Bismite armor
Set BonusNot getting hit builds up stacks of Virulence
Virulence charges up every 10 seconds
Striking while Virulence is charged releases a toxic explosion
Getting hit depletes Virulence entirely and releases a smaller blast
Inflicts Buff Poisoned.png Poisoned
Buff duration2.3 seconds
Buff tooltipSlowly losing life
Inflicts Debuff Virulent Suppression.png Virulent Suppression
Debuff duration2.3 seconds
Debuff tooltipThe Putrid Humors must reset their energy
Rarity Rarity color 1.png
Sell26 Silver Coin.png (set)

Bismite armor is a craftable Pre-Hardmode armor set crafted from Bismite Crystals. It takes a total of 23 Bismite Crystals to craft a full suit.

It consists of a Bismite Helmet, Bismite Chestplate, and Bismite Leggings.

The Bismite Helmet gives 3 defense and 4% increased movement speed; the Bismite Chestplate gives 3 defense and 4% increased damage and critical strike chance; and the Bismite Leggings gives 2 defense and 6% increased movement speed.

A full set provides a total of 8 defense, 4% increased damage and critical strike chance, and 10% increased movement speed. Its set bonus grants the player Virulence; after 10 seconds to fully charge, and striking an enemy after creates a toxic explosion, dealing a base of 25 damage and inflicting the Poisoned debuff. If the player takes damage at any time, however, then they release a weaker explosion that only deals a base of 15 damage. In both cases, the player is inflicted with the Virulent Suppression debuff. preventing any Virulence from building up or being released for 2 seconds.


Bismite Helmet
Body slotHelmet
Tooltip4% increased movement speed
Sell2 Silver Coin.png
Bismite Chestplate
Body slotShirt
Tooltip4% increased damage and critical strike chance
Sell1 Silver Coin.png  60 Copper Coin.png
Bismite Leggings
Body slotPants
Tooltip6% increased movement speed
Sell1 Silver Coin.png  20 Copper Coin.png



Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Bismite Helmet.png Bismite Crystal.png Bismite Crystal (6) Iron Anvil.png Iron Anvil /
Lead Anvil.png Lead Anvil
Bismite Chestplate.png Bismite Crystal.png Bismite Crystal (10)
Bismite Leggings.png Bismite Crystal.png Bismite Crystal (7)


  • Although the Chestplate requires the greatest amount of Bismite Crystals, the Helmet sells for more coins.


    • Reworked stats and set bonus.
    • Sprites updated.
  • 1.0: Introduced.
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