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Unobtainable on the tModLoader version tModLoader version
The item(s) or effects described on this page exist as functional game items, but on the tModLoader version tModLoader version, cannot be acquired through normal gameplay.
Luminite Drills
  • Solar Flare Drill.png Vortex Drill.png
    Nebula Drill.png Stardust Drill.png
Stack digit 1.png
  • Pickaxe mask.png 225%
  • Hammer mask.png 0%
  • Axe mask.png 0%
Damage50 (Melee)
Knockback0 (No knockback)
Bonus+2 range
Critical chance4%
Use time15 (Very fast)
Tool speed2
RarityRarity level: 10
Research1 required
Projectile created
  • Solar Flare Drill
    Solar Flare Drill
  • Vortex Drill
    Vortex Drill
  • Nebula Drill
    Nebula Drill
  • Stardust Drill
    Stardust Drill

The Luminite Drills are four tools, all of which have the same stats. The four types are the Vortex Drill, Nebula Drill, Solar Flare Drill, and the Stardust Drill, each themed after a different Celestial Pillar. On tModLoader version tModLoader, they are unobtainable through normal gameplay, so their pickaxe counterparts must be crafted instead.

Unlike all other drills, Luminite Drills can be reforged with size and speed modifiers, but this is made irrelevant by the fact that they cannot benefit from them, thus, a drill with Deadly or Light mines just as fast as one with no modifier.

With current methods, it is impossible to hack these items into a character's inventory using external editors, as they will disappear from that character's inventory as soon as they load into a world.

Their best modifier is Demonic, as they do not have any knockback and thus cannot get modifiers that affect it, and furthermore cannot get modifiers that affect their speed, either.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Nebula DrillNebula Drill
Internal Item ID: 2779
(Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionNintendo Switch version)
Ancient ManipulatorAncient Manipulator
Solar Flare DrillSolar Flare Drill
Internal Item ID: 2784
(Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionNintendo Switch version)
Stardust DrillStardust Drill
Internal Item ID: 3464
(Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionNintendo Switch version)
Vortex DrillVortex Drill
Internal Item ID: 2774
(Desktop versionConsole versionMobile versionNintendo Switch version)
total: 4 row(s)