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|“||Next time you're exploring a dank, mushroom-filled swamp, or sailing along one of the majestic rivers that wend their way across Minecraft's blocky landscape, keep an eye out for one of the most versatile building materials the game has to offer - clay!||„|
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- Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.
|Terracotta||Clay (block) +
|v1.0.11||Added clay blocks.|
|1.6||In newly generated chunks, clay blocks only generated when the x and z coordinates were the same, severely limiting the amount of clay on the map.|
|1.7||The bug in Beta 1.6 was fixed.|
|1.8||Clay is commonly found underwater mostly on the bottom of Rivers and is common in the submerged area of swamps and shallow "lakes" (1 and 2 meters deep) in large quantities. However, clay can be found on dry land in the middle of sand piles. Sometimes, underneath the sand.|
|1.6.1||13w17a||Clay can be smelted into hardened clay.|
|1.7.2||13w36a||Clay is no longer found on the ocean floor.|
|1.9||15w31a||It is now possible to spawn an ender dragon by creating a creeper face using clay in the End.|
|15w44a||It is no longer possible to spawn an ender dragon by creating a creeper face using clay.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.1.0||Added clay blocks.|
|0.9.0||build 11||Clay can now be smelted into hardened clay.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU1||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||Added clay blocks.|
Issues relating to "Clay" are maintained on the issue tracker. Report issues there.
- In real life, clay can actually be reddish brown, not just gray, and can be often found under the surface and away from sand. This color is reflected in the appearance of terracotta, bricks, and flower pots.