Blocks

Minecraft Blocks

BlockDescriptionUsed InCrafting Recipe / Dropped By
Stone
Stone

Stone is a key element in Minecraft maps, found in cliff faces and making up most of the underground layers.

Stone Slab Stone Pressure Plate Stone Button Redstone Repeater
Cobblestone
Stone
Grass
Grass

A key block in Minecraft, grass appears as the top layer of dirt and covers most landscapes.

Dirt
Dirt

Dirt is very common in maps, making up the top layers covered by grass or snow. It is also found underground.

Grass
Cobblestone
Cobblestone

Cobblestone was introduced early in the game. It is obtained by mining stone and appears in dungeons, NPC villages and strongholds.

Stone Dispenser Piston Cobblestone Slab Furnace Cobblestone Stairs Lever Stone Axe Stone Hoe Stone Pickaxe Stone Shovel Stone Sword Stone
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank

Wooden Planks are a renewable resource, crafted from wood. This block is mainly used in construction.

Note Block Piston Wooden Slab Bookshelf Wooden Stairs Chest Workbench Wooden Pressure Plate Jukebox Trapdoor Bed Boat Bowl Sign Stick Wooden Axe 324_wooden_door Wooden Hoe Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Shovel Wooden Sword
Wood
Wooden Plank
Sapling
Sapling

An important Minecraft resource, saplings are used to grow trees that have been harvested. Saplings drop from decaying leaves.

Leaves
Sapling (Pine)
Sapling (Pine)

An important Minecraft resource, saplings are used to grow trees that have been harvested. Pine Saplings drop from leaves of Pine trees.

Leaves
Sapling (Birch)
Sapling (Birch)

An important Minecraft resource, saplings are used to grow trees that have been harvested. Birch Saplings drop from leaves of Birch trees.

Leaves (Birch)
Bedrock
Bedrock

Bedrock (or Adminium) blocks make up the bottom 5 layers of the map. Bedrock is indestructible except in creative mode

Water
Water

Water appears all around the Minecraft world in pools and ocean. Water blocks cannot be placed.

Water (Stationary)
Water (Stationary)

Water appears all around the Minecraft world in pools and ocean. Water blocks cannot be placed.

Lava
Lava

Lava occurs in underground pools and small lakes and flows. Lava is extremely common in The Nether. Lava blocks cannot be placed.

Lava (Stationary)
Lava (Stationary)

Lava occurs in underground pools and small lakes and flows. Lava is extremely common in The Nether. Lava blocks cannot be placed.

Sand
Sand

Sand blocks are found in beaches and deserts. A player always spawns on sand.Sand blocks obey gravity.

Glass Sandstone TNT
Gravel
Gravel

Gravel blocks are found in clusters scattered around the map. Gravel obeys gravity and has a 10% chance of dropping flint.

Gold Ore
Gold (Ore)

Gold is found underground in veins, most commonly below layer 32.

Gold Ingot
Iron Ore
Iron (Ore)

Iron Ore is a relatively common mineral, found in layers 0 to 67

Iron Ingot
Coal Ore
Coal (Ore)

Coal Ore is the most common mineral in minecraft. If is found at almost any elevation.

Wood
Wood

Wood is found in tree trunks and branches. It is abundant in most Minecraft maps.

Wooden Plank Charcoal
Wood (Pine)
Wood (Pine)

Pine Wood is found in trunks and branches of Pine Trees.

Wooden Plank Charcoal
Wood (Birch)
Wood (Birch)

Birch Wood is found in trunks and branches of Birch Trees. Birch is the rarest type of tree.

Wooden Plank Charcoal
Leaves
Leaves (Pine)

Pine Leaves appear on pine trees. They can be harvested with Shears. Decaying leaves drop Pine Saplings.

Leaves (Birch)
Leaves (Birch)

Birch Leaves appear on Birch trees. They can be harvested with Shears. Decaying leaves drop Birch Saplings.

Leaves
Leaves

Leaves appear on every tree. They can be harvested with Shears. Decaying leaves drop Saplings

Sponge
Sponge

Sponge Blocks are available in Creative Mode. Currently this block has no function or use.

Glass
Glass

Glass Block or used mainly for decoration. Glass blocks are crafted.

Sand
Glass
Lapis Lazuli Ore
Lapis Lazuli (Ore)

Lapis Lazuli Ore Blocks are found underground. When mined it drops 4-8 Lapis Lazuli Dye.

Lapis Lazuli Block
Lapis Lazuli (Block)

The Lapis Lazuli Block is crafted from Lapis Luzuli Dye. It is used as decoration or as storage for Lapis Lazuli Dye.

Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli Block
Dispenser
Dispenser

The Dispenser Block is a redstone powered device. It allows the player to place up to 9 items inside.

Cobblestone Cobblestone Cobblestone
Cobblestone Bow Cobblestone
Cobblestone Redstone Cobblestone
Dispenser
Sandstone
Sandstone

Sandstone is found beneath sand. It can also be crafted out of 4 sand blocks. It is not affected by gravity.

Sandstone Slab
Sand Sand
Sand Sand
Sandstone
Note Block
Note Block

Note Blocks are interactive blocks that play a note when hit by a player or powered by redstone.

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Redstone Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Note Block
Bed
Bed

Beds provide players with a way to skip to the next dawn. They also set your spawn location if you sleep in them.

Powered Rail
Powered Rail

The Powered Rail is a block used to boost or stop the momentum of mine carts. Powered rails have 2 states: on and off

Gold Ingot Gold Ingot
Gold Ingot Stick Gold Ingot
Gold Ingot Redstone Gold Ingot
Powered Rail
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Detector Rail

A Detector Rail is a type of rail that acts as a switch. When a cart is on top of the Detector Rail it generates a redstone signal.

Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Stone Pressure Plate Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Redstone Iron Ingot
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Sticky Piston
Sticky Piston

Sticky Pistons work like a normal Piston, but they pull back the block in front of to the piston head.

Slimeball
Piston
Sticky Piston
Web
Cobweb

Cobweb Blocks are found in abandoned mine shafts. They slow down the player movement (to about 15% of the walking speed).

Tall Grass (Dead Shrub)
Tall Grass (Dead Bush)

Tall Grass (Dead Bush) does not appear naturally. This block is not the same as Dead Bush found in deserts.

Tall Grass
Tall Grass

Tall Grass spawns on top of Grass blocks in certain biomes. It is not a solid block and does not obstruct movement.

Tall Grass (Fern)
Tall Grass (Fern)

Ferns (Tall Grass) spawn on top of Grass blocks in cold biomes. It is not a solid block, but a plant and does not obstruct movement.

Dead Shrub
Dead Bush

Dead Bush is found in desert biomes on top of sand. It is a non-solid block and does not obstruct movement.

Piston
Piston

Piston Blocks are capable of pushing most other blocks and entities. A piston can push a maximum of 12 blocks.

Sticky Piston
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Cobblestone Iron Ingot Cobblestone
Cobblestone Redstone Cobblestone
Piston
Piston Head
Piston Head

Piston Head (Block 34) is a block used by the piston’s extension arm.

Orange Wool
Orange Wool

Orange Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Orange Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Orange dye and then shear it.

White Wool Orange Dye
Orange Wool
Brown Wool
Brown Wool

Brown Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Cocoa Beans. Brown Wool is also found naturally on sheep.

White Wool Cocoa Beans
Brown Wool
Sheep
Magenta Wool
Magenta Wool

Magenta Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Magenta Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Magenta dye and then shear it.

White Wool Magenta Dye
Magenta Wool
Dark Green Wool
Green Wool

Green Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Cactus Green. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Cactus Green and then shear it.

White Wool Cactus Green
Dark Green Wool
Light Blue Wool
Light Blue Wool

Light Blue Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Light Blue Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Light Blue Dye and then shear it.

White Wool Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Wool
Red Wool
Red Wool

Red Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Rose Red. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Rose Red and then shear it.

White Wool Rose Red
Red Wool
Yellow Wool
Yellow Wool

Yellow Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Dandelion Yellow. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Dandelion Yellow and then shear it.

White Wool Dandelion Yellow
Yellow Wool
Black Wool
Black Wool

Black Wool is created by dyeing Wool using an Ink Sac. Black Wool is also found naturally on sheep and in NPC Villages.

White Wool Ink Sac
Black Wool
Sheep