Prior to obtaining bones, the best pickaxe avaliable is a flint pickaxe … Tinkers' Construct Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. This pickaxe is mainly meant for mining and getting tons of materials. Pretty much whatever works for you. Golden apple and Diamond block gives an extra one. Save 1 modifier and get it down to 1 durability and put on a flux modifier. When you right click with the Pickaxe, it will attempt to place the block/item immediately to the right of it on the hot bar. However, when I'm using my pickaxe for specifically getting ore, I go with the lava crystal, diamond, emerald, and full lapis modifiers (1 add modifier w/ nether star or goldblock&diamond). I just tried these ones out and I like them quite a bit. This combination gives a tool 595 durability points and grants a magnetic abilities, making it ideal at mining nether ores. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. It is the simplest method of chewing through rock and harvesting ores." This part makes or breaks your pickaxe experience. I'm just looking for a pick for general use or building. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This works with all the normal placement rules for that block/item (doors on the top of a block, torches on a solid surface, blocks on any surface, etc.). That's fast enough to mine a block of obsidian in less than 4 seconds. When looking for a good mining speed, people tend to use Stonebound materials (i.e. The pickaxe is made as follows: I'd say one of the best ones objectively would be Cobalt head, Thaumium handle and paper binding. Note that tool binding is ignored. Pretty much whatever works for you. Press J to jump to the feed. Special ability: Place. When you right click with the Pickaxe, it will attempt to place the block/item immediately to the right of it on the hot bar. The hammer alone has gotten me several stacks of metals. This is a very expensive build, but it nets in WELL OVER a whopping 35 mining speed, you are still able to mine cobalt and ardite as well. ThermX/On the Origin of TherminatorX, Pt.1, https://tinkers-construct.fandom.com/wiki/Pickaxe?oldid=25011. For best materials, I'm not sure. So I never really bother making them once I get the diamonds to make one. However, when I'm using my pickaxe for specifically getting ore, I go with the lava crystal, diamond, emerald, and full lapis modifiers (1 add modifier w/ nether star or goldblock&diamond). If you have access to Thaumium early on (which should be really easy to get), a Thaumium head for an early game pick is really amazing. The pickaxe head is what defines the durability, mining speed and mining level. Modifiers: 1 nether star, 1 diamond-gold block combo, 1 diamond block-enchanted golden apple combo, and max redstone. Class: Precision Tool Effective on: Stone or rock, ores, and metal. It smelts your ores AND multiplies them as if iron ore were redstone :). The handle modifier increases or decreases the durability according to the next formula: (Durability pickaxe head x handle modifier). Pickaxe Combos. I've gotten to the point where I can make pretty much any pick in Tinkers'. It smelts your ores AND multiplies them as if iron ore were redstone :) Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. After getting bones, you can create best pre-smeltery pickaxe by using bone pickaxe head and tool rod, and flint binding, giving a 314 durability points and average mining speed whenever possible. Mining speed? There is Tier 2 tool called Hammer, with 3x3 AOE mining, and with further durability, but requires a tool forge. Redstone Aresonal's Hammer is 5x5 mining, takes RF that can be constantly fueled by a capacitor worn in a bauble slot, and you can enchant it like a regular pickaxe. I was just wondering which one would be the best. Wear it down to very low durability for the Stonebound bonus then use the final modifier for making it electric via Flux or EU or wahtever.