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Grass Block

Grass Block


Grass Block is an iconic and plentiful block in Minecraft, found in almost every biome. It is also one of the most easily obtained. It can be broken by hand or by tool. The Shovel is the most efficient method to mine Grass Block and obtain Dirt.

Usage / Purpose

When Grass Block is mined it produces Dirt. While Dirtcan be used to rapidly create a temporary structure, it is largely ineffective as a building material due to its low blast protection from Creepers.

The primary use for the Grass Block is for Farming. If the top layer is removed with a Hoe then various seed types can be planted.

Drops / Yields

When Grass Block is mined it drops one unit of Dirt.


Grass Block is stored as Dirt in stacks of 64 units.


Grass Block with spread its grass covering onto bare patches of adjacent Dirt.

There are no crafting recipes which require Grass Block.

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