• The sun is visibly larger during sunrise and sunset.
    • If the player is underwater or underground and looks at the sun, it appears the same as the sun at sunset.
      • This is due to the way the sun is rendered when in direct exposure to the sky.
  • Standing or flying at a height above the terrain of approximately 1.4x the render distance, the sun will appear opposite to the moon in the sky, making it seem almost as if the player is in space.



Example of the sun rising on the horizon.

The sun and moon rise in the east and set in the west.

When the Player The Player Health points 20 () Armor points Varies Attack strength Fist: 1 () Items: Varies Size Height: 1.8 Blocks Width: 0.6 Blocks While sneaking: Height: 1.65 Blocks Width: 0.6 Blocks While gliding: Height: 0.6 minecraft creates a new world The Overworld, as seen in an extreme hills and a forest biome The Overworld is the dimension in which all players begin their Minecraft journey. Contents 1 Creation 1.1 Seeds 2 Environment 2.1 Biomes 2.2 minecraft , the time is set to dawn and the sun starts on the horizon. As time passes, it will slowly move across the sky. As the sun sets, the moon A full moon. The moon is a celestial body that appears during the Minecraft night. Contents 1 Nighttime 1.1 Stars 2 Phases 2.1 Effects on mobs 3 History 4 Issues 5 Trivia 6 Gallery 7 minecraft rises. Overall, daytime lasts 10 minutes (in real time).


Sunlight refers to the light Light (or lighting) in Minecraft affects visibility, mob spawning, and plant growth. Contents 1 Brightness 1.1 Spread 2 Sources of light 2.1 Blocks 2.2 Other 3 Light-filtering blocks 4 Effects of light 4.1 Mobs 4.2 minecraft which illuminates all blocks directly below the sky Air Type Non-Solid Block Transparency Yes Luminance No Data value dec: 0 hex: 0 bin: 0 Name air Air is the block present in otherwise empty space. Contents 1 Obtaining 1.1 Natural generation 2 Usage 3 History 4 minecraft , and which do not have a shadow cast over them by an opaque 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 minecraft block or by inclement weather. Clouds Clouds as they appear with Fancy graphics Clouds are graphical effects in the sky. They serve a solely aesthetic purpose. Contents 1 Appearance 2 Behavior 3 Video 4 History 5 Issues 6 Gallery 7 References minecraft themselves do not cast shadows; be that as it may, during inclement weather Weather shown in 2 biomes Weather in Minecraft consists of occasional precipitation and storms that are temporary but global. 1] Contents 1 Behavior 2 Effects 2.1 Rain 2.2 Snow 2.3 Thunderstorm 2.3.1 Lightning 3 Video minecraft (rain and snow), the sky darkens and reduces the amount of sunlight in the world. During these storms the ambient light value during the day will be reduced to 12 from the usual 15, and in thunderstorms the light level will be reduced to 10, though treated like it were 5, allowing hostile mobs to spawn.

When the sun rises and sets, blocks exposed to sunlight will change their light level depending on the angle of the sun, giving the effect of gradually getting lighter at dawn and gradually getting darker at dusk. Be that as it may, shadows of blocks are not affected by the position of the sun in the sky, making sundials impossible.

The deeper underground the player is, the less sunlight will illuminate the ground, until ultimately there will be no sunlight at all. A gap or a vertical shaft in the ceiling of a cavern A dark cave with a Zombie. Caves (also known as tunnels or caverns) are commonly-found underground structures generated in the Overworld (and, to a lesser extent, the Nether). Contents 1 Generation 2 Structure 2.1 Hollow minecraft will allow sunlight to filter in.

Sunlight can be used to turn dirt Dirt Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 2.5 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data value dec: 03 hex: 3 bin: 11 Name dirt See Dirt. For the similar block, see minecraft blocks into grass blocks Grass Block Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 3 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Dirt (1) Data value dec: 02 hex: 2 bin: 10 Name grass See the dirt block with minecraft , as long as there is an illuminated grass block adjacent to the dirt. Grass blocks will spread quickest when exposed to sunlight, which is at the high-point of the day, time 6000.

Effects on mobs

Some mobs, such as zombies, will burn up in sunlight.

Sunlight affects how certain 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 will spawn See the natural spawning of players and mobs. For mob spawners, see Monster Spawner. For the player, see The Player. This article needs updating. Description: Rabbits now spawn in deserts with new minecraft .

Most passive mobs require light level 9 or higher to spawn (with exception to bats Bat Health points 6 () Size Height: 0.9 Blocks Width: 0.5 Blocks Spawn Below layer 63 Light level of 3 or less in neighboring blocks Oct. 20 – Nov. 3: light level of 6 or minecraft , which require light level 4 or darker), therefore will not naturally spawn after sunset.

Hostile mobs, in contrast, will not spawn in direct sunlight at light level 7 or above. Skeletons Skeleton Health points 20 () Attack strength Bow: Easy: 1 () - 4 () Normal: 1 () - 4 () Hard: 1 () - 5 () Sword: Easy: 2 () Normal: 2 () Hard: 3 minecraft and zombies Zombie Health points 20 () Armor points 2 () Attack strength Easy: 2 () Normal: 3 () Hard: 4 () Size Adult: Height: 1.95 Blocks Width: 0.6 Blocks Baby: Height: 0.975 Blocks Width: 0.3 Blocks Spawn minecraft will be set on fire Fire Transparency Yes Luminance Yes, 15 Blast resistance 0 Tool Any tool Renewable No Stackable N/A Flammable No Drops None Data value dec: 51 hex: 33 bin: 110011 Name fire Fire is a harmful non-solid block. Contents 1 minecraft upon entering an area fully illuminated by sunlight, and will try to avoid contact. They will not burn while in water, in the rain, wearing a helmet Armor Type Wearable items Durability See Durability Renewable Yes Stackable No Data values See Data values Name See Data values For the armor that can be worn by horses, see Horse Armor. Armor classes. From minecraft , or in the shade. Spiders Spider Health points 16 () Attack strength Easy: 2 () Normal: 2 () Hard: 3 () Size Height: 0.9 Blocks Width: 1.4 Blocks Spawn Light level of 7 or less, 3×3×2 space on solid blocks minecraft will turn neutral while in direct sunlight, until attacked by the player. Endermen Enderman Health points 40 ( × 20) Attack strength Easy: 4 () Normal: 7 () Hard: 10 () Size Height: 2.9 Blocks Width: 0.6 Blocks Spawn In the Overworld, the Nether or the End in minecraft will teleport away from players in sunlight. All other hostile mobs, such as creepers Creeper Health points 20 () Attack strength Varies by proximity and difficulty. Maximum damage: Normal: 49 ( × 24.5) Charged: 97 ( × 48.5) Size Height: 1.7 Blocks Width: 0.6 Blocks Spawn Light level of minecraft , slimes Slime Health points Big: 16 () Small: 4 () Tiny: 1 () Attack strength Big: 4 () Small: 2 () Tiny: 0 () Size Big: Height: 2.04 Blocks Width: 2.04 Blocks Small: Height: 1.02 Blocks minecraft , and silverfish Silverfish Health points 8 () Attack strength 1 () Size Height: 0.3 Blocks Width: 0.4 Blocks Spawn After mining monster eggs or from spawners in strongholds. First appearances See History Drops None Experience 5 Sounds minecraft are completely unaffected by sunlight.

Certain Nether Nether may refer to: The Nether, a hell-like dimension, filled with fire, lava, and dangerous mobs. Advancements#Nether, an advancement by entering the Nether dimension. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If mobs (such as zombie pigmen Zombie Pigman Health points 20 () Armor points 2 () Attack strength Easy: 5 () Normal: 9 () Hard: 13 () Size Height: 1.95 Blocks Width: 0.6 Blocks Spawn Any 2 block high space in any minecraft ) will "burn" when brought into sunlight, but otherwise remain unaffected due to their immunity to fire. Nether mobs (with exception to wither skeletons Wither Skeleton Health points 20 () Attack strength Easy: 4 () Normal: 7 () Hard: 10 () Size Height: 2.4 Blocks Width: 0.7 Blocks Spawn Nether fortresses at light level 7 or less First appearances minecraft ) can spawn in all light conditions.

Boss "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 mobs do not take damage from sunlight, and will spawn regardless of light level.


Indev Indev Starting version 0.31 (Dec. 23, 2009) Latest version Minecraft Indev (Feb. 23, 2010) Paid Yes This page contains content that is no longer in the game. These featuresSpecial attraction only exist in outdated versions of minecraft
? During the beta period, the Minecraft sun used to rise in the north, not in the east, and it was used to set in the south, not in the west. This was a bug, but was left in the game.
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
1.0.0 1.0.0 Type Release Release date Nov. 18, 2011 Development versions View all Pre-releases Beta 1.9-pre1 Beta 1.9-pre2 Beta 1.9-pre3 Beta 1.9-pre4 Beta 1.9-pre5 Beta 1.9-pre6 Release candidates 1.0.0-RC1 1.0.0-RC2 Download Client (.json) Server Other editions minecraft Beta 1.9-pre4 The sun now rises in the east, and sets in the west.
The sun was changed from being square to having a more rounded look to it.
Beta 1.9-pre6 The sun is now square-shaped again.
Previously, the sun textures used to be in /terrain in the minecraft.jar. They are now contained in /environment.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.7.3 Added the sun.
0.8.0 Entities and shadows are affected by the position of the sun.
0.10.0 build 1 The sun is now larger.
The sun will now set in creative mode.
Sunrises and sunsets no longer require chunk updates.
build 7 The clouds and the terrain are now tinted red during sunset.
Pocket Edition 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
1.1 The sun and moon now rise in the east and set in the west.
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
TU1 CU1 1.0 Patch 1 Added the sun.
TU5 Improved sunrise and sunset.


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