End Stone

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End Stone
End Stone.png




Blast resistance






Yes (64)





Data value

dec: 121 hex: 79 bin: 1111001



Marsh Davies Mojang avatar.png
Journey to the End and you’ll find a dimension of eternal, starless night - a gently fizzing purple void in which float sallow islands of… what exactly? ... I personally think of it as some porous, coral-like substance, naturally accruing from unseen spores that float in the haze of night.
Marsh Davies[1]

End stone is a block that appears in the End and, apart from generated structures, makes up all of the solid ground that exists in that dimension.


End stone can be obtained using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it will drop nothing.

Block End Stone
Hardness 3
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 15
Wooden 2.25
Stone 1.15
Iron 0.75
Diamond 0.6
Golden 0.4
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds. For more information, see Haste § Instant mining.

Natural generation[edit]

A large island comprised entirely of end stone.

End stone is only found in the End, where it makes up all the floating islands that generate in the dimension.

The 16 end stone blocks under the edge of the exit portal are replaced when the ender dragon is respawned, and again when it is killed. As dragons are also renewable, this does make end stone renewable.‌[Java, and Bedrock editions only]


End stone has a blast resistance of 45, 1.5 times that of ordinary stone. It also cannot be picked up by endermen and cannot be destroyed by the ender dragon. In addition, it is the only block on which chorus flowers can be planted.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
End Stone Bricks End Stone



Java Edition
1.0.0 Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3 End Stone before Beta 1.9-pre4.png A white cobblestone texture was added to the terrain.png presumably to be used as end stone; however it wasn't used by any block at the time.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4 End Stone.png The white texture was changed and end stone was introduced as a block with the overhauled texture.
End stone could only be successfully mined with a pickaxe, dropping cobblestone like normal stone.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 5 End stone now has a name in the inventory.
?End stone now drops itself when mined.
1.3.1 12w22a Inventory sprites for blocks were flipped from left to right, changing to .
1.9 15w31a End stone can be used to craft end stone bricks.
1.13 17w47a Prior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 121.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.14 18w43a End Stone TextureUpdate Revision 1.png Changed the texture of end stone.
18w50a End Stone TextureUpdate.png Changed the texture of end stone again.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.9.0 build 1 End Stone.png Added end stone. As there is no End yet, it is impossible to naturally obtain end stone in survival mode.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0 alpha End stone now generates in the End.
End stone can now be used to craft end stone bricks.
Legacy Console Edition
TU7CU11.0Patch 1Added end stone. As there is no End yet, it is impossible to naturally obtain end stone in survival mode.
TU9Added the End, where end stone naturally generates.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
1.7.10 Added End Stone.


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


  1. "Block of the Week: End Stone" – Minecraft.net, May 5, 2017