Portable Hole

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This article is about the Portable Hole from Thaumcraft 3. You may be looking for the Wand Focus: Portable Hole from Thaumcraft 4.

Portable Hole
Portable Hole

Name Portable Hole
Source Mod Thaumcraft 3
ID Name Unknown
Type Item
Stackable No

Upon right-clicking a block, the Portable Hole will attempt to create a hole in the world as long as it is able to find an opening, allowing you to walk through non-complex blocks for a few seconds.

To use the Portable Hole, you drain vis from the aura depending on the length of the hole that is created. The Portable Hole will then recharge itself using vis. The hole that is made is 3x3 and can go both vertically and horizontally, the longer the hole created is, the longer it will stay open.

Research Scroll[edit]

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Research Requirements

Motus Permutatio Vacuos

Thaumonomicon Entry[edit]

You have succeeded in creating a Portable Hole. Simply placed placing this strange sheet of fabric against a solid surface will reveal an extra dimensional passage leading to the other side. This 'hole' only remains open for a few seconds and drains charge from the Portable Hole equal to the amount of matter shifted. The hole does recharge itself by drawing vis from the aura.

'Holes cannot be created through certain kinds of matter or particularly complex objects.


GUI Infusion Altar (TC3).png
Infusion Altar

Enchanted Fabric (Thaumcraft 3)
Enchanted Fabric (Thaumcraft 3)
Ender Pearl
Enchanted Fabric (Thaumcraft 3)
Enchanted Fabric (Thaumcraft 3)

Portable Hole
200 Vis
Wand of the Adept
50 Vis

Known Bugs[edit]

It is still possible to fall through Quicksand, even when the Portable Hole is used to travel through it.