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Stack digit 1.png
Handgun inventory icon
Type WeaponCrafting material
Damage 17 Desktop only.png / 15 Console only.png Mobile only.png (Ranged)
Knockback 3 (Very Weak)
Critical chance 4%
Use time 11 (Very Fast)
Velocity 10
Rarity Rarity Level: 2
Sell 1 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 164

The Handgun is a gun found in locked Chests in the Dungeon. It shoots rather quickly, although it does not auto-fire. It is superior in both damage and speed to the Flintlock Pistol.

Not every world's Dungeon may have a Handgun, so it may be necessary to create multiple worlds to find one. Alternatively, on the Desktop only.png Desktop version, it can renewably be obtained from opening Golden Lock Boxes found in Dungeon Crates.

Its best Modifier is Unreal.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Phoenix Blaster.png Hellstone Bar.pngHellstone Bar (10) Iron Anvil.png Iron Anvil /
Lead Anvil.png Lead Anvil

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Handgun is modeled after the Colt M1911 pistol.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Damage increased from 15 to 17.
  • 1.2:
    • Sprite updated.
    • Damage increased from 14 to 15.
  • 1.0.6: Damage increased from 13 to 14.
  • 1.0.5: Firing animation sprite reduced in size.
  • Pre-Release: Introduced.
Weapons (List):

Terra Blade.png Melee Weapons ( Gungnir.png Other) • Pulse Bow.png Ranged Weapons ( Stynger.png Other) • Spectre Staff.png Magic Weapons  • Pygmy Staff.png Summoning weapons • Holy Water.png Thrown weapons