Asked by: Fenfen Taubensee
asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th March, 2020

Is a drill better than a pickaxe Terraria?

Pickaxes are pretty much always better than their drill counterpart as of patch 1.3. 0.8. All pickaxes and drills of the same ore have the same pickaxe power and mining speed (except orichalcum, where the pickaxe has a faster mining speed). Drills offer only aesthetic differences over their pickaxe counterparts.

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Then, what is the difference between a drill and a pickaxe Terraria?

Pickaxes actually have knockback, meaning you can actually repel enemies while mining, unlike drills, which only do damage. This also means they can acquire modifiers specialized for melee weapons, increasing damage as well. In addition, pickaxes are affected by melee speed boosts, which increase mining speed.

Similarly, what is the easiest drill to make in Terraria? To get your first drill, you have to beat the Wall Of Flesh, then smash an altar, then mine Palladium or Cobaltand then you can make your first Drill in Terraria.

Likewise, what is the best drill pickaxe in Terraria?


Pickaxe Made From Can mine
Cobalt Pickaxe ×15 Mythril, Orichalcum
Palladium Pickaxe ×18 Mythril, Orichalcum, Adamantite
Mythril Pickaxe ×15 Adamantite, Titanium
Orichalcum Pickaxe ×18 Adamantite, Titanium

Can a titanium pickaxe mine Chlorophyte?

The Titanium Pickaxe is a Hardmode pickaxe, the pickaxe alternative to the Titanium Drill. Unlike drills, pickaxes can be reforged with all melee modifiers, including those that modify size, speed, and/or knockback. It can mine all blocks except Chlorophyte Ore and Lihzahrd Bricks. Its best modifier is Legendary.

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