Particle Whip

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Particle Whip
  • Particle Whip item sprite
Auto-use
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeWeapon
Damage36 Magic
Knockback5 Average
Mana12
Critical chance4%
Use time39 Very Slow
Velocity15
TooltipShoots a burst of lighting that will bounce to additional enemies
Inflicts DebuffCannot Chain.pngCannot Chain
Debuff duration0.66 seconds
Debuff tooltipWon't get effected by chain lightning
RarityRarity Level: 3
Sell54 Silver Coin.png
Dropped by
Entity Quantity Rate
The Star Scouter 1 16.67%
Treasure Bag (The Star Scouter) 1 33.33%
Particle Whip casting animation. Note how the chain effect did not affect the Skeleton for a short duration.

The Particle Whip is a Pre-Hardmode magic weapon dropped by The Star Scouter. It fires an instant line of energy about 35 tiles long that will damage the first enemy it hits. If there is another enemy within about 10 tiles and not obscured behind a solid tile, the line will chain from the first enemy to it, damaging it as well. Hit enemies are afflicted with the Cannot Chain debuff, making them unable to be targeted by the weapon's chain effect; the chaining process will therefore only continue while enemies unaffected by the debuff remain within distance of the damaged enemy.

Its best Modifier is Mythical.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The casting speed is fairly slow, so this weapon is best suited for groups of slow enemies, such as Zombies or the starting phases of the Old One's Army.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.6.1.0: Nerfed damage from 40 to 36, mana cost from 8 to 12, and maximum hit amount from 16 to 10.
  • 1.5.0.0: Increased damage from 37 to 40, knockback from 4 to 5, use time from 45 to 39 and range.
  • 1.2.8.3: Introduced.
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