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Defense is a statistic that affects how much damage the player takes. It can be affected in a variety of ways.

Some Weapons and Cooking also give you a Defense buff.


This cookings could give you a defense buff.

Image Name Description Ingredients Energy Health Stat Bonus Sources Price
Autumn's Bounty.png Autumn's Bounty A taste of the season. Yam.png Yam (1)Pumpkin.png Pumpkin (1) Energy.png Energy (220) Health.png Health (88) Foraging.png Foraging (+2)Defense.png Defense (+2) Demetrius (7 Hearts) Coin Icon350g
Crab Cakes.png Crab Cakes Crab, bread crumbs, and egg formed into patties then fried to a golden brown. Crab.png Crab (1)Wheat Flour.png Wheat Flour (1)Egg.png Egg (1)Oil.png Oil (1) Energy.png Energy (225) Health.png Health (90) Speed.png Speed (+1)Defense.png Defense (+1) Cooking Channel
(Fall 21, Even Years)
Coin Icon275g
Eggplant Parmesan.png Eggplant Parmesan Tangy, cheesy, and wonderful. Eggplant.png Eggplant (1)Tomato.png Tomato (1) Energy.png Energy (175) Health.png Health (70) Mining.png Mining (+1)Defense.png Defense (+3) Lewis (7 Hearts) Coin Icon200g
Pumpkin Soup.png Pumpkin Soup A seasonal favorite. Pumpkin.png Pumpkin (1)Milk.png Milk (1) Energy.png Energy (200) Health.png Health (80) Luck.png Luck (+2)Defense.png Defense (+2) Robin (7 Hearts) Coin Icon300g
Stuffing.png Stuffing Ahh... the smell of warm bread and sage. Bread.png Bread (1)Cranberries.png Cranberries (1)Hazelnut.png Hazelnut (1) Energy.png Energy (170) Health.png Health (68) Defense.png Defense (+2) Pam (7 Hearts) Coin Icon220g


The following buffs could influence 'Defense'

Image Name Effect Causes Duration
Jinxed.png Jinxed Defense.png Defense (-8) Being hit by a Shadow Shaman's fireball. 8 Seconds
Yoba's Blessing.png Yoba's Blessing Invincibility Being hit by an enemy while wearing a Ring of Yoba. 5 Seconds


The following equipments affect Defense.

Image Name Effect
Silver Saber.png Silver Saber Defense.png +1 Defense
Forest Sword.png Forest Sword Defense.png +1 Defense
Iron Edge.png Iron Edge Speed w.png (-)2 Speed

Defense.png +1 Defense

Weight.png +3 Weight

Claymore.png Claymore Speed w.png (-)4 Speed

Defense.png +2 Defense

Templar's Blade.png Templar's Blade Defense.png +1 Defense
Neptune's Glaive.png Neptune's Glaive Speed w.png (-)1 Speed

Defense.png +2 Defense

Weight.png +4 Weight

Yeti Tooth.png Yeti Tooth Defense.png +4 Defense

Crit pwr.png +10 Crit.Power

Lava Katana.png Lava Katana Defense.png +3 Defense

Crit pwr.png +25 Crit.Power

Tundra Boots.png Tundra Boots Defense.png Defense (+2)Immunity.png Immunity (+1)
Thermal Boots.png Thermal Boots Defense.png Defense (+1)Immunity.png Immunity (+2)
Firewalker Boots.png Firewalker Boots Defense.png Defense (+3)Immunity.png Immunity (+3)
Combat Boots.png Combat Boots Defense.png Defense (+3)
Space Boots.png Space Boots Defense.png Defense (+4)Immunity.png Immunity (+4)
Cowboy Boots.png Cowboy Boots Defense.png Defense (+2)Immunity.png Immunity (+2)
Dark Boots.png Dark Boots Defense.png Defense (+4)Immunity.png Immunity (+2)
Genie Shoes.png Genie Shoes Defense.png Defense (+1)Immunity.png Immunity (+6)
Leather Boots.png Leather Boots Defense.png Defense (+1)Immunity.png Immunity (+1)