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The item forms of most of these blocks have been removed in 1.7.2
Technical blocks

Technical blocks are blocks that cannot be acquired without commands or mods, but have independent block IDs, and serve various purposes durinpg events within the game. The ability to obtain the item form of most technical blocks (block IDs 26, 34, 36, 55, 59, 63, 64, 68, 71, 74, 75, 83, 92, 93, 94, 104, 105, 115, 117, 118, 124, 132, 140, 144, 149, and 150) was removed in the 1.7.2 update. Fluid blocks, both types of Portal blocks, Farmland, Monster Spawners, Carrots and Potatoes Crops, and Burning Furnaces remain available.

All technical blocks that appear in the Pocket Edition remain available too. (e.g. Glowing Redstone Ore, Melon Stem, Crops, etc.)

Piston related

These blocks serve a purpose when a piston is used.

Piston Head

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Piston Head is a block used as the piston's extension. One of the data bits of this block defines if it is a normal piston or a sticky piston extension. Many players use this block as a table instead of the standard pressure plate on fence. Block 34 can be obtained by using the pick block key on Block 34 in creative in 1.2, but not later. Block 34 cannot be placed even if the player has it. It can, however, be placed with some programs. For example---MCEdit or certain modifications. When placed using these programs, only the two sides of the piston's shaft will render (the two sides facing the player).

It is possible to create a piston arm that will not disappear when the block next to it updates, but it will disappear if the piston that created it is moved or destroyed (The piston is both extended and retracted at the same time.) This can only be done with sticky pistons. To replicate this, one must create a "smart piston" (a piston that will push a block away as soon as the block is placed in front of the piston). This is accomplished by putting a redstone torch underneath the space where the block will be, and connecting wire from next to the space where the block will be to the piston. Since the pulse that will be created is less than 1 tick (1/20 of a second), the sticky piston will not stick to the block. Next, place blocks in front of the piston until it can't push any more, and destroy the block immediately in front of the piston (again, this must be a sticky piston.) The piston will extend and retract several times, then stay extended and retracted at the same time until either the piston or the arm is destroyed (Destroying the arm will not destroy the piston, but moving or destroying the piston will destroy the arm.) (Tested horizontally in Minecraft 1.2.5.).

Trivia

  • Mobs can spawn inside the block.
  • You can obtain Block 34 by Superflat editing, but will cause the game to crash.
  • If you use /setblock ~ ~2 ~ 34 6, it will create a piston head which faces ALL the sides ; if ever you put a redstone torch, block etc, it will generate an extremely big amount of data to process, then the game will crash (see the video of Minecraft Zephirr <french> on "Les blocs étranges de Minecraft", at the end)

Piston Extension

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Piston Extension is a block used by pistons. It is a side effect of the method of storing moving blocks as tile entities instead of entities. It is used by the piston extension for the effect of the animation coming out of the piston base.

When a block next to it is removed, it becomes invisible, can be walked through, and when light passes through it the light level decreases by 1. They are unbreakable by traditional methods, though they can be removed by simply right-clicking. The game treats the block as a stone block when it comes to their breaking animation and the sound of the player's footsteps. In the inventory it has a top of a gray grass block texture and it cannot be placed. Block 36 has no name other than its block code, 36. It is impossible to obtain block 36 without mods, the /give command, or using pick block while rapid-firing a piston. This block, if hacked into the game, can be used as a method to block fluids. Block 36 is transparent, and entities can pass through it. A texture for it was added in snapshot 13w02b which is viewable only by hacking. The texture looks like a piston head facing the player, but also a block with a greyed-down grass texture on all 6 sides.

Trivia

  • Carpet can be placed on this block, and will remain if on a block that is replaced by it via /setblock.

Decoration related

These blocks are technical and can be found as items in the decoration section at the Creative menu.

Flower Pot

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The flower pot is a technical block that is placed using the flower pot item. It uses damage values and a tile entity to determine the plant it contains.

Bed

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The bed block can be placed using the bed item, but this block is still considered a Technical block because it has separate block and item forms. When using the /give command, it will say: "There is no such ID as ID 26." Thus, it cannot be obtained since 1.7.2 and later. When placed in the "minecraft" world using the /setblock command, you will see only the half of the bed block.

Mob head

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Even though there is a mob head item, this is still a technical block because it has separate block and item forms. The mob head items use damage values when placed to determine whether this block is on the wall or ground.

Sign

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This block has two forms: Wall (block 68) and standing sign (block 63). It has an item form that allows the block to have a custom message before you place it.

Brewing related

These are technical blocks related to brewing.

Brewing Stand

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The brewing stand block is a technical block version of the brewing stand item. It cannot be obtained since 1.7.2 due to the item forms of technical blocks being removed.


Cauldron

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The cauldron block is a technical block that can be placed using its item form. The cauldron has a damage value which determines the water level.

Door related

These blocks are parts of the door. Since the door is two blocks linked together, using /setblock gives you only half a door.

Wooden Door

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When placed in the "Minecraft" world using the /setblock command you will only see a half wooden door, unlike its item form which makes both top and bottom during placement. A single half behaves like a wooden door, it can be opened and closed by hand or with redstone.

Iron Door

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When placed in the "Minecraft" world using the /setblock command you will only see a half iron door, unlike its item form which makes both top and bottom during placement.

Iron door blocks can be placed using the iron door item. If placed using the /setblock command, only half the door will be placed. Iron door blocks are also opened when they receive a redstone signal, even if it is only half of the door.

these when place down from inventory (obtaining will only work in 1.6.4 or lower) it will be invisible.

Furnace related

Lit Furnace

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This is a block used to make furnaces shed light when smelting. It has a different texture than the normal furnace and emits particles. It will replace the normal furnace block while the furnace is burning fuel, but once the fuel runs out it will revert. Through /give or other means you can place this block and it will "burn" for as long as you don't use it. It can also be obtained by using pick block in creative on an active furnace. Strangely, if hacked into the game as an item, it looks as if it were the regular furnace, it also has the same tooltip, "Furnace", instead of something like "Burning Furnace" or "Fueled Furnace", but the name when using /give in 1.7 is "minecraft:lit_furnace". As of version 1.5, it has a blank face texture, which is used on the sides. In 1.7.2, the pick block feature to obtain this was removed.

Redstone related

Redstone Wire

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When placed in the Minecraft world using /setblock, it becomes a block of "Redstone Dust", acting the same as if you placed it by hand. Redstone dust can only be placed on opaque blocks (dirt, stone, grass blocks, etc.), as well as glowstone, upside-down slabs and upside-down stairs, and hoppers.

Lit Redstone Ore

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This is a block used to make Redstone Ore glow when stepped on, right-clicked, or left-clicked. Glowing Redstone maintains its glow if pushed or pulled by a piston, but eventually stops glowing as if it had been touched by the player when placed.

In Creative Mode, middle-clicking Glowing Redstone Ore will select it as a different block than normal Redstone Ore.

Unlit Redstone Torch

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Articolo principale: Redstone Torch

Block 75 is a block representing an off-state Redstone Torch. If a normal Redstone Torch is on a block and the block receives power, it turns off, and stops giving power. When the torch's block stops getting power it turns back to the normal on-state torch, and gives power again. For the game to know the torch stopped getting power the game must update the block - this happens when a block near the torch changes, and when it turned off because of Redstone current, this is not a problem, but when spawned into the world it will be turned off, and because no block is updated, it will stay this way, until a block updates. When the block is removed it will turn to a normal on-state torch. This can be used to create 'burnt out' torches. The torches will only stay off for one tick before turning on.
This block used to be available in the new creative inventory (12w21b) under the Redstone section, and the normal Redstone Torch was under Decoration. However, this was fixed later in 12w22a. Removing 'off' torch. One can make a simple bud (Block Update Detector) if the /give command is used, and this torch is placed last.

Powered Redstone Repeater

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Block 94 is the "on" state of the Redstone Repeater. If one tries to hack this in, the picture will be the side of a double stone slab, or the bottom of a Redstone Repeater. If placed, it will lose the charge after one tick, making it a way to start one-tick pulses in creative or through use of the /give command.

Lit Redstone Lamp

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Block 124 is the "on" state of the Redstone Lamp. When hacked in to the inventory, placing it will immediately turn it off unless its receiving a redstone signal. When added to the game it was possible to receive this item by breaking it. This was fixed in later updates.

Powered Redstone Comparator

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Block 150 is the "on" state of the Redstone Comparator. It will provide a one tick pulse and then will turn off, similar to block 94 (active repeater).
Note: block 149 (originally "off state Comparator") has been changed to include the off and on states in the same block, making this an unused technical block not just one with a missing item form.

Fluid related

Flowing Water

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The flowing water block tells the game to check for any air blocks around it and put some water into them if applicable. This is distinct from whether or not the fluid appears to be moving, and whether or not it is a source block. When placed using a water bucket or a mod it will flow 8 blocks. This may be placed in the Nether, unlike water buckets.

Stationary Water

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Stationary water is just like flowing water, except it doesn't flow and doesn't move you. It generates in lakes, oceans, village wells and desert wells.

Flowing Lava

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The flowing lava block tells the game to check for any air blocks around it and put some lava into them if applicable. This is distinct from whether or not the fluid appears to be moving, and whether or not it is a source block. Lava flows for 4 blocks in overworld and 8 in the Nether (flowing the same distance as water, and also faster than overworld lava). Even when a source block is removed, lava can continue flowing for a considerable amount of time. Flowing lava does not set nearby flammable blocks on fire.


Stationary Lava

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Stationary lava is just like flowing lava, except it doesn't flow. It generates in lava lakes, nether fortresses, and in lava oceans in the nether.

Farming related

Farmland

Articolo principale: Farmland

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Farmland is a block on which seeds (melon, pumpkin, wheat, carrot, potato, and the Pocket Edition exclusive item beetroot) can be planted and grown, and it is made by using a Hoe on Dirt or Grass. If farmland is horizontally within four blocks of water it gradually becomes hydrated. Rain will also randomly hydrate farmland blocks. If left dry and unplanted, a farmland block will eventually turn back to dirt. A farmland block's damage value specifies its hydration level - the more hydrated it is, the darker its appearance, and as it dries out it becomes lighter again. Jumping on farmland will sometimes turn it into dirt, dropping any crops that might have been planted on it as if they were harvested.

Wheat Crops

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This block appears when wheat seeds are planted on farmland. This block, when hacked in or obtained using the /give command, has the tooltip name of "Crops".

Potato Crops

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This block behaves the same way as any other crops would, but they are the result of placing a potato on Farmland.

Carrot Crops

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This block behaves the same way as any other crop would, but they are the result of placing a carrot on Farmland.

Pumpkin Stem

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The block that is planted on farmland when pumpkin seeds are used on it. It starts off-set under-ground, and rises up as the plant grows, as opposed to the method wheat seeds uses, where each growth stage is an individual texture. The stem is colored green by the game, and then brown once fully grown.

The stem will change to the second image once a pumpkin has grown off the stem. A single stem will connect to any Pumpkin in an adjacent square, thus there are 5 possible appearances to a stem. When the pumpkin is removed, the stem will return to its original image. Using /setblock ~ ~3 ~ minecraft:pumpkin_stem 15 you can hack in pumpkin stems up to a data value of 15, where the stem becomes even taller.

A single pumpkin will grow off a full grown stem at a time, but once that pumpkin is removed, another can grow in its place.

Destroying a fully-grown stem yields 0-3 pumpkin seeds.

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A screenshot of the pumpkin stem with a data value of 15.

The stem is a red-orange color with a texture of the top of the pumpkin at the bottom part. This cannot be seen legitimately, as breaking the farmland will take out the stem.

NOTICE: Using the /setblock command to get illegitimate stem textures will backfire as of 1.8. Data values 8 through 11 will be stems attatched to a pumpkin, and data values 12 through 15 will crash Minecraft.

Melon Stem

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The block that is planted on farmland when melon seeds are used on it. The coloring and growth method is the same as the Pumpkin Stem's.

The stem will change to the second image once a melon has grown off the stem. A single stem will connect to any Melon in an adjacent square, thus there are 4 possible appearances to a stem with a melon on it and 1 without. If there are multiple melons it can connect to, it will favor the east, then west, north, and south. When the melon is removed, the stem will return to its original image.

Using the command /setblock ~ ~3 ~ minecraft:melon_stem 15 can hack in pumpkin stems up to a data value of 15, where the stem becomes even taller. You can also spawn the taller stem using the command .

A single melon will grow off a full grown stem at a time, but once that melon is removed, another can grow in its place.

Destroying a fully-grown stem yields 0-3 melon seeds.

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A screenshot of the melon stem with a data value of 15.

The stem is an orange-yellow color with a texture of Netherrack at the bottom part. Again, this cannot be seen in the vanilla game, as breaking the farmland will delete the plant.

NOTICE: Using the /setblock command to get illegitimate stem textures will backfire as of 1.8. Data values 8 through 11 will be stems attatched to a melon, and data values 12 through 15 will crash Minecraft.

Sugar Canes

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When placed using /setblock, it acts the same, except you can use damage values to make it grow another piece faster. When broken with any tool, it drops the sugar cane (item). In older versions of Pocket Edition, you will see the sugar cane block in the creative menu and it was not the item.

Nether Wart

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Nether wart block is the block version of the Nether Wart, it has 4 grow cycles. The nether wart can be found in Nether Fortresss. It can be placed using /setblock using custom damage values it can start at any growth stage.

Food related

These are technical blocks related to food.

Cake

Template:Technical Block When you place a Cake in a "Minecraft" world using /setblock, it will appear as a cake block or Block 92 unless placed using damage values. Block 92 has 6 Data values to determine how much was eaten.

Mob related

Monster Egg

Articolo principale: Monster Egg

Monster Egg (also known as Silverfish Block or Block 97) is a block that may look like a Stone block, a Cobblestone block, or a Stone Brick block, but is actually a block that has a silverfish "inside" of it. To get the silverfish "out", you either have to mine it, or you have to attack a nearby silverfish. The block itself may be detected because breaking it with a pickaxe is slower then regular stone, and it is easily broken with any other item or tool. Blowing the block up will not make any silverfish come out. This block is obtainable in the creative mode inventory as of 1.3, in the decoration block section. These are randomly generated underground in Extreme Hills biomes.

Other monster spawners

Articolo principale: Monster Spawners

A monster spawner can be obtained with /give <player> minecraft:mob_spawner, but will always spawn pigs when placed. Spawners that create other entites can be placed with the /setblock command (e.g., /setblock <x> <y> <z> minecraft:mob_spawner 0 replace {EntityId: Cow}). Using various NBT editors or a command block allows further customization, as they are not limited by the length of the command line. The spawned mobs can have specified Attributes, Status effects, equipment, and other variations; see Chunk format#MobSpawner for details.

Portal related

Nether Portal

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Nether Portal blocks are generated when a portal is formed, standing in them will teleport the player from The Overworld to the Nether and vice versa. However, they disappear when a block is placed next to it. In creative mode you can break this block and it will play the glass breaking sound. It can be obtained with the use of mods or the /give command on a server. The portal animated texture is procedurally generated, like water or lava. Nether Portal icons in Inventory are different in Overworld and Nether. Players can obtain the block by typing in the Block ID 90 using the /give command (Search Commands for more info).

Trivia
  • As of 12w16a, one can obtain a portal block using cheats.
  • The inside of the Nether Portal block is hollow.
  • Despite popular belief, you only need one portal block, without a frame, to warp to the Nether. This applies to both Nether and The End portals.
  • Though this block must be obtained with an inventory editor, it is not possible to place two nether portal blocks next to each other in the vanilla game simply because the block updates, then realizes it's not in a frame, and so, disappears. This also happens if you place or destroy a block directly adjacent to it.
  • If obtained with an inventory editor, or using the 'Pick Block' button to get the block, the block can be broken with a sound similar to glass while in creative mode.
  • While in your inventory, it appears as a full block unless it is rendered in the world. (Example, it looks like a normal full block, but when you place the hacked portal in your inventory, it will then render as it looks in Minecraft)
  • Although one cannot legitimately activate a Nether Portal in The End, Nether Portal blocks will function properly and take you to a place in the Nether that corresponds to the location in the Overworld from where you first entered The End.
  • A piston cannot push a block into a nether portal, it is as if it was obsidian or bedrock - the piston will not activate.
The Nether Portal animation.

End Portal

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The End Portal is a block that will teleport the player into or out of The End dimension. It looks like a hole to a three-dimensional void with layers of blue and greenish stars, and emits light and black smoke particles. Only the top and the sides of the block are technically visible, and the bottom side is transparent‏. The collision box for this block takes up the lower 1/16th of the block, similar to snow.

Wherever the End Portal block exists, there is also a tile entity named “Airportal”. This tile entity has no additional data and is responsible for the special visual effect only. When a player touches an End Portal block, they are teleported to the End if they are in the Overworld, or to the Overworld if they are in the End. They can be obtained by using the /give command with ID 119. As of 1.5, End Portals cannot be placed in the End until the Ender Dragon has been killed, and cannot be placed in the Nether at all.

Trivia
  • The End Portal is technically the only block without a conventional texture, or entity texture; it uses the same image as the background of The End, with an additional effect added on top.
  • Despite popular belief, if a player manages to obtain a Portal block, they only need one, without a frame, to be transported to the End.
  • As of Beta 1.9 Pre-release 4, End Portal blocks can be destroyed in Creative Mode. This does not affect the effects of adjacent End Portal blocks.
  • If the Portal is viewed from underneath it will be invisible, allowing you to see through the portal.
  • If the Portal is hit, it will give out particles the color of the Nether Portal.
  • If a player moves from an End Portal block (which does not have an Eye of Ender in it) onto a Soul Sand block placed on the sides of an End Portal block, they will briefly sink an extra distance while crossing over.
  • If TNT is detonated on an End Portal, no blocks in its blast radius will be destroyed, the same as if TNT is detonated in water.
  • Passing the End Portal while riding a minecart will not teleport you to the end, instead you will simply pass through the portal straight into the lava below, because the portal does not check for riding entities, but only the hitting entity itself.
  • When a player properly passes through an End Portal, they maintain their vertical speed. Jumping from a very tall height into an End Portal usually results in massive fall damage (and usually death) when they land on the Obsidian panel that is created at the spawn point. This can be avoided by placing layers of water directly above the End Portal, which will negate fall damage upon entering the other dimension.
  • In multiplayer, hacked End Portal frames making an End Portal will disconnect the player because they "moved too fast", and when they respawn, they will spawn a distance from the End "island" above the void, falling in the void.
  • The Player can obtain some of the technical blocks in creative mode by clicking the scroll-wheel on their mouse and the portal will appear in their slot.
  • As of the 12w23b snapshot, the End Portal frame block can be found in in the creative menu.
  • However, by using the "pick block" you may select an End Portal Frame block in an open inventory space.
  • Any mob spawned on top of the End Portal piece is teleported to the End.
  • This block can be destroyed by the Ender Dragon when said mob passes through it.
  • Interestingly, the selection box for an end portal block appears on the bottom of the block, even though the actual location of the texture is at the top of the block.
  • End portal blocks give off light.
  • As of 13w02a, End portals appear with the Nether Portal texture in the inventory.
    • As of 14w05a, the Nether Portal icon of End Portal is replaced with the "Missing Texture" icon, previously used by the Locked chest.
  • If a player throws an entity (including items) into an End Portal, the entity will be sent to The End. This does not seem to work the other way around in singleplayer, but in multiplayer entities are teleported to the default spawn.
  • In Creative Mode, placing an End Portal in the End will cause it to despawn immediately.

Pocket Edition only

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Invisible Bedrock

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A wall of Invisible Bedrock surrounds Pocket Edition maps. It appears to be the equivalent of the Barrier block. When placed, it is possible to see through walls, but cannot be destroyed. If however placed inside the world, the Nether Reactor may clear it away unless its at the edge of the world. When held, the item texture looks like stone (not like the block when held, it looks more like a sheetof it) Blocks that "snap" to a surface, including ladders, can be placed, allowing you to climb over the invisible wall surrounding the maps. If you reach the height limit, you can walk on top of it. You can see through parts of the blocks lined up against the Invisible Bedrock. Even with all of its transparent properties, invisible bedrock does leave a shadow, which can give away secret bridges or defenses. If you hack to get the item, it looks like a whole inventory slot covered with stone and will display ".name/" when held as a glitch.

If you shoot an arrow or throw a snowball or eggs into Invisible Bedrock it will continue until it has reached the level of visible Bedrock, and will turn black, as if it has a block on top of it blocking the light. If you go into third person mode and spawn mobs in the block they will suffocate. There is a glitch where putting blocks at max height next to Invisible Bedrock and walking into it will cause you to clip through the Invisible Bedrock and appear to float on nothing. You are in fact walking on the top layers of this block. At this point, the player will be invisible in third person, when an arrow is shot it will turn black, and when items are thrown they will disappear instantly, and mobs at these layers are also invisible, so it is advised not to spawn strong hostile mobs up there. It is also impossible to hit them.

Similar (If not the same) blocks are present bordering the maps on the Xbox 360 Edition. And as of Minecraft 1.7 PC version, all blocks past the border of the world at X/Z +-30,000,000 act like Invisible Bedrock.

On the Xbox 360 Edition, it is possible to enter this the invisible bedrock atop of the Nether. To do so, simply dig to the very top of the Nether, and use an Ender Pearl to go to above the bedrock layer. Once atop the Nether, travel to the very edge of the bedrock, and throw an Ender Pearl onto the last bedrock block, closest to the edge. Once you have entered this block, you can then throw Ender Pearls down the wall, and get to get near the bottom layer. You cannot destroy nor place blocks. In creative mode, you cannot fly up or down. To get back to the top, just throw Ender Pearls back up the sides. (Works with TU12 and beyond)

History

Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0 Added Invisible Bedrock
0.8.0 Item Texture Changed
in arrivo per la pocket
0.9.0 Removed Invisible Bedrock Barriers in Pre-0.9.0 worlds if the world is infinite.

Beetroot Crops

Template:Technical Block When you plant Beetroot Seeds on Farmland, you will see Beetroot Crops in a "seedlings" state. Beetroot crops are very similar to the Carrot and Potato crops, but ripen pink.

Glowing Obsidian

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Glowing Obsidian is a block which only generates when the Nether Reactor is activated. Upon activation, the blocks that make up the reactor turn into Glowing Obsidian.

Properties

As the name suggests, Glowing Obsidian is a solid block that gives off light similar to Glowstone, but slightly dimmer. It does indeed glow, but its physical properties are closer to Obsidian. It takes the same amount of time to mine as Obsidian. Instead of dropping itself, it drops a normal Obsidian block. The block will emit red smoke particles within close proximity to it so long as it exists, similar to the particles Redstone creates when activated. Although in the Nether Reactor the block seems to spawn items around it, it is not the block itself that acts like this, nor will it spawn items if placed normally. The block turns into obsidian after a short amount of time. Otherwise it is simply an aesthetic block, as it has the same blast resistance as normal Obsidian.

Trivia

  • If the Nether Reactor Core is mined out while the Nether Reactor is active, the glowing obsidian will not turn into obsidian after the reactor deactivates. This also causes the reactor to stop spawning items and zombie pigmen.

History

Pocket Edition Alpha
0.5.0 Added Glowing Obsidian.
Unknown Wooden pickaxes no longer make glowing obsidian yield obsidian.
0.7.3 Glowing Obsidian now requires a Diamond Pickaxe, rather than an Iron Pickaxe.
0.8.0 No longer has red outline in hot bar.
in arrivo
0.9.0 Glowing Obsidian requires inventory editing to obtain due to replacement of the nether reactor .

Update Game

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The Update Game block is a placeholder for nonexistent data values. It is a block with a Dirt texture with "update!" written on it in green. The Update Game Block was added in Pocket Edition Alpha 0.1.3. As can be seen using an Inventory Editor, there are actually two of these blocks, one saying "update!", and the other appearing to say "ate!upd". By placing these 2 blocks next to each other, one can see "update!" and "ate!upd". Their block IDs were 248 and 249. These IDs no longer exist. This block had no use in game but could be placed as a decoration block, or could be used as a Dirt block with Vines creeping over it.

.name

Template:Technical Block .name is a solid-grey looking block. According to the code, the block's name is "Fire", but in-game, the block is marked as ".name". The block was a placeholder for fire, due to a problem with the fire-spreading mechanics. .name could only be obtained between Alpha 0.3.3 and Alpha 0.6.1. In Alpha 0.7.0, fire was returned with fixed spreading mechanics, replacing .name. Its data value, however, changed to ID 255. Currently, it can only be obtained through hex editing.

The block was relatively fast to mine as of Alpha 0.8.0 on android devices. It takes a very long time to break as of Alpha 0.8.1 on iOS devices

History

Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.3 Removed fire, due to a spreading error. It was replaced by .name. It is only obtainable through worlds with fire previously spawned, or by hacking.
0.7.0 .name was replaced by fire, but still exists in the game. Re-implemented fire with better spreading mechanics.
0.7.5 No longer breaks quickly. It now takes the same amount of time to break as stone.
0.8.0 Texture is a solid grey. Breaks quickly
0.8.1 Takes pretty long to break now,

Removed

These technical blocks are removed or have been replaced with another block.

Infinite Water Source

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The Infinite Water Source was a block that would create infinite water, which would replicate infinitely to fill up volumes. They were added originally to allow for infinite lakes on floating maps.[1] The block was removed after infinite worlds were introduced. They flowed placing a Water source next to them. They could be broken with one click.

Infinite Lava Source

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Similar to the Infinite Water Source, the Infinite Lava Source was a block that created infinite lava which would replicate infinitely to fill up volumes. The block was removed after infinite worlds were introduced. They flowed placing a lava source next to them in all four directions. They could be broken with one click.

Galleria

Collegamenti

  1. http://notch.tumblr.com/post/333135179/i-should-be-sleeping-but