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  • Kraken item spriteold Kraken item sprite
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Damage95 (Melee)
Knockback4.3 (Average)
Critical chance14%
Use time25 (Fast)
RarityRarity level: 8
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Kraken
Kraken in action (infinite spin).

The Kraken is a Hardmode yoyo that has a 0.25*1/400 (0.25%) chance to drop from any enemy in the post-Plantera Dungeon. It has a throwing length of 21 blocks. It is the third highest tier yoyo there currently is in the game. It is one of the few yoyos that is able to be thrown and stay in the air forever. When it is thrown out, there is a visible motion blur that only some yoyos have.

Its best modifier is Godly or Demonic. Both modifiers increase the average damage output by the same amount.



Achievement Robbing the Grave.png
Robbing the Grave • Obtain a rare treasure from a difficult monster in the dungeon.
Obtain a rare item from an enemy in the post-Plantera Dungeon.


  • The Kraken has the same color scheme as Duke Fishron.
  • As of November 2016, the Kraken is the second yoyo to see a real life counterpart release by One Drop YoYos One drop logo.png, following the Terrarian in July 2015.
  • The Kraken has the largest projectile of any yoyo in the game, at 19×19 pixels.
  • Its namesake, the Kraken, is a legendary cephalopod-like giant sea monster in Scandinavian folklore.


  • Desktop
    • Damage increased from 90 to 95.
    • Increased critical chance from 4% to 14%.
    • Now counts towards the "Robbing the Grave" achievement.