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For a list of items with Autoswing, see Category:Autoswing items.
Cutlass (demo)

Demonstration of the Cutlass' autoswing.

Placing blocks (demo)

Demonstration of how all blocks have autoswing when being placed.

Autoswing (also known as auto-swing, autofire, auto-fire, or auto-use) is a property that applies to usable items, such as weapons, tools and blocks, wherein the item is automatically reused (or swung) while the Use / Attack key/button is held down.



  • Before 1.4.4, having a weapon that could Autoswing was a very useful attribute that was considered when comparing weapons, as it allows maximizing the number of hits. For example, all other statistics aside, an autoswing weapon that deals 30 base damage can be preferred over a non-autoswing weapon that deals 34 base damage. This is obsolete as of 1.4.4, as all weapons have the capability to Autoswing.