Magma Block

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Magma Block
Magma Block.gif
Magma Block
Transparency

No

Luminance

Yes (3)

Blast resistance

2.5

Tool


Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No
(burns indefinitely when manually ignited, top side only)

Drops

Itself

Data value

dec: 213 hex: D5 bin: 11010101

Name

See Data Values

Jens Bergensten Mojang avatar.png Don't step on it!
Jeb announcing this block[1]

Magma blocks are light-emitting naturally-occurring blocks found in the Nether and the Overworld, which cause fire damage when stepped on.

Obtaining[edit]

Magma blocks can be mined using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it will drop nothing.

Block
Magma Block
Hardness 0.5
Tool
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 2.5
Wooden 0.4
Stone 0.2
Iron 0.15
Diamond 0.1
Golden 0.1
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

Natural generation[edit]

Natural generation of magma blocks in the Nether.

Magma blocks are found naturally in the Nether, around the level of the lava sea, between Y=23 and Y=37. They generate in large veins of similar size to dirt and a similar frequency to blocks like andesite in the Overworld, generating 4 veins per chunk.

In the Overworld, magma blocks generate at the bottom of ocean ravines.

Magma blocks also generate as a part of underwater ruins.

Crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Magma Cream










Magma Block

Usage[edit]

Damage[edit]

Magma blocks damage living entities standing on top of them even if underwater (with exceptions such as shulkers or guardians), dealing 1 (Half Heart.svg) of damage every tick (although damage immunity reduces this to once every half-second). Magma blocks do not destroy items. Damage taken is considered fire damage and is reduced by armor, shields, the Resistance potion effects, and the Protection and Fire Protection enchantments. Armor will take damage, but a shield will not. The player can avoid being damaged at all, either by sneaking, using a potion of fire resistance, or by wearing Frost Walker boots.

Blocks that are the height of a trapdoor or lower (such as snow layers, carpet, repeaters or comparators) will not prevent a magma block from damaging mobs and players above it.

Magma blocks have a few specific death messages. If a player or named pet is killed simply from standing on the block, the death message displayed in chat is: "<player/pet> discovered floor was lava". If a player or named pet was pushed to their death onto magma blocks, the message is: "<player/pet> walked on danger zone due to <mob>".

Behavior[edit]

Magma blocks emit a light level of 3.

When water is directly above a magma block, there is a random chance the water will be destroyed with smoke particles.

Magma blocks emit smoke particles under rainfall.

Mobs avoid magma blocks that are in the way. Most mobs don't spawn on magma blocks (exceptions are magma cubes, zombie pigmen, ghasts, and squids).

When a magma block's top is lit on fire, the fire will burn indefinitely.

Bubble columns[edit]

Placing magma blocks under water will create a whirlpool bubble column, which will pull down items (including boats), players and mobs.

A player can restore breath by entering a magma block's bubble column.

Data Values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

Block ID Name

Magma Block
magma_block

Bedrock Edition:

Block ID Name Numeral ID

Magma Block
magma 213

History[edit]

Official release
1.10 April 4, 2016 Jens Bergensten releases a teaser screenshot of a new Nether block, warning not to step on it.
16w20a Added magma blocks.
1.12 17w06a Magma blocks now burn indefinitely when set on fire, much like netherrack.
1.13 17w47a The ID has been changed from magma to magma_block.
Prior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 213.
18w07a Magma blocks now produce a downwards bubble column when under water.
18w08a Magma blocks now naturally generate in ocean ravines, thus generating downwards bubble columns.
18w09a Magma blocks now naturally generate in underwater ruins.
Legacy Console Edition
TU43 CU33 1.36 Patch 13 Added magma blocks.
Pocket Edition
1.1.3 build 1 Added magma blocks.
Bedrock Edition
1.4 beta 1.2.14.2 Magma blocks now generate naturally at bottom of ocean ravines.
beta 1.2.20.1 Magma blocks now generate in underwater ruins.
Magma blocks now generate in Underwater Caves at top of lava pools.
1.5 beta 1.5.0.4 Magma blocks now produce a downwards bubble column when under water.

Issues[edit]

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References[edit]

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