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 must be obtained using a pickaxe of any tier. If it is mined without a pickaxe, it drops nothing.

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.

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 dragon is respawned, and again when it is killed. As dragons are also renewable, this does make end stone renewable.[Java Edition 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



Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9-pre3 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-pre4 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-pre5 End stone has a name in the inventory.
1.9 15w31a End stone can be used to craft end stone bricks.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.9.0 build 1 End Stone.pngAdded end stone. As there is no End yet, it is impossible to naturally obtain end stone in survival mode.
Pocket Edition
1.0 build 1 End stone now generates in the End and can 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.


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

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