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So i was wondering since one of the recent updates brought the possibility of crafting snow panels. This allows you to re-create a snowy biome. Now I was wondering what happens to the snow if you place it in the nether? I then also realised that i never tried placing snow blocks in the nether. Has anyone tested this yet? A link to a wiki would also be appreciated.

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Does it have to be a specific wiki or does any suffice? – 5pike Jun 25 '13 at 10:03
No any source stating that you can or cant place snow in the nether would be fine – Marco Geertsma Jun 25 '13 at 10:36
Sorry, I have to downvote for lack of research. Finding the answer to this by trying it would have taken less time than posting the question. – SevenSidedDie Jun 25 '13 at 18:19
up vote 5 down vote accepted

You can indeed place snow bocks and snow panels in the nether. both in creative and survival. (you can also throw snowballs) enter image description here

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Minecraft Logic: Water evaporates in the nether, snow stays frozen.... – Jasarien Jun 25 '13 at 10:29
yep thats what i've been saying; minecraft is the most realistic game ever... – RustyMembers Jun 25 '13 at 10:31
Hmm interesting, do snowballs do extra damage (or any damage at all) against nether mobs then? – Marco Geertsma Jun 25 '13 at 10:36
Snowballs dont do any damage to any mobs exept blazes – RustyMembers Jun 25 '13 at 10:37
@RustyMembers They do damage to the Ender dragon as well. – Buhb Jun 26 '13 at 21:10

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