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Windy Balloon

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Windy Balloon
Windy Balloon.png
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Statistics
Type
Environment
AI TypeWindy Balloon AI
Damage0
Max Life1
Defense0
KB Resist70%
Immune toConfused

The Windy Balloon is a flying enemy which appears during Windy Day. While the enemy itself does not do damage, a Green, Blue, Purple Slime, or rarely a Pinky will always be attached to it that will do damage, both while flying and after the balloon is popped. The balloon will pop if you hit it or get too close to the balloon.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The slime attached to the windy balloon holds any items on the drop table, appearing inside the slime like bonus drops. Destroying the balloon does not give you the item.
  • The Windy Balloon has no banner and kill count; killing the slime it carries only progresses the banner/kill count for the slime itself. Popping the balloon does not cause the Tally Counter to changeVerify, however, it is required in order to progress the Bestiary's information, as the Bestiary uses a separate kill counter.
  • If you kill the slime tied to the windy balloon, the balloon will proceed to zip upward very quickly.
  • Its movement always follows the direction of the wind. Additionally, its spawning behaviour seems to correlate with wind direction as well (i.e. if the wind blows west, more Windy Balloons will spawn from the left side rather than the right side, and vice versa).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Windy Balloon, Truffle Worm, and Prismatic Lacewing are the only entities classified as an "enemy" that otherwise deal absolutely no damage to the player.
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Windy Balloon: "Some enterprising slimes ride wind currents with balloons in an effort to find food. Pop their balloons to bring them back down to earth."

History[edit | edit source]