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Dread Blaster
  • Dread Blaster item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage55 Magic
Knockback1 Extremely Weak
Critical chance4%
Use time30 Average
TooltipFires a highly concentrated flame, that can hit the same enemy multiple times
Damage expels offensive dread energy
Inflicts DebuffCursed Inferno.pngCursed Inferno
Debuff duration2 seconds concentrated flame
1 second dread energy
Debuff tooltipLosing life
RarityRarity Level: 7
Sell19200*1 Gold Coin.png 92 Silver Coin.png

The Dread Blaster is a craftable Hardmode magic gun. It fires a concentrated flame which can hit the same enemy three times, essentially tripling damage output. Dealing damage will expel up to 6 dread energy particles that surround the player for 5 seconds or until they find a nearby enemy to home in on and damage. Both the concentrated flame and dread energy inflict the Cursed Inferno debuff upon impact.

Its best Modifier is Mythical.



Crafting Station
Soul Forge.pngSoul Forge
Ingredient(s) Amount
Dread Soul.png Dread Soul 8
Dread Blaster.png Dread Blaster 1


  • The initial projectile will deal 3 hits of damage to the enemy, with each hit summoning up to two dread energies. Therefore, rapid use of the blaster could generate a very large army of dread spirits.
    • However, each dread spirit only exists for 5 seconds, so it could be difficult to "stockpile" a large army before they disappear.


  • Renamed to Dread Blaster, from Dread Staff.
    • Visuals updated.
    • Damaged reduced from 58 to 55, mana cost increased from 9 to 12, use time decreased from 32 to 30 and shooting velocity increased from 10 to 12.
  • Introduced.