Terraria (Wiki): Exotic Scimitar


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General Information

The Exotic Scimitar is a melee weapon that pierces enemies.

The Exotic Scimitar is considered a broadsword that moves in an arc motion and still performs admirably as a pre-Dungeon blade, despite once being stronger than the Muramasa. An Exotic Scimitar cannot autoswing. Its attack reaches four tiles in radius. At an optimal distance, the Exotic Scimitar can pierce two enemies. However, multiple bodies will be damaged should they all line up for the player.

When normally used, the Exotic Scimitar will not emit light, and attacks do not go through walls.

Combat-wise, the Exotic Scimitar’s decent damage and speed make it effective against early-game enemies with low health. All Flask items will imbue their unique effects since the Exotic Scimitar is a melee weapon.

The Exotic Scimitar is best modified with Legendary for overall stats improvement.

Type: Weapon
Type of Weapon: Scimitar
Mode: Pre-Hardmode

Strengths & Weaknesses of the Exotic Scimitar


  • Easy to obtain.
  • Perfect against small waves of enemies.


  • Better melee weapons exist for waves of enemies.

How to get the Exotic Scimitar

The Exotic Scimitar is dropped by the Dye Trader upon death (12.5%). It can be obtained as early as Pre-Hardmode.

Stats & Attributes of the Exotic Scimitar

General Type: Melee Weapon
Damage value: 20 Health Points
Rarity: Green
Knockback: 4.25
Sell-Value: 50 Silver Coins
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 4%
Use Time: 18
Required Research: 1
Special Properties: None

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