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Silver Ore
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Placeable (1 wide × 1 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell150 Desktop and Mobile versions
2 Console and Old-gen console versions 3DS version
Research100 required
A player has found a group of Silver Ore in a Ice Cave

A big deposit of Silver Ore in an Ice biome.

Silver Ore is an early game ore which spawns in the Underground and Cavern layers as well as on Floating Islands. Its primary use is to make Silver Bars, which can be used to make the Silver tier of equipment. The equivalent of Silver Ore is Tungsten Ore, which will sometimes replace Silver in a world. Desktop versionConsole VersionMobile version3DS version Silver Ore has a small chance to appear as a bonus drop from slimes.


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Ooo! Shiny! • Mine your first nugget of ore with a pickaxe.
Mine your first ore. Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions


  • Console and Old-gen console versions 3DS version Selling the ore rather than the bar yields 2 more per bar.

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