Queen's Stinger

Queen's Stinger EH Dagger Shot The blade of this dagger was once the enormous Killer Bee Queen’s stinger. It remains exceptionally sharp, and could easily cut through even the heaviest of armor in a single strike.

Tier UT
Shots 1
Damage 100–175 (average: 137.5)
Projectile Speed 14 tiles/second
Lifetime 0.357 seconds
Range 5 tiles
Effect(s) Piercing Shots hit multiple targets
Armor Piercing Ignores defense of target
XP Bonus 7%
Soulbound Soulbound
Feed Power 1,000
Forging Cost 45 Legendary Material / 120 Rare Material / 135 Common Material / 1560 Forgefire / 1 The Nest UTs UT(s)
Dismantling Value 15 Legendary Material / 40 Rare Material / 45 Common Material
Unlock Slot Cost 1750 Purple Dust

Blueprint Queen's Stinger Blueprint
Drops From Killer Bee Queen
Obtained Through The Tinkerer (50x Schematic)

The Queen’s Stinger is the only dagger in the game that both completely ignores the defense of the target and pierces through enemies. As a result, this dagger is extremely useful in Tombs and The Shatters where high defense enemies are found. It is also effective at events such as the Cube God or Skull Shrine where it can be used to shred through large swarms of satellite minions.

Based on the numbers, this weapon can be considered a straight upgrade from the Bone Dagger, as it has a higher damage output, a higher XP bonus, and a higher range. However, the rarity and difficulty of obtaining this powerful dagger forces many players to use the Bone Dagger if they desire a piercing weapon, as it is much easier to obtain.

Despite its strengths, the Stinger’s low base damage means it pales in comparison to other endgame daggers for damage against a single target. Other top-tier daggers such as Avarice or the T14 Dagger of Dire Hatred outdamage this dagger until well over 100 DEF, which will hardly be reached by most enemies in the game.

It is important to note that the range reduction can be a problem for the Assassin and Trickster.

Before Exalt Version (Oct 2020), this item used to be called the Queen’s Stinger Dagger.

Before Exalt Version (Sep 2020), this item dealt 65-155 damage.

Before Exalt Version (Mar 2022), this item dealt 75-175 damage.