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Hit Scanner
  • Hit Scanner item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Uses ammoBullets
Damage26 Ranged
Knockback3 Very Weak
Critical chance10%
Use time18 Very Fast
TooltipMusket balls shot from this gun will have no travel time
RarityRarity Level: 3
Sell5400*54 Silver Coin.png
Dropped by
Entity Quantity Rate
The Star Scouter 1 14.29%
Treasure Bag (The Star Scouter) 1 28.57%

The Hit Scanner is a gun dropped by the Pre-Hardmode boss The Star Scouter. It causes any Musket Balls or Silver Bullets it fires to travel nearly instantaneously in an almost beam-like fashion.

Its best modifier is Unreal.


  • It has a base critical chance of 10%, making it one of the few weapons that has a base critical chance higher than the standard 4%.


  • This item is based off of the term "hitscan", where bullets' paths in FPS games are calculated instantly rather than being a projectile.


  • Sprite updated.
  • Nerfed velocity from 15 to 12.
  • Nerfed use time from 14 to 18, knockback from 4 to 3, buffed damage from 22 to 26 and critical strike chance from 6% to 10%.
  • Introduced.