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  • Trident item spriteold Trident item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage14 Desktop version / 11 Console VersionMobile version / 10 Old-gen console version3DS version (Melee)
Knockback6 (Average) Desktop version /
5 (Average) Console VersionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS version
Critical chance4%
Use time31 (Slow)
TooltipIncreases mobility in water when held
Hold UP to descend slower
Rarity1*Rarity level: 1
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Trident
Animation of the Trident. Note its piercing abilities.

The Trident is a type of spear found in Water Chests, and OceanDesktop version and Seaside CratesDesktop version. It has slightly more base damage than the Spear.

Desktop version If the Trident is held while submerged in water, the player moves through water faster and has an increased jump height. This does not work in honey or lava.

Its best modifier is Godly or Demonic. Both modifiers increase its average damage output by the same amount.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • As of 1.4Desktop version, the Trident has the same damage as The Rotted Fork while having higher knockback, but less range.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The real-world trident is used for spear fishing and historically as a polearm. It is said to have the power of control over the ocean in Greek, Roman, and Hindu mythology and is wielded by the Olympian god Poseidon.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop
    • Damage increased from 11 to 14.
    • Knockback increased from 5 to 6.
    • When held, gives unrestricted movement in water.