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Planetoid

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Planetoids are new structures added by the Calamity Mod that are created in the Space layer during world generation. They are floating spheres of blocks with varying sizes and materials, often containing valuable loot. There are 6 different types of planetoids: the Main Planetoid, Life Crystal Planetoids, Ore Planetoids, Jungle Planetoids, Beehive Planetoids, and Mushroom Planetoids. After defeating the Moon Lord, they will all be filled with Exodium Clusters. Most planetoids are generated within the middle 3rd of the map, although sometimes planetoids can be generated farther out from the center.

Main Planetoid[edit | edit source]

The Main Planetoid.

The Main Planetoid will always be located in the exact center of the map, above the player's spawn. It is the largest of the planetoids; the size of the planetoid scales with map size. At the center, there will be a structure made out of Stone Slabs, with a "core" composed of lava surrounded by Cinderplate. To the side of the core, there is a small laboratory containing a Heavy Work Bench, various placed bottles and a Chest containing several gardening items.

Planetoid
Unique Treasures Unique Drops
From Chest:
Herb Bag.png Herb Bag
Blinkroot Planter Box.png Blinkroot Planter Box
Deathweed Planter Box.png Deathweed Planter Box
Daybloom Planter Box.png Daybloom Planter Box
Fireblossom Planter Box.png Fireblossom Planter Box
Moonglow Planter Box.png Moonglow Planter Box
Shiverthorn Planter Box.png Shiverthorn Planter Box
Waterleaf Planter Box.png Waterleaf Planter Box

From terrain:

Bottle.png Bottle
Cinderplate.png Cinderplate
Heavy Work Bench.png Heavy Work Bench
Lead Door.png Lead Door
Lesser Healing Potion.png Lesser Healing Potion
Lesser Mana Potion.png Lesser Mana Potion
Steampunk Lantern.png Steampunk Lantern
Stone Slab.png Stone Slab
Stone Slab Wall.png Stone Slab Wall

From terrain after defeating Moon Lord:

Exodium Cluster.png Exodium Cluster

Life Crystal Planetoids[edit | edit source]

A Life Crystal Planetoid containing diamonds.

Life Crystal Planetoids are the smallest and most common of the planetoids, and are made of stone that is covered in moss. They will all contain a Life Crystal encased in either Platinum Brick or Gold Brick, and also have a cluster of a random gemstone.

Planetoid
Unique Drops

From terrain:

Life Crystal.png Life Crystal
Gem.gif Gem
Platinum Brick.png Platinum Brick / Gold Brick.png Gold Brick
Platinum Brick Wall.png Platinum Brick Wall / Gold Brick Wall.png Gold Brick Wall
From terrain after defeating Moon Lord:
Exodium Cluster.png Exodium Cluster

Ore Planetoids[edit | edit source]

An Ore Planetoid with a tent and a campfire
An Ore Planetoid with an enchanted shrine.

Ore Planetoids are large planetoids containing streaks of a Pre-Hardmode Ore. The ore will always be the counterpart to one of the Pre-Hardmode ores generated in its world (for instance, if the world generated with Copper, a planetoid would contain Tin). They occasionally have a campfire and a tent on top of them, or a structure similar to an Enchanted Sword Shrine constructed of Stone Slabs with Shadewood Lamps on either side.

Planetoid
Unique Drops

From terrain:

Campfire.png Campfire
Stone Slab.png Stone Slab
Shadewood Lamp.png Shadewood Lamp
Copper Ore.png Copper Ore / Tin Ore.png Tin Ore
Iron Ore.png Iron Ore / Lead Ore.png Lead Ore
Silver Ore.png Silver Ore / Tungsten Ore.png Tungsten Ore
Gold Ore.png Gold Ore / Platinum Ore.png Platinum Ore
Enchanted Sword (item).png Enchanted Sword / Arkhalis.png Arkhalis
From terrain after defeating Moon Lord:
Exodium Cluster.png Exodium Cluster

Jungle Planetoids[edit | edit source]

A Jungle Planetoid.

Jungle Planetoids are average sized planetoids made of mud and Jungle grass. They always contain a pool of water in the center with an accompanying Water Chest.

Planetoid
Characters Unique Treasures Unique Drops
Critters:
Grubby.png Grubby
Sluggy.png Sluggy
Buggy.png Buggy
From Water Chests:
Trident.png Trident
Breathing Reed.png Breathing Reed
Flipper.png Flipper
Water Walking Boots.png Water Walking Boots
Diving Helmet.png Diving Helmet

From terrain:

Water Chest.png Water Chest
From terrain after defeating Moon Lord:
Exodium Cluster.png Exodium Cluster

Beehive Planetoids[edit | edit source]

A Beehive Planetoid.

Beehive Planetoids are very similar to Jungle Planetoids, as they are both made of mud and Jungle grass and are around the same size. The Beehive Planetoid, however, will contain a bee hive with some honey and a Queen Bee larva.

Planetoid
Unique Drops

From terrain:

Hive.png Hive
Hive Wall.png Hive Wall
From terrain after defeating Moon Lord:
Exodium Cluster.png Exodium Cluster

Mushroom Planetoids[edit | edit source]

A Mushroom Planetoid.

Mushroom Planetoids are uncommon, average sized planetoids composed of mud and Mushroom grass.

Planetoid
Unique Drops

From terrain:

Glowing Mushroom.png Glowing Mushroom
Mushroom Grass Seeds.png Mushroom Grass Seeds
From terrain after defeating Moon Lord:
Exodium Cluster.png Exodium Cluster

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Building platforms around the Beehive Planetoid can be used as an arena to fight Queen Bee as an alternative to finding and hollowing out a hive in the Underground Jungle.
  • Having a Mushroom Planetoid in your world is also very useful, as it allows Crabulon to be fought before finding a Mushroom biome underground and allows the Truffle to be acquired easily.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A concept theme for the Planetoids has been made by DM DOKURO, known as "Blessing of the Moon", but it is not intended to be a part of the mod.
  • The Cinderplate in the the center of the Main Planetoid is based off of the core of the Earth.