Water is one of the two fluid blocks in Minecraft. The other is Lava. It is found in Lakes, Rivers, Oceans, Ponds, Deep Oceans and underground springs. Water is blue, and, like all fluids, can flow. Water will flow a maximum of 7 blocks from its source. When a source block (source blocks do not have a flowing animation) is right-clicked with a Bucket, it will be collected, forming a Water Bucket. A dispenser with a water bucket can place and pickup the water source right in front of it.
Cobblestone GeneratorsWhen Water hits moving Lava, it turns into Cobblestone. This can be used to create an infinite amount of Cobblestone for structures or Monster Eggs. Cobblestone Generators are useful for players without access to a mine. They are commonly used in Skyblock.
When a TNT block explodes while in water (or Lava) it causes no structural damage (it still affects entities). This can be uses to launch TNT blocks long distances.
- Water cannot be placed in The Nether except in Cauldrons. If a Water Bucket is used, all that will happen is a puff of steam.
- If Ice is melted in the Nether in the Xbox 360 edition, water will appear as normal, but this doesn't occur in the computer edition.
- It is possible, using the /give command, to obtain a water block that will not spread at all. The ID is 9.
|Surface||Dirt • Grass Block • Podzol • Mycelium • Grassless Dirt • Sand • Gravel • Clay • Moss Stone • Wood • Red Sand • Packed Ice • Snow • Snow (Cover) • Ice • Water • Lava|
|Underground||Stone • Coal Ore • Iron Ore • Gold Ore • Lapis Lazuli Ore • Diamond Ore • Redstone Ore • Emerald Ore|
|Dimension Specific||Netherrack • Soul Sand • Glowstone • Nether Quartz Ore • End Stone|
|Structure Specific||Cobblestone • Wood Planks • Fence • Nether Brick (Block) • Stone Brick • Mossy Stone Brick • Cracked Stone Brick • Chiseled Stone Brick • Torch • Sea Lantern • Dark Prismarine • Prismarine Bricks • Prismarine • Glass Pane|
|Decoration||Fern • Large Fern • Tall Grass • Double Tallgrass • Lilac • Peony • Rose Bush • Sunflower • Poppy • Dandelion • Blue Orchid • Allium • Azure Bluet • Oxeye Daisy • Tulip • Lily Pad • Sugar Cane • Vines • Cactus|
|Crafted||Beacon • Fire Charge • Bucket • Eye of Ender • Map • Book and Quill • Firework Star • Paper|
|Natural||Water • Lava • Ender Pearl • Milk • Bone • Horse Armor • Music Disc • Slimeball • Snowball|
|Creative||Bottle o' Enchanting • Spawn Egg|
|Liquids||Water • Lava|
|Redstone||Piston Extension • Redstone Wire • Redstone Torch (Off) • Redstone Lamp (On) • Redstone Repeater (On) • Redstone Comparator (On)|
|Plants||Nether Wart (Growing) • Potato (Growing) • Carrot (Growing) • Wheat (Growing)|
|Misc||Fire • End Portal (Block) • Nether Portal (Block) • Locked Chest|