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This page contains content on features that are part of Experimental Gameplay in Bedrock Edition. 
These features may be properly added in a future update, but requires the "Vanilla Experiments" option toggled to be enabled in the current version.
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This article describes a feature planned for Java Edition. 
It has not appeared in any development versions yet, but is planned to be included in Java Edition 1.19.
Sculk Vein
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Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Blast resistance

?

Hardness

?

Luminant

No

Transparent

Yes

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

A sculk vein is a block generated by sculk catalysts as part of the blooming process.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

Sculk veins can be mined with any tool, but hoes are the quickest.

Block Sculk Vein
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 veins generate when a sculk catalyst is in range of where a mob dies.

Usage[]

Sculk veins can be placed on any and multiple sides of a block, similarly to glow lichen.

Sounds[]

Generic[]

Template:Sound table/Block/Sculk Vein

Data values[]

ID[]

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Sculk Veinsculk_vein714Block & Itemtile.sculk_vein.name

Block states[]

See also: Block state

Bedrock Edition:

Name Default value Allowed values Description
multi_face_direction_bits00 to 63The directions the sculk vein exists.

History[]

October 3, 2020Sculk Vein (pre-release 1).png Sculk veins are shown at Minecraft Live 2020.
November 13, 2020Sculk Vein BE1.gif The sculk veins 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 Veins" was mentioned in Bedrock Beta documentation.
beta 1.17.30.23Sculk Vein (texture) BE1.png Sculk Veins texture was shown in internal Caves & Cliffs textures.
1.18.0beta 1.18.0.22Sculk Vein BE1.gif Added sculk veins behind the Vanilla experiments toggle.

Issues[]

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

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