Soul Sand

Soul Sand is a naturally occuring block found in the Nether. It is often found in large amounts on the ground, and sometimes inside a Nether Fortress where it may have Netherwart growing on it.

Soul Sand is 1 pixel shorter than most blocks, and is the same height as tilled dirt. This means one cannot climb from soul sand onto a slab without jumping (due to the greatest height you can walk up being 8 pixels). These can be used to make one way doors.

Soul Sand also slows the players movement speed when walked over. This can be used to slow down mobs or other players when they attempt to access your base. The slowing effect of Soul Sand can be amplified by placing Ice below it.

Last edited by Whelan on 5 April 2012 at 10:13
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