|Damage||19 / 16 (Melee)|
|Use time||20 (Very fast)|
Not to be confused with the Hardmode-exclusive Obsidian Swordfish, another spear which is obtained through fishing.
Its best modifier is Godly or Demonic. Both modifiers increase the average damage output by the same amount.
- This weapon is easy to acquire early, relative to its strength, and can sustain new players for a good while.
- Due to its short range, it is not advisable to bring into tougher battles, e.g. against bosses.
- Despite having sword in the name, this weapon is not a sword, but a spear.
- Due to how big the sprite of the weapon is, it appears to go through the player's shoulder when attacking with it.
- Desktop 1.3.1: Sprite updated.
- Desktop 184.108.40.206: Damage increased from 16 to 19.
- Desktop 1.2.4: Introduced.