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Desert Acolyte
Desert Acolyte
Desert Acolyte.png
EnvironmentValid house
AI TypePassive
Max Life250
KB Resist50
This is a Town NPC. A House may be required in order for it to appear.

The Desert Acolyte is an NPC vendor that will spawn once the following conditions have been met:

When threatened by enemies, he will defend himself with magical wind gusts.


Clicking on the "Sandstorm" dialogue option will trigger a Sandstorm event for 1 Gold Coin.

Items sold[]

Item Cost Availability

Eighth Plague Staff.pngEighth Plague Staff 13500*1 Gold Coin.png 35 Silver Coin.png Always available.
Scorpain.pngScorpain 8500*85 Silver Coin.png Always available.
Cactus Fruit.pngCactus Fruit 800*8 Silver Coin.png Always available.
Potent Extract.pngPotent Extract 4000*40 Silver Coin.png Always available.
Thief's Wallet.pngThief's Wallet 10000*1 Gold Coin.png Always available.
Padded Grip.pngPadded Grip 25000*2 Gold Coin.png 50 Silver Coin.png Always available.
Blank Technique Scroll.pngBlank Technique Scroll 10000*1 Gold Coin.png Always available.
Guide to Expert Throwing.pngGuide to Expert Throwing 50000*5 Gold Coin.png If Eye of Cthulhu has been defeated.
Nightshade Flower.pngNightshade Flower 50000*5 Gold Coin.png If Eye of Cthulhu has been defeated.
Canteen.pngCanteen 100000*10 Gold Coin.png If Skeletron has been defeated.
Ninja Rack.pngNinja Rack 200000*20 Gold Coin.png If Wall of Flesh has been defeated.
Sandweaver's Tiara.pngSandweaver's Tiara 250000*25 Gold Coin.png If Coznix, The Fallen Beholder has been defeated.


  • The Desert Acolyte sells a variety of items and weapons based around a desert theme. Most notably, he sells items specialized for players using the Thrower class.


The Desert Acolyte can have any of the following names:

  • Ahura
  • Ba'kii Kum
  • Banumusa
  • Biruni
  • Garshasp
  • Ghazi
  • Kindi
  • Khwarizmi
  • Kourosh
  • Maaz
  • Mazdak
  • Marduk
  • Pourya
  • Sassan
  • Yazata
  • Zerzura


Interaction quotes[]

    • "We certainly have some strange people around this town, don't we...?"
    • "You didn't see any giant bird shadows while you were out in the desert, did you?"
    • "I had originally stopped just to refill my canteen, but you seem like someone who can deal with a real threat!"
    • "Have you ever heard tale of the Thunder Birds? Legend says they had long protected our world from cataclysmic threats, before a disagreement between them and three individuals led to their disappearance..."
    • "If you're interested in the secrets of my people, be sure to purchase a 'Blank Technique Scroll'. They offer great power to those that utilize them well..."
    • "I have seen so much evil in my travels... I only hope someone can put a stop to them!"

    When Arms Dealer is present:

    • "Look at <name of Arms Dealer> over there! He's got an entire arsenal of guns, is that really safe?"

    When Dye Trader is present:

    • "<Name of Dye Trader> was interested in dying my attire, but his choice of plant dye was 'strange' to say the least."

    When summoning a Sandstorm:

    • "Although I'm only an acolyte, one of the first things we learn is how to create a sandstorm. Beware the creatures that lurk within however..."

    When attempting to summon a Sandstorm while the player does not have enough money:

    • "Creating a sandstorm is a very taxing job. I would prefer to have some compensation in the form of money, please."
  • Trivia[]

    • The name "Ba'kii Kum" is a reference to a desert town on the same name in the game CrossCode.