# Pre-bosses * gather 50 silver, get the merchant to move in * gather 4 gold, buy [mining helmet]( http://terraria.gamepedia.com/Mining_armor) * build a skybridge out of [hay](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Hay) and get the [items available](http://terraria.gamepedia.com/Skyware_Chest) from the first three floating islands * gather iron, silver, and gold pickaxes and armor # Corruption / Crimson * collect [Shadow Orbs](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Shadow_Orb) by using explosives * battle the [Brain of Cthulu](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Brain_of_Cthulhu), if you're strong enough * once so, use the resulting ore to create [Crimson armor](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Crimson_armor) / [Shadow armor](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Shadow_armor) # Skeletron / dungeon * kill [Skeletron](http://terraria.gamepedia.com/Skeletron) and explore the dungeon * find the [Cobalt Shield](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Cobalt_Shield) to eliminate knockback * find the [Skeleton Key](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Shadow_Key) # Jungle * gather [useful chest contents](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Guide:Walkthrough#The_Underground_Jungle) # Underworld (hell) * gather Hellstone # Preparations for entering Hardmode * perhaps gather the items for [Night's Edge](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Night%27s_Edge) sword # After entering Hardmode * Build up your pickaxe so you can mine Adamantite/Titanium, then collect enough for Adamantite/Titanium armor. * Collect Soul of Light from Wyverns to [craft Wings](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Wings#Types). # Before The Destroyer * craft the [Onyx Blaster](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Onyx_Blaster) * farm Dark Shards from Corrupt/Crimson Deserts # After The Destroyer * craft the [Megashark](https://terraria.gamepedia.com/Megashark) * farm sharks and get 5 shark fins