This item is dedicated to: Phantasmal Deathray
|Knockback||3 (Very Weak)|
|Use time||11 Very Fast|
|Tooltip||Throws a flurry of homing knives that can heal the user|
|Inflicts Debuff||Holy Flames|
|Debuff duration||10 seconds|
|Debuff tooltip||Dissolving from holy light|
The Illustrious Knives are a craftable post-Moon Lord developer weapon. When used, the weapon launches a spread of 4-8 slow moving green knives, similar to the Vampire Knives. The knives are destroyed upon contact with tiles, but will rapidly accelerate and home in on nearby enemies. All knives will inflict Holy Flames upon striking an enemy.
Its best modifier is Godly. It cannot get modifiers that affect size.
|Core of Calamity||3|
- The Illustrious Knives have a slightly higher chance than Vampire Knives or Empyrean Knives to throw out greater amounts of knives per usage. While they all throw a minimum of 4 knives, the predecessors have 4 independent chances of 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/16 to increase the number of knives by 1, placing their average number of knives per throw at 4.94. The Illustrious Knives' 4 independent chances are 1/2, 1/4, 1/6, and 1/8, meaning its average number of knives is 5.04.
- This weapon actually has a unique rarity, but is referred to here as Hot Pink for consistency between weapons.
- This unique rarity alternates between mint green (#9AFF97 ●) and mauve (#E497FF ●) colors.
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