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Hercules Beetle
  • Hercules Beetle item sprite
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Statistics
Type
TooltipIncreases the damage of your minions by 15%
Increases the knockback of your minions
RarityRarity level: 7
Buy40
Sell8
Research1 required

The Hercules Beetle is a Hardmode, post-Plantera accessory that increases the damage of summon weapons by 15% and increases their knockback by 2.[1] It is sold by the Witch Doctor for 40 if he is spoken to in the Jungle, and while the Pygmy Staff is in the player's inventory.

Crafting[]

Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Papyrus ScarabPapyrus ScarabTinkerer's WorkshopTinkerer's Workshop
total: 1 row(s)

Notes[]

  • Despite the tooltip implying that the accessory only affects minions, it also affects sentries and whips.

Trivia[]

  • The Hercules beetle is a real-life insect. It is the largest species of rhinoceros beetle. They are also one of the overall largest beetles in the world.
  • As the item grants 15% increased summon damage and increased summon knockback, it can be considered an upgrade to the Summoner Emblem.

History[]

References[]

  1. Information taken from the Desktop version Desktop 1.4.2.3 source code, method ApplyEquipFunctional() in Terraria.Player.cs. There may be inaccuracies, as the current Desktop version Desktop version is 1.4.3.2.
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