Mar 3, 2022 2 min read

How Many Blocks Are In Minecraft?

New Blocks in Minecraft 1.18
New Blocks in Minecraft 1.18

Wondering how many blocks are in Minecraft? We look at the multiplayer server API to see how many materials there are. You might be surprised...

In this guide, we'll look at how many blocks there are in Minecraft in 2022. With regular new updates to the game, there's always new blocks and items being added. We look at API data to see just how many blocks there really are!

New Blocks in Minecraft Nether Update

The nether update added a variety of new 1.16 blocks and items to the game. It added to ability explore new biomes in the Nether and get valuable new loot for your base. Recap all the items including the strider, soul speed enchantment and more in our linked article.

amethyst purpur in minecraft

Creative Mode Only Blocks in Minecraft

There has always been some blocks in the game which are only obtainable in creative mode. Some of the notable blocks include:

  • Barrier (Invisible)
  • Writable Book (Green variant of the book)
  • Bedrock (Unbreakable)
  • Command Block (Run commands)
  • Jigsaw Block (Copy structures)
minecraft water ruins

How Many Blocks Are In Minecraft in 2022?

According to Spigot, the API provider for Minecraft servers, there are 2455 materials as of March 2022. This includes all the items, block states, materials and creative mode items that may not obtainable in the singleplayer version of the game. For example, there is the writable book which is not available in survival! Is it more than you thought?

New Blocks In Minecraft 1.17

In the Minecraft 1.17 update, there were 124 new blocks. We covered some of the top new items and blocks including Amethyst, a new type of material like diamond.  The new caves & cliffs update also brought cave style blocks including moss blocks, deepslate and more. Have you seen them all? Check out our recap guide to take a look.

Play With All The Blocks

If you want to unlock all the individual blocks, join the Minecraft parkour servers and take part in the active community. The entire world is made of blocks, all scattered out and ready to be unlocked. Collect all the blocks and make your own base. To start playing, Open Minecraft -> Multiplayer -> Add Server -> Server Name: SkyGrid -> Server Address: city.thesurvivalmc.com. Ensure that you are the playing on the latest 1.18 version of Minecraft for best compatibility.

ice structure in minecraft

What Blocks Will Be Added Next?

When the Minecraft 1.19 update arrives, expected June 2022, there will be a handful of new blocks and mobs added to the game. This means that the 1.18 Minecraft servers will be updated to 1.19. Expect new one block type games which have all the 2,000 blocks inside! Rumors for this update is that it will include a new type of wood, the Allay monster and more.

Last Updated: May 22, 2022

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