Hi Gamepedia users and contributors! Please complete this survey to help us learn how to better meet your needs in the future. We have one for editors and readers. This should only take about 7 minutes!

Slap Hand

From Terraria Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version Desktop/Console/Mobile-Only Content: This information applies only to the Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions of Terraria.
Slap Hand
  • Slap Hand item sprite
Autoswing
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeWeapon
Damage35Melee
Knockback20 (Insane)
Critical chance19%
Use time21 Fast
RarityRarity level: 4
Buy250000*25 Gold Coin.png
Sell50000*5 Gold Coin.png

The Slap Hand is a Hardmode melee weapon that is notable for having extremely high knockback- a rating of 20, the highest value among all player-caused sources of knockback and almost twice the item with the second highest value. Aside from this, it functions as a normal Broadsword, swung over the player.

It is purchased from the Skeleton Merchant for 25 Gold Coin during a Hardmode Blood Moon.

Its best modifier is Legendary.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • While not an especially potent weapon, the Slap Hand's extremely high knockback makes it a good choice for keeping enemies away instead of directly fighting.
  • With a decent knockback modifier and a Titan Glove (or one of its upgrades) equipped, the Slap Hand can easily catapult most enemies halfway across the screen.
  • It can be useful when spelunking or exploring when you would otherwise not want to fight, due to the ease at which you can force enemies out of your way.
  • Hitting a Snow Flinx or Wingless Slimer results in huge knockback, as they have negative knockback resistance.
  • Due to their nature, flying enemies (notably Corruptors) can be easily sent flying far off the screen with this weapon, causing them to despawn.

History[edit | edit source]