How to Make a Cell Phone in Terraria

The Cell Phone is one of the most complicated crafting recipes in Terraria. Use our guide to find out how to make it!

Cell Phones were introduced to Terraria for PC in version 1.3 and have since been added to the Console versions. These useful tools operate as helpful references to information about your world and character, much the same as cell phones in real life. No web-browsing, though!

How to Make a Cell Phone in Terraria

The Cell Phone is a late-game item in that it can only be obtained after defeating Skeletron. It is also relatively difficult to craft because of how many base items it requires (13). In this guide, we will provide you the entire crafting tree for this highly-sought informational tool.

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Since you may very well already have some of the items listed, we're going to break the crafting tree down in descending order, starting with the Cell Phone itself!

  • Crafting Station: Tinkerer's Workshop
  • Cell Phone
    • 1 x Ice Mirror OR 1 x Magic Mirror
    • 1 x PDA
      • 1 x R.E.K. 3000
        • 1 x Radar (Found in Chests and Wooden Crates)
        • 1 x Tally Counter (Dropped by Monsters Listed)
          • Dark Caster
          • Cursed Skull
          • Angry Bones
        • 1 x Life Form Analyzer (Purchased from Traveling Merchant)
      • 1 x Goblin Tech
        • 1 x DPS Meter (Purchase from Traveling Merchant)
        • 1 x Stopwatch (Purchase from Traveling Merchant)
        • 1 x Metal Detector (Dropped by Monsters Listed)
          • Lost Girl
          • Nymph
      • 1 x Fish Finder
        • 1 x Fisherman's Pocket Guide (Angler NPC Quest Reward)
        • 1 x Sextant (Angler NPC  Quest Reward)
        • 1 x Weather Radio (Angler NPC Quest Reward)
      • 1 x GPS
        • 1 x Depth Meter (Dropped by Monsters Listed)
          • Most Bats
          • Most Crawdads
          • Most Salamanders
          • Giant Shelly
        • 1 x Compass (Dropped by Monsters Listed)
          • Most Bats
          • Most Crawdads
          • Giant Shelly
          • Mimic
          • Pirhana
          • Most Salamanders
          • Snow Flinx
          • Undead and Armor Viking
        • 1 x Gold Watch OR 1 x Platinum Watch
          • Crafting Station: Table & Chair
          • 10 x Gold Bar OR 10 x Platinum Bar (Respectively)
          • 1 x Chain

Once you've got all these items (a big task, no doubt), you can take them to a Tinkerer's Workshop and combine them to land yourself a fancy Cell Phone!

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