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Deepslate tiles are a decorative variant of deepslate.

Cracked deepslate tiles are a cracked variant of deepslate.


Natural generation[]

Deepslate tiles and cracked deepslate tiles generate naturally in ancient cities.‌


Deepslate tiles can be obtained only by mining it with a pickaxe. When mined using any other tool, it drops nothing. Mining deepslate tiles takes longer than mining deepslate.

Block Deepslate Tiles
Hardness 3.5
Breaking time[A]
Default 17.5
Wooden 2.65
Stone 1.35
Iron 0.9
Diamond 0.7
Netherite 0.6
Golden 0.45
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.


Ingredients Crafting recipe
Deepslate Bricks



Name Ingredients Smelting recipe
Cracked Deepslate Tiles Deepslate Tiles +
Any fuel



Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Deepslate Tile Slab Deepslate Tiles
Deepslate Tile Stairs Deepslate Tiles
Deepslate Tile Wall Deepslate Tiles


Name Ingredients Cutting recipe
Deepslate Tile Slab Deepslate Tiles
Deepslate Tile Stairs Deepslate Tiles
Deepslate Tile Wall Deepslate Tiles

Deepslate Tiles and its slab, stair and wall variants can also be obtained directly from stonecutting Deepslate Bricks or Cobbled Deepslate.


Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.deepslate_tiles.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break0.921.0416
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.deepslate_tiles.placesubtitles.block.generic.place0.850.9616
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.deepslate_tiles.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.6516
None[sound 1]Entity-DependentFalling on the block with fall damageblock.deepslate_tiles.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.97516
FootstepsEntity-DependentWalking on the blockblock.deepslate_tiles.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.216
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.deepslate_bricks1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhen the block is placedplace.deepslate_bricks1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.deepslate_bricks0.30.5
PlayersFalling on the block with fall damagefall.deepslate_bricks0.41.0
PlayersWalking on the blockstep.deepslate_bricks0.31.0
PlayersJumping from the blockjump.deepslate_bricks0.121.0
PlayersFalling on the block without fall damageland.deepslate_bricks0.221.0

Data values[]


Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormTranslation key
Deepslate Tilesdeepslate_tilesBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.deepslate_tiles
Cracked Deepslate Tilescracked_deepslate_tilesBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.cracked_deepslate_tiles

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID FormItem ID[i 1]Translation key
Deepslate Tilesdeepslate_tiles642Block & Giveable Item[i 2]Identical[i 3]tile.deepslate_tiles.name
Cracked Deepslate Tilescracked_deepslate_tiles664Block & Giveable Item[i 2]Identical[i 3]tile.cracked_deepslate_tiles.name
  1. ID of block's direct item form, which is used in savegame files and addons.
  2. a b Available with /give command.
  3. a b The block's direct item form has the same id as the block.


Java Edition
1.1721w07aGrimstone Tiles JE1 Added grimstone tiles. At the time, they were only obtainable from the creative inventory.
February 22, 2021Deepslate Tiles JE2 JAPPA shows new texture of grimstone tiles.
1.1721w08aDeepslate Tiles JE2 Renamed "Grimstone Tiles" to "Deepslate Tiles" and changed texture.
21w10aCracked Deepslate Tiles JE1 Cracked deepslate tiles have been added.
Added crafting recipe for deepslate tiles.
1.19Deep Dark Experimental Snapshot 1Deepslate tiles and cracked deepslate tiles now generate as part of ancient cities.
Bedrock Edition
1.17.0beta Tiles JE2 Cracked Deepslate Tiles JE1 Added deepslate tiles and cracked deepslate tiles.
beta tiles are no longer only available behind the "Caves and Cliffs" experimental gameplay toggle.


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


  • When originally added to the game, deepslate tiles did not have a crafting recipe. This was a mistake by developer Brandon Pearce.[1]