Ancient Altar

A celestial seat of crafting power - use this to make your artifact even better. Who knew you could improve on perfection?


This item has special properties you can adjust with the Wrench.
This item never drops any seeds.
This item can only be used in World-Locked worlds.
This item can't be destroyed - smashing it will return it to your backpack if you have room!

Internal Data
Category Foreground Block
Texture Type No spread
Collision Type No collision
Hardness 5 hits
Grow Time 1h 0m 0s
Tree Style Style 7 Style 6
Seed Style Style 15 Style 14
Color #CFA87C #8AD8D2
By Combining

ItemSprites.png Ghost-In-A-Jar x75

ItemSprites.png Silver Idol x50

ItemSprites.png Ancestor Mooncake x1

In any Chemical Combiner.

This recipe will give 1 item(s).

The Ancient Altar is a block introduced during the Ancestral Power update. The Ancient Altar is used to upgrade Artifacts. It does not disappear when an artifact has been upgraded.


  • The Ancient Altar was originally not permanent then updated to be permanent, but it is unknown when the change occured.