Ice Blocks

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Ice Blocks
  • Ice Block item sprite Purple Ice Block item sprite Pink Ice Block item sprite Red Ice Block item sprite
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Placeable (1 wide × 1 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Research100 required

Let a kid give you some advice, never touch your tongue to an ice block! Wait, forget what I said, I totally want to see you do it!

The Angler

Ice Blocks are a common block type found alongside Snow Blocks in the Snow and Ice biomes. They can be mined with a pickaxe or drill. Ice Blocks have low friction, causing a player walking over them to slide when stopping or changing directions. This effect can be mitigated by equipping Ice Skates or other accessories crafted from them.

Ice Blocks can be converted into three other variants via the spread of biomes:

  • Corruption spreads onto Ice to create Purple Ice Blocks
  • Crimson spreads onto Ice to create Red Ice Blocks
  • Hallow spreads onto Ice to create Pink Ice Blocks

These will also spread their respective biomes.

Types[edit | edit source]

Item Placed Tile ID
Ice Block Ice Block
Internal Item ID: 664
Ice Block placed 161
Purple Ice Block Purple Ice Block
Internal Item ID: 833
Purple Ice Block placed 163
Pink Ice Block Pink Ice Block
Internal Item ID: 834
Pink Ice Block placed 164
Red Ice Block Red Ice Block
Internal Item ID: 835
Red Ice Block placed 200

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Note that only normal Ice Blocks can be used in most crafting. Pink, Purple and Red Ice Blocks cannot be used in conjunction with, nor as a substitute to, Ice Blocks, and as such must be converted beforehand if usage is desired. Desktop and Mobile versions Pink, Purple and Red Ice Blocks can only be used in the crafting of Ice Torches and their respective Hallowed, Corrupt and Crimson Torches.

There is no way in the game to melt ice into water, nor to freeze water into ice.

Recipes[edit | edit source]

Used in[edit | edit source]

Ice Block[edit | edit source]

Pink Ice Block[edit | edit source]

Purple Ice Block[edit | edit source]

Red Ice Block[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Crimson TorchCrimson TorchDesktop and Mobile versions (3)By Hand
Ice TorchIce Torch (3) (Desktop versionMobile version)
total: 2 row(s)

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