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Sticky Pistons[edit]

There are 2 things I am confused about sticky pistons.

  1. Can they pull 12 blocks, or can they only pull 1 block?
  2. What happens when they try to pull blocks that cannot be pushed (like obsidian) or gets destroyed in the attempt (like mushrooms)?

I play pocket edition, so I can't test it out yet. 71.35.186.79 17:58, 7 February 2015 (UTC)

  1. "When a piston loses power, it will retract by simply pulling its head back, unless it is a sticky piston, in which case it will also pull the block in front of the head." - Piston#Usage
  2. If the block cannot be moved, the piston simply leaves it behind. That includes if the block normally breaks upon being pushed. I am adding this part to the article now.
KnightMiner (t·c) 17:27, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

6-sided piston[edit]

Could someone add something about the "6-sided piston" and "6-sided sticky piston"? This was a well-known block for making maps. 108.216.23.230 00:40, 4 May 2015 (UTC)

Nice, wasn't aware of it. Made mention of it in the 14w17a page, as well as the #Block data and #History sections on this page. – Sealbudsman (Aaron) SealbudsmanFace.png t/c 15:59, 4 May 2015 (UTC)