Cactus Pickaxe

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Cactus Pickaxe
  • Cactus Pickaxe item sprite
Autoswing
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
  • Pickaxe mask.png 35%
  • Hammer mask.png 0%
  • Axe mask.png 0%
Type
Damage4 Desktop and Mobile versions / 5 Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS version (Melee)
Knockback2 (Very weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time25 (Fast) Desktop and Mobile versions /
23 (Fast) Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS version
Tool speed16 Desktop and Mobile versions / 15 Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS version
Rarity00*Rarity level: 0
Sell4
Research1 required

The Cactus Pickaxe is an early-game pickaxe that has the same power (35%) as the Copper and Tin Pickaxes, which is the lowest in the game. However, it has a +1 range advantage over the Copper Pickaxe (the Copper Pickaxe has a range deduction, while the Cactus Pickaxe does not). Like other low-tier pickaxes, it can mine blocks and ores weaker than Meteorite (which can be mined with a Tungsten Pickaxe or better), and seems to have an almost identical mining time to that of its copper counterpart. This pickaxe differs from all other early-game pickaxes, though, as it is made entirely from Cactus, and is crafted at a Work Bench rather than an Anvil, meaning the player can craft it before even venturing underground. It can also function as a decent weapon early in the game as it deals 5 damage, Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS version 1 higher than the Copper Pickaxe.

Its best modifier is Legendary. While Light may seem to provide a better speed boost by percentages, rounding reveals that Legendary and Light mine at equal speeds for this tool.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipes[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Cactus PickaxeCactus PickaxeWork BenchWork Bench
total: 1 row(s)

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.1:
    • Use time increased from 23 to 25.
    • Tool speed increased from 15 to 16.
    • Damage decreased from 5 to 4.