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Tentacle Spike
  • Tentacle Spike item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Damage19 (Melee)
Knockback5.5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time23 (Fast)
TooltipEmbeds damaging spikes in enemies
'Never grab the pointy end.'
RarityRarity level: 2
Sell50
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Tentacle Spike
    Tentacle Spike
Obtained from Obtained from
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
EntityQty.Rate
Blood CrawlerBlood Crawler (ground).pngBlood Crawler10.19%
Blood Crawler
(On Wall)
Blood Crawler.pngBlood Crawler
(On Wall)
10.19%
CrimeraCrimera.gifCrimera10.19%
DevourerDevourerDevourer10.19%
Eater of SoulsEater of Souls.pngEater of Souls10.19%
Face MonsterFace Monster.pngFace Monster10.19%

Animation of the Tentacle Spike.

The Tentacle Spike is a pre-Hardmode melee weapon dropped by the Eater of Souls, Devourer, Crimera, Face Monster, and Blood Crawler with a 0.19*1/525 (0.19%) chance. On The Constant seed, the drop chance is increased to a 1*1/100 (1%) chance.

Similarly to the Daybreak, the Tentacle Spike embeds the Tentacle Spike projectile into an enemy on a hit, each dealing 3 damage every second. These spikes last for 9 seconds, and can stack up to 5 times on each target, leading to a total of 15 damage every second with all spikes embedded.

Its best modifier is Legendary.

Trivia[]

  • The tooltip is a reference to Wickerbottom's examination quote for the Tentacle Spike in Don't Starve.
  • Internally, the Tentacle Spike inflicts a debuff on enemies, which inflicts the damage over time. Because it cannot be inflicted on players, it does not have a name nor tooltip and uses the icon of DistortedDistorted as a placeholder. Its buff ID is 337.

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History[]

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