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Ion Blaster
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Statistics
TypeWeaponCrafting material
Damage43 Magic
Knockback5.5 (Average)
Mana6
Critical chance4%
Use time10 Very Fast
Velocity3
TooltipFires ion blasts that speed up and then explode
Damage scales with how full your mana is
Using Astral Injection reduces the effectiveness of the mana boost
Inflicts DebuffBrimstone FlamesBrimstone Flames
100% chance

Debuff duration2 seconds
Debuff tooltipRapid health loss
RarityRarity Level: 5
Sell 7 Gold Coin.png 20 Silver Coin.png
Projectile created
Ion Blast
Ion Blast

The Ion Blaster is a craftable Hardmode magic gun. It fires continuously accelerating ion blasts that have increased damage the more mana the player has in reserve. Its projectiles inflict the Brimstone Flames debuff upon hitting an enemy. The projectile damage is multiplied by 0.2 added to 1.4 times of the player's mana ratio, dealing 20% damage at 0 mana and 160% damage at full mana. Additionally, the projectile size is multiplied by 0.75 added to 0.75 times of the player's mana ratio, being 75% size at 0 mana and 150% size at full mana. Having the Astral Injection buff caps the maximum damage multiplier at 111% and size at 123.75%.

Its best modifier is Mythical.

Crafting[]

Recipe[]

Crafting Station
Mythril AnvilMythril Anvil
or
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s)Amount
Soul of FrightSoul of Fright10
Any Adamantite BarAny Adamantite Bar7
Result
Ion BlasterIon Blaster1

Used in[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Apoctosis ArrayApoctosis ArrayAncient ManipulatorAncient Manipulator
total: 1 row(s)

Tips[]

  • Because of this weapon's unique benefit from current mana, it has incredible synergy with accessories and armor that boost maximum mana and reduce mana usage. Hallowed armor is great in this regard, giving 100 max mana and reducing mana usage by 20%.

Trivia[]

  • The Ion Blaster's design resembles the Axiom Disruptor weapon from the video game Axiom Verge.
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