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  • Death.png
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Use time45 Very Slow
TooltipEnables/disables Death Mode, can only be used in Revengeance Mode.
All effects from Revengeance Mode are enabled, including the following:
Allows certain bosses to spawn naturally depending on what biome you're in.
Certain biomes and events have additional weather effects.
Lethal Lava effects are always enabled.
Greatly boosts enemy spawn rates during the Blood Moon.
Makes the Abyss more treacherous to navigate.
Certain non-boss enemies and projectiles deal between 6% and 15% more damage.
Nerfs the effectiveness of life steal a bit more.
The Nurse no longer heals you while a boss is alive.
Defense damage is increased by 2.5%.
Increases damage done by 50% for several debuffs and all alcohols that reduce life regen.
Changes all boss AIs and some enemy AIs a bit more.
Increases the damage of all bosses a bit more.
RarityRarity Level: 11
SellNo value
For the vanilla mechanic when a player's health reaches zero, see here. For the difficulty activated by this item, see here.

Death is an item found within the Starter Bag that activates or disables Death Mode. Attempting to use it while not in Revengeance Mode or during a boss battle will have no effects.

It can be crafted at an Altar and does not have any ingredients.



Crafting Station
Demon AltarDemon Altar
Crimson AltarCrimson Altar


  • This item was formerly used to activate an insta-death mode in which any damage would instantly kill the player.
    • It is also the effect of Armageddon mode, though that conditionally grants benefits to the player as well.