Cobblestone

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Not to be confused with Mossy Cobblestone, Blackstone, Cobbled Deepslate, or Stone.
Cobblestone
Cobblestone JE6 BE3.png
Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

6

Hardness

2

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Cobblestone is a common block, obtained from mining stone. Its texture resembles block of stone with a largely cracked surface. It is mainly used for crafting or as building block.

Obtaining[edit]

Cobblestone requires a pickaxe to be mined, in which case it drops itself. If mined without a pickaxe, then the mining is slower and it drops nothing. Its hardness is greater than stone so it requires more time to break.

Block Cobblestone
Hardness 2
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default 10
Wooden 1.5
Stone 0.75
Iron 0.5
Diamond 0.4
Netherite 0.35
Golden 0.25
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Cobblestone is also dropped by stone when mined without Silk Touch, and by infested cobblestone when mined with Silk Touch.

Natural generation[edit]

Cobblestone occurs naturally in dungeons, jungle temples, pillager outposts, underwater ruins, strongholds, Villages and woodland mansions.

Water and lava[edit]

When water and flowing lava come into contact, the flowing lava is replaced with cobblestone. However, if the lava flows on top of the water from above, stone is created instead. Non-flowing lava (a lava source block) turns into obsidian upon contact with water.

Usage[edit]

Cobblestone can be used as basic building block, as it is blast resistant and extremely common.

Silverfish[edit]

Silverfish can enter and hide in cobblestone, creating an infested block.

Smelting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Smelting recipe
Stone Cobblestone +
Any fuel


0.1

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Andesite Diorite +
Cobblestone
Brewing Stand Blaze Rod +
Cobblestone

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Brewing Stand Blaze Rod +
Cobblestone

[until JE 1.17]
Cobblestone Slab Cobblestone
Cobblestone Stairs Cobblestone
Cobblestone Wall Cobblestone
Dispenser Cobblestone +
Bow +
Redstone Dust

Enchantments on the bow do not affect the resulting dispenser.
Dropper Cobblestone +
Redstone Dust

Furnace Cobblestone

[until JE 1.17]
Furnace Cobblestone

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Lever Stick +
Cobblestone

Mossy Cobblestone Cobblestone +
Vines


Mossy Cobblestone Cobblestone +
Moss Block


[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Observer Cobblestone +
Redstone Dust +
Nether Quartz

Piston Any Planks +
Cobblestone +
Iron Ingot +
Redstone Dust

Stone Axe Cobblestone +
Stick

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Stone Axe Cobblestone +
Stick

[until JE 1.17]
Stone Hoe Cobblestone +
Stick

[until JE 1.17]
Stone Hoe Cobblestone +
Stick

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Stone Pickaxe Cobblestone +
Stick

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Stone Pickaxe Cobblestone +
Stick

[until JE 1.17]
Stone Shovel Cobblestone +
Stick

[until JE 1.17]
Stone Shovel Cobblestone +
Stick

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
Stone Sword Cobblestone +
Stick

[until JE 1.17]
Stone Sword Cobblestone +
Stick

[upcoming: JE 1.17]

Stonecutting[edit]

Ingredients Cutting recipe
Cobblestone

Repairing[edit]

Cobblestone is one of the repair items for the stone tier and thus can be used to repair the following items in an anvil[Java Edition only][1]:

Sounds[edit]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitleSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.stone.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.stone.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.stone.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.stone.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.stone.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.stone1.00.8
BlocksFalling on the block with fall damagefall.stone0.41.0
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.stone0.370.5
?BlocksJumping from the blockjump.stone0.121.0
?BlocksFalling on the block without fall damageland.stone0.221.0
BlocksWalking on the blockstep.stone0.31.0
BlocksWhen the block is placeduse.stone1.00.8

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDItem tags (JE)FormTranslation key
Cobblestonecobblestonestone_crafting_materials
stone_tool_materials
Block & Itemblock.minecraft.cobblestone

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Cobblestonecobblestone4Block & Itemtile.cobblestone.name

Achievements[edit]

Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Gamerscore earned Trophy type (PS)
Hot Topic.pngHot TopicConstruct a furnace out of eight cobblestone blocks.Pick up a furnace from a crafting table output.15GBronze
Dispense With This.pngDispense With ThisConstruct a Dispenser.20GBronze
Chestful of Cobblestone.pngChestful of CobblestoneMine 1,728 Cobblestone and place it in a chest.A player must mine 1,728 cobblestone and place 1,728 cobblestone, or 27 stacks, in a chest. The cobblestone placed in the chest does not have to be the same cobblestone that was mined.20GBronze

Advancements[edit]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Namespaced ID
Advancement-plain-raw.pngStone Age
Mine stone with your new pickaxe MinecraftObtain one of these 3 stones in the #stone_tool_materials item tag:
story/mine_stone

History[edit]

Java Edition pre-Classic
rd-131655Cobblestone JE1.png Added cobblestone.
Cobblestone, along with grass, is one of the first two blocks in Minecraft.[2]
The textures of cobblestone are from one of Notch's previous games, RubyDung.
rd-132211Oldmclogo.png Cobblestone is now used for the original logo for the game's official website.
rd-20090515Cobblestone JE2.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
mc-161607Cobblestone is now referred to as "stacked rocks".
Java Edition Classic
0.0.14aCobblestone JE3 BE1.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
0.0.19aCobblestone has been removed from the hotbar due to a lack of room.
0.0.20aCobblestone has been re-added to the hotbar, and inventory.
0.24_SURVIVAL_TESTCobblestone now drops from mining cobblestone.
0.26 SURVIVAL TESTCobblestone now drops from mining stone.
Cobblestone can no longer be broken by explosions.
Java Edition Indev
0.3120100129Cobblestone is now used to craft stone slabs, stone swords, axes, pickaxes and shovels.
20100206Cobblestone is now used to craft stone hoes.
20100219Cobblestone is now used to craft furnaces.
20100223Cobblestone can now be smelted into smooth stone.
Java Edition Infdev
20100617-2Cobblestone is now created when flowing water collides with flowing lava, making it renewable.
20100625-2Cobblestone can now be found in dungeons.
20100629Cobblestone is now used to craft cobblestone stairs.
Java Edition Alpha
v1.0.1Cobblestone is now used to craft levers.
Java Edition Beta
1.2Cobblestone is now used to craft dispensers.
1.3Cobblestone is now used to craft cobblestone slabs and no longer crafts stone slabs.
1.7Cobblestone JE4 BE2.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
Cobblestone is now used to craft pistons.
1.8Pre-releaseCobblestone now naturally generates in villages and strongholds.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3Cobblestone is now used to craft brewing stands.
1.3.112w22aCobblestone now naturally generates in jungle temples.
1.4.212w34aCobblestone is now used to craft cobblestone walls.
1.513w03aCobblestone is now used to craft droppers.
1.814w02aCobblestone is now used to craft diorite and andesite.
14w03aCobblestone now generates under gravel village roads, preventing them from collapsing into caves.
14w04aA crafting recipe for moss stone, using cobblestone, has been added.
14w11bCobblestone with numerical metadata variants 1 through 15, which are inaccessible through normal gameplay, now have a missing texture Missing Texture Block JE3 BE2.png rather than appearing identical to cobblestone.
14w26aBlock metadata has been completely removed from this snapshot onwards with the introduction of block states. As this block never used block metadata at all prior to this version, fifteen unused, inaccessible metadata variants of it have been completely removed from the game:
DV Description
0 Cobblestone
1-15 Inaccessible "boring" variants of cobblestone
1.1116w39aCobblestone now generates in woodland mansions.
Cobblestone is now used to craft observers.
September 4, 2017Cobblestone (Texture Update pre-release 1).png Jasper Boerstra tweets an image of an updated cobblestone texture.
September 18, 2017Cobblestone (Texture Update pre-release 2).png Jasper Boerstra tweets an image of an updated cobblestone texture.
December 14, 2017 Cobblestone (Texture Update pre-release 3).png Released Texture Update Beta resource pack version 1.0 with the updated texture of cobblestone.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, cobblestone's numeral ID was 4.
18w09aCobblestone now generates in underwater ruins.
1.1418w43aCobblestone JE5.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
18w47aCobblestone now generates in pillager outposts.
November 26, 2018Cobblestone JE6 BE3.png Jasper Boerstra tweets an image of an updated cobblestone texture.
November 29, 2018Cobblestone (Texture Update pre-release 4).png Jasper Boerstra tweets an image from the boat texturing process. The new (probably experimental) cobblestone texture can be seen on the background.
18w50aCobblestone JE6 BE3.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
Pre-releaseCobblestone JE3 BE1.png Added cobblestone.
v0.2.0Cobblestone JE4 BE2.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
v0.3.0Cobblestone is now used to craft cobblestone stairs and slabs.
v0.3.2Cobblestone is now used to craft furnaces.
Cobblestone can now be smelted.
v0.4.0Cobblestone is now used to craft stone hoes.
v0.6.0Cobblestone is now used to craft the stonecutter.
v0.8.0build 2Cobblestone is now used to craft cobblestone walls.
v0.9.0build 1Cobblestone now naturally spawns in dungeons, strongholds and villages.
v0.9.5A crafting recipe for moss stone, using cobblestone, has been added.
v0.12.1build 1Cobblestone is now used to craft brewing stands.
Cobblestone no longer makes nether reactors.
Cobblestone now gives experience when smelted.
v0.13.0build 1Cobblestone is now used to craft levers.
Cobblestone is no longer used to craft stonecutters.
v0.15.0build 1Cobblestone can now be used to craft pistons and observers.
Added zombie villages and some parts of cobblestone have been replaced with "moss stone".
Pocket Edition
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.0Cobblestone now generates in woodland mansions.
Bedrock Edition
1.4.0beta 1.2.20.1Cobblestone and moss stone now generate in underwater ruins.
November 29, 2018Cobblestone (Texture Update pre-release 4).png Jasper Boerstra tweets an image from the boat texturing process. The new (probably experimental) cobblestone texture can be seen on the background.
December 14, 2018Cobblestone (Texture Update pre-release 4).png Released "Minecraft Texture Update Beta" version 1.0 texture pack with the updated texture of cobblestone.
Jasper Boerstra stated what a pack uses some outdated textures from version 3.2.[3]
1.9.0beta 1.9.0.2Cobblestone can now be used to craft smithing tables.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Cobblestone JE6 BE3.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
Cobblestone now generates in pillager outposts.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU1 1.0 Patch 11.0.1Cobblestone JE3 BE1.png Added cobblestone.
TU3Cobblestone JE4 BE2.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
TU31CU19 1.22 Patch 3A crafting recipe for moss stone, using cobblestone, has been added.
1.90 Cobblestone JE6 BE3.png The texture of cobblestone has been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Cobblestone JE4 BE2.png Added cobblestone.

Issues[edit]

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

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