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Excalibur

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Excalibur
  • Excalibur item sprite
Autoswing
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Damage66 Desktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version / 47 Old-gen console version3DS VersionMelee
Knockback4.5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time20 Very Fast
RarityRarity level: 5
Sell46000*4 Gold Coin.png 60 Silver Coin.png
Animation of the Excalibur.

The Excalibur is a Hardmode sword which is capable of autoswing and can be crafted with Hallowed Bars. When swung, it emits the light particles typical of the Hallowed theme.

Its best modifier is Legendary.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Excalibur can be swung while walking backwards, which is useful for knocking back enemies during retreat.
  • Unmodified Excalibur sells for slightly less that the Hallowed Bars required to make it (46000*4 Gold Coin.png 60 Silver Coin.png vs. 48000*4 Gold Coin.png 80 Silver Coin.png), but since the random modifiers increase a melee weapon price by 11.2% on average, crafting and selling Excaliburs in bulk is still about 6.6% more profitable.
    • A better option is to craft several Excaliburs, sell the good ones as-is, and upgrade the worse ones into True Excaliburs (which is a good use of surplus Broken Hero Swords, as noted on their page).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to patch 1.2, the Excalibur was the strongest sword in the game.
  • Excalibur is the mythical sword of King Arthur from Arthurian legends. While some sources conflate Excalibur with the "Sword In The Stone" by which Arthur proved his kingship, more reliable sources have them as two separate swords. (Excalibur is later given to Arthur by the Lady In The Lake.) In Terraria, the Sword In The Stone is separately represented by the Enchanted Sword item.
  • The Enchanted Sword enemy shares the Excalibur's sprite design.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.1:
    • Damage increased from 57 to 66.
    • Use Time decreased from 25 to 20.