb Statue Statue tiles heart.png Heart Statue Statue tiles star.png Star Statue
Mob-spawning
Statue tiles bat.png Bat Statue Statue tiles bird.png Bird Statue Statue tiles bunny.png Bunny Statue Statue tiles chest.png Chest Statue
Statue tiles crab.png Crab Statue Statue tiles fish.png Fish Statue Statue tiles jellyfish.png Jellyfish Statue Statue tiles piranha.png Piranha Statue
Statue tiles skeleton.png Skeleton Statue Statue tiles slime.png Slime Statue
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