The Metal Pickaxe in Palworld is an essential tool, enabling you to efficiently mine ore deposits and acquire valuable resources. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the process of crafting, using, and maximizing the potential of this powerful tool.
Gathering the Essentials
Before embarking on your mining expeditions, ensure you have the necessary resources:
- 15 Stone: These stone bricks can be obtained from various sources, including breaking rocks, harvesting stones from stone trees, or using a Stone Pickaxe to mine stone deposits.
- 20 Wood: Wood is widely available throughout Palworld’s environments. Chop down trees with your axe or capture Forest Pals like Deerling or Hoppip to gather wood.
- 5 Ingots: Ingots are refined metals obtained from smelting ore in a furnace. To acquire ingots, mine ore deposits using your Stone Pickaxe and then smelt them into ingots using a furnace.
Crafting the Metal Pickaxe
Once you have gathered the required materials, follow these steps to craft the Metal Pickaxe:
- Locate a Workbench: A Workbench is a crafting station used to create various items, including the Metal Pickaxe. You can find Workbenches in various locations, such as settlements or your Palhouse.
- Access the Workbench: Interact with the Workbench to open its crafting menu.
- Select Metal Pickaxe: Scroll through the crafting options until you find the Metal Pickaxe blueprint.
- Confirm Crafting: Click the “Craft” button to initiate the crafting process. Once completed, you will receive your Metal Pickaxe.
Using the Metal Pickaxe
With your Metal Pickaxe in hand, it’s time to delve into the depths and unearth precious ore deposits. Here’s how to effectively utilize this tool:
- Locate Ore Deposits: Ore deposits are identified by their rocky appearance and sparkling glow. They can be found in various environments, including mountains, caves, and abandoned mines.
- Target the Deposit: Approach an ore deposit and position your Metal Pickaxe in front of it.
- Strike the Deposit: Press the designated attack button to strike the ore deposit with your Metal Pickaxe.
- Collect Ore: Upon successfully breaking the deposit, ore fragments will appear. Quickly collect these fragments before they disappear.
Additional Tips for Metal Pickaxe Mastery
- Upgrade Your Workbench: To craft higher-tier tools like the Refined Metal Pickaxe, you’ll need to upgrade your Workbench. Complete various tasks and earn Pal Points to unlock Workbench upgrades.
- Utilize Pals for Mining Assistance: Enlist the help of your Pals to significantly enhance your mining efficiency. Assign Pals with mining abilities to mine automatically while you focus on other tasks.
- Strategically Plan Your Mining Expeditions: Consider factors like the location of ore deposits, your Pals’ abilities, and the time of day when planning your mining excursions.
- Manage Inventory Effectively: Keep your inventory organized to ensure you have enough space to store collected ore fragments.
Embrace the power of the Metal Pickaxe and embark on a journey to unearth the hidden treasures of Palworld. With proper preparation, strategic planning, and a dedicated team of Pals, you’ll become a mining master, unlocking the wealth that lies beneath the surface.