The Evil Smasher is a Hardmode melee weapon that drops from Basilisks. It is the rare variant of the Ancient Crusher. Upon contact with enemies, a fossil spike spawns at the enemies' feet that deals damage and lingers for five seconds before disappearing. When hitting an enemy, the weapon has a 33.33% chance for the stats to double. Once it has its stats doubled, the weapon has a 66.67% chance to revert to normal when hitting an enemy.
Its best modifier is Legendary.