Bricks

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Bricks
Bricks.png

Transparency

No

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

30

Tool


Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No

Drops

Itself

Data value

dec: 45 hex: 2D bin: 101101

Name

See Data Values

Duncan Geere Mojang avatar.png Bricks have the same blast resistance as other types of stone, so they're pretty good for making your house creeper-proof. There are stairs and slabs made of brick, but the block's other crafting use is in making banners - adding bricks and dye to a banner will create a checkerboard background colour, which the game calls "Masoned". It's a great choice for a flag for a tribe of builders.
Duncan Geere[1]


Bricks are a decorative building block.

Obtaining[edit]

Bricks can be mined using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it drops nothing.

Block
Bricks
Hardness 2
Tool
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 10
Wooden 1.5
Stone 0.75
Iron 0.5
Diamond 0.4
Golden 0.25
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

Crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Brick











Natural Generation[edit]

Bricks naturally generate in underwater ruins.

Usage[edit]

Bricks have the same blast resistance as other stone-based blocks, so it can be used as a durable building block.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Brick Slab Bricks
Brick Stairs Bricks
Dyed Field Masoned Banner Any Banner +
Matching Dye +
Bricks

























































Emblazons a dyed field masoned (brick pattern)

Data Values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

Block ID Name

Bricks
bricks

Bedrock Edition:

Block ID Name Numeral ID

Bricks
brick_block 45

Video[edit]

History[edit]

Classic
October 24, 2009 Notch teased bricks.
0.27 SURVIVAL TEST Bricks Revision 1.png Added bricks.
Infdev
February 27, 2010 For a brief time, brick pyramids existed as naturally-generated structures. See "1" – via YouTube, "2" – via YouTube and "3" – via YouTube to see the pyramids and exploration of them.
March 27, 2010 Brick pyramids no longer generate.
Alpha
v1.0.11 Bricks Revision 2.png Brick blocks were given a new texture.
Bricks are now craftable.
Beta
1.7 Bricks Revision 3.png The texture was changed again.
1.8 ? Bricks are now used to craft brick stairs and slabs.
Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9 Prerelease 5 Bricks.png A single pixel in the lower left of the texture was slightly brightened.
1.3.1 12w22a Inventory sprites for blocks were flipped from left to right, changing
to
.
1.8 14w30a Bricks are now used to create the brick pattern on banners.
1.13 17w47a The ID has been changed from brick_block to bricks.
Prior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 45.
18w09a Bricks generate in underwater ruins.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0 Bricks Revision 2.png Added bricks.
0.2.0 Bricks.png The texture has been changed.
0.3.0 Bricks are now used to craft brick stairs and slabs.
? Survival players no longer have an infinite amount of bricks in the inventory.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Patch 1 Bricks Revision 2.png Added bricks.
TU3 Bricks.png The texture was changed.

Issues[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "Block of the Week: Bricks" – Minecraft.net, September 8, 2017
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