The Possessed

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The Possessed
The Possessed.png
Statistics
Type Enemy
Environment Solar Eclipse
AI Type Spider/Fighter
Damage 68 / 136 Desktop Version
Max Life 600 / 1200 Desktop Version
Defense 28
KB Resist 55% / 60 Desktop Version
Immune to: Confused.png
Banner
The Possessed Banner.png
Internal NPC ID: 469
Desktop Version Desktop-Only Content: This information applies only to the desktop version of Terraria.

The Possessed is an enemy from the Solar Eclipse event. Despite not resembling one, The Possessed acts similarly to Spider enemies such as Wall Creepers, Blood Crawlers, Black Recluse, and Jungle Creepers, climbing on back walls when able and walking on the ground at all other times. While climbing on walls, The Possessed seem to have an increased movement speed and resistance to knockback, similar to the other enemies that share this wall-climbing trait.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Possessed is a reference to the 1973 movie The Exorcist.[1]
  • The Possessed and Sand Poachers are the only Spider-type enemies that aren't actually Spiders.

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Solar Eclipse Enemies
 
Swamp Thing.png Swamp Thing  • Vampire.png Vampire  • Eyezor.png Eyezor  • Frankenstein.png Frankenstein  • The Possessed.png The Possessed  • Fritz.png Fritz Desktop Version  • Creature from the Deep.png Creature from the Deep Desktop Version
After defeating all
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