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Type:Solid, natural
Mine with:Stone pickaxe or higher
Found naturally:Yes, in oceans
Item ID:coral

Coral is a very rare block decorative block found in oceans.


When mined with a stone pickaxe or better, coral drops itself.

Natural Generation

Coral naturally generates in ocean biomes.


Coral can be used as a decorative block.

Crafting Ingredient

Coral is only used in one crafting recipe, the coral lantern.

Empty Coral Empty
Coral Torch Coral
Empty Coral Empty
Coral lantern


Version Date Changes
Prior to 1.4.34 Day 12
  • Added coral
Prior to 1.4.34 Day 13
  • Mines don't remove flowers, wood, leaves, cacti, seaweed, nor coral when generating
1.22 Jun 29, 2012
  • Fixed lakes, seaweed and coral
1.23 Oct 31, 2012
  • Updated the coral texture
1.26 Mar 28, 2014
  • Added coral to creative inventory
  • Added lanterns made from coral
1.27 Nov 13, 2015
  • Coral can now be given through commands
  • Coral can now be mined by hand, but doesn't drop anything

See Also