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Utility Blocks help you survive and/or create cool stuff.
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Name
Description
Used In
Recipe / Source
Anvil

Anvil

Anvils are used to rename and repair items. Unlike crafted repairs, anvils can keep enchantments, and add new ones

Iron Block
Iron Block
Iron Block
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Anvil
Barrier

Barrier

A barrier is an invisible block which appears transparent, but has mixed properties.

Beacon

Beacon

Beacons are a sort of defensive tool when placed on top of a pyramid made up of a mixture of diamond, emerald, gold, and iron blocks. They buff the player within a certain area-of-effect and lasts for a short eight seconds.

Glass
Glass
Glass
Glass
Nether Star
Glass
Obsidian
Obsidian
Obsidian
Beacon
Bed

Bed

Allows you to sleep until morning, quickly skipping through the night. In multiplayer, all players must be in bed for this to work. Beds are used to set your respawn point (see details).

Wool
Wool
Wool
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Bed
Brewing Stand

Brewing Stand

Brewing stands are used for making potions.

Blaze Rod
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Brewing Stand
Cauldron

Cauldron

Cauldrons are used to store water. They can fill glass bottles to make water bottles. They hold enough water for three water bottles.

Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Cauldron
Command Block

Command Block

A Command Block is a block that can execute commands. Because it cannot be obtained in survival mode with cheats, it is typically used on multiplayer servers and in custom maps.

Crafting Table

Crafting Table

The staple of any crafter, used to create many objects.

Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Crafting Table
Dragon Egg

Dragon Egg

A dragon egg is one of the rarest blocks in Minecraft. A single Dragon egg spawns on top of the exit End Portal left by the Ender Dragon.

Enchanted Book

Enchanted Book

Enchanted books can be used on weapons, tools, and armor with an anvil to add enchantments on them.

Enchantment Table

Enchantment Table

The enchantment table allows users to use experience levels to enchant weapons, armor, and tools.

Book
Diamond (Gem)
Obsidian
Diamond (Gem)
Obsidian
Obsidian
Obsidian
Enchantment Table
Experience Orb

Experience Orb

Experience orbs are obtained through killing mobs. They take on a yellowish-green color and give experience points to the player when collected.

Firework Rocket

Firework Rocket

Fireworks rockets can be used to create colorful explosions

Firework Star
Paper
Gunpowder
Firework Rocket
Firework Star

Firework Star

Used to create firework rockets

Firework Rocket
Gunpowder
Cyan Dye
Firework Star
Furnace

Furnace

Used to smelt items. Smelting requires fuel such as coal, charcoal, wood, lava in a bucket, or most things made of wood.

Minecart (Powered)
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Furnace
Jukebox

Jukebox

Used to play music with discs such as music disc (gold). Right-click the jukebox with a music disc selected to play it.

Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Diamond (Gem)
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank
Jukebox
Sponge

Sponge

Sponge is a block that can be used to remove water around itself when placed, turning into a wet sponge in the process.

TNT

TNT

Upon being set on fire, or energized with redstone, TNT will begin smoking and flashing. After 4 seconds, it will explode, damaging surrounding blocks and creatures.

Minecart With TNT
Gunpowder
Sand
Gunpowder
Sand
Gunpowder
Sand
Gunpowder
Sand
Gunpowder
TNT
Wet Sponge

Wet Sponge

The wet sponge is a variant of the sponge block that lacks its water-removing property.