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  • Hydra item sprite
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Knockback10 (Extremely Strong)
Critical chance0%
Use time32 Slow
TooltipUses Explosive Shotgun Shells
Deals more damage to everything
Can be used once per boss battle
RarityRarity Level: 8
Sell 16 Gold Coin.png

The Hydra is a craftable Hardmode classless weapon that deals massive damage and deals increased damage to all enemies. The Hydra fires fifteen extremely fast pellets that create small explosions when hitting an enemy or a tile.

It uses Explosive Shotgun Shells as ammo.

Once a boss is spawned, the Hydra is only fireable once until the boss is defeated.

This weapon cannot receive any modifiers.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Mythril AnvilMythril Anvil /
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Illegal Gun Parts Illegal Gun Parts 1
Ectoplasm Ectoplasm 20
Shotgun Shotgun 1
Any Iron Bar Any Iron Bar 20
Hydra.png Hydra 1

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This weapon does not have any critical strike chance and cannot gain any from Accessories, Modifiers, Buffs and Armor bonuses.
  • The Hydra deals up to 24.48% of a target's max health if all of the pellets hit, with defense and damage reduction taken into account.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The weapon is a reference to the gun of the same name from the game Resident Evil 5.
  • The Hydra is capable of killing a Super Dummy before it can regenerate all of its health.