Mineral Mortar

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Mineral Mortar
  • Mineral Mortar.png
Stack digit 1.png
Damage85 Ranged
Knockback20 (Insane)
Critical chance4%
Use time60 Snail
TooltipShoots an onyx bomb that explodes into huge area damage
RarityRarity Level: 5
Sell 4 Gold Coin.png 80 Silver Coin.png
Research1 required
Projectile created
Onyx Bomb
Onyx Bomb
The four Sand Shark-shaped projectiles' arcs, with three of them hitting Target Dummies. Notice how the sharks only appear upon block collision.

The Mineral Mortar is a craftable Hardmode launcher that converts any suitable rockets into onyx bombs. When used, it charges up and fires a fast onyx bomb which is affected by gravity. These onyx bombs create a large explosion on contact.

Its best modifier is Unreal.






  • Unlike many rocket launchers, it will not deal any damage to the player.


These history sections are still a work-in-progress, and may not yet contain changes relevant to the current version of the Calamity Mod.
    • Reworked:
      • Buffed damage from 30 to 85, knockback from 5 to 20, and shot speed from 14 to 25, but nerfed use time from 33 to 60. It no longer inflicts Armor Crunch.
      • No longer fires slow onyx bombs that explode into homing sharks on death.
      • Now charges up to fire a fast onyx bomb which is affected by gravity. These onyx bombs create a large explosion on death, and are affected by all rocket types.
    • Now inflicts Armor Crunch for 3 seconds.
    • Decreased sell price from 7 Gold Coin.png 20 Silver Coin.png to 4 Gold Coin.png 80 Silver Coin.png.
  • Moved Adamantite Bar to the top of the recipe.
    • Onyx bomb explosions now pierce infinitely and grant 10 local immunity frames.
    • Resprited it, sharks and onyx shards.
  • Resprited it, sharks and onyx shards.
  • Onyx explosions now deal ranged damage.