Arapaima

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ArapaimaHardmode exclusive
Arapaima.pngOld-gen console version and 3DS version
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Statistics
Type
Environment
AI TypeSwimming AI
Damage75/150/225
Max Life200/400/600
Defense30
KB Resist0%/10%/20%
BannerArapaima BannerArapaima Banner
Immune toConfused
Drops
Coins51250

The Arapaima is a Hardmode enemy that spawns in water pools within the Jungle and Underground Jungle biomes. They swim much faster than most fish. Although dealing high damage, this enemy has no knockback resistance, so high knockback weapons are useful.

The Arapaima can jump from the water, and therefore is able to attack players on land close to the water. It will not die naturally outside of the water, despite being a fish.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Arapaima are the largest freshwater fish native to South America, sometimes reaching lengths of more than 2 meters (6.5 feet).
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Arapaima: "These enormous fish thrive in the jungle waters near veins of unstable magicks, which make them unusually strong and hostile."

History[edit | edit source]