Iridium Ore

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Iridium Ore
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An exotic ore with many curious properties. Can be smelted into bars.
Source: Skull CavernMinesStatue of PerfectionFishingMagma GeodeOmni GeodePanningTraveling Cart
Sell Price: Gold.png100g

Iridium Ore is a resource found in Iridium Nodes, Mystic Stones, Magma Geodes, and Omni Geodes. It is also a rare drop from high level Monsters, and can be found in Fishing Treasure Chests and meteorites on the farm. Panning may also occasionally yield Iridium Ore. The Statue of Perfection produces 2-8 Iridium Ore per day.


  • The Mines: A fairly reliable source of the ore is through Magma and Omni geodes on lower mine levels. These can be obtained frequently by mining all rocks on the mine levels 115-119. To further enhance geode frequency, choose the Geologist Profession at mining level 5 and the Excavator Profession at mining level 10.
  • Skull Cavern: The beginning floors of Skull Cavern will yield next to no iridium nodes. You may buy stone from the Carpenter's Shop to craft a staircase. Large amounts of staircases or bombs can get you deep into Skull Cavern quickly. Starting around level 70, iridium ore becomes much more common, yielding roughly one node per floor. Once past level 100, multiple nodes can be found per floor. After level 300, there will be as many iridium nodes as there are common stones.
    • The chance to find Iridium in the Skull Cavern increases significantly every ten levels. The chances of each single iridium node spawning is 1% + (Skull Cavern Level / 2000).
  • Purple slimes in the Skull Cavern or a Slime Hutch have a chance to drop both iridium ore and bars. Slimes may give more iridium than you will find from mining iridium nodes in the Skull Cavern.


Iridium Ore can be smelted in a Furnace to create an Iridium Bar. The smelting requires 5 iridium ore and 1 Coal and takes 8 in-game hours.

Other Use

Iridium Ore is the best Slingshot ammo.


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