Pets are a type of NPC found in Terraria that are strictly for show purposes. They do not hurt other enemies. The following can be found on most platforms:

Minions can hurt enemies and are summoned using Mana.

Mountable Pets can transport players and deal damage:

Light pets give off different levels of light:

And the following can only be found on the old-gen console version and the Mobile Version at this stage:

The following are only available on their own version at this stage:

Unobtainable Pets:

As of now, in the PC version of Terraria, you can have one minion, one passive pet, one mountable pet, and one light giving pet out at the same time (ie. Pygmy, Sapling, Bunny Mount, and Wisp in a bottle).

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