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  • Trident item spriteold Trident item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage14 / 10 (Melee)
Knockback6 (Average) /
5 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time31 (Slow)
TooltipIncreases mobility in water when held
Hold Up to descend slower
RarityRarity level: 1
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Trident
Obtained from Obtained from
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
Ocean CrateOcean CrateOcean Crate122.5*9/40 (22.5%)
Seaside CrateSeaside CrateSeaside Crate122.5*9/40 (22.5%)
Water ChestWater ChestWater Chest122.5*9/40 (22.5%)
23.33*7/30 (23.33%)
Animation of the Trident. Note its piercing abilities.

The Trident is a type of spear that can be found in Water Chests and Ocean/Seaside Crates. It has slightly more base damage than the Spear.

If the Trident is held while submerged in water or lava, the player moves faster through that liquid and has an increased jump height and also generates light when swung underwater. This does not work in honey or shimmer.

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



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
TridentTridentShimmerShimmer Transmutation
total: 1 row(s)


  • In Celebrationmk10 worlds, the Trident can be found with the normally incompatible Legendary modifier. The size boost will not take effect, though it is still the best modifier possible.


  • Desktop 1.4.4:
    • Now generates light when swung underwater.
    • Drop rate in Water Chests and Crates increased from 20.25*81/400 (20.25%) to 22.5*9/40 (22.5%).
  • Desktop
    • Damage increased from 11 to 14.
    • Knockback increased from 5 to 6.
    • When held, gives unrestricted movement in water.