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Cutlass inventory icon
Type Weapon
Damage 49 (Melee)
Knockback 4
Max stack 1
Critical chance 4%
Rarity Rarity Level: 4
Use time 17 (Very Fast)
Sell 3 Gold Coin 60 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 672

The Cutlass is a rare sword that has a 0.5% (1 in 200) chance to be dropped by Pirate enemies in a Pirate Invasion. The Cutlass deals good damage and can be swung continuously at very high speed.

Its best Modifier is Legendary.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The odds of getting at least one Cutlass over the course of a Pirate Invasion are about 45%.
  • Since this Weapon is quite strong and available very early in Hardmode, Melee Characters are recommended to get it as soon as possible.
  • This can be considered a Hardmode equivalent of the Muramasa - it automatically swings, has a very fast attack speed, and relatively low knockback.
  • When talking to an NPC, you can only swing your Cutlass once per click, meaning you cannot swing it continuously.
  • It has a dark outline and transparent pixels in its blade, so against dark backgrounds it looks deformed.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Damage and usage speed slightly decreased.
  • 1.2: Introduced.
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