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"Thaumaturgy... which giveth certain order to make strange works, of the sense to be perceived and of men greatly to be wondered at." - Mathematicall Praeface to Euclid's Elements (1570), John Dee

Thaumaturgy is the capability of a magician to work miracles. A practitioner of thaumaturgy is a thaumaturge, thaumaturgist or miracle worker.

This is what this mod is all about - drawing magic from physical objects in the form of Essentia and reshaping it to perform miracles." - Official Thaumcraft Forum Page


Welcome to the Thaumcraft 4 wiki, where we explore the transmundane mysteries of your favorite Minecraft magic mod. Feel free to add any missing information to the wiki but try to make sure the information is accurate before editing. Most importantly, remember that we are a community of fellow Thaumaturges and scholars, so please be courteous to your neighbor.

Starting Off

To get started in Thaumcraft 4, one must first create a wand.

A wand is created like this:

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Iron Nugget

Iron Nugget

Iron Nugget

Iron Nugget

Iron Nugget

Iron Cap

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Iron Cap


Iron Cap

Iron Capped Wooden Wand

It should be noted that there are multiple types of wands; however, this is the only one a new Thaumaturge has access to.

Once you've created a wand, the next order of business is creating your very own Thaumonomicon. In order to create this guide to all things Thaumcraft, you must right-click a bookshelf while holding your newly-created Iron Capped Wooden Wand (any wand will work if you need another in the future).

Thaumonomicon create bookshelf

This Thaumonomicon will forevermore serve as your guide to Thaumcraft while in game.

Subcategories of Thaumcraft

Administrators Needed

The Thaumcraft 4 Wiki is currently looking for new administrators to help clean the wiki, focus users, and organize pages. Users who show have an interest may PM Hoodai. The criteria we are looking at are contributions, activity, and time account has been active (active on not regardless of time on the Thaumcraft 4 Wiki).


Rules about contributing are listed here: Contributions Rules and Guidelines

A list of necessary contributions can be accessed here: Necessary Contributions

Finally, a list of contributions Admins should provide are listed here: Admin TODO

If you are editing a page about flux or taint, remember that Taint and Flux are the same thing. Do not make a page called Flux as a page named taint already exists.

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