Gold Shortsword

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Gold Shortsword
  • Gold Shortsword item spriteold Gold Shortsword item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage12 (Melee)
Knockback5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time11 (Very fast)
Velocity4.2 (effective)
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell14 SC
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Gold Shortsword
    Gold Shortsword
The Gold Shortsword attacking a Target Dummy. Note the short range.

The Gold Shortsword is an early game metal shortsword. Its alternate ore counterpart is the Platinum Shortsword.

Like all shortswords, the Gold Shortsword has a very limited range and attacks with a stabbing motion at any direction on Desktop version Desktop, Console version Console, and Mobile version Mobile, and horizontally in front of the player on Old-gen console version Old-gen console and 3DSNintendo 3DS version, instead of an arc. This makes it almost useless against flying or jumping enemies, although its high attack rate makes it somewhat effective against weaker fighter type enemies.

Its best modifier is Legendary.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version only:
Gold ShortswordGold Shortsword
Iron AnvilIron Anvil
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
Old-gen console versionNintendo 3DS version only:
Gold ShortswordGold Shortsword


  • Desktop
    • Can now stab in all directions, not only horizontally.
    • Damage increased from 11 to 12.