Coal + Carbon Powder (Spiritfarer)

Coat rock location in Spiritfarer
Coal
Material Type Rocks
Found in
  • Hoseki Quarry
  • Mount Toroyama
  • Kalstein Mines
  • Southpoint Docks
  • Flotsam Shores
  • Shadow Forest
Related Facility
Output Carbon Powder
Uses
Buying Price N/A
Selling Price
  • 30 Glims (as coal)
  • 60 Glims (as carbon powder)

Coal falls under Spiritfarer’s rock category of materials you can mine. Once acquired, coal is used to craft at least 1 building and 1 construction improvement.

It’s also used in the Foundry to fuel the melting process, and it can also be turned to carbon powder via the Crusher.

Coal Mining Nodes (All Locations)

Mining for coal / Spiritfarer
Mining for coal.

Here are all of the islands where you can acquire coal via mining:

  • Hoseki Quarry
  • Mount Toroyama
  • Kalstein Mines
  • Southpoint Docks
  • Flotsam Shores
  • Shadow Forest

Note: Keep in mind that once you have unlocked the Improved Tools ability, mining a coal node will also yield 1 diamond everytime.

Hoseki Quarry

Located on the World Map’s west section, this island doesn’t require any ship improvement to reach and can be found at X: -138, Y: 28.

Coal Node #1

Step 1: From the entrance, head up two sets of ladders.

Go up the ladder / Spiritfarer
Go up the ladder.

Step 2: Once you’re at the top, jump to a small landing on your right to find the first coal node.

You’ll find the coal node at the top / Spiritfarer
You’ll find the coal node at the top.

Coal Node #2

Step 1: From the first coal node, head to your left.

Move to your left / Spiritfarer
Move to your left.

Step 2: Once you find a fork on the road, head to the path going up.

Follow the path going up / Spiritfarer
Follow the path going up.

Step 3: You’ll find the coal node shortly.

Keep walking left until you find a coal node / Spiritfarer
Keep walking left until you find a coal node.

Mount Toroyama

The second island is Mount Toroyama at X: -99, Y: 34, just beside Hoseki Quarry. It also doesn’t require any ship improvements to reach.

Coal Node #1

From the entrance, walk to your left until you find the first coal node.

Just walk left until you find the coal node / Spiritfarer
Just walk left until you find the coal node.

Coal Node #2

Keep walking to your left from the initial coal node until you find a path going up to your right. Follow this path.

Follow the path going to your right / Spiritfarer
Follow the path going to your right.

Keep going up the path until you find a ladder. Climb up.

Keep walking right and go up the ladder / Spiritfarer
Keep walking right and go up the ladder.

Keep going up and eventually you’ll have to choose between jumping to the left or right – in this case go towards the left.

Climb up and go to your left / Spiritfarer
Climb up and go to your left.

Walk to your left here to find the 2nd coal node.

You’ll find the coal node on the top left / Spiritfarer
You’ll find the coal node on the top left.

Kalstein Mines

Next up is Kalstein Mines, located at X: -99, Y: 117, on the north winter side of Hummingberg.

Visiting this island requires the Icebreaker Boat Improvement.

Coal Node #1

Step 1: From the entrance, head to your right and slide down the slope until you reach the bottom.

Go down the slope / Spiritfarer
Go down the slope.

Step 2: From the bottom of the slope, double jump to your right to reach the zipline.

Jump to your right and ride the zipline / Spiritfarer
Jump to your right and ride the zipline.

Step 3: Ride the zipline going to your right until you reach a small landing with the coal node.

Reach a small landing with the coal node / Spiritfarer
Reach a small landing with the coal node.

Coal Node #2

Step 1: From the last coal node, jump to your left and ride the zipline, getting on a landing with a marble node.

Jump to your left and ride the zipline / Spiritfarer
Jump to your left and ride the zipline.

Step 2: From the marble node, jump to your right and ride the zipline.

From the marble node, jump to your right and ride another zipline / Spiritfarer
From the marble node, jump to your right and ride another zipline.

Step 3: Transfer to the next zipline and keep riding to your right.

Jump on the next zipline to keep going right / Spiritfarer
Jump on the next zipline to keep going right.

Step 4: Land on the air vent and use it to glide up.

Land on the air vent and glide up / Spiritfarer
Land on the air vent and glide up.

Step 5: While gliding up, go to your left and ride the zipline to reach the higher level.

Glide to your left and catch the zipline / Spiritfarer
Glide to your left and catch the zipline.

Step 6: Once you land, go up the two sets of ladders.

Climb up the ladders / Spiritfarer
Climb up the ladders.

Step 7: When you reach the top, continue walking to your right until you find another giant air vent.

Continue walking to your right / Spiritfarer
Continue walking to your right.

Step 8: Use it to glide up.

Glide up the giant air vent / Spiritfarer
Glide up the giant air vent.

Step 9: Once you reach the ceiling, glide to your left to reach the next landing.

Glide up and go to your left / Spiritfarer
Glide up and go to your left.

Step 10: From the landing, double jump to your right to reach the next landing on top of you. This is where the final coal node is located.

Go up the landing where the coal node is / Spiritfarer
Go up the landing where the coal node is.

Southpoint Docks

You can head to Southpoint Docks at X: 157, Y: 22. Note that this island requires the Rock Destroyer Boat Improvement.

There’s also just one coal node here:

Step 1: Walk to your right until you find a yellow shipping container.

Walk to the right / Spiritfarer
Walk to the right.

Step 2: Climb up the yellow shipping container to find the coal node.

Climb up the yellow shipping container to find the coal node / Spiritfarer
Climb up the yellow shipping container to find the coal node.

Flotsam Shores

Flotsam Shores is at the coordinates X: 109, Y: -107, located south of Southpoint Docks. Note that this island also needs the Rock Destroyer Boat Improvement.

And this island also has just one coal node to find:

Step 1: From the island’s starting point, head right and enter the door on the red shipping container.

Enter the red shipping container / Spiritfarer
Enter the red shipping container.

Step 2: Once inside, keep dropping down until you reach the bottom floor.

Keep dropping down / Spiritfarer
Keep dropping down.

Step 3: You’ll find the coal node right at the bottom floor with the red walls.

You’ll find the coal node at the bottom floor / Spiritfarer
You’ll find the coal node at the bottom floor.

Shadow Forest

The last island with a coal node Shadow Forest, at X: -95, Y: 78. This island is located on the south west area of the World Map, and it requires the Mist Cleaner 1000 Boat Improvement.

It also has just one coal mining node to find:

Once you’re on the island, simply walk to your left to find the coal node beside the bottom of a cliff.

Head to the right to find the coal node / Spiritfarer
Head to the right to find the coal node.

Coal Recipe in the Kitchen

Cook sawdust inside the kitchen to make coal / Spiritfarer
Cook sawdust inside the kitchen to make coal.

On top of mining coal, you can also make coal inside the kitchen as a recipe.

Simply head inside and input some sawdust (from the sawmill) in the oven. Once the oven is done counting down, your sawdust will turn into coal.

Growing Coal

Planting coal on one of the turtle sisters / Spiritfarer
Planting coal on one of the turtle sisters.

Once you have some coal, you also have the option of growing them on any of the Turtle Sisters. Once unlocked, these giant turtles allow you to plant coal on their backs for future mining.

You can find all three Turtle Sisters in these locations:

  • Olga (X: 81, Y: 28)
  • Masha (X: -91, Y: 138)
  • Irina (X: 127, Y: -76)

How To Make Carbon Powder

Crushing coal to make carbon powder / Spiritfarer
Crushing coal to make carbon powder.

To make some carbon powder, you will first need the Crusher building. For this, you need:

  • 7 Pulsar Ingots
  • 15 Ash Planks
  • 5 Zinc Ingots

Just put some coal into the Crusher and you’ll get out Carbon Powder.

Coal in the Foundry

Inputting coal inside the Foundry before smelting / Spiritfarer
Inputting coal inside the Foundry before smelting.

Besides using coal for crafting, coal is also required inside the Foundry whenever you want to smelt something.

Simply head inside the building and put some coal in the furnace before placing any type of ore inside the compartment. You’ll need to use some coal every time you smelt anything in here.

Using Coal

Here are all the craftable improvements you can make using coal:

Construction/Improvement Materials
Elena’s Cubicle (Abat-Jour)
  • 12 Coals
  • 2 Rose Gold Sheets
  • 2,5000 Glims
Foundry
  • 10 Coals
  • 10 Oak Planks

Smithy Usage

Once you have some carbon powder, you can also bring it inside the Smithy to make this material:

Output Materials
Steel Sheet
  • 1 Iron Ingot
  • 1 Carbon Powder

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