My friend and I are arguing about how many blocks a diamond pickaxe will be able to break without it breaking itself. Do you know how much?

  • "hits" as in how many blocks can it destroy before breaking? – SirBenet Feb 7 '16 at 18:39
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    If you are on the PC version, you can execute a keystroke that will enable you to see the durability of any tool. See this answer – Charles Caldwell Feb 7 '16 at 20:13

Unenchanted Diamond Pickaxe has durability of 1562.

Here's the durability of various pickaxes visualized: Durability visualized

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  • I believe that the gold pickaxe is capable of mining more than 33 cobblestones. Let me test though. Edit: Nope, it can only mine 33 cobblestones. – Ave Feb 7 '16 at 19:14

You can check the durability of a tool by simply pressing Fn-F3-H and hovering your cursor over the item in your inventory. THe number represented there will tell you how many blocks you can break with that tool.

Specifically, a diamond pickaxe can break one-thousand five-hundred sixty-two (1562) blocks.

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Diamond Pickaxe has a durability of 1561. You can click F3+H to see the durability of all tools.


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Depends on the material. If it is used for wood, that is a different story.

But, it is 1562 on stone.

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