A pickaxe is required to obtain any stone, and must be of a suitable material for different minerals.
3 x head material across the top row, and 2 sticks/bamboo vertically below the centre. Head materials below.
Successive types include the abilities of previous ones but can mine faster, and give the player the ability to collect drops from some blocks.
- Bedrock cannot be broken by any means in Survival mode.
- Some blocks drop nothing even with a diamond pickaxe, such as the mob spawner.
|Wooden planks||Stone/cobblestone (dropping cobblestone), coal ore, sandstone, enderstone.||glow stone, odd rock ore, bone block.||iron, lapis, redstone, obsidian, topaz, ender gem.|
|Cobblestone||Iron ore, coral||Glow stone, odd rock ore, bone block, stone/cobblestone (dropping cobblestone), coal ore, sandstone, enderstone.||Lapis lazuli ore, redstone ore, gold ore, diamond ore, ender gem ore|
|Iron ingot||Lapis lazuli ore, redstone ore, gold ore, diamond ore, ender gem ore. It can break anything but obsidian.||Glow stone, odd rock ore, bone block, stone/cobblestone (dropping cobblestone).||Obsidian|
|Gold ingot||Same as the Iron pickaxe||Same as the Iron pickaxe||Same as the Iron pickaxe|
|Diamond||Can mine obsidian, as well as all other blocks(apart from bedrock)||Fastest possible speed for everything||(All possible collectable blocks are collected)|
- In the image files of Mine Blocks there is a purple pickaxe, labelled "pickaxe6"