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Tartar Sauce

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Tartar Sauce
  • Tartar Sauce item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Use time20 (Very fast)
TooltipSummons a mini minotaur
Rarity3*Rarity level: 3
Sell20000*2
Research1 required
Grants Buff
BuffMini MinotaurMini Minotaur
Buff tooltipHow do you defeat a mini Minotaur?
Summons Pet
  • Mini Minotaur
    Mini Minotaur
Mini Minotaur flying toward the player

Tartar Sauce is a Pet summoning item obtained from Iron and Mythril CratesDesktop Version. When used, it summons a Mini Minotaur, which, like other pets, follows the player around and does not deal or take damage. Its yellow eyes glow in the dark, but it produces no other light. When the player gets too far away from it, it will twirl its axe and fly to them.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This is a reference to Tobuscus' song, Mini Minotaur,[1] in which it is said that one needs tartar sauce to kill a Mini Minotaur.[2]
  • Its appearance, the red loincloth and the hammer, is probably a reference to the Maulotaur from Heretic and especially Hexen, where the Maulotaur can be summoned by the player to aid them in combat.[3]
  • In the 3DS version, instead of saying Mini Minotaur, it says BUFFNAME (136) and for the tooltip it says BUFFTIP(136)
  • In Greek mythology, the Minotaur is a mythical creature with the head and tail of a bull and the body of a man. He dwelt at the center of the Labyrinth, and was eventually killed by the Athenian hero Theseus.
  • In Greek mythology, Tartarus was the Abyss from which many monsters emerged. While the Tartar in both of the names may be a coincidence, it could be a reference.

References[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.3: Fixed a bug where the Mini Minotaur's flying animation wasn't animated properly.