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Coral fans are blocks that can only be placed underwater, on the 4 sides of blocks: north, south, west, east. They can also be placed on top of blocks.[Bedrock Edition only] Like coral blocks, they come in five variants.
Dead coral fans are variants of coral that comes in the same five variants as the other types.[Bedrock Edition only]
Coral fans and their dead variants can be instantly mined and will always drop themselves.
Coral fans naturally generate in coral reef structures in all editions, while dead coral fans only generate in Bedrock Edition.
Coral fans and dead coral fans can be used as a building or decoration block.
- See also: Block states
||The direction in which the coral fan juts out from the block it is attached to.
For example, a coral fan facing north will be attached to a block to its south.
|May 21, 2009||Notch expresses interest in a suggestion regarding corals by user "solarblade".|
|June 28, 2010||Notch mentioned on his blog: "I tried adding corals, but it’s really hard to draw a single block that looks like corals, since it’s really more about crazy amounts of variation and diversity. But I do know that the corals will have tiny fish particles around them."|
|October 5, 2012||Coral were jokingly teased in the fake snapshot 12marc40awesome, along with fish mobs and "fish blocks".|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|1.13||18w11a||Added coral fans. At this time, they could not generate naturally in coral reefs.|
|18w14b||Renamed blue, pink, purple, red, and yellow coral fans to tube, brain, bubble, fire, and horn, respectively.|
|Changed texture of all coral fans except fire coral fans.|
|18w16a||Coral fans now generate naturally.|
|?||Coral fans can be placed on the ground.|
|1.2.14||build 1||Added coral fans.|
|Added dead coral fans, a feature exclusive to Bedrock.|
|1.2.20||build 1||Coral fan texture changed.|
|Dead coral fan texture changed.|
|1.4.0||Added coral fans.|