Packed Ice


Packed ice can be obtained using any tool with silk touch "Flame" redirects here. For the non-solid damage-dealing block, see Fire. “ How does enchanting work in Minecraft? Well, you open a magical book and pick a random spell, not quite sure knowing what it will minecraft . When broken without using a silk touch tool it drops nothing.

Packed Ice
Hardness 0.5
Breaking "Punch" redirects here. For the enchantment, see Enchanting#Punch. The Player punches trees and gets wood (click to view animation). Breaking, digging, punching, or mining is one of the most fundamental activities in Minecraft, performed (by minecraft time
Hand 0.75
Wooden 0.4
Stone 0.2
Iron 0.15
Diamond 0.1
Golden 0.1
  1. ⃢₆ₑ Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.


  • Packed Ice was added in the 1.7.2 update.
  • Unlike Ice, Packed Ice isn`t transparent.


Marsh Davies Mojang avatar.png Ice is also a rather charming-looking building block, but its aesthetic properties are rather undercut by its tendency to melt. Locate the rare Ice Spikes biome, be that as it may, and you can find packed ice, a variety of the chillsome block which doesn’t turn into a puddle under the glare of light sources. Be careful mining it though, as only a pick-axe with the Silk Touch enchantment will harvest it without shattering the block into nothingy nothingness.
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Packed ice is a solid block Comparison of the solid stone and liquid water blocks Solid blocks are a category of block. Contents 1 Properties 2 List of solid blocks 2.1 List of non-solid blocks 3 Height 4 Video 5 History minecraft form of ice Ice Transparency PC: Partial (-2 to light) PE: No Luminance No Blast resistance 2.5 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops None Data value dec: 79 hex: 4F bin: 1001111 Name ice See minecraft .


Natural generation

Packed ice is found in the rare ice plains spikes biome. Packed ice generates as igloo windows Pocket⃂edition only Pocket Edition Author(s) Mojang AB Jens Bergensten Aron Nieminen Daniel Kaplan Tommaso Checchi Shoghi Cervantes Jason Major Daniel Wustenhoff Tomas Alaeus Mikael "Slicedlime" Hedberg @@@#@@@Microsoft( Studios 1] Platform(s) Written in C++ 2] Latest version 1.1.2 minecraft .


Packed ice is slightly slippery, causing most entities to slide, including items. This also allows for increased speed of items in water currents by placing the packed ice under the water current. Mobs do not travel faster in water currents on packed ice.

When a non-full block is placed on top of packed ice, the block has the same `slipperiness` as the ice below it; although, if packed ice is placed below soul sand Soul Sand Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 2.5 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data value dec: 88 hex: 58 bin: 1011000 Name soul_sand “ Only in the fiery caverns of the Nether, minecraft , it amplifies the slowing effect of the soul sand rather than making it slippery.

Mobs "Monster" redirects here. For the mob called "monster" in the code, see Human. Mobs are living, moving game entities. The term "mob" is short for "mobile". 1] Contents 1 Spawning 2 Behavior 3 List of minecraft can spawn on packed ice, unlike normal ice. This can allow for compact mob farms that rely on the tendency of pushed mobs to slide off the ice in some way.

Packed ice is a completely solid block, and allows placement of any objects on top.

Unlike normal ice Ice Transparency PC: Partial (-2 to light) PE: No Luminance No Blast resistance 2.5 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops None Data value dec: 79 hex: 4F bin: 1001111 Name ice See minecraft , packed ice will not melt if placed near light sources.



Official releaseAnnounce Minecraft 1.0 Starting version 1.0.0 (Nov. 18th, 2011) Latest version 1.12 Paid Yes Website See the official release of Minecraft for the PC. For the version, see 1.0.0. For the first minecraft
1.7.2 1.7.2 Official name The Update that Changed the World Release date Oct. 25, 2013 1] Development versions View all Snapshots 13w36a 13w36b 13w37a 13w37b 13w38a 13w38b 13w38c 13w39a 13w39b 13w41a 13w41b 13w42a 13w42b 13w43a Pre-releases minecraft 13w36a 13w36a Type Snapshot Release date Sep. 5, 2013 1] Snapshot for 1.7.2 Download Client (.json) Server ◄◄ 1.6.4 13w36b ► 1.7.4 ►► See the computer edition. For other editions, see Version history minecraft Added packed ice.
1.8 1.8 Official name Bountiful Update Type Release Release date Sep. 2, 2014 1] Development versions View all Snapshots 14w02a 14w02b 14w02c 14w03a 14w03b 14w04a 14w04b 14w05a 14w05b 14w06a 14w06b 14w07a 14w08a 14w10a 14w10b 14w10c 14w11a minecraft 14w26c 14w26c Type Snapshot Release date Jun. 26, 2014 Snapshot for 1.8 Download Client (.json) Server ◄◄ 1.7.10 ◄ 14w26b 14w27a ► 1.8.1 ►► See the computer edition. For other editions, see Version minecraft Fixed efficiency on tools not speeding up the mining of packed ice.
1.12 1.12 Official name World of Color Update 1] Release date Jun. 7, 2017 Development versions View all Snapshot 17w06a 17w13a 17w13b 17w14a 17w15a 17w16a 17w16b 17w17a 17w17b 17w18a 17w18b Pre-release 1.12-pre1 1.12-pre2 1.12-pre3 1.12-pre4 1.12-pre5 minecraft 17w17a 17w17a Type Snapshot Release date Apr. 26, 2017 Snapshot for 1.12 Download Client (.json) Server ◄◄ 1.11.2 ◄ 17w16b 17w17b ► 1.13 ►► See the computer edition. For other editions, see Version minecraft Packed ice can be used to play the chime if they are under note blocks Note Block Type Solid Block Requirements None Physics No Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 4 Hardness 0.8 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No, but catches fire from lava First appearances See History minecraft .
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.9.0 build 1 Ice.png Added packed ice.
0.12.1 build 1 Packed Ice.png Updated texture.
Packed ice is now available in the creative inventory.
Pocket Edition
1.0 build 1 Packed ice now generate as part of igloos.
Console Edition This is not an official version history or changelog. For the official list, please visit the 4JStudios forum threads for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U or Nintendo
TU31 CU19 1.22 Patch 3 Added packed ice.


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Packed ice can be found naturally in rare Ice Plains (Ice Spike Biomes) using a tool enchanted with Silk Touch or through creative mode/cheats. Mining packed ice without Silk Touch will break the block.