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Dune Splicer

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Dune Splicer
Dune Splicer.png
Type Burrowing Enemy
Environment Underground Desert – Sandstorm
AI Type Worm
Max Life 500 / 1000 Desktop only.png
KB Resist 100%
Immune to: Confused.png
Dune Splicer Banner.png
Coins 7 Silver Coin
Internal NPC ID: 510-512

The Dune Splicer is a worm-type Hardmode enemy that spawns in the Underground Desert, or within the surface Desert during a Sandstorm. It is the Hardmode version of the Tomb Crawler. Like other worms, it moves through blocks and requires them to move about.

Parts[edit | edit source]

Dune Splicer (Head)
Dune Splicer (Head).png
Type Enemy
Damage 58 / 116 Desktop only.png
Defense 0
Internal NPC ID: 510
Dune Splicer (Body)
Dune Splicer (Body).png
Type Enemy
Damage 54 / 108 Desktop only.png
Defense 20
Internal NPC ID: 511
Dune Splicer (Tail)
Dune Splicer (Tail).png
Type Enemy
Damage 50 / 100 Desktop only.png
Defense 30
Internal NPC ID: 512

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This enemy is noticeably larger than other worms, being up to 21 segments long. They also have a minimum size of 12 segments.
  • The Dune Splicer is very agile, and can turn very quickly. This can be especially dangerous due to the Dune Splicer's large hitbox.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.3:
    • Increased health from 400 to 500.
    • Increased defense.
    • Can now also spawn on the Desert surface during a Sandstorm.
  • Introduced.
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