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Bat Bat
  • Bat Bat item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage31 (Melee)
Knockback5.5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time45 (Very slow)
TooltipMay heal user on hit
'Maybe I could bat some bats with this.'
RarityRarity level: 2
Research1 required
Obtained from Obtained from

The Bat Bat being used on a Target Dummy and a Skeleton. Note its healing effect on hitting the skeleton.

The Bat Bat is a pre-Hardmode melee weapon dropped by any type of bat with a 0.4*1/250 (0.4%) chance. On The Constant seed, the drop chance is increased to a 1*1/100 (1%) chance. Hitting an enemy with the Bat Bat always restores 1 health to the user.[1]

Its best modifier is Legendary.


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  • Desktop
    • Increased use time from 30 to 45.
    • Increased damage from 18 to 31.
    • Increased size by 15%.
    • Now restores 1 HP on every hit. Previously, it occasionally restored 5 HP, but no more than 10 HP within 12 seconds.


  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, method BatBat_TryLifeLeeching() in Terraria.Player.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is