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Magic Missile
  • Magic Missile item spriteold Magic Missile item sprite
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Statistics
Type
Damage27 Desktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version / 23 Old-gen console version3DS VersionMagic
Knockback7.5 (Very Strong) Desktop VersionConsole VersionMobile Version /
5.5 (Average) Old-gen console version3DS Version
Mana12
Critical chance4%
Use time18 Very Fast
Velocity6
Extra updates0
TooltipCasts a controllable missile
RarityRarity level: 2
Sell17500*1 Gold Coin.png 75 Silver Coin.png
Projectile created
  • Magic Missile
    Magic Missile
Missile fired by the Magic Missile.

The Magic Missile is a magic weapon that has a chance to be found in the Dungeon's locked Gold Chests. It can also be found in the Golden Lock Boxes found in Dungeon Crates. It fires an exploding projectile that can be controlled by holding the Use / Attack button and moving the cursor. If the Use / Attack button is released mid-drag, the missile will be flung in that direction. If the cursor is stationary on release, it continues along the angle formed from the player. The projectile also emits a good deal of light.

Desktop Version If any enemies are nearby when the missile is released, the missile will direct itself into them.

Its best modifier is Mythical.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The mana cost is for the initial casting only. Maintaining and directing the missile does not cost additional mana, and you will regenerate mana while controlling it.
  • The Magic Missile can fire through water (unlike the Flamelash, a similar guidable weapon).
  • The projectiles of the Magic Missile can be controlled through gaps of one block wide.
  • Previously, on the Mobile version Mobile version, the missile could be fired multiple times, stacking into something that could instantly kill most enemies.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The missile emits light and can be remotely directed wherever there is continuous empty space, making it a good cave-scouting tool.
  • The projectile causes an explosion that can damage enemies through a one-block thick wall.
  • Can prove very useful when combined with the Binoculars, increasing the range which you can guide the missile.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A "Magic Missile" spell first appeared in the fantasy tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, in 1974, and has appeared in countless publications since.

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.1:
    • Projectile sprite updated.
    • Projectile moves much faster.
    • Projectile now homes into enemies upon being released.
    • Projectile now produces a small area-of-effect explosion on impact.
    • Damage decreased from 40 to 36.
    • Use Time increased from 20 to 30.
    • Mana Cost increased from 12 to 18.
  • Desktop 1.3.0.1:
    • Damage increased from 23 to 27.
    • Knockback increased from 5.5 to 7.5.
  • Desktop 1.2.3:
    • Damage increased from 22 to 23.
    • Knockback increased from 5 to 5.5.
  • Desktop 1.0.6:
    • Sprite updated.
    • Damage decreased from 32 to 22.
    • Mana to cast reduced from 16 to 10.
    • Speed of projectile is increased.
    • Projectile launched after release the mouse button, rather than disappearing.
  • Console 1.0.750.0: (PS4)
    • Damage increased from 23 to 27.
    • Knockback increased from 5.5 to 7.5.
  • Console 1.06:
    • Damage increased from 22 to 23.
    • Knockback increased from 5 to 5.5.
  • Mobile 1.2.11212:
    • Damage increased from 22 to 23.
    • Knockback increased from 5 to 5.5.
  • 3DS-Release: Introduced with stats and sprites of Desktop 1.2.3.