Armored Skeleton

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Armored Skeleton
Armored Skeleton.png
Type Undead Enemy
Environment Underground – Cavern
AI Type Fighter
Damage 40 / 80 Desktop only.png
Max Life 260 / 520 Desktop only.png
Defense 28
KB Resist 60% / 64 Desktop only.png
Inflicts debuff
Broken Armor.png Broken Armor 
16.67% chance
Debuff duration 120 seconds / 240 seconds Desktop only.png
Debuff tooltip Defense is cut in half
Immune to: Poisoned.pngVenom.png
Armored Skeleton Banner.png Armored Skeleton Banner 
Coins 4 Silver Coin
Item (Quantity) Rate
Armor Polish.png Armor Polish 
1% / 2% Desktop only.png
Beam Sword.png Beam Sword 
Internal NPC ID: 77

The Armored Skeleton is a Hardmode enemy which can be found in the Caverns during Hardmode along with Skeleton Archers. They have a 1/6 chance to inflict the Broken Armor debuff for 2 minutes (4 minutes in Expert Mode) on contact. They are immune to the Poisoned and Venom debuffs.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Approximately below lava level, a slightly larger, more powerful version of Armored Skeletons can spawn. They have 400 / 800 Desktop only.png health and 32 defense.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.5: Sprite updated.
  • Now has a chance to drop its respective banner.
  • 1.2:
    • Health, damage and defense reduced from 340, 60 and 36 to 260, 40 and 28 respectively.
    • 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.
  • 1.1: Introduced.
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