The Pirate is an NPC that will show up after the Pirate Invasion has been defeated and when there is open, valid housing.
Pirate NPC - Terraria 1

Pirate NPC - Terraria 1.2 Guide New NPC!


Uses a Cannon against nearby enemies.



The Bunny Cannon can be purchased during the day.

Item Price Special Conditions
Cannon 25 GoldCoin Small None
Bunny Cannon 50 GoldCoin Small Party Girl present & mechanical boss defeated.
Cannonball 15 SilverCoin Small None
Pirate Hat 5 GoldCoin Small None
Pirate Shirt 5 GoldCoin Small None
Pirate Pants 5 GoldCoin Small None
Parrot Cracker 3 PlatinumCoin Small  75 GoldCoin Small Pirate must be living in the Ocean Biome
Sail 50 CopperCoin SmallNone
Pirate's Names
  • Black Beard
  • Captain Bullywort
  • Captain Morgan
  • Captain Stoney Dirt
  • David
  • Gunpowder Garry
  • Jack
  • Jake (Possibly a reference to the Disney Junior show, Jake and the Neverland Pirates.)
  • James T. Beard
  • Red Beard
  • Wet Beard

Pirate's Quotes
  • "Yarr Blarr Harrdarr"
  • "(Player's name), Ye be one o' the finest lookin' lassies this here captain's seen in many a fortnight!" (only if the character is female)
  • "Yo ho ho and a bottle of... blinkroots!"
  • "Stay off me booty, ya scallywag!"
  • "YAR! Funny ye should be mentionin' parrots b' t'were we talkin' 'bout?"
  • "I'm no landlubber, but it's better to have lubbed and lost than never to have lubbed at all."
  • "What in blazes are ye talkin' 'bout? Moby Dick is mine!"


  • The name "Captain Morgan" may be a reference to the famous pirate captain that the pirate shares his name with or to the popular rum of the same name.
  • The name Black Beard is a reference to the most feared pirate with the same name.
  • The name James T. Beard may be a reference to the Star Trek character, James T. Kirk.
  • The name Jake may be a reference to the children's T.V. show "Jake and the Neverland Pirates."
  • The name Jack may be a reference to Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Caribbean."
  • The quote "Yo ho ho and a bottle of... blinkroots!" is a reference to the popular pirate quote, "Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum."
  • The quote "I'm no landlubber, but it's better to have lubbed and lost than never to have lubbed at all" is a reference to the phrase "It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all"
  • The quote "What the blazes are you talkin' 'bout? Moby Dick is mine!" is a reference to the story of "Moby Dick".
  • His quote "Yo ho ho and a bottle of... blinkroots!" is pretty similar to Santa's quote "Ho ho ho and a bottle of... Egg nog!"
  • The name Stoney Dirt may be a reference to the underground layer, which looks like dirt with lots of stones.
  • The NPC has the same texture as the Pirate Captain.

Update Info



  • Added to the game.
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