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Silt Block

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Silt Block
Silt Block.png
Statistics
Type Block
Damage 20
Max stack 999
Use time 14

Silt Blocks are soils very similar to Sand Blocks that appear at cavern layer. It is subject to gravity and will deal damage to any player or mob they fall on. Unlike sand, It is immune to the Hallow, the Crimson, and the Corruption. It looks similar to Ash Blocks, but is a lighter color.

Silt be placed on the Extractinator to spawn various valuable materials, including gems, coins, ores, and the Amber Mosquito pet summoning item.

Notes[edit]

  • When the Wall of Flesh is defeated for the first time, and the "Spirits of Light and Darkness" are unleashed, Silt Blocks inside the new Corruption, Crimson, and Hallow biomes will be converted to Ebonsand/Crimsand and Pearlsand respectively, much like regular sand. After this initial conversion however, Silt Blocks are not affected by the spread of Corruption and Hallow.

Tips[edit]

  • Silt can be used in the same way as Sand to fill lava pits. It can also be used in creating traps, since it causes damage to whatever it falls onto.

Crafting[edit]

Used in[edit]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Gray Stucco.png Gray Stucco (10) Silt Block.png Silt Block Furnace.png Furnace
Stone Block.png Stone Block (10)
Red Stucco.png Red Stucco (10) Silt Block.png Silt Block
Clay Block.png Clay Block (10)
Green Stucco.png Green Stucco (10) Silt Block.png Silt Block
Stone Block.png Stone Block (10)
Green Thread.png Green Thread
Yellow Stucco.png Yellow Stucco (10) Silt Block.png Silt Block
Sand Block.png Sand Block (10)

Notes[edit]

Bug.png Bug : When standing on a Silt Block, mining the block below it deals damage to the player. This only happens if mining the silt the player is standing on causes him/her to fall down. The same applies for Sand and Slush.
Bug.png Bug : Pc only.pngDigging out silt under a Crystal Heart will crash Terraria.
Bug.png Bug : Console only.pngSilt isn't affected by gravity.

History[edit]

  • 1.2: Stack limit increased from 250 to 999. Also can now be used in Stucco blocks and turned into "something more useful" via the Extractinator.
  • 1.1: Introduced.
Tiles: Stone Block.png Blocks ( Red Brick.png Bricks) • Wood Wall.png Walls ( Cobalt Brick Wall.png Brick Walls)