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Big Dripleaf
Big Dripleaf.png
Rarity color

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

0.1

Hardness

0.1

Luminant

No

Transparent

Yes

Flammable

Yes

Catches fire from lava

No

A big dripleaf is a plant that generates within lush caves. It may be used as a block for parkour and platforming.

Obtaining[]

Natural generation[]

Big dripleaves naturally generate within lush caves biomes.

Post-generation[]

Bone meal can be used on a small dripleaf plant to turn it into a big dripleaf up to 5 blocks tall, as long as there is enough open space above it. Using bone meal on a big dipleaf plant makes it one block taller, creating an extra stem block (see #Growth).

Breaking[]

Big dripleaves can be obtained with any tool, but an axe is the most efficient. It also breaks when pushed with a piston or sticky piston. Breaking it at any spot on the plant causes the entire plant to collapse.

Destroying a big dripleaf plant drops one big dripleaf for each stem block and the leaf.

Block Big Dripleaf
Hardness 0.1
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default 0.15
Wooden 0.1
Stone 0.05
Iron 0.05
Diamond 0.05
Netherite 0.05
Golden 0.05
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Usage[]

Big dripleaves consist of any number of non-solid stem blocks atop of each other and a single leaf as the uppermost block, which can be stood on by any entity like a normal block for 1 second (20 game ticks). After this time, it tilts down, becoming lower than a block and giving a player warning that it is about to collapse. After a few ticks, it tilts down and becomes temporarily non-solid. When the leaf is powered by redstone, it does not tilt or collapse, however. Powering the stem has no effect.

One-block tall big dripleaves can be used to make the player crawl.‌[Java Edition only] If a player is standing inside a big dripleaf when it is fully tilted, and the dripleaf returns to the untilted position, the player is left crawling underneath the leaf.

When directly hit with any projectile, the leaf immediately becomes temporarily non-solid. This cannot be prevented by powering it with redstone.

Placement[]

Big dripleaves can only be placed on top of clay, coarse dirt, dirt, farmland, grass blocks, moss blocks, mycelium, podzol, rooted dirt, and mud. It is always one block tall when placed.

Growth[]

Using bone meal on a big dripleaf makes it grow 1 block taller.

Sounds[]

Generic[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.big_dripleaf.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break??16
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.big_dripleaf.fallNone[sound 1]??16
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.big_dripleaf.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit??16
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.big_dripleaf.placesubtitles.block.generic.place??16
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.big_dripleaf.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps??16
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:[more information needed]

Unique[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Dripleaf tilts downBlocksDripleaf tilts downblock.big_dripleaf.tilt_downsubtitles.block.big_dripleaf.tilt_down??16
Dripleaf tilts upBlocksDripleaf tilts upblock.big_dripleaf.tilt_upsubtitles.block.big_dripleaf.tilt_up??16

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormBlock tagsTranslation key
Big Dripleafbig_dripleafBlock & Itemlush_plants_replaceableblock.minecraft.big_dripleaf
Big Dripleaf Stembig_dripleaf_stemBlocklush_plants_replaceableblock.minecraft.big_dripleaf_stem

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID FormItem ID[i 1]Translation key
Big Dripleafbig_dripleaf578Block & Giveable Item[i 2]Identical[i 3]tile.big_dripleaf.name
  1. ID of block's direct item form, which is used in savegame files and addons.
  2. Available with /give command.
  3. The block's direct item form has the same id with the block.

Block states[]

See also: Block states

Java Edition:

Leaf:

Name Default value Allowed values Description
facingnortheast
north
south
west
What direction this big dripleaf is facing.
tiltnonefull
none
partial
unstable
How far this big dripleaf is tilted.
waterloggedfalsefalse
true
Whether there is water in the same place as this big dripleaf.

Stem:

Name Default value Allowed values Description
facingnortheast
north
south
west
What direction this big dripleaf is facing.
waterloggedfalsefalse
true
Whether there is water in the same place as this big dripleaf.


Bedrock Edition:

NameMetadata Bits Default value Allowed valuesValues for
Metadata Bits
Description
big_dripleaf_headNot Supported10
1
UnsupportedWhether this is the leaf part or the stem part of big dripleaf.
big_dripleaf_tiltNot Supportednonenone
unstable
partial_tilt
full_tilt
UnsupportedHow far this big dripleaf is tilted.
directionNot Supported00
1
2
3
UnsupportedWhat direction this big dripleaf is facing. Opposite from the direction a player faces when placing the block.
  • 0: north
  • 1: east
  • 2: south
  • 3: west

History[]

October 3, 2020Big Dripleaf (pre release 1).png Dripleaves (named as Dripleaf Plant) are announced at Minecraft Live 2020.
November 27, 2020Big Dripleaf (pre release 2).png The big dripleaf has a new texture in a tweet from Agnes Larsson.
December 6, 2020Big Dripleaf (pre release 3).png The big dripleaf has a new texture in a tweet from Agnes Larsson.
Java Edition
1.1721w05aBig Dripleaf JE1.png Added dripleaves
21w06aBig Dripleaves can no longer be broken with arrows in spawn protection.[1]
No longer stop tilting while sneaking on, jumping on, or even jumping off it.
Now tilt quicker.
Now tilt when hit by projectiles, instead of being broken.
Big Dripleaf can be used with redstone: Powering a dripleaf now prevents it from tilting down. Powering an already tilted dripleaf tilts it back up. Powering a dripleaf down allows it to tilt down again. Powering a dripleaf does not prevent tilting because of projectiles.
Interestingly, the block does not save if it is powered unlike anything else that reacts to redstone.
21w07aBig Dripleaf JE2.png The model of the big dripleaf has been changed.
21w10aBig dripleaves can now generate in lush caves.
21w11aBreaking the stem of a big dripleaf now drops the block.
Applying bone meal to a dripleaf stem makes it grow.
21w13aThe model of the big dripleaves has been tweaked that the texture of the underside of the leaf flipped from Big Dripleaf UNKVER1 (facing NWU).png to Big Dripleaf UNKVER2 (facing NWU).png.
21w20aTweaked the big dripleaf's inventory model.
1.1821w43aBig dripleaves can now be placed only on clay, coarse dirt, dirt, farmland, grass blocks, moss blocks, mycelium, podzol, and rooted dirt.
1.1922w15aBig dripleaves can now be planted on mud.[2]
Bedrock Edition
Caves & Cliffs (experimental)beta 1.16.220.52Big Dripleaf JE2 BE1.png Added dripleaves.
1.17.0beta 1.16.230.54Breaking a dripleaf stem now drops a dripleaf item, matching Java Edition.
beta 1.17.0.52Big Dripleaf are no longer available only in experimental gameplay.
1.18.10beta 1.18.10.20Big dripleaves can now only be placed on clay, coarse dirt, dirt, farmland, grass blocks, moss blocks, mycelium, podzol, and rooted dirt.
1.19.20beta 1.19.20.20Big dripleaves can now be destroyed by ravagers.

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Big Dripleaf" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Trivia[]

  • When tilted, the stem of the dripleaf intersects with the top part.[3]

Gallery[]

Different phases[]

References[]

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