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Lunar Fragments
  • Solar Fragment   Vortex Fragment   Nebula Fragment   Stardust Fragment
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RarityRarity level: 9

Lunar Fragments are Hardmode post-Lunatic Cultist crafting materials dropped by the Celestial Pillars during the Lunar Events. There are four distinct types of fragments, each dropped by, and corresponding to, one of the Celestial Pillars. They are primarily used at the Ancient Manipulator crafting station to craft several powerful late-game items, including armor, weapons, tools, wings, and others.

In addition to being dropped, a single fragment can be crafted by combining one of each of the other three types. For example, if a player were missing a Solar Fragment but had a surplus of all the other types, they could combine a Vortex Fragment, Nebula Fragment, and Stardust Fragment into one Solar Fragment. This is done at the Ancient Manipulator.


Fragment Dropped By
Solar Fragment Solar Fragment Solar Pillar Solar Pillar
Vortex Fragment Vortex Fragment Vortex Pillar Vortex Pillar
Nebula Fragment Nebula Fragment Nebula Pillar Nebula Pillar
Stardust Fragment Stardust Fragment Stardust Pillar Stardust Pillar



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Nebula FragmentNebula FragmentAncient ManipulatorAncient Manipulator
Solar FragmentSolar Fragment
Stardust FragmentStardust Fragment
Vortex FragmentVortex Fragment
total: 4 row(s)

Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Celestial SigilCelestial SigilAncient ManipulatorAncient Manipulator
Lunar HookLunar Hook
Super Healing PotionSuper Healing Potion (4)Placed BottlePlaced Bottle
Alchemy TableAlchemy Table
total: 3 row(s)


  • It is likely that the ability to craft a single type of fragment (Solar, for example) from the other three fragment types (Nebula, Vortex, and Stardust, in this case) was implemented due to the arduous process required to collect each fragment. For example, being a single Solar Fragment away from crafting the full set of armor would otherwise mean that the player had to again fight the Lunatic Cultist and the Solar Pillar. Furthermore, it allows players to craft items that require all four types of fragments, such as the Super Healing Potion, prior to taking on the Moon Lord.
  • The fragments each correspond to a weapon class. Solar Fragments are used for melee weapon users, Nebula Fragments for magic users, Vortex Fragments for rangers, and Stardust Fragments for summoners.
  • Lunar Fragments are not affected by gravity, similar to souls.