Armored Skeleton

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Armored Skeleton
Armored Skeleton.png
Statistics
Type
Environment
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage40 / 80
Max Life260 / 520
Defense28
KB Resist60% / 64%
BannerArmored Skeleton BannerArmored Skeleton Banner
Immune toPoisonedVenom
Inflicts debuff
DebuffBroken ArmorBroken Armor
Debuff tooltipDefense is cut in half
Chance16.67%
Duration120 seconds / 240 seconds
Drops
Coins400*4 Silver Coin.png
Armored SkeletonHeavy Skeleton
Armored Skeleton.png
Statistics
Type
Environment
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage50 / 101
Max Life400
Defense32
KB Resist66% / 69%
BannerArmored Skeleton BannerArmored Skeleton Banner
Immune toPoisonedVenom
Inflicts debuff
DebuffBroken ArmorBroken Armor
Debuff tooltipDefense is cut in half
Chance16.67%
Duration120 seconds / 240 seconds
Drops
Coins459*4 Silver Coin.png 59 Copper Coin.png

The Armored Skeleton is a Hardmode enemy which can be found in the Caverns. It has a 1/6 chance to inflict the Broken Armor debuff for 2 minutes / 4 minutes on contact.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Approximately slightly above lava level, a larger and more powerful version of Armored Skeletons can spawn. It is called "Heavy Skeleton" internally.
  • Armored Skeletons are the only source of Armor Polish before having defeated Plantera.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.2:
    • Health reduced from 340 to 260, damage reduced from 60 to 40, and defense reduced from 36 to 28.
    • Now has a chance to drop Armor Polish and/or a Beam Sword.
    • Heavy Skeleton variant no longer has a unique name, but it retains its stats.