ItemSprites.png Lava (Rarity: 1)

TypeItemSprites.png Pain Block (Lava) - Foreground
ChiItemSprites.png Fire
Texture TypeTextureTypeSprite.png 4 Directional
Collision TypeCollisionTypeSprite.png Full Collision
HardnessItemSprites.png 4 Hits
ItemSprites.png 3 Hits
Restores after 8s of inactivity.
Seed ColorSeedSprites.png
Grow TimeTreeSprites.png 31s
Default Gems DropItemSprites.png 0 - 1
Paint Preview
ItemSprites.pngItemSprites.png Red
ItemSprites.pngItemSprites.png Yellow
ItemSprites.pngItemSprites.png Green
ItemSprites.pngItemSprites.png Aqua
ItemSprites.pngItemSprites.png Blue
ItemSprites.pngItemSprites.png Purple
ItemSprites.pngItemSprites.png Charcoal
One of the four basic blocks (along with Cave BackgroundDirt, and Rock), Lava is an unsplicable burning hazard block which naturally generates in every non-blasted and several blasted worlds. All other blocks are essentially spliced from its seed, making it an important element in Growtopia. It can be found at the 4th to the last bottom in newly created world.

A Lava, when touched, knocks the player back and puts the player on fire until the player stops all motion. The player dies after making contact with the block five times in quick succession (recovering from damage takes roughly 5 seconds), but a player wearing the Asbestos Boots can take up to ten consecutive hits


Below is a list of trees which can possibly be made by splicing a Lava Seed with another seed.

Items Splicing Recipes
ItemSprites.png Wood Block Splicing a Lava Seed with a Dirt Seed.
ItemSprites.png Glass Pane Splicing a Lava Seed with a Rock Seed.
ItemSprites.png Lava Rock Splicing a Lava Seed with a Cave Background Seed.
ItemSprites.png Rose Splicing a Lava Seed with a Grass Seed.
ItemSprites.png Torch Splicing a Lava Seed with a Sign Seed.
ItemSprites.png Danger Sign Splicing a Lava Seed with a Pointy Sign Seed.
ItemSprites.png Red Block Splicing a Lava Seed with a Bricks Seed.
ItemSprites.png Hot Head Splicing a Lava Seed with a Red Block Seed.
ItemSprites.png Santa Pants Splicing a Lava Seed with a Grey Block Seed.
ItemSprites.png Santa Vest Splicing a Lava Seed with a White Block Seed.
ItemSprites.png Evil Bricks Splicing a Lava Seed with a Black Block Seed.
ItemSprites.png Devil Horns Splicing a Lava Seed with a Death Spikes Seed.
ItemSprites.png Jetpack Splicing a Lava Seed with a Steel Block Seed.
ItemSprites.png Flapper Dress Splicing a Lava Seed with a Time-Space Rupture Seed.


  • Lava's original graphics were updated on 13 February 2013, making it appear more fluid and dripping as opposed to being a solid cube. The old texture for Lava was reimplemented into the game in June, 2014, as the Lava Cube
  • Recycling them gives 0 to 1 gem each.
  • Placing two Lavas next to each other will cause them to join, creating a continuous pattern.


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