Pew-matic Horn

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Pew-matic Horn
  • Pew-matic Horn item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Uses ammoBullets
Damage20 (Ranged)
Knockback1 (Extremely weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time15 (Very fast)
TooltipConverts bullets into random stuff
RarityRarity level: 2
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Pew-Matic Stuff
    Pew-Matic Stuff
Obtained from Obtained from Obtained from
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Treasure Bag
Treasure Bag (Deerclops)Treasure Bag
The Pew-matic Horn attacking Target Dummies. Note how the damage varies depending on the projectile being fired.

The Pew-matic Horn is a gun dropped by Deerclops with a 25*1/4 (25%) chance. Bullets fired by this weapon quickly lose their horizontal speed once shot and are heavily affected by gravity. The type of bullet used does not change the projectiles fired by this weapon. Instead, the Pew-matic Horn will fire many random items. The damage dealt changes depending on the visual of the projectile being fired.

Its best modifier is Unreal.


  • The following items can be fired by this gun:
List of items fired
Item fired Damage
  • The damage dealt by the projectile is roughly correlated to the weight those items would have in real life: heavier items, such as Stone Blocks, will deal more damage than lighter items, such as herbs.
  • Possessing those items is not required to fire the weapon. It only consumes bullets.
  • Since special bullet types do not grant it any additional effect, this weapon is best used with Musket Balls or an Endless Musket Pouch. However, it does inherit the base damage of the bullets used, which can be decently powerful with its damage multiplier ability.


  • This weapon's behavior is a reference to its original appearance in Don't Starve: Hamlet, in which it also fires normal items.
  • The tooltip is a reference to WX-78's examination quote for the Pew-matic Horn in Don't Starve.

See also


  • Desktop
    • Increased damage from 19 to 20.
    • Decreased use time from 24 to 15.
    • Increased velocity from 11 to 14.