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Tall Gate
  • Tall Gate item sprite
  • Tall Gate placed
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Placeable✔️ (1 wide × 5 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Research1 required

Opening and closing a Tall Gate

Tall Gates are furniture items. They are essentially tall, sliding doors that can be opened and closed by using Open / Activate.

Tall Gates differ from traditional Doors in the following ways:

  • The Tall Gate's opening is 5 tiles in height, which is large enough to allow players on Mounts to pass through without dismounting (unlike Doors, which are only 3 tiles tall).
  • Unlike Doors, Tall Gates do not occupy additional space when opened; hence blocks or furniture placed on either side will not prevent them from opening.
  • Tall Gates come in only one variety (unlike Doors, which have a different version available for each furniture theme).



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Tall GateTall GateHeavy Work BenchHeavy Work Bench
total: 1 row(s)


  • Tall Gates can still be opened by NPCs, and can be forced open by enemies during events like a Blood Moon. Tall Gates require 5 hits from an enemy in order to be forced open.


  • Despite the item inventory sprite showing it from the front, like Doors, the Tall Gate is never actually displayed this way when placed, as it does not open to the side when in use.
  • As an Iron/Lead Bar contains 3 Ores, this item is made from a 1:1 ratio of Wood to Ore.

See Also[]

Doors and Trapdoor, two other items with similar functions to the Tall Gate.