Tier 1 archaeology tool made with stone. 3/4 durability of stone pickaxe. 0.33% chance to find rare artifacts. 30% chance to get no drops.
Tier 2 archaeology tool made with iron. 3/4 durability of iron pickaxe. 0.66% chance to find rare artifacts. 20% chance to get no drops.
Tier 3 archaeology tool made with iron and diamond. 3/4 durability of diamond pickaxe. 1% chance to find rare artifacts. 10% chance to get no drops.
(all items have about a 10% chance of being dropped when it’s corresponding block is harvested. And occasionally, a random item is dropped instead.)
Used Bubble Gum:
Found in Dirt and Grass. Can be smelted into Rotten Flesh. Used as an ingredient in most other crafting recipes.
Quartz Spider Nest:
Found in Stone. Can be smelted into Nether Quartz. Plant them on leaves to grow into Cobwebs for string.
Petrified Feathery Spines:
Found in Gravel. Used to craft Feathers.
Inky Black Pearl:
Found in Sand. Used to craft Ink Sacs and Ender Pearls.
Found in Sandstone. Can be used as a building block. Can be smelted into Bone.
Slimy Phosphorescent Algae:
Found in Clay. Can be placed on water as a glowing light source and to spawn Lilypads. Used to craft Slimeballs and Glowstone Dust.
Frozen Leather Pelt:
Found in Snow blocks, Ice and Packed Ice. Used to craft Leather.
Volcanic Blaze Stone:
Found in Obsidian. Can be smelted into Blaze Powder. Used in crafting Ender Pearls and Gun Powder.
Found in Terracotta and Stained Terracotta. Can be used as a fuel in furnaces (cooks 10 items.) Used to craft Gun Powder.
Smelt bricks into nether bricks.
Craft saddles into 5 leather.
Badges and Awards
Optionally, all the badges can be crafted to get a special Archaeology Award chest. The chest gives you a mining bonus affect for a short period of time whenever you open it.