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Throwing Knife
  • Throwing Knife item sprite
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Statistics
Type
Damage12 (Ranged)
Knockback2 (Very weak)
Consumable✔️
Critical chance4%
Use time15 (Very fast)
Velocity10
RarityRarity level: 0
Buy50
Sell10
Research99 required
Projectile created
  • Throwing Knife
    Throwing Knife
Not to be confused with Flying Knife. For the similar Hardmode magic weapon, see Magic Dagger.

Animation of the Throwing Knife.

Throwing Knives are consumable ranged weapons that can pierce up to two enemies. They can be purchased from the Merchant during a Blood Moon for 50 each and may also be found in Chests. Throwing Knives are greatly affected by gravity and arc similarly to Shurikens and Bones. They have the greatest range of these consumable ranged weapons (with Bones having the least).

Throwing Knives have a 50*1/2 (50%) chance of being retrievable after use, even after hitting enemies.

The Merchant will use Throwing Knives to defend himself against nearby enemies.

Crafting[]

Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Poisoned KnifePoisoned Knife (50) (Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionSwitch versiontModLoader version)By Hand
Poisoned KnifePoisoned Knife (20) (Old-gen console version3DS version)
total: 3 row(s)

History[]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.1:
    • Damage type changed from Throwing to Ranged.
    • Can no longer be retrieved after use.
  • Mobile 1.4.0.5.0:
    • Damage type changed from Throwing to Ranged.
    • Can no longer be retrieved after use.

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