Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for nether bricks in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Nether Bricks was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for nether bricks is:
Nether Bricks has a data value of 0. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
The numerical ID for Nether Bricks is:
The Nether Bricks item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Nether Bricks blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
Nether brick blocks can be found inside nether fortresses. They can also be crafted using, you guessed it.. nether bricks! The block is immune to the ghast fireball.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:nether_brick|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Nether Brick Slab, Nether Brick Fence, Nether Brick Stairs, Nether Brick Wall|
|Min / Max State IDs||4496 - 4496|
| ||1x Nether Bricks|