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Christmas-Only Content
Christmas-Only Content
The content described on this page will only appear during the Christmas event.
Star Anise
  • Star Anise item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Statistics
Type
Damage14 (Ranged)
Knockback0 (No knockback)
Consumable✔️
Critical chance4%
Use time15 (Very fast)
Velocity12
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell5
Research99 required
Projectile created
  • Star Anise
    Star Anise
Dropped by Dropped by
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
EntityQty.Rate
PresentPresentPresent20–406.3%
5.88% (Hardmode)

Animation of the Star Anise. Note how it can pierce through multiple enemies.

Star Anises are consumable ranged weapons, similar to Shurikens. They are dropped in stacks of 20–40 from Presents obtained during the Christmas event, with a chance of 6.301% in pre-Hardmode and 5.881% in Hardmode. They are slightly stronger than Shurikens, but have no chance of being collected after use.

Trivia[]

  • Star anise is a spice that originated in Asia, and is popular in Europe. It is commonly used in winter seasonal recipes.

History[]

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