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The Muramasa is a blue-bladed weapon with a very fast attack speed (the highest speed of all swords in pre-hardmode). The Muramasa can be swung continuously by holding down the attack key. It also emits a faint amount of blue light upon being swung, much like a Blue Torch, the Hammush, and the Mushroom Spear when being swung. This sword cannot be crafted and can only be found inside the Dungeon. It emits a humming sound when swung.

Notes

  • The Muramasa was the fastest sword in the game, but since the 1.2 update, there are new swords introduced that are faster than the Muramasa, such as the Cutlass. This makes it the 4th fastest sword in the game.
  • In Pre-hardmode, it is one of the best swords next to the Blade of Grass, Fiery Greatsword, and Night's Edge.
  • Due to its high speed, it can be a useful weapon even in Hardmode, but it is advised to use hardmode swords such as the Breaker Blade or Cobalt Sword instead once they are available.
  • The Muramasa is highly effective against enemies in the Dungeon because of the large number of enemies in the dungeon it can easily kill because of its fast speed.
  • Blue Moon has the same blue particle effect.
  • With Violent Accessories (Feral Claws, Power Glove, Mechanical Glove, Fire Gauntlet and Celestial Stone) and Hallowed Armor equipped (with mask), its speed is incredibly fast.

Trivia

  • Muramasa is a reference to the legendary Japanese swordsmith, who made blades that were said to be cursed, inspiring bloodlust within those who wield them.

Update Info

v1.3.0.1

  • Damage increased slightly from 18 to 19.
  • Use time decreased from 20 to 18.
  • Knockback increased from 1 to 2.5.

v1.0.5

  • Reduced damage from 22 to 18.
  • Reduced knockback from 3 to 1.
  • Became an ingredient in Night's Edge.

PC release

  • Added to the game.
Swords
Broadswords
Terraria Wooden Sword  Wooden Sword Item 656(0)  Rich Mahogany Sword Item 2745o  Boreal Wood Sword Item 2517o  Palm Wood Sword
Item 653(0)  Ebonwood Sword Item 921(0)  Shadewood Sword Terraria Copper Broadsword  Copper Broadsword Tin Broadsword  Tin Broadsword
Terraria Iron Broadsword  Iron Broadsword Lead Broadsword  Lead Broadsword Terraria Silver Broadsword  Silver Broadsword Tungsten Broadsword  Tungsten Broadsword
Terraria Gold Broadsword  Gold Broadsword Platinum Broadsword  Platinum Broadsword Item 1304  Zombie Arm Item 881o  Cactus Sword
Item 3772o  Mandible Blade Stylish Scissors  Stylish Scissors Bone Sword  Bone Sword Item 1909o   Candy Cane Sword
Item 2273o  Katana Terraria Light's Bane  Light's Bane Item 3349(0)  Exotic Scimitar Item 795(0)  Blood Butcherer
Purple Clubberfish  Purple Clubberfish Falcon Blade  Falcon Blade
Shortswords
Terraria Copper Shortsword  Copper Shortsword Tin Shortsword  Tin Shortsword Terraria Iron Shortsword  Iron Shortsword Lead Shortsword  Lead Shortsword
Terraria Silver Shortsword  Silver Shortsword Tungsten Shortsword  Tungsten Shortsword Terraria Gold Shortsword  Gold Shortsword Platinum Shortsword  Platinum Shortsword
Unique Swords
Phasesaber 18p  Phaseblades Ice Blade  Ice Blade Item 65(0)  Starfury EnchantedSword  Enchanted Sword
Arkhalis  Arkhalis Bee Keeper  Bee Keeper Terraria Muramasa  Muramasa Blade of Grass  Blade of Grass
Terraria Firey Greatsword  Fiery Greatsword Terraria Night's Edge  Night's Edge
Hardmode Broadswords
Pearlwood Sword  Pearlwood Sword Cobalt Sword  Cobalt Sword Item 1185o  Palladium Sword Item 484(0)  Mythril Sword
Item 1192o  Orichalcum Sword Adamantite Sword  Adamantite Sword Titanium Sword  Titanium Sword Item 3351o  Classy Cane
Item 3258o  Slap Hand Breaker Blade  Breaker Blade Item 672o  Cutlass Keybrand  Keybrand
Hardmode Unique Swords
Phasesaber 18p  Phasesabers Item 1306o  Ice Sickle Brand of the Inferno  Brand of the Inferno Frostbrand  Frostbrand