Frostburn Arrow

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Frostburn Arrow
  • Frostburn Arrow item spriteold Frostburn Arrow item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Statistics
Type
Damage9 Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions / 7 Old-gen console version3DS version (Ranged)
Knockback2.2 (Very weak)
Velocity3.75
Rarity00*Rarity level: 0
Sell3
Research99 required
Inflicts Debuff
DebuffFrostburnFrostburn
Debuff tooltipIt's either really hot or really cold. Either way it REALLY hurts
Chance33.3%
Duration3 seconds
Projectile created
  • Frostburn Arrow
    Frostburn Arrow

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

Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS version Similar to Flaming Arrows, Frostburn Arrows have a 33.33*1/3 (33.33%) chance to drop as an item upon impact, allowing them to be recovered though only 1/3 of those that do drop as an item will remain Frostburn Arrows; the rest will revert to Wooden Arrows. This means that on average one out of nine fired Frostburn arrows may be recovered.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipes[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.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Frostburn Arrows have decisive advantages over Wooden or Flaming Arrows, especially during the early game:
    • They have extremely 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 30 enemies which are immune to Frostburn, making these Arrows usable even until early Hardmode.
      • The Frost Armor can replace them with the Endless Quiver, as the armor's set bonus imbues all ranged and melee attacks with this debuff.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

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