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ButcherHardmode exclusive
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage70/140/210 (contact)
94189283 (chainsaw)
Max Life700/1400/2100
KB Resist75%/78%/80%
BannerButcher BannerButcher BannerDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions

The Butcher is a Hardmode, post-Plantera enemy that only spawns during the Solar Eclipse event. It slowly builds up speed over time, similarly to an Antlion Charger. It wields a chainsaw that will deal heavy damage to players on contact.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Despite it being able to clearly wield and drop a Butcher's Chainsaw, the one it carries does not emit sparks upon contact with the player.
  • Unlike most other enemies, Butchers can open doors with one hit.
  • Butchers can damage players through one-tile-thick walls.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • One should exercise extreme caution when fighting Butchers at close range, as they maneuver very fast, and can kill the player quickly. Using ranged weapons is recommended.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Butcher is a reference to the character Leatherface from the 1974 American horror film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.[1] However, its sprite actually resembles Vincent Smith from the 1980 American horror film Motel Hell.
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Butcher: "Soulless and cruel, this pig-masked psychotic killer brandishes a powerful chainsaw in which to dismember every living thing."

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