Gold is the middle tier resource used for crafting. It is obtained by mining gold deposits or by digging with a shovel. Gold deposits appear in all biomes except for the Ocean. It is not very rare, however it is useful for many items, and some players may seek to camp by it to keep to themselves.
Gold deposits appear in different sizes.
Gold is used to craft:
- Pickaxes (Golden Pickaxe, Diamond Pickaxe, and Amethyst Pickaxe)
- Swords (Golden Sword, Diamond Sword, and Amethyst Sword)
- Spears (Golden Spear, Diamond Spear, and Amethyst Spear)
- Hammers (Golden Hammer, Diamond Hammer, and Amethyst Hammer)
- Shovels (Golden Shovel and Diamond Shovel)
- Helmets (Golden Helmet, Diamond Helmet, and Amethyst Helmet)
- Crowns (Crown of Life, Crown of Luck, and Crown of the Angel)
- Defensive Structures (Golden Wall, Golden Door, and Golden Spikes)
- Furnace (OLD recipe: no longer available after the Trick or Treat update)
Gold is also used for:
- Gathering score (3 points for 1 gold)