Storm Diver

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Storm DiverHardmode exclusive
Storm Diver.png
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
AI TypeFighter AI
Damage100/200/300 (melee)
150200300 (Vortex Laser)
Max Life800/1600/2400
KB Resist60%/64%/68%
BannerStorm Diver BannerStorm Diver Banner(Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
Immune toShimmering

The Storm Diver is a Hardmode, post-Lunatic Cultist enemy that is summoned from the Vortex Pillar during the Lunar Events. Storm Divers wield a type of ranged weapon that is able to fire tight spreads of projectiles, similar to the Tactical Shotgun. Storm Divers are also able to glide and hover with what appear to be Jetpacks. They appear to have mud-colored skin, a green glass helmet, cyan colored claws, cyan lights, and an alien-like shotgun.


  • If a player is affected by the Distorted debuff inflicted by the Alien Queen, Storm Divers can hover up to the player and will have a much greater chance of damaging the player, as they will be stuck at a certain height in midair until the effect wears off.


  • Storm Divers appear to be Vortexians utilizing equipment similar to those crafted from Vortex Fragments.
  • The Storm Diver is referred to as VortexRifleman internally.
  • Visually, the gun held by Storm Divers slightly resembles the Vortex Beater.
  • The BestiaryBestiary entry for the Storm Diver: "These alien soldiers carry a versatile arsenal of celestial rifles and cosmic accessories that allow them to defy gravity."


  • Desktop 1.4.4:
    • Improved its aerial speed and maneuverability and widened its firing angle, along with a dramatic increase in its firing rate.
    • The minimum delay before the first shot is reduced.
    • The velocity of its bullets have been increased, and one of the bullets are always accurate.
    • Added a visual effect just prior to firing.
  • Desktop Banner renamed from "Vortex Rifleman Banner" to "Storm Diver Banner".