Dart Rifle

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Dart Rifle
  • Dart Rifle item spriteold Dart Rifle item sprite
Autofire
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Statistics
Type
Uses ammoDarts
Damage62 (Ranged)
Knockback5.5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time38 (Very slow)
Velocity14.5
Rarity05*Rarity level: 5
Sell8
Research1 required
Desktop and Mobile versions The Dart Rifle firing Poison Darts.
Console Version The Dart Rifle firing Poison Darts.

The Dart Rifle is a Hardmode ranged weapon that consumes darts as ammunition. It has a 20*1/5 (20%) chance to be dropped by Corrupt Mimics. It is the Corruption counterpart to the Crimson Dart Pistol.

Its best modifier is Unreal.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • It does not receive any specialized boosts from Shroomite armor. General boosts are applied normally.
  • This weapon can also shoot the Seeds collected by breaking plants while carrying a Blowgun or a Blowpipe.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • It can be an extremely deadly mid-Hardmode weapon in the right situations when paired with the right darts: Crystal Darts for enclosed areas or crowded enemies, or Cursed Darts for many grounded enemies.
  • With the right gear, the Dart Rifle can do over 200 damage on a critical hit. This damage, combined with the damage over time of Cursed Darts, allows it to pick off powerful enemies with a single shot. It remains useful even past Plantera's defeat, performing sufficiently well until the Sniper Rifle becomes available.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Dart Rifle could be considered the Hardmode version of the Musket, seeing as both are obtainable in worlds containing the Corruption, and both looked almost visually identical before the Dart Rifle's sprite was changed in 1.4.0.1. The primary functional difference between the two is that the Musket consumes bullets as ammunition, instead of darts.
  • The Dart Rifle is not capable of using the Rifle Scope/Sniper Scope to zoom in on targets, likely due to it not being considered a gun.

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