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The Hive
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Damage70 Ranged
Knockback3.5 (Weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time21 Fast
TooltipLaunches a variety of rockets that explode into bees on death
Inflicts DebuffPlaguePlague
75% chance

Debuff duration5 seconds
Debuff tooltipRotting from the inside
RarityRarity Level: 8
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Dropped by
The Plaguebringer Goliath125% / 33.33%
If you were looking for something other than the launcher, see Hive (disambiguation).

The Hive is a Hardmode launcher that has a chance to drop from The Plaguebringer Goliath. Every time it fires, it will shoot 1 of 4 types of rockets, each with varying effects.

Its best modifier is Unreal.

Rocket Types[]

Type Description
Bee RPG Bee RPG A high velocity rocket that explodes into an orange cloud, inflicts the Plague debuff, and spawns a swarm of friendly bees.
Hive Missile Hive Missile A medium velocity rocket that explodes into a red cloud and spawns a small amount of friendly bees.
Goliath Rocket Goliath Rocket A low velocity rocket that explodes into an orange cloud and inflicts the Plague.
Hive Bomb Hive Bomb A low velocity rocket that explodes into a green cloud and inflicts enemies with the Plague. The cloud itself will also inflict the Plague.


  • When using this weapon, take note of how each Missile is affected by gravity. Hive Bombs are affected the most, Hive Missiles and Goliath Rockets are affected by gravity moderately, and the Bee RPG is the least affected.