It is the first pick you can buy from The ToolBox. It is more effective than the Rusty Pick. It is mostly effective against ores that have a value below that of Emerald Ore.

Although the in-game clearly states that it is effective against ore below Platinum Ore, it may be a mistake since the next pick you can buy, the Industrial Pick's description says that it is effective against ore less than Ruby Ore and Platinum Ore is more valuable than Ruby Ore


Below is a chart showing the effectiveness of this pick on each ore. Note that effectiveness is based on player opinions and based on critical hits.

Ore Effectiveness
Copper Ore Extremely Effective
Iron Ore Very Effective
Silver Ore Effective
Gold Ore Effective
Firestone Effective
Emerald Ore Not Effective
Sapphire Ore Not Effective
Ruby Ore Not Very Effective
Platinum Ore Extremely Ineffective
Diamond Ore Extremely Ineffective
Obsidian Extremely Ineffective
Blue Crystal Extremely Ineffective
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