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  • Handgun item spriteold Handgun item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Uses ammoBullets
Damage17 / 15 (Ranged)
Knockback3 (Very weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time10 (Very fast) /
12 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 2
Sell175 /
Research1 required
Dropped by Dropped by
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Golden Lock BoxDesktop, Console, and Mobile versionsGolden Lock BoxGolden Lock Box114.29*1/7 (14.29%)

Animation of the Handgun.

The Handgun is a gun found in Locked Gold Chests in the Dungeon. It shoots rather quickly, although it does not autofire. It is superior in both damage and speed to the Flintlock Pistol.

The Dungeon will generally contain 1-2 Handguns. On the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, and Mobile version Mobile version, extras can renewably be obtained from opening Golden Lock Boxes found in Dungeon Crates.

Its best modifier is Unreal.


Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Phoenix BlasterPhoenix BlasterIron AnvilIron Anvil
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
total: 1 row(s)


  • The internal code for generating dungeon chests fills chests with different items in order of their distance to the Dungeon's entrance, with the Handgun being the last item on the list before it starts over. As such, if a dungeon has more than 9 or 10 chests, one will always have the Handgun.


  • It is recommended to upgrade to Phoenix Blaster as soon as possible, as it gives 7 additional damage, and increases its velocity by 3.
  • Since Hellstone can be obtained pre-boss (if the Reaver Shark is obtained early on), one can easily upgrade to the Phoenix Blaster.



  • Desktop
    • Use time decreased from 12 to 10.
    • Sell price increased from 1 to 175.
  • Desktop 1.2:
    • Sprite updated. Old sprite was Handgun (old).png.
    • Damage increased from 14 to 15.
  • Console 1.02:
    • Sprite updated.
    • Damage increased from 14 to 15.
  • Console-Release: Introduced with stats, graphics, and sprites from Desktop 1.0.6.
  • Mobile-Release: Introduced with stats, graphics, and sprites from Desktop 1.0.6.
  • 3DS-Release: Introduced with stats, graphics, and sprites from Desktop 1.2.