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Mud bricks are a block obtained by crafting 4 packed mud.



Mud Bricks can be obtained by mining it with any pickaxe. When mined using any other tool, it drops nothing.

Block Mud Bricks
Hardness 1.5
Breaking time[A]
Default 7.5
Wooden 1.15
Stone 0.6
Iron 0.4
Diamond 0.3
Netherite 0.25
Golden 0.2
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Natural generation[]

Mud bricks can be found in trail ruins.


Ingredients Crafting recipe
Packed Mud




Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Mud Brick Slab Mud Bricks
Mud Brick Stairs Mud Bricks
Mud Brick Wall Mud Bricks


Name Ingredients Cutting recipe
Mud Brick Slab Mud Bricks
Mud Brick Stairs Mud Bricks
Mud Brick Wall Mud Bricks

Note Blocks[]

Mud Bricks can be placed under note blocks to produce "bass drum" sounds.


Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.mud_bricks.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break0.50.816
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.mud_bricks.placesubtitles.block.generic.place0.50.816
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.mud_bricks.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.1250.516
None[sound 1]Entity-DependentFalling on the block with fall damageblock.mud_bricks.fallNone[sound 1]0.250.7516
FootstepsEntity-DependentWalking on the blockblock.mud_bricks.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.0751.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.mud_bricks.break0.50.8-1.0
BlocksWhen the block is placedblock.mud_bricks.place0.30.6-0.8
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.mud_bricks.hit0.10.5
BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.mud_bricks.fall0.41.0
BlocksWalking on the blockblock.mud_bricks.step0.051.0
BlocksJumping from the blockblock.mud_bricks.step0.051.0
BlocksFalling on the block without fall damageblock.mud_bricks.fall0.051.0

Data values[]


Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormBlock tagsTranslation key
Mud Bricksmud_bricksBlock & Itemmineable/pickaxeblock.minecraft.mud_bricks

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID FormItem ID[i 1]Translation key
Mud Bricksmud_bricks?Block & Giveable Item[i 2]Identical[i 3]tile.mud_bricks.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.


October 16, 2021Mud Bricks JE1 BE1 Mud Bricks were announced at Minecraft Live 2021.
Java Edition
1.1922w11aMud Bricks Added mud bricks.
1.2023w12aMud bricks now generate in trail ruins.
Bedrock Edition
1.19.0beta Bricks Added mud bricks.


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  • In real life, mud bricks are made with mud mixed together with straw, similar to packed mud in Minecraft, and then heated to increase their toughness. They have a long history of being used as building materials, dating back at least 5,000 years.