Aureus Spawn

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Aureus Spawn
Aureus Spawn.png
TypeFlying Enemy
AI TypeAureus Spawn AI
Damage0 (passive)
150 / 172 (explosion)
Max Life1012 / 1007
KB Resist0%
Inflicts debuffAstral Infection (debuff)Astral Infection (debuff)
100% chance
Debuff duration2 seconds
Debuff tooltipYour flesh is melting off

The Aureus Spawn is a Hardmode boss servant that is summoned by Astrum Aureus in Revengeance Mode or during the Boss Rush. Upon initially spawning, it is harmless, moving closer the player and occasionally teleporting to some location near the player. It can only take 1 damage from attacks, or 2 damage if the attack is a critical strike.

Once its health drops below 1000, it becomes invincible and starts accelerating towards the player, acting much like a projectile. Once in this state, it will explode upon contact with tiles or the player, killing itself and potentially dealing damage in the process.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • If spawned during the day, it will immediately act as if its health is below 1000 and start accelerating towards the player.
  • During the Boss Rush, Aureus Spawns will have 1002 max health regardless of difficulty.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Due to its harmless nature if left alive in its inactive state, it is recommended to avoid damaging it as much as possible, as doing so could lead to it becoming a hazard.
  • If in pursuit of the player, it will die instantly if it comes into contact with blocks. Because it is affected quite heavily by momentum, the player should attempt to draw it towards tiles as much as possible before dodging, so its previous speed carries it into them and destroys it.
  • Cryogen's lore item can be used to dash through them, making them explode without damaging the player.