Phoenix Blaster

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Phoenix Blaster
Stack digit 1.png
Phoenix Blaster inventory sprite
Statistics
Type Weapon
Damage 24 Desktop VersionConsole Version / 23 Old-gen console versionMobile Version3DS version (Ranged)
Knockback 2 (Very Weak)
Critical chance 4%
Use time 11 (Very Fast)
Velocity 13
Rarity Rarity Level: 3
Sell 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 VersionThe Phoenix Blaster is one of only 2 weapons in the entire game not to autofire, the other being the Sniper Rifle.

Its best Modifier is Unreal.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting Station
Phoenix Blaster.png Phoenix Blaster
Iron Anvil.png

   or
Lead Anvil.png

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Phoenix Blaster is useful into early-mid Hardmode, outclassing many early-Hardmode weapons.
  • Mobile VersionIt is not recommended to upgrade your Handgun to a Phoenix Blaster because the Phoenix Blaster does not autofire.
    • With reasonably rapid manual clicks/taps, however, the Phoenix Blaster can eclipse 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.
  • The DPS of the Phoenix Blaster from its base damage is ~130.8.
  • With the Unreal modifier, it can easily reach a dps of 250-300.

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]

  • Console 1.0.750.0: (Playstation 4.svg)
    • Damage increased from 23 to 24.
    • Sprite updated to match Desktop 1.3.1.
  • 3DS-Release: Introduced with stats and graphics of Desktop 1.2.
Hellstone
 
Hellstone.png Ore • Hellstone Bar.png Bar • Hellstone Brick.png Brick • Hellstone Brick Wall.png Brick WallDesktop VersionConsole Version • Flask of Fire.png Flask of Fire • Hellfire Arrow.png Hellfire Arrow

Molten Pickaxe.png Pickaxe • Molten Hamaxe.png Hamaxe • Fiery Greatsword.png Fiery Greatsword • Molten Fury.png Molten Fury • Phoenix Blaster.png Phoenix Blaster • Imp Staff.png Imp StaffDesktop VersionConsole VersionOld-gen console versionMobile Version • Flamarang.png Flamarang • Molten Breastplate.png Molten armor

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