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Bysmal armor
Male variant
Type Armor
Defense 50
Set Bonus Absorb the power of up to 3 Etherial creatures
Rarity Rarity Level: 3
Sell 80 Silver Coin (set)

Bysmal Armor is a craftable Hardmode armor set crafted from Bysmal Bars and Etherial Essence. A full set requires 45 Bysmal Bars and 12 Etherial Essence.

The set bonus is to 'absorb the power of up to 3 Etherial creatures', meaning that you can receive a damage bonus of up to +30% from killing enemies in the Etherial Dimension and boss-related attributes.

To lock the armor from cycling in new bonuses, use the Bysmal Key.

Set bonus[]

Upon killing an etherial enemy, you will gain a set bonus relating to that boss, along with it being added to the bottom of the set bonus when moused over. At 3 abilities, the bottom of the list will be

Locked- Will not absorb any new bonuses

The following are Etherial bosses and the bonus you get from killing them.

Boss Bonus
King Slime Super Jump Boost & Super Speed Boost while in the Etherial
Eye of Cthulhu Allows you to see all creatures, no matter which dimension you are in.
Eater of Worlds While in the etherial, prevent a hit of lethal damage once every minute.
20% Damage Reduction
Brain of Cthulhu While in the etherial, if you would die from contact damage, heal 300 life instead. 3 minute cooldown.
After colliding with an enemy, that enemy takes 50% more damage for 15 seconds.
Hypothema Attacks inflict 'Frostbite'
Queen Bee Honey provides triple the normal regen, 15 defense, and +15% damage while in the Etherial
Ragnar After submerging in Lava in the Etherial, greatly increased attack stats and mobility. +25% Max Life.
Skeletron While in the Etherial, after taking damage, your damage is boosted by the percentage of your health that was taken for 10 seconds.
If this buff is still active when damage is taken again, the boost is stacked.
AnDio Your projectiles are immune to Time Stop when in the Etherial
The Twins Taking damage in the Etherial heals you for that damage instead once every 90 seconds.
The Destroyer Your global damage modifier is applied to your defense while in the Etherial
Skeletron Prime In the Etherial, deal more damage the lower your life is
The Annihilator Killing an enemy while in the Etherial boosts your damage by 20% for 10 seconds. Killing another enemy in this time resets the timer and stacks the bonus.
Slybertron Attacks in the Etherial inflict 'Steamified', dealing damage over time, making enemies take more damage, and explode into cogs on death.
Steam Train CHOO CHOO! While in the etherial, the faster you move, the higher your damage. Colliding with an enemy deals your movement speed * 500 in damage. Greatly increases Movement Speed.
Plantera If you are grappled to a tile in the Etherial, +50% Damage & increased life regen.
Golem Your defense is added to your Max Life. Greatly increased Life Regen and +20 Defense while in the Etherial
Duke Fishron Water brings you great power in the Etherial
Moon Lord All Etherial effects can occur in any dimension


Bysmal Mask
Bysmal Mask.png
Type Armor
Defense 16
Body Slot Helmet
Tooltip +10% Damage
+10% Additional Damage when in the Etherial
Sell 20 Silver Coin
Bysmal Chestguard
Bysmal Chestguard.png
Type Armor
Defense 20
Body Slot Shirt
Tooltip (20 Defense, +20 Defense when in the Etherial)
Sell 20 Silver Coin
Bysmal Boots
Bysmal Boots.png
Type Armor
Defense 14
Body Slot Pants
Tooltip +15% Movement Speed
+25% More Movement Speed and Max Run Speed when in the Etherial
Sell 20 Silver Coin


Crafting Station
Ingredient(s) Amount
Bysmal Bar.png Bysmal Bar 15
Etherial Essence.png Etherial Essence 4
Bysmal Mask.png Bysmal Mask 1
Crafting Station
Ingredient(s) Amount
Bysmal Bar.png Bysmal Bar 18
Etherial Essence.png Etherial Essence 4
Bysmal Chestguard.png Bysmal Chestguard 1
Crafting Station
Ingredient(s) Amount
Bysmal Bar.png Bysmal Bar 12
Etherial Essence.png Etherial Essence 4
Bysmal Boots.png Bysmal Boots 1


  • 0.12.4: Bysmal Armor can now properly use the Etherial Globe effect.
  • 0.12.3: Introduced.
Equipable Items: Obsidium Longcoat.png Armor • Steamspark Jetboots.png Accessories ( Mystic Emblem.png Combat)