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Polished deepslate is the stone-like polished version of deepslate.


Natural generation[]

Polished deepslate generate naturally in ancient cities.‌


Polished deepslate can be obtained only by mining it with a pickaxe. When mined using any other tool, it drops nothing.

Block Polished Deepslate
Hardness 3.5
Breaking time[A]
Default 17.5
Wooden 2.65
Stone 1.35
Iron 0.9
Diamond 0.7
Netherite 0.6
Golden 0.45
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.


Ingredients Crafting recipe
Cobbled Deepslate



Ingredients Cutting recipe
Cobbled Deepslate


Using a stonecutter instead of a crafting table can produce all the derivative deepslate blocks directly. All of the blocks below, including polished deepslate, can also be obtained directly from cobbled deepslate.

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Deepslate Bricks Polished Deepslate
Polished Deepslate Slab Polished Deepslate
Polished Deepslate Stairs Polished Deepslate
Polished Deepslate Wall Polished Deepslate


Name Ingredients Cutting recipe
Polished Deepslate Slab Polished Deepslate
Polished Deepslate Stairs Polished Deepslate
Polished Deepslate Wall Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Bricks Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Brick Slab Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Brick Stairs Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Brick Wall Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Tiles Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Tile Slab Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Tile Stairs Polished Deepslate
Deepslate Tile Wall Polished Deepslate


Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.polished_deepslate.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.polished_deepslate.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.polished_deepslate.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
None[sound 1]Entity-DependentFalling on the block with fall damageblock.polished_deepslate.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
FootstepsEntity-DependentWalking on the blockblock.polished_deepslate.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.deepslate1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhen the block is placedplace.deepslate1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.deepslate0.30.5
PlayersFalling on the block with fall damagefall.deepslate0.41.0
PlayersWalking on the blockstep.deepslate0.31.0
PlayersJumping from the blockjump.deepslate0.121.0
PlayersFalling on the block without fall damageland.deepslate0.221.0

Data values[]


Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormBlock tagsTranslation key
Polished Deepslatepolished_deepslateBlock & Itemmineable/pickaxeblock.minecraft.polished_deepslate

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID FormItem ID[i 1]Translation key
Polished Deepslatepolished_deepslate638Block & Giveable Item[i 2]Identical[i 3]tile.polished_deepslate.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.


Java Edition
1.1721w07aPolished Deepslate JE1 Added polished grimstone.
February 22, 2021Polished Deepslate JE2 JAPPA shows new texture of polished grimstone.
1.1721w08aPolished Deepslate JE2 The texture has been changed.
Renamed polished grimstone to polished deepslate.
1.19Deep Dark Experimental Snapshot 1Polished deepslate now generate as part of ancient city.
Bedrock Edition
1.17.0beta Deepslate JE2 Added polished deepslate.
beta deepslate is no longer available only through Experimental Gameplay.


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