Netherrack Item ID

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 netherrack in Minecraft is shown below:

Netherrack Spawn Command

The Netherrack item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

Mining Tools

Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Netherrack blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.

Tool Speed
Golden Pickaxe Golden Pickaxe 0.05s
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.08s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 0.1s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 0.15s
Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Pickaxe 0.3s

Netherrack Information


Netherrack cannot be crafted in Vanilla Minecraft. It is the primarily building block of the nether. It can be broken very fast with a pickaxe. When broken, it drops the netherrack item.

Item ID minecraft:netherrack
Numerical ID 87
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 0.4
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 3494 - 3494