Terraria (Wiki): Orichalcum Sword


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Terraria_Orichalcum Sword

The Orichalcum Sword is a Hardmode broadsword that ranks at the middle of the Hardmode ore sword hierarchy but is more potent than its alternate ore counterpart due to higher damage output.

The Orichalcum Sword can only be obtained in Hardmode.

The Orichalcum Sword is best modified with Legendary to improve all stats.

Type: Weapon
Type of Weapon: Sword
Mode: Hardmode

Strengths & Weaknesses of the Orichalcum Sword


  • High damage output.
  • Better damage versus low-tier swords.


  • Tricky to obtain.
  • Better swords exist for waves of enemies.

How to get the Orichalcum Sword

At a Mythril Anvil or Orichalcum Anvil, craft Orichalcum Bar (10) (desktop, mobile, console) / Orichalcum Bar (12) (3DS, old-gen consoles) to create an Orichalcum Broadsword. It can be crafted only after reaching Hardmode.

Stats & Attributes of the Orichalcum Sword

General Type: Melee Weapon
Damage value: 59 (desktop, mobile, console) / 41 (3DS, old-gen consoles) Health Points
Rarity: Light Red
Knockback: 6
Sell-Value: 2 Gold Coins & 53 Silver Coins
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 4%
Use Time: 22 (desktop, mobile, console) / 26 (3DS, old-gen consoles)
Required Research: 1
Special Properties: None

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