Block: dec: 2010 hex: C90 bin: 110010010
See Data values
Purpur is one of the strangest and most otherworldly materials in Minecraft, found in a fittingly strange and otherworldy dimension: the End. The blocks themselves can be crafted from popped chorus fruits, which have been harvested from the angular cacti-like chorus trees, and then gently smelted. But these are no ordinary fruits - when eaten they can teleport the player a short distance. Even weirder, purpur blocks make the perfect camouflage for the mollusc-like shulkers, emerging from their purpurish shells to launch homing missiles at the player.
|— Alex Wiltshire|
Purpur blocks and pillars can be mined using any pickaxe. If mined without a pickaxe, it will drop nothing.
|Breaking time[note 1]|
- Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds. For more information, see Haste § Instant mining.
|Purpur Block||Popped Chorus Fruit|
|Purpur Pillar||Purpur Slab|
Purpur blocks and pillars can be found naturally as part of the structure of end cities.
Purpur blocks and pillars are primarily decorative blocks, similar to other brick-type blocks. They can also be used to craft different variants of the block.
|Purpur Slab||Any Purpur Block|
|Purpur Stairs||Purpur Block||[Legacy Console Edition only]|
|Purpur Stairs||Any Purpur Block||[Java, and Bedrock editions only]|
|Block||Name ID||Numeric ID|
In Bedrock Edition, purpur blocks use the following data values:
|2||Purpur Pillar facing up/down|
|6||Purpur Pillar facing east/west|
|10||Purpur Pillar facing north/south|
|Name||Default value||Allowed values||Description|
|axis||The pillar is oriented east–west.|
|The pillar is oriented vertically.|
|The pillar is oriented north–south.|
|1.9||June 22, 2015||Jeb reveals purpur blocks on Instagram, with the caption "MINECON 2015 HYPE!"|
|15w31a||Added purpur blocks and purpur pillars.|
|1.13||17w47a||Prior to The Flattening, these blocks' numeral IDs were 201 and 202.|
|1.13.1||18w32a||Purpur pillars can now used to craft purpur stairs and purpur slabs.|
|1.0.0||alpha 0.17.0.1||Added purpur blocks and purpur pillars.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU46||CU36||1.38||Patch 15||Added purpur blocks and purpur pillars.|
|New Nintendo 3DS Edition|
|1.7.10||Added purpur blocks and purpur pillars.|
- Purpur is the word for a specific shade of purple in multiple languages, including Swedish, Polish, German and Cornish (and French pourpre to a certain extent).
- Chorus fruit farming – means to produce materials for purpur blocks in mass numbers