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Not to be confused with the War Spear.

The War Javelin is a javelin-type ranged weapon which knocks back all enemies in its path and can even be used to teleport after being thrown. This item is exclusive to the Rise of the Giant DLC.


  • Ammo: 1
  • Special Effects:
    • When thrown, it must be retrieved to be used again.
      • Once the Javelin lands, pressing the attack button again will teleport the player to where it landed.
    • Deals knockback and pierces all enemies
      • Inflicts extra damage if the enemy is close to a wall.
    • Breach Bonus: 0.5
      • Base Breach Damage: 82.5
      • Base Breach DPS: 103
    • Attack Duration: 0.5 seconds
      • Charge: 0.2
      • Lock: 0.3
      • Cooldown: 0.3
      • Tags: Ranged, HasBullets, LimitedAmmo, AmmoDoNotStickToVictims, VeryFewAmmo, FadeHudIconIfNoAmmo, NoCritical, DisableVerboseAmmo, UnlockInPublicEvent, NoAmmoPerk


    The War Javelin can be found at the end of an obstacle course in the Cavern, next to the exit to the Guardian's Haven.


    • If the Javelin is placed in the backpack, and the mutation Acrobatipack Mutation Icon.png Acrobatipack is applied, the javelin can be thrown multiple times without being collected or returned. The teleporting function of the Javelin is also ignored.


    • 1.2: Introduced.
    • 1.3:
      • Return time decreased from 15 seconds to 10.
      • Automatically returns when thrown into spikes, lava or when it hits no enemy.
    • 1.9:
      • Pressing the attack button again now teleports the player to the thrown javelin.
      • No longer affected by the Ammo Mutation Icon.png Ammo mutation.
    • 2.1: Scaling changed from Skill Hp.png Tactics/ Survival to Skill Stat.png Tactics.
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