The Buried Champion

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The Buried Champion
The Buried Champion.png
Statistics
Type Boss
Environment Marble Cave
AI Type Buried Champion AI
Damage 20 / 40
Max Life 7250 / 9500
Defense 18
KB Resist 100%
Drops
Coins 2 Gold Coin.png 35 Silver Coin.png
Item (Quantity) Rate
Champion's Swift Blade.png Champion's Swift Blade
20%
Champion's Trifecta-Shot.png Champion's Trifecta-Shot
20%
Champion's Bomber Staff.png Champion's Bomber Staff
20%
Champion's God Hand.png Champion's God Hand
20%
Champion's Rebuttal.png Champion's Rebuttal
20%
Champion's Helmet.png Champion's Helmet
10%
Buried Champion Trophy.png Buried Champion Trophy
10%
Treasure Bag (The Buried Champion).png Treasure Bag (The Buried Champion)
• in Expert Mode only
100%

The Buried Champion is a boss fought in the Marble Caves. Powerful Pre-Hardmode equipment is recommended, as the attacks of the boss can be incredibly punishing.

Defeating the boss causes the Spiritualist to spawn, as long as a vacant House is available.

Spawn[edit | edit source]

The Buried Champion does not spawn on its own and must be summoned by the player by killing a Bizarre Rock Formation which spawns rarely in the Marble Caves.

Alternatively, the players may summon this boss with an Ancient Blade.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Attacks[edit | edit source]

The Buried Champion assaults the players with a variety of a attack methods, with different mechanics to worry about every 33% of lost life.

Above 66% - Blade

  • Periodically summons a barrage of daggers above the target players head, that quickly slam down to deal damage.
  • Releases a quick moving slash of wind, that deals damage.
  • Pauses in place, and quickly charges the target player.

Between 66% and 33% - Bow

  • Rapidly fires normal arrows at the player
  • Periodically shoots an elemental arrows, that can inflict On Fire!, Chilled or Poison.
  • Sweeps towards the player, firing off a volley of falling arrows on the target player.

Below 33% - Staff

  • Fires off a volatile orb of magic, the pops upon tile contact
  • Summons an invulnerable echo of its blade form, that assumes the same attack pattern.

In Expert Mode Below 33% - Magic

  • Summons an invulnerable echo of its bow form, that assumes the same attack pattern.

Tips[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Characters: Enemies: Mud Man.png Pre-Hardmode • Glittering Golem.png Hardmode • Severed Legs.png Event • The Grand Thunder Bird.png Bosses
 • Diver.png Friendly NPCs • Pink Slime.png Familiars