Tungsten Shortsword

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Tungsten Shortsword
  • Tungsten Shortsword item spriteold Tungsten Shortsword item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Damage10 (Melee)
Knockback4 (Weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time11 (Very fast)
Velocity4.2 (effective)
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell10 SC50 CC
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Tungsten Shortsword
    Tungsten Shortsword
Animation of the Tungsten Shortsword. Note the limited range.

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

Like all shortswords, the Tungsten 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
Tungsten ShortswordTungsten ShortswordIron AnvilIron Anvil
Lead AnvilLead Anvil


  • (Old-gen console and 3DS versions) The Tungsten Shortsword and its Silver 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 Tungsten, or for completionist purposes), they are advised to make the Tungsten Broadsword, as it does more damage and can swing in an arc.