Mossy Cobblestone

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Mossy Cobblestone
Mossy Cobblestone.png




Blast resistance






Yes (64)





Data value

dec: 48 hex: 30 bin: 110000



Duncan Geere Mojang avatar.png Moss stone was added to Minecraft in the very earliest days of the game in the same update that gave us iron, TNT, bookshelves and obsidian. During the game's Indev phase, the player first spawned in a small house made of moss stone, and later on the block was also used in the construction of jungle temples and zombie villages.
Duncan Geere[1]

Mossy cobblestone[n 1] is a block of cobblestone with moss growing in its cracks.


Mossy cobblestone can be mined using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, the mining will be slower and it will drop nothing.

Block Mossy Cobblestone
Hardness 2
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 10
Wooden 1.5
Stone 0.75
Iron 0.5
Diamond 0.4
Golden 0.25
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.


Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Mossy Cobblestone Cobblestone +

Natural generation[edit]

Mossy cobblestone can be naturally found in dungeons, jungle temples, in the form of scattered moss stone boulders in the giant tree taiga biome, in zombie villages, ‌[Bedrock and Legacy Console editions only] and in underwater ruins.

Mossy cobblestone can generate in pillager outpost watchtowers, as well as in plains and taiga villages.‌[upcoming: JE 1.14]


Mossy cobblestone is used only for decoration and for crafting mossy cobblestone walls.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Mossy Cobblestone Slab
Mossy Cobblestone
Mossy Cobblestone Stairs
(1.14‌[Java and Bedrock editions only])
Mossy Cobblestone
Mossy Cobblestone Wall Mossy Cobblestone



Java Edition Classic
October 24, 2009Showed mossy cobblestone.
?Mossy Cobblestone Revision 1.png Added Moss Stone.
As no in-game name has been indicated, it is commonly referred to as "Mossy Cobblestone".
Java Edition Indev
0.31 (January 24, 2010) The player will now spawn in a moss stone Indev house.
Java Edition Infdev
June 25, 2010, 2 Moss stone can now be found in dungeons along with cobblestone.
Java Edition Beta
1.0 Items have now been given in-game names, officially naming this block "Moss Stone".
1.8 ?Mossy Cobblestone.png The texture of moss stone has now been changed.
Java Edition
1.3.1 12w22a Moss stone can now found in jungle temples.
Inventory sprites for blocks have now been flipped from left to right, changing to .
1.4.2 12w34a Moss stone can now be used to craft mossy cobblestone walls.
1.7.2 13w36a "Boulders" of moss stone will now appear in the giant tree taiga biome.
1.8 14w04a Added a crafting recipe for moss stone.
1.13 17w47a "Moss Stone" has now been renamed to "Mossy Cobblestone".
Prior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 48.
18w09a Mossy cobblestone will now generate in underwater ruins.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.14 18w43a Mossy Cobblestone TextureUpdate Revision 1.png Changed the texture of mossy cobblestone.
18w50a Mossy Cobblestone TextureUpdate.png Changed the texture of mossy cobblestone again.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Moss stone has now been added to creative mode.
0.9.0 build 1 Moss stone will now generate naturally in dungeons and as part of moss stone boulders.
0.9.5 Added a crafting recipe for moss stone.
0.12.1 build 1 The stonecutter function has been removed, so moss stone can now be crafted in crafting table and can now no longer can be crafted in a stonecutter.
0.15.0 build 1 Moss stone will now generate in jungle temples.
Added zombie villages and some parts of cobblestone have now been replaced with moss stone.
Bedrock Edition
1.4 beta Mossy cobblestone will now generate in underwater ruins.
1.9 beta Moss stone has now been renamed to Mossy Cobblestone.
Mossy cobblestone can now be used to craft mossy cobblestone slabs and stairs.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.10 beta Mossy cobblestone now generates in pillager outposts, and in new plains, taiga, and snowy taiga villages.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU11.0Patch 11.0.1Added moss stone.
TU31CU191.22Patch 3Added a crafting recipe for moss stone.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0 Added moss stone.


Issues relating to "Moss Stone" or "Mossy Cobblestone" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.


  • A picture of villages was released by Notch before Beta 1.8 was released.[2] In the early screenshots, villages were partly made of mossy cobblestone.



  1. Known as Mossy Cobblestone in Java and Bedrock editions and Moss Stone in Legacy Console and New Nintendo 3DS editions.