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Frostburn Arrow

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Frostburn Arrow
  • Frostburn Arrow item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Statistics
TypeAmmunition
Damage9 Desktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version / 7 Old-gen console version3DS VersionRanged
Knockback2.2 (Very Weak)
Velocity3.75
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell3*3 Copper Coin.png
Inflicts Debuff
DebuffFrostburnFrostburn
Debuff tooltipIt's either really hot or really cold. Either way it REALLY hurts
Chance33.3%
Duration 3 seconds

Frostburn Arrows are a type of ammunition which have a chance to inflict the Frostburn debuff upon hitting an enemy.

Similar to Flaming Arrows, Frostburn Arrows have a 1/3 chance to drop as an item upon impact, allowing them to be recovered. However, only 1/6 of those that do drop as an item will remain Frostburn Arrows; the rest will revert to Wooden Arrows.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Frostburn ArrowFrostburn Arrow
(10) (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version)
By Hand
Frostburn ArrowFrostburn Arrow
(5) (Old-gen console version3DS version)
total: 2 row(s)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Unlike Flaming Arrows, Frostburn Arrows do not extinguish when shot underwater.
  • Frostburn Arrows resemble Spectral Arrows, an old-generation console exclusive arrow.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Frostburn Arrows have decisive advantages over Wooden or Flaming Arrows, especially during the early game:
    • They have very common crafting ingredients: 30 Frostburn Arrows require only 1 Wood of any kind, 1 Gel, 1 Ice Block, and 30 Wooden Arrows.
    • Frostburn does slightly more damage than On Fire! and cannot be put out underwater and there are only 23 creatures which are immune to Frostburn, making Frostburn Arrows viable even until early Hardmode.
  • In the Mobile version Mobile version, the Dungeon Guardian is not immune to Frostburn and will take full damage from it. Hence, if using a bow against the Dungeon Guardian, Frostburn Arrows prove highly effective.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.3.0.1:
    • Damage increased from 7 to 9.
    • Crafting output increased from 5 to 10.