You can make a watch in terraria to see the time in your world. Also, it will help you to craft some items using it. So this article is about how to make a watch in terraria and how are you going to use it. So basically there are six types of watches available to craft in terraria. They are copper watch, gold watch, platinum watch, silver watch, tin watch, and tungsten watch.
But you can craft only 3 watches according to your world. That means if your world has copper ore, it is similar to tin ore in another world (copper=tin, but you only have one of them in your world). Also, this is the same for gold and platinum (gold=platinum, sliver, and tungsten (silver=tungsten).
Copper and tin watch in terraria
The copper and tin watches in terraria will show you the time to the nearest hour.
You will able to see the time at the top right corner below your mini-map on the screen. To craft a copper or watch you will need 10 bars of one of these ores in your world and you will need a chain.
When you have the ingredients you can craft you watch at a table and chair. If you are trying to craft it at a workbench and a chair it won’t work.
To make a table and a chair go near to workbench at least you have 12 wood (4 wood for a chair and 8 wood for a table) and go to the crafting menu by pressing Esc. Then craft a table and a chair and place them on the floor.
You can easily craft 10 chains using any 1 iron bar (iron or lead) at an anvil. But you will only need 1 chain to craft a watch. When you have 10 copper or tin bars and 1 chain go to table and chair and open the crafting menu. Now you will able to craft a copper watch
What you can craft using copper or tin watch in terraria
You can craft a 5-second timer using a copper or tin watch with a wire at an iron or a lead anvil. You can buy wires from the mechanic NPC.
Silver and tungsten watch in terraria
Silver and tungsten watch will show you the time to the nearest half-hour in your world. It means if your in-game world time is 4:25:31, the watch will show you the time as 4:30 and then 5:00 o’ clock.
To craft a silver or tungsten watch in terraria you will need 10 tungsten or silver bars and 1 chain. You can craft your watch at a table and a chair.
What can you craft using a silver or tungsten watch?
You can craft a 10-second timer using a silver or tungsten watch with a wire at an anvil.
Platinum and gold watch
Platinum and gold watch will show you the time to the nearest second in your world.
You need 10 platinum or gold bars and a chain to craft it at a table and chair.
What you can craft using gold or platinum watch
You can craft two things using a gold or platinum watch. The first thing is a 1-second timer. To craft it you will need a 1 wire and a gold or platinum watch. You can craft it at an anvil.
The next thing that you can craft is GPS. To craft a GPS, you need a gold or platinum watch, a depth meter, and a compass. You can craft it at a tinkerer’s workshop. You can buy it from the goblin tinkerer NPC.
What are the reasons if you can’t craft a watch?
The first thing is you need to make sure you have the all items to craft a watch. If you have every material, make sure you are trying to crafting your watch at a table and a chair not only a table or chair.
Also, you need to make sure you are not using a workbench as a table. A table is different from a workbench. You can craft a table using 8 wood at a workbench.
Another reason you can’t craft a watch in terraria is, when any NPC character is sitting on your crafting place, that means your chair. You can’t craft a watch while your NPC character is sitting on it.