Snow Layer

0276 0015 layer snow

0235 0037 snow grass

Game Modes Survival and Creative
Type of Block Natural Block
Tool Used Any Tool, but Shovel is the fastest
Luminosity No
Transparency No
Renewable No
Stackable Yes (64)
Flammable No
Drops 0011 snowballSnowball (2-9)


Snow Layer is a block covering ground in snowy biomes. It can be found mostly on Snow Blocks.

Snow on trees

Snow Layer covers trees.


Snow Layer cannot be obtained as a block and can only be spawned randomly.

You can break Snow Layer with Shovel or other tools to obtain Snowball . If you break this block with empty hands, it will drop nothing.

As a Crafting Recipe

1 Snow Block  → 6 Snow (layer)

Snow 2

Updates History

Version Updates History

- Now you can break Snow Layer Block with any type of shovel or with any other tool, except empty hands, and it will drop Snowballs. 

- Added crafting recipes: now you can 1 Snow (layer) from 3 Snow Blocks.


- Snow Layer Blocks generate in the World in snowy biomes now.