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Talk:Amarok

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Drop chance[edit source]

Some(all?) pages on the wiki say drop chance is "1 in 80 (1.25%)", but looking at NPC.cs NPCLoot() I see

if (Main.hardMode && this.HasPlayerTarget && (Main.player[this.target].ZoneSnow && Main.rand.Next(300) == 0) && (this.HasPlayerTarget && this.lifeMax > 5 && (!this.friendly && (double) this.value > 0.0)))
 Item.NewItem((int) this.position.X, (int) this.position.Y, this.width, this.height, 3289, 1, false, -1, false, false);

Which by itself would mean chance is 1/300 ~0.33%.
I can't be sure that there aren't any other places, that also drop Amarok thus increasing the chance. Can someone more experienced look into this? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 88.193.92.203 (talk) at 06:06, 22 May 2017

Looking at the code, it seems like it's 1/300, and nothing else seems to modify that value. Speaking from personal experience, the Hel-Fire and Yelets seem to drop extremely often; I'd think I'd notice if the Amarok had a drop rate of almost half that. – KM100 (talk) 16:02, 22 May 2017 (UTC)