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Black Scorpion

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Black Scorpion
  • Black Scorpion item sprite
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Statistics
TypeBaitCrafting material
Bait Power15%
Use time14 Very Fast
RarityRarity Level: 1
Sell15 Silver Coin Desktop VersionConsole Version
No value Mobile Version
ScorpionBlack Scorpion
Black Scorpion.png
Statistics
TypeCritter
EnvironmentDesert
AI TypePassive AI
Damage0
Max Life5
Defense0
KB Resist0%

Black Scorpions are harmless critters that can be caught with a Bug Net and do not normally interact with the player in any other way, except in that they can be killed by both players and enemies. They have 5 health and usually serve as ambient entities in Terraria. Black Scorpions only spawn in the Desert. Its counterpart is the Scorpion.

All naturally spawned Black Scorpions can be caught with the Bug Net or Golden Bug NetDesktop VersionConsole Version, and carried in the player's inventory (or placed in storage). If a critter caught with any Bug Net is taken from inventory and "used" (placed), it is again released into the environment at the cursor and behaves as usual.

On Desktop version Desktop and Console version Console, Black Scorpions can be sold to any NPC vendor. On Mobile version Mobile version, critters cannot be sold.

All caught Black Scorpions can be crafted into Black Scorpion Cages to create animated display furniture. Once crafted, the critter cannot be released.

A Black Scorpion Cage occupies a 6x3 space. The Black Scorpion inside may follow the following patterns randomly:

  • Move from one side to the other of its cage
  • Look around to the left and right
  • Hide in the sand
  • Open and close its clamps while on the right side
  • Stab the air with its stinger while on the left side

On Desktop version Desktop version and Console version Console version Critters spawned from statues cannot be caught with the Bug Net; attempting to do so will cause the critter to disappear in a puff of smoke.

A Black Scorpion can be used for fishing, with a bait power of 15%.


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