Botanic Piercer

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Botanic Piercer
  • Botanic Piercer.png
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TypeWeaponCrafting material
Damage88 Melee
Knockback8.5 (Very Strong)
Critical chance4%
Use time17 Average
TooltipFires a botanic energy beam
RarityRarity Level: 8
Sell 12 Gold Coin.png
Research1 required
Projectiles created
Botanic Piercer Spear
Botanic Piercer
Botanic Spear
Botanic Spear

The Botanic Piercer is a craftable Hardmode spear. When swung, it will fire out a green spear beam that deals 70% of the weapon's damage and knockback, pierces infinitely, but cannot go through tiles.

Its best modifier is Godly. It cannot get modifiers that affect size.



Used in


These history sections are still a work-in-progress, and may not yet contain changes relevant to the current version of the Calamity Mod.
    • Renamed from "Terra Lance" to "Botanic Piercer".
    • Projectiles can no longer pass through tiles.
    • Resprited.
    • Fixed it having strange visual offsets when thrusted.
  • Fixed it lingering for extra animation cycles when switching to another spear while in use.
  • Spear now grants 6 local immunity frames instead of 5 global immunity frames, and spear projectile now grants 10 local immunity frames instead of 5 global immunity frames.
  • Decreased sell price from 16 Gold Coin to 12 Gold Coin.
  • Now uses 12 Living Shards in its recipe instead of 7.
  • No longer considered a nature weapon.
  • Nerfed projectile damage from 85% base damage to 70%.
  • Now uses Dark Lance and Gungnir in its recipe.
  • Projectiles are now briefly invisible upon spawning.
    • Beam now makes a sound upon death.
    • Added a tooltip.
  • Now uses 1 Chlorophyte Partisan and 7 Living Shards in its recipe instead of 1 Exsanguination Lance, 1 Hellion Flower Spear, 1 Starnight Lance, and 5 Living Shards.
    • Buffed damage from 102 to 112.
    • Now sets NPC immunity frames to 5 instead of 6.
  • Buffed damage from 92 to 102, use time from 19 to 17, and made it ignore 5 immunity frames.
    • Buffed shot speed from 9 to 11.
    • Increased spear length.
    • Now has auto use.