The Arms Dealer is an NPC that will move into a suitable house once the player has a firearm of any kind, besides the Flare Gun. The fastest way to get the arms dealer to move in to a house is to destroy Shadow Orbs or Pulsating Hearts (which have a chance to drop a Musket or The Undertaker respectively).
Despite the Flare Gun's name, it does not fulfill the Arms Dealer's spawning requirements because only weapons that fire bullets count towards it.
The Arms Dealer is a vendor who primarily deals in ranged weapons and related items, such as ammunition. To this end, he sells a variety of guns (including the Minishark and Shotgun, which can be found nowhere else) in addition to basic ammunition.
He uses a Flintlock Pistol to defend himself. However, he upgrades it to a Minishark when Hard Mode begins. The Flintlock and Minishark deal the exact same damage, however the Minishark is significantly faster.
|Item||Sale Price||Special Conditions|
|Empty Bullet||3||Wall of Flesh defeated|
|Illegal Gun Parts||20||(Night)|
|Silver Bullet||15||(Blood Moon) or (Hard Mode)|
|Shotgun||25||Wall of Flesh defeated|
|Unholy Arrow||40||(Night), Eater of Worlds defeated|
|Stake||75||The Stake Launcher is present in inventory|
|Candy Corn||5||The Candy Corn Rifle is present in inventory|
|Stynger Bolt||75||The Stynger is present in inventory|
|Explosive Jack 'O Lantern||15||The Jack 'O Lantern Launcher is present in inventory|
|Arms Dealer's Quotes|
During a blood moon:
|Arms Dealer's Names|
- In the leaked version, this skin was used for the Demolitionist.
- He seems to be infatuated with the nurse as seen in his quotes. As of 1.2.1 he also sells the Nurse Costume on Halloween. Why he has a costume of the nurse up for sale is currently unknown.
- In one of his quotes, he is referring to the Guide Voodoo Doll, telling it can be found in the underworld, and even saying he would like to 'put a few rounds in it', showing the Guide and the Arms Dealer don't like each other.
- There are three emotes used more commonly by the Guide and the Arms Dealer; Fight, Kick, and Anger.
- The quotes of the other female NPCs suggest that the Arms Dealer is interested in women.
- Now sells Nurse Costume during Halloween.
- Now has a randomly generated name when spawned.
- Now sells Shotgun, Silver Bullets and Unholy Arrows after the Wall of Flesh is defeated.
- Now sells Unholy Arrows, Silver Bullets and Illegal Gun Parts.
(Each of these were dependent on the current time and events that had occurred)
- Added to the game.