Black Ink

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Black Ink
  • Black Ink item spriteold Black Ink item sprite
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Statistics
Type
TooltipUsed to make Black Dye
Rarity01*Rarity level: 1
Sell20
Research3 required

Black Ink is a dye material that is dropped by Squids, which only spawn in the Ocean biome. Its sole purpose is to make Black Dye.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Black DyeBlack Dye (2) (Desktop versionMobile version)
  • Black InkBlack InkDesktop, Console, Old-gen console, and Mobile versions
Dye VatDye VatDesktop, Console, Old-gen console, and Mobile versions
Black DyeBlack Dye (Console versionOld-gen console version)
  • Black InkBlack InkDesktop, Console, Old-gen console, and Mobile versions
total: 2 row(s)

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • One of the best ways to farm Squids is during a Solar Eclipse or a Blood Moon, since both events highly increase the enemy spawn rate. The key factor from this method is that Solar Eclipse/Blood Moon enemies cannot spawn in water, only being able to spawn in the nearby beach or any cave below the sea, and they rarely come to the ocean water. Most of the time, the player will only fight the regular Ocean enemies with an increased spawn rate, and only very occasionally encounter an Eclipse/Blood enemy.

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.1:
    • Sprites updated.
    • Now produces two Black Dyes instead of one.