|End Portal Frame|
|First Appearance||Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3|
|Type of Block||Solid Block|
|Location||Stronghold portal room|
An End Portal Frame is a block found in Strongholds which are arranged in a 12 block ring pattern over a pool of Lava. This arrangement of blocks makes up an End Portal, which players can use to reach the End. An End portal frame is like Bedrock, in that it can only be obtained in the Creative inventory and cannot be broken in Survival or Adventure.
Overview[edit | edit source]
Some of the frame blocks will already have an Eye of Ender inserted into them, while others will be empty. Once each of the 12 End portal frame blocks contains an Eye of Ender, the End Portal will open and connect to the End. Eyes of Ender can be obtained by crafting them from Ender Pearls and Blaze Powder. An Eye of Ender can be inserted into a frame when a player is holding the Eye in their hand, and they right click on the frame block.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The end portal frame can only be destroyed in Creative mode. Ever since 1.4.2, end portal frames have been in the creative menu.
- Breaking an End portal frame makes the same sound as a Glass block breaking.
- End portal frames are slightly larger than slabs.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
An End Portal Frame block without an Eye of Ender in it.
An End Portal Frame block with an Eye of Ender in it.
The new End Portal Frame with an ender eye.
The original End Portal Frame.
The original End Portal Frame but cracked.
An active End Portal. Note the End Portal Frame blocks with an Eye of Ender in each of them.
The stairs leading up to an End Portal.
Another view of an active End Portal.