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Bat Scepter

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Bat Scepter
  • Bat Scepter item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage45 Magic
Knockback3 (Very Weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time12 Very Fast
RarityRarity level: 8
Sell10 Gold Coin
A player attacking with the Bat Scepter. Note the homing abilities of the bat projectiles.

The Bat Scepter is a Hardmode, post-Plantera magic weapon that auto-fires 1-3 homing bat projectiles per shot. The projectiles will not bounce off blocks, but will dissipate upon contact instead, unlike the Bee Gun and Wasp Gun. The Bat Scepter is dropped by Pumpking during the Pumpkin Moon event.

Its best modifier is either Masterful for mana conservation, or Godly for critical strike chance and knockback. It cannot get the Mythical modifier due to its low mana cost.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Bats will not start homing in on an enemy immediately. They must travel a certain distance first. Since bats are fired in a random cone pattern, and disappear rather than ricochet on contact with blocks, this restricts the number of bats that can hit an enemy in confined areas like the Dungeon.
  • The projectiles cannot enter water or lava, but can enter Honey.

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History[edit | edit source]

  • Console 1.02: Introduced with mechanics from Desktop
  • 3DS-Release: Introduced with mechanics from Desktop