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Essence of Sunlight
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TypeCrafting material
TooltipThe essence of sky, light, and storm creatures
RarityRarity Level: 5
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Dropped by
Sunskater133.33% in Hardmode
Shockstorm Shuttle
Sun Bat
Angry Nimbus
133.33% / 50% in Hardmode
Wyvern1 / 1-2100%
Cloud Elemental2-3100%
Golem5-10 / 8-13100%

Essence of Sunlight is a Hardmode crafting material that drops from certain enemies related to the sky, storms, or the Sun.


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ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Crumbling PotionCrumbling Potion (5)Alchemy TableAlchemy Table
Photosynthesis PotionPhotosynthesis Potion
Revivify PotionRevivify Potion (5)
CinderplateCinderplate (3)HellforgeHellforge
Ancient CrusherAncient CrusherMythril AnvilMythril Anvil
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Angel TreadsAngel Treads
Ark of the AncientsArk of the Ancients
Aureate BoosterAureate Booster
Core of SunlightCore of Sunlight (3)
Flarewing BowFlarewing Bow
Old Power CellOld Power Cell
Phoenix BladePhoenix Blade
Reaver CuissesReaver Cuisses
Reaver HeadgearReaver Headgear
Reaver HelmReaver Helm
Reaver HelmetReaver Helmet
Reaver MaskReaver Mask
Reaver Scale MailReaver Scale Mail
Reaver VisageReaver Visage
Stormfront RazorStormfront Razor
Sun God StaffSun God Staff
Terra FlamebursterTerra Flameburster
total: 22 row(s)


  • 5-10 Essences of Sunlight can additionally be obtained from Sunbeam Fish, and 5-15 Essences of Sunlight can be obtained from Sky Crates at a 20% chance in Hardmode.


  • Its name was previously "Essence of Cinder", and it could also be dropped by some Desert enemies.