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Blocks are building materials that can be used to build structures in Minecraft. They are the main focus of all versions of Minecraft. Blocks can be Crafted or can be found naturally in Biomes, while some blocks are exclusive to Creative Mode.

The Overworld

Block ID Icon Name

Overview

1
Stone
Stone Found very commonly underground

1:1

Granite Block
Granite Found quite commonly underground
1:3
Diorite
Diorite Found quite commonly underground
1:5
Andesite
Andesite Found quite commonly underground
2
Grass
Grass Block Extremely common, found on the surface
3
Dirt
Dirt

Commonly found on the surface and uncommonly underground. Can be obtained by mining Grass Block

4
Cobblestone
Cobblestone Commonly found in Villages and Dungeons and can be obtained by mining Stone.
5
Oak Wood Planks
Wooden Planks Commonly found in Villages and can be crafted from logs
7
Bedrock
Bedrock Commonly found on layers 1-3, Protects players from falling into the void, can only be obtained In survival using inventory editors.
8
Water
Water Common fluid in Minecraft, found in all layers, found on River and Ocean Biomes, found on lakes. Can only be obtained from inventory editors.
9
Water
Stationary Water Can only be obtained in inventory editors, can be found on rivers with Caves naturally generated, changes back to water when block adjacent to it updates.
10
Lavastill
Lava Uncommon block found underground and rarely on the surface. Moves slower than Water. Burns mobs. Can only be obtained through inventory editors.
11
Lavastill
Stationary Lava Found on areas with slow terrain generation. Changes back to Lava when adjacent block is updated.
12
Sand
Sand Commonly found on River and Desert Biomes, found near bodies of water. Obeys gravity.
12:1
Red Sand
Red Sand Found only on Mesa Biomes. Obeys gravity.
13
Gravel NEW
Gravel Found underground and in Extreme Hills Biome. Obeys gravity.
14
Gold Ore
Gold Ore Rare ore found underground from layers 1 - 32. Drops itself when mined. Can be found at any layer in Mesa biomes.
15
Iron (Ore)
Iron Ore Common ore found underground and rarely on the surface from layers 1 - 64
16
Coal Ore
Coal Ore Very common ore found on all layers. Drops Coal when mined.
17
Wood
Wood Commonly found on the surface as a Tree.
17:1
Dark Oak Wood
Dark Oak Wood Found on Roofed Forest. Dark Oak variant.
17:2
Birch
Birch Wood Found in Birch Forest and Forest biomes
17:3
Jw
Jungle Wood Found in Jungle biomes
18
Oak Leaves
Oak (Leaves) Commonly found on the surface as a Tree. Drops Apples and Saplings.
18:1
Dark Oak Leaves
Redwood (Leaves) Commonly found on the surface as a Tree. Drops Saplings.
18:2
Birch Leaves
Birch (Leaves) Commonly found on the surface as a Tree. Drops Saplings.
18:3
Dark Oak Leaves
Jungle (Leaves) Commonly found on the surface as a Tree. Drops Saplings.
21
Lapis Lazuli (Ore)
Lapis Lazuli Ore Uncommon ore that spawns in layers 1 - 16. Drops Lapis Lazuli when mined.
23
Dispenser
Dispenser Found in Jungle Temples as part of arrow trap
24
Sandstone1
Sandstone Commonly found on Desert Biomes.
24:1
Sandstone chiseled
Chiseled Sandstone Commonly found in Desert Temples.
24:2
Sandstone chiseled
Smooth Sandstone Commonly found on Desert Temples and Desert Villages.
29
Sticky Piston
Sticky Piston Redstone device used to push or pull blocks. Found in Jungle Temples as part of trapdoor puzzle.
30
Cobweb
Cobweb Commonly found in Abandoned Mineshafts, Stronghold Libraries, and Abandoned Villages.
31:1
Double Tall Grass
Tall Grass Commonly found on most biomes and rarely underground
31:2
Fern
Fern Commonly found in Taiga, Mega Taiga, Extreme Hills, and Jungle biomes.
32
Dead Bush
Dead Bush Commonly found in Desert and Mesa biomes.
37
Flower dandelion
Dandelion Commonly found in Plains and Flower Forest Biomes.
38
Flower dandelion
Flowers Commonly found in Flower Forest Biomes.
39
Brown Mushroom
Brown Mushroom Commonly found in dark places and in Mushroom Island Biomes.
40
Red Mushroom
Red Mushroom Commonly found in dark places and in Mushroom Island Biomes.
43
Double Stone Slab
Double Stone Slabs Found on Village Blacksmiths. Decorational blocks.
44
Stone Slab
Stone Slabs Half-height blocks. Generates as Village Blacksmith rooftop.
46
TNT
TNT Found in Desert Temples as traps. Destroys blocks in radius.
47
Bookshelf
Bookshelf Commonly found in Libraries.
48
Stone mossy
Moss Stone Commonly found in Mossy Cobblestone Boulders and Dungeons
49
Obsidian
Obsidian Commonly found in Lava Lakes when water pass them.
50
Torch
Torch Commonly found in Villages, Abandoned Mineshafts and Strongholds.
51
051
Fire Commonly found when something is burning next to Lava Lakes or Village Blacksmiths
52
Monster spawner
Monster Spawner Commonly found in Dungeons
53
Oak Wood Stairs
Oak Wood Stairs Commonly found in Villages
54
Chest
Chest Commonly found in Dungeons, Villages, Strongholds. Contain loots.
55
Redstone (Wire, Inventory, Pocket)
Redstone Wire Placed Redstone wiring. Found in Jungle Temples as part of trapdoor puzzle.
56
Diamond (Ore)
Diamond Ore Rare ore found underground from layer 5-12. Drops 1 Diamond.
58
Crafting Table
Crafting Table Commonly found in Village Libraries
59
Crops
Crops Commonly found in Village Farms
60
Farmland
Farmland Commonly found in Village Farms
61
Furnaceblock
Furnace Commonly found in Village Blacksmiths.
64
Wooden Door
Wooden Door Commonly found in Village Houses
65
Ladders
Ladder Commonly found in Village Huts
66
Rails
Rail Commonly found in Abandoned Mineshafts
67
Cobblestone stairs
Stone Stairs Commonly found in Villages
69
Lever
Lever Provides redstone signal. Found in Jungle Temple as part of trapdoor puzzle.
73
Redstone (Ore)
Redstone Ore Common ores found underground below layer 16. Drop Redstone Dust when mined.
74
Redstone (Ore)
Glowing Redstone Ore Redstone ores that have been interacted or touched.
78
Grassy Snow
Top Snow Commonly found in cold biomes.
79
Ice
Ice Commonly found in Frozen Rivers.
80
Snow block
Snow (block) Commonly found in Ice Spike Biomes.
81
Cactus
Cactus Commonly found in Desert Biomes.
82
Clay (Block)
Clay Block Commonly found in Rivers. Drop Clay when mined.
83
Sugar cane item
Sugar Cane Commonly found next to water.
85
Fence
Oak Fence Commonly found as part of Abandoned Mineshafts, behind Village Houses and tables.
86
Yo Pumkin
Pumpkin Rare blocks that found in small patches in Plain, Taiga or Savannah biomes.
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Repeater on
Redstone Repeater Boosts and delays Redstone signals. Found in Jungle Temple as part of trapdoor puzzle.
97
Stone
Monster Egg Commonly found in Extreme Hill Biomes and strongholds. Spawns Silverfish when mined.
98
Stone Brick
Stone Bricks Commonly found in Strongholds.
99
Grid Brown Mushroom (block)
Brown Mushroom (Block) Commonly found on Giant Brown Mushrooms. Drops Brown Mushroom when mined.
100
Grid Red Mushroom (block)
Red Mushroom (Block) Commonly found on Giant Red Mushrooms. Drops Red Mushroom when mined.
101
Iron bars
Iron Bars Commonly found in Village Blacksmiths and Strongholds.
102
Glass Pane
Glass Pane Commonly found in Villages as windows.
103
Melon (Block)
Melon Block Commonly found in Jungle Biomes.
106
Vine
Vines Commonly found on trees.
110
Mycelium
Mycelium Commonly found on Mushroom Island Biomes. Spreads to nearby dirt/grass blocks.
111
Lily Pad
Lily Pads Commonly found in Swamp Biomes. Can be placed above Water blocks.
118
Cauldron
Cauldron Commonly found in Witch Huts.
120
End Portal Frame
End Portal Frame Commonly found in Strongholds, in portal room.
127
COcoa
Cocoa Bean Commonly found in Jungle Biomes.
128
Sandstone stair
Sandstone Stairs Commonly found in Desert Villages.
129
Emerald Ore
Emerald Ore Rare ore found underground in Extreme Hill Biomes. Drops Emerald when mined.
131
Tripwire Hook
Tripwire Hook Found in Jungle temple as part of arrow trap.
141
Carrot (Block)
Carrot Commonly found in Village Farms as crop.
142
Potatoes (Block)
Potato Commonly found in Village Farms as crop.
159
Red Stained Clay
Terracotta Commonly found in Mesa Biomes.
161
120px-Acacia Leaves
Acacia (Leaves) Commonly found on Acacia Trees. Drop Saplings.
161:1
Acacia Leaves
Dark Oak (Leaves) Commonly found on Dark Oak Trees. Drop Saplings.
162
Acacia Wood
Acacia Wood Commonly found on Acacia Trees.
162:1
Dark Oak Wood
Dark Oak Wood Commonly found on Dark Oak Trees.
165
Slime Block
Slime Block Rarely found in Swamp biome.
168
Prismarine
Prismarine Commonly found in Ocean Monument.
169
Sea Lantern
Sea Lantern Commonly found in Ocean Monument.
171
Red Carpet
Carpet Commonly found in Villages as part of tables.
172
Hardened Clay
Hardened Clay Commonly found in Mesa biomes.
174
Packed Ice
Packed Ice Commonly found in Ice Spike biomes.
175
Sunflower
Large Flowers Commonly found in small patches in Plain and Extreme Hill Biomes. Are two blocks high.
244
Beetroot (Block)
Beetroot Commonly found on Villages.
243
Podzol
Podzol Found in the Mega Taiga Biome.

The Nether

Block ID Icon Name Overview
7
Bedrock
Bedrock Commonly found on layers 1-3 and 126-128, Protects players from falling into the void, cannot be obtained in survival
10
Lavastill
Lava Common block found underground and on the surface. Burns mobs. Can only be obatined through Inventory Editors
11
Lavastill
Stationary Lava Found on areas with slow terrain generation. Changes back to lava when adjacent block is updated.
13
Gravel NEW
Gravel Found underground and on surface. Obeys gravity.
49
Obsidian
Obsidian Spawn as Portal frame.
51
051
Fire Commonly found on surface.
52
Monster spawner
Monster Spawner Commonly found in Nether Fortresses.
54
Chest
Chest Commonly found in Nether Fortresses. Contain loots.
87
Netherrack
Netherrack Commonly found anywhere.
88
Soul Sand
Soul Sand Commonly found on surface and in Nether Fortresses.
89
Glowstone block
Glowstone Commonly found as Glowstone Cluster
90
Portal Nether
Nether Portal Block Spawns within the Nether Portal.
112
Nether Brick
Nether Brick Block Commonly found in Nether Fortresses.
113
Nether Brick Fence
Nether Brick Fence Commonly found in Nether Fortresses.
114
Nether Brick Stairs
Nether Brick Stairs Commonly found in Nether Fortresses.
115
Nether Wart
Nether Wart Commonly found growing on Netherrack.
153
Nether Quartz Ore
Nether Quartz Ore Common Ore can found anywhere in the Nether. Drops Nether Quartz when mined.

The End

Block ID Icon Name Overview
121
End Stone
End Stone The chief constituent material of The End dimension.
122
Dragon Egg
Dragon Egg A "prize" won by the Player when the Ender Dragon is defeated.
130
Ender Chest
Ender Chest Entity. Used to store and protect items and blocks. Found in End Cities.
198
End Rod
End Rod Used as a light source. Commonly found in End Cities.
199
Chorus Plant
Chorus Plant When broken, it yields Chorus Fruit.
200
Chorus Flower stages
Chorus Flower Grows on Chorus Plants.
201
Purpur Block
Purpur Block A Decorative Block. Commonly found in End Cities.
202
Purpur Pillar
Purpur Pillar A Decorative Block. Commonly found in End Cities.
205
Purpur Slab
Purpur Slab A Decorative Block. Commonly found in End Cities.
206
End Stone Bricks
End Stone Brick A Decorative Block. Commonly found in End Cities.

Other Blocks

Block ID Icon Name Overview
0 Air Null blocks
1:2
Polished Granite
Polished Granite A decorative block
1:4
Polished Diorite
Polished Diorite A decorative block
1:6
Polished Andesite
Polished Andesite A decorative block
19
Sponge
Sponge Used to remove water in a four block radius from placement
20
Glass
Glass Semi-transparent decorative blocks. Acquired by smelting Sand.
22
Lapis Lazuli Block New
Block of Lapis Lazuli Building block
25
Note Block
Note Blocks Produces tones when powered by a Redstone power. Tones can be altered by interacting with it.
26
Bed
Bed Used to set a new spawn point. Skips the night when interacted.
27
Powered rail
Powered Rail Speeds Minecarts when powered by Redstone.
28
DetectorRail
Detector Rail Produces Redstone power when Minecarts pass through it.
33
Piston
Piston Redstone device used to push blocks
35
Wool
Wool Dropped by Sheep. Decorative blocks.
41
Gold block
Block of Gold Decorational blocks. Obtained through crafting.
42
Iron (Block)
Block of Iron Decorational blocks. Used to spawn Iron Golems.
45
Brick (Block)
Bricks (Block) Decorational blocks. Obtained through crafting.
57
Diamond
Block of Diamond Decorational blocks. Obtained through crafting.
62
Furnace (Active)
Furnace (Active) Replaces Furnace duirng smelting. Reverts back to a Furnace when finished.
63/68
Sign
Sign Decorative block, used to display letters on it
70/72
Stone Pressure Plate
Pressure Plate Provides redstone source when an entity is on top of it
71
Iron Door
Iron_Door A door that only opens by redstone signal and can not be broken by zombies.
75/76
Redstone Torches
Redstone Torch Provides light and a redstone source that can be switched off
77/143
Buttons
Button Provides temporary redstone source
91
Jack
Jack O'Lantern A decorative block that provides a light source
92
Cake
Cake A block that is also a food item.
96
Trapdoor
Trapdoor Provides access through roof or floor and can used to trick mobs into falling
107
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Fence Gate Allows player passage through fences
116
Enchantment Table
Enchantment Table Mechanics block, used to enchant player items
117
Brewing Stand
Brewing Stand Mechanics block, used to brew Potions
123/124
On
Redstone Lamp Redstone device that provides a switchable light source
125
ActivatorRail
Activator Rail Activates Minecart functions when they pass over it.
133
Block of Emerald
Block of Emerald Building block
137/188/189
Command Blocks
Command Block Used to execute in-game commands
138
Beacon Block
Beacon Used to provide Status Effects to players in the vicinity.
139
Cobblestone Wall
Cobblestone Wall Non-flammable fence.
140
Flower Pot
Flower Pot Used to display vegetation
144
Heads
Mob Head Decorative, if not macabre, block. In item form, can also be used as helmet/mask.
145
Anvil
Anvil Mechanics block, Used to enchant, repair, rename items and tools. Obeys gravity.
146
Redstone Comparator (Active)
Redstone Comparator Used to store items and provides redstone source when opened.
149/150
Trapped Chest
Trapped Chest Redstone-mechanics Block that outputs the difference of input redstone signal strenths
151/178
Daylight Sensors
Daylight Sensor Produces redstone signal strength in proportion to intensity of light
152
Block of Redstone
Block of Redstone Redstone-mechanics Block
155
Block of Nether Quartz
Block of Quartz Building block
167
Iron Trapdoor
Iron Trapdoor Same function as wooden trapdoor, but requires redstone signal to open
170
Hay
Hay Bale Decorative blocks.
173
Block of Coal
Block of Coal Fuels, building block
179
Red Sandstone
Red Sandstone Decorational blocks. Obtained through crafting.
198
Grass Path
Grass Path Decorational block. Created by tapping a Grass block with a shovel.
207
Ice
Frosted Ice Same properties as Ice. Generated by player use of Frostwalker enchantment.
218
ShulkerBoxes
Shulker Box Container for items. Differs from chest in that it still contains items when broken and carried as item itself.
219-235
Glazed Terracotta
Glazed Terracotta Decorational blocks. Obtained through crafting.
236
Concrete
Concrete Decorational blocks. Obtained through crafting.
237
Concrete powder
Concrete Powder Decorational blocks. Obtained through crafting.
245
Stonecutter
Stonecutter Mechanics block, used to craft Stone-related blocks
251
Observer
Observer Redstone-mechanics Block. Block update detector.

Key

  • Green – Only obtainable through Creative Mode.
  • Blue – Dropped when mined using enchanted tools or available in Creative.
  • Red – Unobtainable in-game. Can only be obtained using inventory editors.
  • Purple – Requires data from the data array to fully define the block.

Trivia

  • Some blocks like Mycelium emit particles, while some like Glowstone emit light.

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