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Rainbow Rod
Rainbow Rod inventory icon
Statistics
Type Weapon
Damage 74Pc only.png, 84Console only.pngMobile only.png
Knockback 6
Max stack 1
Mana 18Pc only.png, 10Console only.pngMobile only.png
Velocity 6
Critical chance 4%
Rarity Rarity Level: 5
Use time 17 (Very Fast)
Tooltip Casts a controllable rainbow
Sell 4 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 495
Rainbow Rod's Projectile

The Rainbow Rod is a Hardmode magic weapon that launches a mouse-controllable projectile, similar to the Flamelash or Magic Missile. The projectile is white, and emits a good deal of light that rotates through the entire color spectrum. Unlike the Flamelash, the Rainbow Rod's projectile can move through Water without dissipating, as well as Lava. It can be controlled for up to one minute before dissipating.

Its best Modifier is Mythical.

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil /
Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Soul of Sight.png Soul of Sight 15
Soul of Light.png Soul of Light 8
Pixie Dust.png Pixie Dust 10
Unicorn Horn.png Unicorn Horn 2
Crystal Shard.png Crystal Shard 10
Result
Rainbow Rod.png Rainbow Rod 1

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Rainbow Rod can also be used to light areas remotely.
  • Hovering over any slots in the inventory (should it be open) will cause the loss of control of any controlled projectile, flinging it forwards in the direction the cursor was last moving.
  • In the mobile version, the Rainbow Rod can be grouped with multiple projectiles to cause massive damage upon impact of an enemy.
  • In the mobile version, it's also a rare drop from the Chaos Elemental, a underground Hallow enemy.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.0.1: Reduced crafting cost and use time, increased damage from 72 to 74.
  • 1.2.3:
    • Base damage raised from 53 to 72.
    • Mana requirement raised from 10 to 18.
  • 1.1: Introduced.
Weapons (List):

Terra Blade.png Melee Weapons ( Gungnir.png Other) • Pulse Bow.png Ranged Weapons ( Stynger.png Other) • Spectre Staff.png Magic Weapons • Holy Water.png Other Weapons