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The Black Dagger
  • The Black Dagger item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage20 Throwing
Knockback4 Weak
Critical chance4%
Use time12 Left-click
22 Right-click
TooltipRight click to throw a volley of enemy sticking daggers
Dealing damage grants you stacking damage and withers enemies at 50 stacks
Overuse of this weapon exhausts you, massively reducing its damage
Killing enemies recovers some of your exhaustion
Grants BuffDarkness Within.pngDarkness Within
Buff duration10 seconds
Buff tooltipOnly the strongest foes will feed your hunger
Inflicts DebuffWither.pngWither
Debuff duration3 seconds
Debuff tooltipWITHER AWAY!!!
Inflicts DebuffExhaustion.pngExhaustion
Debuff duration20 seconds
Debuff tooltipSome throwing items are now much weaker
RarityRarity Level: 10
Buy / Sell25 Vanquisher Medal / 50000*5 Gold Coin.png

The Black Dagger is a non-consumable Hardmode throwing weapon that can autofire. It is sold by the Tracker after completing the "Tracker's End" contract. It rapidly throws shadow daggers that are not affected by gravity. When using right-click, it will instead throw a volley of 3 shadow daggers that arc down after a large distance and stick to hit enemies. Like other Black Weapons, The Black Dagger grants the Darkness Within buff, granting stacking damage for each hit before peaking at 50 stacks. After reaching 50 stacks, it will inflict the Wither debuff on hit enemies.

Like most non-consumable throwing weapons, using this weapon builds up an exhaustion meter that appears below the player. Not using the weapon will make the meter slowly go back down. However, if it becomes completely filled, the user will be inflicted with the Exhaustion debuff, causing all non-consumable throwing weapons to deal massively decreased damage for some time. The meter resets after the debuff ends.

Its best modifier is Unreal.


  • It is recommended that you use any Black Weapons along with The Black Cane as the Darkness Within buff that it creates will stack, making it easier to get to 50 stacks.


    • Nerfed left click use time from 7 to 12 and right click use time from 16 to 22.
    • Added Exhaustion mechanic.
    • Sprite updated.
    • Left click use time increased from 6 to 7, right click use time decreased from 24 to 16, and knockback decreased from 5 to 4.
    • Sell value increased from 25000*2 Gold Coin.png 50 Silver Coin.png to 125000*12 Gold Coin.png 50 Silver Coin.png.
    • Reduced damage from 50 to 20.
    • Sell value decreased from 125000*12 Gold Coin.png 50 Silver Coin.png to 25000*2 Gold Coin.png 50 Silver Coin.png.
    • Reduced maximum damage stacks from 100 to 50.
    • Reduced Wither duration from 10 to 3 seconds.
  • Removed shadow damage.
  • Introduced.