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Cave Bat

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Cave Bat
Cave Bat.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentUnderground
AI TypeBat AI
Damage13 / 26 (92) (116)
Max Life16 / 32 (140) (176)
Defense2 / 2 (8) (10)
KB Resist20% / 28%
Inflicts debuffFeral BiteFeral BiteDesktop VersionConsole Version
10% chance

Debuff duration30 - 90 seconds
Debuff tooltipIncreased damage, Decreased life regen, Causes status effects
BannerCave Bat BannerCave Bat Banner
Drops
Coins 90 Copper Coin

The Cave Bat is a common type of Bat found only in the Cavern layer. They are fairly small, and can be difficult to hit with certain weapons. One is to proceed with caution when entering caves early on, as the Cave Bat can pose a moderate threat when one is not prepared to deal with them. If a world is in Expert mode, they can inflict the Feral Bite Debuff and deal more damage, making them more dangerous than those on a normal world. Like most other bats, they cannot enter water.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Once a world enters Hardmode, Cave Bats will be mostly overrun by Giant Bats, making them a bit less common than they were pre-Hardmode.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • You can easily farm for the Cave Bat's item drops if you have a Bat Statue. The bats spawned won't drop any coins, but they will still drop items if summoned with the statue.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.0.6: Health reduced from 25 to 16; damage reduced from 15 to 13.
  • Desktop 1.0.5:
    • May no longer enter water and doesn't make a splash sound when hitting water.
    • Now have a specific death sound effect.
    • Health reduced from 45 to 25; damage reduced from 25 to 15.