The Breaker

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The Breaker
  • The Breaker item spriteold The Breaker item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
  • Pickaxe mask.png 0%
  • Hammer mask.png 55%
  • Axe mask.png 0%
Damage24 (Melee)
Knockback6 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time45 (Very slow)
Tool speed19
RarityRarity level: 1
Sell30 SC
Research1 required
Not to be confused with Breaker Blade.

The Breaker is a Demonite-tier hammer. Its Crimson counterpart is Flesh Grinder.

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
The BreakerThe BreakerIron AnvilIron Anvil
Lead AnvilLead Anvil


Achievement Stop! Hammer Time!.png
Stop! Hammer Time! • Obtain your first hammer via crafting or otherwise.
Obtain a hammer. (Desktop, Console and Mobile versions)
Category: Collector Collector


  • Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionNintendo 3DS version Modifier prefixes are added in front of the "The" in its name, which can result in a grammatically incorrect name such as "Keen The Breaker". It shares this trait with all other items that can obtain modifiers and whose names begin with "The". This error is not present in the Old-gen console version Old-gen console version.


  • Desktop 1.0.5:
    • Sprite updated. Old sprite was The Breaker (pre-1.0.5).png
    • Damage decreased from 28 to 23.
    • Use time increased from 40 to 45.
    • Knockback decreased from 6.5 to 6.