Depth Meter

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Depth Meter
Depth Meter inventory icon
Type Accessory – Crafting material
Max stack 1
Rarity Rarity Level: 1
Tooltip Shows depth
Sell 20 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 18

The Depth Meter is an accessory that, when equipped, displays your character's current elevation relative to the surface level. Elevation is measured in feet, with one tile equalling two feet. It has a 0.5% (1 in 200) chance of being dropped by a Cave Bat.

In the console version, the Depth Meter functions slightly differently; elevation is measured in meters, with two tiles equaling one meter. It can also be obtained by crafting on console.



Console Version[edit]

Crafting Station
Wooden Table.png Table + Wooden Chair.png Chair
Ingredient(s) Amount
Copper Bar.png Copper Bar 10
Silver Bar.png Silver Bar 8
Gold Bar.png Gold Bar 6
Depth Meter.png Depth Meter 1

Used in[edit]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
GPS.png GPS Compass.png Compass Tinkerer's Workshop.png Tinkerer's Workshop
Depth Meter.png Depth Meter
Gold Watch.png Gold Watch
GPS.png GPS Compass.png Compass
Depth Meter.png Depth Meter
Platinum Watch.png Platinum Watch


  • The surface level has an absolute position and is consistent across the entire world. Counterintuitively, it is possible for caves to be generated above the surface level.
  • The elevation is measured from the level of your character's feet.
  • The elevation display will read "level" if you are standing exactly on the surface level.
  • On the Console version, it is not advised to craft early game because of its materials needed to craft it.
  • Mobile only.png The Depth Meter is obtainable and equippable but does not actually do anything.



Equipable Items: Adamantite Breastplate.png Armor • Anklet of the Wind.png Accessories ( Cobalt Shield.png Combat) • Pharaoh's Robe.png Vanity ( Diamond Ring.png Accessories • Purple Dye.png Dyes)