There are two principal Currencies in PickCrafter, namely Picks and Runic.
How to Obtain Picks
Picks are the first currency encountered. They can be obtained manually by tapping the screen, or idly by purchasing gear.
PPS (or Picks per second) is the rate at which the player earns picks from their purchased gear. It can be boosted with Treasures.
Block Select: Picks can be spent to purchase blocks. They can also be used to skip the Block Select's cooldown timer.\
Skill Points: Picks can be spent to purchase skill points, to upgrade skills.
Timer Skips: Picks can be spent to reset cooldown timers, such as for Boss encounters and the Block Select.
Upgrade Pickaxes: The Player can upgrade Pickaxes after Prestiges with Picks.
How to Obtain Runic
Runic is the second currency. It includes payments in real-life or you can watch ads (30 per day) and Complete Runic Offers. You can also found some in the Free Chest (1-3).
Artifacts Slots: Runic can be spent to add more slots for your Artifacts
Discovery Wheel: You can spend Runic to re-spin the wheel.
Unlock Chests: With Runic, you can unlock all the Chests without waiting (Except the Free Chest).
Buy Chests: Drops your Runic to buy the Large Gold Chest, Large Diamond Chest or Large Mythical Chest. You can also buy Premium Chests when some Events are on.
Upgrade Pickaxes: Runic can be spent to upgrade Pickaxes found in Chests.
Timer Skips: Runic can be spent to reset cooldown timers, such as for Boss encounters and the Block Shop.
- As of Version 4.6.2, on mobile devices, watching an ad after offscreen idling will double the earns Picks and blocks.