Epidemic Shredder

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Epidemic Shredder
  • Epidemic Shredder.png
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TypeWeaponCrafting material
Damage52 Rogue
Knockback4.5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time15 Very Fast
TooltipThrows a plagued boomerang that releases plague seekers when it hits tiles or enemies
Stealth strikes cause the boomerang release plague seekers constantly as it travels
'Contrary to its name, it will probably cause an epidemic if used incorrectly'
Inflicts DebuffPlaguePlague
100% chance

Debuff duration5 seconds (Boomerang)
3 seconds (Plague seekers)
Debuff tooltipYou are rotting from the inside
RarityRarity Level: 8
Sell 16 Gold Coin.png

The Epidemic Shredder is a craftable Hardmode rogue boomerang. It automatically throws a returning plague disk that pierces five times and inflicts the Plague debuff. The disk can bounce on tiles indefinitely until it reaches the player or despawns. The disk also releases homing plague seekers on each bounce and on enemy hits, dealing a quarter of the base damage and inflicting the Plague debuff.

Performing a stealth strike with the Epidemic Shredder will cause the next disk to release plague seekers as it travels.

Its best modifier is Flawless.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Mythril AnvilMythril Anvil /
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Chlorophyte Bar Chlorophyte Bar 20
Nanites Nanites 150
Plague Cell Canister Plague Cell Canister 15
Epidemic Shredder.png Epidemic Shredder 1

Used in[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Alpha Virus Epidemic ShredderEpidemic Shredder Ancient ManipulatorAncient Manipulator
Uelibloom BarUelibloom Bar (5)
Bloodstone CoreBloodstone Core (5)