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Bed
Bed
First Appearance Beta 1.3 (February 22, 2011)
Type of Block Utility Block
Tool Used Any tool
Data Values Hex: 163(Item)
Dec:
355(Item)
Stackable?
No
Obeys Physics?
No
Luminosity
No
Transparency
Yes

Beds are crafted with three blocks of wood planks and three blocks of wool, and can be slept in by right clicking on them. Sleeping in a bed will change the world time to Dawn if all players within the Minecraft world are sleeping. It will also set your spawn point to right next to the Bed.

There are four occasions when Beds cannot be slept in:

  • If it is Daytime
  • If there are hostile Mobs nearby
  • If there is another player already sleeping in the bed
  • If the Bed is within the Nether or End

The first three situations will result in a message stating that you are unable to sleep in the bed. If you are in the Nether or End, instead of a message, your bed will explode when you try to sleep in it. The bed will be destroyed, as well as any blocks within about a four-block radius around it. Nearby blocks may also be lit on Fire. The explosion itself will kill the player who tried to sleep in the bed, and possibly any other players or mobs who happened to be in close proximity to the explosion.

Crafting

ItemCSS
Bed
None None None
BlockCSS
Wool
BlockCSS
Wool
BlockCSS
Wool
BlockCSS
Wood Planks
BlockCSS
Wood Planks
BlockCSS
Wood Planks

Trivia

  • It is possible to destroy a bed while you are on it by simply aiming slightly downward. After you do, though, touching a 2x1 wall or ceiling will cause damage, and walking into a corner will show suffocation. This will continue until you go back to sleep for the night.
  • The exploding bed is a reference to one of the lyrics in Notorious B.I.G's song "Suicidal Thoughts".
  • During the Beta version, if you place your bed near a wall, a Zombie or a Skeleton will spawn beside you, though it couldn't attack you. This glitch was removed in Beta 1.9 pre-1.
  • Sleeping in a bed with an opaque block directly above it will result in suffocation.
  • In the Minecraft: PE code, there is a block which is half a Bed. It can only be obtained through mods in creative.
  • If you destroy the blocks beneath the bed, the bed will float in the air.
  • You can use any type of wood and wool, and you will still get the normal bed.
  • The Sky Dimension was a planned dimension in Minecraft, intended to be the opposite of the Nether. To get there, you would sleep, and there would be a chance you would go. You can see the name Sky in the End.
  • Sleeping in a bed with a mob head above will place your POV inside the head.
  • You can sleep in the day during the thunderstorm.
  • You can craft beds out of any combination of wood and wool. There are no less than 884736 ways to create a bed.
  • Minecraft speedrunners use the bed as a method to kill the ender dragon.
  • If used in The End or the Nether, a bed will explode, leaving a larger crater than a single block of TNT.
  • Sleeping in the bed while falling will delay the fall damage.
  • More than 1 player can set the spawn point to the EXACT same bed..
  • You can't craft an upside-down bed, that's just plain silly!

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