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Lihzahrd Altar
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Placeable✔️ (3 wide × 2 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Research1 required
This article is about the altar in the Jungle Temple. For Corruption and Crimson altars, see Altar.

The Lihzahrd Altar is found naturally placed in the final chamber of the Jungle Temple, and is used with a Lihzahrd Power Cell to summon the Golem boss. Each summoning consumes one Power Cell from the player's inventory.

Like Lihzahrd Bricks, the Altar can only be removed with a Picksaw, Laser Drill, or a Luminite Pickaxe. Once picked up, the Altar can be placed anywhere and used to summon the Golem in any area, as long as Plantera has been defeated in the current world.


  • Using the Altar with a Lihzahrd Power Cell in your inventory will automatically consume it. The Power Cell does not need to be held in order to click the Altar.
  • After Plantera has been defeated, the Lihzahrd Bricks under the Altar can be disabled with Actuators, allowing players to move the Altar before defeating Golem or obtaining the Picksaw.
  • The Altar may also spawn on top of Wooden Spikes, which can be mined before acquiring the Picksaw, making it possible for the Altar to be moved early. Players should exercise caution to avoid accidentally activating the Altar while mining, e.g. by pressing the wrong button.


  • The symbol that floats above the Lihzahrd Altar strongly resembles the Chakana.


  • Desktop Fixed an issue where you could use actuators to break a Lihzahrd Altar early.
  • Desktop 1.2.3:
    • The Golem can no longer be summoned from the Altar until Plantera is defeated.
    • The game will now verify there is a Lihzahrd Altar at the end of world generation. This should hopefully fix the bug with there sometimes being none.
  • Desktop No longer can be mined by using the hammer on the blocks beneath it.