The Purple Balloon Mushroom is one of the many harvestables that can be found in the Frontier. They are often seen in clusters, while also appearing in small groups or by themselves. They are seen in various locations of the Frontier include the following:
- Blackrock Mountain
- Hoodlum Falls
- The Deep Forest
- The Long Coast
- The Quiet Field
- The Town of Right and Wrong
It is also possible for players to acquire the Purple Balloon Mushroom as a possible gift from the Interdimensional Traveler.
The Purple Balloon Mushroom is a mushroom taking on the appearance of a purple balloon, with its beige stem acting as the string of the 'balloon' and its purple cap acting as the 'balloon' itself.
It is possible for players to exchange Purple Balloon Mushrooms for gold during Slayer's Tasks if the task card is currently active. Other than that, it can be sold to a selling vendor at a selling price of 1,200 gold.
- The Purple Balloon Mushroom is one of the two harvestables needed for an objective during the Arnold Slime Quest, the other harvestable being the Yellow Balloon Mushroom. Any 15 balloon mushrooms are required for the final objective before the players can acquire their rewards.
- Some players continue to refer the Balloon Mushrooms as Balloon Flowers.