Silver Shortsword

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Silver Shortsword
  • Silver Shortsword item spriteold Silver Shortsword item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage9 (Melee)
Knockback4 (Weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time12 (Very fast)
Velocity4.2 (effective)
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell7 SC
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Silver Shortsword
    Silver Shortsword
Animation of the Silver Shortsword. Note the limited range.

The Silver Shortsword is an early game metal shortsword. Its alternate ore counterpart is the Tungsten Shortsword.

Like all shortswords, the Silver 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
Silver ShortswordSilver ShortswordIron AnvilIron Anvil
Lead AnvilLead Anvil


  • (Old-gen console and 3DS versions) The Silver Shortsword and its Tungsten alternative are the only early-game shortswords that use 6 bars to craft, rather than the usual 7.


  • Unless the player has a good reason to make a shortsword (like not having very much Silver, or for completionist purposes), they are advised to make the Silver Broadsword as it does more damage and can swing in an arc.


  • Desktop 1.0.5: Crafting recipe corrected, the sword is now craftable.