Wasp Gun

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Wasp Gun
Autofire
Stack digit 1.png
Wasp Gun inventory icon
Statistics
Type Weapon
Damage 21 Pc only.png / 19 Mobile only.png / 14 Console only.png (Magic)
Knockback 0 (No Knockback)
Mana 6
Critical chance 4%
Use time 11 (Very Fast)
Velocity 9
Rarity Rarity Level: 8
Sell 10 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 1155

The Wasp Gun is a Hardmode, post-Plantera magic weapon that fires 2-6 homing wasp projectiles that ricochet off surfaces, and the wasps home in on nearby enemies and deal damage to them. It has a 14.29% chance to be dropped by Plantera. It is essentially an upgraded Hardmode version of the Bee Gun. The wasps deal no knockback.

Its best Modifier is Demonic.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The projectiles will dissipate upon contact with water and lava, but not honey.
  • The wasps are not affected by the Hive Pack in any way. This is most likely because they are wasps, and the Hive Pack only affects bees.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • May not be very effective against Hardmode enemies due to the low per-wasp damage and high enemy defense, even though the gun is dropped by Plantera. This can be especially apparent when attempting to trigger the Spectre armor set bonus, which requires a minimum 5 damage per hit to activate.
  • Because of that (and the fact that the wasps pierce, triggering enemy invincibility) it's useful to not spawn too many of them and switch to a different weapon after casting some.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.0.1: Damage increased from 19 to 21.
  • 1.2.3: Damage increased from 14 to 19.
  • 1.2: Introduced.
Weapons (List):

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 Thrown weapons