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Sponge
Sponge

Type

Block

Tool Used

Any

Stackable

Yes (64)

Luminosity

None

Transparency

None

First Appearance

Update 0.8.0

A Sponge is a Decorative Block introduced in Update 0.8.0.

Obtaining

The Player must go to an Ocean Monument and find a Wet Sponge. Next, the Player must smelt the Wet Sponge in a Furnace, which will then result in a Sponge.

Another way to obtain the Block is to kill an Elder Guardian.

Smelting

  • 1 Wet Sponge + Any Fuel => 1 Sponge

Usage

In Update 0.16.0, Sponges received the ability to soak up Water. This is useful for clearing up large Water bodies.

Doing so will turn the Sponge into a Wet Sponge, and will remove its ability to soak water.

Trivia

  • The Sponge texture was changed to the PC 1.8 texture in Update 0.16.0.
  • Only 3 Elder Guardians spawn per Ocean Monument. Thus, this does not make Sponges renewable.
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