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Terraria potions: List, ingredients, effects and more

Terraria features a ton of potions that can help you gain health, strength, stamina and more. Here's the list of all of them, along with their ingredients and effects.
Terraria potions: List, ingredients, effects and more
Terraria is a popular 2D world Sandbox game similar to Minecraft in which the world is 3D. You can build, mine, explore, craft and do tons of other activities in the game in order to survive. To help you do it in an easier way, Terraria offers a huge variety of potions that can help you recover your health, increase spawn rate, decrease falling speed and much more.

Most of them require a specific set of ingredients while a few can be purchased from merchants, witches etc. There are a few more of them available in the game, and we will discuss them all in the guide below.

Terraria: Recovery potions

Terraria potions
Terraria has different kinds of potions to give you various advantages in the game. (Picture: Re-Logic)

The first category is the recovery potions that help you restore health and mana. 

Greater Healing Potion 

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water (3), Pixie Dust (3), Crystal Shard
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 150 health

Healing Potion

  • Ingredients: Lesser Healing Potion (2), Glowing Mushroom
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 100 health

Lesser Healing Potion

  • Ingredients: Mushroom, Gel (2), and Bottle (2)
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 50 health

Lesser Restoration Potion

  • Ingredients: Lesser Healing Potion, Lesser Mana Potion
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 50 health

Mana Potion

  • Ingredients: Lesser Mana Potion (2), Glowing Mushroom
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 100 mana

Restoration Potion

  • Ingredients: Mushroom, Glowing Mushroom, Pink Gel, Bottle
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 90 health

Super Healing Potion

  • Ingredients: Greater Healing Potion (4), Nebula Fragment, Solar Fragment, Stardust Fragment, Vortex Fragment
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 200 health

Super Mana Potion

  • Ingredients: Greater Mana Potion (15), Fallen Star, Crystal Shard (3), Unicorn Horn
  • Crafting station: Placed Bottle or Alchemy Table
  • Effect: Restores 300 mana

Greater Mana Potion

  • Buy from Wizard
  • Dropped by Biome Mimics
  • Found in fishing crates
  • Effect: Restores 200 mana

Lesser Mana Potion

  • Buy from Merchant
  • Found on Platforms in the Dungeon
  • Effect: Restores 50 mana

Strange Brew

  • Purchased from Skeleton Merchant
  • Effect: Restores 80 health and 400 mana

Terraria: Buff Potions

Terraria potions
You will need different ingredients to make potions in Terraria. (Picture: Re-Logic)

These potions provide buffs in various aspects like spawn rate, arrow speed, fishing power and more.

Ammo Reservation Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Double Cod, Moonglow
  • Effect: 20% chance of not consuming ammo

Archery Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, Lens
  • Effect: 20% increased arrow speed and damage

Battle Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Deathweed, Rotten Chunk
  • Effect: Increases enemy spawn rate    

Builder Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Blinkroot, Shiverthorn, Moonglow
  • Effect: Increases placement speed and range    

Calming Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Damselfish, Daybloom
  • Effect: Decreases enemy spawn rate   

Crate Potion 

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Damselfish, Daybloom
  • Effect: Increases chance to get a crate   

Dangersense Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Amber, 
    Moonglow, Shiverthorn, Waterleaf
  • Effect: Allows you to see nearby danger sources      

Endurance Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Armored Cavefish, Blinkroot
  • Effect: Reduces damage taken by 10%

Featherfall Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, Blinkroot, Feather
  • Effect: Slows falling speed

Fishing Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Crispy Honey Block, Waterleaf
  • Effect: Increases fishing power

Flipper Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, Blinkroot, Feather
  • Effect: Lets you move swiftly in liquids    

Gills Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Waterleaf, Coral 
  • Effect: Breathe water instead of air    

Gravitation Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Fireblossom,
    Deathweed, Blinkroot, Feather
  • Effect: Allows the control of gravity    

Greater Luck Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Waterleaf, 
    Ladybug, Pink Pearl
  • Effect: Increases the Luck of the user    

Heartreach Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Crimson Tigerfish, Daybloom
  • Effect: Increases pickup range for life hearts    

Hunter Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, 
    Blinkroot, Shark Fin
  • Effect: Increases pickup range for life hearts    

Inferno Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Flarefin Koi, Obsidifish (2), Fireblossom
  • Effect: Ignites nearby enemies    

Invisibility Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Blinkroot, Moonglow
  • Effect: Grants invisibility and lowers the spawn rate of enemies    

Ironskin Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, Iron Ore
  • Effect: Increase defense by 8    

Lesser Luck Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Waterleaf, Ladybug, White Pearl
  • Effect: Increases the Luck of the user    

Lifeforce Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Prismite, Moonglow, Shiverthorn, Waterleaf
  • Effect: Increases max life by 20%    

Love Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Princess Fish, Shiverthorn
  • Effect: Throw this to make someone fall in love    

Luck Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Waterleaf, 
    Ladybug, Black Pearl
  • Effect: Increases the Luck of the user    

Magic Power Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Moonglow,
    Deathweed, Fallen Star
  • Effect: 20% increased magic damage    

Mana Regeneration Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Moonglow, Daybloom, Fallen Star
  • Effect: Increased mana regeneration   

Mining Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Antlion Mandible, Blinkroot
  • Effect: Increases mining speed by 25%  

Night Owl Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, 
    Blinkroot
  • Effect: Increases night vision    

Obsidian Skin Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Fireblossom,
    Waterleaf, Obsidian
  • Effect: Provides immunity to lava    

Rage Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Hemopiranha, Deathweed
  • Effect: Increases critical chance by 10% 

Regeneration Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, 
    Mushroom
  • Effect: Provides life regeneration    

Shine Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom,
    Glowing Mushroom
  • Effect: Emits an aura of light    

Sonar Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Waterleaf, Coral
  • Effect: Detects hooked fish    

Spelunker Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Blinkroot, Moonglow, Gold Ore
  • Effect: Shows the location of treasure and ore    

Stink Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Stinkfish, Deathweed
  • Effect: Throw this to make someone smell terrible    

Summoning Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Variegated Lardfish, Moonglow
  • Effect: Increases your max number of minions by 1    

Swiftness Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Blinkroot, Cactus
  • Effect: Increases your max number of minions by 1    

Thorns Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Deathweed, Cactus, Worm Tooth, Stinger
  • Effect: Attackers also take damage    

Titan Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Bone Deathweed, Shiverthorn
  • Effect: Increases knockback    

Warmth Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Frost Minnow, Shiverthorn
  • Effect: Reduces damage from cold sources    

Water Walking Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Waterleaf, Shark Fin
  • Effect: Allows the ability to walk on water   

Wrath Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Ebonkoi, Deathweed
  • Effect: Increases damage by 10%    

Wiesnbräu

  • Purchased from the Merchant during Oktoberfest
  • Effect: Receive half damage and deal half damage

Other potions

Terraria potions
You can also change your gender by drinking potion in Terraria. (Picture: Re-Logic)

Gender Change Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Daybloom, Moonglow, Blinkroot, Waterleaf, Deathweed, Shiverthorn, Fireblossom
  • Effect: Changes the character's gender

Potion of Return

  • Ingredients: Recall Potion, Obsidifish
  • Effect: Teleports the player to their spawn point, and creates a portal to return to their previous location

Recall Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Specular Fish, Daybloom
  • Effect: Teleports the player to their spawn point

Teleportation Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Chaos Fish, Blinkroot, Fireblossom
  • Effect: Teleports the player to a random location within the world

Wormhole Potion

  • Ingredients: Bottled Water, Specular Fish, Blinkroot
  • Effect: Teleports the player to a teammate when they click their icon on the map

Red Potion

  • Obtainable via chests and dropped by Jungle Mimics
  • Effect: Inflicts the Darkness, Poisoned, Cursed, On Fire!, Weak, Confused, Slow, Silenced, Broken Armor, Bleeding, and Suffocation debuffs on the player that consumed it, or 3 random 30 minute buffs if used in a world with the seed "for the worthy"

Featured image courtesy of Re-Logic.