Netherrack

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Netherrack

Netherrack.png



Name:Netherrack
Type:Blocks, Construction Materials
Mine with:Stone pickaxe
Drops:Itself
Found naturally:Yes
Renewable:No
Item ID:netherrack

Netherrack is the block that makes up most of the Nether.

Obtaining

If mined with a stone pickaxe or above, netherrack drops itself.

Natural generation

Netherrack makes up most of the Nether.

Usage

Netherrack can be smelted into a nether brick, which then can be crafted into nether bricks, a construction type of block.

Netherrack
Coal
Nether brick

It can be used to craft soul sand.

Netherrack Dirt
Empty Empty
Soul sand

History

Version Date Changes
1.11 Aug 5, 2011
  • Added the Nether
  • Added nether rock
1.24 Dec 22, 2012
  • Nether rock is renamed to netherrack
    • Netherrack doesn’t catch on fire randomly in the overworld
1.25 May 11, 2013
  • Netherrack can be smelted to give nether brick
1.27 Nov 13, 2015
  • Updated the texture of netherrack
  • Nethereyes now drop nether brick instead of netherrack, so netherrack is no longer renewable
  • It is now used to craft soul sand.

Trivia

  • If you use flint and steel on it the fire never burns out (supposedly).
  • Doesn't give much light off if you light it with flint and steel though.
  • Netherrack is not renewable since the 1.27 update because it is no longer dropped by nethereyes.

See Also