Cactus Pickaxe

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Cactus Pickaxe
  • Cactus Pickaxe item spriteold Cactus Pickaxe item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
  • Pickaxe mask.png 35%
  • Hammer mask.png 0%
  • Axe mask.png 0%
Damage4 (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) / 5 (Old-gen console and 3DS versions) (Melee)
Knockback2 (Very weak)
Critical chance4%
Use time25 (Fast) (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) /
23 (Fast) (Old-gen console and 3DS versions)
Tool speed16 (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions) / 15 (Old-gen console and 3DS versions)
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell4 SC
Research1 required

The Cactus Pickaxe is an early-game pickaxe. Like other low-tier pickaxes, it can only mine blocks and ores weaker than Meteorite (which requires a pickaxe with at least 50% pickaxe power, e.g. a Tungsten Pickaxe).

Its best modifier is Legendary. However, due to rounding, Legendary, Light, Deadly, Agile, Quick, and Nasty provide equal boosts to mining speed for this tool.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Cactus PickaxeCactus PickaxeWork BenchWork Bench


  • The Cactus Pickaxe has the same pickaxe power as the Copper and Tin Pickaxes, but is slightly slower in terms of mining speed.
  • The Cactus Pickaxe does not require ores or an Anvil to craft, which means that it can be obtained even before venturing underground.


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