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Not to be confused with Honey Block.

Honeycomb blocks are decorative blocks crafted from honeycombs.



Honeycomb blocks can be broken using any tool,[1] and always drop as an item.

Block Honeycomb Block
Hardness 0.6
Breaking time (secs)
Default 0.9


Ingredients Crafting recipe


Note Blocks[]

Honeycomb blocks can be placed under note blocks to produce flute sounds.‌[Bedrock Edition only][2]


Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.coral_block.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.coral_block.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.coral_block.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
None[sound 1]Entity-DependentFalling on the block with fall damageblock.coral_block.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
FootstepsEntity-DependentWalking on the blockblock.coral_block.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.516
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.coral1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhen the block is placeddig.coral1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.coral0.30.5
PlayersFalling on the block with fall damagefall.coral0.41.0
PlayersWalking on the blockstep.coral0.151.0
PlayersJumping from the blockjump.coral0.121.0
PlayersFalling on the block without fall damageland.coral0.141.0

Data values[]


Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormTranslation key
Honeycomb Blockhoneycomb_blockBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.honeycomb_block

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID FormItem ID[i 1]Translation key
Honeycomb Blockhoneycomb_block474Block & Giveable Item[i 2]Identical[i 3]tile.honeycomb_block.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 as the block.


September 28, 2019Honeycomb Block JE1 The honeycomb block was visible, though never discussed, during MINECON Live 2019.
Java Edition
1.1519w41aHoneycomb Block JE1 Added honeycomb blocks.
Honeycomb blocks use the same sounds as coral blocks.
Bedrock Edition
1.14.0beta Block BE1 Added honeycomb blocks.
Honeycomb blocks use the same sounds as slime blocks.
The crafting recipe of honeycomb blocks is nine honeycombs.
beta crafting recipe of honeycomb blocks has been changed to match Java Edition's crafting recipe.
1.16.0beta blocks now use the same sounds as coral blocks.


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



  1. MC-176860 — Honeycomb blocks do not have an assigned tool
  2. MC-212976

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