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This article is about the Nether plant. For the overworld root crops, see Carrot and Beetroot. For the block found under azalea trees and will be in lush caves, see Rooted Dirt. For the block made by bonemealing rooted dirt and will be found in lush caves, see Hanging Roots.

Not to be confused with Nether Sprouts.

Roots
Crimson Roots JE1 BE1.png
Warped Roots JE1 BE1.png
Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

?

Blast resistance

0

Hardness

0

Luminant

No

Transparent

Yes

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

Yes

Roots are a non-solid plant-like block that come in two variants, crimson roots and warped roots, which generate naturally on warped or crimson nylium and soul soil in their respective biomes. They resemble a colony of tall, thin mushrooms.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

Roots can be mined instantly with any tool. They drop themselves when broken. Flower pots containing roots drop both the flower pot and roots when broken.

Natural generation[]

Crimson roots generate in the crimson forest biome and rarely in the soul sand valley and warped forest biomes. Warped roots generate in warped forest biomes.

Chest loot[]

Item Structure Container Quantity Chance
Java Edition
Crimson Roots Bastion remnant Hoglin stable chest 2–7 22.8%
Bedrock Edition
Crimson Roots Bastion remnant Hoglin stable chest 2–7 22.8%

Post-generation[]

Applying bone meal to nylium causes roots to appear on that nylium block, and on nearby nylium. The generated roots are the same type as the nylium that the bone meal is used on. However, in Java Edition, using bone meal on warped nylium can generate crimson roots at a very low chance.[1]

Usage[]

Decoration[]

Roots are decorative blocks. Roots can be planted in a flower pot, which gives them a different texture.

Compost[]

Roots can also be used on a composter, with a 65% chance of increasing the level by 1.

Sounds[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.roots.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break??16
?None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.roots.fallNone[sound 1]??16
?Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.roots.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit??16
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.roots.placesubtitles.block.generic.place??16
?FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.roots.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps??16
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:[more information needed]

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationBlock tags (JE)FormTranslation key
Crimson Rootscrimson_rootsenderman_holdableBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.crimson_roots
Warped Rootswarped_rootsenderman_holdableBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.warped_roots

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Crimson Rootscrimson_roots478Block & Itemtile.crimson_roots.crimsonRoots.name
Warped Rootswarped_roots479Block & Itemtile.warped_roots.warpedRoots.name

History[]

Java Edition
September 28, 2019Crimson Roots JE1 BE1.png Crimson roots was shown as part of crimson forest biome.
1.1620w06aCrimson Roots JE1 BE1.png Warped Roots JE1 BE1.png
Crimson Roots (item) JE1.png Warped Roots (texture) JE1 BE1.png Added crimson and warped roots.
The inventory texture of crimson roots is slightly different from their block texture.[2]
20w09aRoots can now be planted in flower pots.
20w10aCrimson Roots (texture) JE1 BE1.png The inventory texture of crimson roots has been changed to match the block form.
20w15aRoots can now be composted.
20w16aCrimson roots now generate in bastion remnants chests.
1.16.2Pre-release 1Roots now require shears to drop themselves.
Pre-release 2Roots no longer require shears to drop themselves.
Bedrock Edition
1.16.0beta 1.16.0.51Crimson Roots JE1 BE1.png Warped Roots JE1 BE1.png
Crimson Roots (texture) JE1 BE1.png Warped Roots (texture) JE1 BE1.png Added crimson and warped roots.
beta 1.16.0.57Crimson roots now generate in bastion remnants chests.
Roots can now be composted.

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Crimson Roots" or "Warped Roots" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Gallery[]

References[]

  1. MC-182102 – Crimson Fungus and roots can appear when bonemealing Warped Nylium
  2. MC-171447 – Crimson root item form has inconsistent texture
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