Phoenix Blaster

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Phoenix Blaster
Stack digit 1.png
Phoenix Blaster inventory icon
Type Weapon
Damage 24 Desktop only.png / 23 Console only.png Mobile only.png (Ranged)
Knockback 2 (Very Weak)
Critical chance 4%
Use time 11 (Very Fast)
Velocity 13
Rarity Rarity Level: 3
Sell 1 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 219

The Phoenix Blaster is a type of gun, and essentially acts as an upgraded Handgun, featuring increased bullet damage and velocity but slightly less knockback than its predecessor. It is third only to the Musket and Star Cannon in base damage among guns available prior to Hardmode, but with more than triple the rate of fire of the Musket; however, it cannot be autofired.

Mobile only.png Unlike most guns, the Phoenix Blaster does not autofire, but it does have autofire on 3DS logo.svg version.

Its best Modifier is Unreal.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Iron Anvil.png Iron Anvil /
Lead Anvil.png Lead Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Handgun.png Handgun 1
Hellstone Bar.png Hellstone Bar 10
Phoenix Blaster.png Phoenix Blaster 1

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Phoenix Blaster is useful into early-mid Hardmode, outclassing many early-Hardmode weapons.
  • Though it lacks the Minishark's auto-fire, with reasonably rapid manual clicks the Phoenix Blaster generally eclipses the Minishark in damage rate.
  • The Phoenix Blaster is incredibly effective against the Wall of Flesh due to its high base damage and fire rate.
  • With the Unreal modifier, it can easily reach a dps of 250-300.
  • Mobile only.png It is not recommended to upgrade your Handgun to a Phoenix Blaster because the Phoenix Blaster does not autofire, unlike most other weapons (except on the 3DS logo.svg version, where it does autofire).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Phoenix Blaster, like the Handgun, is modeled after the Colt M1911 pistol.
  • The Phoenix Blaster appears to have a flashlight attachment under its barrel, although it is unusable.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.1: Sprite updated.
  • Damage increased from 23 to 24.
  • 1.2: Sprite updated, Hellstone Bar cost Reduced.
  • 1.1: Knockback reduced from 4 to 2.
  • 1.0.5: Firing animation sprite reduced in size.
  • 1.0.4: Damage reduced from 28 to 23.
  • Pre-Release: Introduced.
Hellstone.png Ore • Hellstone Bar.png Bar • Hellstone Brick.png Brick • Hellstone Brick Wall.png Brick Wall

Molten Pickaxe.png Pickaxe • Molten Hamaxe.png Hamaxe • Fiery Greatsword.png Greatsword • Molten Fury.png Molten Fury • Phoenix Blaster.png Phoenix Blaster • Imp Staff.png Imp Staff • Flamarang.png Flamarang • Molten Breastplate.png Armor

Flask of Fire.png Flask of Fire • Hellfire Arrow.png Hellfire Arrow • Sharanga.png Sharanga Console only.pngMobile only.png
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