Nodes are the building blocks in Minetest. They have 16×16 textures and are seen by the player as one cubic meter. This page lists the available nodes in Minetest Game.
Naturally generated nodes
These nodes occurred naturally in the generated maps. Stairs are excluded from this list. See Stair to see the generated stairs.
See also: Ores
Plants and fungi
Background color key
The background color denotes the availability of the nodes. It tells you in which map generators these nodes may be generated.
- Yellow: Generated in all map generators
- White: Generated in all map generators except singlenode
- Gray: Generated in all map generators except v6 and singlenode
- Light blue: Only generated in valleys
These nodes are not found naturally; these must be crafted or smelted by the player.
Slabs and Stairs
These nodes are not found naturally. They have to be harvested or grown by the player.
Created by special events
These nodes also exist in the Minetest Game, but these don’t appear in usual gameplay or in Creative Mode. These blocks can only be obtained by unconventional means, for example, with the server command “
Internally used blocks
Internally used blocks are blocks in Minetest which are used for technical reasons only. They don't have a gameplay value and the player can't interact with them directly.
Blocks in future versions
Last update: October 24, 2018.