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Devil's Claw
  • Devil's Claw item sprite
Auto-use
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeWeapon
Damage375 Magic
Knockback7 Strong
Mana3
Critical chance10%
Use time7 Insanely Fast
Velocity12
Tooltip'Blinding molten fury eviscerates the weak...'
Unleashes slashes of infinite heat at your cursor's position
Inflicts DebuffMelting.pngMelting
Debuff duration3 seconds
Debuff tooltipRapidly losing life
RarityRarity Level: 12
Sell200000*20 Gold Coin.png

Devil's Claw swinging animation.

The Devil's Claw is a craftable post-Moon Lord magic weapon that rapidly unleashes magma slashes randomly upon the cursor's location, severely damaging all enemies within and inflicting the Melting debuff.

Its best modifier is either Masterful for mana conservation, or Godly for crit and knockback. It cannot get the Mythical modifier due to its low mana cost.

Crafting[]

Recipe[]

Crafting Station
Ancient Manipulator.pngAncient Manipulator
Ingredient(s) Amount
Inferno Essence.png Inferno Essence 3
Result
Devil's Claw.png Devil's Claw 1

Notes[]

  • As the slashes are centered around the cursor, they can damage enemies obscured by blocks, or even those traveling through solid blocks.
  • Unlike most magical weapons and tomes, the weapon sprite is "swung" every time an explosion is created vs. being held out stationary in front of the player.
  • Unfortunately, the invincibility frames caused by the piercing damage tend to limit this weapon's true damage output. It can easily be out-damaged by other endgame spells, such as the Almanac of Agony, Lunar Flare, and the Last Prism.
    • This being said, the utility of its block-ignoring, instant, and area damage still make it a very formidable weapon against all but the most powerful bosses.

History[]

  • 1.6.5.0: Sprite updated.
  • 1.6.1.0: Buffed to apply Melting instead of On Fire! and Singed.
  • 1.4.3.4:
    • Damage increased from 180 to 375.
    • Mana cost decreased from 5 to 3.
    • Use time decreased from 4 to 7.
    • Effect reworked.
  • 1.2.6.4: Introduced.
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