Last Prism

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Last Prism
  • Last Prism item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Knockback0 (No Knockback)
Critical chance4%
Use time10 Very Fast
Tooltip'Fire a lifeform disintegration rainbow'
RarityRarity level: 10
Sell100000*10 Gold Coin.png
Projectile created
  • Last Prism Laser
    Last Prism Laser
  • Last Prism
    Last Prism
The Last Prism being used against a group of Target Dummies.

The Last Prism is a Hardmode magic weapon that has a 1/9 chance (11%) of being dropped by the Moon Lord. It fires several beams of light that converge into one as it charges. It deals a massive amount of damage, but consumes mana very rapidly.

The Last Prism projects 6 beams that deal individual damage as they begin to rotate out of the prism's tip, then spin faster as they converge into one thick beam. This process takes approximately 3 seconds, each beam continuing to deal the weapon's full listed damage. The fully-converged beam deals 3 times the listed damage, for an output of 300 damage per hit. Unlike most piercing attacks, the weapon hits 12 times per second (every 5 game ticks). The mana cost will increase sharply as the beam converges.

Due to the weapon's high mana cost (12 mana 6 times per second when fully charged = 72 mana per second), players will struggle to maintain the beam for more than 5-6 seconds. A Mana Flower, Magic Cuffs, Nebula armor, and a large supply of Super Mana Potions may be required for continuous use.

The Last Prism cannot deal any knockback.

Its best modifier is Demonic for damage output or Mystic for mana conservation because it cannot get modifiers that affect knockback.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Last Prism consumes significantly less mana while unfocused. Consider firing in short holds if there is no need for the concentrated beam, such as when facing large enemies or groups.
  • While held, the Last Prism's aim works in a sweeping motion, so turn rate is reduced.
  • If the player has the lifesteal set bonus from the Spectre Hood, the unfocused beams from the Last Prism will consistently contribute to the life steal, but the fully-charged beam will not.
  • The beam will stop firing after 1 minute of continuous use, but will continue to drain mana.
  • Unlike most piercing attacks, the Last Prism hits 12 times per second instead of the usual 6.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Although Super Mana Potions are the only effective way to continuously shoot the beam, the Mana Sickness debuff they incur heavily reduces its damage output. Using a Mana Flower is the best way to achieve this as running out of mana before drinking a potion will cause the beam to break and need to be restarted.
  • It is also possible to setup statues of enemies with a one-second timer, and use minions or traps to kill them. Then using the celestial magnet or its upgrades, you continuously pickup mana stars. Statues of the skeleton, crab, slime, and other less mobile enemies are recommended.
  • One can also use Magic Cuffs (or Celestial Cuffs) while standing on Spikes to fire the beam indefinitely. With a Celestial Stone, this results in very slow life loss, such that one can recover with potions. While not effective against many fast moving bosses, it can be used on events such as Old One's Army.
  • With Nebula armor, an Enemy Statue farm (provides buffs), magic-boosting accessories, and a proper arena, it is possible to reach 250,000 points in the Pumpkin Moon.
  • With an Enemy Statue farm, it is possible to use the Last Prism almost infinitely (due to the time limit of using it per hold-click) by collecting the Stars dropped by killed enemies. Star Statues can increase this Star amount.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Last Prism beam has the same sound effect as the Phaseblade/Phasesaber.
  • Upon activating the weapon, it briefly produces the sound that is used by the Jetpack, the Aqua Scepter, and the Golden Shower.
  • The beams change to various different colors if the character's name is one of the following: Tsuki (pink), Yoraiz0r (pink), Ghostar (green), Devalaous (pink, purple, blue), Leinfors (pink), Aeroblop (green, yellow), Doylee (red), Darkhalis (purple, blue), Arkhalis (pink, blue), Nike Leon (yellow, red), Suweeka (blue, green), W1K (pink, purple, blue), and Grox The Great (green), which are the names of various testers for Terraria. Having the name "Random" will also randomize the colors.
  • This item could be considered an upgrade to the Charged Blaster CannonDesktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version, as both have a high DPS beam.

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