Blizzard Staff

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Blizzard Staff
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Blizzard Staff inventory icon
Type Weapon
Damage 58 (Magic)
Knockback 5.4 (Average)
Mana 9
Critical chance 4%
Use time 10 (Very Fast)
Rarity Rarity Level: 8
Sell 5 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 1931
Blizzard Staff in action.

The Blizzard Staff is a Hardmode, post-Plantera magic weapon that summons a storm of non-piercing icicles from above that travel in the general direction of the cursor. Four projectiles are fired per "swing" (10 frames). The Blizzard Staff is dropped by the Ice Queen during the Frost Moon event. The Lunar Flare behaves very similarly to this weapon, except that its projectiles travel through walls, are more precise, and have a higher DPS, making the Lunar Flare essentially a direct upgrade. In turn, the Blizzard Staff can be considered a direct upgrade of the Meteor Staff.

Its best Modifier is Mythical

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Projectiles spawned within blocks travel through them to an extent, similar to the Star Veil or Starfury, but not as reliably. The Blizzard Staff's projectiles are more likely to be obstructed by ceilings before they reach the player's depth. Therefore, it is much more effective in open areas on the surface or in underground areas with very high ceilings.
  • Velocity is slowed in water.
  • On the Console only.png Console versions, the Blizzard Staff's range is reduced to the player's normal reach.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Blizzard Staff may be a reference to the Blue Knight from the video game Castle Crashers, as his magic splash attack rains ice on enemies.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.2.3:
    • Mana cost increased from 5 to 9.
    • Fixed bug where the Blizzard Staff could shoot upwards if you were standing on the bottom of The Underworld.
  • 1.2.2: Introduced.
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