Clentaminator

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Clentaminator
  • Clentaminator item sprite
Autoswing
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeTool
Uses ammoSolutions
Knockback0.3 (Extremely Weak)
Use time30 Average
Velocity7
Tool speed5
TooltipCreates and destroys biomes when sprayed
Uses colored solution
RarityRarity level: 5
Buy2000000*2 Platinum Coin.png
Sell400000*40 Gold Coin.png

The Clentaminator is a Hardmode tool which can be used to create or destroy biomes. It uses Solutions as ammunition, with each Solution spreading a different biome. It has a similar firing pattern to the Flamethrower, but has a much longer range, fires through blocks and works in water. The Clentaminator is generally the fastest means of spreading or removing Hallow, Corruption and Crimson. It can also rapidly convert Jungle to Mushroom biome and vice versa.

The Clentaminator as well as most Solutions can be purchased from the Steampunker for 2000000*2 Platinum Coin.png and 2500*25 Silver Coin.png, respectively.

The Clentaminator cannot be reforged, and therefore cannot have modifiers.

Solutions[edit | edit source]

Solutions
  • Green Solution.png Blue Solution.png Purple Solution.png Dark Blue Solution.png Red Solution.png
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Statistics
TypeAmmunition
RarityRarity level: 3
Buy2500*25 Silver Coin.png
Sell500*5 Silver Coin.png
  • Internal Item ID: 780, 781, 782, 783, 784

There are currently five different Solutions. Most are sold by the Steampunker, who sells different Solutions based on certain conditions.

Solution Available Effect Tooltip
Green SolutionGreen Solution
Internal Item ID: 780
When the Steampunker lives in
a Forest
Removes Corruption, Crimson, and Hallow
Converts Mushroom biome to Jungle
Used by the Clentaminator
Spreads the Purity
Blue SolutionBlue Solution
Internal Item ID: 781
When the Steampunker lives in
The Hallow
Spreads Hallow Used by the Clentaminator
Spreads the Hallow
Purple SolutionPurple Solution
Internal Item ID: 782
During a Blood Moon or Solar Eclipse,
if the world has Corruption
Spreads Corruption Used by the Clentaminator
Spreads the Corruption
Dark Blue SolutionDark Blue Solution
Internal Item ID: 783
From the Truffle, any time Converts Jungle to Mushroom biome Used by the Clentaminator
Spreads Glowing Mushrooms
Red SolutionRed Solution
Internal Item ID: 784
During a Blood Moon or Solar Eclipse,
if the world has Crimson
Spreads Crimson Used by the Clentaminator
Spreads the Crimson

Notes[edit | edit source]

Clentaminator spray radius from a fixed position, converted Ebonstone to Stone.
The Clentaminator changing Corruption to Purity.
  • The Clentaminator has a range of 60 tiles.
  • It is affected by boosts which reduce ammo usage, thereby saving solution.
  • Its stream emits a faint amount of light.
  • Using it is the only way to create Converted Walls.
  • Dark Blue Solution can break a Plantera's Bulb when the Jungle blocks beneath it are converted to Mushroom biome blocks.
  • When using the Purple, Blue, or Red Solution, Mud will be replaced with Dirt along the surface to accommodate grass blocks.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Since boosts which reduce ammo usage also affect the consumption of Solution, it is recommended to have at least two ammo-conserving items or buffs before using the Clentaminator. The following items may be used: Chlorophyte Helmet and Vortex BreastplateDesktop VersionConsole Version (Shroomite Breastplate alternatively) give a constant chance to not consume ammo; while Ammo Reservation Potion and the Ammo Box provide temporary (but long-lasting) ammo-conserving buffs. Combining all four of these results in a 61.6% chance to not consume ammunition (including Solution).
  • It is possible to convert an entire world by digging Hellevators about every 116 blocks (232 ft/70 meters on the Compass) and slowly descending each one, spraying both sides.
  • It could be a potentially effective tool to search for Life Fruit when using Dark Blue Solution, as it will break them out of place and convert the Jungle foliage to Glowing Mushroom foliage – illuminating and creating a contrast between the background and the Life Fruit. However, note that this will most likely also break Plantera's Bulbs, summoning Plantera.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • "Clentaminator" is a noun constructed from a portmanteau of the words "to cleanse" and "to contaminate", these being its two major uses.
  • It is tied with the Diamond Ring and Tiki Totem as the third most expensive item players can buy (the second most expensive item is the Parrot Cracker with the most expensive being the Companion CubeDesktop VersionConsole Version), but it is the only one among these with a non-vanity use.
  • When using the Clentaminator, an apparatus can be seen on the character's back. A similar effect also occurs when equipping the Heat Ray, Leaf Blower, and Elf Melter. The apparatus is, as with the items listed above, invisible when the player wears wings and is midair.

History[edit | edit source]