The spear is a long range weapon used primarily for hunting and defense.
To see the crafting recipes for spears, please click this.
The more the upgraded the spear is, the more damage it deals to mobs/players. Spears deal less damage than swords.
The spear is a useful weapon for hunting and killing rabbits, wolves and other mobs for meat. Spears are unique for their ability to attack targets from a distance. This allows players to safely attack mobs/players through objects, such as walls and bushes.
The spear has recently been nerfed with the Wall of Fame Update (5/2)