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Information
Type Tool
Sub-Type Pickaxe / Drill
Axe / Chainsaw
Damage? 35 Damagetype melee
Velocity (?) 36
Axe Power 110%
Pickaxe Power 200%
Use Time 25 (Fast)
Use Rate? 7 (Insanely Fast)
Knockback 4.75 (Average)
Highest Prefix? Godly
Quality Tier 4
Tooltip Not to be confused with a picksaw
Sell Value 4 GoldCoin Small 40 SilverCoin Small
Crafting
Crafted With 18 Hallowed Bars
1 Soul of Sight
1 Soul of Might
1 Soul of Fright
Crafted At Mythril Anvil
Orichalcum Anvil

The Drax (known as the Hamdrax before v1.2) is a tool which is crafted from Hallowed Bars and one each of the souls dropped by the mechanical bosses. Like all drills, it cannot be reforged with any prefix that increases size. It is a great tool for mining and cutting down trees. It is the second best combination of a Pickaxe and an Axe, only being surpassed by the Picksaw and Laser Drill, which has 210% Pickaxe power and 125% Axe power and a faster use time. It is also the fourth best pickaxe by pickaxe power in the game, second only to the picksaw, luminite pickaxes, and laser drill. This is one of two craftable tools with 200% pickaxe power or more that does not require the player to beat Plantera, the other being the Pickaxe Axe.

Notes

  • Much like the Hamaxe, the Drax's name is a portmanteau of the tools whose purposes it serves: Drill and Axe. "Dr" as in Drill, "Ax" as in Axe.
    •  Before 1.2, the Drax was called Hamdrax, a portmanteau of hammer, drill and axe. The hammer part was removed due to half slabs coming out.
  • The pickaxe variant is called a Pickaxe Axe.
  • Although the Drax is surpassed by the Molten Hamaxe in terms of axe power, it has a much higher speed, allowing it to chop trees much more efficiently than almost any other wood-cutting tool.
  • The Drax can mine every block instantly except for spikes, Mythril Ore, Orichalcum Ore, Adamantite Ore, Titanium Ore, Chlorophyte Ore, and blocks with vegetation on them, for which it takes a small delay.
  • The Drax cannot mine Lihzahrd Bricks.
  • Highest Prefix for Drax is "Godly".
  • The Drax has an extremely rare drop from Presents on the Mobile Edition.
  • The Hamdrax can also be obtained in the mobile version's Shadow Chests, but it is also very rare.
  • On Icon pc PC , crafting a Drax or Pickaxe Axe will award you the achievement Drax Attax.

Update Info

v1.2.3

v1.2

  • Name changed from "Hamdrax" to "Drax". Can no longer function as a hammer.
  • Is no longer crafted with all 3 hardmode Drills and Chainsaws and all 3 boss Souls

v1.1.1

  • Can no longer be reforged with size modifiers.

v1.1

  • Added to the game.

Gallery

Pickaxes & Drills
Standard Pickaxes
Terraria Copper Pickaxe Copper Pickaxe

Tin Pickaxe Tin Pickaxe

Terraria Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe

Lead Pickaxe Lead Pickaxe

Terraria Silver Pickaxe Silver Pickaxe

Tungsten Pickaxe Tungsten Pickaxe

Terraria Gold Pickaxe Gold Pickaxe

Platinum Pickaxe Platinum Pickaxe

Terraria Nightmare Pickaxe Nightmare Pickaxe

Item 798(1) Deathbringer Pickaxe

Terraria Molten Pickaxe Molten Pickaxe

Item 776(1) Cobalt Pickaxe

Item 1188(1) Palladium Pickaxe

Item 777(1) Mythril Pickaxe

Item 1195(1) Orichalcum Pickaxe

Item 778(1) Adamantite Pickaxe

Item 1202(1) Titanium Pickaxe

Item 1230(1) Chlorophyte Pickaxe

Item 1506(1) Spectre Pickaxe

Picksaw(1) Picksaw
Item 2781(0) Nebula Pickaxe Item 2786(0) Solar Flare Pickaxe Item 3466(0) Stardust Pickaxe Item 2776(0) Vortex Pickaxe
Drills

Cobalt Drill Cobalt Drill

Item 1189(1) Palladium Drill

Mythril Drill Mythril Drill

Item 1196(1) Orichalcum Drill

Adamantite Drill Adamantite Drill

Item 1203(1) Titanium Drill

Item 1231(1) Chlorophyte Drill

Hamdrax Drax

Item 2779(0) Nebula Drill Item 2784(0) Solar Flare Drill Item 3464(0) Stardust Drill Item 2774(0) Vortex Drill
Special Digging Tools
Cactus Pickaxe Cactus Pickaxe Bone Pickaxe(1) Bone Pickaxe Item 1917(0) Candy Cane Pickaxe Reaver Shark Reaver Shark
Item 990(1) Pickaxe Axe Shroomite Digging Claw Shroomite Digging Claw
Chainsaws

Item 2342(0) Sawtooth Shark

Cobalt Chainsaw Cobalt Chainsaw

Item 1190(1) Palladium Chainsaw

Mythril Chainsaw Mythril Chainsaw

Item 1197(1) Orichalcum Chainsaw

Adamantite Chainsaw Adamantite Chainsaw

Item 1204(1) Titanium Chainsaw

Item 579o Drax

Item 1232(1) Chlorophyte Chainsaw

Item 3098(0) Butcher's Chainsaw

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