From Terraria Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Stack digit 1.png
Handgun inventory icon
Type WeaponCrafting material
Damage 17 Desktop VersionConsole Version / 15 Mobile only.pngOld-gen console version3DS logo.svg (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 autofire. 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 Version Desktop version and Console Version Console 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

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Mobile only.pngIt is not recommended to upgrade your Handgun to a Phoenix Blaster because the Phoenix Blaster does not autofire, while the Handgun does.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Handgun is modeled after the Colt M1911 pistol.

History[edit | edit source]

Desktop VersionDesktop version

  • Desktop 1.2:
    • Sprite updated.
    • Damage increased from 14 to 15.

Console VersionConsole version

Mobile only.pngMobile version

3DS logo.svg3DS version

Weapons (List):

Meowmere.png Melee Weapons ( Chlorophyte Partisan.png Other) • Phantasm.png Ranged Weapons ( Nail Gun.png Other) • Last Prism.png Magic Weapons

Stardust Dragon Staff.png Summoning weapons • Bone Javelin.png Thrown weapons
Promotional Content