How to Get and Use Blackstone in Minecraft

 Minecraft is a phenomenal hit with over 2 million copies sold across all the platforms. Many new objects are introduced after the Nether update; one of them is Blackstone. In this guide, we will help the players to get and use Blackstone in Minecraft.

Minecraft is developed by Mojang Studios and was released in the year 2011. It is created by Markus ‘Notch’ Persson. That’s all about the game; let’s get going.

How to Get and Use Blackstone in Minecraft

What is Blackstone?

Minecraft has added a lot of new things in the 1.16 Nether update. In this new update,  the players can see a brand new block of Blackstone. Blackstone is just another form of cobblestone. There can be many Blackstone forms, such as gilded Blackstone,  polished Blackstone, or regular Blackstone. Each of these Blackstone varieties has a particular purpose.

If you are stuck at how to find these varieties of Black stone blocks, this guide will help you out. We will also show you different recipes of the items that you can create using these black stone blocks.

How to Get Blackstone?

There are a total of three types of Blackstones available in Minecraft.


Regular Blackstone

If you are searching for the regular Blackstones, you can find them in the newly introduced basalt deltas biome in Nether. You can harvest regular Black stones with a simple wooden pickaxe. Harvesting regular black stone does not require any sophisticated equipment such as a diamond pickaxe or a netherite pickaxe. You may also search for regular Blackstone blocks inside of the bastion remnant structures.

Regular Blackstone blocks can be used for crafting a lot of items. You can craft a black stone slab using three regular black stone blocks, black stone stairs, or black stone walls using six regular black stone blocks,  polished black stone using for regular black stone blocks, or a furnace using eight regular black stone blocks. Many other items such as the stone axe, stone hoe,  stone pickaxe, stone shover, or a stone sword can also be crafted using these regular black stone blocks with the combination of sticks.

Polished Blackstone

When talking about polished Blackstone blocks, they are a little challenging to find as compared to the regular Black stone blocks. When you craft the polished black stone blocks, they look very smooth and flawless. 

As discussed in the previous paragraph, you will need regular black stone blocks for creating one polished Black stone block. Using two black stone slabs, you can create a polished black stone block. However, this will have lines in it.

Polished Blackstone blocks can be used for crafting a lot of items. You can create a polished Black stone button using one polished black stone block, a polished black stone pressure plate using two polished black stone blocks, a polished black stone slab using three polished black stone blocks, a polished black stone brick using four polished black stone blocks, or polished black stone stairs and polished black stone walls using six polished black stone blocks.

Gilded Blackstone

The gilded Black stone blocks are the rarest of the three varieties of black stone blocks. You cannot render gilded black stone from crafting or smelting. They can only be mined from the bastion remnant structures.

When you extract the gilded Black stones from the bastion remnant structures with a pickaxe, it will drop gold nuggets. It is recommended that you keep a guard while you are mining these gilded black stones.

That’s all we had for you with finding Blackstones and putting them to use. We hope this guide helped you. If you liked this, don’t forget to check out our other Wallpapers, Windows Guides, Gaming Guides, Social Media, iPhone Tricks, and Android Tricks for more guides. Subscribing to our YouTube Channel will help you win the $150 giveaway contest. If you have any doubts or feedback, comment down below with your name along with the e-mail ID, and we will reply shortly. Happy Gaming.

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