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A combustible rock that is useful for crafting and smelting.
Source: Mining
Sell Price: Coin Icon15g

Coal is a type of resource in Stardew Valley. It is obtained in many different ways, primarily while mining, by being bought from Clint, or by being created in a Charcoal Kiln. Coal can be brought from Clint at the Blacksmith's shop for Coin Icon150g, but it is cheaper to buy 10 wood for Coin Icon100g from Robin at the Carpenter's Shop and convert that wood into coal in the Charcoal Kiln. Other ways include recycling trash and finding treasure chests while fishing. Coal is used in some crafting recipes and allows for smelting in a furnace to occur.


  • Coal can sometimes be found by mining rocks — both in the mines and anywhere on the map. Luck increases the chances of finding coal.
  • Coal can be found in mine carts in certain levels of the mines - follow the mine railways then simply click on the coal-filled cart (Note: some carts are empty).
  • Coal can be found in brown miner's bags lying in certain levels of the mines. Every bag contains around 8 pieces.
  • Coal can be foraged on the beach in the fall, including coal with quality stars. Gold star coal sells for 22g
  • A Charcoal Kiln can be used to convert 10 wood into 1 coal
  • You can farm coal by killing Dust Sprites between levels 41-79 (Use the elevator to come and go to do it faster). Doing that is an easy way to farm Iron Ore as well.
  • A much more target-able way to farm both Coal and Iron Ore is to start level 50, where level 51 has a high likelihood of both Dust Sprites and Iron Ore, while 52 is a long narrow path to a guaranteed ladder. 53 on a good day is an infested level normally filled with Dust Sprites and a free ladder to 54 if looking for more Iron Ore; rinse repeat.
  • When farming Dust Sprites for Coal, it is best to wear a Burglar's Ring earned by killing said Dust Sprites.
  • Black/Transparent Slimes drop Coal. They can be raised in Slime Hutches


Image Name Description Ingredients Recipe From
Bee House.png Bee House Place outside and wait for delicious honey! (Except in Winter). Wood.png Wood (40)Coal.png Coal (8)Iron Bar.png Iron Bar (1)Maple Syrup.png Maple Syrup (1) Farming Level 3
Preserves Jar.png Preserves Jar Turns vegetables into pickles and fruit into jam. Wood.png Wood (50)Stone.png Stone (40)Coal.png Coal (8) Farming Level 4
Warrior Ring.png Warrior Ring Occasionally infuses the wearer with "warrior energy" after slaying a monster. Iron Bar.png Iron Bar (10)Coal.png Coal (25)Frozen Tear.png Frozen Tear (10) Combat Level 4
Cherry Bomb.png Cherry Bomb Generates a small explosion. Stand back! Copper Ore.png Copper Ore (4)Coal.png Coal (1) Mining Level 1
Bomb.png Bomb Generates an explosion. Watch out! Iron Ore.png Iron Ore (4)Coal.png Coal (1) Mining Level 6
Explosive Ammo.png Explosive Ammo Fire this with the slingshot. Iron Bar.png Iron Bar (1)Coal.png Coal (2) Combat Level 8
Wicked Statue.png Wicked Statue There's something unsettling about the looks of this statue. Stone.png Stone (25)Coal.png Coal (5) Krobus
Wooden Brazier.png Wooden Brazier Provides a moderate amount of light. Wood.png Wood (10)Coal.png Coal (1)Fiber.png Fiber (5) Robin
Stone Brazier.png Stone Brazier Provides a moderate amount of light. Stone.png Stone (10)Coal.png Coal (1)Fiber.png Fiber (5) Robin
Gold Brazier.png Gold Brazier Provides a moderate amount of light. Gold Bar.png Gold Bar (10)Coal.png Coal (1)Fiber.png Fiber (5) Robin
Carved Brazier.png Carved Brazier Provides a moderate amount of light. Hardwood.png Hardwood (10)Coal.png Coal (1) Robin
Stump Brazier.png Stump Brazier Provides a moderate amount of light. Hardwood.png Hardwood (10)Coal.png Coal (1) Robin
Barrel Brazier.png Barrel Brazier Provides a moderate amount of light. Wood.png Wood (50)Solar Essence.png Solar Essence (1)Coal.png Coal (1) Robin
Skull Brazier.png Skull Brazier Provides a moderate amount of light. Hardwood.png Hardwood (10)Solar Essence.png Solar Essence (1)Coal.png Coal (1) Robin
Scarecrow.png Scarecrow Prevents crows from eating crops in an area around the scarecrow. Wood.png Wood (50)Coal.png Coal (1)Fiber.png Fiber (20) Farming Level 1
Seed Maker.png Seed Maker Place crops inside to produce a varying amount of seeds. Doesn't work with fruit tree crops. Wood.png Wood (25)Coal.png Coal (10)Gold Bar.png Gold Bar (1) Farming Level 9
Slime Egg-Press.png Slime Egg-Press Compresses 100 pieces of slime into a slime egg. It's a miracle of science! Coal.png Coal (25)Fire Quartz.png Fire Quartz (1)Battery Pack.png Battery Pack (1)


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