Top 10 Best Terraria Weapons

Terraria‘s arsenal offers a staggering number of possibilities — weapons you can craft, find in chests, or loot from monsters. If you’re having trouble deciding which weapons you should strive to acquire, this list should help you out.

10. Flamarang

It’s a flaming boomerang — what’s not to like? Fast attack speed, long range, great accuracy, and you can never run out of ammo.

How do I get it? You can craft a Flamarang by combining 1 Enchanted Boomerang and 15 Hellstone Bars at an anvil.

9. Minishark

Half gun, half shark, completely awesome. The Minishark is the fastest weapon in the game.

How do I get it? You can buy the Minishark from the Arms Dealer for 40 Gold coins.

8. Blade of Grass

This is the sword with the longest reach in the game, and it has a chance to poison enemies on a hit.

How do I get it? You can craft the Blade of Grass by combining 20 Jungle Spores, 20 Stingers, and a Silver Broadsword at an Anvil, or as a rare drop from Hornets.

7. Flamelash

This mana-using weapon summons a flaming projectile that can be controlled with mouse movement. It efficiently deals with zombies and demon eyes, making it a good weapon for dealing with the weaker monsters.

How do I get it? The Flamelash is a rare item that can be found inside Shadow Chests.

6. Demon Scythe

This fast projectile is summoned for 18 mana and can strike five targets before needing to be summoned again, making it effective against groups of enemies or segmented worm-type creatures.

How do I get it? Demons will sometimes drop this weapon, and it can also be found in Shadow Chests.

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19 Comments on Top 10 Best Terraria Weapons


On January 19, 2012 at 5:36 pm

well star cannon is fast now…you can get stars quickly by making a small world then build a big bridge above it (THE WHOLE MAP) then at night run around it multiple times


On July 7, 2013 at 3:12 am

murumasa is the best? what about the cobalt sword; about same speed, around 40 damage and easy to get (but it is cobalt and you need 10)


On September 20, 2013 at 8:14 am

Hello? What about Excalibur? Did you completely forget that exists??


On September 27, 2013 at 2:52 am

To fircar34 and Moo, Terraria 1.1, witch added cobalt, mythril and admantite wasn’t out yet when this was written.


On November 15, 2013 at 9:13 pm

Uhh what about the Terra Blade? It shoots out projectiles, is super fast, and is the top-tier sword! Cmon people! Think!


On December 22, 2013 at 4:14 pm

This is true for ios, but nowhere close to PC.

The best weapons for PC vary on what you like, but here are some of my top pics:

Vampire Knives

S.M.D.G.,Minishark & Chain gun

Shadow Wave & Heat wave

Leaf blower

Horsemans blade (If you like summoning) & The Terra blade

Candy Corn Gun & Jack O’ Lantern Launcher

Of course there are more, but it all depends on what you like.


On December 22, 2013 at 4:16 pm

Derp. By minishark I meant megashark


On January 8, 2014 at 12:23 am

This is BS, the death sickle is probably the best weapon in game.

LOL best weapon in the game with fast speed and damage arc? Dude it deals 18 damage.


On January 10, 2014 at 12:09 am

Umm guessing it would be terra blade if it was swords demon scythe if it was mana magic thingys but I’d rather choose terra blade because its fast its strong it shoots green projectile swords for over 5000blocks away if nothing was in front of it and it also glows so its very useful in caves and its the combination of true nights edge and Excalibur what else is better I have one myself it took me more than a year getting it I think I’m also voting for megashark cause minishark might be a little faster but is it fast enough to beat a powerful fast weapon like megashark I don’t think so


On February 1, 2014 at 12:44 pm

The strongest and best melee weapon should’ve been Terra blade!
Speed: Very fast
Knockback: Average


On February 21, 2014 at 10:12 pm

These are worst weapons… Megashark, true nights edge, vampire knives, true exacabilur and terra blade are best

Retards in this comment section

On February 27, 2014 at 2:56 am

Are you all retarded this article was written in 2011 way before we got this weapons(terra blade, sniper, etc) check the date before commenting like a retard.


On June 10, 2014 at 8:38 am

Guys… look at the date and yeah in august 2011 they gotten tera blade, megashark etc…


On August 12, 2014 at 9:23 am

wow you guys are idiots
terra blade does 88 damage and is fast speed


On November 4, 2014 at 7:16 am

Umm This is the older weapon list.

Elijah Huntley

On November 26, 2014 at 3:18 am

This is, obviously, not hardmode. It seems very outdated. For instance, the weapons that match the pwnhammer are wayyyy better. Also Dao of pow is better than Sudbury.

joshua rahardyan

On February 16, 2015 at 2:36 am

dude u forgot about hachet it do huge damage and it could follow enemy and it dont use ammo


On November 30, 2015 at 2:50 pm

how bout terra sword?


On December 26, 2015 at 7:31 am

the best melle weopen is meowmere dose 200 and something damage