Poison Staff

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Poison Staff
Stack digit 1.png
Poison Staff inventory icon
Type Weapon
Damage 48 (Magic)
Knockback 5.6 (Average)
Mana 22
Critical chance 4%
Use time 35 (Slow)
Velocity 13.5
Inflicts debuff Poisoned.png Poisoned
Debuff tooltip Slowly losing life
Rarity Rarity Level: 6
Sell Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 1308
The Poison Staff's poison fangs piercing multiple enemies.

The Poison Staff is a Hardmode magic weapon that auto-fires a roughly 30-degree spread of 4 "poison fangs" that pierce multiple enemies and inflict the Poisoned debuff. It is dropped by Black Recluses, that are found in or around Spider Nests with a 2.5% drop rate.

Its best Modifier is Mythical.

Used in[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Venom Staff.png
Venom Staff Desktop versionConsole versionOld-gen console versionMobile version
Poison Staff.pngPoison Staff Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Chlorophyte Bar.pngChlorophyte Bar (14)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Each enemy is only damaged once by a single burst, regardless of how many projectiles hit.
  • Liquids will slow its projectiles.

Tips[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Desktop versionDesktop version
  • Desktop 1.2.3:
    • Damage decrease from 59 to 48.
    • Mana cost increase from 12 to 22.
    • Can now be used to craft the Venom Staff.
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