In Legacy Console Edition, blocks, items and entities all had dedicated descriptions, which would appear on-screen in a blue dialog box of sorts when the subject was first encountered, or when mine was clicked on it in the inventory.
A type of rail that can enable or disable Minecarts with Hoppers and trigger Minecarts with TNT.
Can be used to repair weapons, tools and armor.
An invisible but solid block.
Projects a beam of light into the sky and can provide Status Effects to nearby players.
This cannot be broken.
A compact way of storing Coal.
A compact way of storing Diamonds.
A compact way of storing Gold.
A compact way of storing Iron.
Allows the creation of more powerful enchantments when placed around the Enchantment Table.
Used to send an electrical charge by being pressed. Stays activated for approximately a second before shutting off again.
Can be cooked in a furnace to create a green dye.
Filled with water by rain or with a bucket of water, and can then be used to fill Glass Bottles with water.
Stores blocks and items inside. Place two chest side by side to create a larger chest with double capacity.
When broken drops clay balls which can be baked into bricks in a furnace.
Can be mined with a pickaxe to collect coal.
A special type of dirt that does not grow grass.
Mined from stone using a pickaxe. Can be used to construct a furnace or stone tools.
Slows movement when walking through it. Can be destroyed using shears to collect string.
Used to execute commands.
Allows you to craft a more varied selection of items than the normal crafting.
A common yellow flower that can be used to breed and lead rabbits and can also used to craft yellow dye.
Is a block that outputs a Redstone signal based on sunlight or lack of sunlight if inverted.
Can be mined with an iron pickaxe or better to collect diamonds.
Collected using a shovel. Can be used for construction.
Activated by using, hitting them or with redstone.
Can be mined with an Iron pickaxe or better to collect Emeralds.
This allows players to enchant Swords, Pickaxes, Axes, Shovels, Bows and Armor, using the player's Experience Points.
This can be activated using twelve Eye of Ender, and will allow the player to travel to The End dimension.
Used to form an End Portal.
A block type found in The End. It has a very high blast resistance, so is useful for building with.
Used as a decoration. Flowers, Saplings, Cacti and Mushrooms can be planted in it.
Allows you to smelt ore, create charcoal and glass, and cook fish and porkchops.
Sometimes produces wheat seeds when broken.
A block of dirt with grass growing on top. Collected using a shovel. Can be used for construction.
Collected using a shovel. Sometimes produces flint when dug up. Is affected by gravity if there is no other tile underneath it.
Created in a furnace by smelting sand. Can be used for construction, but will break if you try to mine it.
Used to create brighter light than torches. Melts snow/ice and can be used underwater.
Slippery when walked on. Turns into water if above another block when destroyed. Melts if close enough to a light source or when placed in The Nether.
A compact way of storing Lapis Lazuli.
Used to send an electrical charge by being turned on or off. Stays in the on or off state until pressed again.
Similar to Grass Blocks, but very good for growing mushrooms on. A special type of dirt for growing mushrooms.
Burns forever if set alight.
Smelted in a furnace to produce Nether Quartz.
Plays a note when triggered. Hit it to change the pitch of the note. Placing this on top of different blocks will change the type of instrument.
Can only be mined with a diamond pickaxe. Is produced by the meeting of water and still lava, and is used to build a portal.
A common red flower that can be used to craft red dye.
A red coloured sand that can be found in mesas. Can be smelted into glass using the furnace. Is affected by gravity if there is no other block underneath it.
Can be mined with a pickaxe to collect cobblestone.
Made from Stone blocks, and commonly found in Strongholds.
Is placed on the ground to carry an electrical charge.
Can be mined with an iron pickaxe or better to collect redstone dust.
Collected using a shovel. Can be smelted into glass using the furnace. Is affected by gravity if there is no other tile underneath it.
Shows text entered by you or other players.
Used for making long staircases. Two slabs placed on top of each other will create a normal-sized double slab block.
Causes players and mobs to bounce when they jump on it.
A compact way to store snowballs.
Used to create light. Torches also melt snow and ice.
A wall made of Cobblestone.
Extinguishes fire and helps crops grow. Can be collected in a bucket.
Used as a building material and can be crafted into many things. Can be crafted from any form of wood.
When powered (using a button, a lever, a pressure plate, a redstone torch, or redstone with any one of these), a piston extends if it can and pushes blocks.
Can be worn as a helmet or crafted with a torch to create a Jack-O-Lantern. It is also the main ingredient in Pumpkin Pie.
When fully grown, crops can be harvested to collect wheat.
Spawns monsters into the world.
When thrown can spawn a creature of the type indicated.
Found in dungeons, can be used for construction and decoration.
Used to guide minecarts.
Grows over time when placed. Can be collected using shears. Can be climbed like a ladder.
When powered, accelerates minecarts that pass over it. When unpowered, causes minecarts to stop on it.
Sets fire to anything that touches it. Can be collected in a bucket.
A solid unmeltable block of ice that can have objects placed on it.
Used to cause explosions. Activated after placing by igniting with Flint and Steel item, or with an electrical charge.
Restores 2 , and can be crafted into a golden apple.
When thrown, it drops Experience Orbs which increase your experience points when collected.
Used to forward time from any time at night to morning if all the players in the world are in bed, and changes the spawn point of the player.
The colors of the bed are always the same, regardless of the colors of wool used.
Dropped by Blazes who tend to be found near or in Nether Fortresses.
Used to travel in water more quickly than swimming.
Collected by killing a Skeleton. Can be crafted into bone meal. Can be fed to a wolf to tame it.
Used to instantly grow crops, trees, tall grass, huge mushrooms and flowers, and can be used in dye recipes.
Can be used to create bookshelves or enchanted to make Enchanted Books.
Allows for ranged attacks by using arrows.
Used to hold and transport water, lava and milk.
Used to control a saddled pig when riding on it.
Used as a fuel in a furnace, or crafted to make a torch.
Can be baked into bricks in a furnace.
Displays positions of the Sun and Moon.
Used as a fuel in a furnace, or crafted to make a torch.
Created by cooking raw chicken in a furnace.
Restores 3 . Can be obtained by cooking raw mutton in a furnace.
Points to your start point.
Dropped randomly by chickens, and can be crafted into food items.
Dropped by Enderman when they die. When thrown, the player will be teleported to the position the Ender Pearl lands at, and will lose some health.
Used in potion brewing, and for locating Strongholds. When thrown, will show the direction to an End Portal. When twelve of these are placed in the End Portal Frames, the End Portal will be activated.
Collected by killing a chicken, and can be crafted into an arrow.
Collected by digging gravel, and can be used to craft a flint and steel.
Used to create fire, ignite TNT, and open a portal once it has been built.
Can be filled with water, and used as the starting ingredient for a potion in the Brewing Stand.
Used in enchanting and as dye to create Blue Wool.
Collected by killing a cow, and can be crafted into armor or used to make Books.
Restores 1.5 , or can be cooked in a furnace.
Dropped by Ghasts when they die.
Collected by mining Glowstone, and can be crafted to make Glowstone blocks again or brewed with a potion to increase the potency of the effect.
Restores 2 , regenerates health for 30 seconds, and grants fire resistance and damage resistance for 5 minutes. Crafted from an apple and gold blocks.
Crafted from a carrot and gold nuggets.
Used to hold and transport lava.
Used to hold and transport milk.
Can be crafted with a bowl to make stew.
Used to hold mushroom stew. You keep the bowl when the stew has been eaten.
Dropped by Zombie Pigmen when they die. Zombie Pigmen can be found in the Nether. Used as an ingredient for brewing potions.
Dropped by the Wither, used in crafting Beacons.
Used to chop wood-related blocks faster than by hand.
Required to mine stone-related blocks and ore.
Used to dig dirt, grass, sand, gravel and snow faster than by hand. Shovels are required to dig snowballs.
Deals more damage than by hand.
Collected by killing a Slime, and used as an ingredient for brewing potions or crafted to make Sticky Pistons.
Collected by digging snow, and can be thrown.
Created by cooking raw beef in a furnace.
Used to hold and transport water.
A shiny ingot which can be used to craft tools made from this material. Created by smelting ore in a furnace.
These flying creatures are found in caverns or other large enclosed spaces.
These are enemies found in the Nether, mostly inside Nether Fortresses. They will drop Blaze Rods when killed.
Has a venomous bite.
Drops leather when killed. Can also be milked with a bucket.
Explodes if you get too close!
Will attack you if you look at it. Can also move blocks around.
There is a small chance using an Ender pearl will spawn one. They will attack you if you are nearby.
Fires flaming balls at you that explode on contact.
Appear in Villages to protect them, and can be created using Iron Blocks and Pumpkins.
These can be found in The Nether. Similar to Slimes, they will break up into smaller versions when killed.
These can be found in Jungles. They can be tamed by feeding them Raw Fish. You will need to let the Ocelot approach you though, since any sudden movements will scare it away.
Harmless creature that upon death may drop a rabbit hide or a rabbit's foot.
When used on a pig it allows you to ride the pig. The pig can then be steered using a Carrot on a Stick.
Drops wool when sheared (if it has not already been sheared). Can be dyed to make its wool a different color.
Attracts nearby hidden Silverfish when attacked. Hides in stone blocks.
Fires arrows at you. Drops arrows when killed.
Split into smaller Slimes when damaged.
The Snow Golem can be created by players using snow blocks and a pumpkin. They will throw snowballs at their creators enemies.
Attacks you when you are close to it. Can climb walls. Drops string when killed.
These enemies can be found in swamps and attack you by throwing Potions. They drop Potions when killed.
These are crafted from Wither Skulls and Soul Sand. They fire exploding skulls at you.
Armed with a sword. Can afflict you with Wither, which drains your health.
Docile until attacked, when they will attack you back. Can be tamed using bones which causes the wolf to follow you around and attack anything that attacks you.
Attacks you when you are close to it.
Initially docile, but will attack in groups if you attack one.