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**REPORTED** NPC won't teleport home

Steam or GOG
Steam
Single Player/Multiplayer
Single
Operating System
Windows 8/8.1
Terraria Version
1.4.1
Controls Used
Keyboard/Mouse
My NPC's wont teleport home while offscreen. It's night time, housing is valid and succesfully assigned.
Tried to move many screens away - didn't help.
Reentering the world didn't help.
 

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Lythael

Terrarian
I heard someone mention this but i can't reproduce the bug.
They teleport fine when i move away at night.

Tried with Cyborg and Princess both teleported without issues.
 

Leinfors

Quality Assurance
Staff member
Moderator
Re-Logic
Its possibly due to the very funky housing configuration you have.
 

Leinfors

Quality Assurance
Staff member
Moderator
Re-Logic
Well, I can only ask you to attach the world file then, I can't tell why they wouldn't be moving from the picture.
 

pbq

Terrarian
I seem to be having the same issue, npcs won't teleport back home to my usual 3x10 "houses", but seem to be able to teleport back into sky island houses. World attached.
 

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Javajoe

Terrarian
I'm having the same issue. From my testing, mine was from the housing being too far off the ground. At least that is what it seems like. Once I built housing on the ground they moved in no problems. The only way they would move in in an elevated house was if they died and respawned while I was not close to the housing or natural spawn while I wasn't close to the housing. Otherwise they would just wonder on the ground and never teleport to their assigned houses no matter what.
 

Leinfors

Quality Assurance
Staff member
Moderator
Re-Logic
Thanks guys, I've got the reproduction now, will make a report for it :)
 

quacksouls

Terrarian
I had the same problem when the Princess spawned. I assigned her a valid house within the Forest biome, but she refused to move in even during nighttime and after my character had moved far away so the Princess was offscreen. I then tried re-assigning the Zoologist to another valid house and the Zoologist refused to move in even during nighttime and my character was so far away that the Zoologist was offscreen. As a workaround, I summoned a mechanical boss to let it kill the Zoologist. After being slain, the Zoologist spawned the next day and moved into her new valid house.
 

Lythael

Terrarian
Huh i know this has been flagged as Reported already but i like to add that i was finally able to reproduce this issue.
It indeed seems to be affected by chair placement.

I made box houses with tables NPCs won't move when chair is too close to the table regardless of several blocks of free space still available for them to walk on.
I moved the chair away by one block and violla they teleport again properly.
 
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