Galactus Blade

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Galactus Blade
  • Galactus Blade.png
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TypeWeaponCrafting material
Damage84 Melee
Knockback6 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time16 Average
Velocity46 effective
TooltipLaunches a barrage of comets from the sky
Forged with the fury of nuclear chaos
Inflicts DebuffHoly FlamesHoly Flames
100% chance

Debuff duration5 seconds (Contact)
3 seconds (Comet)
Debuff tooltipDissolving from holy light
RarityRarity Level: 12
Sell 24 Gold Coin.png
Research1 required
Projectile created
Galactica Comet
Galactica Comet

The Galactus Blade is a craftable post-Moon Lord broadsword that autoswings. It rains down Galactica Comets above the cursor on swing. It inflicts the Holy Flames debuff on hit. The projectile will not pierce, but it will ignore tiles and explode on impact.

Its best modifier is Legendary.



Used in


  • This is the first item ever added by the Calamity Mod.


These history sections are still a work-in-progress, and may not yet contain changes relevant to the current version of the Calamity Mod.
  • No longer uses 1 Light Shard, 1 Dark Shard, 20 Souls of Might, or 5 Luminite Bars in its recipe.
  • Now only receives 33% of melee swing speed bonuses.
    • Now inflicts Holy Flames for 3 and 5 seconds from comets and direct hits respectively.
    • No longer inflicts On Fire! or Frostburn.
  • Buffed damage from 110 to 135 and increased raining projectile velocity by 25%.
  • Projectiles are now briefly invisible upon spawning.
  • Star explosions now pierce infinitely and grant 10 local immunity frames.
    • Buffed damage from 95 to 110.
    • Now uses 10 Divine Geodes in its recipe instead of 10 Ectoplasm.
    • Comets now have afterimages.
  • Now has new dust visuals for projectiles.
    • Now inflicts On Fire! and Frostburn for 10 seconds, instead of On Fire! for 20 seconds and Cursed Inferno for 10 seconds.
    • Comets now explode on impact.
    • Now produces less dust.
    • Resprited.
  • Now rains 5 comets per swing instead of 15.
    • Nerfed damage from 188 to 173.
    • Now requires an Ancient Manipulator to craft instead of a Hardmode Anvil.
  • Buffed shot speed from 18 to 23.
    • Renamed from "Galactica Blade" to "Galactus Blade".
    • Resprited.
  • Now requires a Hardmode Anvil to craft instead of a Particle Accelerator.
  • 1.1.5: Now uses 5 Galactica Singularities in its recipe.
    • Buffed damage from 148 to 188, and shot speed from 10 to 18.
    • Now rains a barrage of comets from the sky on swing.
    • Now uses 1 Star Wrath, 1 Dark Shard, 10 Ectoplasm, 1 Light Shard, and 20 Souls of Might in its recipe instead of 1 Influx Waver, 1 Starfury, 30 Chlorophyte Bars, 3 Dark Shards, 20 Ectoplasm, 3 Light Shards, and 50 Souls of Might.
    • Resprited.
  • Now uses 5 Luminite Bars in its recipe.
  • Now has a cooldown for playing its star projectile sound, and projectiles no longer play sounds on death.
  • 1.0: Introduced.