v951Snowball Launcher
Snowball Launcher2   Item 951
Type Weapon
Sub-Type Ranged Weapon
Damage? 16 Damagetype ranged
Use Time 14 (Very Fast)
Knockback 4.5 (Average)
Max Stack 99
Quality Tier 2
Tooltip Rapidly launches snowballs
Dropped By Snow Flinx
Drop Rate 0.67%
Sell Value 1 GoldCoin Small
This item cannot be crafted.

The Snowball Launcher is a special type of ranged weapon which can only be fired while placed on the ground. It uses Snowballs as ammo.

After it has been placed, it can only be fired in one direction until it is picked up and placed again.

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Snowball launcher

Top: Placed Snowball Launcher
Bottom: Snowball Launcher being fired


It's best to use it as crowd control against large waves of enemies (Such as Goblin Armies or during a Blood Moon).

It is, however, not recommended to use during hardmode due to it's relatively low damage against hardmode enemies.

Update Info


  • Added to the game.