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Explosive Bunny
  • Explosive Bunny item spriteold Explosive Bunny item sprite
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Use time20 (Very fast)
TooltipFor use with bunny cannon
RarityRarity level: 0
Research25 required
Explosive Bunny
Explosive Bunny.pngOld-gen console version and 3DS version
AI TypePassive AI
Max Life5
KB Resist0%

The Eye of Cthulhu being instantaneously killed with 50 Explosive Bunnies.

The Explosive Bunny is an item that serves as ammunition for the Bunny Cannon. Crafting it requires a Bunny, which must be caught with any Bug Net.

Desktop and Mobile versions It can be released as a critter, and will wander around like other critters. On death, it will explode, dealing damage but not destroying tiles. It will always be placed at the player's feet when released, instead of at the cursor like most other critters.




  • Unlike other critters, the Guide To Critter CompanionshipDesktop and Mobile versions does not render it immune to damage inflicted by the player.
  • In the secret seed For the worthyDesktop and Mobile versions, it will spawn naturally. Also, any Bunny (but not the Gold or Gem variants) released by players will become an Explosive Bunny instead.
  • Its explosion damages NPCs.


  • Desktop and Mobile versions The enormous damage can be helpful for boss fights. Releasing several Explosive Bunnies into a small cage, luring the boss towards it, and killing the Bunnies is quite effective, although it may not work as well for very fast bosses.
    • This is especially useful in Journey Mode, e.g. when speedrunning.


  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Explosive Bunny: "Not the typical garden-variety bunny. This one has been tampered with, and has an explosive temper as a result."


  • Desktop
    • Sprite updated.
    • Can now be released as a critter, and will explode and deal damage upon death.
  • Desktop 1.2.3: No longer sold by the Pirate NPC, instead crafted.
  • Console 1.06: No longer sold by the Pirate NPC, instead crafted.