Antlion Charger

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Antlion Charger
Antlion Charger.png
Type Enemy
Environment Underground Desert – Sandstorm
AI Type Fighter AI
Damage 24 / 48 (42) Desktop VersionConsole Version
Max Life 70 / 140 (154) Desktop VersionConsole Version
Defense 16
KB Resist 80% / 82 Desktop VersionConsole Version
Antlion Charger Banner.png
Coins 80 Copper Coin
Item (Quantity) Rate
Antlion Mandible.png
Mandible Blade.png
Internal NPC ID: 508
Desktop VersionConsole Version Desktop/Console-Only Content: This information applies only to the desktop and console versions of Terraria.

The Antlion Charger is an enemy similar in appearance to the Antlion. Unlike the Antlion, the Antlion Charger will, as its name suggests, charge at the player instead of remaining stationary. It is found in the Underground Desert or on surface Deserts during pre-Hardmode Sandstorms. It can rarely drop the Mandible Blade.

New players should be cautious around the Antlion Charger as its high health and knockback resistance make it significantly more difficult to kill than an Antlion, while its high speed makes it difficult to escape.

Due to the large amount of small pockets in the Underground Desert, players will often be able to see the where the charger is and the space it's able to move in before they have to face it. This makes it possible to come up with a strategy before fighting, or avoid it entirely.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Antlion Charger can spawn anywhere with Hardened Sand Walls.
  • If left alone for a short while, it will charge at the player extremely fast, becoming virtually unstoppable. This is presumed to be a bug.
  • Antlion Chargers can spawn on the desert surface during a Sandstorm.

History[edit | edit source]

Antlion.png Antlion • Albino Antlion.png Albino Antlion Mobile only.pngOld-gen console version3DS logo.svg • Antlion Charger.png Antlion Charger • Antlion Swarmer.png Antlion Swarmer Desktop VersionConsole Version
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