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Seashell Castanets
  • Seashell Castanets item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Percussion Instrument
Damage18 Symphonic
Knockback2 Very Weak
Critical chance4%
Use time40 Very Slow
TooltipHolds a pair of Castanets in front of you, that release damaging vibrations
Holding them longer increases its damage and knockback
RarityRarity Level: 1
Sell2200*22 Silver Coin.png
EmpowermentsEmpowerment - Aquatic Ability.png

The Seashell Castanets are a pair of craftable Pre-Hardmode Bard weapons that release damaging vibrations. Holding them increase damage and knockback by up to 150%, and velocity by up to 30%. When used, they empower nearby players and the user with the Aquatic Ability I empowerment.

Its best modifier is Fabled.



Crafting Station
Iron Anvil.pngIron Anvil /
Lead Anvil.pngLead Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Coral.png Coral 6
Seashell.png Seashell 2
Seashell Castanets.png Seashell Castanets 1


  • Recipe updated.
  • Added audio indicator when reaching maximum charge.
  • Nerfed by disabling inspiration regeneration while charging. Nerfed inspiration cost from 1 to 2, knockback from 3 to 2, and velocity from 10 to 8. Buffed maximum projectile damage from 220% to 250% and maximum projectile knockback from 220% to 250%.
    • Buffed damage from 14 to 18, inspiration cost from 3 to 1, use time from 42 to 40, and nerfed damage and knockback increase on hold from 50% per empower to 40% per empower.
    • Now grants Empowerment - Aquatic Ability I.
  • Introduced.