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For other uses, see Sculk (disambiguation).
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This article describes a feature planned for Java Edition. 
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Sculk
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Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

?

Hardness

?

Luminant

No

Transparent

No

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Sculk is a decorative block found in the creative inventory, and created by the sculk catalyst.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

Sculk blocks can be mined with any tool, but hoes are the quickest. It drops 1 experience [more information needed]if mined without silk touch.

Block Sculk
Hardness ?
Tool
Breaking time[A]
Default ?
Wooden ?
Stone ?
Iron ?
Diamond ?
Netherite ?
Golden ?
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Sculk Catalyst[]

Sculk blocks generate when a sculk catalyst is in range of where a mob dies, replacing any grass blocks, dirt, coarse dirt, stone, deepslate, andesite, diorite and granite in the area.

Usage[]

Sculk blocks are currently used as decorative blocks, but are also a good source of extra xp from mob kills, being usable in mob farms.

Sounds[]

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokenbreak.sculk1.00.8
BlocksFalling on the block with fall damagestep.sculk0.41.0
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.sculk0.350.5
BlocksJumping from the blockstep.sculk0.121.0
BlocksFalling on the block without fall damagestep.sculk0.141.0
BlocksWalking on the blockstep.sculk0.171.0
BlocksWhen the block is placedplace.sculk1.00.8

Data values[]

ID[]

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Sculksculk713Block & Itemtile.sculk.name

History[]

October 3, 2020Sculk (pre-release).png Sculk blocks are shown at Minecraft Live 2020.
November 13, 2020Sculk BE1.png The sculk has a new texture in a tweet from Brandon Pearce.
April 26, 2021Kingbdogz states that sculk features aren't coming in 1.17.
October 16, 2021Sculk features were delayed to 1.19.
Bedrock Edition
1.17.30beta 1.17.30.22"Sculk" was mentioned in Bedrock Beta documentation.
beta 1.17.30.23Sculk (texture) BE1.png Sculk texture was shown in internal Caves & Cliffs textures.
1.18.0beta 1.18.0.22Sculk BE1.gif Added sculk blocks behind the "Vanilla Experiments" toggle.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.18.10beta 1.18.10.21Moved the sculk blocks to the "Wild Update" experimental toggle.

Gallery[]

Concept art[]

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Sculk" or "Sculk Block" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

References[]


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