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This is a donator item! It is dedicated to: Uber
Turtle Drums
  • Turtle Drums item sprite
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Percussion Instrument
Damage78 Symphonic
Knockback6 Average
Critical chance4%
Use time30 Average
TooltipReleases two horizontal bursts of sound
Deals additional damage to enemies on the ground
Inflicts DebuffPoisoned.pngPoisoned
Debuff duration2 seconds
Debuff tooltipSlowly losing life
RarityRarity level: Donator
Sell50000*5 Gold Coin.png
EmpowermentsEmpowerment - Aquatic Ability.pngEmpowerment - Movement Speed.pngEmpowerment - Jump Height.png

The Turtle Drums is a craftable Hardmode Bard weapon. It releases two bursts of sound to the the left and right of the player, which slowly come to a stop. Each burst of sound pierces through multiple enemies, inflicts the Poisoned debuff, and deals extra damage against targets that are on the ground. When used, it empowers nearby players and the user with the Aquatic Ability I, Movement Speed II, and Jump Height III empowerments.

Its best modifier is Fabled.



Crafting Station
Mythril Anvil.pngMythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.pngOrichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Cloth.png Cloth 10
Turtle Shell.png Turtle Shell 1
Chlorophyte Bar.png Chlorophyte Bar 10
Turtle Drums.png Turtle Drums 1


  • Although the bursts of sound are capable of passing through tiles, they cannot deal damage to enemies when they do so.
  • If the Show Donator Item Color configuration option is disabled, the Turtle Drums will have a rarity of Rarity Level: 7 instead of the standard Rarity level: Donator.


    • Buffed damage from 76 to 78 and use time from 38 to 30.
    • Now grants Empowerment - Aquatic Ability I, Empowerment - Movement Speed II, and Empowerment - Jump Height III.
  • Introduced.