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For the brick variant, see Polished Blackstone Bricks.
Polished Blackstone
Polished Blackstone JE1 BE1.png
Chiseled Polished Blackstone JE1 BE1.png
Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

6

Hardness

Polished Blackstone: 2
Chiseled Polished Blackstone: 1.5

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Polished blackstone is the stone-like polished variation of blackstone.

Chiseled polished blackstone is the chiseled variation of polished blackstone.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

Block Polished Blackstone Chiseled Polished Blackstone
Hardness 2 1.5
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default 10 7.5
Wooden 1.5 1.15
Stone 0.75 0.6
Iron 0.5 0.4
Diamond 0.4 0.3
Netherite 0.35 0.25
Golden 0.25 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[]

Polished blackstone can generate as part of bastion remnants and ruined portals in the Nether.

Crafting[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Polished Blackstone Blackstone

4
Chiseled Polished Blackstone Polished Blackstone Slab

Usage[]

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Polished Blackstone Button Polished Blackstone

Polished Blackstone Pressure Plate Polished Blackstone

Polished Blackstone Bricks Polished Blackstone
Polished Blackstone Slab Polished Blackstone
Polished Blackstone Stairs Polished Blackstone
Polished Blackstone Wall Polished Blackstone

Stonecutting[]

Name Ingredients Cutting recipe
Chiseled Polished Blackstone or
Polished Blackstone Bricks
Polished Blackstone
Polished Blackstone Slab or
Polished Blackstone Brick Slab
Polished Blackstone
Polished Blackstone Stairs or
Polished Blackstone Brick Stairs
Polished Blackstone
Polished Blackstone Wall or
Polished Blackstone Brick Wall
Polished Blackstone

Note Blocks[]

Polished blackstone can be placed under note blocks to produce "bass drum" sound.

Sounds[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.stone.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.stone.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.stone.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.stone.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.stone.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.stone1.00.8
BlocksFalling on the block with fall damagefall.stone0.41.0
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.stone0.370.5
?BlocksJumping from the blockjump.stone0.121.0
?BlocksFalling on the block without fall damageland.stone0.221.0
BlocksWalking on the blockstep.stone0.31.0
BlocksWhen the block is placeduse.stone1.00.8

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDFormTranslation key
Polished Blackstonepolished_blackstoneBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.polished_blackstone
Chiseled Polished Blackstonechiseled_polished_blackstoneBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.chiseled_polished_blackstone

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Polished Blackstonepolished_blackstone546Block & Itemtile.polished_blackstone.name
Chiseled Polished Blackstonechiseled_polished_blackstone534Block & Itemtile.chiseled_polished_blackstone.name

History[]

Java Edition
1.1620w15aPolished Blackstone JE1 BE1.png Chiseled Polished Blackstone JE1 BE1.png Added polished blackstone and chiseled polished blackstone.
20w16aPolished blackstone and chiseled polished blackstone now generate in bastion remnants.
Polished blackstone and chiseled polished blackstone can now generate as part of ruined portals.
1.16.220w28aPolished blackstone is now renewable as piglins have an 8.71% chance to give 8-16 blackstone during bartering.
Bedrock Edition
1.16.0beta 1.16.0.57Polished Blackstone JE1 BE1.png Chiseled Polished Blackstone JE1 BE1.png Added polished blackstone and chiseled polished blackstone.

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Polished Blackstone" or "Chiseled Polished Blackstone" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Trivia[]