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Type Monster
HP 60 Heart
Attack 25
Defense 10
Spawn Time Jungle
Immune To Lava
Banner(?) Snatcher Banner
90 CopperCoin Small? 100%

The Snatcher will usually spawn in Surface Jungles, although it is possible for it to spawn in an artificial Underground Jungle during a Blood Moon or at a normal night when the Underground Jungle isn't too far away from the surface.

The Snatcher has an almost identical, albeit slightly re-colored sprite to the Man Eater, but with lowered stat values.

While fighting a Snatcher, a ranged approach may be more preferred, as you can simply stand out of its range and fire arrows or bullets at it. You can use a sword to take it out, but that opens you up to more damage.

Like the Man Eater, the Snatcher can be killed by destroying the block it is attached to, but it will not drop any loot. The Snatcher is in the background layer, and can move 'through' walls to attack you.


  • This monster can easily be killed in tight spots or underground by use of a Trident, Spear, Vilethorn, or the Dark Lance since these can penetrate walls and attack it even if it is not reachable by means of any other weapons. Caution is still necessary since it can lure you in, then suddenly grow in length again.
  • Unlike the very similar Man Eater, which is usually found underground, the Snatcher also cannot retract itself as much as the Man Eater and does not have as much health and defense, making it much easier for low- to mid-level players to kill.


Despite it having re-colored areas, upon death, the Snatcher will leave the same remains as a Man Eater.

Update Info


  • HP reduced from 100 to 60.
  • Now drawn above tiles rather than below them.
  • Randomly extends stem.


  • Can pass through blocks.
  • Immune to knockback.


  • Added to the game.


Monsters (Hardmode Monsters are in italic)
Slime Monsters Baby Slime · Black Slime · Blue Slime · Corrupt Slime · Dungeon Slime · Green Slime · Illuminant Slime · Jungle Slime · Lava Slime · Mother Slime · Pinky · Purple Slime · Red Slime · Shadow SlimeConsole · Slimeling · Slimer · Toxic Sludge · Yellow Slime
Goblins Goblin Archer · Goblin Peon · Goblin Scout · Goblin Sorcerer · Goblin Thief · Goblin Warrior · Goblin Summoner
Undead Monsters Angry Bones · Armored Skeleton · Big Boned · Dark Caster · Doctor Bones · Heavy Skeleton · Short Bones · Skeleton · Skeleton Archer · The Groom · Tim · Undead Miner · Vampire MinerConsole · Zombie
Humanoids Chaos Elemental · Clown · Dark Mummy · Light Mummy · Mummy · Possessed Armor · Shadow MummyConsole Spectral ElementalConsole · Spectral MummyConsole · Werewolf
Mages Dark Caster · Fire Imp · Goblin Sorcerer · Tim · Rune Wizard · Desert Spirit
Plant Monsters Angry Trapper · Dragon SnatcherConsole · Clinger · Man Eater · Snatcher
Burrowing Monsters Bone Serpent · Devourer · Digger · Giant Worm · World Feeder · Tomb Crawler · Dune Splicer
Flying Monsters Arch DemonConsole · Big Eater · Big Stinger · Bird · Cave Bat · Corruptor · Cursed Hammer · Cursed Skull · Demon · Demon Eye · Dragon HornetConsole · Dragon SkullConsole · Dragon StingerConsole · Eater of Souls · Enchanted Sword · Gastropod · Giant Bat · Giant Flying Fox · Harpy · Hellbat · Hornet · Illuminant Bat · Jungle Bat · Little Eater · Little Stinger · Meteor Head · Moss Hornet · Pixie · Shadow HammerConsole · Spectral GastropodConsole · Voodoo Demon · Vulture · Wandering Eye · Wraith
Swimming Monsters Angler Fish · Arapaima · Blue Jellyfish · Corrupt Goldfish · Goldfish · Green Jellyfish · OrcaConsole · Pink Jellyfish · Piranha · Shark · Squid
Hopping Monsters Bunny · Corrupt Bunny · Derpling · Giant Tortoise · Mimic · Slimes
Boss Monsters Arch WyvernConsole · Brain of Cthulhu · Eater of Worlds · Eye of Cthulhu · Golem · King Slime · OcramConsole · Plantera · Queen Bee · Skeletron · Skeletron Prime · The Destroyer · The Twins · Wall of Flesh · Wyvern · Mourning Wood · Pumpking · Everscream · Santa-NK1 · Ice Queen · Martian Saucer · Lunatic Cultist · Nebula Pillar · Solar Pillar · Stardust Pillar · Vortex Pillar · Moon Lord
Boss-Related Monsters Dungeon Guardian · Leech · Probe · Servant of Cthulhu · Servant of OcramConsole · The Hungry
Immortal Blazing Wheel · Spike Ball
Projectile Burning Sphere · Chaos Ball
Other Albino AntlionConsole · Antlion · Crab · Jungle Creeper · Mr. Stabby · Snow Balla · Snowman Gangsta · Unicorn

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