|Type||Weapon – Healer|
|Knockback||2 Very Weak|
|Use time||36 Very Slow|
|Tooltip||Releases a highly contagious globule of dark energy|
Contaminated victims spread a damaging curse to nearby enemies
|Debuff duration||5 seconds|
|Debuff tooltip||Afflicted with a contagious, dark curse|
The Dark Contagion is a craftable Hardmode radiant weapon. It shoots a globule of dark energy that inflicts the Dark Contagion debuff on hit enemies, dealing 30 damage per second and spreading to other enemies near the affected one to damage them as well.
- Although Dark Contagion's default duration is 5 seconds, the debuff will be applied immediately after running out as long as another afflicted enemy is nearby.
- 184.108.40.206: Buffed initial projectile penetration from 1 to 4, nerfed damage from 32 to 30, and use time from 30 to 36.
- 220.127.116.11: Buffed damage from 30 to 32, use time from 33 to 29, and mana cost from 25 to 20.
- Increased damage from 10 to 30 and Dark Contagion debuff DoT from 20 to 30.
- Decreased mana cost from 40 to 25.
- 18.104.22.168: Renamed from Spell Book - Dark Contagion to Dark Contagion.
- 22.214.171.124: Introduced.