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  • Spike item sprite
  • Spike placed
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
PlaceableYes 1 wide × 1 high
Use time15 Very Fast
RarityRarity level: 0

Spikes are a type of Trap found in the Dungeon. They deal 40 damage to player characters on contact, but do not damage Enemies and NPCs. Spikes can be freed by using a Pickaxe, Drill, or an Explosive and can then be placed for use as a PvP barricade or aesthetic purposes.


  • They turn bright red with the Dangersense Buff.
  • Spikes will deal damage to players no matter which part they are in contact with.
  • Spikes deal 40 damage in both Expert and Normal mode. Since defense in Expert mode is more efficient, you will always receive less damage from Spikes than in Normal mode.


See also


  • Desktop Spike damage is kept separate from other damage when factoring immunity, preventing abuse of invincibility frames.