Best Digging Tools in Terraria (2023)

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Terraria (Wiki): Spectre Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Can mine any block except Lihzahrd Bricks. • Has a mining range boost of three blocks.

Facts:

General Type: Melee Hardmode
Damage value: 32 Health Points
Knockback: 45778
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Tin Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 5 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Titanium Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Can mine any block except Chlorophyte Ore and Lihzahrd Bricks • Can reach a mining speed of 1 (max) with capped mining speed (70%) and a speed modifier.

Facts:

General Type: Melee Hardmode
Damage value: 27 Health Points
Knockback: 5
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Tungsten Axe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 7 Health Points
Knockback: 45050
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Palladium Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Weakness • Can mine any block except Adamantite Ore, Titanium Ore, Chlorophyte Ore, & Lihzahrd Bricks

Facts:

General Type: Melee Hardmode
Damage value: 12 Health Points
Knockback: 5
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Palladium Waraxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee Hardmode
Damage value: 36 Health Points
Knockback: 45051
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Platinum Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 7 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Reaver Shark

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General Type: Melee
Damage value: 16 Health Points
Knockback: 3
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Silver Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 6 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Gold Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 6 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Iron Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 5 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Lead Axe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 6 Health Points
Knockback: 45050
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Lead Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 6 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Luminite Pickaxes

Pro and Cons:

Strength • With the help of its very fast attack speed and high damage it allows the player to kill most enemies with ease, reducing the need to switch to a dedicated weapon while mining. 

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 80 Health Points
Knockback: 45051
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Molten Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Can destroy most blocks in one hit Weakness • Its mining speed is very slow, even slower than Tungsten Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee Pre-Hardmode
Damage value: 12 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Mythril Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Can mine any block except Chlorophyte Ore and Lihzahrd Bricks

Facts:

General Type: Melee Hardmode
Damage value: 15 Health Points
Knockback: 5
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Nightmare Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Weakness • Can only mine Dungeon Bricks that are at 0 depth or higher.

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 9 Health Points
Knockback: 3
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Orichalcum Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Can mine any block except Chlorophyte Ore and Lihzahrd Bricks

Facts:

General Type: Melee Hardmode
Damage value: 17 Health Points
Knockback: 5
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Adamantite Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Can mine any block except Chlorophyte Ore and Lihzahrd Bricks

Facts:

General Type: Melee Hardmode
Damage value: 20 Health Points
Knockback: 5
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Bone Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee Pre-Hardmode
Damage value: 8 Health Points
Knockback: 3
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Cactus Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Strength • Does not need ores or anvil to craft

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 4 / 5 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Copper Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 4 Health Points
Knockback: 2
Buy-Value: 5 Silver Coins
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Deathbringer Pickaxe

Pro and Cons:

Weakness • Can only mine Dungeon Bricks that are at 0 depth or higher

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 12 Health Points
Knockback: 45049
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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Terraria (Wiki): Fossil Pickaxe

Facts:

General Type: Melee
Damage value: 8 Health Points
Knockback: 4
Buy-Value: Not sold
Critical Size: 0,04

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