Sand is a loose block, falls down if there is no solid block underneath. It is used for the manufacture of glass, sandstone and in construction, but it is a very weak material. You can find sand in large quantities in the desert, along the shores of water bodies, at the bottom of the ocean. It is easy to get sand with your hand, but most quickly with a shovel. If sand falls on a mob or player, the mob will suffocate and lose health until it gets out. This property of sand is used in traps
Tricks and tips
- Minecraft versions: 1.17 / 1.16.5 / 1.16.4 / 1.16.3 / 1.16.2 / 1.16.1 / 1.16
- ID: sand
Where to find sand
Here's where you can find sand in Minecraft, i.e. where sand in Minecraft.
What can be done from sand
Here it is indicated what can be done from sand in Minecraft, i.e. which recipes use sand in Minecraft.
Get sand command
Here is the command that allows you to get sand in Minecraft, that is, how to create sand in Minecraft.
Sand can be summoned using a command in creative mode.. This requires:
- open chat (press "T")
- write command
/give @p minecraft:sand
- press "ENTER"
You can also specify the number and to whom sand will be issued:
/give @p minecraft:sand 10
get 10 sand
/give MinecraftMax minecraft:sand
sand will be given to the player with the nickname MinecraftMax
The command can be written to the command block so that it is executed when a redstone signal is received.