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Scaly Truffle
  • Scaly Truffle item spriteold Scaly Truffle item sprite
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Statistics
Type
Use time20 (Very fast)
TooltipSummons a rideable Pigron mount
RarityRarity level: 8
Sell5
Research1 required
Grants Buff
BuffPigron MountPigron Mount
Buff tooltipNow you see me....
Summons Mount
Pigron Mount
Pigron Mount
Not to be confused with Shrimpy Truffle.

The Scaly Truffle is a Hardmode mount-summoning item. When used, it summons a Pigron Mount that allows the player to fly for a limited time, and run faster on land. It is obtained by fishing in the cavern layer of an Ice biome overlapping a Hallow, Corruption, or Crimson biome in Hardmode.

Highlighted area is where fishing can yield a Scaly Truffle (Snow+Cavern+Crimson).

Notes[]

  • The Pigron Mount's maximum flight time is 2.67 seconds, comparable to the Bee/Butterfly/Flame or Frozen/Flame/Spectre/Beetle/Leaf Wings.
  • There is no movement bonus in liquids.
  • The top running speed of a Pigron Mount is 46 mph, reached after 1.875 seconds.[1]

Achievements[]

Achievement The Cavalry.png
The Cavalry • Equip a mount.
Equip your first Mount.

Trivia[]

A player riding a Pigron Mount.

Yawn animation of the Pigron Mount.

  • Although the Pigron enemy can appear in different colors, the Pigron Mount's color is pink.
    • The Pigron Mount can be dyed in the mount equipment slot to fit a player's preference, and the biome-specific colors of the Pigron enemy can be recreated with Purple Dye for Corruption, and Red Dye for Crimson.
  • When standing still on it for between 15 and 25 seconds, it will eventually yawn.
  • The Pigron Mount buff tooltip, "Now you see me....", is a reference to how Pigrons can turn nearly invisible. It is also a reference to the widely used phrase "Now you see me... now you don't."
  • It would seem that Pigron and Fishrons share a love of truffles, as the mount-summon items and boss-summon items of both species are closely related to truffles. The reason for this is most likely because of dosmestic pigs, or truffle hogs often being used to harvest truffles.

History[]

References[]

  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop 1.4.0.5 source code, method Initialize() in Terraria.Mount.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is 1.4.2.3.

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