Raven Staff

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Raven Staff
Stack digit 1.png
Raven Staff inventory icon
Statistics
Type Weapon
Damage 37 (Summon)
Knockback 3 (Very Weak)
Mana 10
Use time 27 (Average)
Velocity 10
Tooltip Summons a raven to fight for you
Grants buff Ravens (buff).png Ravens
Buff tooltip The ravens will attack your enemies
Rarity Rarity Level: 8
Sell 2 Gold Coin
Internal Item ID: 1802
Internal Buff ID: 83
Summons Minion
Raven
Raven (minion).gif
One player with eight Ravens.

The Raven Staff is Hardmode, post-Plantera summon weapon. It spawns a raven character that follows the player and attacks enemies via a melee attack. Like other minions, the summoned raven is invincible and follows the player for an unlimited amount of time, unless the player dies, summons a replacement minion, or cancels the buff. It is dropped from Pumpking during the Pumpkin Moon event (drop chance scales depending on what wave you're on: starts at 1.79%, reaches 14.29%).

Its best Modifier is Ruthless. The Mythical modifier provides the widest array of stat bonuses, but these primarily affect the initial summon rather than the summoned minion's attack. Additionally, minions cannot deal critical hits. The only significant advantage a Mythical Raven Staff has over a Ruthless one is knockback.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Ravens attack notably quickly. As they are also able to fly, this makes them potent melee minions.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Along with the Stardust Dragon Staff, the Raven Staff is one of 2 Following Minion-summoning items whose buff description is not "(Minion) will fight for you", instead being "The ravens will attack your enemies".

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.2.4: Damage increased from 34 to 37.
  • 1.2.3: Damage increased from 32 to 34.
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