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Enchanted Sword (item)

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Enchanted Sword
Enchanted Sword inventory icon
Statistics
Type Weapon
Damage 24
Knockback 5.25
Max stack 1
Velocity 9.5
Critical chance 4%
Rarity Rarity Level: 2
Use time 17 (Very Fast)
Tooltip Shoots an enchanted sword beam
Sell 40 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 989
Breakable Background
Sword Sprites
Enchanted Sword comparison.png
Fake (left), real (right)
For the enemy of the same name, see Enchanted Sword (NPC).

The Enchanted Sword is an extremely rare sword. It fires a sword projectile that costs no ammunition or mana, and both the sword and projectiles produce lingering sparks that emit large amounts of light. As of 1.3 the sword is auto-swung. Its projectiles can fire roughly every 1-2 seconds.

The Enchanted Sword can only be obtained by breaking a background item that has a chance of being generated randomly on world creation in the Cavern layer. The background item appears as the hilt of a sword protruding from rock. There are two different breakable background objects that look similar, but only one of them will drop the sword.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Sword in Mini Biomes
Sword Mini Biomes.png
Sword in Mini Biomes, with the false shrine
on the left and a true one on the right.
  • As of 1.3, the sword can be found in an underground mini-biome, shown right.
  • The best modifier is Legendary.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The concept of a sword being stuck into stone originates from The Sword and The Stone, in which King Arthur was the only person who was able to pull a sword from its resting place in a stone.
  • The Enchanted Sword shares similarities to weapons from Legend of Zelda games, including the way it is obtained, the existence of fake swords, and the ability to fire sword-shaped projectiles.
  • The design bears strong resemblance to that of the Enchanted Boomerang, along with their similar names.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.0.1: Swords can be found within Unique Mini Biome, buffed stats.
  • 1.2: Introduced.
Projectile Melee Weapons
 
Beam swords Enchanted Sword Beam.png • Beam Sword Beam.png • Excalibur Beam.png • Night's Edge Beam.png • Terra Blade Beam.png
Other Projectiles Frost Projectile.png • Starfury (Projectile).png • Bee Projectile.gif • Ice Sickle Projectile.gif • Claymore Projectile.gif • Saber Projectile.gif • Frost Projectile.png • Death Sickle Projectile.gif • Tree Sword Projectile.gif • Horseman's Blade Projectile.png • Saber Projectile.gif • Plantera Seed.png • Mushroom Spear projectile.gif • North Pole projectile.gif
Projectile Only Scourge of the Corruptor Projectile1.png • Vampire Knives Projectile.png
Weapons (List):

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