Sand is a tile that like Silt obeys gravity. It can be found in Desert and Ocean Ecosystems. It has to be mined by a Pickaxe. It can be converted if it comes into contact with the Hallow or the Corruption.


Sand can be obtained by breaking it with a pickaxe in a Desert or Ocean Ecosystem, It can be turned into Corrupt Sand or Pearlsand by The Corruption and the Hallow respectively.


Sand can be used to suffocate enemies as it obeys gravity and falls if no block is under it. It can also be converted into Glass in a Furnace.


  • Sand will mostly be obtained during later stages of the game.