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Game Modes Survival and Creative
Type of Block Liquids
Luminosity No
Transparency Partial
Renewable No
Stackable Yes
Flammable No


Lava is liquid block that does damage to mobs, players and ignites some materials.

Lava spreading out of hill.


Lava cannot be obtained as block but can be collected with an Empty Bucket used on a source block of Lava.

Bucket filled with Lava can be used on any block. Lava will place on this block spreading around. 

In current version of the game Lava can be obtained only from Lava source block which have no flowing animation unlike other Lava block. Deleting the Lava source block will entail disappearance of all Lava spread from this source.

This action will empty the Bucket.


Lava collected with Empty Bucket  can be used to create a Lava source.

Lava does damage to players, mobs and ignites some materials such as Wood and Wool.

Lava behavior

Lava source placed on a horizontal space will spreads on a 7 blocks distance in all directions.

Lava spreading on horizontal space.

If there is deepening in 7 blocks radius Lava will head this way ignoring other directions.

Lava heading the deepening.

Flowing block will become Lava source if it placed on solid or other source block and borders at least 2 other sources blocks. Flowing can search for drains on 5 blocks distance. Lava will choose nearest drain if there are more than 1.

Flowing Lava found drain.

Lava can turns the corner in searching for drains or even multiple corners if its in 3 blocks radius.

Lava turns a corner to reach the drain.

Lava and Water

If you place Lava Bucket on the top of still or running water , it creates stone .

You can obtain an Obsidian, if you put Lava on Water . And Cobblestone , if you put Water on Lava.

As a Crafting Recipe

Lava can be obtained using a Bucket crafted on a Workbench.

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Crafting Empty Bucket

Updates History

Version Updates History

- Player can burn and die in lava

- Player can kill mobs using Lava Bucket 


- Added Flowing Water that can be obtained by using Empty Bucket on water source or cauldron.

- You can obtain an Obsidian, if you put Lava on Water. And Cobblestone, if you put Water on Lava.