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===Collecting Small Stones===
===Collecting Small Stones===
Press Left Mouse Button on the block using the pickaxe to break/harvest the block. When mined, solid rock blocks drops [[knapping|small stones]].  
{{Breaking}} a block using a pickaxe drops [[knapping|small stones]]. They are also dropped when destroyed by an [[ore blasting bomb]].
===Relieving Stone Blocks===
===Relieving Stone Blocks===

Revision as of 20:26, 29 April 2020

Grid Rock granite.png
Stackable 64
Material Andesite, Basalt, Bauxite, Chalk, Chert, Claystone, Conglomerate, Granite, Halite, Kimberlite, Limestone, Marble, Obsidian, Peridotite, Phyllite, Sandstone, Scoria, Shale, Slate, Suevite and Tuff
Drops Small Stone, Rock


Natural Generation

Twenty types of rock variants may exist in the world, and are created during world generation. The appearance of each block indicates the type, which dictates its uses and which ore deposits may be found in the rock. As of version 1.9, ores only appear in certain rock types. Examining a rock while holding (Sneak + H), will provide information about which ores can appear in that rock type.

Stone Types

Different types of rock are found in different places in the world and vary based on geological layers. There are many rock variants: Andesite, Basalt, Bauxite, Chalk, Chert, Claystone, Conglomerate, Granite, Halite, Kimberlite, Limestone, Marble (white, pink cream or green), Obsidian, Peridotite, Phyllite, Sandstone, Scoria, Shale, Slate, Suevite and Tuff. Marble appears as any of the three colors listed in parenthesis. Many of the rocks can be made into cobblestone blocks for each rock, e.g. sandstone cobble, Basalt cobble. Each kind of cobblestone is a different color.


All rock requires a pickaxe to mine.

Collecting Small Stones

Breaking a block using a pickaxe drops small stones. They are also dropped when destroyed by an ore blasting bomb.

Relieving Stone Blocks

Solid stone blocks can be collected through a process called "relieving". To relieve a stone block, break the stone blocks connected to each face of the stone block, such that all six faces of the cube are adjacent to air. Currently, stones do not obey gravity.


Stone Blocks

The quern may only be created from stone blocks including andesite, basalt, granite or peridotite. Stone blocks are used to craft building materials including stone bricks. A polished variant can be created using a hammer and chisel in the crafting grid, and polished stone may also be split to create slabs. It is important to note that some types of stone cannot be polished or used to create slabs, including: Bauxite, Halite, Kimberlite, Obsidian, Scoria, Suevite and Tuff.

Small Stones

Stone tools made by knapping small stones can only be created from andesite, basalt, granite, peridotite, or obsidian. Most types of small stones can be used to create construction materials including cobblestone blocks and stone path blocks. It is important to note that some types of stone cannot be used to create cobblestone or stone bricks, including: Bauxite, Halite, Kimberlite, Marble, Obsidian, Scoria, Suevite and Tuff.

Special Use Small Stones

Some small stones can be converted to useful powders by crushing with a hammer in the crafting grid, or grinding in the quern.

  • Chalk and Limestone small stone powder creates lime for leather working.
    • Lime powder, when (2) heated, produces (1X) quicklime used in creating mortar, or plaster blocks.
  • Halite small stone powder creates salt for food preservation.
  • Chalk and Limestone small stones may be used (intact) as pigments to label signs.

Stone Type and Use Chart

Sedimentary stones
Stone Type Cobble? Brick? Tool? Quern?
Bauxite Y Y N N
Chalk Y Y N N
Chert Y Y N N
Claystone Y Y N N
Conglomerate Y Y N N
Limestone Y Y N N
Sandstone Y Y N N
Shale Y Y N N
Metamorphic stones
Stone Type Cobble? Brick? Tool? Quern?
Phyllite Y Y N N
Slate Y Y N N
Igneous stones
Stone Type Cobble? Brick? Tool? Quern?
Andesite Y Y Y Y
Basalt Y Y Y Y
Granite Y Y Y Y
Kimberlite N N N N
Peridotite Y Y Y Y
Scoria N N N N
Tuff N N N N
Special stones
Stone Type Cobble? Brick? Tool? Quern?
Halite N N N N
Marble N N N N
Obsidian N N Y N
Suevite N N N N

Vintage Story: Vanilla Game Content
Terrain Blocks Rawclay blue.pngClay Grid Gravel Granite.pngGravel Peat.pngPeat Grid Rock granite.pngRock Grid Granite sand.pngSand Grid Barren low fertility soil.pngSoil
Construction Blocks Grid Blue clay bricks.pngCeramic Blocks Grid Glass.pngGlass Grid Oak plank.pngPlanks Grid Diagonal logs plaster.pngPlaster Grid Cob.pngSoil Blocks Grid Polished Granite.pngStone Blocks
Functional Blocks Grid Barrel.pngBarrelGrid Woodbucket.pngWooden Bucket Grid Wooden bed.pngBed Grid Chest.pngContainers Firepit lit.pngFirepit Forge.pngForge Grid Loot Vessel.pngLoot Vessels Grid Ore blasting bomb.pngOre blasting bomb Grid Quern granite.pngQuern
Decorative Blocks Grid Painting.pngPaintings Mediumcarpet-turqoise-ns.pngCarpets Bookshelves-ns.pngBookshelves Flowerpot-earthern-empty.pngFlowerpots Agedwallpaperplanks-green-east.pngWallpaper
Metal Working Grid Copper anvil.pngAnvil Bloomery.pngBloomery Grid Crucible burned.pngCrucible Forge.pngForge Grid Tin bronze helve hammer.pngHelvehammer Ingot Mold Burned.pngMolds Grid Copper Ingot.pngMetal
Tools & Weapons Grid Copper axe.pngAxe Grid Bow.pngBow Grid Copper Chisel.pngChisel Grid copper cleaver.pngCleaver Grid Wooden club.pngClub Grid Copper hammer.pngHammer Grid Copper hoe.pngHoe Grid Copper knife.pngKnife Grid Copper pickaxe.pngPickaxe Grid Copper prospecting pick.pngProspecting Pick Grid Copper saw.pngSaw Grid Copper scythe.pngScythe Grid Copper shears.pngShears Grid Copper shovel.pngShovel Grid Copper spear.pngSpear Grid Copper sword.pngSword
Equipment Armor-body-brigandine-iron.pngArmor Clothes-upperbody-lackey-shirt.pngClothes Grid Backpack.pngBags
Craftable Resources Grid Oak board.pngBoards Grid Charcoal.pngCharcoal Grid Firewood.pngFirewood Grid Copper Ingot.pngIngots Grid Raw hide.pngLeather Grid Flax twine.pngLinen
Plants Berrybush red currant ripe.pngBerry Bushes link=Cooper%27s_Reed_(Cattail)Cooper's Reed (Cattail) Flower-californiapoppy.pngFlowers Tallgrass-tall.pngGrass Tallfern.pngOther Plants Grid Oak sapling.pngTrees Flax.pngWild Foods
Mobs BeeMob.pngBees Bighorn.pngBighorn sheep Rooster.pngChicken Normal Drifter.pngDrifter Fox(Male).pngFox Hare.pngHare Hyena.pngHyena Locust.pngLocust Raccoon.pngRaccoon Pig.pngWild Pig Wolf.pngWolf
Pig.pngAnimal Husbandry Grid Empty skep.pngBeekeeping Grid Crucible burned.pngCasting Grid Blue clay.pngClay Forming Grid Copper sword.pngCombat Grid Spelt bread.pngCooking Grid Lore Book.pngCrafting Recipes Grid Copper hoe.pngFarming Grid Charcoal.pngFuel Grid Flint arrow head.pngKnapping Grid Raw hide.pngLeather Working Heat Torch.pngLight sources Grid Angled Gears.pngMechanical Power Grid Copper pickaxe.pngMining Grid Copper Chunk.pngOre Deposits Grid Ruins.pngRuins Grid Copper anvil.pngSmithing Creature-humanoid-trader-treasurehunter.pngTrading Grid Lore Scroll.pngStarter Guide