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Water Walking Boots
  • Water Walking Boots item spriteold Water Walking Boots item sprite
  • Water Walking Boots equipped
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TooltipProvides the ability to walk on water & honey
RarityRarity level: 4
Research1 required
Obtained from Obtained from
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Ocean CrateOcean CrateOcean Crate19*9/100 (9%)
Seaside CrateSeaside CrateSeaside Crate19*9/100 (9%)
Water ChestWater ChestWater Chest19*9/100 (9%)
6.67*1/15 (6.67%)

Water Walking Boots found in the cavern layer.

Water Walking Boots are an accessory that allows a player to walk on water and honey. The player moves across both liquids at normal speed without sinking. They are found in Water Chests, though they are much rarer compared to other Water Chest items. They do not allow walking on lava (although the upgraded Lava Waders will do so). When the player is on a liquid, they may press down to fall through the liquid, similar to a platform. On the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, Mobile version Mobile version, and Nintendo Switch version Nintendo Switch version, there is a 9.09*1/11 (9.09%) chance to find Water Walking Boots in Ocean and Seaside Crates.


Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Lava WadersLava WadersTinkerer's WorkshopTinkerer's Workshop
Lava WadersLava Waders (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionNintendo Switch version)
Obsidian Water Walking BootsObsidian Water Walking Boots
total: 3 row(s)


  • Walking on a liquid requires a stable surface, indicated by the bright line on the surface. Moving liquid cannot be walked on and will be fallen through normally.
  • Landing on the surface of water or honey with these equipped will not cause fall damage.
  • All Water Walking Boots (including Obsidian Water Walking Boots, Lava Waders, Hellfire Treads and Terraspark Boots) can walk on Honey.
  • If the player grapples something below them while they are standing on water, they will be pulled in.
  • Riding a land mount while having the Water Walking Boots or any of its upgrades equipped will transfer its abilities to the mount (e.g. the Blessed Apple mount will walk on water, while the Shrimpy Truffle mount will not).
  • Using an Obsidian Skin Potion while having the Water Walking Boots equipped allows walking on lava.


  • Desktop
    • Drop rate in Water Chests increased from 6.67*1/15 (6.67%) to 10*1/10 (10%).
    • Can now be used to directly craft the Lava Waders.