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Not to be confused with the Giant Root, a natural structure, or Giant Root (block)s, the full block form of these smaller blocks.

Root
BigRoot
IconRoot
Transparency Yes
Luminance No
Blast Resistance 30.0
500.0 (Underwater)
Tool Hand or Axe
Renewable No
Stackable Yes (64)
Flammable No
Compostable Yes
ID root
root_underwater
2016-03-26 20.00.17

Roots ingame

Roots are unique twisting wood blocks that generate in the water in Coarse Islands biomes and on land in Sludge Plains biomes. They can also be found on Giant Roots, and in Cragrock Towers and the Wight Fortress.

Placement Edit

Placed Roots connect vertically with each other, forming elongated Root "strands" that grow smaller the further they are to the tip.

Collection Edit

When harvested normally, Roots drop a Tangled Root, which can then be consumed or ground into Ground Tangled Roots.

Roots themselves cannot be collected.

Fuel Edit

Roots can be used as fuel for the Sulfur Furnace or Dual Sulfur Furnace, smelting 1.5 items per root block.

Compostability Edit

Roots have a compost process time of 10 minutes and a compost amount of 20. Visit the Compost page for more information regarding the composting mechanic.

Events Edit

Placed Roots will take on an alternative texture during the Spook seasonal event.

History Edit

  • Release 3.3.0: Now generate on Giant Roots.
  • Beta 1.0.0: Introduced.
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