Snow Block 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 snow block in Minecraft is shown below:

Snow Block Spawn Command

The Snow Block 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 Snow Block 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 Shovel Golden Shovel 0.03s
Diamond Shovel Diamond Shovel 0.04s
Iron Shovel Iron Shovel 0.05s
Stone Shovel Stone Shovel 0.08s
Wooden Shovel Wooden Shovel 0.15s

Snow Block Information

Snow Block

The snow block in Minecraft spawns in ice plains, ice spikes, cold taiga, frozen river and cold beach biomes. If broken with a shovel that has the silk touch enchantment, the block is dropped. If broken with any regular shovel, snowballs are dropped. If broken with an item that isn't a shovel, nothing is dropped.

Item ID minecraft:snow_block
Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below) minecraft:snow
Numerical ID 80
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Snow
Hardness 0.2
Material Dirt
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 3425 - 3425

Snow Block Crafting Recipes

Ingredients Pattern Result
Snowball
Snowball
Snowball
Snowball
1x Snow Block