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This article documents an April Fools' joke. 
This feature was exclusively part of a joke version and is not currently planned for addition to regular Minecraft.
It is documented here on the wiki due to being officially-released content by Mojang Studios, even if not present in a final version.
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This feature is exclusive to Java Edition. 

Packed Air is a joke block from Java Edition 23w13a_or_b.


Packed Air can only be obtained after voting for the rule air_blocks.


Ingredients Crafting recipe
Air (April Fools joke)


Packed air can permanently fills the player's breath bar when standing in it.

It can only be placed in closed rooms on the moon otherwise it disappears like water in the nether when placing it in an open space on the moon, anywhere in another dimension or when the closed room is opened.

There is a maximum size of room that can be filled with only one packed air, which is 108 blocks³



SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.moss_carpet.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break0.90.8816
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.moss_carpet.placesubtitles.block.generic.place0.90.8816
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.moss_carpet.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.2250.5516
None[sound 1]Entity-DependentFalling on the block with fall damageblock.moss_carpet.fallNone[sound 1]0.450.82516
FootstepsEntity-DependentWalking on the blockblock.moss_carpet.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.1351.116
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SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Fire extinguishedBlocksWhen packed air is released from a non-airtight roomblock.fire.extinguishsubtitles.block.fire.extinguish0.11.5-2.016

Data values[]


Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormTranslation key
Packed Airpacked_airBlockblock.minecraft.packed_air


Java Edition
23w13a_or_bBlank Added packed air.


Packed air blocks are an unsupported item due to being an April Fools' joke, and therefore such issues relating to them will not be fixed.