A pickaxe is one of the most commonly used tools in the game, being required to mine all ores, rock, rock-based blocks and metal-based blocks. A pickaxe allows the player to mine blocks at faster speeds, depending on the material it is made from. Specific pickaxe materials are also required to harvest certain types of blocks.
A pickaxe is used to break stone and metal-based materials faster. Breaking a block with a pickaxe consumes one use (one durability point). No durability is consumed for blocks that break instantly. Pickaxes have different amounts of uses based on the type
Different qualities of pickaxe are required to successfully harvest certain ores and blocks. For example, while stone can be mined with any pickaxe, Ores must be mined with their respective level pickaxe Crude, Sturdy, Refined, Masterwork, Mythical, Zenith, or else the player cannot break the ore. Different pickaxes also mine many materials at different speeds: