Deepslate

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This article is about the base block. For the tile variant, see Deepslate Tiles. For the brick variant, see Deepslate Bricks. For other uses, see Deepslate (disambiguation).
Grass Block JE7 BE6.png
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Deepslate
Deepslate JE2.png
Rarity

Common

Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

6

Hardness

3

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Deepslate is a stone variant found deep underground in the Overworld that functions similar to regular stone.

Obtaining[edit]

Breaking[edit]

Deepslate can be obtained only by mining it using a pickaxe with the Silk Touch enchantment, otherwise it drops cobbled deepslate. If broken with any other tool, it drops nothing.

Block Deepslate
Hardness 3
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default 15
Wooden 2.25
Stone 1.15
Iron 0.75
Diamond 0.6
Netherite 0.5
Golden 0.4
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Natural generation[edit]

Deepslate makes up the majority of the solid blocks generated below y = 0 in the Overworld. Stone is gradually replaced from y = 0 to y = -7 until completely replaced by deepslate.

When the world is generating new chunks, some deepslate becomes mineral veins, and caverns and other underground structures generate at the deepslate level.

Usage[edit]

Deepslate can be used for decoration.

Cobbled deepslate[edit]

Deepslate can be mined using a pickaxe without the Silk Touch enchantment to obtain cobbled deepslate.

Sounds[edit]

SoundSubtitleSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksBreaking the blockblock.deepslate.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break???
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.deepslate.fallNone[sound 1]???
Block breakingBlocksMining the blockblock.deepslate.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit???
Block placedBlocksPlacing the blockblock.deepslate.placesubtitles.block.generic.place???
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.deepslate.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps???
  1. a b MC-177082

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDBlock tags (JE)FormTranslation key
Deepslatedeepslatebase_stone_overworld
deepslate_ore_replaceables
dripstone_replaceable_blocks
lush_plants_replaceable
Block & Itemblock.minecraft.deepslate

History[edit]

October 3, 2020Deepslate (pre-release).png Deepslate was shown unnamed as part of deep dark caves biome at Minecraft Live 2020.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.1721w07aDeepslate JE1.png Added Deepslate, then known as Grimstone.
February 22, 2021Cobbled Deepslate JE1.png JAPPA shows new texture of deepslate.
1.1721w08aDeepslate JE2.png The texture and model have been changed. Added top texture
Renamed Grimstone to Deepslate.
Cobblestone-like behaviour has been moved to cobbled deepslate.
Deepslate now drops its cobbled variant.
Ores that spawn in deepslate now convert to their deepslate variant.
March 4, 2021Deepslate (pre-release 2).png JAPPA shows new texture of deepslate.

Gallery[edit]

Issues[edit]

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

Trivia[edit]

  • According to Brandon Pearce, the reason for changing the name "Grimstone" to "Deepslate" was because the word "Grim" had too many connotations related to a negative feeling and therefore did not accurately describe the block as to what it actually was. The name "Deepslate" was eventually chosen because of the "journey" needed to gather it, as well as its location within the world.[1]
  • Similar to grass blocks, the orientation of the texture varies depending on the coordinates.

References[edit]