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The Javelin
  • The Javelin item sprite
Auto-use
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeWeapon
Uses ammoRockets
Damage650 Ranged
Knockback10 Extremely Strong
Critical chance4%
Use time30 Average
Velocity15
Tooltip'You are become death...'
Launches a homing missile fuelled by death itself
15% chance to not consume rockets
RarityRarity Level: 12
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The Javelin firing animation. Note the missile automatically aiming towards the Zombie.

The Javelin is a craftable post-Moon Lord Launcher. Like most launchers, it uses basic Rockets as ammo, shooting missiles that home towards nearby enemies and create large, deathly explosions immediately upon enemy or tile contact. Additionally, it has a 15% chance to not consume rocket ammunition.

Its best modifier is Unreal.

Crafting[]

Recipe[]

Crafting Station
Ancient Manipulator.pngAncient Manipulator
Ingredient(s) Amount
Death Essence.png Death Essence 3
Result
The Javelin.png The Javelin 1

Trivia[]

  • This item's tooltip is a reference to a quote from the Bhagavad Gita, more commonly associated with J. Robert Oppenheimer, the "father of the atomic bomb": "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."

History[]

  • 1.6.5.0:
    • Sprite updated.
    • Damage increased from 450 to 650 and buffed blast radius greatly.
  • 1.4.3.4:
    • Damage increased from 300 to 450.
    • Knockback increased from 4 to 10.
    • Use time decreased from 38 to 30.
    • No longer inflicts Cursed Inferno or has differing explosion sizes.
    • Now has a chance to not consume rockets.
  • 1.2.6.4: Introduced.
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