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Stynger

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Stynger
Stynger inventory icon
Statistics
Type Weapon
Damage 45 (Ranged)
Knockback 5
Max stack 1
Velocity 9
Critical chance 4%
Rarity Rarity Level: 7
Use time 21 (Fast)
Tooltip Shoots an explosive bolt
Sell 7 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 1258
Not to be confused with Stingers, a crafting material.
A player firing a Stynger

The Stynger is a ranged weapon dropped by Golem. It auto-fires Stynger Bolts, which are initially dropped by Golem along with the weapon, and can also later be purchased from the Witch Doctor or Arms Dealer when the Stynger is in the player's inventory.

Stynger Bolts explode on impact, dealing damage to anything in the explosion radius. Arching shrapnel is thrown from the explosion, each causing additional smaller explosions that inflict the same base damage.

The Stynger's best Modifier is Unreal.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Stynger counts as a rocket weapon for the purposes of Shroomite armor.
  • The shrapnel explosion doesn't damage the shooter, allowing it to be used even at point-blank.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Due to its explosive attacks, the Stynger can often finish enemies without the need for precision aiming. This is very convenient in stressful situations, such as when a target's location is unknown (i.e. dark areas).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Stynger might be a reference to the RYNO V from Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time, as it looks quite similar.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.0.1: Damage increased from 43 to 45.
  • 1.2.4: Fixed shrapnel now only does direct explosion damage.
  • 1.2: Introduced.
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Terra Blade.png Melee Weapons ( Gungnir.png Other) • Pulse Bow.png Ranged Weapons ( Stynger.png Other) • Spectre Staff.png Magic Weapons  • Pygmy Staff.png Summoning weapons • Holy Water.png Other Weapons
 
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