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Terraria Bosses 1.4 Ultimate Guide with Loadouts

This article is about terraria bosses. In this article I’m going to talk about the terraria boss order, how to summon them, tips to beat terraria bosses and more. When you are playing terraria sometimes you will get confused about what to do next because you don’t know which boss you must face next.

So this article will be very helpful for you to get the idea about the terraria boss order.

Table of Contents

How many bosses are in terraria?

There are about 17 bosses in terraria. 7 of them belong to pre-hardmode and 10 bosses belong to hardmode.

Terraria 1.4 Boss Order

Pre-Hardmode

  1. King Slime
  2. Eye of Cthulhu
  3. Eater of the Worlds
  4. Brain of Cthulhu
  5. Queen Bee
  6. Skeletron
  7. Wall of Flesh

Hardmode

  1. Queen Slime
  2. The Twins
  3. Destroyer
  4. Skeletron Prime
  5. Plantera
  6. Golem
  7. Duke Fishron
  8. Empress of Light
  9. Lunatic Cultist
  10. Moon Lord

Now I’m going to tell you the strategies I use to beat all these bosses and how to summon all these terraria bosses.

King Slime

terraria bosses king slime

This is the first boss fight you should take in terraria. King Slime is not a very hard boss to fight because he is the first boss. But If you don’t know the correct strategy to beat it, you will get killed easily. So let’s talk about which weapons should you use in this fight.

You can use this method to beat king slime in normal, expert, and master mode in terraria.

How to summon terraria king slime?

To summon terraria king slime you can use a slime crown. You can make a slime crown with 20 gel and 1 golden/platinum crown at a crimson or corruption altar. Sometimes king slime will spawn during the slime raining event.

Loadouts to beat terraria king slime

Weapons

Starfury, Enchanted sword, Grenades, Tungsten bow (jesters arrows)

My favorite weapons are grenades and bow+arrow to beat king slime.

Related:
The easiest way to find terraria starfury (world seed)
The easiest way to find terraria enchanted sword (world seed)

Armor

Silver/Tungsten armor

Accessories

Boots (harmes, flurry, sailfish or dunerider boots), Grappling hook, Lucky horseshoe, Fledging wings (optional), Cloud in a bottle, Shackle (optional)

Boots, grappling hook, and cloud in a bottle accessories are a must for this boss fight. I suggest you use a lucky horseshoe to avoid fall damage.

Potions

Regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Swiftness potion

Arena

The arena for this boss fight is a normal boss fight arena that you can build by using wooden platforms. Make sure to use campfires to increase your life regeneration.

Eye of Cthulhu

terraria bosses eye of cthulhu

Eye of Cthulhu is the second boss on the list. The eye of Cthulhu is can only summon at night time. Fighting with a boss at night is dangerous than a having fight in the daytime because more enemies like zombies will appear at night.  

This might be the first boss that you have to face at night time because you can summon the king slime even at day time.

Now let’s talk about which weapons should you use to fight with the Eye of Cthulhu. You can use these weapons to beat the eye of Cthulhu even in expert and master mods.

Loadouts to beat eye of Cthulhu

Weapons

Minishark/Flintlock pistol (Any bullets), Grenades, Bow(Jesters arrows)

Armor

Tungsten/Silver armor

Accessories

Boots (harmes, flurry, sailfish or dunerider boots), Band of regeneration, grappling hook, Lucky horseshoe, Fledging wings (optional), Cloud in a bottle, Shackle (optional)

Potions

Regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion

Arena

You can use the normal wooden platform for this boss fight.

Eater of the worlds

terraria bosses eater of the worlds

You can summon the eater of the worlds only in the corruption biome. So if you have a corruption biome as the evil biome of your world you should pick your next fight with the eater of the worlds. You must beat the brain of Cthulhu to spawn meteorites in your world

How to summon eater of the worlds?

You can summon eater of the worlds using worm food or breaking 3 shadow orbs in the corruption biome (use bombs)

 You can craft worm food with 30 vile power and 15 rotten chunks at demon altar (corruption)

Loadouts to beat eater of the worlds

Weapons

Grenades, Bow + jesters arrows, Vile thron, Water bolt, Mace, Ball of hurt, Flinx staff

I recommend you to use grenades in normal mode. Flinx staff will be more helpful in expert and master modes.

Armor

Sliver/tungsten armor (at least)

Accessories

Lightning boots, Band of regeneration, Grappling hook, Fledging wings, Cloud in a bottle, Shackle (optional)

Potions

Regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion

Arena

You must make your area in the corruption biome for eater of the worlds boss fight.

Brain of Cthulhu

terraria bosses brain of cthulhu

If your world is crimson, you must beat the brain of Cthulhu after beating the eye of chathulu. You can only summon this boss in the crimson biome. You must beat the brain of Cthulhu to spawn meteorites in your world

How to summon the Brain of Cthulhu

You can summon the brain of Cthulhu using a bloody spine or breaking 3 crimson hearts. You can craft a bloody spine using 30 vicious power and 15 vertebrae at a crimson altar.

Loadouts to beat brain of Cthulhu

Weapons

Grenades, Bow (jesters arrows), Vile thron, Water bolt, Mace, Ball of hurt, Flinx staff

I recommend you to use grenades in normal mode. Flinx staff will be more helpful in expert and master modes.

Armor

Sliver/tungsten armor (at least)

Accessories

Lightning boots, Band of regeneration, Grappling hook, Fledging wings, Cloud in a bottle, Shackle (optional)

Potions

Regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion

Arena

You must make your area in the crimson biome for the brain of the Cthulhu boss fight.

Queen bee

terraria bosses queen bee

You can summon the queen in the jungle biome. Also If you use your magic mirror to teleport to your base queen bee won’t disappear, it will follow you wherever you go until you die.

How to summon the queen bee

You can summon the queen bee using an abeemination or by breaking a larva in a beehive. You can craft abeemination using 5 honey blocks, 1 stinger, 5 hives, and 1 bottled honey anywhere (without any crafting station).

Loadouts to beat queen bee

Weapons

Minishark/ Quad barrel shotgun (tungsten/silver bullets), Tungsten Bow/tendon bow (jesters arrows/flaming arrows), Flinx staff

Armor

Shadow/crimtane armor

Accessories

Shield of Cthulhu (expert mode), Lightning boots, Band of regeneration, Grappling hook, Fledging wings, Cloud in a bottle

Potions/buffs

Regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Build an arena using wooden platforms in the underground jungle biome. Use heart lanterns, honey, and campfires to regenerate your health fast.

Skeletron

terraria bosses skeletron

The next terraria boss on the list after beating queen bee is skeletron. Skeletorn is another pre-hardmode boss that only can be summoned during the night. This boss has 2 floating skeleton arms and 1 floating skeleton head. You can’t enter the dungeon until you beat the skeletorn.

How to summon skeletron

You can summon skeletron at night by asking the old man at the dungeon to summon his master.

Weapons

Minishark

Armor

Crimtane/shadow armor

Accessories

Shield of Cthulhu (expert mode), Lightning boots, Band of regeneration, Grappling hook, Fledging wings, Cloud in a bottle

Potions/Buffs

Regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Build a longer arena using wooden platforms near the dungeon entrance. Make sure to place items that increase your life regeneration such as campfires and heart lanterns.

Wall of flesh

terraria bosses wall of flesh

Wall of flesh is a special boss fight because the wall of the flesh is the final boss that you have to beat in pre-hardmode. You will enter to hardmode as soon as you beat the wall of flesh.

How to summon fall of flesh

You can summon wall of flesh by putting a voodoo doll into the lava at the underworld.

Loadouts to beat wall flesh

Weapons

Starcanon, Flamelash, Hellwing Bow, Phoenix Blaster, Beenades, Imp staff

Armor

Molten armor

Accessories

Obsidian shied, Shield of Cthulhu (expert mode), Lightning boots, Band of regeneration, Grappling hook, Fledging wings, Cloud in a bottle

Potions

Regeneration Potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Make a long bridge using ash blocks in the underworld for this boss fight

Queen Slime

terraria bosses queen slime

Queen Slime is a new boss to terraria 1.4. This is the first boss fight you are going to have in hardmode. Also, I see this boss as the stronger version of king slime and this is an optional boss fight before mechanical bosses. But I recommend you don’t miss this.

How to summon queen slime?

You can summon terraria queen slime using a gelatin crystal. You can find gelatin crystals at the underground hollow biome. I recommend you to summon queen slime in the daytime.

Loadouts to beat queen slime

Weapons

Daedalus stormbow (jester/unholy arrows), Amarock, Onex blaster, Dart rifle, Meteor staff, Sky fracture

Armor

Titanium/adamantite armor

Accessories

Hardmode wings (frozen, fairy, harpy or fin), Yoyo bag (for yoyo users), Lightning boots, Shield of Cthulhu (expert), Worm Scarf (expert), Charm of myths, Magic quiver

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Make an arena using platforms in the hollowed biome. Use campfires, honey, and heart lanterns to increase life regeneration.

Twins

terraria bosses twins

Twins are the next boss fight on the list and this will be your first mechanical boss fight. You can summon this boss at only night time.

How to summon terraria twins

You can summon twins by using a mechanical eye at night. To make a mechanical eye you need 3 lenses, 5 any iron bars, and 6 souls of light at a Mythril or orichalcum anvil.

Loadouts to beat terraria twins

 Weapons

Dart rifle, Ice sickle, Megashark, Titanium/adamantite repeater

Armor

Titanium/adamantite armor

Accessories

Hardmode wings (frozen, fairy, harpy or fin), Yoyo bag (for yoyo users), Lightning boots/ terraspark boots, Shield of Cthulhu (expert), Worm Scarf (expert), Charm of myths, Magic quiver

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Make a long platform with wooden platforms and place campfires and sunflowers. Make a room for the nurse NPC at the left or right corner of the platform. Then make a spawn point in it using a bed before starting the fight. Teleport to the nurse when your health goes down and heal yourself during the boss fight using this method.

Destroyer

TERRARIA bosses destroyer

This is the next boss on the list and it is the second mechanical boss you are going to take. This is a more upgraded version of the eater of the worlds. This boss also can be summoned during the nighttime.

How to summon destroyer

You can summon the destroyer using a mechanical worm at night time. To make a mechanical worm you need 6 rotten chunks/vertebra, 5 any iron bars, and 6 souls of night at a Mythril or orichalcum anvil.

Loadouts

Weapons

Daedalus strombow (unholy arrows)

*This weapon is highly recommended for this boss fight.

Nimbus rod, Spider staff, Queen spider staff

Armor

Titanium/adamantite armor

Accessories

Hardmode wings (frozen, fairy, harpy or fin), Lightning boots/ terraspark boots, Shield of Cthulhu (expert), Worm Scarf (expert), Charm of myths, Magic quiver

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

(arena you used to fight with the twins) Make a long platform with wooden platforms and place campfires and sunflowers. Make a room for the nurse NPC at the left or right corner of the platform. Then make a spawn point in it using a bed before starting the fight. Teleport to the nurse when your health goes down and heal yourself during the boss fight using this method.

Skeletron Prime

TERRARIA bosses skeletron prime

The next boss on the list is skeletron prime. This is the third and the final mechanical boss that you have to fight. Skeletron Prime is an upgraded version of skeletron. You can summon this boss during the nighttime.

How to summon skeletron prime

You can summon skeletron prime using a mechanical skull. You can make a mechanical skull using 30 bones, 5 any iron bars, 3 souls of light, and 3 souls of night at a Mythril or orichalcum anvil.

Loadouts to beat skeletron prime

Weapons

Megashark, Onyx blaster, Dart rifle

Armor

Titanium/adamantite armor

Accessories

Hardmode wings (frozen, fairy, harpy or fin), Lightning boots/ terraspark boots, Shield of Cthulhu (expert), Worm Scarf (expert), Charm of myths, Magic quiver

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

(arena you used to fight with the twins) Make a long platform with wooden platforms and place campfires and sunflowers. Make a room for the nurse NPC at the left or right corner of the platform. Then make a spawn point in it using a bed before starting the fight. Teleport to the nurse when your health goes down and heal yourself during the boss fight using this method.

Plantera

After beating the mechanical bosses, you can move to the next boss which is plantera. You can summon plantera at any time in the underground jungle biome. Plantera will drop the key to the jungle temple.

How to summon plantera

You can summon plantera by breaking plantera’s bulb in the underground jungle biome.

How to find plantera bulbs in terraria

First, explore the underground jungle biome after beating the mechanical bosses (after 3 terraria days). Then notice the platera’s bulbs you saw and check later on the map for new plntera’s bulbs. It will be easy to find them from the map because you already have explored them.

Also, you can build a palntera’s bulb farm using mud blocks.

Loadouts to beat plantera

Weapons

Death sickle, Yelets, Megashrak, Chlorophyte shotbow (jesters/holy or icor arrows), Spider staff, Queen spider staff

Armor

Hallowed armor+ 500 health

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Make an arena in the underground jungle biome. Make sure to build at least 3 wooden platforms with huge gaps. Also, move your nurse near to the platform and make a spawn point in the room before starting the fight.

Golem

After you beat plantera it will drop a key to the jungle temple. After you pick up it, you can get access to the jungle temple. In that temple, you can summon your next boss which is a golem.

How to summon golem

You can summon a golem using a lizahrd power cell at a lihzahrd altar. You can find lizahrd power cells and to lihzahrd altar in the temple.

Loadouts to beat golem

Weapons

Kraken, Terra blade, Megashark, Queen spiderstaff, Spiderstaff, Pygmies

Armor

Hallowed armor+ 500 health

Accessories

Hardmode wings (frozen, fairy, harpy or fin), Lightning boots/ terraspark boots, Shield of Cthulhu (expert), Spore sac (expert), Worm Scarf (expert), Charm of myths, Magic quiver, Yoyo bag

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

You can beat golem without making an arena. You can make a single platform from the top if you want.

Empress of light

terraria 1.4 bosses empress of light

Empress of light is also a new boss to terraria. This boss belongs to the hallow biome. The best time beat empress of light is at night time because in day time her damage is 100%.

How to summon empress of light

You can summon terraria, empress of light, by killing a prismatic lacewing. You can find them at the hallow biome.

Loadouts to beat empress of light

Weapons

Flying dragon, The eye of Cthulhu, Tsunami, Besty’s Wrath, phantasm

Armor

Beetle armor +500 health

Accessories

Hardmode wings (frozen, fairy, harpy or fin), Lightning boots/ terraspark boots, Shield of Cthulhu (expert), Spore sac (expert), Worm Scarf (expert), Charm of myths, Magic quiver

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

You can’t use an arena to fight with this boss.

Duke fishron

terraria bosses duke fishron

The next boss on the list is duke fishron. This boss belongs to the ocean biome. You can summon this boss at any time.

How to summon duke fishron

You can summon duke fishron by fishing at the ocean with the truffle worm bait. You can find truffle worms at the mushroom biome. Also, you can make a truffle worm farm to catch them faster.

Loadouts to beat duke fishron

Weapons

Tsunami, Besty’s Wrath, phantasm, Megashark (cholophyte bullets)

Armor

Beetle armor

Accessories

Hardmode wings (frozen, fairy, harpy or fin), Lightning boots/ terraspark boots, Shield of Cthulhu (expert), Spore sac (expert), Worm Scarf (expert), Charm of myths, Magic quiver

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Make an arena above the ocean and make a place for the nurse from the beach.

Lunatic Cultist

Lunatic Cultist is the next boss fight you are going to have after beating the golem. After beating the golem, lunatic cultists will arrive at the dungeon entrance.

How to summon lunatic cultist

You can summon lunatic cultist by killing all the cultists at the dungeon entrance.

Loadouts to beat lunatic cultist

Weapons

Megashark, Terrablade, Eye of Cthulhu, Starlight, Terraprisma

Armor

Beetle armor

Accessories

Fishron wings, Betsy’s wings, Yoyo bag

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

You can use the arena that you used for the skeletron boss fight. Also, I recommend you to make a nurse house as you made it for the duke fishron boss fight.

Moon Lord

This is the final boss fight you are going to have in terraria. If you are going to beat the moon lord for the first time. It will get very be hard because it happened to me too. But I will tell you the method I use to beat moon lord.

How to summon moon lord

You can summon the moon lord using a celestial sigil or defeating the celestial pillars. To make a celestial sigil you need 20 (solar, vortex, nebula, and stardust) fragments at an ancient manipulator.

Loadouts to beat moon lord

Weapons

Solar erupation, Stardust dragon staff, Vortex beater

Armor

Beetle armor

Accessories

Warrior emblem, Fishron wings, Ankh shield, Shied of Cthulhu, Cosmic car key

Potions

Regeneration potion, Mana regeneration potion, Ironskin potion, Wreath potion, Endurance potion, Swiftness potion, Archery potion, Well-fed (eat something)

Arena

Make a single platform and make your arena like this. Make sure to make a room for the nurse and spawn point on that room.

terraria bosses moon lord arena

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