Redstone can be obtained by mining or smelting redstone ore, destroying jungle temple traps, crafting blocks of redstone, killing witches, trading with villagers, or by breaking previously-placed redstone dust. It can also be found in chests This table summarizes the average quantity of each item that can be found in a naturally-generated chest, depending on its location. show all columns View at: Chest loot/All edit] Values represent the number of items that spawn in naturally generated structures.
Redstone is a flat transparent When leaves are opaque (in "fast" graphics), they completely block rendering. When leaves are transparent (in "fancy" graphics), the world behind them is also rendered. Opacity (and its inverse, transparency) are properties of blocks with block See the various blocks found in Minecraft. For the blocking with shields that reduces damage when performed, see Blocking. All blocks Blocks are the basic units of structure in Minecraft. Contents 1 which can transmit redstone power.
Redstone dust can be broken instantly using any tool, or without a tool, and drops itself as an item. Its hitbox may only cover part of the surface below, depending on the orientation of the redstone.
Redstone dust will also be removed and drop redstone as an item:
- if its attachment block is moved, removed, or destroyed
- if water Water Transparency Partial (-2 to light) Luminance No Blast resistance 500 (Flowing) 500 (Still) Tool Renewable Yes Stackable N/A Flammable No Drops None Data values Flowing Water dec: 08 hex: 8 bin: 1000 Still Water dec: 09 hex: 9 bin: 1001 flows into its space
- if a piston Piston Transparency Yes Luminance None Blast resistance 2.5 Tool Any tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data values See Data values Pistons are blocks capable of pushing most blocks, depending on tries to push it or moves a block into its space
If lava Lava Transparency Yes Luminance Yes, 15 Blast resistance 500 Tool Renewable No Stackable N/A Flammable No Drops None Data values Flowing Lava dec: 10 hex: A bin: 1010 Still Lava dec: 11 hex: B bin: 1011 Name Flowing Lava flowing_lava Still flows into redstone dust`s space, the redstone dust will be destroyed without dropping redstone as an item.
Redstone can be crafted from blocks of redstone.
|Ingredients||Crafting Crafting is the method by which many blocks, tools, and materials are made in Minecraft. In order to craft something, players must move items from their inventory to a crafting grid. A 2×2 crafting grid recipe|
|Block of Redstone|
A single witch Witch Health points 26 ( × 13) Size Height: 1.95 Blocks Width: 0.6 Blocks Spawn Light level of 7 or less. When lightning strikes within 3-4 blocks of a villager. Inside Witch Huts. First appearances will drop 0 to 6 redstone when they die, even when not killed by the player. The drop chance can be increased to 0⃢₀ₓ15 using the Looting "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 enchantment.
A single redstone ore Redstone Ore Transparency Partial (when active) Luminance Yes, 9 (when updated, clicked, or stepped on) Blast resistance 15 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Experience Mined: 1–5 Smelted: 0.7 Drops Redstone (4–5) Data will yield 4⃢₀ₓ5 redstone when mined with an iron or diamond pickaxe. With the Fortune "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 enchantment, additional redstone up to the enchantment level may be dropped (e.g. 0⃢₀ₓ3 extra will be dropped with Fortune III).
15 lengths of redstone dust are naturally generated as part of the trap in each jungle temple Jungle Temple Biome Jungle Consists of See Blocks Can generate post-generation No First appearances See History Jungle temples are generated structures found in jungle biomes. Contents 1 Generation 2 Structure 2.1 Puzzle 2.2 Trap 2.3 . 5 lengths of redstone dust can be found in one type of jail cell room in a woodland mansion Woodland mansion Biome Roofed Forest Consists of See Structure. Can generate post-generation N/A First appearances See history This article may need cleanup to comply with the style guide. Please help improve this if you can. .
Redstone can be found in 27.4% of dungeon Dungeon Biome Any Consists of Cobblestone Moss Stone Monster Spawner Chest Can generate post-generation No First appearances See history Dungeons are naturally generated structures that appear in the Overworld. Contents 1 Generation 2 Structure 2.1 chests and 27.4% of woodland mansion Woodland mansion Biome Roofed Forest Consists of See Structure. Can generate post-generation N/A First appearances See history This article may need cleanup to comply with the style guide. Please help improve this if you can. chests in stacks of 1⃢₀ₓ4, and in 17.0% of chest minecarts Minecart with Chest Type Vehicles Durability N/A Renewable Yes Stackable No Internal ID PC: 43 PE: 98 Network ID PC: 10 Entity ID chest_minecart Drops 1 Minecart 1 Chest plus contents Health points 6 () in abandoned mineshafts Abandoned mineshaft Biome Any Consists of Wooden Planks Fence Rail Torch Cobweb Dirt Monster Spawner Minecart with Chest Can generate post-generation No First appearances See history "Mine" redirects here. For information about mining, see Mining. , 12.2% of stronghold Stronghold Portal Room Biome Any Consists of See Structure First appearances See History Strongholds are structures that occur naturally underground, and are primarily important because they house end portals. Strongholds can be located using eyes altar chests, and 19.0% of stronghold Stronghold Portal Room Biome Any Consists of See Structure First appearances See History Strongholds are structures that occur naturally underground, and are primarily important because they house end portals. Strongholds can be located using eyes storeroom chests, all in stacks of 4⃢₀ₓ9.
Clerics can offer to trade 1 to 4 redstone for an emerald as one of their second-tier trades.
Redstone is used for brewing, crafting, and in redstone circuits by placing it on the ground to create redstone dust.
UsesUp to 4 may be dropped when a block of Redstone Ore is destroyed with an Iron₠or diamond₠pickaxe It is also dropped by Witches, and occurs in block form in Jungle Temples and Woodland Mansions. It also appears in Dungeon, Woodland Mansion, and Stronghold Chests, and in Abandoned Mineshaft Chest Minecarts.₠This dust can be placed on the ground to make redstone wire. Redstone can also be crafted into a Redstone Torch₠although a redstone torch is not as efficient as a regular torch as it does not₠give off as much light, a Block of Redstone (as of update 1.5)₠and/or a Redstone Repeater.₠Redstone also can be used in traps or mechanisms involving Redstone circuits. When redstone interacts with any liquid, it will be destroyed. Redstone can only be placed on solid blocks, excluding Glowstone and top placed half Slabs of any kind. When redstone gets ignited, it will last 15 blocks before going to its off state. This can be prevented by placing a repeater and continuing the redstone circuit however will make the output 1-4 ticks longer. A Redstone Comparator₠(see page for details) creates an instant redstone signal when placed in a line (all facing the same way) unlike repeaters (listed above). The toggle switch must be off in order for this to happen. Redstone