The Possessed

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The Possessed
The Possessed.png
Type Enemy
Environment Solar Eclipse
AI Type Spider AI
Damage 68 / 136 Desktop VersionConsole Version
Max Life 600 / 1200 Desktop VersionConsole Version
Defense 28
KB Resist 55% / 60% Desktop VersionConsole Version
Immune to: Confused.png
The Possessed Banner.png
Internal NPC ID: 469
Desktop VersionConsole Version Desktop/Console-Only Content: This information applies only to the desktop and console versions 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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History[edit | edit source]

Desktop VersionDesktop version

Solar Eclipse Enemies
Before defeating all Mechanical Bosses Swamp Thing.png Swamp Thing  • Vampire.png Vampire  • Eyezor.png Eyezor  • Frankenstein.png Frankenstein  • The Possessed.png The Possessed  • Fritz.png Fritz Desktop VersionConsole Version  • Creature from the Deep.png Creature from the Deep Desktop VersionConsole Version
After defeating all Mechanical Bosses Reaper.png Reaper  • Mothron.png Mothron Desktop VersionConsole Version (Baby Mothron.png Baby Mothron Desktop VersionConsole Version  • Mothron Egg.png Mothron Egg Desktop VersionConsole Version)
After defeating Plantera Butcher.png Butcher Desktop VersionConsole Version  • Nailhead.png Nailhead Desktop VersionConsole Version  • Deadly Spheres.png Deadly Spheres Desktop VersionConsole Version  • Psycho.png Psycho Desktop VersionConsole Version  • Dr. Man Fly.png Dr. Man Fly Desktop VersionConsole Version
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