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The Etherian Javelin Thrower is an enemy that spawns during the Old One's Army event. It attacks by throwing Javelin 2javelins at its target from a distance that will pierce through the player.

Acquiring its banner requires 200 kills, as opposed to the usual 50. The banner does not provide the usual combat buffs.


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Expert mode icon.png Expert
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2 values: Pre-Hardmode › Hardmode
3 values: Pre-Hardmode › Hardmode › Post-Plantera
NPC ID Type Health Damage Defense KB Resist
561 Etherian Javelin Thrower.png Etherian Javelin Thrower(T1) 60/120132/153168 30/6054/9081 (melee)
304060 (Javelin) [1]
18 90%/91%/92%
562 Etherian Javelin Thrower 2.png Etherian Javelin Thrower(T2) 300/600/765 60/120/180 (melee)
6080120 (Javelin) [1]
28 90%/91%/92%
563 Etherian Javelin Thrower 3.png Etherian Javelin Thrower(T3) 1000/2000/2550 80/160/240 (melee)
90120180 (Javelin) [1]
38 95%/96%



  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Etherian Javelin Thrower: "These bulky brutes are awkward and ungainly, but their javelins are still razor sharp, and their aim is deadly."

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  • Desktop Fixed T3 javelins missing a name (was "ProjectileName.DD2JavelinHostileT3").


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop source code, method AI_107_ImprovedWalkers() in Terraria.NPC.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is