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Core Keeper Crafting Guide

June 16, 2022

By: Robert N. Adams


In this Core Keeper Crafting Guide, I'll tell you how crafting works in this survival crafting action RPG and list all of the items you can craft in the game!

Quicklinks: How Crafting Works | Wood and Copper Items
Tin Items | Iron Items | Scarlet Items
Octarine Items | Core Craftables | Special Craftables


How Crafting Works in Core Keeper

Crafting in Core Keeper works much like many other similar games: you take some base materials, go into a menu, and make something new with those materials.

There are several kinds of crafting in the game:

  • Hand Crafting - Items crafted directly from your inventory without a workbench.
  • Workbench Crafting - Items crafted at a special station such as a Basic Workbench.
  • Core & Special Crafting - Items crafted at vendors or fixed locations, such as the statues in the Core.
  • Cooking - Cooked foods made by combining two edible items into a dish. We cover this kind of crafting separately in our dedicated Cooking Guide.

Core Keeper Crafting Guide - List of Craftable Items

Core Keeper Crafting Guide - List of Craftable Items

This is a list of all of the craftable items we've found in Core Keeper (with the exception of Cooking, which we cover in our Core Keeper Cooking Guide).


Hand Crafting

Hand-crafted items can be made from your inventory without the use of any workbenches.

  • Torch
  • Wood Pickaxe
  • Wood Shovel
  • Basic Workbench

Wood and Copper Items

Wood items can be crafted right at the beginning of the game as soon as you get your hands on some wood. Copper items are the hallmark of the Dirt Biome and provide some early-game options for superior armor and tools.

Basic Workbench

  • Copper Pickaxe
  • Copper Shovel
  • Copper Sword
  • Copper Hoe
  • Small Lantern
  • Watering Can
  • Furnace
  • Cooking Pot
  • Chest
  • Salvage and Repair Station
  • Wood Wall
  • Wood Floor
  • Wood Door
  • Wood Bridge
  • Bed


  • Copper Bar
  • Tin Bar
  • Iron Bar

Salvage and Repair Station

The Salvage and Repair Station breaks down items into Scrap Parts and can expend Scrap Parts to repair any item. It can also be used to Reinforce items to temporarily increase their Durability.

  • Scrap Parts

Cooking Pot

The Cooking Pot can make dozens of recipes. These are covered in detail in our Cooking Guide.


Copper Anvil

  • Wood Helm
  • Wood Chest
  • Wood Pants
  • Copper Helm
  • Copper Breastplate
  • Copper Pants

Tin Items

Tin items are the equipment and workbenches that you can make after you've entered The Clay Caves biome.

Tin Workbench

  • Tin Pickaxe
  • Tin Shovel
  • Tin Hoe
  • Tin Sword
  • Explorer Backpack
  • Tin Fishing Rod
  • Tin Anvil
  • Alchemy Table
  • Painter's Table
  • Bait Workbench
  • Railway Forge
  • Iron Workbench
  • Carpenter Table
  • Paintable Wall
  • Paintable Floor
  • Wood Fence
  • Wood Fence Gate
  • Spike Trap

Alchemy Table

  • Healing Potion
  • Enrage Potion
  • Stoneskin Potion
  • Crude Bomb
  • Bomb

Painter's Table

  • Yellow Paint Brush
  • Blue Paint Brush
  • Red Paint Brush
  • Green Paint Brush
  • White Paint Brush
  • Black Paint Brush
  • Purple Paint Brush
  • Black Paint Brush

Bait Workbench

  • Spicy Bait
  • Sweet Bait
  • Glowing Bait
  • Sticky Bait

Carpenter Table

  • Dresser
  • Rug
  • Pedestal
  • Decorative Torch
  • Decorative Pot

Railway Forge

  • Rail
  • Minecart

Tin Anvil

  • Bronze Helm
  • Bronze Breastplate
  • Bronze Pants
  • Tin Dagger
  • Slingshot
  • Wooden Shield

Iron Items

Iron items can be crafted once you've gotten some Iron from The Forgotten Ruins biome.

Iron Workbench

  • Iron Pickaxe
  • Iron Shovel
  • Iron Hoe
  • Iron Sword
  • Large Watering Can
  • Iron Fishing Rod
  • Smelter Kiln
  • Iron Anvil
  • Jewelry Workbench
  • Cartography Table
  • Electronics Table
  • Scarlet Workbench

Smelter Kiln

  • Gold Bar
  • Scarlet Bar
  • Octarine Bar

Jewelry Workbench

  • Copper Cross Necklace
  • Iron Chunk Necklace
  • Gold Crystal Necklace
  • Gold Crystal Ring
  • Glow Tulip Ring
  • Swift Ring

Cartography Table

The Cartography Table is used to share map data with other players.

Electronics Table

  • Electricity Generator
  • Lamp
  • Electrical Door
  • Table Saw
  • Electrical  Wire
  • Lever
  • Electricity Stick
  • Delay Circuit
  • Logic Circuit

Table Saw

  • Plank
  • Coral Plank

Iron Anvil

  • Iron Helm
  • Iron Breastplate
  • Iron Pants
  • Iron Bow

Scarlet Items

Scarlet items are the best craftable items available in the game. You can find Scarlet Ore in the Azeos' Wilderness biome, but you won't be able to get to that biome until you've beaten the first three bosses.

Scarlet Workbench

  • Scarlet Pickaxe
  • Scarlet Shovel
  • Scarlet Hoe
  • Scarlet Fishing Rod
  • Scarlet Shell Backpack
  • Orb Lantern
  • Scarlet Anvil
  • Automation Table
  • Distillery Table
  • Boat Workbench
  • Octarine Workbench
  • Scarlet Wall
  • Scarlet Floor
  • Scarlet Bridge
  • Scarlet Fence
  • Scarlet Fence Gate

Automation Table

  • Conveyor Belt
  • Drill
  • Robot Arm
  • Sprinkler


  • Greater Healing Potion
  • Keen Potion
  • Guardian's Potion
  • Poison Aid Potion
  • Large Bomb
  • Slime
  • Poison Slime
  • Slippery Slime

Boat Workbench

  • Boat
  • Speeder

Scarlet Anvil

  • Scarlet Helm
  • Scarlet Breastplate
  • Scarlet Pants
  • Scarlet Sword
  • Scarlet Dagger

Octarine Items

Octarine is the new class of items added in the Sunken Sea Update. You can find Octarine in The Sunken Sea biome.

Octarine Workbench

  • Octarine Pickaxe
  • Octarine Shovel
  • Octarine Sword
  • Octarine Bag
  • Octarine Fishing Rod
  • Octarine Anvil
  • Proficient Jewelry Workbench
  • Portal
  • Coral Wall
  • Coral Floor
  • Coral Bridge
  • Coral Fence
  • Coral Fence Gate
  • Lit Floor

Octarine Anvil

  • Octarine Helm
  • Octarine Breastplate
  • Octarine Pants
  • Octarine Axe
  • Octarine Bow
  • Octarine Shield

Proficient Jewelry Workbench

  • Coral Amulet
  • Scarlet Chunk Necklace
  • Octarine Necklace
  • Magnetic Ring
  • Golden Spike Ring
  • Octarine Ring

Core Craftables

Several items are craftable at the statues surrounding The Core after you've defeated bosses.

Glurch the Abominous Mass Statue

Ghorm the Devourer Statue

  • Carapace Helm
  • Carapace Breastplate
  • Recall Idol

The Hive Mother Statue

  • Larva Spike Club
  • Grubzooka
  • Ancient Hologram Pod

Special Craftables

Some items cannot be crafted at a workbench or at the Core.

Ancient Hologram Pod

That's it for our Core Keeper Crafting Guide! Check out more guides below:

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