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  • Starfury item sprite
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Damage22 (sword) / 31 (star)Melee
Knockback5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time20 Very Fast
TooltipCauses stars to rain from the sky
'Forged with the fury of heaven'
RarityRarity level: 2
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Projectile created
  • Starfury
Not to be confused with Sunfury or Star Wrath.
Starfury attack animation

The Starfury is a sword that summons a star projectile from the sky when swung. The star falls in the direction of the mouse cursor, emitting light particles, and piercing up to 2 enemies. The Starfury can only be obtained from Skyware Chests or Sky Crates on Floating Islands.

Its best modifier is Legendary. Its best modifier on the Console version Console version is Godly, as it cannot be given Melee modifiers.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Stars that spawn within solid ground will fly through blocks until reaching open space and only then become solid, affording the weapon continued usefulness while underground.
  • You cannot switch items while the Starfury's projectile ability is recharging.
  • The falling star will sometimes glitch through 1 block-thick floors. This seems to happen more often as the player changes direction or jumps.
  • Equipment that increases melee speed, such as Shadow armor, will increase the speed of the falling stars.
  • Beware when using the Starfury in the Underground Jungle as it can easily break the Larva in an undiscovered Bee Hive, summoning the Queen Bee boss.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Starfury can be used to reveal caves, as its light particles continue traveling 10 to 35 blocks downward after colliding with blocks.
  • The Frost armor's set bonus affects the falling stars even while they are passing through blocks, which will help map the solid areas.
  • The Starfury can be found in early-game, making it a good beginning weapon.
  • Since the stars fall where the cursor is clicked, they can be used to attack through walls.
  • The Starfury cannot be used to find Floating Islands as the stars are spawned from the top of the screen.
  • The player can use the Starfury to hit an enemy in front of them and can use the star to hit another enemy.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Star Wrath can be considered an upgrade to this weapon.
  • Earlier versions of the Starfury classified it as a magic weapon, which summoned a torrent of stars similar to the Star Wrath. This made it an effective weapon up to and into early Hardmode. This ability was removed and the weapon class changed in 1.2.
  • The star that rains down out of the sky does not pierce through multiple critters.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.2.3:
    • Fixed Starfury getting magic prefixes despite being a melee weapon.
    • Fixed Starfury projectiles being magic instead of melee (no longer triggers the Spectre armor's effects with magic crits).
  • Desktop 1.2:
    • Damage increased for both the falling stars (from 15 to 22) and the sword (from 16 to 22) itself.
    • Now has a recharge time.
    • Now classed as melee damage instead of magic damage.
    • No longer requires mana to use.
    • Sprite updated.
  • Desktop 1.0.6:
    • Damage increased from 15 to 16.
    • Mana usage increased from 11 to 16.
    • Stars produced by the Starfury that materialize inside of blocks will now continue to fly until they reach open space, at which point they will become solid.