TNT is a non-naturally occurring block that is flammable and explodes when lit on fire. TNT has a blast radius of 13 blocks (from side to side). Often used in worlds to create jumps, cliffs, pools, rooms, etc, TNT is one of the most popular and commonly used blocks. The blast will destroy the same amount of blocks regardless of the type of blocks in range. From the topmost section, it blows up 6 blocks down. Another thing to note, is that every explosion has the same pattern.


The TNT block is an extremely useful and fun block to use. They are used almost entirely for this purpose of destruction. It creates huge craters when dug down to 6 blocks. It is most useful when clearing terrain for structures. It immediately sets fire to anything flammable, though it does not destroy it instantly.
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The effect of a TNT blast.


  • When placing and lighting a TNT block, there is a glitch when the user walks to close to an unrendered section while the TNT is burning, and once it becomes rendered, the lit block is visible, but when the player walks into it, they can walk throught it, and can only dissapear when any other block is placed near it.
  • TNT is often used to demolish a big structure, start fires on wood, or simply make a crater or hole in the ground.
  • The only material that TNT cannot destroy is Bedrock and flaming wood and foliage.
  • There are 16 sticks of TNT in the crate.
  • There is always a distinct design when TNT blows terrain up.
  • TNT inside a another TNT's Blast range will NOT blow up with the TNT, so as to allow for mass explosions.
  • Sometimes, if you light too much TNT on fire at once, the game will lag upon the TNT exploding.
  • TNT can destroy anything, except bedrock, which is indestructible, and already flaming blocks.
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