|Damage||Against mobs: 4 ()|
|Drops||Inanimate Tar Minion on death or despawn|
|First Appearance||Beta 1.0.0|
Tar Minions are utility mobs that serve the player. They exist as a craftable item, a throwable projectile entity and a mob.
Tar Minions are miniature figures made of tar with glowing red eyes and dripping faces. They can only be created using the above recipe, and exist in the player's inventory as an item unless thrown by right-clicking. The Tar Minion will be launched in the direction of the throw and land in mob form, when it will proceed to attack any nearby hostile mobs with melee. It will also inflict Slowness () on these mobs. However, they are vulnerable to being killed and will despawn if not already killed after about a minute; upon these occurences, it will cause a small tar explosion, dealing damage to all nearby enemies and inflicting Slowness as well, as one last strike.
Tar Minions can be applied with Middle Gem Amulets, giving them a Middle Gem Circle modifier that directly affects the player they are assigned to when they are alive as well as the minion's own attacks. The number of amulets that they can equip at once can be extended with an Amulet Slot.
If they are killed or despawn, Tar Minions will leave behind an Inanimate Tar Minion item. This item can be used to recreate the animated Tar Minion item when animated.