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Pickaxess are a type of tool in Ashes of Creation.[1]

List of pickaxes

Item Icon Resource tiers Rarity Level requirement Source Cost
Copper Pickaxe CopperPickaxeIcon.png 1 Common 1 Vendor 10
Diamond Tipped Pickaxe DiamondTippedPickaxeIcon.png 1 - 4 Epic 1 Vendor 2,000
Iron Pickaxe IronPickaxeIcon.png 1 - 2 Uncommon 1 Vendor 100
Steel Pickaxe SteelPickaxeIcon.png 1 - 3 Rare 1 Vendor 500

Artisan tools

Alpha-1 tongs "prop" used by Blacksmith NPCs.[2]

Gathering requires the creation and use of harvesting tools that enable the gathering of resources.[3][4]

  • Progression in the gathering artisan class unlocks higher level harvesting tools that enable gathering of higher level resources.[5]
  • Tools will have durability and tool lifespans.[6][7]
    • The amount of usages of a gathering tool increases as the gatherer becomes more proficient in the gathering artisan tree.[6]
    • Tools may become non-repairable, requiring re crafting.[7]
  • Artisans will not need to rely on other trees in order to make their tools.[3]

Tools do advance within the artisan tree, so your ability to either gather, process or craft will require the equivalent tools necessary at that stage of crafting in order to accomplish the task at hand. So, you could not mine copper and mithril with the same tool.[4]Steven Sharif

Gathering tools for Mining, Herbalism, Lumberjacking, and Fishing are associated with a resource tier. For example: A tier 2 axe can gather tier 1 and 2 lumber and no higher.[8]

Tool rarity Resource tiers Vendor price Vendor location
Common 1 10g Alpha-1 starting area
Uncommon 1 - 2 100g Expedition (stage 1) nodes
Rare 1 - 3 500g Encampment (stage 2) nodes
Epic 1 - 4 2000g Village (stage 3) nodes

Processing requires blueprints for the construction of buildings that are needed to process resources.[3]


See also