The Withered Nether Star, also known as the Wither Storm Nether Star, is an item found in Minecraft: Story Mode. It was dropped by the Wither Storm and first appears in "A Block and a Hard Place".


  • In "A Block and a Hard Place", The Wither Storm drops the Nether Star upon death, but it is not seen until Ellegaard/Magnus give it to Jesse.
    • In the same episode, Ellegaard/Magnus passes the Nether Star to Jesse to activate the Rainbow Beacon.
  • In "Order Up!", the Withered Nether Star can be seen on display inside the Order Hall.
  • In "A Journey's End?", the Withered Nether Star can be seen once again on display in the Order Hall.
  • In "Hero in Residence", the Withered Nether Star is mentioned to be powering the Rainbow Beacon in Beacontown.


A regular Nether Star also exists in Minecraft: Story Mode, but, unlike its Withered Nether Star counterpart, it is not attributed to the defeat of the Wither Storm; rather, it is connected to the defeat of a normal Wither.


  • The Withered Nether Star looks similar to a regular Nether Star, but is instead colored purplish-black to match the Wither Storm's color scheme.
  • In Episode 5, a normal Nether Star can also be seen on display inside the Order Hall.


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