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Amazon
  • Amazon item spriteold Amazon item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Damage18 / 20 (Melee)
Knockback3.75 (Weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time25 (Fast)
Velocity16
RarityRarity level: 3
Sell130
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Amazon
    Amazon
For the Amazon Appstore Amazon Mobile version, see Mobile version.

Amazon's animation.

The Amazon is a yoyo that is crafted from materials found in the Underground Jungle biome. It has a spin duration of 8-9 seconds and can reach up to 13 tiles.

Its best modifier is Godly or Demonic. Both modifiers increase the average damage output by the same amount.

Crafting[]

Recipes[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
AmazonAmazonIron AnvilIron Anvil
or
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
AmazonAmazon (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version)
total: 2 row(s)

Tips[]

  • If players are willing to take the risk of navigating the Underground Jungle early on, the Amazon can be acquired within the first few days of starting a new world.
    • Due to the Amazon's high base damage and long flight time, this provides them with a very powerful starting weapon. It is even useful for the first bosses, like the Eye of Cthulhu and the Brain of Cthulhu.
    • The Amazon even outperforms both the Malaise and the Artery in damage, making it an ideal weapon for after Eye of Cthulhu.
  • In order to gather Stingers, Spiked Jungle Slimes can be trapped behind walls and killed safely. When going for such a strategy, the player is advised to be on the lookout for Man Eaters and Hornets, as they are able to quickly kill a new character.
    • In Expert Mode, Stingers are a guaranteed drop from the enemies that drop it. The Amazon can thus be obtained more quickly than on normal mode.
  • Jungle Spores are usually found in small caves surrounded by mud blocks. Man Eaters can move through blocks and cause considerably high damage; to avoid this problem, new players should stay in open spaces that allow some movement to dodge the attacks.
    • Its high sale price makes it a decent source of money when the required materials are available. While the yoyo is worth 130, its ingredients only sell for 340 (2.62% of the yoyo's value). In 1.4 versions, other crafts with the same materials can be more profitable; see the Guide to Making Money for more details.

History[]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.1:
    • Damage decreased from 20 to 18.
    • Increased amount of required ingredients from 2 to 12 Stingers and from 3 to 9 Jungle Spores.

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