Sonic Amplifier

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Sonic Amplifier
  • Sonic Amplifier item sprite
Auto-use
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeWeaponBard
Damage125 Symphonic
Knockback6 Average
Inspiration1 Left-click
3 Right-click
Critical chance10%
Use time26 Average
Velocity15
TooltipLeft click to unleash a barrage of sound pulses
Right click to send out a hyper-sonic wave
Dealing damage shields your life by 5 up to 25
RarityRarity Level: 10
Sell10 Gold Coin.png
EmpowermentsEmpowerment - Empowerment Prolongation.png
Dropped by
Entity Quantity Rate
Moon Lord 1 11.11%

The Sonic Amplifier is a Hardmode Bard weapon that has a chance to be dropped by the Moon Lord. It releases three yellow energy orb projectiles in rapid succession that are unaffected by gravity. Right-clicking will instead release a large green hyper-sonic wave that pierces infinitely, but only travels a short distance before dissipating. Both forms of attack grant a life shield to the player when striking an enemy, providing them with additional temporary maximum life that stacks with successive strikes up to a limit and decays over time. When used, it empowers nearby players and the user with the Empowerment Prolongation III empowerment.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Although the hyper-sonic wave's projectile is capable of passing through tiles, it cannot deal damage to enemies when it does.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The design of the weapon is a reference to a weapon of the same name used by the character Lúcio in the online shooter game Overwatch.
    • Its mechanics also mimic Lúcio's, as he can also heal, speed boost and give temporary shields to his teammates.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.6.1.0:
  • 1.4.3.2:
    • Now applies the Barrier buff.
    • Sell price increased from 3 Gold to 10 Gold.
    • Empowerment is no longer a buff and displays as bard orbs.
  • 1.4.3.0:
    • Damage increased from 110 to 125.
    • Use time decreased from 14 to 11.
  • 1.4.2.0:
    • No longer crafted, now drops from the Moon Lord.
    • Damage increased from 98 to 110.
    • Attack function reworked.
  • 1.4.0.0: Introduced.
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