Or Shroomite Digging Claws but of course that's an end-game item. Took me a while to get those and I'm quite please with them, and the only thing they can't mine is Lihzahrd Bricks.You should probably go for a Reaver shark, although I don't get why you are restricting yourself to pre-hardmode...
Haha good old dynamite!lots-o-dynamite!
Yep, but modifiers like "light" that affect the speed of a tool will affect the mining speed.Things like shadow armor, feral claws, and "violent" accessories don't increase digging speed, only attack speed
prefixes that augment attack speed also affect the mining speed.Things like shadow armor, feral claws, and "violent" accessories don't increase digging speed, only attack speed
I know, but a lot of people were claiming that feral claws and shadow armor helped so I pointed out that it doesn'tprefixes that augment attack speed also affect the mining speed.
Actually, that isn't true. Attack speed and mining speed are very different.prefixes that augment attack speed also affect the mining speed.
That's not how percentage works... Also I believe he meant prefixes like "light," which affect use time and therefor mining speed as wellActually, that isn't true. Attack speed and mining speed are very different.
I'm pretty sure @Omnir can explain it well for you.
So, we're looking at sand? The fastest pickaxe pre-hardmode is the Bone Pickaxe, with a use time of 18.
Now, since all of the accessories that promote mining are in hardmode, we don't need accessories.
Mining armor increases your mining speed by 30%
If I understand terraria math correctly, that should be a mining use time of 5.4, or rounding down to five.
BUT WAIT! There's more!
The mining potion increases it by 25%
Which gives you a...
*drumroll*
1 use time!!
However I don't know terraria math so it's probably wrong...
So, in conclusion, just use Bone Pickaxe, Mining Potion, and Miner Armor.
From what I know, when it comes to pickaxes, they have two seperate usetimes. One for swinging, one for actually mining. When I checked the wiki, the mining usetime of a Bone Pickaxe was 11, only one more than a Spectre Pickaxe. Regardless, checking the math:So, we're looking at sand? The fastest pickaxe pre-hardmode is the Bone Pickaxe, with a use time of 18.
I'm not sure how you got from 18 to 5.4 by taking away 30%. I'm also not sure how you got from 5.4 to 1 from 25% either.Mining armor increases your mining speed by 30%
If I understand terraria math correctly, that should be a mining use time of 5.4, or rounding down to five.
BUT WAIT! There's more!
The mining potion increases it by 25%
Which gives you a...
*drumroll*
1 use time!!
However I don't know terraria math so it's probably wrong...
Easy, by the inverse. 30% of 18 is 5.4. 25% of that can be rounded down to one. Correct math, wrong calculation. Or possibly the other way around. The irony, eh?I'm not sure how you got from 18 to 5.4 by taking away 30%. I'm also not sure how you got from 5.4 to 1 from 25% either.