Phantom Phoenix

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Phantom Phoenix
  • Phantom Phoenix item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Uses ammoArrows
Damage32 Desktop and Mobile versions / 24 Console Version (Ranged)
Knockback2 (Very weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time18 (Very fast) Desktop and Mobile versions /
20 (Very fast) Console Version
TooltipHarnesses the power of undying flames
RarityRarity level: 5
Research1 required
Inflicts Debuff
DebuffOn Fire!On Fire!
Debuff tooltipSlowly losing life
Duration8 seconds
Projectile created
  • Phantom Phoenix
    Phantom Phoenix
  • Phantom Phoenix
    Phantom Phoenix
Dropped by Dropped by
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
OgreDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions
Ogre.pngOgreDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions
OgreDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions
Ogre.pngOgreDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions
The Phantom Phoenix being used on a group of target dummies

The Phantom Phoenix is a Hardmode bow dropped by the Ogre mini-boss during the Old One's Army event. It fires two arrows at a time, spreading randomly similarly to the Chlorophyte Shotbow, and also fires a large phoenix with a waving arc every Desktop and Mobile versions third / Console Version fourth shot. The phoenix deals double the weapon's damage, and explodes when colliding with wall. It also converts regular Wooden Arrows into Flaming Arrows, similar to the Molten Fury.

Its best modifier is Unreal.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Phantom Phoenix has lower base damage than the repeaters available during early Hardmode. However, it fires two arrows at once, doubling total damage done, and converts normal arrows into Flaming Arrows, making the Endless Quiver more powerful. This makes it compete with or exceed the repeaters for DPS when using normal arrows.
    • With Holy Arrows, the double-shooting of the Phantom Phoenix makes it operate like the Daedalus Stormbow, with slightly less arrows per shot but easier to aim.
    • On the other hand, using piercing arrows such as Jester's or Unholy Arrows will make enemies only take damage from one of the arrows, cutting the damage output in half.
  • The flaming phoenix is destroyed by liquids, making the Phantom Phoenix significantly less effective underwater.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Like the other Old One's Army weapons, the Phantom Phoenix is a direct reference to the weapon of the same name in Dungeon Defenders 2, due to the Old One's Army event being a crossover event.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop
    • Damage increased from 24 to 32.
    • Use Time decreased from 20 to 18.
    • Phoenix projectile now fires on every 3rd shot instead of every 4th.