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Shadowflame Hex Doll

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Shadowflame Hex Doll
  • Shadowflame Hex Doll item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage40 Magic
Knockback3.75 (Weak)
Critical chance7%
Use time20 Very Fast
TooltipSummons Shadowflame tentacles to strike your foe
Inflicts DebuffShadowflameShadowflameDesktop VersionConsole Version
Debuff tooltipLosing life
RarityRarity Level: 5
Sell2 Gold Coin

The Shadowflame Hex Doll is a Hardmode magic weapon that fires curving purple projectiles at decent range, which inflicts the Shadowflame debuff with the same purple flame effects. Using it a single time will fire 3 projectiles at once, but the weapon can be quickly used to make up to 9 projectiles at once. It has a 16.7% / 33.3% (1/6 / 1/3) chance to drop from Goblin Summoner during a Hardmode Goblin Invasion.

Its best Modifier is Mythical.

The Shadowflame Hex Doll in use.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Randomly, the Shadowflame tentacle will appear to bounce off a solid surface. This appears to happen most often when the tentacle was already going to be bending in a direction away from or parallel to the surface to start with. (The tentacles can technically bounce, but this happens very rarely; This can be seen most easily using by shooting the weapon straight at a wall or by using mods to spawn tentacles that can't curve.)
  • The tentacles are slowed by water and will not travel as far if used underwater or in any other liquids.
  • Because of the random deviation of the tentacles as they travel further away, it is less effective at its maximum range against smaller targets.
  • It could also be useful for bosses with segments like worm type enemies and bosses because it hits a lot of segments with how much it pierces.
  • This weapon can prove to be extremely useful if acquired in early hardmode, especially in tight caverns.

History[edit | edit source]