Best Weapons in Terraria

Here are the best weapons to wield in Terraria!

Terraria is a sandbox game with the twist that it is action-oriented, which is definitely not the most common genre for sandbox games. This twist is an engaging one that can have players on this game for hours at a time, which is why it is not surprising that the depth of fighting strategy and weapons is well-liked by Terraria fans.

Best Weapons to Use in Terraria

There are so many weapons in Terraria that it can be very hard to choose the best ones. Here are the best weapons in Terraria in each category.


There are several different sub-types of melee weapons in Terraria, ranging from swords to boomerangs. Melee weapons are best for players who want to be right in the action and deal a lot of damage.

  • Star Wrath
  • Terrarian
  • Solar Eruption
  • Meowmere
  • Daybreak


Ranged weapons are ones that players will use from a further range of the action, hence the name. These are best gamers who want to work with items like bows and guns.

  • Nail Gun
  • S.D.M.G
  • Pulse Bow
  • Star Cannon
  • Elf Melter

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Players who don't want to rely on technical weapons like swords or guns in Terraria should consider using magic weapons. These tools are great for adding a level of mystery and intrigue to any player's gameplay.

  • Unholy Trident
  • Staff of Earth
  • Last Prism
  • Nebula Blaze
  • Charged Blaster Cannon


Summoning weapons are for when players want a little extra help beyond the damage they themselves are doling out. Summoning brings creatures to help players fight. Usually, the weapon itself is an item, like a staff, that is used to call on the helpers.

  • Terraprisma
  • Staff of the Frost Hydra
  • Rainbow Crystal Staff
  • Stardust Cell Staff
  • Tempest Staff

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