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Beam Sword

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Beam Sword
Stack digit 1.png
Beam Sword inventory icon
Statistics
Type Weapon
Damage 52 (Melee)
Knockback 6.5 (Strong)
Critical chance 4%
Use time 14 (Very Fast)
Velocity 11
Tooltip Shoots a beam of light
Rarity Rarity Level: 4
Sell  10 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 723
Animation of the Beam Sword.

The Beam Sword is a rare Hardmode sword that fires a gold-colored projectile that also emits a small amount of light. It can be swung more frequently than its projectile can fire. It has a 1/150 (0.67%) chance of being dropped by Armored Skeletons.

Its best Modifier is Legendary.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The beam cannot penetrate terrain, or more than one enemy.
  • The beam has an internal cooldown of approximately 1 second. The weapon cannot be switched to another item while the beam is on cool-down. The end of the cooldown is signaled by the same sound as your mana refilling.
  • The Beam Sword sword is very similar to the Enchanted Sword, in appearance and in effect.
    • Though it is generally a direct upgrade to said Enchanted Sword, it does not autoswing, while the Enchanted Sword does.
  • In the Console only.png Console version the beam sword will sometimes spawn worms when it would normally spawn the beam. (confirmed on Xbox one)

History[edit | edit source]

Projectile Melee Weapons
 
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Other Projectiles Ice Bolt.png • Bee (projectile).gif • Mushroom (projectile).gif • Starfury (projectile).png • Ice Sickle (projectile).gif • Spore Cloud (projectile).gif • Frost Bolt.png • Spore Cloud (projectile).gif • Seedler (projectile).png • Flower Pow Petal.png • Golden Shower (projectile).png • Death Sickle (projectile).gif • Mushroom (projectile).gif • Ghast (animated).gif • Charged Blaster Orb.gif • North Pole projectile.gif • Ornament (friendly) (projectile).gif • Chlorophyte Orb (projectile).gif • Flaming Jack.gif • Flying Dragon (projectile).png • Star Wrath (projectile).png • Terrarian Projectile.png • Projectile 502.png
Projectile Only Shadowflame Knife.png • Vampire Knife (projectile).png • Eater's Bite (projectile).pngTiny Eater.gif • Daybreak (projectile).png
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