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A wet sponge is a block very similar to the dry sponge, except it is saturated with water, and emits water droplets from the bottom. (If in the overworld or end)


When a dry sponge comes into contact with water, it will instantly absorb water blocks in all directions within a 7 block radius of the sponge. As soon as a dry sponge absorbs any amount of water, it is immediately converted into a wet sponge block.

Heating a wet sponge in a furnace or blast furnace will revert itself into its original dry state. Placing an empty bucket in the fuel slot of the furnace while smelting a wet sponge, will fill the bucket with the "evaporated" water (yielding one water bucket for each wet sponge). Wet sponges will also automatically dry themselves when placed in the Nether.


  • Can be harvested from the ceiling of a specific room inside an ocean monument. The room contains approximately 30 sponges, and the sponges do not require a tool to gather.
  • Dropped by elder guardians when killed (the dropped sponge can be either wet or dry).


  • Both wet and dry sponges share the same breaking and placing sound effect with grass.