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Orange Bloodroot
  • Orange Bloodroot item spriteold Orange Bloodroot item sprite
  • Orange Bloodroot placed
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Placeable✔️ (1 wide × 2 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
TooltipUsed to make Orange Dye
RarityRarity level: 1
Research3 required

The Orange Bloodroot is a dye material that grows from dirt ceilings in the underground and cavern layers. It can be harvested with a pickaxe or drill. Its sole purpose is to make Orange Dye.


Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Orange DyeOrange Dye (2) (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version)Dye VatDye Vat
Orange DyeOrange Dye (Old-gen console version)
total: 2 row(s)


  • Orange Bloodroot can be seen on the map as a red dot. It can be easily mistaken for dripping lava or a Life Crystal.
  • The Orange Bloodroot is extremely rare to find. Even though the places it can spawn are common, its spawn rate is exceptionally low. It is one of the rarest naturally occurring ingredients for a dye.


  • Players might have more success finding Orange Bloodroot in the underground layer than in the caverns, as there is more dirt.
  • Players can use a Spelunker Potion to highlight Orange Bloodroot, making it much easier to locate.
  • Although Orange Bloodroot is available in placed form on the 3DS3DS version version, breaking one never yields an item.
  • In the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version, Orange Bloodroots appear to spawn much less frequently.


  • The name might make it sound like it is only found in the Crimson, however it can be found anywhere underground.