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Glowing Endstone Block

Glowing Block, also known as "Magic Ore", "Node" or "Shiny Block", is a block found in The End. It can appear as Obsidian, End Stone, Sponge and Wet Sponge[1] (the last two not being able to be mined) and emits purple particles (considered Potion Particles by OptiFine). Mining shiny blocks will give you the achievement "Oh Shiny", worth 5 Hypixel achievement points. It will also drop loot.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Mining 1 Glowing Block will drop 3 of the following things, including more than one of the same one. This list is roughly ordered from most common to most rare.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The name "Oh Shiny" may be a reference to the Vanilla Minecraft achievement by the same name
  • The name "Glowing Block" was given to the block due to the achievement description "Mine a Glowing Block on the End Island"
  • As of August 6th 2019, Mana 5 potions were removed from Glowing Blocks
  • As of August 6th 2019, coin drop was massively nerfed. It used to be up to 20,000 coins per block.
  • There are Sponge and Wet Sponge Glowing Blocks, but they can't be mined.[1]
  • In 0.7.11 changelog, they were referred to as nodes.[2]

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