Scorpio

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Scorpio
  • Scorpio item sprite
Auto-use
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeWeaponCrafting material
Damage95 Ranged
Knockback6.5 (Strong)
Critical chance4%
Use time12 Very Fast
Velocity20
TooltipBOOM
Right click to fire a nuke
RarityRarity Level: 9
Sell 19 Gold Coin.png

The Scorpio is a craftable Hardmode launcher with extraordinary area-of-effect capabilities. Its two firing modes both consume a single rocket of any kind upon firing.

Left-click gives a fully automatic rapid-fire stream of homing rockets that inflict the weapon's normal damage. Right-click is also automatic, slowly firing seeker rockets that inflict three times the weapon's normal damage in a ludicrously large area of effect (square radius of approximately 24 tiles). Despite its lower fire rate, the right-click function gives a similar DPS on every enemy within a large area without consuming any additional ammunition.

Its best modifier is Unreal.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Crafting Station
Mythril AnvilMythril Anvil /
Orichalcum AnvilOrichalcum Anvil
Ingredient(s) Amount
Snowman Cannon Snowman Cannon 1
Grenade Launcher Grenade Launcher 1
Rocket Launcher Rocket Launcher 1
Vortex Fragment Vortex Fragment 20
Result
Scorpio.png Scorpio 1

Used in[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
The Pack ScorpioScorpio Draedon's ForgeDraedon's Forge
Smooth Marble BlockSmooth Marble Block (50)
Cosmilite BarCosmilite Bar (10)
Armored ShellArmored Shell (4)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The primary fire has a fixed use time of 12 ticks, and the secondary fire has a fixed use time of 38 ticks; as a result, no modifier can increase or decrease the firing rate of the launcher.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Against worm enemies like The Destroyer, the Scorpio is spectacularly effective, often requiring no other equipment aside from reasonable armor
  • The obscenely large area of effect can be a pain in certain circumstances, as it may kill benign creatures the player wanted to capture.
  • The left-click rapid fire functionality can be useful against hard to hit enemies, as you can put more rockets in the air faster. However, right-click has superior damage-per-money spent on ammo.