Skeleton Merchant is a travelling NPC similar to the Travelling Merchant who spawns underground in the Cavern Layer like bound NPCs, and despawns when the player no longer sees them on their screen. He has new offers at 4:30 A.M.
During Moon Phases 1, 3, 5, 7
Lesser Healing Potion
During Moon Phases 2, 4, 6, 8
During the night or the day of a full moon
During the day if there was no full moon
During the end of the night and the beginning of the day
During the end of the day and the beginning of the night
During Moon Phases 1, 2, 5, 6
During Moon Phases 3, 4, 7, 8
During Moon Phases 1, 5
During Moon Phases 2, 6
During Moon Phases 3, 7
During Moon Phases 4, 8
During Hardmode, Moon Phases 1, 2, 3, 4
During Hardmode, Moon Phases 5, 6, 7, 8
During Hardmode, Blood Moon
During Moon Phase 1
Skeleton Merchant's Quotes
"You would not believe some of the things people throw at me... Wanna buy some of it?"
"I'd lend you a hand, but the last time I did that, I didn't get it back for a month."
"You've got a real backbone coming way down here, how 'bout ya buy something?"
"Stay away from the spiders. They'll suck out your insides and leave you a hollow shell of a man. Trust me on this one."
"Excellent! Someone's finally come by to take some of these maggots off my hands."
"There's no illness or condition that can't be cured by some of my Slime Oil! Trust me, it works, just look at my lively figure!"
"The only things constant in this world are death and taxes, and I've got both!"
"Got any spare bones for sale? I'm looking to replace my broken hip... again."
Skeleton Merchant's Names
Note: Upon adding a new name, make sure you add it in alphabetical (ABC) order.
Jack Sellington (Likely a reference to Jack Skellington from
The Nightmare Before Christmas.) Mandible Calavera
No-Eyed Wiley (Likely a reference to One-Eyed Willy from the 1985 movie
Goonies.) Rattles Magoo
The name Jack Sellington is a reference to Jack Skellington, from the movie, "The Nightmare Before Christmas".
The name Mandible Calavera is a reference to the game
Grim Fandango. The Skeleton Merchant is shorter than other skeletons in the game, and possibly the shortest of them all.
No-Eyed Wiley may be a reference to One-Eyed Willy from the movie "The Goonies".
Gloomy Mays may also be a reference to Billy Mays.
The quote, "You would not believe some of the things people throw at me... Wanna buy some of it?" may be a reference to Squirt the Peddler from Diablo 3.