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|First Appearance||Beta 1.9 Pre-release|
|Type of Block||Block|
|Data Values||Hex: 73 Dec: 115|
Nether Wart is critical for the Brewing of the Awkward Potion, which is used in the base of almost all potions . It is required to brew all Potions other than Potions of Weakness from scratch.
Considering Nether wart is essential in order to brew nearly all types of potions, it is wise for players to set up a Farming operation in order to easily obtain their brewing ingredients. Like all other crops, the growing time is randomized. When harvested at its mature state, it will drop 2 to 4 nether wart. Nether wart will only grow in Soul Sand , but the block of sand can be located anywhere in the Overworld , The Nether , or The End if a player places it there. The plant does not require Sunlight or Water to grow, only time.