Skeletron is the 4th boss of Terraria. It seems to be the source of the curse of the Old Man, and seems to protect the Dungeon.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least Low 7-B, possibly High 7-A | At least High 5-A, likely 3-C

Name: Skeletron

Origin: Terraria

Gender: Likely Genderless

Age: Unknown

Classification: Skeleton

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Flight, Intangibility, Berserk Mode, Magic, Status Effect Inducement, Homing Attack with assistance of Summoning, Possession (It is hinted that the true form of Skeletron is that of an evil spirit that can possess beings and turn them into Skeletron's physical form), Statistics Reduction (Can slow down enemies), Regeneration Negation (With Bleeding effect), Resistance to Mind Manipulation

Attack Potency: At least Small City level (Stronger than the Eater of Worlds), possibly Small Island level (Shouldn't be much below the Wall of Flesh) | At least Dwarf Star level, likely Galaxy level (Can easily one shot the Terrarian at their peak)

Speed: Massively FTL, likely Massively FTL+ (Comparable to the Terrarian)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: At least Small City Class, possibly Small Island Class | At least Dwarf Star Class, likely Galactic

Durability: At least Small City level, possibly Small Island level | At least Dwarf Star level, likely Galaxy level (Isn't affected by any of the Terrarian's hits, even at their peak)

Stamina: High | Limitless

Range: Extended Melee Range

Standard Equipment: None

Intelligence: Likely Low

Weaknesses: Can only turn in Rage Mode while in day-time, his defence decreases when his arms are destroyed

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Arms: Its main method of attacking is slashing its arms around. They are intangible, but they can be destroyed individually.
  • Cursed Skulls: When Skeletron loses an arm, he starts shooting homing skulls

Key: Base | Rage Mode


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