Thorn, Bane of the Forest

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Thorn, Bane of the Forest
Thorn, Bane of the Forest (Redemption).png
Statistics
TypeBoss
Damage14
Max Life2100 / 2520
Defense12
Drops
Map Icon Thorn, Bane of the Forest (Redemption).png
Map Icon

Thorn, Bane of the Forest is a Pre-Hardmode boss recommended to be fought after King Slime.

While Thorn, Bane of the Forest is alive, its exclusive Music will play. If the Anti-Antti configuration setting is enabled, the vanilla track Boss 1 will play instead.

Spawn[edit | edit source]

Thorn can be spawned by using a Heart of Thorns at day time

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Thorn is a stationary boss, choosing an attack then teleporting.

Attacks[edit | edit source]

Thorn has 6 possible attacks, these include:

  • Thorns Brambles - Spawns seeds above the player that sprout into big brambles when landed.
  • Thorn Whip - Shoots out a long thorn tendril at the player 3 times. (5 times when under 50% health)
  • Poison Stingers - Shoots a spread of 4 stingers, then 8. (Shoots 4, then 8, then 4, then 8 when under 50% health)
  • Life Draining Seeds - Shoots a burst of life-draining seeds that restore 10 health to Thorn when hitting a player.
  • Mana Barrier - Summons a barrier that spins around Thorn, blocking projectiles and reflecting magic projectiles back at the player.
  • Cleave - A flash appears at the player's position, then Thorn slashes at that position, repeats 4 times (5 times when under 50% health)

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Magic weapons will get reflected when hitting the Mana Barrier.
  • other projectiles get deflected by the mana barrier.
  • Most of Thorn's projectiles can't travel through tiles, the exceptions are the Thorn Whip and Cleave.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Thorn was originally created when Hallam was trying to make an RPG game, and appeared as the first boss of the game.

History[edit | edit source]

Characters: Forest Golem (Redemption).png Pre-Hardmode Enemies • Bob the Blob (Redemption).png Hardmode Enemies • Ancient Archer (Redemption).png Post-Moon Lord Enemies • Chicken Bomber (Redemption).png Event Enemies • The Janitor (Redemption).png Mini-Bosses • Thorn, Bane of the Forest (Redemption).png Bosses
Chicken (Redemption).png Critters • Friendly T-Bot (Redemption).png Friendly NPCs