Are you looking for the best weapons on the terraria calamity mod? Here are the 13 best calamity mod weapons that you can use from the beginning to the end.
Also, I will include each weapon’s damage per second as a range when hitting a single target dummy to get a little idea about its damage.
For some calamity weapons, it is not fair because I tested this using a single target dummy.
There is no problem if you are playing calamity mod choosing a specific class because I included weapons for all the classes in calamity mod.
The order of the list is based on the damage of the weapon (low damage to high damage)
The first weapon on the list is the gelitic Blade. Gelitic blade is a pre-hardmode weapon that you can also use for pre-wall of flesh boss fight.
This weapon belongs to the melee class. This weapon has 42 melee damage without any modifiers. You can also hit through walls using this weapon.
You can craft gelitic blade using 35 purified gel, 30 gel, and 10 hellstone bars at a static refiner.
You can do 50-145 damage per second using this weapon(avarage:95).
The second weapon is on the list is Omniblade. This is a hardmode weapon that doesn’t have a project tile to damage enemies. This weapon also belongs to the melee class.
The advantages of this weapon are it is very fast, larger than a normal sword and there is 20% to have whispering death debuff. It will reduce your enemy’s defense by 50. Ominiblade has 71 melee damage.
If you are going to use any modifiers for this weapon I recommend you to use the legendry because it is the best for this weapon.
You can craft this weapon using a katana, 20 life alloy, and 10 core of calamity at a Mythril anvil.
You can do 50-560 damage using this weapon (average:250)
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Ark of the Elements
The third weapon on the list is the ark of elements. Ark of elements belongs to the melee class. This weapon is also a hardmode weapon that can craft after beating moon lord.
This broadsword can auto swing with a very fast speed and send project tiles to damage enemies. Without any modifiers ark of the elements, broadsword has 131 melee damage. The best modifier that you can add to this sword is legendry.
You can craft ark of the elements using true ark of ancients, 5 galctica singularity, 5 core of calamity, 5 life alloy, 5 illuminite bars.
You can do 250 – 1050 damage per second using this weapon (average:800)
The 4th best calamity weapon on the list is the burning sky. This weapon has 225 melee damage without any modifiers.
I suggest you add the legendry modifier for this because it is the best. Burning sky broadsword is a very fast pre-moon lord weapon and it summons a lot of burning metros from the sky when you attack.
The only way to get this weapon is to beat the jungle dragon, yahron and there is a 25% chance to drop.
You can do 6000 -26000 damage per second. As I said I made damage per second using a single target dummy so from this weapon you can do a lot more than that.
The 5th best calamity weapon on the list is alpha ray. Alpha ray belongs to mage class. So this is the first mage weapon on the list.
This weapon has 313 damage with insanely fast speed. This post-moon lord weapon has the 3 best modifiers. They are masterful, godly, and demonic.
Also, you can change the firing mode of this weapon with left and right-click.
You can craft alpha ray using 5 galactica singularity, 5 draksun fragments, 2 wingman, and a genisis at draedon’s forge.
You can do 8000 -10 000 damage per second using this weapon.
The next weapon is on the list is yharim’s crystal. This weapon also belongs to the magic class. yharim’s crystal has 391 magic damage without any modifiers. The 3 best modifiers for this weapon are mystic, deadly, and demonic.
Yharim’s crystal fires draconinc beams and it is similar to the last prism.
Yharim’s crystal is a rare weapon. This is dropped by the jungle dragon, yharim and there is a 1% chance to drop it from it.
You can do 4000 – 95 000 damage per second using this weapon (average:50 000)
Ark of cosmos
Ark of cosmos is a melee weapon that has 566 melee damage without any modifiers. The best modifier for this weapon is legendary. There is a lot of buffs you can get when you hit a projectile to an enemy from this weapon.
Each of the buffs you gain depends on your biome.
This weapon is also one of my favorites because it is so satisfying.
You can make the ark of cosmos with Galaxia, the ark of elements, and 4 auric tesla bars at a draedon’s forge.
You can do 8000 -26 000 damage per second from this weapon (average:15000)
The next weapon on the list is Svantechnical. Svantechnical is a rager class weapon (post-moon lord) that has 806 ranger damage without any modifiers and it fires several barrages of bullets. Also, you can use right-click to zoom out using this weapon. The best modifier for this weapon is unreal.
There are 2 ways to get a Svantechnical in terraria calamity. The first way is by beating superme calamitas in expert mode. The second way is crafting it using SDFMG, 5 shadowspec bars, 10 souls of might, 10 souls of sight, and 10 souls of fright at a draedon’s forge.
You can do 10 000 – 60 000 damage per second using this weapon (average:40 000)
Earth is a huge broadsword that has 949 melee damage without any modifiers. Yes, it is for melee class and it is another one of my favorite weapons. The best modifier for this weapon is legendary. Earth sword has very fast speed and extremely strong knockback.
One of the advantages of this weapon is when you are losing your health in fights the attacks of this weapon will heal you a lot.
You can have this weapon by beating superme clamitas in expert mode.
Also, you can craft this weapon using a grand guardian, galactus blade, and 5 shadowspec bars at a draedon’s forge.
You can do 60 000 -120 000 damage per second using this weapon (average: 80 000)
Soma prime is a ranger class weapon (post-moon lord) with insanely fast speed. This weapon has 1119 ranger damage without any modifiers. If you want to see more performance of this weapon I suggest you to add the godly modifier.
You can craft this weapon using 5 shadowspec bars, P90, and a minigun at draedon’s forge
You can do 20 000-100 000 damage per second using this weapon. (average:40 000)
The red sun is a melee class weapon (post-moon lord) that has 2824 melee damage without any modifiers. I suggest you to use the legendary modifier for better performance.
You can craft this weapon using a mandible blade, a forsaken sab, 5 core of sunlight, and 5 shadowspec bars at a draedon’s forge. You can also have it by beating superme calamitas in expert mode.
You can do 2 000 – 13 000 damage per second using this weapon. I know it is lower damage per second than the other weapons. The reason for this is you can’t target a single area with this weapon like the burning sky. You can do a lot more damage than this in boss fights.
Triactis’ True Paladinian Mage-Hammer of Might
The mage hammer might sound like a mage weapon but it is actually a melee weapon with 11299 melee damage. I suggest you to use the godly modifier as for better performance.
You can craft this weapon using a galaxy smasher, 30 soul of might, and 5 shadowspec bars at a dredon’s forge or you can get it by beating superme clamitas on the expert mod.
You can do 60 000 – 83 000 damage per second using this weapon (average- 70 000)