Hot Pot

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Hot Pot
  • Hot Pot item sprite
Auto-use
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeWeaponThrower
Damage34 Throwing
Knockback3 Very Weak
Critical chance4%
Use time19 Very Fast
Velocity15
TooltipRapidly throws a leaky bottle of lava
Inflicts DebuffOn Fire!.pngOn Fire!
Debuff duration1 second
Debuff tooltipSlowly losing life
Inflicts DebuffExhaustion.pngExhaustion
Debuff duration20 seconds
Debuff tooltipSome throwing items are now much weaker
RarityRarity Level: 5
Sell2 Gold Coin.png
Dropped by
Entity Quantity Rate
Underworld Pot Mimic 1 6.67%

The Hot Pot is a non-consumable Hardmode throwing weapon that can autofire. It is dropped by Underworld Pot Mimics. It throws pots that can pierce infinitely and drop leaky lava projectiles as they travel, which fall to deal additional damage and inflict the On Fire! debuff.

Like most non-consumable throwing weapons, using this weapon builds up an exhaustion meter that appears below the player. Not using the weapon will make the meter slowly go back down. However, if it becomes completely filled, the user will be inflicted with the Exhaustion debuff, causing all non-consumable throwing weapons to deal massively decreased damage for some time. The meter resets after the debuff ends.

Its best Modifier is Unreal.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The term "Hot Pot" originates from a phrase describing multiple East Asian varieties of stew, consisting of a shimmering metal pot of stock at the center of the dining table. In the item's context, it is a play on words; the "Hot" referring to its Underworld origins and the "Pot" from the enemy that drops it.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.6.0.0:
    • Decreased damage from 40 to 34.
    • Increased use time from 17 to 19 and projectile damage from 45% to 50%.
    • Added Exhaustion mechanic.
  • 1.2.13.4: Introduced.
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