This item has been officially made unobtainable. 
It can still be obtained using third-party software. However, this can cause unexpected behavior such as bugs and crashes.
This feature is exclusive to Bedrock Edition. 
Nether Reactor Core
Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

6

Hardness

?

Luminant

Yes (unknown)

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

The nether reactor core is a block that cannot be crafted. It can be obtained only by using an inventory editor plus add-ons or mods.

Obtaining

Nether reactor cores are currently unobtainable except through inventory editing or add-ons. It is not available through commands or Creative.

Breaking

Mining a nether reactor core using a pickaxe enchanted with Silk Touch yields the same drop as an unenchanted pickaxe. They drop 3 diamonds and 6 iron ingots.

Block Nether Reactor Core
Hardness ?
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default ?
Wooden ?
Stone ?
Iron ?
Diamond ?
Netherite ?
Golden ?
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Usage

Nether reactor cores can be used for decoration.

Data values

ID

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Nether Reactor Corenetherreactor247Block & Itemtile.netherreactor.name
NameSavegame ID
Block entityNetherReactor

Metadata

See also: Data values

In Bedrock Edition, nether reactor cores use the following data values:

DV Description
0 Nether Reactor Core
1 Initialized Nether Reactor Core
2 Finished Nether Reactor Core

Block states

Bedrock Edition:

Name Default value Allowed values Description
[more information needed](the first one)[more information needed][more information needed] A freshly placed core.
[more information needed] The core when active
[more information needed] The core after deactivation.

Block data

  • Block entity data
    •  id: NetherReactor
    •  x: X coordinate of the block entity.
    •  y: Y coordinate of the block entity.
    •  z: Z coordinate of the block entity.
    •  HasFinished: True when the reactor has completed its activation phase, and has gone dark.
    •  IsInitialized: True when the reactor has been activated, and has turned red.
    •  Progress: Number of ticks the reactor has been active for. It finishes after 900 game ticks (45 seconds).

History

Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.5.0 Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Initialized Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Finished Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Added nether reactor cores.
Nether reactor cores could be crafted with the following recipe:

Nether reactor cores could be used to create Nether reactors, which would generate a square tower made of netherrack centered on the reactor, known as the Nether Spire.
v0.12.1build 1Nether reactor cores no longer have a function due to the addition of the Nether.
Nether reactor cores now drop 6 iron ingots and 3 diamonds.
Nether reactor cores have been removed from creative inventory.
Nether reactor cores no longer make Nether reactors.
Nether reactor cores can no longer be crafted.
v0.15.0build 1 Nether Reactor Core BE2.png Initialized Nether Reactor Core BE2.png Finished Nether Reactor Core BE2.png The default textures of nether reactor cores have been switched with the one in the plastic texture pack. This is possibly a bug.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0 Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Initialized Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Finished Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Added nether reactor cores, which are unused.
Pi Edition
0.1 Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Initialized Nether Reactor Core PI1.png Finished Nether Reactor Core BE1.png Added nether reactor cores, which are unused.
0.1.1 Initialized Nether Reactor Core BE1.png The active texture has changed.

Issues

Nether reactor cores are an unsupported block and as such issues relating to them may not be fixed.[1]

See also

References

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