|First Appearance||Beta 1.3 (February 22, 2011)|
|Type of Block||Utility Block|
|Tool Used||Any tool|
|Data Values||Hex: 163(Item)|
Beds are crafted with three blocks of wood planks and three blocks of wool, and can be slept in by right clicking on them, which will change the world time to morning if everyone in the world is sleeping. It will also automatically set your spawn point to right next to the Bed.
There are 4 occasions when Beds cannot be slept in: if it is daytime, if there are neutral or hostile mobs nearby, if there is somebody else already sleeping in the bed, or if the Bed is in the Nether or End. The first three will result in a message popping up telling you that you are unable to sleep in it. If you are in the Nether or End, instead of a message, your bed will explode, along with blocks about a four-block radius around it.
|Wood Planks||Wood Planks||Wood Planks|
- 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.