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Hydraulic Volt Crasher
  • Hydraulic Volt Crasher.png
Stack digit 1.png
  • Pickaxe icon.png 0%
  • Hammer icon.png 230%
  • Axe icon.png 0%
Damage65 Melee
Knockback12 (Insane)
Critical chance4%
Use time16 Very Fast
Tool speed4
TooltipGood for both stamping metal plates and instantly fusing them, as well as crushing enemies.
An electrically charged jackhammer which shocks all nearby foes on hit
Inflicts DebuffElectrifiedElectrified
100% chance

Debuff duration10 seconds (Explosion)
Debuff tooltipYou cannot move
RarityRarity level: Draedon's Arsenal
Sell 7 Gold Coin.png 20 Silver Coin.png
Projectile created
Hydraulic Volt Crasher Hammer
Hydraulic Volt Crasher

The Hydraulic Volt Crasher is a craftable Hardmode hammer. When an enemy is struck, a stream of electricity is released, striking all enemies within a short range. Enemies that are struck by electricity take continuous damage from the shock, equivalent to 80% of the weapon's damage and reduces by 25% every hit until it hits the target 5 times. If the target is repeatedly hit, an explosion will occur, dealing more damage and inflicting the Electrified debuff. It consumes charge on use.

The weapon consumes 0.002 units of charge for each frame the weapon is held (totaling 0.032 units of charge per use) and has a maximum charge of 85.

Its best modifier is Godly or Demonic. Both modifiers increase its average damage output by the same amount. Mechanical tools can only have universal prefixes, because they can't have their speed modified.





  • The Hydraulic Volt Crasher has the strongest hammer power of any tool in either Calamity or Vanilla.
    • It is also tied with Grax for the highest tool speed of any hammer in either Calamity or Vanilla.