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Bullets are a form of ammunition fired by guns. Many types can inflict debuffs on enemies.

Types[]

There are currently 16 different bullets available in Terraria, 11 of which are Hardmode-exclusive.

Name Damage Velocity Total Velocity
Multiplier
Knockback HM Rarity Sell
Musket Ball Musket Ball
Internal Item ID: 97
7 4 2 2
(Very weak)
Rarity level: 0 1
Meteor Shot Meteor Shot
Internal Item ID: 234
8 /
9
3 2 1
(Extremely weak)
Rarity level: 1 1
Silver Bullet Silver Bullet
Internal Item ID: 278
9 4.5 2 3
(Very weak)
Rarity level: 0 3
Crystal Bullet Crystal Bullet
Internal Item ID: 515
9 /
8
5 2 1
(Extremely weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 6
Cursed Bullet Cursed Bullet
Internal Item ID: 546
12 5 3 4
(Weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 6
Chlorophyte Bullet Chlorophyte Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1179
9 /
10 /
15
5 3 4.5
(Average)
✔️ Rarity level: 7 10
High Velocity Bullet High Velocity Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1302
11 /
10
4 8 4
(Weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 8
Ichor Bullet Ichor Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1335
13 5.25 3 4
(Weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 6
Venom Bullet Venom Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1342
15 /
14
5.3 3 4.1
(Average)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 8
Party Bullet Party Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1349
10 5.1 3 5
(Average)
Rarity level: 3 2
8
Nano Bullet Nano Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1350
15 4.6 3 3.6
(Weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 8
Exploding Bullet Exploding Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1351
10 4.7 3 6.6
(Strong)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 8
Golden Bullet Golden Bullet
Internal Item ID: 1352
10 4.6 3 3.6
(Weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 3 8
Endless Musket Pouch Endless Musket Pouch
Internal Item ID: 3104
7 4 2 2
(Very weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 2 1
Luminite Bullet Luminite Bullet
Internal Item ID: 3567
20 2 6 3
(Very weak)
✔️ Rarity level: 9 2
Tungsten Bullet Tungsten Bullet
Internal Item ID: 4915
9 4.5 2 4
(Weak)
Rarity level: 0 3

Notes[]

Tips[]

  • Exploding Bullets have the highest knockback of all bullets in the game, balancing the low knockback of some rapid-fire ranged weapons. They are unique for being the only bullet type that deals area-of-effect damage.
  • Crystal Bullets generally give the highest damage per second output on guns (excluding luminite bullets) and synergize extremely well with ichor.
  • Chlorophyte Bullets have a very potent homing that makes them extremely convenient to use and negate the spread of many guns (such as Chain Gun).
  • Musket Balls/Endless Musket Pouch can be extremely cheap ammo in general and used with guns that turn musket balls into different bullets (such as Sniper Rifle, Uzi). It must be noted that the musket balls' damage does not change to the other bullet's damage.
  • Meteor Shots can be considered to be the final pre-hardmode bullets due to having the ability to pierce an enemy. It is also a very useful bullet in early hardmode till better hardmode bullets are obtained.
  • High Velocity Bullets: These bullets have an extremely high velocity and can pierce up to two enemies, making them very useful against crowds.
  • Ichor Bullets: These bullets inflict ichor, which is a very potent debuff that reduces enemy defense by 15, making this ammunition useful as a sidearm.
  • In Journey Mode only 99 bullets are needed for Research and infinite duplication, rendering the Endless Musket Pouch useless, as it needs 3996 Musket Balls to be used, only giving infinite Musket Balls.

History[]

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