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Plague Hive
  • Plague Hive.png
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TooltipAll attacks inflict the Plague debuff
Releases bees when damaged that inflict the Plague
Projectiles spawn plague seekers on enemy hits
Inflicts DebuffPlaguePlague
100% chance

Debuff duration2, 4, or 6 seconds (On attack)
5 seconds (Bee/wasp projectiles)
3 seconds (Plague Seekers)
Debuff tooltipRotting from the inside
RarityRarity Level: 9
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Projectile created
Plaguenade Bee
Plague Seeker

The Plague Hive is a Hardmode accessory. Equipping it grants the following benefits:

  • All of the wearer's attacks inflict the Plague debuff.
  • All of the wearer's attacks spawn homing plague seekers upon hitting an enemy.
    • Plague seekers deal 25% damage of the attack that spawned them, capped at 30 damage.
  • When the wearer takes damage, several bees are spawned that will seek out and attack nearby enemies.



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  • The player's attacks have a 25% chance to inflict Plague for 6 seconds, a 37.5% chance to inflict Plague for 4 seconds, and a 37.5% chance to inflict Plague for 2 seconds.


  • This item used to require the Toxic Heart and provide its effects, formerly making it exclusive to Expert Mode or above.