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Magic Droppers
  • Magic Water Dropper.png Magic Lava Dropper.png Magic Honey Dropper.png Magic Sand Dropper.png
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Use time10 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
  • Internal Tile ID: 373 (Water), 374 (Lava),
    375 (Honey), 461 (Sand)

All four placed magic droppers.

Magic Droppers are items used to place "droplets" — dripping liquid effects on ceilings. Once placed, they permanently display an intermittent dripping effect. The effect is purely visual, and has no functional use. Magic Droppers are crafted with an Empty Dropper at Water, Lava, or Honey, with the Crystal Ball nearby.

To apply the effect to a block, click the area just below that block. Droppers do not require any form of ammunition or liquid to use once crafted. Droplets can be removed by mining them with a pickaxe (no item drops when they are removed).

Droplets are also naturally generated in random areas on world generation. They spawn below ceilings that have their corresponding liquid above them, as though that liquid were "leaking through". Natural droplets can be mined just like the player-placed version, and similarly drip indefinitely until removed by a player.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Magic Sand DropperMagic Sand Dropper
Internal Item ID: 3782
Crystal BallCrystal Ball
Magic Honey DropperMagic Honey Dropper
Internal Item ID: 3185
Crystal BallCrystal Ball and HoneyHoney
Magic Lava DropperMagic Lava Dropper
Internal Item ID: 3184
Crystal BallCrystal Ball and LavaLava
Magic Water DropperMagic Water Dropper
Internal Item ID: 3182
Crystal BallCrystal Ball and WaterWater
total: 4 row(s)

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ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Liquid Sensor (Any)Liquid Sensor (Any)Mythril AnvilMythril Anvil
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Liquid Sensor (Honey)Liquid Sensor (Honey)
Liquid Sensor (Lava)Liquid Sensor (Lava)
Liquid Sensor (Water)Liquid Sensor (Water)
total: 4 row(s)


"Dripping Lava" tooltip on the map.

  • Lava droplets do not damage players.
  • On the minimap, blue, orange, and red blocks correspond with the liquids they represent. Hovering the cursor over these blocks while the map is in full-screen view will display tooltips that read, "Dripping Water", "Dripping Honey", and "Dripping Lava", respectively.
    • Naturally spawned and player placed droplets show up on the map.
  • Droplets fall at random speeds.
  • Only lava droplets emit light.
  • Block-swapping a droplet block will allow it to continue dropping its liquid, including natural droplet blocks.