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Iron sand is an item, which is mainly used for crafting.

Acquisitions

Iron sand can be acquired by:

  • Solving nonograms (only with Geologist).
    • The exact drop rate is unknown - although the bigger and more difficult the puzzle, the more you are likely to receive it and in greater amount.
  • Completing ship expeditions.
    • Prospecting lvl. 1 - 9: chance of getting 0 x Iron sand.
    • Prospecting lvl. 1 - 10: chance of getting 4-5 x Iron sand.
    • Prospecting lvl. 4 - 10: chance of getting 6 x Iron sand.
    • Prospecting lvl. 5 - 10: chance of getting 7 x Iron sand.
    • The exact odds/averages are unknown.
  • Buying it in Shop.
    • 2 x Coin => 1 x Iron sand.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 20 x Iron sand per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 40 x Iron sand per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 40 x Iron sand per cycle.
  • Selling items in Bourse.
    • 3 x Coffee beans => 5 x Iron sand.
      • Maximum 10 x Iron sand (2 trades) per cycle.
  • Throwing items into the Cauldron.
    • Random drop rate. It also depends on the item thrown.
  • Levelling.
    • Every 12th level, beginning at lvl. 11 (e.g. levels 11, 23, 35, etc.), you are rewarded with 5 x Iron sand.

Uses

Iron sand can be used for:

  • Crafting items.
  • Buying items in Bourse.
    • 15 x Iron sand => 5 x Steel.
      • Maximum 30 x Iron sand (2 trades) per cycle.

Iron sand can not be sold in Shop.
Iron sand can be thrown into the Cauldron.

Trivia

Iron sand has "砂鉄" written on the half wine barrel, which is Japanese for "iron sand".

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