Not Related to Progression, but it's a nice QoL Tip.
Example of Someone who Favorited Items in Their Inventory:
You can Favorite your Items by pressing Alt+Click on them.
When you Favorite an Item in your inventory, you will not be able to Quick-Stack, Trash, Sell, or Drop that item; it's...
This isn't related to the post, but if you want to research all the items, you can do so via TerraSavr - an inventory editor.
If you insert your character file, there is an option to research all items.
I've beaten the game many times since 1.2, and I've developed a certain progression plan that I'd usually follow.
In Pre-Hardmode, I follow a generic routine for progression that most players probably follow. Sometimes I raid the Jungle Temple Pre-Hardmode, but I rarely do so. Additionally, I...
For a long while now, I usually get the Truffle Worm early in Hardmode and fight Duke before any Mechanical Boss.
I'd prepare by getting/preparing:
the Shield of Cthulhu and Pixie Wings
any Hardmode armor set (preferably Orichalcum or Spider Armor)
some good weapon with decent range
I thought "hybrid summoner" refers to being a summoner and using things not summoner related.
You could mismatch armor, but I usually never do this with Summoner. In my opinion, armor should really only be mismatched to maximize the potential of damage in lieu of a set bonus.
Yep, this is a...
I like these ideas, but honestly, Summoner has too many accessories (3 of which give a whopping +15% damage increase and are stackable).
Nevertheless, I like how you included this clause for the Wrangler's Glove:
It'd be a balancing disaster if you added all these accessories that provided...
The helmet looks cool, but I feel like less effort was put into making the breastplate and leggings.
Tweak the breastplate and leggings so that they look as fiery as the helmet, and personally, I feel like the skin exposure is a bit jarring.