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Demon Eye

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The Demon Eye is a common flying enemy that appears on most Surface biomes during the night. It has a slow turn rate, follows the player, and bounces off blocks. Its trajectory is changed when hit with a weapon that causes knockback.

Variants[edit | edit source]

There are fourteen variants of the Demon Eye, all of which have the same drops and drop chances.

Demon Eye
Demon Eye.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage18 / 36 (64)
Max Life60 / 120 (264)
Defense2 / 2 (4)
KB Resist20% / 28%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins75*75 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeDemon EyeVariant 2
Demon Eye.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage20 / 41 (73)
Max Life69 / 138 (303)
Defense2 / 2 (4)
KB Resist32% / 39%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins86*86 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeCataract Eye
Cataract Eye.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage18 / 36 (64)
Max Life65 / 130 (286)
Defense4 / 4 (8)
KB Resist30% / 37%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins75*75 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeCataract EyeVariant 2
Cataract Eye.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage20 / 41 (73)
Max Life74 / 149 (328)
Defense4 / 4 (9)
KB Resist41% / 46%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins86*86 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeSleepy Eye
Sleepy Eye.png
Drops
Coins75*75 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeSleepy EyeVariant 2
Sleepy Eye.png
Drops
Coins82*82 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeDilated Eye
Dilated Eye.png
Drops
Coins75*75 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeDialated EyeVariant 2
Dilated Eye.png
Drops
Coins67*67 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeGreen Eye
Green Eye.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage20 / 40 (72)
Max Life60 / 120 (264)
Defense0
KB Resist20% / 28%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins75*75 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeGreen EyeVariant 2
Green Eye.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage17 / 34 (61)
Max Life51 / 102 (224)
Defense0
KB Resist8% / 17%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins63*63 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyePurple Eye
Purple Eye.png
Drops
Coins75*75 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyePurple EyeVariant 2
Purple Eye.png
Drops
Coins82*82 Copper Coin.png
Demon EyeOwl Demon EyeHalloween Variant 1
Demon Eye Halloween Variant 1.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage16 / 32 (56)
Max Life75 / 150 (330)
Defense6 / 6 (12)
KB Resist30% / 37%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins100*1 Silver Coin.png
Demon EyeSpaceship Demon EyeHalloween Variant 2
Demon Eye Halloween Variant 2.png
Statistics
TypeFlying Enemy
EnvironmentSurface
AI TypeDemon Eye AI
Damage20 / 40 (72)
Max Life60 / 120 (264)
Defense4 / 4 (8)
KB Resist35% / 42%
BannerDemon Eye BannerDemon Eye Banner
Drops
Coins100*1 Silver Coin.png

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Like Zombies, Demon Eyes sometimes spawn as either larger or smaller than normal; larger demon eyes have more health, damage, defense, and knockback resistance, while smaller demon eyes are faster and harder to hit.
  • Demon Eyes appear more often during a new moon.
  • Although the Dilated Eye variant appears to have a large, black pupil, its drop rate for Black Lenses are not guaranteed nor raised.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Demon Eyes attempt to fly straight towards the player. This allows for relatively easy escape by hiding behind a wall.
  • Due to the fact they cannot enter water, they cannot reach you if you are completely submerged. However, you can still hit them with your broadsword or any ranged weapon.
  • New players may find that spear-type weapons are quite effective against these.
  • It is also recommended to use ranged weapons, such as the Wooden Bow, when dealing with Demon Eyes, as they spend much of their time out of reach. The best time to attack it is when it is turning, as a successful hit will knock it back and interrupt its flight pattern, allowing you to get in more shots before it reaches you.
  • If you swing in a different direction each time with your sword, you can effectively trap Demon Eyes with knockback in your sword's range, as the sword will knock it in the way you are facing.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.2: Several new variants for the Demon Eye introduced.
  • Desktop 1.0.5: May no longer enter water without making a splash noise.