search
Minecraft Wiki

Minecraft Wiki

936 pages 4328 edits Updated: Jul 06
Wiki BG

Nether Wastes in Minecraft

The Nether Wastes are a biome found in the Nether dimension. They are known for their hell-like appearance with lava and flames. Before the Nether Update, this is what the Nether traditionally looked like everywhere.


Nether Waste (via screenshot)


Description


The Nether wastes are a barren biome mainly composed of netherrack blocks and plenty of lava seas. They have extensive glowstone blobs hanging from the ceiling. Chunks of nether quartz, nether gold ore, and blackstone generate in the wastes with some Ancient Debris as well. Gravel and soul sand are found among its coastlines. The Nether Wastes biome has a unique set of vegetation such as brown mushrooms, red mushrooms, and nether warts.


Nether Waste with some zombified piglins and some chunks of glowstone (via screenshot)


Mob Spawns


Most of the mobs you will encounter in Nether Wastes are hostile, including ghasts, zombified piglins, magma cubes, endermen, and piglins. The only passive mob you will find here are the striders.


A zombified pigling a chicken jockey (via screenshot)


Conclusion


Nether Wastes are large and extensive barren biomes that are filled with netherrack blocks, and lots of lava seas and falls. It is mostly populated with hostile mobs and a few passive ones. You can also find structures such as nether fortresses and bastion remnants.


FAQs


Q.What are Nether Wastes?

A. The Nether Waste is a barren biome composed mostly of netherrack.


Q. What do the Nether Wastes look like?

A. Nether wastes are a dark red, like crimson forests, but that's where the similarities end. They look like what the Nether used to look like before the Nether Update.


Q. Do piglins spawn in Nether Wastes?

A. Piglins spawn in groups of 2-4 in nether wastes and crimson forest biomes, and within bastion remnants, upon generation.




This functionality is open only to Wiki Admins

Popular In Minecraft Wiki

Comments

Latest Wiki Pages

Smelting

Smelting

Minecraft Wiki 8 mn 19 d
Sky Dimension in Minecraft

Sky Dimension in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 8 mn 2 d
Education Edition

Education Edition

Minecraft Wiki 8 mn 6 d
Getting Started in Minecraft

Getting Started in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 8 mn 10 d
The Twilight Forest Minecraft mod

The Twilight Forest Minecraft mod

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 25 d
Mowzie’s Mobs

Mowzie’s Mobs

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 26 d
What is Pixelmon in Minecraft?

What is Pixelmon in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 27 d
How to Craft an Oak Button in Minecraft

How to Craft an Oak Button in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 27 d
How to Craft a Tripwire Hook in Minecraft?

How to Craft a Tripwire Hook in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 29 d
How to Craft a Lever in Minecraft?

How to Craft a Lever in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn
How to craft a Redstone Repeater in Minecraft?

How to craft a Redstone Repeater in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 1 d
How to craft a Daylight Detector in Minecraft?

How to craft a Daylight Detector in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 2 d
How to Craft a Redstone Comparator in Minecraft

How to Craft a Redstone Comparator in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 3 d
Can Dragon Fireball be used as a decorative item in Minecraft?

Can Dragon Fireball be used as a decorative item in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 4 d
How to Craft a Beacon in Minecraft

How to Craft a Beacon in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 6 d
What are Elder Guardians and what do they do in Minecraft?

What are Elder Guardians and what do they do in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 11 d
Verdant Froglight in Minecraft

Verdant Froglight in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 13 d
What are Dragon Fireballs in Minecraft?

What are Dragon Fireballs in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 9 mn 14 d
What is Structure Void in Minecraft?

What is Structure Void in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 10 mn 15 d
What are Structure blocks in Minecraft?

What are Structure blocks in Minecraft?

Minecraft Wiki 10 mn 15 d