Need reply fast, about to fight moon lord. If you are only using summons as a backup, make the Cell. cell does more damage but dragon is realy fast and kills easily. Stardust dragon is the best simply because it doesn't get stuck on walls and attacks enemies on the other side of walls. Cba to craft potions. Cell is better for mobbing, and Dragon better for bosses only if you have full Summoner items. level 1 So if you don't have any summon capacity increasing items, it'll do nothing. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). If you're not doing a dedicated summoner playthrough, the dragon will give the enemy I-frames while it's attacking, so you can't hit it with your high- DPS stuff. All rights reserved. Dragon does piercing damage while Cell gives the enemies a DoT effect. The dragon rapidly trigger the I frames for piercing attacks so it stop weapons that do piercing damage from doing damage, and a LOT of end game weapons do piercing damage. cell. The cells also have a damaging debuff that can stack to ridiculous highs.I think its something like 100. Cells are much better at fighting bosses at all points however. The Stardust Cell is probably good for damage or for dealing with a couple high health enemies or bosses, but for dealing with a crowd, I would suggest the Stardust Dragon. Dragons one make much damage but only target one enemy on one time. I mean this is all for the first stardust fragments, nothing stopping you from doing it again and getting both. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Plus, the Stardust Dragon, if used with armor and accessories to maximize minion capacity, it has the power of an end-game weapon, because if you use the staff multiple times, it will make the dragon bigger and stronger. The Stardust Cell swarm is just as powerful as the Dragon, but the Cells … For general exploration purposes, a mix is best since then your dragon can hit enemies behind walls without leaving you open to enemies that sneak up on you. You summon him and he does his job. Whereas Dragon kinda needs to catch up and it'll mess up your dps by creating invincibilty frames. Dragon for farm, cell for moonlord. i say cell because the dragon might go off and attack a random enemy offscreen, and screw you over. Even when using the dragon I'd still have other minions like the cell with because the dragon is the one (not the brightest) minion. Dragon only gets longer if you have the summon spots for it (instead of summoning a second minion, it just makes the already existing dragon longer). Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. I use the celestial shell, ankh shield, star veil, yoyo bag and avenger emblem (boost both minion and yoyo) warding on everything. and also stardust cells stack a 30 damage DoT on bosses and provides more constant dps. Plus, the Stardust Dragon, if used with armor and accessories to maximize minion capacity, it has the power of an end-game weapon, because if you use the staff multiple times, it will make the dragon bigger and stronger. For single target damage, a max-summon dragon does significantly more than any other combination, in my experience. With the buff table I get 7 minions max. The dragon is great for its ability to target enemies through solid blocks, but having a couple cells around helps protect you if approached while your dragon is off killing something. © Valve Corporation. Stardust Cell, for as great Dragon is, a Stardust Cell will provide constant damage for it'll send out a miniature version of itself that will latch onto the Moonlord and continually damage him till he closes his eyes/chest cavity. With other minions you have to re-summon them if they get stuck or only fight in open spaces. Stardust Cell, for as great Dragon is, a Stardust Cell will provide constant damage for it'll send out a miniature version of itself that will latch onto the Moonlord and continually damage him till he closes his eyes/chest cavity. StarDust Cell better it's have mulity so they can target different enemy same time.. If you are doing a summoner run, dragon is the way to go. Dunno what most of these people are smoking. Which is better, Stardust Dragon staff or Stardust Cell staff. Stardust Cell, for as great Dragon is, a Stardust Cell will provide constant damage for it'll send out a miniature version of itself that will latch onto the Moonlord and continually damage him till he closes his eyes/chest cavity. Whereas Dragon kinda needs to catch up and it'll mess up your dps by creating invincibilty frames. This only holds true with multiple instances of the Dragon. level 2 Be careful, the dragon hits so fast that some of your own hits won't even connect with bosses or enemies, which is why you should just go full summoner with him. As someone who has 105 hours on his summoner character post-1.3, Dragon is better for bosses, while Cells are better for fighting hordes of enemies. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. © Valve Corporation. Whereas Dragon kinda needs to catch up and it'll mess up your dps by creating invincibilty frames. Full stardust armor, terrarian, lunar portal staff, rainbow crystal staff, stardust cell/Dragon staffs. #5 Showing 1-5of 5comments if you use a piercing weapon the dragon will be prioritized over the piercing weapon therefore negating the weapons damage (might have been fixed but probably not).