Netherrack

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Netherrack
Netherrack.png

Type

Solid Block

Physics

No

Transparency

No

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

2

Hardness

0.4

Tool


Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No
(burns indefinitely when manually ignited)

First appearances

See History

Experience

Smelted: 0.1

Drops

Itself

Data value

dec: 87 hex: 57 bin: 1010111

Name

netherrack

Netherrack is a rock-like block found in the Nether.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Netherrack can only be collected with a pickaxe.

Block
Netherrack
Hardness 0.4
Tool
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 2
Wooden 0.35
Stone 0.2
Iron 0.1
Diamond 0.1
Golden 0.05
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Netherrack makes up most of the Nether's terrain.

Endermen[edit | edit source]

Endermen can pick up netherrack,[upcoming 1.10] and will drop the block they are holding if killed.

Usage[edit | edit source]

When netherrack's top is lit on fire, it burns infinitely.

Smelting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Smelting recipe

Nether Brick (item)

Netherrack +
Any fuel









Video[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Alpha
1.2.0 Added netherrack, originally called "bloodstone", and referred to by Notch at one point as "netherstone"[1]
Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9-pre5 Netherrack-Pre Beta 1.9pre5.png Netherrack's texture was slightly changed.
1.5 13w01a Netherrack can now be smelted into a Nether Brick item, which are used to craft a Nether Brick block, just like clay can become normal bricks
13w02a Netherrack now uses the hellrock.png texture in texture packs.
1.8 14w27b Netherrack's texture is now randomly rotated depending on position.
Official release
1.10 16w20a Endermen can now pick up netherrack.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.6.0 Added netherrack, which now generates as the main block of the Nether reactor instead of obsidian.
0.7.1 Netherrack is now flammable.
0.12.1 The Nether reactor has been removed and replaced with the actual Nether, and this is the way to get netherrack now.
Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Added netherrack.

Issues[edit | edit source]

Issues relating to “Netherrack” are maintained on the issue tracker. Report issues there.

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]