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Salamander Variants.png
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage18 / 36 (32) Desktop VersionConsole Version (melee)
Max Life65 / 130 (142) Desktop VersionConsole Version
KB Resist55% / 60% Desktop VersionConsole Version
Inflicts debuffPoisoned.pngPoisoned 66% (spit attack) chance
Debuff duration2 - 4 seconds / 4 - 8 seconds Desktop VersionConsole Version
Debuff tooltipSlowly losing life
BannerSalamander Banner.pngSalamander BannerDesktop VersionConsole Version
Coins120 Copper Coin
Item (Quantity)Rate
Depth Meter.pngDepth Meter1.25%
Compass.pngCompassDesktop VersionConsole VersionOld-gen console version1.23%
Rally.pngRallyDesktop VersionConsole Version3.9%
Desktop versionConsole version Desktop/Console-Only Content: This information applies only to the Desktop and Console versions of Terraria.

Salamanders are enemies found in the Cavern layer. They fire projectiles that inflict the Poisoned debuff.

Salamanders, Crawdads, and Giant Shellies are tied into the same mechanic: any given world will only have two of the three enemy types. As such, a world with both Crawdads and Giant Shellies will not have Salamanders.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Like their aforementioned analogs (Giant Shellies and Crawdads), Salamanders have multiple color variants that all share identical statistics.
  • The Salamander is actually a real-world amphibian organism.

History[edit | edit source]

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