|Catches fire from lava||
dec: 87 hex: 57 bin: 1010111
|— Duncan Geere|
Netherrack is a rock-like block found in the Nether.
Netherrack makes up most of the Nether's terrain.
Netherrack generates as part of nether portals spawned floating.[Bedrock Edition only]
Netherrack regenerates when the player resets the Nether.[Legacy Console Edition only]
Netherrack can only be mined with a pickaxe.
|Breaking time[note 1]|
- Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds. For more information, see Haste § Instant mining.
Endermen can pick up netherrack, and will drop the block they are holding if killed.
When netherrack's top is lit on fire, the fire will burn indefinitely.
|Nether Brick||Netherrack +
This recipe awards 0.1 experience.
|Java Edition Alpha|
|v1.2.0||preview||Added netherrack, originally called "bloodstone", and referred to by Notch at one point as "netherstone"|
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9 Prerelease 5||Netherrack's texture has now been slightly changed.|
|1.3.1||12w22a||Inventory sprites for blocks have now been flipped from left to right, changing to|
|1.5||13w01a||Netherrack can now be smelted into a nether brick item, which are used to craft nether bricks, just like clay can become normal bricks.|
|13w02a||Netherrack will now use the hellrock.png texture in texture packs.|
|1.8||14w27b||The netherrack's texture will now randomly rotate depending on position.|
|1.10||16w20a||Endermen can now pick up netherrack.|
|1.13||17w47a||Prior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 87.|
|1.14||18w43a||Changed the texture of netherrack.|
|18w47a||Changed the texture of netherrack again.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.6.0||Added netherrack, which will now generate as the main block of the Nether reactor instead of obsidian.|
|0.7.1||Netherrack is now flammable.|
|0.12.1||build 1||The Nether reactor has now been removed and replaced with the actual Nether, and this is now the way to get netherrack.|
|0.15.0||build 1||Endermen can now pick up netherrack.|
|1.10.0||beta 22.214.171.124||Changed the texture of netherrack.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU1||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||Added netherrack.|
|TU43||CU33||1.36||Patch 13||Endermen can now pick up netherrack.|
|PlayStation 4 Edition|
|1.90||Changed the texture of netherrack.|
|New Nintendo 3DS Edition|
- "Block of the Week: Netherrack" – Minecraft.net, April 6, 2018
- "@luitjens yes, and it'd also take away some of the annoyingness of mining Netherstone with diamond pickaxes." – @notch, November 5, 2010