Land Mine

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Land Mine
  • Land Mine item sprite
  • Land Mine placed
Auto-use
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Statistics
Type
Damage250
PlaceableYes 1 wide × 1 high
Use time15 Very Fast
TooltipExplodes when stepped on
RarityRarity level: 0
Buy50000*5 Gold Coin.png
Sell10000*1 Gold Coin.png
Sounds
Not to be confused with the mines placed by the Proximity Mine Launcher, which uses rockets purchased from the Cyborg as ammo.

Land Mines are unique Hardmode, post-Plantera placeable items. They remain dormant once placed, until a character touches them or they are activated by Wire, at which point they explode, dealing 250 damage. They are purchased from the Demolitionist for 50000*5 Gold Coin.png each, after Plantera and at least one Pirate Invasion have been defeated. In the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version, Land Mines can be purchased before Plantera is defeated, but only at night; once Plantera is defeated, they will be available at all times.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Land Mine explosions do not damage placed blocks or walls.
  • NPCs can trigger Land Mines.
  • Land Mines can be painted.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Land Mines can be useful in PvP situations where it is necessary to ward players away from a certain patch of land.
    • A Pressure Plate wired to Explosives may be more effective during PvP, since it is not as visible. However, it will destroy blocks, and other players may hide in the pit.
  • Land Mines can be used as a way to kill (and collect drops from) friendly NPCs.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In singleplayer, if a Softcore character is killed by a Land Mine, they will not drop money on death. This is because it counts it as a PvP death (also true for explosives and Explosive Bullets).
  • The Land Mine's texture is a reference to the Land Mine weapon in the artillery tactical video games series Worms.

History[edit | edit source]