Crimstone Block

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Crimstone Block
  • Crimstone Block item sprite
  • Crimstone Block placed
Auto-use
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Statistics
  • Pickaxe icon.png 65%
TypeBlockCrafting material
PlaceableYes 1 wide × 1 high
Use time15 Very Fast
RarityRarity level: 0

Crimstone is a block type found in The Crimson. Before Hardmode, it is most prominent in the lining of Chasms. It requires at least 65% Pickaxe power or explosives to mine. The Reaver Shark is another option for those who haven't killed the Brain of Cthulhu.

Crimstone is the Crimson version of Stone (similar to Ebonstone in The Corruption, or Pearlstone in The Hallow). As with Ebonstone, Crimstone can be converted into ordinary Stone via Purification Powder (Pearlstone requires a Vile Powder instead).

In Hardmode, the spread of Crimson converts ordinary Stone blocks into Crimstone. Crimstone itself also spreads Crimson to susceptible blocks nearby.

Unlike its Corruption counterpart (Ebonstone), Crimstone can't be used to make bricks. Instead, it can be crafted into Flesh Blocks at a Meat Grinder, which can then be crafted into furniture (neither Ebonstone nor Ebonstone Brick can be used to craft furniture).

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Flesh BlockFlesh Block
Meat GrinderMeat Grinder
total: 1 row(s)

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • "Crimstone" is a portmanteau of the words "Crimson" and "Stone".

History[edit | edit source]