Frost Staff

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Frost Staff
  • Frost Staff item sprite
Autofire
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Statistics
TypeWeapon
Damage46 Desktop VersionConsole Version / 53 Old-gen console versionMobile Version3DS VersionMagic
Knockback5 (Average)
Mana14
Critical chance4%
Use time20 Very Fast
Velocity16
TooltipShoots a stream of frost
RarityRarity level: 5
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Projectile created
  • Frost Bolt Staff
    Frost Bolt Staff


Not to be confused with Staff of the Frost Hydra.
The Frost Staff in action. Notice how it pierces the first enemy, but not the second.

The Frost Staff is a Hardmode magic weapon that has a 2% drop chance from Icy Mermen, Ice Elementals and Ice Golems, all of which are found in the Snow Biome or Underground Snow biome. It shoots an ice sphere which travels in a straight line, pierces a single enemy, and disappears after striking a second.

Its best modifier is Mythical.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • If obtained early in Hardmode, it can be quite deadly until better weapons are obtained. With its fast speed, average and fair knockback, it can deal with crowds of enemies.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Frost Staff functions somewhat similarly to a Gem Staff.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.3.0.1: Damage increased from 43 to 46.
  • Unknown: The projectile shot by the Frost Staff is no longer stacked; if an enemy had more health than a single projectile could hit, the other projectile would also hit the enemy, meaning that piercing would only apply if the enemy could be killed with a single projectile.
  • Desktop 1.2.3:
    • Damage decreased from 53 to 43.
    • Mana usage increased from 10 to 14