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v1826The Horseman's Blade
The Horseman's Blade(0)   Item 1826
Information
Type Weapon
Sub-Type Broadsword
Damage (?) 75 Damagetype melee
Use Time 25 (Average)
Knockback 7.5 (Very Strong)
Quality Tier 8 (Yellow)
Tooltip "Summons Pumpkin heads to attack your enemies"
Dropped By Pumpking
Sell Value 10 GoldCoin Small 
Continuous Attack Yes
Crafting
This item cannot be crafted.
The Horseman's Blade is a sword that is dropped with 5% chance by the Pumpking, a boss monster who appears during the Pumpkin Moon event. When an enemy is hit, (doesn't work on PvP) a homing pumpkin head will come into the screen from one of the four corners. It is (with the homing pumpkin heads) the highest melee DPS possible to be attained, as it will ravage bosses very quickly.

Notes

  • The pumpkin heads summoned by the weapon are not stopped by walls or other objects.
  • To create a swarm of homing pumpkins, one can easily kill statue spawned mobs (e.g. Bunnies from Bunny Statues).
  • The pumpkin heads seem to either take a long time to despawn, or don't despawn at all despite flying off screen. They can come back to seek out a target that spawns later on if it fails to attack anything the first time it's spawned.
  • If used in the dungeon, the homing pumpkins will start flying around circles over and over, chasing Spike Balls and Blazing Wheels, if there are any.
  • Despite being called The Horseman's Blade, the Headless Horseman does not drop this weapon.

Trivia

  • The Horseman's Blade and its homing pumpkins may be a reference to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, in which the main character is chased by his enemy masquerading as the Headless Horseman, who hurls a pumpkin at him.

Update Info

v1.2.1.1

v1.2.1

  • Added to the game.

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