Click on any sufficent body of liquid with the Empty Bucket to collect the liquid into the bucket (water will make a Water Bucket, lava a Lava Bucket, and honey a Honey Bucket). Clicking again will deposit the liquid at the location of the mouse (this also works in mid-air). Note that emptying a bucket of water directly onto a wide lava pool will not create any obsidian, since the water will spread, wouldn't be deep enough in contact squares to react with lava and therefore instantly disappear.
If autopause is off then the bucket doesn't have to be the selected item in the hotbar to work. Instead, you open up your inventory, click on the bucket, and drag it over to where you want to fill/dump the liquid.
You can also wear the Empty Bucket as a helmet, but it only gives +1 defense.
- Because the bucket has no hue, it cannot be dyed with anything but intense dyes.
- 1.2.3: Increased stack limit from 1 to 99.
- 1.0.5: Filled Buckets may no longer be emptied into solid ground.
- 1.0.4: Empty Buckets now offer 1 Defense to its wearer.
- Pre-Release: Introduced.
|Early-Game and Novelty|
|Wood||Wooden • Rich Mahogany • Ebonwood • Pearlwood • Shadewood|
|Robes||Amethyst • Topaz • Sapphire • Emerald • Ruby • Diamond • Gypsy • Magic Hat • Wizard Hat|
|Other Sets||Mining • Eskimo (Pink) • Cactus • Pumpkin|
|Single Pieces||Empty Bucket • Goggles • Diving Helmet • Viking Helmet • Gi|
|Ore Tier & Higher|
|Normal Mode||Ore||Copper • Iron (Ancient Helmet) • Silver • Gold (Ancient Helmet) • Tin • Lead • Tungsten • Platinum|
|Other||Meteor • Shadow (Ancient) • Crimson • Necro (Ancient Helmet) • Jungle • Molten|
|Hardmode||Ore||Cobalt (Ancient) • Mythril • Adamantite • Palladium • Orichalcum • Titanium|
|Other||Hallowed • Frost • Chlorophyte • Turtle • Dragon • Titan • Spectral|
|Post-Plantera||Shroomite • Tiki • Spectre • Beetle • Spooky|
|Iron and Lead|
|Toilet • Bathtub • Metal Fence|
Anvil • Sawmill • Cooking Pot • Chain
Chest • Barrel • Trash Can • Lamp Post
Empty Bucket • Grappling Hook • Flamethrower
Mechanical Eye • Mechanical Skull • Mechanical Worm
Inlet Pump • Outlet Pump