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Jungle Dragon, Yharon

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Jungle Dragon, Yharon
Jungle Dragon, Yharon.png
Statistics
Type Boss
Environment Jungle
AI Type Jungle Dragon, Yharon AI
Damage 330 / 528 / 554 / 792 (melee)
180 / 300 / 315 / 450 (fireball)
250 / 424 / 445 / 636 (splitting fireball)
200 / 336 / 352 / 504 (flarenado)
300 / 520 / 546 / 780 (infernado)
1000 (death fireball ring)
Max Life 2,375,000 / 3,800,000 /
4,200,000 / 5,000,000
Defense 200 / 340 / 450
KB Resist 100%
Immune to: All debuffs except:
Ichor (debuff).png Cursed Inferno.png Demon Flames.png Shred.png
Drops
Coins 10 Platinum Coin
Item (Quantity) Rate
Yharon Soul Fragment.png Yharon Soul Fragment
• 15-22 / 22-28
100% (Second phase)
Yharon's Kindle Staff.png Yharon's Kindle Staff
25%
Dragon's Breath.png Dragon's Breath
25%
Phoenix Flame Barrage.png Phoenix Flame Barrage
25%
The Burning Sky.png The Burning Sky
25%
Infernal Spear.png Infernal Spear
25%
Dragon Rage.png Dragon Rage
25%
Chicken Cannon.png Chicken Cannon
25%
Yharim's Crystal.png Yharim's Crystal
1%
Supreme Healing Potion.png Supreme Healing Potion
• 1-15
100%
Yharon Mask.png Yharon Mask
14.29%
Yharon Trophy.png Yharon Trophy
10%
Treasure Bag (Jungle Dragon, Yharon).png Treasure Bag (Jungle Dragon, Yharon)
• in Expert Mode only
100%

Yharon map.png
Map Icon
Yharon Trophy.png "The air is getting warmer around you." Yharon Trophy.png

Jungle Dragon, Yharon is a powerful post-Moon Lord boss fought in the Jungle. The player should be well equipped and prepared before summoning him as the boss is incredibly challenging.

Spawn[edit | edit source]

Jungle Dragon, Yharon does not spawn on his own, and requires the player to summon him with a Dragon Egg in the Jungle.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Jungle Dragon, Yharon is incredibly fast and deadly, almost always charging the player at high speeds and dealing extreme contact damage. Between these charges he will also perform a plethora of other deadly attacks, from firing a variety of projectiles, summoning many lingering Flarenadoes and Infernadoes, and spawning several minions to fight alongside him.

At the start of the fight, Yharon will summon 2 massive stationary Infernadoes 120 blocks to the left and right of the player to serve as arena borders. Leaving the arena will cause Yharon to become enraged, which massively increases his speed and damage until the player returns.

Yharon's speed is adjusted based on the player's max run speed and acceleration, meaning that he cannot be outrun.

Attacks[edit | edit source]

Phase 1[edit | edit source]

  • Yharon will create non-damaging illusions of himself at a certain point, becoming more visible as his health lowers (similar to Brain of Cthulhu in Expert Mode).
Subphase 1[edit | edit source]
  • Charges three times consecutively.
  • Spawns Detonating Flames which fly towards the player, attempting to deal damage by ramming them or shooting fireballs.
  • Charges twice slowly and then once quickly.
  • Creates two flare tornadoes, one of which falls to the ground and one which homes in on the player. Upon contact with a tile or the player, a Flarenado is spawned. Flarenadoes will split apart after a certain amount of time, half of their segments being sent to the left and the other half to the right.
  • Spits a line of homing fireballs during both projectile attacks; these fireballs explode after about 10 seconds or upon contact with tiles.
  • Upon reaching 70% / 85% / 90% health, Yharon transitions to his second subphase.
Subphase 2[edit | edit source]
  • Charges three times and then once quickly.
  • Flies in a loop, spawning Detonating Flames and shooting fireballs rapidly with greatly varying horizontal velocities.
  • Charges three times slowly.
  • Flies in a loop, creating a ring of fireballs that home in on the player's initial position after a long delay.
  • Creates a flare tornado which homes in on the player. Upon contact, a massive Infernado manifests. Shortly after spawning, every other segment of this Infernado will disappear, allowing passage through.
  • Upon reaching 40% / 60% / 80% health, Yharon transitions to his third subphase.
Subphase 3[edit | edit source]
  • Charges twice normally and then twice quickly.
  • Flies in a loop, creating a ring of fireballs that home in on the player's initial position after a long delay.
  • Creates a homing Flarenado spawner.
  • Charges twice slowly and then once quickly.
  • Creates a homing Infernado spawner.
  • Flies in a loop, spawning Detonating Flames and shooting fireballs rapidly with greatly varying horizontal velocities.
  • Upon reaching 20% / 25% / 30% health, Yharon transitions to his fourth subphase.
Subphase 4[edit | edit source]
  • Loses all other abilities.
  • Will begin turning invisible and teleporting above or below the player then charging one to four times, similar to Duke Fishron's 3rd phase.
  • Yharon becomes invulnerable at all times except when charging.
  • Occasionally creates Infernado-spawning homing flare tornadoes.
  • Upon reaching 10% health, one of three things will happen:

Phase 2[edit | edit source]

  • Aggressively charges at the player.
  • Flies horizontally while launching fireballs upward into the air, which soon begin flying towards the player.
  • Flies horizontally while firing several gravity-affected fireballs that, upon contact with tiles, quickly launch three fireballs into the air that rain back down.
  • Summons small Bumblebirbs.
  • Upon reaching 5% health, Yharon loses all other abilities and resorts to charging the player.

When Yharon is killed, a ring of high-damage homing fireballs is spawned around his death point. The fireballs detonate automatically after a few seconds, allowing safe retrieval of Yharon's loot.

In Expert Mode[edit | edit source]

  • Summons an invincible Angery Flame in Phase 2, which attempts to ram the player while firing fast, slightly-homing fireballs for the remainder of the fight.
    • The rate at which it shoots fireballs greatly increases as Yharon's current HP decreases.
  • Yharon's charges are much faster.

In Revengeance Mode[edit | edit source]

  • Yharon transitions into suphase 2 at 85% health, subphase 3 at 60% health, and subphase 4 at 25% health.
  • Charges and teleports closer to the player.

In Death Mode[edit | edit source]

  • Yharon transitions into subphase 2 at 90% health, subphase 3 at 80% health, and subphase 4 at 30% health.
  • Attacks are more aggressive and summons more projectiles and tornadoes.

Summons[edit | edit source]

Image Name Condition
Detonating Flame.png Detonating Flame During Phase 1
Bumblebirb.png Bumblebirb During Phase 2
Angery Flame.png Angery Flame During Phase 2 in Expert Mode

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

Once Yharon's first phase has been defeated, the Solar Eclipse is buffed and Mothrons begin dropping Darksun Fragments.

When Yharon's second phase is defeated with the player in the Jungle, the following things happen:

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Flarenadoes and Infernadoes will not deal damage for a short period after spawning, to prevent cheap hits on the player.
  • Yharon cannot be hurt by any attack that would deal 1/25 of his health in one hit, such as another mod's butcher function or an incredibly powerful weapon. When hit by such an attack, the damage is reduced to 0.
  • While Yharon is alive, the world is colored deeply with orange. This will only happen if the Lighting option in the Settings Menu is set to "Color" or "White".

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Galaxia is a good weapon for melee users due to its ability to home in on enemies.
  • The Devil's Devastation is also a useful weapon due to its fast projectiles.
  • The SDFMG and Minigun are very effective when used with Verium Bullets and Chlorophyte Bullets due to their homing effects, allowing you to hit the boss more consistently.
  • The Alluvion and Phangasm are both extremely effective due to their massive damage output, especially when paired with an Elemental Quiver and Vanquisher Arrows. Be wary, however, as the high amounts of arrow projectiles may cause FPS drops on weaker computers.
  • The Voltaic Climax can achieve very high damage outputs especially when paired with mage equipment.
  • The Gilded Proboscis is a good weapon for healing and picking off the Detonating Flames.
  • A good tactic to avoid Flarenadoes is to fly high up into the sky and let the Detonating Flames hit you, dealing no damage to you and forcing the Flarenado to spawn out of the way of the fight.
  • Always be cautious when moving horizontally, as the barrier infernado will instantly kill the player without warning.
    • It is advisable to put up solid blocks in front of the barrier infernadoes to prevent accidentally contacting them. The infernadoes will spawn roughly 120 blocks from the summon point in either direction, so the walls should be placed a bit closer in to account for the infernadoes' thickness.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Yharon's first phase theme is Infernal Catharsis, which was composed by the artist DM DOKURO.
  • Yharon's second phase theme is Infernal Catharsis (Rebirth), a redone version of the previous theme which was also composed by DM DOKURO.
  • When Yharon is almost dead, the theme changes to Roar of the Jungle Dragon, which was also composed by DM DOKURO.
    • This is the only track in the soundtrack with full lyrics, sung by DM DOKURO himself.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Yharim grew up with no one besides his monstrous cohorts to keep him company after the passing of (nearly) his entire family...with the exception of his loyal dragon guardian, Yharon. Long ago, a powerful ranger found an egg within the depths of the Jungle Temple. She gifted the egg to her son, Yharim, to raise as a companion while she was away on her missions. Before the egg hatched it was tossed into the underworld lava, along with Yharim's entire family due to the arrogance and despicable nature of the elder brother. However, the heat of the lava only caused the young dragon to mature more quickly. Soon, it hatched into a furious beast, and was able to save Yharim from his demise, though the same could not be said for the rest of his family. Badly burned and filled with hatred and contempt, Yharim slowly crawled onto the back of his faithful companion. The dragon comforted him as best it could before Yharim commanded that they return to the temple, a new power and order was about to rise. From there the dragon aided Yharim in annihilating the corrupt leaders of the jungle and putting the power in the hands of someone with a broken heart and many scars. The dragon was more than just a mere friend to the tyrant, the warmth and light from the dragon's soul often comforted the tyrant king in times of great depression. Without his pet, the tyrant would've been dead long ago.

See also[edit | edit source]

Characters: Enemies (List): Cosmic Elemental.png Pre-Hardmode • Shockstorm Shuttle.png Hardmode • Impious Immolator.png Post-Moon Lord • Calamitas.png Bosses
 
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