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Nailhead

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NailheadHardmode exclusive
Nailhead.png
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Statistics
Type
Environment
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage100/200/300 (contact)
3060 (nails)
Max Life4000/8000/12000
Defense34
KB Resist90%/91%/92%
BannerNailhead BannerNailhead BannerDesktop, Console, and Mobile Versions
Immune toConfused
Drops
Coins3000*307500*75

The Nailhead is a Hardmode, post-Plantera enemy found only during the Solar Eclipse event. In addition to dealing high contact damage, the Nailhead fires eight nails in a symmetrical 45 degree spread when attacked. It has significantly more health than most other Solar Eclipse enemies, and has a high resistance to knockback.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Even though the nails' damage are rather low, the contact damage is extreme, making it risky to fight at close range.
  • Despite having high health and dealing high damage, it moves slower than any other Solar Eclipse enemy, leaving it vulnerable to multiple attacks.
  • Even though the nails do rather low damage, it's still best to attack Nailhead from a medium to long range, making it easier to dodge them.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Nailhead: "An intelligent being who seeks out souls to steal, utilizing nails from his own body both as a weapon and as defensive measures."

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