Necro armor

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Necro armor
  • Necro armor equipped (male)
  • Necro armor equipped (female)
Statistics
TypeArmorSet
Defense16
Set Bonus20% chance to not consume ammo
RarityRarity Level: 2
Sell2 Gold Coin 10 Silver Coin (set)
After-image shown when a full set of Necro armor is equipped.

Necro Armor is a post-Skeletron armor set consisting of the Necro Helmet, Necro Breastplate, and Necro Greaves. A full set grants a basic 16 defense and a 20% chance to not consume ammo. In addition, each piece increases ranged damage by 5%, increasing ranged damage by a total of 15%.

If the full suit is worn, the player leaves an afterimage while running (just like full Shadow armor). In addition, the sound the player makes when taking certain types of damage will be the same as for a Skeleton.

Crafting a full set requires a total of 135 Cobwebs and 150 Bones.

Set[edit | edit source]

Necro Helmet
  • Necro Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense5
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip5% increased ranged damage
Sell90 Silver Coin
Necro Breastplate
  • Necro Breastplate item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense6
Body slotShirt
Tooltip5% increased ranged damage
Sell60 Silver Coin
Necro Greaves
  • Necro Greaves item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense5
Body slotPants
Tooltip5% increased ranged damage
Sell60 Silver Coin

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipes[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Necro Helmet.pngNecro Helmet
Work Bench.pngWork Bench
Necro Breastplate.pngNecro Breastplate
Necro Greaves.pngNecro Greaves

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Stacks with other ammo conservation bonuses. When used with the Megashark it produces a 60% chance to not consume ammo. Furthermore, if you use Ammo Box from the Traveling Merchant, you will have a 68% chance to not consume ammo. If an Ammo Reservation Potion is then used, the player's chance to not consume ammo amounts to 74.4%, meaning you lose approximately one bullet every four shots.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The term "necro" comes from Greek root word meaning "death" or "dead."
  • This is the only pre-hardmode set of armor that buffs ranged damage.
  • It is the only green rarity armor in the game.

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.2.3: Necro Armor reports the right ranged boost on its tooltip.
  • Desktop 1.1:
    • Amount of bones needed for crafting increased from 90 (25/35/30) to 150 (40/60/50).
    • Graphics variant for female characters added.
  • Desktop 1.0.6: Necro armor stats altered:
    • Added ranged damage increase and new set bonus.
    • Removed set bonus of 30% increased movement speed.
    • Defense of all pieces reduced by 1.

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