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All of the blocks in Java Edition 1.12.2

Blocks are the basic units of structure in Minecraft.

Behavior

Blocks are arranged in a grid, each cell of which is 1 cubic meter, and are snapped to it, which means a block cannot be in more than one cell.

Together, blocks and fluids build up the in-game environment and can be harvested and utilized in various fashions. Some blocks, such as dirt and sandstone, are opaque, while other blocks, such as glass and ice, are transparent.

Some blocks, such as torches and glowstone, will emit light. The amount of light they emit varies widely; see this table of light values for further information. Opaque blocks completely block light, while transparent blocks either have no effect on light or merely weaken it.

Almost all blocks will ignore gravity, with the exception of sand, red sand, gravel, anvils, dragon eggs, concrete powder, scaffolding, and snow[Legacy Console and Bedrock editions only].

Mostly, only one block can occupy a single grid cell at a time. The only exceptions to this are snow layers‌[Bedrock Edition only], which can combine with each other up to eight in a cell, and water, which can combine with most non-full-size blocks using a game mechanic called waterlogging.

Block height

Most solid blocks are 1 meter high (3.28084 ft), but certain blocks (especially slabs and stairs) have non-standard block heights.

A player can automatically step up from a lower to a higher height if the difference is at most 0.6 (35) of a block, or 1.9685 feet.

Also the world height limit is 256 blocks/meters (839.895 ft).

Textures

The textures on the faces of blocks are 16×16 pixels. Most blocks are proportionately one cubic meter by default, but their shape can be changed using models. Most blocks also have static textures, though water, lava, Nether portal, End portal, End gateway, fire, sea lantern, command block, prismarine, and magma blocks are animated.

Using resource packs, the player can change the textures and resolution of blocks, including whether their texture is animated. They can also change the shapes of blocks using models and the size of blocks to any size with equal width and height, though sizes that are a power of two tend to work better.

List of blocks

Blocks with a gray background cannot be obtained in the inventory.

Block
Acacia Button.png Acacia Button
Acacia Door.png Acacia Door
Acacia Fence.png Acacia Fence
Acacia Fence Gate.png Acacia Fence Gate
Leaves.png Acacia Leaves
Acacia Log Axis Y.png Acacia Log
Acacia Planks.png Acacia Planks
Acacia Pressure Plate.png Acacia Pressure Plate
Acacia Sapling.png Acacia Sapling
Acacia Standing Sign.png Acacia Sign
Acacia Slab.png Acacia Slab
Acacia Stairs.png Acacia Stairs
Acacia Trapdoor.png Acacia Trapdoor
Acacia Wall Sign.png Acacia Wall Sign
Acacia Wood.png Acacia Wood
Activator Rail.png Activator Rail
Air
Allium.png Allium
Andesite.png Andesite
Andesite Slab.png Andesite Slab
Andesite Stairs.png Andesite Stairs
Andesite Wall.png Andesite Wall
Anvil.png Anvil
Attached Stem.png Attached Melon Stem
Attached Stem.png Attached Pumpkin Stem
Azure Bluet.png Azure Bluet
Leafless Bamboo.png Bamboo
Bamboo Sapling.png Bamboo Sapling
Barrel.png Barrel
Barrier.png Barrier
Beacon.png Beacon
Bedrock.png Bedrock
Beetroots.png Beetroots
Bell.png Bell
Birch Button.png Birch Button
Birch Door.png Birch Door
Birch Fence.png Birch Fence
Birch Fence Gate.png Birch Fence Gate
Birch Leaves.png Birch Leaves
Birch Log Axis Y.png Birch Log
Birch Planks.png Birch Planks
Birch Pressure Plate.png Birch Pressure Plate
Birch Sapling.png Birch Sapling
Birch Standing Sign.png Birch Sign
Birch Slab.png Birch Slab
Birch Stairs.png Birch Stairs
Birch Trapdoor.png Birch Trapdoor
Birch Wall Sign.png Birch Wall Sign
Birch Wood.png Birch Wood
Black Banner.png Black Banner
Black Bed.png Black Bed
Black Carpet.png Black Carpet
Black Concrete.png Black Concrete
Black Concrete Powder.png Black Concrete Powder
Black Glazed Terracotta.png Black Glazed Terracotta
Black Shulker Box.png Black Shulker Box
Black Stained Glass.png Black Stained Glass
Black Stained Glass Pane.png Black Stained Glass Pane
Black Terracotta.png Black Terracotta
Black Wall Banner.png Black Wall Banner
Black Wool.png Black Wool
Blast Furnace.png Blast Furnace
Block of Coal.png Block of Coal
Block of Diamond.png Block of Diamond
Block of Emerald.png Block of Emerald
Block of Gold.png Block of Gold
Block of Iron.png Block of Iron
Block of Quartz.png Block of Quartz
Block of Redstone.png Block of Redstone
Blue Banner.png Blue Banner
Blue Bed.png Blue Bed
Blue Carpet.png Blue Carpet
Blue Concrete.png Blue Concrete
Blue Concrete Powder.png Blue Concrete Powder
Blue Glazed Terracotta.png Blue Glazed Terracotta
Blue Ice.png Blue Ice
Blue Orchid.png Blue Orchid
Blue Shulker Box.png Blue Shulker Box
Blue Stained Glass.png Blue Stained Glass
Blue Stained Glass Pane.png Blue Stained Glass Pane
Blue Terracotta.png Blue Terracotta
Blue Wall Banner.png Blue Wall Banner
Blue Wool.png Blue Wool
Bone Block Axis Y.png Bone Block
Bookshelf.png Bookshelf
Brain Coral.png Brain Coral
Brain Coral Block.png Brain Coral Block
Brain Coral Fan.png Brain Coral Fan
Brain Coral Wall Fan.png Brain Coral Wall Fan
Brewing Stand.png Brewing Stand
Brick Slab.png Brick Slab
Brick Stairs.png Brick Stairs
Brick Wall.png Brick Wall
Bricks.png Bricks
Brown Banner.png Brown Banner
Brown Bed.png Brown Bed
Brown Carpet.png Brown Carpet
Brown Concrete.png Brown Concrete
Brown Concrete Powder.png Brown Concrete Powder
Brown Glazed Terracotta.png Brown Glazed Terracotta
Brown Mushroom.png Brown Mushroom
Brown Mushroom Block.png Brown Mushroom Block
Brown Shulker Box.png Brown Shulker Box
Brown Stained Glass.png Brown Stained Glass
Brown Stained Glass Pane.png Brown Stained Glass Pane
Brown Terracotta.png Brown Terracotta
Brown Wall Banner.png Brown Wall Banner
Brown Wool.png Brown Wool
Bubble Column.png Bubble Column
Bubble Coral.png Bubble Coral
Bubble Coral Block.png Bubble Coral Block
Bubble Coral Fan.png Bubble Coral Fan
Bubble Coral Wall Fan.png Bubble Coral Wall Fan
Cactus.png Cactus
Cake.png Cake
Campfire.png Campfire
Carrots.png Carrots
Cartography Table.png Cartography Table
Carved Pumpkin.png Carved Pumpkin
Cauldron.png Cauldron
Cave Air
Chain Command Block.png Chain Command Block
Chest.png Chest
Chipped Anvil.png Chipped Anvil
Chiseled Quartz Block Axis Y.png Chiseled Quartz Block
Chiseled Red Sandstone.png Chiseled Red Sandstone
Chiseled Sandstone.png Chiseled Sandstone
Chiseled Stone Bricks.png Chiseled Stone Bricks
Chorus Flower.png Chorus Flower
Chorus Plant.png Chorus Plant
Clay Block.png Clay
Coal Ore.png Coal Ore
Coarse Dirt.png Coarse Dirt
Cobblestone.png Cobblestone
Cobblestone Slab.png Cobblestone Slab
Cobblestone Stairs.png Cobblestone Stairs
Cobblestone Wall.png Cobblestone Wall
Cobweb.png Cobweb
Cocoa.png Cocoa
Impulse Command Block.png Command Block
Composter.png Composter
Conduit.png Conduit
Cornflower.png Cornflower
Cracked Stone Bricks.png Cracked Stone Bricks
Crafting Table.png Crafting Table
Creeper Head.png Creeper Head
Creeper Head.png Creeper Wall Head
Cut Red Sandstone.png Cut Red Sandstone
Cut Red Sandstone Slab.png Cut Red Sandstone Slab
Cut Sandstone.png Cut Sandstone
Cut Sandstone Slab.png Cut Sandstone Slab
Cyan Banner.png Cyan Banner
Cyan Bed.png Cyan Bed
Cyan Carpet.png Cyan Carpet
Cyan Concrete.png Cyan Concrete
Cyan Concrete Powder.png Cyan Concrete Powder
Cyan Glazed Terracotta.png Cyan Glazed Terracotta
Cyan Shulker Box.png Cyan Shulker Box
Cyan Stained Glass.png Cyan Stained Glass
Cyan Stained Glass Pane.png Cyan Stained Glass Pane
Cyan Terracotta.png Cyan Terracotta
Cyan Wall Banner.png Cyan Wall Banner
Cyan Wool.png Cyan Wool
Damaged Anvil.png Damaged Anvil
Dandelion.png Dandelion
Dark Oak Button.png Dark Oak Button
Dark Oak Door.png Dark Oak Door
Dark Oak Fence.png Dark Oak Fence
Dark Oak Fence Gate.png Dark Oak Fence Gate
Leaves.png Dark Oak Leaves
Dark Oak Log Axis Y.png Dark Oak Log
Dark Oak Planks.png Dark Oak Planks
Dark Oak Pressure Plate.png Dark Oak Pressure Plate
Dark Oak Sapling.png Dark Oak Sapling
Dark Oak Standing Sign.png Dark Oak Sign
Dark Oak Slab.png Dark Oak Slab
Dark Oak Stairs.png Dark Oak Stairs
Dark Oak Trapdoor.png Dark Oak Trapdoor
Dark Oak Wall Sign.png Dark Oak Wall Sign
Dark Oak Wood.png Dark Oak Wood
Dark Prismarine.png Dark Prismarine
Dark Prismarine Slab.png Dark Prismarine Slab
Dark Prismarine Stairs.png Dark Prismarine Stairs
Daylight Detector.png Daylight Detector
Dead Brain Coral.png Dead Brain Coral
Dead Brain Coral Block.png Dead Brain Coral Block
Dead Brain Coral Fan.png Dead Brain Coral Fan
Dead Brain Coral Wall Fan.png Dead Brain Coral Wall Fan
Dead Bubble Coral.png Dead Bubble Coral
Dead Bubble Coral Block.png Dead Bubble Coral Block
Dead Bubble Coral Fan.png Dead Bubble Coral Fan
Dead Bubble Coral Wall Fan.png Dead Bubble Coral Wall Fan
Dead Bush.png Dead Bush
Dead Fire Coral.png Dead Fire Coral
Dead Fire Coral Block.png Dead Fire Coral Block
Dead Fire Coral Fan.png Dead Fire Coral Fan
Dead Fire Coral Wall Fan.png Dead Fire Coral Wall Fan
Dead Horn Coral.png Dead Horn Coral
Dead Horn Coral Block.png Dead Horn Coral Block
Dead Horn Coral Fan.png Dead Horn Coral Fan
Dead Horn Coral Wall Fan.png Dead Horn Coral Wall Fan
Dead Tube Coral.png Dead Tube Coral
Dead Tube Coral Block.png Dead Tube Coral Block
Dead Tube Coral Fan.png Dead Tube Coral Fan
Dead Tube Coral Wall Fan.png Dead Tube Coral Wall Fan
Detector Rail.png Detector Rail
Diamond Ore.png Diamond Ore
Diorite.png Diorite
Diorite Slab.png Diorite Slab
Diorite Stairs.png Diorite Stairs
Diorite Wall.png Diorite Wall
Dirt.png Dirt
Dispenser.png Dispenser
Dragon Egg.png Dragon Egg
Dragon Head.png Dragon Head
Dragon Head.png Dragon Wall Head
Dried Kelp Block.png Dried Kelp Block
Dropper.png Dropper
Emerald Ore.png Emerald Ore
Enchanting Table.png Enchanting Table
End Gateway.png End Gateway
End Portal.png End Portal
End Portal Frame.png End Portal Frame
End Rod.png End Rod
End Stone.png End Stone
End Stone Brick Slab.png End Stone Brick Slab
End Stone Brick Stairs.png End Stone Brick Stairs
End Stone Brick Wall.png End Stone Brick Wall
End Stone Bricks.png End Stone Bricks
Ender Chest.png Ender Chest
Farmland.png Farmland
Fern.png Fern
Fire.png Fire
Fire Coral.png Fire Coral
Fire Coral Block.png Fire Coral Block
Fire Coral Fan.png Fire Coral Fan
Fire Coral Wall Fan.png Fire Coral Wall Fan
Fletching Table.png Fletching Table
Flower Pot.png Flower Pot
Frosted Ice 1.png Frosted Ice
Furnace.png Furnace
Glass.png Glass
Glass Pane.png Glass Pane
Glowstone.png Glowstone
Gold Ore.png Gold Ore
Granite.png Granite
Granite Slab.png Granite Slab
Granite Stairs.png Granite Stairs
Granite Wall.png Granite Wall
Grass.png Grass
Grass Block.png Grass Block
Grass Path.png Grass Path
Gravel.png Gravel
Gray Banner.png Gray Banner
Gray Bed.png Gray Bed
Gray Carpet.png Gray Carpet
Gray Concrete.png Gray Concrete
Gray Concrete Powder.png Gray Concrete Powder
Gray Glazed Terracotta.png Gray Glazed Terracotta
Gray Shulker Box.png Gray Shulker Box
Gray Stained Glass.png Gray Stained Glass
Gray Stained Glass Pane.png Gray Stained Glass Pane
Gray Terracotta.png Gray Terracotta
Gray Wall Banner.png Gray Wall Banner
Gray Wool.png Gray Wool
Green Banner.png Green Banner
Green Bed.png Green Bed
Green Carpet.png Green Carpet
Green Concrete.png Green Concrete
Green Concrete Powder.png Green Concrete Powder
Green Glazed Terracotta.png Green Glazed Terracotta
Green Shulker Box.png Green Shulker Box
Green Stained Glass.png Green Stained Glass
Green Stained Glass Pane.png Green Stained Glass Pane
Green Terracotta.png Green Terracotta
Green Wall Banner.png Green Wall Banner
Green Wool.png Green Wool
Grindstone.png Grindstone
Hay Bale Axis Y.png Hay Bale
Heavy Weighted Pressure Plate.png Heavy Weighted Pressure Plate
Hopper.png Hopper
Horn Coral.png Horn Coral
Horn Coral Block.png Horn Coral Block
Horn Coral Fan.png Horn Coral Fan
Horn Coral Wall Fan.png Horn Coral Wall Fan
Ice.png Ice
Chiseled Stone Bricks.png Infested Chiseled Stone Bricks
Cobblestone.png Infested Cobblestone
Cracked Stone Bricks.png Infested Cracked Stone Bricks
Mossy Stone Bricks.png Infested Mossy Stone Bricks
Stone.png Infested Stone
Stone Bricks.png Infested Stone Bricks
Iron Bars.png Iron Bars
Iron Door.png Iron Door
Iron Ore.png Iron Ore
Iron Trapdoor.png Iron Trapdoor
Jack o'Lantern.png Jack o'Lantern
Jigsaw Block.png Jigsaw Block
Jukebox.png Jukebox
Jungle Button.png Jungle Button
Jungle Door.png Jungle Door
Jungle Fence.png Jungle Fence
Jungle Fence Gate.png Jungle Fence Gate
Jungle Leaves.png Jungle Leaves
Jungle Log Axis Y.png Jungle Log
Jungle Planks.png Jungle Planks
Jungle Pressure Plate.png Jungle Pressure Plate
Jungle Sapling.png Jungle Sapling
Jungle Standing Sign.png Jungle Sign
Jungle Slab.png Jungle Slab
Jungle Stairs.png Jungle Stairs
Jungle Trapdoor.png Jungle Trapdoor
Jungle Wall Sign.png Jungle Wall Sign
Jungle Wood.png Jungle Wood
Kelp
Kelp Plant
Ladder.png Ladder
Lantern.png Lantern
Lapis Lazuli Block.png Lapis Lazuli Block
Lapis Lazuli Ore.png Lapis Lazuli Ore
Large Fern.png Large Fern
Lava.png Lava
Lectern.png Lectern
Lever.png Lever
Light Blue Banner.png Light Blue Banner
Light Blue Bed.png Light Blue Bed
Light Blue Carpet.png Light Blue Carpet
Light Blue Concrete.png Light Blue Concrete
Light Blue Concrete Powder.png Light Blue Concrete Powder
Light Blue Glazed Terracotta.png Light Blue Glazed Terracotta
Light Blue Shulker Box.png Light Blue Shulker Box
Light Blue Stained Glass.png Light Blue Stained Glass
Light Blue Stained Glass Pane.png Light Blue Stained Glass Pane
Light Blue Terracotta.png Light Blue Terracotta
Light Blue Wall Banner.png Light Blue Wall Banner
Light Blue Wool.png Light Blue Wool
Light Gray Banner.png Light Gray Banner
Light Gray Bed.png Light Gray Bed
Light Gray Carpet.png Light Gray Carpet
Light Gray Concrete.png Light Gray Concrete
Light Gray Concrete Powder.png Light Gray Concrete Powder
Light Gray Glazed Terracotta.png Light Gray Glazed Terracotta
Light Gray Shulker Box.png Light Gray Shulker Box
Light Gray Stained Glass.png Light Gray Stained Glass
Light Gray Stained Glass Pane.png Light Gray Stained Glass Pane
Light Gray Terracotta.png Light Gray Terracotta
Light Gray Wall Banner.png Light Gray Wall Banner
Light Gray Wool.png Light Gray Wool
Light Weighted Pressure Plate.png Light Weighted Pressure Plate
Lilac.png Lilac
Lily Pad.png Lily Pad
Lily of the Valley.png Lily of the Valley
Lime Banner.png Lime Banner
Lime Bed.png Lime Bed
Lime Carpet.png Lime Carpet
Lime Concrete.png Lime Concrete
Lime Concrete Powder.png Lime Concrete Powder
Lime Glazed Terracotta.png Lime Glazed Terracotta
Lime Shulker Box.png Lime Shulker Box
Lime Stained Glass.png Lime Stained Glass
Lime Stained Glass Pane.png Lime Stained Glass Pane
Lime Terracotta.png Lime Terracotta
Lime Wall Banner.png Lime Wall Banner
Lime Wool.png Lime Wool
Loom.png Loom
Magenta Banner.png Magenta Banner
Magenta Bed.png Magenta Bed
Magenta Carpet.png Magenta Carpet
Magenta Concrete.png Magenta Concrete
Magenta Concrete Powder.png Magenta Concrete Powder
Magenta Glazed Terracotta.png Magenta Glazed Terracotta
Magenta Shulker Box.png Magenta Shulker Box
Magenta Stained Glass.png Magenta Stained Glass
Magenta Stained Glass Pane.png Magenta Stained Glass Pane
Magenta Terracotta.png Magenta Terracotta
Magenta Wall Banner.png Magenta Wall Banner
Magenta Wool.png Magenta Wool
Magma Block.png Magma Block
Melon.png Melon
Stem Stage 7.png Melon Stem
Mossy Cobblestone.png Mossy Cobblestone
Mossy Cobblestone Slab.png Mossy Cobblestone Slab
Mossy Cobblestone Stairs.png Mossy Cobblestone Stairs
Mossy Cobblestone Wall.png Mossy Cobblestone Wall
Mossy Stone Brick Slab.png Mossy Stone Brick Slab
Mossy Stone Brick Stairs.png Mossy Stone Brick Stairs
Mossy Stone Brick Wall.png Mossy Stone Brick Wall
Mossy Stone Bricks.png Mossy Stone Bricks
Moving Piston
Mushroom Stem.png Mushroom Stem
Mycelium.png Mycelium
Nether Brick Fence.png Nether Brick Fence
Nether Brick Slab.png Nether Brick Slab
Nether Brick Stairs.png Nether Brick Stairs
Nether Brick Wall.png Nether Brick Wall
Nether Bricks.png Nether Bricks
Portal.png Nether Portal
Nether Quartz Ore.png Nether Quartz Ore
Nether Wart.png Nether Wart
Nether Wart Block.png Nether Wart Block
Netherrack.png Netherrack
Note Block.png Note Block
Oak Button.png Oak Button
Oak Door.png Oak Door
Oak Fence.png Oak Fence
Oak Fence Gate.png Oak Fence Gate
Leaves.png Oak Leaves
Oak Log Axis Y.png Oak Log
Oak Planks.png Oak Planks
Oak Pressure Plate.png Oak Pressure Plate
Oak Sapling.png Oak Sapling
Oak Standing Sign.png Oak Sign
Oak Slab.png Oak Slab
Oak Stairs.png Oak Stairs
Oak Trapdoor.png Oak Trapdoor
Oak Wall Sign.png Wall Sign
Oak Wall Sign
Oak Wood.png Oak Wood
Observer.png Observer
Obsidian.png Obsidian
Orange Banner.png Orange Banner
Orange Bed.png Orange Bed
Orange Carpet.png Orange Carpet
Orange Concrete.png Orange Concrete
Orange Concrete Powder.png Orange Concrete Powder
Orange Glazed Terracotta.png Orange Glazed Terracotta
Orange Shulker Box.png Orange Shulker Box
Orange Stained Glass.png Orange Stained Glass
Orange Stained Glass Pane.png Orange Stained Glass Pane
Orange Terracotta.png Orange Terracotta
Orange Tulip.png Orange Tulip
Orange Wall Banner.png Orange Wall Banner
Orange Wool.png Orange Wool
Oxeye Daisy.png Oxeye Daisy
Packed Ice.png Packed Ice
Peony.png Peony
Oak Slab.png Petrified Oak Slab
Pink Banner.png Pink Banner
Pink Bed.png Pink Bed
Pink Carpet.png Pink Carpet
Pink Concrete.png Pink Concrete
Pink Concrete Powder.png Pink Concrete Powder
Pink Glazed Terracotta.png Pink Glazed Terracotta
Pink Shulker Box.png Pink Shulker Box
Pink Stained Glass.png Pink Stained Glass
Pink Stained Glass Pane.png Pink Stained Glass Pane
Pink Terracotta.png Pink Terracotta
Pink Tulip.png Pink Tulip
Pink Wall Banner.png Pink Wall Banner
Pink Wool.png Pink Wool
Piston.png Piston
Piston Head.png Piston Head
Player Head.png Player Head
Player Head.png Player Wall Head
Podzol.png Podzol
Polished Andesite.png Polished Andesite
Polished Andesite Slab.png Polished Andesite Slab
Polished Andesite Stairs.png Polished Andesite Stairs
Polished Diorite.png Polished Diorite
Polished Diorite Slab.png Polished Diorite Slab
Polished Diorite Stairs.png Polished Diorite Stairs
Polished Granite.png Polished Granite
Polished Granite Slab.png Polished Granite Slab
Polished Granite Stairs.png Polished Granite Stairs
Poppy.png Poppy
Potatoes.png Potatoes
Potted Acacia Sapling.png Potted Acacia Sapling
Potted Allium.png Potted Allium
Potted Azure Bluet.png Potted Azure Bluet
Potted Bamboo.png Potted Bamboo
Potted Birch Sapling.png Potted Birch Sapling
Potted Blue Orchid.png Potted Blue Orchid
Potted Brown Mushroom.png Potted Brown Mushroom
Potted Cactus.png Potted Cactus
Potted Cornflower.png Potted Cornflower
Potted Dandelion.png Potted Dandelion
Potted Dark Oak Sapling.png Potted Dark Oak Sapling
Potted Dead Bush.png Potted Dead Bush
Potted Fern.png Potted Fern
Potted Jungle Sapling.png Potted Jungle Sapling
Potted Lily of the Valley.png Potted Lily of the Valley
Potted Oak Sapling.png Potted Oak Sapling
Potted Orange Tulip.png Potted Orange Tulip
Potted Oxeye Daisy.png Potted Oxeye Daisy
Potted Pink Tulip.png Potted Pink Tulip
Potted Poppy.png Potted Poppy
Potted Red Mushroom.png Potted Red Mushroom
Potted Red Tulip.png Potted Red Tulip
Potted Spruce Sapling.png Potted Spruce Sapling
Potted White Tulip.png Potted White Tulip
Potted Wither Rose.png Potted Wither Rose
Powered Rail.png Powered Rail
Prismarine.png Prismarine
Prismarine Brick Slab.png Prismarine Brick Slab
Prismarine Brick Stairs.png Prismarine Brick Stairs
Prismarine Bricks.png Prismarine Bricks
Prismarine Slab.png Prismarine Slab
Prismarine Stairs.png Prismarine Stairs
Prismarine Wall.png Prismarine Wall
Pumpkin.png Pumpkin
Stem Stage 7.png Pumpkin Stem
Purple Banner.png Purple Banner
Purple Bed.png Purple Bed
Purple Carpet.png Purple Carpet
Purple Concrete.png Purple Concrete
Purple Concrete Powder.png Purple Concrete Powder
Purple Glazed Terracotta.png Purple Glazed Terracotta
Purple Shulker Box.png Purple Shulker Box
Purple Stained Glass.png Purple Stained Glass
Purple Stained Glass Pane.png Purple Stained Glass Pane
Purple Terracotta.png Purple Terracotta
Purple Wall Banner.png Purple Wall Banner
Purple Wool.png Purple Wool
Purpur Block.png Purpur Block
Purpur Pillar Axis Y.png Purpur Pillar
Purpur Slab.png Purpur Slab
Purpur Stairs.png Purpur Stairs
Quartz Pillar Axis Y.png Quartz Pillar
Quartz Slab.png Quartz Slab
Quartz Stairs.png Quartz Stairs
Rail.png Rail
Red Banner.png Red Banner
Red Bed.png Red Bed
Red Carpet.png Red Carpet
Red Concrete.png Red Concrete
Red Concrete Powder.png Red Concrete Powder
Red Glazed Terracotta.png Red Glazed Terracotta
Red Mushroom.png Red Mushroom
Red Mushroom Block.png Red Mushroom Block
Red Nether Brick Slab.png Red Nether Brick Slab
Red Nether Brick Stairs.png Red Nether Brick Stairs
Red Nether Brick Wall.png Red Nether Brick Wall
Red Nether Bricks.png Red Nether Bricks
Red Sand.png Red Sand
Red Sandstone.png Red Sandstone
Red Sandstone Slab.png Red Sandstone Slab
Red Sandstone Stairs.png Red Sandstone Stairs
Red Sandstone Wall.png Red Sandstone Wall
Red Shulker Box.png Red Shulker Box
Red Stained Glass.png Red Stained Glass
Red Stained Glass Pane.png Red Stained Glass Pane
Red Terracotta.png Red Terracotta
Red Tulip.png Red Tulip
Red Wall Banner.png Red Wall Banner
Red Wool.png Red Wool
Redstone Comparator.png Redstone Comparator
Inactive Redstone Wire Cross.png Redstone Dust
Redstone Lamp.png Redstone Lamp
Redstone Ore.png Redstone Ore
Redstone Repeater.png Redstone Repeater
Redstone Torch.png Redstone Torch
Redstone Wall Torch.png Redstone Wall Torch
Repeating Command Block.png Repeating Command Block
Rose Bush.png Rose Bush
Sand.png Sand
Sandstone.png Sandstone
Sandstone Slab.png Sandstone Slab
Sandstone Stairs.png Sandstone Stairs
Sandstone Wall.png Sandstone Wall
Standing Scaffolding.png Scaffolding
Sea Lantern.png Sea Lantern
Sea Pickle.png Sea Pickle
Seagrass.png Seagrass
Shulker Box.png Shulker Box
Skeleton Skull.png Skeleton Skull
Skeleton Skull.png Skeleton Wall Skull
Slime Block.png Slime Block
Smithing Table.png Smithing Table
Smoker.png Smoker
Smooth Quartz.png Smooth Quartz
Smooth Quartz Slab.png Smooth Quartz Slab
Smooth Quartz Stairs.png Smooth Quartz Stairs
Smooth Red Sandstone.png Smooth Red Sandstone
Smooth Red Sandstone Slab.png Smooth Red Sandstone Slab
Smooth Red Sandstone Stairs.png Smooth Red Sandstone Stairs
Smooth Sandstone.png Smooth Sandstone
Smooth Sandstone Slab.png Smooth Sandstone Slab
Smooth Sandstone Stairs.png Smooth Sandstone Stairs
Smooth Stone.png Smooth Stone
Smooth Stone Slab.png Smooth Stone Slab
Snow.png Snow
Snow Block.png Snow Block
Soul Sand.png Soul Sand
Spawner.png Spawner
Sponge.png Sponge
Spruce Button.png Spruce Button
Spruce Door.png Spruce Door
Spruce Fence.png Spruce Fence
Spruce Fence Gate.png Spruce Fence Gate
Spruce Leaves.png Spruce Leaves
Spruce Log Axis Y.png Spruce Log
Spruce Planks.png Spruce Planks
Spruce Pressure Plate.png Spruce Pressure Plate
Spruce Sapling.png Spruce Sapling
Spruce Standing Sign.png Spruce Sign
Spruce Slab.png Spruce Slab
Spruce Stairs.png Spruce Stairs
Spruce Trapdoor.png Spruce Trapdoor
Spruce Wall Sign.png Spruce Wall Sign
Spruce Wood.png Spruce Wood
Sticky Piston.png Sticky Piston
Stone.png Stone
Stone Brick Slab.png Stone Brick Slab
Stone Brick Stairs.png Stone Brick Stairs
Stone Brick Wall.png Stone Brick Wall
Stone Bricks.png Stone Bricks
Stone Button.png Stone Button
Stone Pressure Plate.png Stone Pressure Plate
Stone Slab.png Stone Slab
Stone Stairs.png Stone Stairs
Stonecutter.png Stonecutter
Stripped Acacia Log.png Stripped Acacia Log
Stripped Acacia Wood.png Stripped Acacia Wood
Stripped Birch Log.png Stripped Birch Log
Stripped Birch Wood.png Stripped Birch Wood
Stripped Dark Oak Log.png Stripped Dark Oak Log
Stripped Dark Oak Wood.png Stripped Dark Oak Wood
Stripped Jungle Log.png Stripped Jungle Log
Stripped Jungle Wood.png Stripped Jungle Wood
Stripped Oak Log.png Stripped Oak Log
Stripped Oak Wood.png Stripped Oak Wood
Stripped Spruce Log.png Stripped Spruce Log
Stripped Spruce Wood.png Stripped Spruce Wood
Structure Block.png Structure Block
Structure Void.png Structure Void
Sugar Cane.png Sugar Cane
Sunflower.png Sunflower
Sweet Berry Bush Age 3.png Sweet Berry Bush
TNT.png TNT
Tall Grass.png Tall Grass
Tall Seagrass.png Tall Seagrass
Terracotta.png Terracotta
Torch.png Torch
Wall Torch.png Wall Torch
Trapped Chest.png Trapped Chest
Tripwire.png Tripwire
Tripwire Hook.png Tripwire Hook
Tube Coral.png Tube Coral
Tube Coral Block.png Tube Coral Block
Tube Coral Fan.png Tube Coral Fan
Tube Coral Wall Fan.png Tube Coral Wall Fan
Turtle Egg1.png Turtle Egg
Vines.png Vines
Void Air
Water.png Water
Wet Sponge.png Wet Sponge
Wheat Age 7.png Wheat Crops
White Banner.png White Banner
White Bed.png White Bed
White Carpet.png White Carpet
White Concrete.png White Concrete
White Concrete Powder.png White Concrete Powder
White Glazed Terracotta.png White Glazed Terracotta
White Shulker Box.png White Shulker Box
White Stained Glass.png White Stained Glass
White Stained Glass Pane.png White Stained Glass Pane
White Terracotta.png White Terracotta
White Tulip.png White Tulip
White Wall Banner.png White Wall Banner
White Wool.png White Wool
Wither Rose.png Wither Rose
Wither Skeleton Skull.png Wither Skeleton Skull
Wither Skeleton Skull.png Wither Skeleton Wall Skull
Yellow Banner.png Yellow Banner
Yellow Bed.png Yellow Bed
Yellow Carpet.png Yellow Carpet
Yellow Concrete.png Yellow Concrete
Yellow Concrete Powder.png Yellow Concrete Powder
Yellow Glazed Terracotta.png Yellow Glazed Terracotta
Yellow Shulker Box.png Yellow Shulker Box
Yellow Stained Glass.png Yellow Stained Glass
Yellow Stained Glass Pane.png Yellow Stained Glass Pane
Yellow Terracotta.png Yellow Terracotta
Yellow Wall Banner.png Yellow Wall Banner
Yellow Wool.png Yellow Wool
Zombie Head.png Zombie Head
Zombie Head.png Zombie Wall Head

Bedrock Edition/New Nintendo 3DS Edition only

These blocks can only be accessed in Bedrock Edition and New Nintendo 3DS Edition. In these versions, item frames work as block entities, stonecutters are only obtainable from creative mode inventory, through commands, or by inventory editing, and glowing obsidian, Invisible bedrock and nether reactor cores are not obtainable at all but continue to exist in old worlds.

Education Edition (mobile) only

These blocks can only be accessed in Education Edition and Bedrock Edition


Heat Block

Removed blocks

Removed blocks no longer exist in current versions of the game.

Crying Obsidian

Technical blocks

Technical blocks up to Java Edition 1.6.1. Blocks in this image are no longer available in the current Minecraft version, except farmland and spawner.

Technical blocks are blocks whose main functions are strictly tied to the usage of other blocks. They cannot be acquired through normal gameplay, most of them cannot be obtained with commands and even external editors‌[Java and Legacy Console editions only], but other ones require commands or mods to obtain. They serve various purposes during events within the game. If acquired, they will usually have a missing texture.

Many of these blocks have different representations in the inventory; flint and steel is used to place fire, water and lava can be placed with their respective buckets, and blocks such as beds, doors, cake and flower pots have separate inventory items.

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History

Java Edition pre-Classic
rd-132211Added blocks that can be placed and destroyed.
Added air, but internally isn't a block.
rd-160052There is now support for different block types.
New particles are now shown when destroying a block.
New support for dynamic blocks.
Added pick blocks functionality.
Java Edition Classic
?Added multiple sounds for blocks.
August 4, 2009Breaking blocks allows picking them up and place them, thus adding and removing them from the inventory.
August 14, 2009The requirement to have to hold down the mouse button to break blocks, creating a block-breaking animation, was first shown.
0.27 SURVIVAL TESTThe player will now begin with 10 TNT blocks and can now obtain dirt, cobblestone from stone, wooden planks from wood, gold blocks from gold ore, iron blocks from iron ore, stone slabs from coal ore, and white wool from sheep.
0.28Right click will now add blocks and left click will now remove them.
The player can now build with naturally occurring blocks.
The player can now use bookshelves, sponges, colored wools, bricks, obsidians and mossy cobblestones.
Operators of servers can now also build bedrock. Some custom servers can now give the ability to place grass blocks and fluid blocks, too.
All new block types have now been added.
Java Edition Indev
0.31 (December 23, 2009, 2)Blocks can now be dropped on the ground.
Blocks that are thrown on the ground can now also be picked up.
0.31 (January 22, 2010)Blocks can now be placed on resource items. As a result, resource items will now be pushed off.
0.31 (January 25, 2010, 1)Added new block particles.
Java Edition Infdev
February 27, 2010It is now possible to place blocks inside the player.
?It is now impossible to place blocks inside the player.
Solid blocks will now cause suffocation.
Java Edition
1.7.213w37aThe ability to obtain the item form of 26 technical blocks has now been removed. These were the bed (26), piston head and extension (34 & 36), redstone wire (55), wheat crops (59), standing and wall sign (63 & 68), wooden and iron door (64 & 71), lit redstone ore (74), unlit redstone torch (75), sugar cane (83), cake (92), unpowered and powered repeater (93 & 94), pumpkin and melon stem (104 & 105), nether wart (115), brewing stand (117), cauldron (118), lit redstone lamp (124), tripwire (132), flower pot (140), skull (144), and unpowered and powered comparator (149 & 150).
13w38bAir is now internally a block[1] and can be kept in the inventory. It has a missing texture, MissingTextureInventory.png.
13w38cAir can now no longer be kept in the inventory anymore.
1.814w25aThe ability to obtain the item form of 12 technical blocks has now been removed. These blocks were flowing and stationary water and lava blocks (8, 9, 10 & 11), double stone and wooden slabs (43 & 125), fire blocks (51), nether and end portal blocks (90 & 119), cocoa pods (127), and potato and carrot crops (141 & 142).
Blocks will now show the closest item form to themselves as the icon in the superflat settings menu.
14w26bAll technical blocks, except for the monster spawner (52) and farmland (60), will now have a missing texture in the inventory, Missing Texture Block.png, due to their item models being nonexistent.
1.915w49aThe ability to obtain the item form of lit furnaces (62) has now been removed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
Pre-releaseAdded exclusive cyan flowers and invisible bedrock. Blocks were also 2D in the inventory
0.2.0Breaking blocks will now allow the player to pick them up and place them, thus adding and removing them from the inventory. Blocks are now 3D in the inventory
0.2.1Added block breaking animation.
0.5.0Added exclusive nether reactor core and glowing obsidian.
0.6.0Added exclusive stonecutter.
0.9.0?Removed cyan flower.
0.12.1?Nether Reactor Core is now no longer obtainable in survival or creative.
0.13.0?Removed crafting recipe and functionality of the stonecutter. It can still be found in the creative inventory.

Issues

Issues relating to "Block" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

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Trivia

  • Certain blocks may interpret positions they cannot be placed in by normal means as a valid position. For example, a sign placed in midair via /setblock or through bugs will remain in midair even when updated, until either it is broken, or a block is placed below it and broken.

See also

References