Adamantite Ore

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Adamantite Ore
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Adamantite Ore inventory icon
Adamantite Ore placed graphic
Type OreCrafting material
Placeable Yes
Dimensions 1 wide ˣ 1 high
Use time 14 (Very Fast)
Rarity Rarity Level: 3
Sell 15 Silver Coin
Internal Item ID: 366
Internal Tile ID: 111

Adamantite Ore is one of the two top-tier Ores that can spawn from every third destroyed Altar in Hardmode (the other possible Ore being Titanium). In worlds where it spawns, it is the rarest and most valuable of the three Altar-spawned Ores.

A Mythril/Orichalcum Drill, Mythril/Orichalcum Pickaxe, or better is required in order to mine Adamantite. On the Mobile only.pngMobile version, a Palladium Drill will also be able to mine it. An Adamantite Forge, crafted from 30 Adamantite Ore and one Hellforge, is required in order to craft Adamantite Bars.

Adamantite ore, as well as Adamantite Bars, can also be obtained by opening Crates, eliminating the need for a higher-tier pickaxe. Adamantite ore is also dropped by OcramConsole VersionMobile only.png3DS logo.svg.

Crafting all Adamantite items requires 144 Adamantite Bars, plus thirty raw Ore for an Adamantite Forge, for a total of 750 Adamantite Ore.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Adamantite Forge.png Adamantite Ore.pngAdamantite Ore (30) Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Adamantite Bar.png Adamantite Ore.pngAdamantite Ore (5) Adamantite Forge.png Adamantite Forge /
Titanium Forge.png Titanium Forge
Adamantite Beam.png Adamantite Ore.pngAdamantite Ore Furnace.png Any Furnace
Stone Block.pngStone Block

Location[edit | edit source]

  • On a small map Adamantite starts spawning around a depth of 1,400 feet (700 tiles), 100 feet (50 tiles) above the depth at which Lava begins appearing.
  • On a medium map Adamantite starts spawning around a depth of 2,130 feet (1,065 tiles), 170 feet (85 tiles) above the depth at which Lava begins appearing.
  • On a large map Adamantite starts spawning around a depth of 2,930 feet (1,465 tiles), 420 feet (210 tiles) above the depth at which Lava begins appearing.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • If you are having trouble finding Adamantite, look on the ceiling of the Underworld. If you have smashed many Altars, Adamantite will be a common sight. Looking near large pools of Lava can help, as Lava produces enough light to see many Adamantite deposits.
  • Adamantite Ore veins can be exceptionally difficult to spot in Crimson biomes, unless the Crimson is removed or upon closer examination.
  • OcramConsole VersionMobile only.png3DS logo.svg will drop some Adamantite ore. Note that Adamantite bars are required to craft his summon item.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Adamantite gets its name from "adamant" which has historically been used to describe exceptionally hard materials such as diamond. Adamant and variations have been used to describe materials with incredible durability in fantasy and mythology, including "adamantine" in Greek mythology and "adamantium" in Marvel Comics.
  • The word “adamant” means not willing to change oneself’s mind, like how Admantite is “not willing” to break.
  • Adamantite is one of three fictional ores added to the world from smashing altars in hardmode, alongside Mythril and Orichalcum. The other hardmode altar ores are all real metals on earth.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Placed Adamantite sprite updated.
  • 1.2.3: Increased stack limit from 99 to 999.
  • 1.1: Introduced.
Adamantite Ore.png Ore • Adamantite Bar.png Bar • Adamantite Beam.png Beam • Adamantite Beam Wall.png Beam Wall • Adamantite Forge.png Forge

Adamantite Pickaxe.png Pickaxe • Adamantite Drill.png Drill • Adamantite Waraxe.png Waraxe • Adamantite Chainsaw.png Chainsaw

Adamantite Sword.png Sword • Adamantite Glaive.png Glaive • Adamantite Repeater.png Repeater

Adamantite Breastplate.png Armor

Tizona.png Tizona Console VersionMobile only.png3DS logo.svg • Vulcan Repeater.png Vulcan Repeater Console VersionMobile only.png3DS logo.svg • Tonbogiri.png Tonbogiri Console VersionMobile only.png3DS logo.svg • Suspicious Looking Skull.png Suspicious Looking Skull Console VersionMobile only.png3DS logo.svg
Consumables: Healing Potion.png Potions ( Inferno Potion.png Buff Potions) • Shuriken.png Thrown Weapons

High Velocity Bullet.png Ammunition • Jungle Grass Seeds.png Seeds • Fallen Star.png Materials ( Feather.png Drops • Copper Ore.png Ores • Iron Bar.png Bars) • Silver Coin.png Other