World 11 Has begun (Feb 1 2019)
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From Ring of Brodgar
Vital statistics
Size 1 x 2
Skill(s) Required Metal Working
Object(s) Required Bar of Hard Metal x4, Tree Bough x2
Produced By Smithy's Hammer, Anvil
Required By Cellar, Petrified Seashell, Strange Crystal
Slot(s) Occupied 4L and 4R
Go to Objects
Icon keyboard.pngCraft > Clothes & Equipment > Tools > Pick Axe

How to Acquire

In-game example of a pickaxe

You need to equip a Smithy's Hammer and you need an Anvil to make a pickaxe.


  • Pickaxe Quality = and is softcapped by .


  • Increases Mining speed - Reduces stamina drain.
  • Increases Chip Stone Speed - Reduces stamina drain.
  • Allows boulders to be removed from a Cellar so it can be used.
  • Increases the speed things are destroyed - Deals 2 additional damage to buildings.
  • Equips in both 4L and 4R (both hand slots).
  • Your mining efficiency is the square root of the mining tool times strength.

Example: q40 pickaxe and 100 strength is much better than q10 pickaxe and 300+ strength.