The Philosopher's Stone plays an integral role in the creation of various types of EE2 fuels, which can be used to create Nova Catalysts and Nova Cataclysms, two of the most notable explosives in Tekkit.
With the Philosopher's Stone in your hand, press the "Charge" key ("V" by default) to incrementally charge it. Pressing Shift + V will incrementally lower the charge. There are 5 charge / power levels. The lowest charge level will transform blocks within a one block radius, and each additional charge level increases the transform radius by one.
Here is a list of all known block transformations.
|Right Click||Shift + Right Click|
|Stone --> Cobblestone||Stone --> Dirt (Grass)|
|Dirt (Grass) --> Sand||Cobblestone --> Dirt (Grass)|
|Tall Grass --> Dead Bush||Dirt (Grass) --> Cobblestone|
|Netherrack --> Cobblestone||Sand --> Cobblestone|
|Gravel --> Sandstone||Sandstone --> Gravel|
|Melon --> Pumpkin|
|Water --> Ice|
|Lava --> Obsidian|
|Oak Wood --> Pine Wood --> Birch Wood|
|Dandelion --> Rose|
Brown Mushroom --> Red Mushroom
|Oil --> Ice|
|Glass -> Sand|
If you have a suitable source of EMC in your inventory (Coal seems to work best for this), press "Release Charge" ("R" by default) while targeting a mob with the Philosopher's Stone to randomly transform it into another mob of the same hostility level (e.g. Cows will never become Creepers, and Creepers will never become Cows).
The Philosopher's Stone is used to craft many items, mostly within the Equivalent Exchange 2 mod. When you use the Philosopher's Stone to craft an item, it will always be returned to your inventory.
Equivalent Exchange 2 ItemsAlchemical Coal
Release Charge key (default R): Fires a projectile outwards. If it hits a mob, it will transform it into another random mob of that disposition, Peaceful or Aggressive. This effect costs 1 fuel (glowstone dust, redstone dust, etc.) Mobs added by other mods will turn into a slime or sheep randomly regardless of that mobs disposition. Sometimes, there is a bug that even when a mob is hit by this projectile, nothing happens.
Extra Function key (default C): Opens a Crafting Table. Due to some changes by Mojang, there is a bug making the Philosopher's Stone jump out of your table into your inventory or worse, disappear.
Special function key (default C then X): Opens an enchanting table where you can enchant tools and weapons lvl 1(I) to 10(X). You can choose your own enchant, it is part of the NEI cheat mod that you won't lose your exp lvl's. (Only works while in NEI "Cheat Mode")
Charge key (default V): Raises the power level, increasing the stone's area of effect.
Sneak+Charge (shift-V): Lowers the power level, decreasing the stone's area of effect.
Mode Select key (default M): Changes the realtime transformation shape from cube, panel, and line.
- There is a duplication bug when you put something in the crafting grid of the Philosopher's Stone and hold the Control and Shift keys.