Leonid Progenitor

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Leonid Progenitor
  • Leonid Progenitor.png
Auto-use
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Statistics
TypeWeapon
Damage80 Rogue
Knockback3 (Very Weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time14 Very Fast
Velocity12
TooltipLegendary Drop
Throws a bombshell that explodes, summoning a meteor to impact the site
Right click to throw a spread of gravity affected comets that explode, leaving behind a star
Stealth strikes lob a bombshell that additionally splits into comets on hit
Revengeance drop
Inflicts DebuffAstral Infection (debuff)Astral Infection
100% chance

Debuff duration5 seconds (Bombshells, Large Comets)
2 seconds (Small Comets, Stars)
Debuff tooltipYour flesh is melting off
Inflicts DebuffConfusedConfused
100% chance

Debuff duration5 seconds (Explosion)
Debuff tooltipMovement is reversed
RarityRarity Level: 7
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Dropped by
Entity Quantity Rate
Astrum Aureus 1 1%

The Leonid Progenitor is a Hardmode Legendary bomb that is rarely dropped by Astrum Aureus in Revengeance Mode. When used with its primary fire (left-click), gravity-affected bombshells are thrown which will explode on enemies and tiles, causing a large explosive meteor to rain down which deals half damage. When used with its secondary fire (right-click), six gravity-affected small comets are thrown out which each explodes into a stationary star which deals one-third damage. Stars may deal damage to an enemy only once but will linger around instead of disappear, shrinking after a short amount of time. Secondary attacks are 25% slower than primary attacks. All attacks inflict the Astral Infection debuff.

Performing a stealth strike with the Leonid Progenitor throws a bombshell regardless of attack type, which rains five small comets beneath it in addition to the large comets. The small comets behave identically to the ones fired by secondary attacks.

Its best modifier is Flawless.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Leonids are prolific meteor showers associated with a comet known as Tempel-Tuttle.
  • This weapon, like all other Legendary weapons, actually has a unique Rarity but is referred here as Lime rarity for consistency between items.
    • This unique rarity alternates between cyan (#30d0ff ●) and purple (#d07dda ●) colors.
  • The projectiles this weapon fires alternate in the same colors as its rarity, like most Legendary Weapons.
The Leonid Progenitor's bombs that release star and comet projectiles. Notice how the comets cannot damage the Target Dummy through walls.