Purpur Block

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Purpur Block
Purpur Block.pngPurpur Pillar.png


Transparency

No

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

30

Tool


Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No

Drops

Itself

Data values

Block:
PC: dec: 201 hex: C9 bin: 11001001
PE: dec: 2010 hex: C90 bin: 110010010
Pillar:
PC: dec: 202 hex: CA bin: 11001010
PE: dec: 2012 hex: C92 bin: 110010012

Name

Block:
purpur_block
Pillar:
PC: purpur_pillar
PE: purpur_block

Purpur blocks and purpur pillars are decorative blocks that are naturally generated in end city dungeons in the End.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Purpur blocks and pillars can be mined using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it will drop nothing.

Block
Purpur Block


Purpur Pillar
Hardness 1.5
Tool
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 7.5
Wooden 1.15
Stone 0.6
Iron 0.4
Diamond 0.3
Golden 0.2
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Purpur Block Popped Chorus Fruit











4
Purpur Pillar Purpur Slab











Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Purpur blocks and pillars can be found naturally as part of the structure of end cities.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Purpur blocks and pillars are primarily decorative blocks, similar to other brick-type blocks. They can also be used to craft different variants of the block.

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Purpur Slab Any Purpur Block Can use purpur block and pillar interchangeably.
Pocket Edition only.
Purpur Slab Purpur Block Can use purpur block only, not the pillar.
Computer and Console Edition only.
Purpur Stairs Purpur Block Can use purpur block only, not the pillar.
Computer and Console Edition only.
Purpur Stairs Any Purpur Block Can use purpur block and pillar interchangeably.
Pocket Edition only.

Data values[edit | edit source]

ID[edit | edit source]

Block Name
Purpur Block purpur_block
Purpur Pillar purpur_pillar

Block state[edit | edit source]

See also: Block states

minecraft:purpur_pillar

Name Value Description

 axis
x The pillar is oriented east–west.
y The pillar is oriented vertically.
z The pillar is oriented north–south.

History[edit | edit source]

Official release
1.9 June 22, 2015 Jeb reveals purpur blocks on Instagram, with the words "MINECON 2015 HYPE!"
15w31a Added purpur blocks and purpur pillars.
Pocket Edition
1.0 build 1 Added purpur blocks and purpur pillars.
Console Edition
TU46 CU36 1.38 Patch 15 Added purpur blocks and purpur pillars.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Purpur is the word for purple in multiple languages, including Swedish, German, and Cornish.

Gallery[edit | edit source]