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Bat Scepter

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Bat Scepter
  • Bat Scepter item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage45 (Magic)
Knockback3 (Very weak)
Mana6 Desktop version / 3 Console VersionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS version
Critical chance4%
Use time12 (Very fast)
TooltipSummons bats to attack your enemies
Rarity8*Rarity level: 8
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Bat
A player attacking with the Bat Scepter. Note the homing abilities of the bat projectiles.

The Bat Scepter is a Hardmode, post-Plantera magic weapon that auto-fires Console VersionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS version 1–3 / Desktop version 2–3 homing bat projectiles per shot. The projectiles will not bounce off blocks, but will dissipate upon contact instead, unlike the Bee Gun and Wasp Gun. The Bat Scepter is dropped by Pumpking during the Pumpkin Moon event.

Its best modifier is Mythical.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Bats will not start homing in on an enemy immediately; they must travel a certain distance first. Since they are fired in a random cone pattern and disappear rather than ricochet on contact with blocks, this restricts the number of bats that can hit an enemy in confined areas like the Dungeon.
  • The projectiles cannot enter water or lava, but can enter honey.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • It can be considered the "Halloween version" of the Bee Gun and Wasp Gun.
  • Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions The Bat Scepter makes the same sound as wings when fired.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop
    • Average bats per cast increased from 2 to 2.5.
    • Mana cost increased from 3 to 6.
  • Console 1.02: Introduced with mechanics from Desktop
  • 3DS-Release: Introduced with mechanics from Desktop