It has many helpful uses such as being used as a counter-weight or a stepping stone. In this respect, it is similar to anvils. However, much like anvils, it can be abused by trolls. Possible troll uses include spamming, blocking paths, and destroying bridges.
Although it could serve the same purpose of an anvil, it does not have the same physical properties as an anvil. It has a lower mass and higher density. It is currently unknown whether it will be made into an official shaman item.