The Nether Star is an item acquired when the Wither is defeated. Its only current uses are in crafting Beacons and as a decoration by being displayed as a trophy to other players using an Item Frame.
- Nether stars are immune to explosions.
- The nether star, Written Book, and the Notch Apple are the only non-potion and non-enchanted items to have an enchanting gleam.
- The nether star is one of only two items that appear when a Minecraft boss is killed, the other being the Dragon Egg.