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Honey Comb
  • Honey Comb item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
TooltipReleases bees and douses the user in honey when damaged
RarityRarity level: 2
Research1 required
Grants Buff
Buff tooltipLife regeneration is increased
Duration5 seconds
Obtained from Obtained from Obtained from
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Queen BeeQueen Bee.gifQueen Bee133%
Treasure Bag
(Queen Bee)
Treasure Bag (Queen Bee)Treasure Bag
(Queen Bee)
Not to be confused with the pet item Beeswax or the crafting material Bee Wax.

The Honey Comb is an accessory dropped by the Queen Bee boss that releases 1-3 / 1-4 bees which attack nearby enemies every time the wearer takes damage. On the Desktop version Desktop version, Console version Console version, Mobile version Mobile version, and Nintendo Switch version Nintendo Switch version, it also grants the Honey buff after being damaged.


Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Bee CloakBee CloakTinkerer's WorkshopTinkerer's Workshop
Honey BalloonHoney Balloon
Stinger NecklaceStinger Necklace
Sweetheart NecklaceSweetheart Necklace
total: 4 row(s)


  • The Honey Comb will always summon 1 bee, after which it will try twice with a 33% chance for an extra bee to be summoned. With the Hive Pack equipped, there is an additional 33% chance for a fourth bee to be summoned. The average amount of bees summoned per hit is 1.66 / 1.99.
  • Bees summoned by the Honey Comb always do 7 / 13 / 18 / 26 base damage. Any of the bees can be "strong bees", and these stronger variations will do 8-11 / 18 / 27 / 36 damage and 0.5 knockback.
  • The Honey Comb's, Sweetheart Necklace's, Honey Balloon's and Bee Cloak's bee spawning effect do not stack. The same amount of bees will appear after being damaged no matter how many of these items are equipped.
  • The Honey Comb works well with a full set of Orichalcum armor as the bee damage will activate the armor's set bonus and causes the flower petals to attack.


  • Desktop 1.4.1:
    • The base damage of the Bees generated has been increased from 7 to 13, 18 with the Hive Pack.
      • This damage is multiplied by 1.5x in Expert mode, and 2x in Master mode.
    • The player now receives the Honey buff after being hit.