The Buried Champion

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The Buried Champion
The Buried Champion.png
Type Boss
Environment Marble Cave
AI Type Buried Champion AI
Damage 30 / 60
Max Life 7250 / 9500
Defense 10
KB Resist 100%
Immune to: Venom.pngPoisoned.pngFreezing.pngPetrify.pngParalyzed.pngFungal Growth.pngShade-Hold.pngDistorted Time.pngStardust Dragon.png
Coins 2 Gold Coin.png 35 Silver Coin.png
Item (Quantity) Rate
One of the following five items will be dropped
Champion's Swift Blade.png Champion's Swift Blade
Champion's Trifecta-Shot.png Champion's Trifecta-Shot
Champion's Bomber Staff.png Champion's Bomber Staff
Champion's God Hand.png Champion's God Hand
Champion's Rebuttal.png Champion's Rebuttal
Champion's Helmet.png Champion's Helmet
Buried Champion Trophy.png Buried Champion Trophy
Treasure Bag (The Buried Champion).png Treasure Bag
(The Buried Champion)

• in Expert Mode only

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.

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 attacks, 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 previous forms, that assumes the same attack pattern.

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

  • Defeating The Buried Champion for the first time will allow the Spiritualist to arrive if provided suitable housing.

Tips[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

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