Bosses represent some of N Terraria's largest challenges as they possess stats and abilities elevated much beyond the normal fare. Many of them come fresh from vanilla Terraria with their old behaviors, but with boosted stats to stay challenging against leveled characters and classes.
|Boss Name||Spawning requirement|
|Eye of Cthulhu||Summoned by using Suspicious Looking Eye at night. If not defeated before dawn, it will despawn.|
|Brain of Cthulhu||Can be summoned in the Crimson using a Bloody Spine, or by destroying three Crimson Hearts. Unlike the Eater of Worlds it does not despawn when leaving the crimson.|
|Eater of Worlds||Summoned using Worm Food in the Corruption or by destroying three Shadow Orbs. It despawns outside the Corruption.|
|Skeletron||Summoned by talking to the Old man at night, at the dungeon or by killing Clothier while having a Clothier Doll equipped, at night. If not killed by dawn it acts like the Dungeon Guardian, one shotting all players.|
|Dungeon Guardian||Summoned by entering the dungeon below 0 depth before killing Skeletron. It one-hits the player unless the player has the maximum defense possible. It also only takes 1 damage from hits(2 from critical hits)|
|King Slime (Mini boss)||Summoned using Slime Crown, or 1/3 chance to spawn near edge of your world.|
|Queen Bee||She is summoned when breaking a Larva in a Bee Hive in the underground jungle biome, or by using Abeemination in the Jungle.|
|Wall of Flesh||Summoned by throwing a Guide Voodoo Doll into lava in the Underworld while the Guide is alive.|
|Boss Name||Spawning requirment|
|Wyvern (Miniboss)||Spawns normally at Floating Island altitudes.|
|Vengefull Eye of Cthulhu||Summoned with a Suspicious Looking Eye in the Reverse Realm.|
|Zone Eater||Summoned during Hardmode by using Worm Food while in the Reverse Realm.|
|Destroyer||Summoned during Hardmode using Mechanical Worm at night.|
|The Twins||Summoned during Hardmode by using Mechanical Eye at night.|
|Skeletron Prime||Summoned during Hardmode by using Mechanical Skull at night. Like Skeletron he acts like the Dungeon Guardian during the day(AKA Dungeon Guardian Prime)|
|Plantera||Summoned during Hardmode by destroying a Plantera's Bulb in the underground jungle after destroying all three Mechanical bosses.|
|Golem||Summoned using a Lihzahrd Power Cell and Lihzahrd Altar in Lihzahrd Temple.|
|Duke Fishron||Summoned by fishing in an ocean using Truffle Worm as bait|
Changes to Normal Boss Spawning
With the advent of hardmode attempting to summon normal bosses will lead to the following spawning in their place.
- A much larger, faster, and stronger version of the Eater of Worlds. Vicious if split into many seperate pieces.
- Can grab and throw characters for massive damage.
- It grabs and leech the monsters health
- Multiple Stage Boss
- Releases boulder during its second form and while chasing.
- Fires Cursed Flames in 8 directions when rushing in its first form.
- Pink instead of blue
- Spawns Illuminant Slimes instead of Blue Slimes
- More HP than King Slime
- Instead of a digested ninja, has a giant axe
Super Bosses (NTerraria 3 or lower)
Randomly spawned, the super bosses take on the form of boosted regular mobs featuring 10-30x normal health and 2-3x larger than their source stock. Virtually any monster can be spawned as a Super Boss and their arrival is announced in text. Free mode with mobifiers simulates this.